Links&references

The following links may be of interest for anyone concerned with glacier hazards:

Selected references:

In international peer-reviewed publications

Alean, J.-C. (1985): Ice avalanches: some empirical information on their formation and reach. Journal of Glaciology, 31, 324-333.

Evans, S.G. and Clague, J.J. (1994): Recent climatic change and catastrophic geomorphic processes in mountain environments. Geomorphology, 10(1-4), 107-128.

Grove, J.M. (1987): Glacier fluctuations and hazards. The Geographical Journal, 153, 351-369.

Haeberli, W., Huggel, C., Kääb, A., Zgraggen-Oswald, S., Polkvoj, A., Galushkin, I., Zotikov, I. and Osokin, N. (2004): The Kolka-Karmadon rock/ice slide of 20 September 2002: an extraordinary event of historical dimensions in North Ossetia, Russian Caucasus. Journal of Glaciology, 50/171, 533-546.

Haeberli, W., Kääb, A., Paul, F., Chiarle, M., Mortara, G., Mazza, A., Deline, P. and Richardson, S. (2002): A surge-type movement at Ghiacciaio del Belvedere and a developing slope instability in the east face of Monte Rosa, Macugnaga, Italian Alps. Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift-Norwegian Journal of Geography, 56, 104-111.

Haeberli, W., Kääb, A., Vonder Mühll, D. and Teysseire, P. (2001): Prevention of debris flows from outbursts of periglacial lakes at Gruben, Valais, Swiss Alps. Journal of Glaciology, 47(156), 111-122.

Haeberli, W., Alean, J-C., Müller, P., and Funk, M. (1989): Assessing risks from glacier hazards in high mountain regions: some experiences in the Swiss Alps. Annals of Glaciology, 13, 96-102.

Haeberli, W. (1983): Frequency and characteristics of glacier floods in the Swiss Alps. Annals of Glaciology, 4, 85-90.

Huggel, C., Zgraggen-Oswald, S., Haeberli, W., Kääb, A., Polkvoj, A., Galushkin, I. and Evans, S.G. (2005): The 2002 rock/ice avalanche at Kolka/Karmadon, Russian Caucasus: assessment of extraordinary avalanche formation and mobility, and application of QuickBird satellite imagery. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 5, 173-187.

Huggel, C., Haeberli, W., Kääb, A., Bieri, D. and Richardson, S. (2004): An assessment procedure for glacial hazards in the Swiss Alps. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 41, 1068-1083.

Huggel, C., Kääb, A., Haeberli, W. and Krummenacher, B. (2003): Regional-scale GIS-models for assessment of hazards from glacier lake outbursts: evaluation and application in the Swiss Alps. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 3, 647-662.

Huggel, C., Kääb, A., Haeberli, W., Teysseire, P. and Paul, F. (2002): Remote sensing based assessment of hazards from glacier lake outbursts: a case study in the Swiss Alps. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 39, 316-330.

Kääb, A., Reynolds, J.M. and Haeberli, W. (2005): Glacier and permafrost hazards in high mountains. In: Huber, U.M., Bugmann, H.K.M., Reasoner, M.A. (Editors): Global change and mountain regions - a state of knowledge overview. Springer, Dordrecht, 225-234.

Kääb, A., Huggel, C., Fischer, L., Guex, S., Paul, F., Roer, I., Salzmann, N., Schlaefli, S., Schmutz, K., Schneider, D., Strozzi, T. and Weidmann, Y. (2005): Remote sensing of glacier- and permafrost-related hazards in high mountains: an overview. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 5, 527-554.

Kääb, A., Wessels, R., Haeberli, W., Huggel, C., Kargel, J.S. and Singh Khalsa, S.J. (2003): Rapid ASTER imaging facilitates timely assessment of glacier hazards and disasters. EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 84(13), 117&121.

Kääb, A. (2000): Photogrammetry for early recognition of high mountain hazards: new techniques and applications. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 25 (9), 765 - 770.

Margreth S., Funk M. (1999): Hazard mapping for ice and combined snow/ice avalanches - two case studies from the Swiss and Italian Alps. Cold Regions Science and Technology, 30 (1), 159-173.

Noetzli, J., Huggel, C., Hoelzle, M. and Haeberli, W. (2006): GIS-based modelling of rock/ice avalanches from Alpine permafrost areas. Computational Geosciences, 10, 161-178.

Pralong, A. and Funk, M. (2006): On the instability of avalanching glaciers. Journal of Glaciology, 52 (176), 31-48.

Richardson, S. D. and Reynolds, J. M. (2000): An overview of glacial hazards in the Himalayas. Quaternary International, 65-66, 31–47.

Rickenmann, D. and Zimmermann, M. (1993): The 1987 debris flows in Switzerland: documentation and analysis. Geomorphology, 8, 175-189.

Reynolds, J. M. and Richardson, S. D. (1999): Glacial hazards. In: Ingleton, J. (Editor), Natural disaster management. UN Secretariat for the IDNDR, Tudor Rose Holdings Ltd, Leicester, 64–65.

Tufnell, L. (1984): Glacier hazards. London and New York, Longman.

Walder, J.S. and Costa, J.E. (1996): Outburst floods from glacier-dammed lakes: the effect of mode of lake drainage on flood magnitude. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 21 (8), 701-723.