Cécile Nelly Pellet

PhD in physical Geography, University of Fribourg, Switzerland


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 cecile.pellet@unifr.ch
 +41 26 300 9385

Biography

Research projects:

  • Permafrost monitoring of Switzerland (PERMOS) - Current Project (2018 - )
  • Permafrost climate change initiative project (CCI permafrost) - Current Project (2018 - 2021)
  • Permafrost monitoring by reprocessing and repeating historical geophysical measurements (REP-ERT) - Current Projet (2019 - 2021)
  • IPA action group "Rock glacier inventories and kinematics" (RGIK) - Current Project (2018 - 2022)
  • Rock glacier inventory of Switzerland (SwissRG2020) - Current Project (2019 - 2023)
  • Soil moisture in mountainous terrain and its influence on the thermal regime in seasonal and permanently frozen terrains (SOMOMOUNT) - Project Completed (2013 - 2017)

Research and publications

  • 1. Publications in international journals, proceedings and books with peer review process
    • NOETZLI, J., ARENSON, L., BAST, A., BEUTEL, J., DELALOYE, R., FARINOTTI, D., GRUBER, S., GUBLER, H., HAEBERLI, W., HASLER, A., HAUCK, C., HILLER, M., HOELZLE, M., LAMBIEL, C., PELLET, C., SPRINGMAN, S. M., VONDER MUEHLL, D. and PHILIPS, M. (2021) Best practice for measuring permafrost temperature in boreholes based on the experience in the Swiss Alps, Front. Earth Sci., 9:607875. https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2021.607875
    • PERMOS (2021) Swiss Permafrost Bulletin 2019/2020, NOETZLI, J. & PELLET, C. (eds.), 21 pp, doi:10.13093/permos-bull-2021
    • PERMOS (2020) Swiss Permafrost Bulletin 2018/2019, PELLET, C. & NOETZLI, J. (eds.), 20p. doi:10.13093/permos-bull-2020
    • PERMOS (2019) Permafrost in Switzerland 2014/15 to 2017/18, NOETZLI, J., PELLET, C. & STAUB, B. (eds.) Glaciological Report Permafrost No. 16-19 of the Cryospheric Commission of the Swiss Academy of Sciences, 104pp. doi.org/10.13093/permos-rep-2019-16-19
    • MOLLARET, C., HILBICH, C., PELLET, C., FLORES-OROZCO, A., DELALOYE, R. & HAUCK, C. (2019) Mountain permafrost degradation documented through a network of permanent electrical resistivity tomography sites, The Cryosphere, 13, 2557–2578, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-2557-2019
    • PELLET, C. & HAUCK, C. (2017) Monitoring soil moisture from middle to high elevation in Switzerland: Set-up and first results from the SOMOMOUNT network, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 3199-3220, doi.org/10.5194/hess-21-3199-2017
    • PELLET, C., HILBICH, C., MARMY, A. & HAUCK, C. (2016) Soil moisture data for the validation of permafrost models using direct and indirect measurement approaches at thee alpine sites, Front. Earth Sci., 3:91, doi:10.3389/feart.2015.00091
    • POGLIOTTI, P., GUGLIELMIN, M., CREMONESE, E., MORRA DI CELLA, U., FILIPPA, G., PELLET, C. & HAUCK, C. (2015) Warming Permafrost and Active Layer Variability at Cime Bianche, Western European Alps, The Cryosphere, 9(2), 647-61, doi:10.5194/tc-9-647-2015
  • 2. Conference abstracts
    • PELLET, C., NOETZLI, J. & PERMOS Scientific Committee. (2019) 20-years of permafrost monitoring in Switzerland: lessons learned and key messages, SOUTHCOP2019, Queenstown (presentation)
    • PELLET, C. & NOETZLI, J. (2019) Standardized data management and storage for mountain permafrost data, SOUTHCOP2019, Queenstown (poster)
    • PELLET, C., MOLLARET, C. & HAUCK, C. (2018) Seasonal and inter-annual variability of soil moisture in permafrost terrains, EUCOP2018, Chamonix (presentation)
    • PELLET, C., HILBICH, C., MARMY, A. & HAUCK, C. (2016) Soil moisture data for the validation of permafrost models using direct and indirect measurement approaches at three alpine sites, ICOP2016, Potsdam (poster)
    • PELLET, C., HAUCK, C. & STÄHLI, M. (2016) The effect of temporal variability of soil moisture on mountain permafrost: a combined model and monitoring approach, EGU2016, Vienna (presentation)
    • PELLET, C., HILBICH, C., MARMY, A. & HAUCK, C. (2016) Soil moisture measurements for the calibration of a geophysically based model in mountain permafrost areas, EGU2016, Vienna (presentation)
    • PELLET, C., WICKI, A.,  HILBICH, C. & HAUCK, C. (2015) Soil water content distribution and its influence on the thermal regime of permanently frozen ground at Schilthorn (Swiss Alps), ICAM2015, Innsbruck (poster)
    • PELLET, C. & HAUCK, C. (2015) Newly installed soil moisture monitoring network at middle and high elevation in Switzerland: setup and first results, ICAM2015, Innsbruck (poster)
    • PELLET, C., HILBICH, C., PYTHON, S., DAENGELI, S., & HAUCK, C. (2014) Quantitative estimation of ice and water content in mountainous terrains using ERT and RST measurements, SGM2014, Fribourg (presentation)
    • PELLET, C. (2014) Ice and water content assessement in mountain permafrost using geophysical methods, AK-permafrost 2014, Wartaweil (presentation)
    • PELLET, C., HAUCK, C., HILBICH, C. & MARMY, A. (2014) Soil water and ice content validation for permafrost models using direct and indirect measurement approaches, EUCOP4, Evora (presentation)
    • PELLET, C., SCHERLER, M. & HAUCK, C. (2013) Soil moisture quantification in mountain permafrost: A model-data comparison at the Schilthorn, SGM2013, Lausanne (poster)
    • PELLET, C. (2013) SOMOMOUNT: Soil moisture monitoring in mountainous terrain and its influence on the thermal regime in seasonal and permanently frozen ground, AK-permafrost 2013, Salzburg (poster)
    • PELLET, C., ETZELMULLER, B., FARBROT., H., ISAKSEN, K., HILBICH, C. & HAUCK, C. (2011) Assessment of the sensitivity of mountain permafrost to climate change: A comparison between southern Norway and the Swiss Alps, 13, EGU2011-745 (poster)
  • 3. Theses and other publications
    • PELLET, C. and NOETZLI, J. (2020) Réchauffement du pergélisol en Suisse : 20 ans de mesures. GeoAgenda 2020/3, Open Issue, Association suisse de géographie, 10-13.
    • PELLET, C. (2017) La cryosphère alpine: un environnement en plein changement, GeoAgenda 2017/5, Édition spéciale la cryosphère alpine, association suisse de géographie, 4-9.
    • PELLET, C. (2017) Assessing the spatial and temporal evolution of soil moisture in mountainous terrains: a combined monitoring and modelling approach, alpine cryosphere and geomorphology studies, 4.
    • PELLET, C. (2011 unpubl.) Assessment of the sensitivity of mountain permafrost to climate changes: A comparison between southern Norway and the Swiss Alps, MSc thesis, University of Fribourg, Fribourg, 78 pp.