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Only international peer reviewed Journals. Please look at the UPC-data base for an updated and complete version of my publications.

 

2019

  • Núñez-Andrés, MA.; Buill, F.; Hürlimann, M.; Abancó, C. (2019) Multi-temporal analysis of morphologic changes applying geomatic techniques. 70 years of torrential activity in the Rebaixader catchment (Central Pyrenees), Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk, 10:1, 314-335.
    https://doi.org/10.1080/19475705.2018.1523235

 

2018

  • Provost, F., Malet, J.-P., Hibert, C., Helmstetter, A., Radiguet, M., Amitrano, D., Langet, N., Larose, E., Abancó, C., Hürlimann, M., Lebourg, T., Levy, C., Le Roy, G., Ulrich, P., Vidal, M. and Vial, B. (2018) Towards a standard typology of endogenous landslide seismic sources, Earth Surf. Dynam., 6, 1059-1088.
    https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-1059-2018
  • Shu, H.; Ma, J.; Yu, H.; Hürlimann, M.; Zhang, P.; Liu, F.; Qi, S. (2018) Effect of Density and Total Weight on Flow Depth, Velocity, and Stresses in Loess Debris Flows. Water, 10, 1784.
    https://doi.org/10.3390/w10121784
  • Pastorello, R.; Hürlimann, M.; D'Agostino, V. (2018) Correlation between the rainfall, sediment recharge and triggering of torrential flows in the Rebaixader catchment (Pyrenees, Spain). Landslides. 15(10),1921-1934
    doi:10.1007/s10346-018-1000-6.
  • Oorthuis, R., Hürlimann, M., Fraccica, A., Lloret, A., Moya, J., Puig-Polo, C., Vaunat, J. (2018) Monitoring of a Full-Scale Embankment Experiment Regarding Soil-Vegetation-Atmosphere Interactions. WATER, 10, 688
    doi:10.3390/w10060688
  • Provost, F., Malet, J.-P., Hibert, C., Helmstetter, A., Radiguet, M., Amitrano, D., Langet, N., Larose, E., Abancó, C., Hürlimann, M., Lebourg, T., Levy, C., Le Roy, G., Ulrich, P., Vidal, M., Vial, B.: Towards a standard typology of endogenous landslide seismic sources, Earth Surf. Dynam. Discuss:1–44.
    doi: 10.5194/esurf-2018-23 

 

2017

  • v. Boetticher, A.; Turowski, J.M.; McArdell, B.W.; Rickenmann, D.; Hürlimann, M.;Scheidl, C.; Kirchner, J.W. (2017) DebrisInterMixing-2.3: a finite volume solver for three-dimensional debris-flow simulations with two calibration parameters – Part 2: Model validation. Geosci. Model Dev. 10, 3963–3978.
    https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-2017-25
  • Palau RM., Hürlimann, M., Pinyol, J., Moya, J., Victoriano, A., Génova, M., Puig, C. and Huange, Y., (2017). Recent debris-flows in the Portainé catchment (Eastern Pyrenees, Spain). Analysis of monitoring and field data focussing on the 2015 event. Landslides, 14(3), 1161-1170.
    doi:10.1007/s10346-017-0832-9

2016

  • Braud, I; Borga, M.; Gourley, J.; Hürlimann, M.; Zappa, M.; Gallart, F. (2016) Flash floods, hydro-geomorphic response and risk management. Journal of Hydrology. 541:1–5.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.08.005
  • Abancó, C., Hürlimann, M., Moya, J., Berenguer, M. (2016) Critical rainfall conditions for the initiation of torrential flows. Results from the Rebaixader catchment (Central Pyrenees), Journal of Hydrology, 541, 218-229.  doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.01.019
  • Hürlimann, M.; Abancó, C.; Moya, J.; Berenguer, M.; Vilajosana, I. (2016) Debris-Flow Monitoring for the Set-Up of a Warning and Alarm System - Experiences from the Pyrenees. International Journal of Erosion Control Engineering. Vol. 9, No. 3, 107-113
    http://doi.org/10.13101/ijece.9.107
  • Arattano, M.; Abancó, C.; Coviello, V.; Hürlimann, M.; McArdell, W.B. (2016) Methods of Data Processing for Debris Flow Seismic Warning. International Journal of Erosion Control Engineering. Vol. 9, No. 3, 114-121
    http://doi.org/10.13101/ijece.9.114

2015

  • v. Boetticher, A.; Turowski, J.M.; McArdell, B.W.; Rickenmann, D.; Hürlimann, M.;Scheidl, C.; Kirchner, J.W. (2015) DebrisInterMixing-2.2: A Finite Volume solver for three dimensional debris flow simulations based on a single calibration parameter. Part two: Model validation. Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss., 8, 6379-6415. doi:10.5194/gmdd-8-6379-2015
  • Bregoli, F.; Medina, V.; Chevalier, G.; Hürlimann, M.; Bateman, A. (2015) Debris-flow susceptibility assessment at regional scale: validation on an alpine environament. Landslides.12, 437-454. doi: 10.1007/s10346-014-0493-x.
  • Chevalier, G.; Medina, V.; Hürlimann, M.; Bateman, A. (2015) Morpho-fluvial analysis of headwater catchments - An example from the Central-Eastern Pyrenees. Environmental Earth Sciences. 73, 6495-6509. DOI: 10.1007/s12665-014-3871-8
  • Berenguer, M., Sempere-Torres, D., Hürlimann, M., (2015). Debris-flow forecasting at regional scale by combining susceptibility mapping and radar rainfall. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. 15, 587–602. doi:10.5194/nhess-15-587-2015
  • Hürlimann, M.; McArdell, W.B.; Rickli, C. (2015) Field and laboratory analysis of the runout characteristics of hillslope debris flows in Switzerland. Geomorphology. 232, 20-32. doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2014.11.030

2014

  • Berenguer, M.; Sempere, D., Hürlimann, M. (2014) Combined susceptibility and radar rainfall analysis for debris -flow hazard assessment at regional scale. Natural Hazards and Earth System Science Discussion. 2, 6295-6338 (doi:10.5194/nhessd-2-6295-2014)
  • Hürlimann, M., Abancó, C., Moya, J. and Vilajosana, I. (2014) Results and experiences gathered at the Rebaixader debris-flow monitoring site, Central Pyrenees, Spain, Landslides.11(6), 939-953. DOI: 10.1007/s10346-013-0452-y.
  • Arattano, M.; Abancó, C.; Coviello, V.; Hürlimann, M. (2014) On the techniques for processing the ground velocity signal produced by debris flows: the methods of amplitude and impulses compared. Computers & Geosciences. 73, 17-27. doi: 10.1016/j.cageo.2014.08.005
  • Abancó, C., Hürlimann, M., Moya, J. (2014) Analysis of the ground vibration produced by debris flows and other torrential processes at the Rebaixader monitoring site (Catalan Pyrenees, Spain). Natural Hazards and Earth System Science. 14, 929-943. (doi:10.5194/nhess-14-929-2014)
  • Abancó, C., Hürlimann, M. (2014) Estimate of the debris-flow entrainment by data mining of field and topographical information. Natural Hazards. 71, 363-383. doi: 10.1007/s11069-013-0930-5.

2013

  • Abancó, C., Hürlimann, M., Moya, J. (2013) Analysis of the ground vibration produced by debris flows and other torrential processes at the Rebaixader monitoring site (Catalan Pyrenees, Spain). Natural Hazards and Earth System Science Discussion. 1: 4389-4423. (doi:10.5194/nhessd-1-4389-2013).
  • DelPotro, R., Hürlimann, M., Pinkerton, H. (2013)Modelling instabilities on stratovolcanoes: parameter sensitivity and stability analyses of Teide, Tenerife. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 256, 50-60 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2013.02.003)
  • Chevalier G., Medina V., Hürlimann M., Bateman A., (2013) Debris-flow susceptibility analysis using fluvio-morphological parameters: Application to the Central-Eastern Pyrenees. Natural Hazards, 67 (2), 213-238 , Doi: 10.1007/s11069-013-0568-3

2012

  • Abancó, C., Hürlimann, M., Fritschi, B., Graf, C., Moya, J., 2012. Transformation of Ground Vibration Signal for Debris-Flow Monitoring and Detection in Alarm Systems. Sensors, 12 (4), 4870-4891. doi: 10.3390/s120404870
  • Hürlimann, M., Abancó, C., Moya, J., 2012. Rockfalls detached from a lateral moraine during spring season. 2010 and 2011 events observed at the Rebaixader debris-flow monitoring site (Central Pyrenees, Spain). Landslides, 3, 385-393, DOI: 10.1007/s10346-011-0314-4.

2010

  • Portilla, M.; Chevalier, G.; Hürlimann, M. (2010) Description and analysis of major mass movements occurred during 2008 in the Eastern Pyrenees. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 10, 1635-1645 (www.nat-hazards-earth-syst-sci.net/10/1635/2010/).

2009

  • Soriano, C., Giordano, D., Galindo, I., Hürlimann, M., Ardia, P. (2009) Giant gas bubbles in a rheomorphic vent fill at the Las Cañadas caldera, Tenerife (Canary Islands), Bulletin of Volcanology. 71 (8), 919-932.(doi: 10.1007/s00445-009-0275-9)
  • DelPotro, R., Pinkerton, H., Hürlimann, M. (2009): An analysis of the morphological, geological and structural features of Teide stratovolcano, Tenerife. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 181, 89-105. (doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2008.12.013)
  • Del Potro, R., Hürlimann, M. (2009): The decrease in the shear strength of volcanic materials with argillic hydrothermal alteration, insights from the summit region of Teide stratovolcano, Tenerife, Engineering Geology, 104, 135-143. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enggeo.2008.09.005)

2008

  • DelPotro, R., Hürlimann, M. (2008): Evaluation of the methodology for testing volcanic intact rock strength in remote areas. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00603-008-0001-5)
  • DeMedina, V., Bateman, A., Hürlimann, M., (2008): FLATModel: a 2D finite volume code for debris-flow modelling. Application to events occurred in the Eastern Pyrenees. Int. J. Sediment Research, 23 (4), 348–360. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1001-6279(09)60006-8)
  • Hürlimann, M., Rickenmann, D., Medina, V., Bateman, A. (2008): Evaluation of approaches to calculate debris-flows parameters for hazard assessment. Engineering Geology, (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enggeo.2008.03.012)
  • DelPotro, R., Hürlimann, M. (2008): Geotechnical classification and characterisation of volcanic materials for volcano slope stability analyses: strength measurements from Tenerife, Spain. Engineering Geology, 98 (1-2), 1-17. (doi:10.1016/j.enggeo.2007.11.007)

2007

  • Medina, V., Hürlimann, M., Bateman, A. (2007): FLATModel: 2D finite volume code for debris-flow modelling. Application to different events occurred in the Northeastern part of the Iberian Peninsula. Landslides, 5, 127-142. (doi: 10.1007/s10346-007-0102-3)

2006

  • Hürlimann, M., Copons, R., Altimir, J. (2006): Detailed debris flow hazard assessment in Andorra: A multidisciplinary approach. Geomorphology, 78, 359-372 (pdf)
  • Hürlimann, M., Ledesma, A., Corominas, J., Prat, P. (2006): The deep-seated slope deformation at Encampadana, Andorra. Representation of morphologic features by numerical modelling. Engineering Geology, 83, p. 343-357. (pdf)

2004

  • Hürlimann, M., Martí, J., Ledesma, A. (2004): Morphological and geological aspects related to large slope failures on oceanic islands. The huge La Orotava landslides on Tenerife, Canary Islands. Geomorphology, v. 62, 3-4, p. 143-158. (pdf)

2003

  • Hürlimann, M., Rickenmann, D., Graf, C (2003): Field and monitoring data of debris-flow events in the Swiss Alps. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 40(1), p. 161-175. (pdf)

2001

  • Hürlimann, M., Ledesma, A., Martí, J. (2001): Characterisation of a volcanic residual soil and its implications for large landslide phenomena: Application to Tenerife, Canary Islands. Engineering Geology, 59, 1-2, p. 115-132. (pdf)

2000

  • Ablay, G.J., and Hürlimann, M. (2000): Evolution of the north flank of Tenerife by recurrent giant landslides. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 103, p. 135 - 159. (pdf)
  • Hürlimann, M., Garcia Piera, J.O., Ledesma, A. (2000): Causes and mobility of large volcanic landslides. Application to Tenerife, Canary Islands, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 103, p. 121-134. (pdf)
  • Hürlimann, M., Martí, J., Ledesma, A. (2000): Mechanical relationship between catastrophic volcanic landslides and caldera collapses. Geophysical Research Letter, Vol. 27 (16), p. 2393-2396.

1999

  • Hürlimann, M., Ledesma, A., Martí, J. (1999): Conditions favouring catastrophic landslides on Tenerife, Canary Islands, Terra Nova, 11, p. 106-111.
  • Hürlimann, M., Turon, E., Martí, J. (1999): Large landslides triggered by caldera collapse events in Tenerife, Canary Islands; Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 24 (10), p. 921-924.

1998

  • Martí, J., Hürlimann, M., Ablay, G. J. (1998): Vertical and lateral collapses on Tenerife (Canary Islands) and other volcanic ocean islands: Reply to Comment, Geology, p. 862-863

1997

  • Martí, J., Hürlimann, M., Ablay, G. J., Gudmundsson, A. (1997): Vertical and lateral collapses on Tenerife (Canary Islands) and other volcanic ocean islands, Geology, 25, 10, p. 879-882