Anja Dufresne

Dr. Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin Raum:215 Tel: +49 241 80-96779 dufresne@lih.rwth-aachen.de

Arbeitsbereiche:

  • Geowissenschaften
  • Naturgefahren

Forschungsgebiete:

  • Bergsturzforschung
  • Geomorphologie

Foschungsprojekte:

  • aktuell : Geophysical investigations of Taan Fiord landslide and tsunami, Alaska. NSF-project collaboration.
  • Long-runout landslides: the influence of lithology on comminution, (micro-) structures, morphology, and runout. DFG-Projekt DU1294/2-1

Studium:

  • 02/2006 – 03/2009 Promotion Geowissenschaften – Canterbury University, Christchurch, Neuseeland
  • 01/2001 – 11/2002 MSc Geowissenschaften – University of Massaschusetts, Amherst, USA
  • 10/1999 – 10/2002 BSc Geowissenschaften – Universität Göttingen

Weiterbildung:

  • 03/2017 Data Mining mit IBM SPSS Modeller, masem Training, Wiesbaden
  • 09/2006 – 11/2006 Aiming at Academic Careers – Canterbury Centre for Teaching and Learning, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, Neuseeland
  • 01/2008 – 04/2008 Introduction to College Teaching – Centre for Teaching, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
  • 08/2003 Field Methods in Volcanology – Centre for the Study of Active Volcanoes, University of Hawai’i in Hilo, USA (2 Wochen)
  • 09/2002 – 09/2002 Praktikum Vulkanologie – Ekra Geological Consulting und Nordic Volcanological Institute, Reykjavík, Island

Laufbahn:

  • seit 09/2016 Wissenschaftlerin, Dozentin – RWTH Aachen University
  • 05/2016 – 08/2016 und 09/2017 Gastwissenschaftlerin – Britisch Kolumbien, Kanada
    Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
    University of Northern British Columbia
  • 04/2010 – 04/2016 Dozentin – Universität Freiburg
  • 02/2013 – 02/2016 Projektleiterin – Universität Freiburg
    DFG-Projekt (eigene Stelle): “Long-runout landslides: the effect of lithology on comminution, (micro-)structures, morphology, and runout“
  • 04/2010 – 04/2012 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin – Universität Freiburg
  • 02/2006 – 06/2008 Teaching Assistant – University of Canterbury, Christchurch, Neuseeland
  • 02/2003 – 09/2005 Teaching Assistant – University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
  • 01/2003 – 10/2005 Hilfswissenschaftlerin – Universität Göttingen

Auszeichnungen und Stipendien:

  • New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarship (2006-2009)
  • Student Travel Grant des IAVCEI Kommittees, Island (2008)
  • NZ Earthquake Commission Fund zur Teilnahme am IAVCEI General Assembly, Island (2008)
  • Mason Trust Award (Canterbury University) für Geländearbeiten in Neuseeland und Mexico während meiner Doktorarbeit (04/2008; 04/2007; 11/2006; 04/2006)
  • Geological Society of America (GSA) Travel Grant zur Teilnahme am 32. International Geological Congress in Florence, Italien (2004)
  • GSA Research Grant für Geländearbeit in Hawai’i während meiner Masterarbeit (2004)
  • Gloria Radke Memorial Prize (University of Massachusetts) zur Teilnahme an der 3. Cities on Volcanoes Conference in Hawai’i (2003)
  • National Science Foundation Grant für den Kurs ‘Field Methods in Volcanology’ in Hilo, Hawai’i (2003)
  • Teaching Assistantship (2002-2005) zum Studium an der University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA
  • DAAD Austauschstipendium für das erste Semester an der University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA (2003)

Mitgliedschaften

  • Geological Society of America
  • Bund Deutscher Geowissenschaftler
  • European Geosciences Union
  • Deutsche Quatärvereinigung

Mitbetreute Studienabschlussarbeiten:

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Publikationen:

Miller, Brendan, Filatow, Deepa, Dufresne, Anja, Geertsema, Marten, Dhinney, Meaghan (in press): Engineering geomorphological mapping, in: Encyclopedia of Engineering Geology.

Miller, Brendan, Dufresne, Anja, Geertsema, Marten, Atkinson, Nigel, Evensen, Heidi, Cruden, David (2018): Longevity of dams from landslides with sub-channel rupture surfaces, Peace River region, Canada, in: Geoenvironmental Disasters 5.1, S. 14 Seiten, doi: 10.1186/s40677-017-0090-0.

Dufresne, Anja, Geertsema, M., Shugar, D. H., Koppes, M., Higman, B., Haeussler, P. J., Stark, C., Venditti, J. G., Bonno, D., Larsen, C., Gulick, S. P. S., McCall, N., Walton, M., Loso, M. G., Willis, M. J. (2018, 2017): Sedimentology and geomorphology of a large tsunamigenic landslide, Taan Fiord, Alaska, in: Sedimentary geology 364 S. 302-318, doi: 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2017.10.004.

Dufresne, Anja, Dunning, S. A. (2017): Process dependence of grain size distributions in rock avalanche deposits, in: Landslides 14.5, S. 1555-1563, doi: 10.1007/s10346-017-0806-y.

Dufresne, Anja, 4th Workshop on World Landslide Forum Ljubljana 2017-05-29 - 2017-06-02 (2017): Rock Avalanche Sedimentology : Recent Progress, in: Advancing Culture of Living with Landslides : Volume 2 Advances in Landslide Science / edited by Matjaz Mikos, Binod Tiwari, Yueping Yin, Kyoji Sassa, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-53498-5_14.

Dufresne, Anja, Bösmeier, Annette, Prager, Christoph (2016): Sedimentology of rock avalanche deposits - Case study and review, in: Earth science reviews 163 S. 234-259, doi: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2016.10.002.

Dufresne, Anja, Prager, Christoph, Bösmeier, Annette (2016, 2015): Insights into rock avalanche emplacement processes from detailed morpho-lithological studies of the Tschirgant deposit (Tyrol, Austria), in: Earth surface processes and landforms 41.5, S. 587-602, doi: 10.1002/esp.3847.

Rein, Theresa, 17th International Vulcanspeleology Symposium Ocean View, Hawaii 2016-02-06 - 2016-02-12, Kempe, Stephan, Dufresne, Anja (2016): The “Cueva del Viento” on the Canaries, Spain, in: [17th International Vulcanspeleology Symposium, IVS, 2016-02-06 - 2016-02-12, Ocean View, Hawaii, USA].

Dufresne, Anja, IAEG XII Congress : Engineering Geology for Society and Territory Torino 2014-09-15 - 2014-09-19, Prager, Christoph, Clague, John J. (2015): Complex Interactions of Rock Avalanche Emplacement with Fluvial Sediments: Field Structures at the Tschirgant Deposit, Austria, in: Engineering Geology for Society and Territory - Volume 2 : Landslide Processes / edited by Giorgio Lollino, Daniele Giordan, Giovanni B. Crosta, Jordi Corominas, Rafig Azzam, Janusz Wasowski, Nicola Sciarra, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-09057-3_303.

Dufresne, Anja (2014): An Overview of Rock Avalanche-Substrate Interactions, in: Landslide science for a safer geo-environment / Kyoji Sassa ... eds. - Vol. 1: The International Programme on Landslides (IPL), doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-04999-1_49.

Dufresne, Anja (2012): Granular flow experiments on the interaction with stationary runout path materials and comparison to rock avalanche events, in: Earth surface processes and landforms 37.14, S. 1527 - 1541, doi: 10.1002/esp.3296.

Dufresne, Anja, Salinas, Sergio, Siebe, Claus (2010): Substrate deformation associated with the Jocotitlán edifice collapse and debris avalanche deposit, Central México, in: Journal of volcanology and geothermal research 197.1-4, S. 133 - 148, doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2010.02.019.

Dufresne, Anja, Davies, T. R. (2009): Longitudinal ridges in mass movement deposits, in: Geomorphology 105.3-4, S. 171 - 181, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2008.09.009.

Dufresne, Anja, Davies, T. R., McSaveney, M. J. (2009): Influence of runout-path material on emplacement of the Round Top rock avalanche, New Zealand, in: Earth surface processes and landforms 35 S. 190-201, doi: 10.1002/esp.1900.