Alexandre Remaître

Personal information

Nationality: French

Languages: French, English (fluent) and German (basic)

Position: Maître de Conférences

Employment and Education

2007-onwards Maître de conférence at EOST and Faculté de Géographie et d'Aménagement, Université de Strasbourg, France

2006-2007 Scientific assistant for the FP6 MC Framework "Mountain Risks" at Université de Caen Basse-Normandie, France

2001-2006 Ph.D at Université de Strasbourg and Université de Caen Basse-Normandie, France. Supervisor: Pr. Olivier Maquaire. Title: Morphologie et dynamique des laves torrentielles : Applications aux torrents des Terres Noires du bassin de Barcelonnette.

1998–2000 First class (hons) MESci in Physical Geography and Natural Hazards at Université de Strasbourg, France.

Research Interests

(-) Quantitative geomorphology

(-) Natural hazards in mountainous environments

(-) Observation, quantification and modelling of torrential hazards (e.g. debris flows) and mass movements (e.g. landslides, earthflows, etc.)

Teaching and Responsibilities

Teaching:

(L1) Géosciences [CM]

(L1) Géomorphologie Structurale [CM]

(L2) Approche intégrée des systèmes géographiques régionaux [CM & TP]

(L2) Altération & érosion [CM & TD]

(L2) Géométrie et cartographie de la Terre [TP]

(L3) Les systèmes montagnards [CM & TD]

(L3) Géomorphologie III : géomorphologie quantitative, systèmes morphogénétiques et aléas naturels [CM & TD]

(M1) Les risques hydrologiques : les risques torrentiels [CM & TD]

(M1) L'évaluation des impacts environnementaux [CM]

Publications

ACL : Articles dans des revues internationales ou nationales avec comité de lecture

[14] Schlögel, R., Malet, J.-P., Remaître, A., Reichenbach, P., Doubre, C. Analysis of a landslide multi-date inventory in a complex mountain landscape: the Ubaye valley case study. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 2015, 3 (3). doi: 10.5194/nhessd-3-2051-2015

[13] Quan Luna, B., Remaître, A., van Asch, Th.W.J., Malet, J.-P. & van Westen, C.J. (2012). Analysis of debris flow behaviour with a one dimensional run-out model incorporating entrainment. Engineering Geology 128, 63-75. doi: 10.1016/j.enggeo.2011.04.007

[12] Remaître, A., Malet, J.-P., Maquaire, O. (2011). Geomorphology and mechanics of debris flows with high entrainment rate: a case study in the South French Alps. C.R.Géosciences 343(11-12), 777-794. doi: 10.1016/j.crte.2011.09.007

[11] Kappes, M.S., Malet, J.-P., Remaître, A., Horton, P., Jaboyedoff, M. & Bell, R. (2011). Assessment of debris-flow susceptibility at medium-scale in the Barcelonnette Basin, France. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. 11, 627-641. doi: 10.5194/nhess-11-627-2011

[10] Remaître, A., Malet, J.-P., van Asch, Th.W.J. & Maquaire, O. (2008). Influence of check dams on debris-flow run-out intensity. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. 8, 1403-1416. doi: 10.5194/nhess-8-1403-2008

[9] Malet, J.-P., Laigle, D., Remaître, A., Maquaire, O. (2005). Triggering conditions and mobility of debris-flows associated to complex earthflows. Geomorphology 66(1-4), 215-235. doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2004.09.014

[8] Remaître, A., Malet, J.-P., Ancey, C., Locat, J., Maquaire, O. (2005). Flow behaviour and runout modelling of a complex debris flow in clay-shales basin. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 30, 479-488. doi: 10.1002/esp.1162

[7] Remaître, A., Malet, J.-P., Maquaire, O. (2005). Morphology and sedimentology of a complex debris flow in clay-shales basin. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 30, 339-348. doi: 10.1002/esp.1161

[6] Malet, J.-P., Maquaire, O., Locat, J., Remaître, A. (2004). Assessing debris-flow hazard associated to slow moving landslides: methodology and numerical analyses. Landslides 1(1), 83-90. doi: 10.1007/s10346-003-0005-x

[4] Malet, J.-P., Maquaire, O., Remaître, A. (2004). Muddy debris-flows hazard assessment. Runout modelling and extension of the threatened area. Géomorphologie : relief, processus et environnement 2004-3, 195-210. [pdf]

[3] Maquaire, O., Malet, J.-P., Remaître, A., Locat, J., Klotz, S., Guillon, J. (2003). Instability conditions of marly hillslopes: towards landsliding and gullying? The case of the Barcelonnette Basin, South East France. Engineering Geology 70(1-2), 109-130. doi: 10.1016/S0013-7952(03)00086-3

[2] Malet, J.-P., Remaître, A., Ancey, C., Locat, J., Meunier, M., Maquaire, O. (2002). Caractérisation rhéologique des coulées de débris et laves torrentielles du bassin marneux de Barcelonnette (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, France). Premiers résultats. Rhéologie 1, 17-25. [pdf]

[1] Remaître, A., Maquaire, O., Pierre, S. (2002). Analyse d'une lave torrentielle dans le torrent de Faucon (bassin de Barcelonnette, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence). Détermination des zones de déclenchement et de contribution. Géomorphologie : relief, processus, environnement 2002-1, 71-84.[pdf]

ACTI : Communications avec actes dans un congrès international.

[13] van Asch, Th. W.J., Daehne, A., Spickermann, A., Travelletti, J., Remaître, A., Malet, J.-P. & Quan Luna, B. (2010). A comparison of two run-out models of slow and rapid gravitational movements and a preliminary evaluation of their potentials for regional hazard and risk assessment. In: Malet, J.-P., Glade, T., Casagli, N. (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference ‘Mountain Risks: bringing science to society’, Firenze, CERG Edition, pp.129-134.

[12] Remaître, A., Malet, J.-P., Cepeda, J. (2010). Landslides and debris flows triggered by rainfall: the Barcelonnette basin case study, South French Alps. In: Malet, J.-P., Glade, T., Casagli, N. (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference ‘Mountain Risks: bringing science to society’, Firenze, CERG Edition, pp.141-146.

[11] Remaître, A., Malet, J.-P., Maquaire, O. (2009). Sediment budget and morphology of the 2003 Faucon debris flow (South French Alps): scouring and channel-shaping processes. In: Malet, J.-P., Remaître, A., Boogard, T.A. (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference 'Landslide Processes: from geomorphologic mapping to dynamic modelling', Strasbourg, CERG Editions, pp. 75-80.

[10] Malet, J.-P., Durand, Y., Remaître, A., Maquaire, O., Etchevers, P., Guyomarc'h, G., Déqué, M., van Beek, L.P.H. (2007). Assessing the influence of climate change on the activity of landslides in the Ubaye Valley. In: McInnes, R., Jakeways, J., Fairbank, H., Mathie, E. (Eds): Proceedings of the International Conference on Landslides and Climate Change - Challenges and Solutions, Taylor & Francis, London, pp. 195-205.

[9] van Asch, T., Malet, J.-P., Remaître, A., Maquaire, O. (2004). Numerical modelling of the runout of a muddy debris-flow. The effect of rheology on velocity and deposit thickness along the run-out track. In Lacerda, W. (Ed): Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Landslides, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), 1433-1438.

[8] Malet, J.-P., Remaître, A., Laigle, D., Locat, J., Maquaire, O. (2004). Cross-calibration of two debris-flow runout models on a clay-shales catchment of Southeast France. In Lacerda, W. (Ed): Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Landslides, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), June 2004, 1367-1373.

[7] Thiery Y., Sterlacchini S., Malet J-P., Puissant A., Remaître, A., Maquaire O. (2004). Strategy to reduce subjectivity in landslide susceptibility zonation by GIS in complex mountainous environments. In Toppen, F., Prastacos, P. (Eds.): Proceedings of the 7th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science, Heraklion (Greece), 623-634.

[6] Remaître, A., Malet, J.-P.,.Maquaire, O., Ancey, C. (2003). Study of a debris-flow event by coupling a geomorphological and a rheological investigation, example of the Faucon stream (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, France). In: Rickenmann, D. & Chen, L.C. (Eds): Proceedings of the Third international Conference on Debris-Flow Hazard Mitigation: Mechanics, Prediction and Assessment, Davos (Switzerland), 375-385.

[5] Malet, J.-P., Remaître, A., Maquaire, O., Ancey, C., Locat, J. (2003). Flow susceptibility of heterogeneous marly formations. Implications for torrent hazard control in the Barcelonnette basin (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, France). In: Rickenmann, D. & Chen, L.C. (Eds): Proceedings of the Third international Conference on Debris-Flow Hazard Mitigation: Mechanics, Prediction and Assessment, Davos (Switzerland), 351-362.

[4] Remaître, A., Laigle, D., Ancey, C., Malet, J.-P., Maquaire, O. (2003). Torrential hazard assessment using a debris-flow runout model. In Picarrelli, L. (Ed): Proceedings of the International Conference on Fast Slope Movements: Prediction and Prevention for Risk Mitigation, Sorrento (Italy), 445-451.

[3] Malet, J.-P., Remaître, A., Maquaire, O., Locat, J. (2003). Dynamics of distal debris-flows induced in clayey earthflows. Implications for hazard assessment. In Picarrelli, L. (Ed): Proceedings of the International Conference on Fast Slope Movements: Prediction and Prevention for Risk Mitigation, Sorrento (Italy), 341-348.

[2] Thiery, Y., Puissant, A., Malet, J.-P., Remaitre, A., Beck, E., Sterlacchini, S., Maquaire, O. (2003). Towards the construction of a spatial database to manage landslides with GIS in mountainous environment. In: Gould, M., Laurini R. & Coulondre, S. (Eds): Proceedings of the 6th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science: The science behind the infrastructure, Lyon (France), 37-44.

[1] Remaître, A., Maquaire, O. (2002). Geomorphological study of a channelized debris-flow in the Faucon watershed (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence). In: Delahaye, D., Levoy, F. & Maquaire, O. (Eds): Proceedings of the "Jean-Claude Flageollet" International Symposium on Geomorphology: from Expert Opinion to Modelling, Strasbourg (France), 353-356.

OS :     Ouvrages scientifiques (ou chapitres de ces ouvrages).

[4] Quan Luna, B., Blahut, J., Kappes, M., Akbas, S.O., Malet, J.-P., Remaître, A., van Asch, T.W.J. & Jaboyedoff, M. (2014). Methods for debris flow hazard and risk assessment. In van Asch, T.W.J., Corominas, J., Greiving, S., Malet, J.-P., Sterlacchini, S. (Eds.): Mountain Risks: from prediction to management and governance. Advances in Natural and Technological Hazard Reasearch 34. Springer, 133-178.

[3] Liebault, F., Remaître, A. & Péteuil, C. (2013). Géomorphologie des rivières de montagne. In Recking, A., Richard, D. & Degoutte, G. (Eds.): Torrents et rivières de montagne. Dynamique et aménagement. Collection « Savoir faire ». Editions Quae, 15-89.

[2] Malet, J.-P., Maquaire, O., Thiery, Y., Puissant, A., van Beek, L.P.H., van Asch, T.W.J. & Remaître, A. (2010). Landslide risk zoning – what can be expected from model simulations? A tentative application in the South French Alps. In Hervás, J. (Ed.): Guidelines for Mapping Areas at Risk of Landslides in Europe. Proc. Experts Meeting, JRC, Ispra, Italy, 23-24 October 2007. JRC Report EUR 23093 EN, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 31-37.

[1] Remaître, A. & Malet, J.-P. (2010). The effectiveness of torrent check dams to control channel instability: example of debris flow events in clay shale (Chapter 10). In C.C. Garcia and M.A. Lenzi (Eds): Check Dams, Morphological Adjustments and Erosion Control in Torrential Streams, Nova Science Publishers, 211-237.

DO : Directions d’ouvrages ou de revues.

[3] Malet, J.-P. & Remaître, A. (2011). 2ème Journées Aléas Gravitaires . CERG Editions, Strasbourg. ISBN 978-2-9540080-0-4, 234 p.

[2] Malet, J.-P., Remaître, A., Boogard, T.A. (2009). Landslide Processes: from geomorphologic mapping to dynamic modelling. CERG Editions, Strasbourg. ISBN 2-9518317-1-4, 360 p.

[1] Grandjean, G., Malet, J.-P., Maquaire, O., Modaressi, H., Remaître, A., Fontaine, M. (2008). 1ère Journée Aléas Gravitaires. BRGM Editions, Orléans. 201 p.