Michael Lehning

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michael.lehning@epfl.ch +41 21 693 80 81

EPFL ENAC IIE CRYOS
GR A0 392 (Bâtiment GR)
Station 2
CH-1015 Lausanne

Web site: Web site: https://cryos.epfl.ch

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Administrative data

Fields of expertise

Interaction Cryosphere - Atmosphere in particular Snow Processes
Natural Hazards Warning and Forecasting
Turbulence and Boundary Layer Flows over Alpine Terrain
Mountain Hydrology and Permafrost Dynamics
Renewable Energy (Wind and Solar) in the Alps and as Contribution to the Swiss Energy Change Agenda

Publications

Infoscience publications

Teaching & PhD

Teaching

Environmental Sciences and Engineering

PhD Programs

Doctoral Program in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Doctoral Program in Mechanics

Courses

Physics and chemistry of the atmosphere

The course provides an introduction to the physical and chemical processes that govern the atmospheric dynamics at small and large scales. The basis is laid for an in depth understanding of our atmospheric environment and the climate system.

Physics and hydrology of snow

This course covers principles of snow physics, snow hydrology, snow-atmosphere interaction and snow modeling. It transmits sound understanding of physical processes within the snow and at its interfaces with the atmosphere and the ground, including field,...

Introduction au projet Russie I

The course prepares to a field work in The Russian Arctic. It develops skills and competences related to project conception and management and teamwork

Introduction au projet Russie II + Projet Russie I

The course prepares to a field work about the impact of climate change in the Russian Arctic. It develops skills and competences related to project conception and management, teamwork and intercultural relations.

Projet pratique obligatoire Russie III

Fieldwork by group under supervision of teacher in the Russian Far North and Arctic about one practical issue related to the changing climate in this region. Data collecting on the field during Summer intersemestrial pause, analyse of the results and repo...