Peered-reviewed publications

Integrating Inland and Coastal Water Quality Data for Actionable Knowledge.

El Serafy, G. Y. H., B. A. Schaeffer, M.-B. Neely, and others. 2021.

Remote Sensing 13: 2899.


Whiting Events in a Large Peri-Alpine Lake: Evidence of a Catchment-Scale Process.

Escoffier, N., P. Perolo, T. Lambert, J. Rüegg, D. Odermatt, T. Adatte, T. Vennemann, and M.-E.
Perga. 2022.

Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 127: e2022JG006823.


Fine-scale dynamics of calcite precipitation in a large hardwater lake.

Escoffier, N., P. Perolo, G. Many, N. T. Pasche, and M.-E. Perga. 2023.

Science of The Total Environment 864: 160699.


Lake snow as a mercury methylation micro-environment in the oxic water column of a deep peri-alpine lake.

Gallorini, A., and J.-L. Loizeau. 2022.

Chemosphere 299: 134306.


Non-photochemical quenching estimates from in situ spectroradiometer measurements: implications on remote sensing of sun-induced chlorophyll fluorescence in lakes.

Gupana, R. S., A. Damm, A. I. Rahaghi, C. Minaudo, and D. Odermatt. 2022.

Opt.Express, OE 30: 46762–46781.


Alkalinity contributes at least a third of annual gross primary production in a deep stratified hardwater lake.

Perolo, P., N. Escoffier, H. E. Chmiel, G. Many, D. Bouffard, and M.-E. Perga. 2023.

Limnology and Oceanography Letters 8: 359–367.


Optical Closure of Remote Sensing Reflectance Using Automated Hyperspectral Profiler Data. 2021

Rahaghi, A. I., C. Minaudo, A. Damm, and D. Odermatt. 2021.

Proceedings of the 2021 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium IGARSS.
6832–6835. DOI: 10.1109/IGARSS47720.2021.9554464


A Bayesian data assimilation framework for lake 3D hydrodynamic models with a physics-preserving particle filtering method using SPUX-MITgcm v1.

Safin, A., D. Bouffard, F. Ozdemir, C. L. Ramón, J. Runnalls, F. Georgatos, C. Minaudo, and J.
Šukys. 2022.

Geoscientific Model Development 15: 7715–7730.


Net Ecosystem Production of Lakes Estimated

Steinsberger, T., A. Wüest, and B. Müller. 2021.

From Hypolimnetic Organic Carbon Sinks. Water Res 57: 1–16.


Seasonality modulates wind-driven mixing pathways in a large lake

Fernández Castro, B., D. Bouffard, C. Troy, H.N. Ulloa, S. Piccolroaz, O. Sepúlveda Steiner, H.E. Chmiel, L.S. Moncadas, S. Lavanchy, and A. Wüest

Communications Earth & Environment. 2: 215, 1-11.,


Accounting for surface waves improves gas flux estimation at high wind speed in a large lake

Perolo, P., Fernández Castro, B., Escoffier, N., Lambert, T., Bouffard, D., and Perga, M.-E.

Earth System Dynamics., in press, 2021.


The Imprint of Primary Production on High-Frequency Profiles of Lake Optical Properties

C. Minaudo, D. Odermatt, D. Bouffard, A.I. Rahaghi, S. Lavanchy and A. Wüest

Environmental Science & Technology. / or PDF


LéXPLORE – a floating laboratory on Lake Geneva offering unique lake research opportunities

A. Wüest, D. Bouffard, J. Guillard, B.W. Ibelings, S. Lavanchy, M-E. Perga, N. Pasche

WIREs Water 8, 2021-07.05. doi:10.1002/wat2.1544 or PDF


Primary and net ecosystem production in a large lake diagnosed from high-resolution oxygen measurements

B. Fernández Castro, H. E. Chmiel, C. Minaudo, S. Krishna, P. Perolo, S Rasconi and A. Wüest.

Water Resources Research. 2021-05-03. Vol. 57, p. 1-24. doi:10.1029/2020WR029283.


Processes driving nutrient dispersion in Lake Geneva during the stratification period (study using the LéXPLORE platform).

G. Cotte and T. Vennemann

2020, Chapter from PhD thesis at UNIL.


PhD theses


Mixing of Rhône River water in Lake Geneva (Léman): Implications on the biogeochemistry of the lake.

Cotte, G. 2021. Doctoral Thesis. Université de Lausanne, Faculté des géosciences et de l’environnement.


Ecological and evolutionary aspects of invasive quagga mussels in deep perialpine lakes.

Haltiner, L.2022.  Doctoral Thesis. ETH Zurich.


Role of Lake Snow in the Methylmercury cycle of a Deep Lake.

Gallorini, A. 2022.  Doctoral Thesis. University of Geneva.


Physical and biogeochemical processes regulating the dynamics of surface CO2 in a large and deep hardwater lake.

Perolo, P. 2022. Doctoral Thesis. University of Lausanne.