Link zu WSL Hauptseite Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL
 

Dr. Johan Gaume - Personal Homepage

Gaume
Organisational unit Snow Avalanches and Prevention
Avalanche Formation
Address WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF
Flüelastrasse 11
7260 Davos Dorf

Room Da B 1 16
Contact Phone: +41 81 4170 372
Fax: +41 81 4170 110
Web / E-Mail http://www.wsl.ch/info/mitarbeitende/gaume
,

Academic Education

-Engineering school of hydraulics and mechanics, Grenoble Institute of Technology, France

-Master in rheology, mechanics and physics of complex materials, Grenoble Institute of Technology, France

-PhD in geomechanics applied to slab avalanche release, Grenoble University, France

-Postdoc at the WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research, Davos, Switzerland

Full CV with publications here.

Research interests

-Geomechanics

-Natural hazards

-Avalanche formation processes

-Snow fracture

-Numerical modeling


Movie of a numerical PST using the discrete element method. First case with full propagation and second case with fracture arrest.

Projects

Modeling of avalanche release processes

 

Spacer