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Dr. Alexandre Badoux

 

Function

teamleader

  

Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL
Zürcherstrasse 111
8903 Birmensdorf

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Birmensdorf Bi LG D 06

 

Research Interests

  • Early warning systems for natural hazards
  • Influence of precipitation on the triggering of rapid mass movements
  • Hillslope erosion processes
  • Hydrological extreme events
  • Runoff generation
  • Sediment transport in rivers and torrents
 

Succinct curriculum vitae

  • since 01/2012: Teamleader of research group Torrents in the research unit Mountain Hydrology and Mass Movements
  • 10/2010 to 12/2011: Teamleader a.i. of research group Torrents, Erosion and Landslides;
  • 03/2007 to 09/2010: Research scientist at the Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL;
    research unit Mountain Hydrology and Torrents, research group Torrents, Erosion and Landslides;
  • 03/2005 to 03/2007: Postdoc at the Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL;
    Project HYDRALP „Sediment transfer study in Alpine environments“, collaboration in various research projects based in the canton of Valais
  • 03/2001 to 02/2005: PhD at the Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL and the Institute of Geography (GIUB) of the University of Berne;
    Project Lothar and Mountain Torrents (Investigations on the influence of wind storm deforestation on the runoff generation at various scales in a torrential catchment)
  • 07/1999 to 02/2001: Research scientist at the Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL;
    Natural hazards damages database project
  • 10/1998 to 05/1999: Master thesis at the Depatment of Geography of the ETH Zurich (now Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science IACETH) on the topic of hydrological modeling of partly glaciated mountainous catchments
  • 10/1993 to 05/1999: Master studies at the Department for Earth Sciences of the ETH Zurich (D-ERDW)
  • 04/1987 to 09/1993: Swiss grammar school in Wetzikon (KZO Wetzikon)
 

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