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RAMMS GENERAL:

  • Grêt-Regamey, A.; Brunner, S.H.; Altwegg, J.; Christen, M.; Bebi, P., 2013. Integrating expert knowledge into mapping ecosystem services trade-offs for sustainable forest management. Ecol. Soc. 18, 3: 34, 21 p.
  • Christen, M.; Bühler, Y.; Bartelt, P.; Leine, R.; Glover, J.; Schweizer, A.; Graf, C.; McArdell, B.W.; Gerber, W.; Deubelbeiss, Y.; Feistl, T. & Volkwein, A. (2012): Integral hazard management using a unified software environment: numerical simulation tool "RAMMS" for gravitational natural hazards. In: Koboltschnig, G.; Hübl, J.; Braun, J. (eds.) 12th Congress INTERPRAEVENT, 23-26 April 2012 Grenoble - France. Proceedings. Vol. 1. Klagenfurt, International Research Society INTERPRAEVENT. 77-86. pdf_icon

  • Christen, M.; Gerber, W.; Graf, Ch.; Bühler Y.; Bartelt, P.; Glover, J.; McArdell, B.; Feistl, T.; Steinkogler, W. 2012: Numerische Simulation von gravitativen Naturgefahren mit "RAMMS" (Rapid Mass Movements). Zeitschrift für Wildbach-, Lawinen-, Erosions- und Steinschlagschutz. 169, 282 - 293. pdf_icon

  • Christen, M., J. Kowalski, and P. Bartelt 2010: RAMMS: Numerical simulation of dense snow avalanches in three-dimensional terrain, Cold Regions Science and Technology, 63, 1 - 14. alt

  

RAMMS::AVALANCHE:  

  • Bartelt, P., O. Buser, C. V. Valero, and Y. Bühler 2016: Configurational energy and the formation of mixed flowing/powder snow and ice avalanches, Annals of Glaciology, 57(71), 179 - 188, doi:10.3189/2016AoG71A464. alt
     
  • Dreier, L., Y. Bühler, C. Ginzler, and P. Bartelt 2016: Comparison of simulated powder snow avalanches with photogrammetric measurements, Annals of Glaciology, 57(71), 371 - 381, doi:10.3189/2016AoG71A532. alt

  • Bartelt, P., C. Vera Valero, T. Feistl, M. Christen, Y. Bühler, and O. Buser 2015: Modelling cohesion in snow avalanche flow, Journal of Glaciology, 61(229), 837-850, doi:10.3189/2015JoG14J126. alt

  • Vera Valero, C., K. Wikstroem Jones, Y. Bühler, and P. Bartelt 2015: Release temperature, snow-cover entrainment and the thermal flow regime of snow avalanches, Journal of Glaciology61(225), 173-184, doi:10.3189/2015JoG14J117. alt 

  • Aydin, A.; Bühler, Y.; Christen, M. & Gürer, I. 2014: Avalanche situation in Turkey and back calculation of selected events. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 14, 1145-1154.  alt 

  • Bartelt, P.; Buser, O.; Bühler, Y.; Dreier, L. & Christen, M. 2014: Numerical simulation of snow avalanches: Modelling dilatative processes with cohesion in rapid granular shear flows. Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering - Proceedings of the 8th European Conference on Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering, NUMGE 2014, 1, 327-332 2014. alt

  • Feistl, T.; Bühler, Y.; Christen, M.; Bebi, P.; Teich, M. Thuro, K.; Bartelt, P. 2014. Observations and modeling of the breaking effect of forests on snow avalanche flow. Journal of Glaciology, 60(219), 124 - 138. alt

  • Teich, M., Fischer, J.-T. , Feistl, T.,  Bebi, P., Christen, M. and Grêt-Regamey A. 2013. Computational snow avalanche simulation in forested terrain. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 14, 2233-2248. alt

  • Bugnion, L.; Schaefer, M. & Bartelt, P. 2013. Density variations in dry granular avalanches. Granular Matter, 15, 771-781. alt

  • Bühler, Y.; Kumar, S.; Veitinger, J.; Stoffel, A.; Christen, M. & Snehmani (2013): Automated identification of potential snow avalanche release areas based on digital elevation models. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 13, 1321 - 1335. alt

  • Moore, J.; Egloff, J.; Nagelisen, J.; Hunziker, M.; Aerne, U. & Christen, M. 2013. Sediment transport and bedrock erosion by wet snow avalanches in the Guggigraben, Matter Valley, Switzerland. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 45, 350-362.

  • Bartelt, P.; Bühler, Y.; Buser, O.; Christen, M. & Meier, L. 2012: Modeling mass-dependent flow regime transitions to predict the stopping and depositional behavior of snow avalanches, J. Geophys. Res., 117, F01015, doi:10.1029/2010JF001957.alt

  • Bartelt, P.;  Feistl, T.; Bühler, Y. & Buser, O. 2012:  Overcoming the stauchwall: Viscoelastic stress  redistribution and the start of full-depth gliding snow avalanches. Geophysical Research Letters. 39, L16501, doi:10.1029/2012GL052479.alt

  • Bartelt, P.; Glover, J.; Feistl, T.; Bühler, Y. & Buser, O. 2012: Formation of levees and en-echelon shear planes during snow avalanche runout. Journal of Glaciology, 58, 211, 980 - 992.alt

  • Bühler, Y., Christen, M., Kowalski, J., Bartelt, P., 2011: Sensitivity of snow avalanche simulations to digital elevation model quality and resolution. Annals of Glaciology, Vol. 52(58), pp. 72 - 80. alt

  • Christen, M., Kowalski, J., Bartelt, P., 2010: RAMMS: Numerical simulation of dense snow avalanches in three-dimensional terrain. Cold Regions Science and Technology, Vol. 63, 1-2, pp. 1 - 14. alt

  • Christen, M., Bartelt, P. and Kowalski, J. 2010. Back calculation of the In den Arelen avalanche with RAMMS: interpretation of model results. Annals of Glaciology 51(54), 161–168. alt

  • Bühler, Y., M. Christen, S. Margreth, and P. Bartelt (2010), RAMMS: Simulation und Visualisierung von Lawinen im dreidimensionalen alpinen Gelände, Geomatik Schweiz108(9), 410 - 413. alt

  • Bühler, Y., Hüni, A., Christen, M., Meister, R. & Kellenberger, T., 2009: Automated detection and mapping of avalanche deposits using airborne optical remote sensing data. Cold Regions Science and Technology, Vol. 57(2), pp. 99 - 106.

  • Christen, M., Bartelt, P., Kowalski, J., Stoffel, L.,  2008: Calculation of dense snow avalanches in three-dimensional terrain with the numerical simulation programm RAMMS. In: International Snow Science Workshop 2008, Proceedings. September 21-27, 2008. Whistler, BC, CAN.  709-716. pdf_icon

  • Casteller, A., Christen, M., Villalba, R., Martinez, H., Stöckli, V., Leiva, J.C., Bartelt, P..2008: Validating numerical simulations of snow avalanches using dendrochronology: The Cerro Ventana event in Northern Patagonia, Argentina. Natural Hazards and Earth System Science, Vol. 8(3), pp. 433-443 alt

  • Gruber, U. & Bartelt, P. 2007: Snow avalanche hazard modelling of large areas using shallow water numerical methods and GIS. Environmental Modelling & Software, Vol. 22(10), pp. 1472-1481.

  • Christen, M., Bartelt, P., Gruber, U.,  2007: Modelling Avalanches. GEOconnexion International  6,  4:  38-39.pdf_icon

  • Christen, M., Bartelt, P., Gruber, U.,  2005: Numerical calculation of snow avalanche runout distances. In: Soibelman, L.; Pena-Mora, F. (eds) Computing in Civil Engineering. Proc. of the 2005 International Conference, July 12-15, 2005. Cancun, Mexico.  11 p. pdf_icon

  • Bartelt, P., Salm, B. & Gruber, U., 1999: Calculating dense-snow avalanche runout using a Voellmy-fluid model with active/passive longitudinal straining. Journal of Glaciology, Vol. 45(150), pp. 242 - 254. alt

 

 

RAMMS::DEBRIS FLOW:

  • Schraml, K.; Thomschitz, B.; McArdell, B.; Graf, C.; Hungr, O.; Kaitna, R., 2015: Modeling Debris-Flow Runout Pattern on a Forested Alpine Fan with Different Dynamic Simulation Models. In: Lollino, G.; Giordan, D.; Crosta, G.B.; Corominas, J.; Azzam, R.; Wasowski, J.; Sciarra, N. (eds) Engineering Geology for Society and Territory - Volume 2. Landslide Processes. London, Taylor & Francis. 1673-1676.
  • Hohermuth, B.; Graf, C., 2014: Application of debris-flow simulations in practice. [Abstract] In: Abstract Volume, 12th Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Fribourg, Switzerland, 21-22 November 2014. Bern, SCNAT. 200-201.
  • Walser, M.; Huggel, C.; McArdell, B.; Graf, C., 2014: Gefahrenkartierung von Murgängen. Wasser Energ. Luft 106, 3: 215-218. alt
  • Walser, M.; McArdell, B.; Huggel, C.; Graf, C., 2014: Inwiefern eignen sich numerische Modellsimulationen für die Gefahrenkartierung von Murgängen - ein Vergleich. FAN-Agenda 1/14: 21-23. alt
  • Hohermuth, B.; Graf, C., 2014: Einsatz numerischer Murgangsimulationen am Beispiel des integralen Schutzkonzepts Plattenbach Vitznau. Wasser Energ. Luft 106, 4: 285-290. alt

  • Bühler, Y.; Graf, C., 2013: Sediment transfer mapping in a high-alpine catchment using airborne LiDAR. In: Graf, C. (Red.) Mattertal - ein Tal in Bewegung. Publikation zur Jahrestagung der Schweizerischen Geomorphologischen Gesellschaft 29. Juni - 1. Juli 2011, St. Niklaus. Birmensdorf, Eidg. Forschungsanstalt WSL. 113-124. alt

  • Raïmat, C.; Riera, E.; Graf, C.; Luis-Fonseca, R.; Fañanas Aguilera, C.; Hürlimann, M., 2013: Experiencia de la aplicación de RAMMS para la modelización de flujo tras la aplicación de la soluciones flexibles vx en el barranc de Portainé. In: Alonso, E.; Corominas, J.; Hürlimann, M. (eds) VIII Simposio Nacional sobre Taludes y Laderas Inestables, Palma de Mallorca, Junio 2013. Barcelona, CIMNE. 1131-1144.

  • Deubelbeiss, Y.; Graf, C., 2013: Two different starting conditions in numerical debris-flow models - Case study at Dorfbach, Randa (Valais, Switzerland). In: Graf, C. (Red.) Mattertal - ein Tal in Bewegung. Publikation zur Jahrestagung der Schweizerischen Geomorphologischen Gesellschaft 29. Juni - 1. Juli 2011, St. Niklaus. Birmensdorf, Eidg. Forschungsanstalt WSL. 125-138. alt
  • Simoni, A.; Mammoliti, M.; Graf, C., 2012: Performance of 2D debris flow simulation model RAMMS. Back-analysis of field events in Italian Alps. In: Annual International Conference on Geological and Earth Sciences GEOS 2012, December 03-04, 2012, Singapore. Singapore, GEOS. 6 p.

  • Hussin, H.Y.; Quan Luna, B.; van Westen, C.J.; Christen, M.; Malet, J.-P.; van Asch, Th.W.J., 2012: Parameterization of a numerical 2-D debris flow model with entrainment: a case study of the Faucon catchment, Southern French Alps. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. 12: 3075-3090. alt

 

RAMMS::ROCKFALL:

  • Leine, R.; Schweizer, A.; Christen, M.; Glover, J.; Bartelt, P. & Gerber, W. 2013. Simulation of rockfall trajectories with consideration of rock shape. Multibody System Dynamics, 1-31. alt
  • Glover, J.; Denk, M.; Bourrier, F.; Volkwein, A.; Gerber, W., 2012: Measuring the kinetic energy dissipation effects of rock fall attenuating systems with video analysis. In: Koboltschnig, G.; Hübl, J.; Braun, J. (eds) 12th Congress INTERPRAEVENT, 23-26 April 2012 Grenoble - France. Proceedings. Vol. 1. Klagenfurt, International Research Society INTERPRAEVENT. 151-160. alt

 

Ancillary Information:

  • Chrustek, P.; Kolecka, N. & Bühler, Y. 2013: Obtaining Snow Avalanche Information by Means of Terrestrial Photogrammetry—Evaluation of a New Approach. In: Kozak, J.; Ostapowicz, K.; FabbriBytnerowicz, A. & Wyzga, B. (Eds.) The Carpathians: Integrating Nature and Society Towards Sustainability, Environmental Science and Engineering. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 579 - 595. alt
  • Chrustek, P.; Wezyk, P.; Kolecka, N.; Biskupic, M.; Bühler, Y. & Christen, M. (2013): Using High Resolution LiDAR Data for Snow Avalanche Hazard Mapping. In: Kozak, J.; Ostapowicz, K.; FabbriBytnerowicz, A. & Wyzga, B. (Eds.), The Carpathians: Integrating Nature and Society Towards Sustainability, Environmental Science and Engineering. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 597 - 613. alt
  • Bühler, Y.; Marty, M. & Ginzler, C. 2012: High Resolution DEM Generation in High-Alpine Terrain Using Airborne Remote Sensing Techniques. Transactions in GIS, 16 (5), 635 - 647. alt
  • Jörg P.; Granig M.; Bühler Y; Schreiber H. 2012: Comparison of measured and simulated snow avalanche velocities. In: Koboltschnig, G.; Hübl, J.; Braun, J. (eds.) 12th Congress INTERPRAEVENT, 23-26 April 2012 Grenoble - France. Proceedings. Vol. 1. Klagenfurt, International Research Society INTERPRAEVENT. 169-178.
  • Jörg P.; Granig M.; Bühler Y.; Gauer, P.; Schreiber, H. 2012: Vergleich von gemessenen und simulierten Lawinengeschwindigkeiten. Zeitschrift für Wildbach-, Lawinen-, Erosions- und Steinschlagschutz. 169, 214 - 225.
  • Fischer, J.-T., Kowalski, J. and Pudasaini, S., 2012: Topographic curvature effects in applied avalanche modeling, Cold Regions Science and Technology, doi:10.1016/j.coldregions.2012.01.005. alt
  • Platzer, K.; Bartelt, P.; Kern, M., 2007: Measurements of dense snow avalanche basal shear to normal stress ratios (S/N). Geophys. Res. Lett. 34, L07501, doi:10.1029/2006GL028670: 5 pp. alt

  • Platzer, K.; Bartelt, P.; Jaedicke, C., 2007: Basal shear and normal stresses of dry and wet snow avalanches after a slope deviation. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol. 49: 11-25. alt
  • Christen, M.; Bartelt, P.; Gruber, U., 2002: AVAL-1D: An Avalanche Dynamics Program for the Practice. In: International Congress Interpraevent 2002 in the Pacific Rim - Matsumo, Japan. Congress publication, volume 2: 715-725. pdf_icon

 

 

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