Journal article

400 years of debris flow activity and triggering weather conditions: Ritigraben VS, Switzerland

  • Stoffel, Markus Department of Geosciences, Geography Unit, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Lièvre, Igor Department of Geosciences, Geography Unit, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Conus, Delphine Department of Geosciences, Geography Unit, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Grichting, Michael A. Department of Geosciences, Geography Unit, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Raetzo, Hugo Swiss Federal Office for Water and Geology, Bienne, Switzerland
  • Gärtner, Holger W. Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research, Birmensdorf, Switzerland
  • Monbaron, Michel Department of Geosciences, Geography Unit, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
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    2005
Published in:
  • Arctic Antarctic and Alpine Research. - 2005, vol. 37(3), p. 387-395
English Three major rainfall events have caused considerable damage in the Valais region (Swiss Alps) since 1987. While important debris flows originating from periglacial environments were recorded during the August 1987 and September 1993 rainfall events, no debris flows occurred in October 2000. This paper aims at putting these large area events and the apparent increase in debris flow frequency... Show more…
Faculty
Faculté des sciences
Department
Géosciences
Language
  • English
Classification
Geography
License
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Identifiers
  • RERO DOC 5130
Persistent URL
https://folia.unifr.ch/unifr/documents/299865