Emmanuel Reynard
Full professor
University of Lausanne
Faculty of geosciences
and environnement
Géopolis 3208
CH-1015 Lausanne
 
 
Phone +41 21 692 3065
Fax +41 21 692 3555
emmanuel.reynard@unil.ch

Research projects

Water uses monitoring in alpine territories
In Alpine regions, water resources data are more and more commonly created and monitored. However, direct, quantitative ...
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2013-2018
Integrated Water Resources Management in federal countries
The aim of this research is to understand how the Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) is implemented in federal ...
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2012-2017
ESPPACE project: Evaluation and monitoring for participatory processes in river management
The success of a river management project is assessed with the achievement of pre-established objectives; they include s...
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2013-2016
IES - Indicators and rivers' health situation
Periodic water stress in the rivers of the canton of Vaud during the summer season questions their ecological state and ...
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2015-2016
Who governs water-related risks in large metropolis? Characterizing governance patterns of drought in Sao Paulo.
Since the 1970s, Sao Paulo Metropolis experienced several water shortage episodes. Regional measures were taken regardin...
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2016-2016
Assessing Jessour in South-East Tunisia
This research project is led in partnership with the "Laboratoire de Cartographie Géomorphologique des Milieux, des Env...
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2016-1970
ICCARE-Vaud - Impacts of climatic and anthropogenic changes on the water resources of the Vaud canton [2013-2014]
The aim of this project is to assess the complex relationships between climate, anthropogenic pressures and water resour...
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2013-2014
Integrated Water Resources Management in Switzerland: A Reflexive Analysis

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2013-2014
Flood risk management in two Moroccan watersheds: Fès and Beni Mellal
The project concerns two Moroccan watersheds in urbanised areas: Fès and Beni Mellal. The research is carried out throu...
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2009-2013
Maps to fight floods. Method developed in Morocco
This PhD thesis is part of the project "Flood risk management in two Moroccan watersheds: Fez and Beni Mellal" and focus...
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2009-2013
MontanAqua – Approaching water stress in the Alps. Water management options in the Crans-Montana-Sierre Region (Valais)
The project MontanAqua is carried out within the framework of the National research program NRP 61 "Sustainable water ma...
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2010-2013
Cartography and process geomorphology of torrential systems of Hérens Valley (Suisse)
Within the framework of a convention with the Fondation pour la Maison des Alpes and the Commune of Evolène, the Instit...
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2010-2013
Artificial snowmaking and water resources in mid-altitude mountain areas. The case of Chablais (France, Switzerland)
Artificial snowmaking has rapidly developed during the last years in the Alps. The production of artificial snow necessi...
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2008-2012
Glacial heritage of Chablais region
Within the framework of Interreg IVa project "1, 2, 3 Chablais", the Institute of Geography of Lausanne University carri...
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2009-2012
Distribution and structure of permafrost in alpine talus slopes

According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the Earth's temperatures should increase from 1.8°C to 4...
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2008-2011
Hydrogeomorphology and palaeoenvironment in the upstream of Lake Geneva Rhône River valley

Contrairement au tronçon français, les paléoenvironnements de la vallée du Rhône à l'amont du lac Léman sont e...
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2009-1970
Evolution of the wineyard landscapes in Valais
Study of the evolution of vineyards in Valais between 1880 and 2006 from historical map analysis.
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2007-2008
Geotourist promotion of Tsanfleuron-Sanetsch region
This project aimed at developing several geotourist products for the promotion of Tsanfleuron glacio-karstic area (Valai...
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2007-2008
Impacts of floods in Switzerland

The project, realised in two phases, between 2004 and 2008, by a group of geographers of the universities of Geneva, ...
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2004-2008
Inventory of Swiss geosites
The Geographical Institute of Lausanne University participates to the revision of the Inventory of Swiss geosites. This ...
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2006-1970
Reconstitution of fluvial landscapes of the Swiss Rhone river
Research on the palaeolandscpes of the Swiss Rhone river valley is carried out under the umbrella of the Association "M...
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2002-1970
Assessment and inventories of geomorphosites
Geomorphosites are landforms with a heritage value, both for scientific (as testimonies of Earth history) and more gener...
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2001-1970
Institutional water management in Switzerland
Research on institutional management of water resources follows Emmanuel Reynard's PhD thesis (2000). Three main domains...
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2000-1970
Water management in mountain tourist resorts
Emmanuel Reynard's PhD thesis (2000) studied water management in two mountain tourist resorts: Nendaz and Crans-Montana ...
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1992-1999
The Valais water channels (bisses)
The "bisses" of Valais are water transportation channels existing since the Middle Age. They constitute a network more t...
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1994-1970