Peer-reviewed articles


34 – Béraud, L., D. Cusicanqui, A. Rabatel, Brun, F., C. Vincent, and D. Six: Glacier-wide seasonal and annual geodetic mass balances from Pléiades stereo images. Application to the Glacier d’Argentière, French Alps, Journal of Glaciology, in press.

33 – Bessin, Z., Dedieu, J.-P., Arnaud, Y., Wagnon, P., Brun, F., Esteves, M., Perry, B., and Matthews, T.: Processing of VENμS Images of High Mountains: A Case Study for Cryospheric and Hydro-Climatic Applications in the Everest Region (Nepal), Remote Sens., 14, 1098,, 2022.

32 – Hugonnet, R., F. Brun, E. Berthier, A. Dehecq, E. S. Mannerfelt, N. Eckert, and D. Farinotti (2022), Uncertainty analysis of digital elevation models by spatial inference from stable terrain, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, pp. 1–17, 10.1109/JSTARS.2022.3188922.

31 – Khadka, A., P. Wagnon, F. Brun, D. Shrestha, Y. Lejeune, and Y. Arnaud (2022), Evaluation of ERA5-Land and HARv2 Reanalysis Data at High Elevation in the Upper Dudh Koshi Basin (Everest Region, Nepal), Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 61(8), 931 – 954, 10.1175/JAMC-D-21-0091.1.


30 – Hugonnet, R., McNabb, R., Berthier, E., Menounos, B., Nuth, C., Girod, L., Farinotti, D., Huss, M., Dussaillant, I., Brun, F., and Kääb, A.: Accelerated global glacier mass loss in the early twenty-first century, Nature, 592, 726–731,, 2021.

29 – Lei, Y., T. Yao, L. Tian, Y. Sheng, Lazhu, J. Liao, H. Zhao, W. Yang, K. Yang, E. Berthier, F. Brun, Y. Gao,M. Zhu, and G. Wu (2021), Response of downstream lakes to Aru glacier collapses on the western Tibetan Plateau, The Cryosphere, 15(1), 199–214, 10.5194/tc-15-199-2021.

28 – Shea, J. M., Kraaijenbrink, P. D. A., Immerzeel, W. W., and Brun, F.: Debris Emergence Elevations and Glacier Change, Front. Earth Sci., 9, 895,, 2021.

27 – Thomson, L., Brun, F., Braun, M., and Zemp, M.: Editorial: Observational Assessments of Glacier Mass Changes at Regional and Global Level, Front. Earth Sci., 8,, 2021.

26 – Vincent, C., D. Cusicanqui, B. Jourdain, O. Laarman, D. Six, A. Gilbert, A. Walpersdorf, A. Rabatel, L. Piard, F. Gimbert, O. Gagliardini, V. Peyaud, L. Arnaud, E. Thibert, F. Brun, and U. Nanni (2021), Geodetic point surface mass balances: a new approach to determine point surface mass balances on glaciers from remote sensing measurements, The Cryosphere, 15(3), 1259–1276, 10.5194/tc-15-1259-2021.

25 – Wagnon, P., F. Brun, A. Khadka, E. Berthier, D. Shrestha, C. Vincent, Y. Arnaud, et al. « Reanalysing the 2007–19 glaciological mass-balance series of Mera Glacier, Nepal, Central Himalaya, using geodetic mass balance ». Journal of Glaciology, 2021, 1‑9.


24 – Brun F., D. Treichler, D. Shean, and W.W. Immerzeel. “Limited contribution of glacier mass loss to the recent increase in Tibetan Plateau lake volume”. Frontiers in Earth Sciences, 2020.

23 – Charton, J., V. Jomelli, I. Schimmelpfennig, D. Verfaillie, V. Favier, F. Mokadem, A. Gilbert, F. Brun, et al. « A debris-covered glacier at Kerguelen (49°S, 69°E) over the past 15 000 years ». Antarctic Science, 2020, 1‑13.


22 – Berthier, E., and F. Brun. “Karakoram Geodetic Glacier Mass Balances between 2008 and 2016: Persistence of the Anomaly and Influence of a Large Rock Avalanche on Siachen Glacier.” Journal of Glaciology 65, no. 251 (2019): 494–507.

21 – Brun, F., P. Wagnon, E. Berthier, V. Jomelli, S. B. Maharjan, F. Shrestha, and P. D. A. Kraaijenbrink. “Heterogeneous Influence of Glacier Morphology on the Mass Balance Variability in High Mountain Asia.” Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface 0, no. 0 (2019).

20 – Dehecq, A., N. Gourmelen, A. S. Gardner, F. Brun, D. Goldberg, P. W. Nienow, E. Berthier, C. Vincent, P. Wagnon, and E. Trouvé. “Twenty-First Century Glacier Slowdown Driven by Mass Loss in High Mountain Asia.” Nature Geoscience 12, no. 1 (2019): 22–27.

19 – Dussaillant, I., E. Berthier, F. Brun, M. Masiokas, R. Hugonnet, V. Favier, A. Rabatel, P. Pitte, and L. Ruiz. “Two Decades of Glacier Mass Loss along the Andes.” Nature Geoscience 12, no. 10 (2019): 802–8.

18 – Menounos, B., R. Hugonnet, D. Shean, A. Gardner, I. Howat, E. Berthier, B. Pelto, C. Tennant, J. Shea, M.-J. Noh, F. Brun, and A. Dehecq. “Heterogeneous Changes in Western North American Glaciers Linked to Decadal Variability in Zonal Wind Strength.” Geophysical Research Letters 46, no. 1 (2019): 200–209.

17 – Mimeau, L., M. Esteves, I. Zin, H.-W. Jacobi, F. Brun, P. Wagnon, D. Koirala, and Y. Arnaud. “Quantification of Different Flow Components in a High-Altitude Glacierized Catchment (Dudh Koshi, Himalaya): Some Cryospheric-Related Issues.” Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. 23, no. 9 (September 27, 2019): 3969–96.


16 – Brun, F., P. Wagnon, E. Berthier, J. M. Shea, W. W. Immerzeel, P. D. A. Kraaijenbrink, C. Vincent, C. Reverchon, D. Shrestha, and Y. Arnaud. “Ice Cliff Contribution to the Tongue-Wide Ablation of Changri Nup Glacier, Nepal, Central Himalaya.” The Cryosphere 12, no. 11 (2018): 3439–57.

15 – Dussaillant, I., E. Berthier, and F. Brun. “Geodetic Mass Balance of the Northern Patagonian Icefield from 2000 to 2012 Using Two Independent Methods.” Frontiers in Earth Science 6 (2018): 8.

14 – Kääb, A., Leinss, S., Gilbert, A., Bühler, Y., Gascoin, S., Evans, S.G., Bartelt, P., Berthier, E., Brun, F., Chao, W.-A., Farinotti, D., Gimbert, F., Guo, W., Huggel, C., Kargel, J.S., Leonard, G.J., Tian, L., Treichler, D., Yao, T. “Massive Collapse of Two Glaciers in Western Tibet in 2016 after Surge-like Instability.” Nature Geoscience 11, no. 2 (2018): 114–20.

13 – Miles, E. S., C. S. Watson, F. Brun, E. Berthier, M. Esteves, D. J. Quincey, K. E. Miles, B. Hubbard, and P. Wagnon. “Glacial and Geomorphic Effects of a Supraglacial Lake Drainage and Outburst Event, Everest Region, Nepal Himalaya.” The Cryosphere 12, no. 12 (2018): 3891–3905.

12 – Vincent, C., M. Dumont, D. Six, F. Brun, G. Picard, and L. Arnaud. “Why Do the Dark and Light Ogives of Forbes Bands Have Similar Surface Mass Balances?” Journal of Glaciology 64 (2018): 236–46.

11 – Wang, Jida, Chunqiao Song, John T. Reager, Fangfang Yao, James S. Famiglietti, Yongwei Sheng, Glen M. MacDonald, F. Brun, H.M. Schmied, R.A. Marston, Y. Wada. “Recent Global Decline in Endorheic Basin Water Storages.” Nature Geoscience 11, no. 12 (2018): 926–32.


10 – Brun, F., E. Berthier, P. Wagnon, A. Kääb, and D. Treichler. “A Spatially Resolved Estimate of High Mountain Asia Glacier Mass Balances from 2000 to 2016.” Nature Geoscience 10 (September 2017): 668–73.

9 – Lamb, M. P., F. Brun, and B. M. Fuller. “Hydrodynamics of Steep Streams with Planar Coarse-Grained Beds: Turbulence, Flow Resistance, and Implications for Sediment Transport.” Water Resources Research 53, no. 3 (2017): 2240–63.

8 – Lamb, M. P., F. Brun, and B. M. Fuller. “Direct Measurements of Lift and Drag on Shallowly Submerged Cobbles in Steep Streams: Implications for Flow Resistance and Sediment Transport.” Water Resources Research 53, no. 9 (2017): 7607–29.

7 – Miles, E. S., J. F. Steiner, and F. Brun. “Highly Variable Aerodynamic Roughness Length (z0) for a Hummocky Debris-Covered Glacier.” Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 122, no. 16 (2017): 2017JD026510.

6 – Sherpa, S. F., P. Wagnon, F. Brun, E. Berthier, C. Vincent, Y. Lejeune, Y. Arnaud, Rijan B. Kayastha, and A. Sinisalo. “Contrasted Surface Mass Balances of Debris-Free Glaciers Observed between the Southern and the Inner Parts of the Everest Region (2007-2015).” Journal of Glaciology 63, no. 240 (2017): 637–51.


5 – Brun, F., P. Buri, E. S. Miles, P. Wagnon, J. F. Steiner, E. Berthier, S. Ragettli, P. Kraaijenbrink, W.W. Immerzeel, and F. Pellicciotti. “Quantifying Volume Loss from Ice Cliffs on Debris-Covered Glaciers Using High-Resolution Terrestrial and Aerial Photogrammetry.” Journal of Glaciology 62, no. 234 (2016): 684–95.

4 – Vincent, C., P. Wagnon, J. M. Shea, W. W. Immerzeel, P. Kraaijenbrink, D. Shrestha, A. Soruco, Y. Arnaud, F. Brun, E. Berthier and S. F. Sherpa. “Reduced Melt on Debris-Covered Glaciers: Investigations from Changri Nup Glacier, Nepal.” The Cryosphere 10, no. 4 (2016): 1845–58.


3 – Brun, F., M. Dumont, P. Wagnon, E. Berthier, M. F. Azam, J. M. Shea, P. Sirguey, A. Rabatel, and Al. Ramanathan. “Seasonal Changes in Surface Albedo of Himalayan Glaciers from MODIS Data and Links with the Annual Mass Balance.” The Cryosphere 9, no. 1 (2015): 341–55.

2 – Shea, J.M., P. Wagnon, W.W. Immerzeel, R. Biron, F. Brun, and F. Pellicciotti. “A Comparative High-Altitude Meteorological Analysis from Three Catchments in the Nepalese Himalaya.” International Journal of Water Resources Development 31, no. 2 (2015): 174–200.


1 – Scheingross, J. S., F. Brun, D. Y. Lo, K. Omerdin, and M. P. Lamb. “Experimental Evidence for Fluvial Bedrock Incision by Suspended and Bedload Sediment.” Geology 42, no. 6 (2014): 523–26.