MORIN Samuel

Samuel MORIN

Météo-France - CNRS, CNRM UMR3589

Snow Research Center

1441, rue de la piscine

38400 St Martin d’Hères, France

Tél. +33 (0) 4 76 63 79 03

Fax +33 (0) 4 76 51 53 46

samuel dot morin at meteo dot fr - @smlmrn

  Research activities

Numerical simulation of the time evolution of the physical properties of the snowpack; development and use of the detailed snowpack model Crocus.

Experimental and in-situ investigation of various snow properties (optical, thermal and microstructural properties). Development and use of methods to objectively measure snow physical properties, such as its thermal conductivity, specific surface area, …

Application of snowpack models in various contexts (avalanche hazard, hydrological issues, winter tourism) in the short-term (forecast) as well as for climate projections.

  Short resume

- 2017 : CNRS Bronze Medal

- 2015 ... : Research scientist, director of the Snow Research Center (CNRM/CEN).

- 2009 ... 2015 : Research scientist, head of the "Snowpack" team , CNRM/CEN.

- 2008 ... 2009: Research scientist, LGGE

- 2005 ... 2008: PhD student, LGGE (advisors Joël Savarino and Michel Legrand)

Variability of the isotopic composition of atmospheric nitrate ( $\delta^15$N and $\Delta^17$O) in relationship to the chemical budget of nitrogen oxides in polar and remote regions.

- 2002 ... 2005: Master in Eart Sciences, ENS Paris/Paris 6 and Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble .

  Current student supervision

PhD students

- 2018 ... 2021 : Lucas Berard, Irstea Grenoble - CNRM/CEN

- 2016 … 2019 : Isabel Peinke, CNRM/CEN - Irstea Grenoble,
On the relationship between the microstructure and mechanical properties of snow; co-direction with Pascal Hagenmuller (CNRM/CEN) and Guillaume Chambon (Irstea Grenoble).

- 2015 … 2018 : Gaëlle Veyssière, CNRM/CEN - IETR Rennes,
Use of SAR satellite imagery to assess snowpack properties; co-direction with Fatima Karbou (CNRM/CEN).

  Past student supervision

PhD students

- 2014 … 2018 : Grégoire Lecourt, CNRM/CEN - IGE,
Towards flood forecasting in the Arve valley in Chamonix; co-direction with Isabella Zin (IGE) et Matthieu Lafaysse (CNRM/CEN).

- 2013 … 2018 : Mathieu Barrère, Univ. Laval (Quebec), IGE, CNRM/CEN,
Coupled evolution of snow, permafrost and vegetation in the Arctic and sub-Arctic ; co-supervision with Florent Dominé (UMI Takuvik, Université Laval, Quebec) and Gerhard Krinner (IGE, Grenoble).

- 2013 … 2017 : Gilles Nicolet, Irstea - CNRM/CEN,
Inference and modelling the spatial depence structure of snow extremes in the French Alps using max-stable processes ; co-supervision with Nicolas Eckert] (Irstea/ETNA Grenoble) and Juliette Blanchet (LTHE Grenoble).

- 2013 … 2016 : Pierre Spandre, CNRM/CEN - Irstea,
Observation and modelling of the observations between snow conditions and ski resorts’ activities in the French Alps ; co-supervision with Emmanuelle George-Marcelpoil (Irstea/DTM, Grenoble).

- 2010 … 2013 : Carlo Carmagnola, CEN,
Measurement, analysis and numerical modeling of physical processes occurring in dry snow. Co-supervision with Florent Dominé (UMI Takuvik, Université Laval, Québec).

- 2008 … 2011: Joseph Erbland, LGGE,
Isotopic constraints on the interpretation of the nitrate record of the Vostok ice core, co-supervision with Joël Savarino (LGGE).

Master 2 students

- 2015: M. W. Baba (Ecole Hassania des Travaux Publics, Maroc), Analysis of snowpack properties through radar remote sensing ; co-supervision with F. Karbou (CNRM/CEN).
- 2013: A. Wegiel (ENTPE, Lyon), Distributed and semi-distributed simulations of snow for hydrological applications ; co-supervision with M. Lafaysse (CNRM/CEN).
- 2011: J.-M. Bertrand (M2R STUE, Grenoble), Adaptation of the snowpack model Crocus for energy and mass balance of debris-covered glaciers ; co-supervision with Y. Lejeune (CNRM/CEN) and P. Wagnon (IRD/LGGE - LTHE).
- 2011: N. Calonne (M2R STUE, Grenoble), Numerical and experimental investigations of the thermal conductivity of snow ; co-supervision with F. Flin (CNRM/CEN).
- 2011: M. Lacroix (M2P ICAO), Development of a computer program to visualize snowpack data ; co-supervision with J.-M. Willemet (CNRM/CEN).

  Current projects

- 2017 - 2018 : Copernicus C3S SIS European Tourism, co-I.
- 2017 - 2020 : H2020 PROSNOW, lead PI
- 2014 - 2016 : European Space Agency, project "Microstructural origin of electromagnetic signatures in microwave remote sensing of snow", lead by Ghislain Picard (LGGE, Grenoble). Co-I.
- 2014 – 2019 : Agence Nationale de la Recherche, project "PRESHINE”, lead by Isabelle Sacareau (Univ. Bordeaux, France). Co-PI

  Past projects

- 2014 – 2017 : GICC "ADAMONT" (Adaptation of mountain socio-ecosystems to climate change). Co-PI.
- 2013 – 2016 : French coordinator for the WMO-SPICE project (WMO Solid Precipitation Intercomparison Experiment) and site manager for the col de Porte site.
- 2011 – 2015 : Agence Nationale de la Recherche, project "MONISNOW", lead by Ghislain Picard (LGGE, Grenoble) .
- 2010 – 2012 : LEFE-INSU project] "QUantitative Assessment and modeling of the Snow Physical PropERties" (QUASPPER). PI.
- 2010 – 2011 : European Space Agency, project "CoREH2O Snow Data Assimilation Study" (CoSDAS), lead by R. Essery, Univ. Edinburgh .


Book chapter

S. Morin, 16. La neige : formation et transformations, in L’eau à découvert, CNRS Éditions,, 2015 (in French) .

Brun, E., S. Morin and V. Vionnet, La modélisation du manteau neigeux en réponse à des enjeux majeurs souvent ignorés, in Modéliser & simuler. Epistémologies et pratiques de la modélisation et de la simulation, tome 1, edited by F. Varenne and Marc Silberstein, [], 2013 (in French) .

Savarino, J. et S. Morin, Chap. 39: The N, O, S Isotopes of Oxy-Anions in Ice Cores and Polar Environments, Handbook of Environmental Isotope Geochemistry, edited by M. Baskaran, Part 6, 835-864, doi:10.1007/978-3-642-10637-8_39, 2011.

Selected popularization pieces

Y aura-t-il de la neige dans les Alpes l’hiver prochain ?, EchoSciences Grenoble, 2018.

Moins de neige ne veut pas dire moins d’avalanches, The Conversation, 2017.

"Y aura-t-il de la neige sur les massifs montagneux en 2030 ? ", La Tribune - Acteurs de l’Economie, 2016.


Nitu, R., Y.-A. Roulet, M. Wolff, M. Earle, A. Reverdin, C. Smith, J. Kochendorfer, S. Morin, R. Rasmussen, K. Wong, J. Alastrué, L. Arnold, B. Baker, S. Buisán, J.L. Collado, M. Colli, B. Collins, A. Gaydos, H.-R. Hannula, J. Hoover, P. Joe, A. Kontu, T. Laine, L. Lanza, E. Lanzinger, GW Lee, Y. Lejeune, L. Leppänen, E. Mekis, J.-M. Panel, A. Poikonen, S. Ryu, F. Sabatini, J. Theriault, D. Yang, C. Genthon, F. van den Heuvel, N. Hirasawa, H. Konishi, K. Nishimura and A. Senese, WMO Solid Precipitation Intercomparison Experiment (SPICE) (2012 - 2015), Instruments and Observing Methods Report No. 131, World Meteorological Organization, Geneva, 2018.

2018 - Perspectives d’enneigement et impacts sur les ressources des stations iséroises (2025-2050), Document de Synthèse, Conseil Départemental de l’Isère - Isere Tourisme (travail mené conjointement avec Irstea LESSEM, Naturascop et KPMG).

AcclimaTerra, Le Treut, H. (dir). Anticiper les changements climatiques en Nouvelle-Aquitaine. Pour agir dans les territoires. Éditions Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine, 2018, 488 p. Contribution au chapitre 14 "Massifs montagneux".

2018 Cahier Montagne du GREC SUD

Peer-reviewed publications


Discussion papers

Di Mauro, B., Garzonio, R., Rossini, M., Filippa, G., Pogliotti, P., Galvagno, M., Morra di Cella, U., Migliavacca, M., Baccolo, G., Clemenza, M., Delmonte, B., Maggi, V., Dumont, M., Tuzet, F., Lafaysse, M., Morin, S., Cremonese, E., and Colombo, R.: Saharan dust events in the European Alps: role on snowmelt and geochemical characterization, The Cryosphere Discuss.,, in review, 2018.

Spandre, P., François, H., Verfaillie, D., Pons, M., Vernay, M., Lafaysse, M., George, E., and Morin, S.: Winter tourism and climate change in the Pyrenees and the French Alps: relevance of snowmaking as a technical adaptation, The Cryosphere Discuss.,, in review, 2018.

Papers accepted or in press

Kim, Rhae Sung, Michael Durand, Dongyue Li, Elisabeth Baldo, Steven Margulis, Marie Dumont, Samuel Morin, Estimating alpine snow depth by combining multifrequency passive radiance observations with ensemble snowpack modeling, Remote Sensing of Environment, in press .

Evin, G., B. Hingray, J. Blanchet, N. Eckert, S. Morin and D. Verfaillie, Partitioning uncertainty components of an incomplete ensemble of climate projections using data augmentation, J. Clim.,, in press .


83 - Lejeune, Y., Dumont, M., Panel, J.-M., Lafaysse, M., Lapalus, P., Le Gac, E., Lesaffre, B., and Morin, S.: 57 years (1960–2017) of snow and meteorological observations from a mid-altitude mountain site (Col de Porte, France, 1325 m of altitude), Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 71-88,, 2019.

82 - Domine, F., Picard, G., Morin, S., Barrere, M., Madore, J.‐B., & Langlois, A., Major issues in simulating some Arctic snowpack properties using current detailed snow physics models: Consequences for the thermal regime and water budget of permafrost. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 11., 2019.

81 - Veyssière, G., F. Karbou, S. Morin, M. Lafaysse and V. Vionnet, Evaluation of Sub-Kilometric Numerical Simulations of C-Band Radar Backscatter over the French Alps against Sentinel-1 Observations, Remote Sens. 11(1), 8,, 2019.


80 - Gaillardet, J., I. Braud, F. Hankard, S. Anquetin, O. Bour, N. Dorfliger, J.R. de Dreuzy, S. Galle, C. Galy, S. Gogo, L. Gourcy, F. Habets, F. Laggoun, L. Longuevergne, T. Le Borgne, F. Naaim-Bouvet, G. Nord, V. Simonneaux, D. Six, T. Tallec, C. Valentin, G. Abril, P. Allemand, A. Arènes, B. Arfib, L. Arnaud, N. Arnaud, P. Arnaud, S. Audry, V. B. Comte, C. Batiot, A. Battais, H. Bellot, E. Bernard, C. Bertrand, H. Bessière, S. Binet, J. Bodin, X. Bodin, L. Boithias, J. Bouchez, B. Boudevillain, I. B. Moussa, F. Branger, J. J. Braun, P. Brunet, B. Caceres, D. Calmels, B. Cappelaere, H. Celle-Jeanton, F. Chabaux, K. Chalikakis, C. Champollion, Y. Copard, C. Cotel, P. Davy, P. Deline, G. Delrieu, J. Demarty, C. Dessert, M. Dumont, C. Emblanch, J. Ezzahar, M. Estèves, V. Favier, M. Faucheux, N. Filizola, P. Flammarion, P. Floury, O. Fovet, M. Fournier, A. J. Francez, L. Gandois, C. Gascuel, E. Gayer, C. Genthon, M. F. Gérard, D. Gilbert, I. Gouttevin, M. Grippa, G. Gruau, A. Jardani, L. Jeanneau, J. L. Join, H. Jourde, F. Karbou, D. Labat, Y. Lagadeuc, E. Lajeunesse, R. Lastennet, W. Lavado, E. Lawin, T. Lebel, C. Le Bouteiller, C. Legout, Y. Lejeune, E. Le Meur, N. Le Moigne, J. Lions, A. Lucas, J. P. Malet, C. Marais-Sicre, J. C. Maréchal, C. Marlin, P. Martin, J. Martins, J. M. Martinez, N. Massei, A. Mauclerc, N. Mazzilli, J. Molénat, P. Moreira-Turcq, E. Mougin, S. Morin, J. N. Ngoupayou, G. Panthou, C. Peugeot, G. Picard, M. C. Pierret, G. Porel, A. Probst, J. L. Probst, A. Rabatel, D. Raclot, L. Ravanel, F. Rejiba, P. René, O. Ribolzi, J. Riotte, A. Rivière, H. Robain, L. Ruiz, J. M. Sanchez-Perez, W. Santini, S. Sauvage, P. Schoeneich, J. L. Seidel, M. Sekhar, O. Sengtaheuanghoung, N. Silvera, M. Steinmann, A. Soruco, G. Tallec, E. Thibert, D. V. Lao, C. Vincent, D. Viville, P. Wagnon, and R. Zitouna. OZCAR: The French Network of Critical Zone Observatories. Vadose Zone J., 17, 180067,, 2018.

79 - Techel, F., Mitterer, C., Ceaglio, E., Coléou, C., Morin, S., Rastelli, F., and Purves, R. S.: Spatial consistency and bias in avalanche forecasts – a case study in the European Alps, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 2697-2716,, 2018.

78 - Nicolet, G., Eckert, N., Morin, S., & Blanchet, J., Assessing climate change impact on the spatial dependence of extreme snow depth maxima in the French Alps. Water Resources Research, 54,, 2018.

77 - Revuelto J., Lecourt G., Lafaysse M., Zin I., Charrois L., Vionnet V., Dumont M., Rabatel A., Six D., Condom T., Morin S., Viani A., Sirguey P., Multi-Criteria Evaluation of Snowpack Simulations in Complex Alpine Terrain Using Satellite and In Situ Observations. Remote Sensing, 2018; 10(8):1171,, 2018.

76 - Touzeau, A., Landais, A., Morin, S., Arnaud, L., and Picard, G.: Numerical experiments on vapor diffusion in polar snow and firn and its impact on isotopes using the multi-layer energy balance model Crocus in SURFEX v8.0, Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 2393-2418,, 2018.

75 - Réveillet, M., Six, D., Vincent, C., Rabatel, A., Dumont, M., Lafaysse, M., Morin, S., Vionnet, V., and Litt, M.: Relative performance of empirical and physical models in assessing the seasonal and annual glacier surface mass balance of Saint-Sorlin Glacier (French Alps), The Cryosphere, 12, 1367-1386,, 2018.

74 - Verfaillie, D., Lafaysse, M., Déqué, M., Eckert, N., Lejeune, Y., and Morin, S.: Multi-component ensembles of future meteorological and natural snow conditions for 1500 m altitude in the Chartreuse mountain range, Northern French Alps, The Cryosphere, 12, 1249-1271,, 2018.

73 - Beniston, M., Farinotti, D., Stoffel, M., Andreassen, L. M., Coppola, E., Eckert, N., Fantini, A., Giacona, F., Hauck, C., Huss, M., Huwald, H., Lehning, M., López-Moreno, J.-I., Magnusson, J., Marty, C., Morán-Tejéda, E., Morin, S., Naaim, M., Provenzale, A., Rabatel, A., Six, D., Stötter, J., Strasser, U., Terzago, S., and Vincent, C.: The European mountain cryosphere: a review of its current state, trends, and future challenges, The Cryosphere, 12, 759-794,, 2018.


72 - Verfaillie, D., Déqué, M., Morin, S., and Lafaysse, M.: The method ADAMONT v1.0 for statistical adjustment of climate projections applicable to energy balance land surface models, Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 4257-4283,, 2017.

71 - Tuzet, F., Dumont, M., Lafaysse, M., Picard, G., Arnaud, L., Voisin, D., Lejeune, Y., Charrois, L., Nabat, P., and Morin, S.: A multilayer physically based snowpack model simulating direct and indirect radiative impacts of light-absorbing impurities in snow, The Cryosphere, 11, 2633-2653,, 2017.

70 - Nicolet, G., N. Eckert, S. Morin and J. Blanchet, A multi-criteria leave-two-out cross-validation procedure for max-stable process selection, Spatial Statistics, 22, 107 - 128,, 2017.

69 - D’Amboise, C. J. L., Müller, K., Oxarango, L., Morin, S., and Schuler, T. V.: Implementation of a physically based water percolation routine in the Crocus/SURFEX (V7.3) snowpack model, Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 3547-3566,, 2017.

68 - Barrere, M., Domine, F., Decharme, B., Morin, S., Vionnet, V., and Lafaysse, M.: Evaluating the performance of coupled snow–soil models in SURFEXv8 to simulate the permafrost thermal regime at a high Arctic site, Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 3461-3479,, 2017.

67 - Lafaysse, M., Cluzet, B., Dumont, M., Lejeune, Y., Vionnet, V., and Morin, S.: A multiphysical ensemble system of numerical snow modelling, The Cryosphere, 11, 1173-1198, doi:10.5194/tc-11-1173-2017, 2017.

66 - Dumont, M., Arnaud, L., Picard, G., Libois, Q., Lejeune, Y., Nabat, P., Voisin, D., and Morin, S.: In situ continuous visible and near-infrared spectroscopy of an alpine snowpack, The Cryosphere, 11, 1091-1110, doi:10.5194/tc-11-1091-2017, 2017.

65 - Spandre, P., François, H., Thibert, E., Morin, S., and George-Marcelpoil, E.: Determination of snowmaking efficiency on a ski slope from observations and modelling of snowmaking events and seasonal snow accumulation, The Cryosphere, 11, 891-909, doi:10.5194/tc-11-891-2017, 2017.


64 - Domine, F., Barrere, M., and Morin, S.: The growth of shrubs on high Arctic tundra at Bylot Island: impact on snow physical properties and permafrost thermal regime, Biogeosciences, 13, 6471-6486, doi:10.5194/bg-13-6471-2016, 2016.

63 - Spandre, P., François, H., George-Marcelpoil, E. and S. Morin, Panel based assessment of snow management operations in French ski resorts, J. Outdoor Recreat. Tour., doi:10.1016/j.jort.2016.09.002, 2016.

62 - François, H., S. Morin, P. Spandre, M. Lafaysse, Y. Lejeune and E. George-Marcelpoil, Crossing numerical simulations of snow conditions with a spatially-resolved socio-economic database of ski resorts: a proof of concept with and without accounting for snow management practices in the French Alps , La Houille Blanche, 4, 66-84, doi:10.1051/lhb/2016041, 2016.

61 - Nicolet, G., N. Eckert, S. Morin, and J. Blanchet, Decreasing spatial dependence in extreme snowfall in the French Alps since 1958 under climate change, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, 8297–8310, doi:10.1002/2016JD025427, 2016.

60 - Picard, G., Arnaud, L., Panel, J.-M., and Morin, S.: Design of a scanning laser meter for monitoring the spatio-temporal evolution of snow depth and its application in the Alps and in Antarctica, The Cryosphere, 10, 1495-1511, doi:10.5194/tc-10-1495-2016, 2016.

59 - Charrois, L., Cosme, E., Dumont, M., Lafaysse, M., Morin, S., Libois, Q., and Picard, G.: On the assimilation of optical reflectances and snow depth observations into a detailed snowpack model, The Cryosphere, 10, 1021-1038, doi:10.5194/tc-10-1021-2016, 2016.

58 - Pellarin, T., A. Mialon, R. Biron, C. Coulaud, F. Gibon, Y. Kerr, M. Lafaysse, B. Mercier, S. Morin, I. Redor, M. Schwank, I. Völksch, Three years of L-band brightness temperature measurements in a mountainous area: Topography, vegetation and snowmelt issues, Remote Sens. Environ., 180, 85–98, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2016.02.047, 2016.

57 - Decharme, B., Brun, E., Boone, A., Delire, C., Le Moigne, P., and Morin, S.: Impacts of snow and organic soils parameterization on northern Eurasian soil temperature profiles simulated by the ISBA land surface model, The Cryosphere, 10, 853-877, doi:10.5194/tc-10-853-2016, 2016.

56 - Spandre, P., S. Morin, M. Lafaysse, Y. Lejeune, H. François and E. George-Marcelpoil, Integration of snow management processes into a detailed snowpack model, Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 125, 48-64,doi:10.1016/j.coldregions.2016.01.002, 2016.

55 - Avanzi, F., De Michele, C., Morin, S., Carmagnola, C. M., Ghezzi, A., and Lejeune, Y., Model complexity and data requirements in snow hydrology: seeking a balance in practical applications. Hydrol. Process., doi:10.1002/hyp.10782, 2016.

54 - Revuelto, J., V Vionnet, J.-I. López-Moreno, M. Lafaysse and S. Morin, Combining snowpack modeling and terrestrial laser scanner observations improves the simulation of small scale snow dynamics, J. Hydrol., 533, 291–307, ,doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.12.015, 2016.


53 - Libois, Q., Picard, G., Arnaud, L., Dumont, M., Lafaysse, M., Morin, S., and Lefebvre, E.: Summertime evolution of snow specific surface area close to the surface on the Antarctic Plateau, The Cryosphere, 9, 2383-2398, doi:10.5194/tc-9-2383-2015, 2015.

52 - Vernay, M., M. Lafaysse, L. Mérindol, G. Giraud and S. Morin, Ensemble forecasting of snowpack conditions and avalanche hazard, Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 120, 251-262, doi:10.1016/j.coldregions.2015.04.010, 2015.

51 - Erbland, J., Savarino, J., Morin, S., France, J. L., Frey, M. M., and King, M. D.: Air–snow transfer of nitrate on the East Antarctic Plateau – Part 2: An isotopic model for the interpretation of deep ice-core records, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 12079-12113, doi:10.5194/acp-15-12079-2015, 2015.

50 - Spandre, P., H. François, S. Morin and E George-Marcelpoil, Snowmaking in the French Alps. Climatic context, existing facilities and outlook , J. Alpine Res., 103-2, doi:10.4000/rga.2913, 2015.

49 - Domine, F., Barrere, M., Sarrazin, D., Morin, S., and Arnaud, L.: Automatic monitoring of the effective thermal conductivity of snow in a low-Arctic shrub tundra, The Cryosphere, 9, 1265-1276, doi:10.5194/tc-9-1265-2015, 2015.


48 - Libois, Q., G. Picard, L. Arnaud, S. Morin, and E. Brun, Modeling the impact of snow drift on the decameter-scale variability of snow properties on the Antarctic Plateau, J. Geophys. Res., 119, 11662-11681, doi:10.1002/2014JD022361, 2014.

47 - Phan, X. V., Ferro-Famil, L., Gay, M., Durand, Y., Dumont, M., Morin, S., Allain, S., D’Urso, G., and Girard, A.: 1D-Var multilayer assimilation of X-band SAR data into a detailed snowpack model, The Cryosphere, 8, 1975-1987, doi:10.5194/tc-8-1975-2014, 2014.

46 - François, H., S. Morin, M. Lafaysse and E. George-Marcelpoil, Crossing numerical simulations of snow conditions with a spatially-resolved socio-economic database of ski resorts: a proof of concept in the French Alps, Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 108, 98–112, doi: 10.1016/j.coldregions.2014.08.005, 2014.

45 - Castebrunet, H., Eckert, N., Giraud, G., Durand, Y., and Morin, S.: Projected changes of snow conditions and avalanche activity in a warming climate: the French Alps over the 2020–2050 and 2070–2100 periods, The Cryosphere, 8, 1673-1697, doi:10.5194/tc-8-1673-2014, 2014.

44 - Gascon, G., Sharp, M., Burgess, D., Bezeau, P., Bush, A. B., Morin, S., and Lafaysse, M., How well is firn densification represented by a physically-based multilayer model? Model evaluation for the Devon Ice Cap, Nunavut, Canada, J. Glaciol., 60(222), 694 - 704, doi: 10.3189/2014JoG13J209, 2014.

43 - Dumont, M., E. Brun, G. Picard, M. Michou, Q. Libois, J-R. Petit, M. Geyer, S. Morin, and B. Josse, Contribution of light-absorbing impurities in snow to Greenland’s darkening since 2009, Nature Geosci., 7, 509–512, doi:10.1038/ngeo2180, 2014.

42 - Hagenmuller, P., G. Chambon, F. Flin, S. Morin and M. Naaim, Snow as a granular material: assessment of a new grain segmentation algorithm, Granul. Matter, 16(4), 421-432, doi:10.1007/s10035-014-0503-7, 2014.

41 - Dietzel, M., Leis, A., Abdalla, R., Savarino, J., Morin, S., Böttcher, M. E., and Köhler, S.: 17O excess traces atmospheric nitrate in paleo-groundwater of the Saharan desert, Biogeosciences, 11, 3149-3161, doi:10.5194/bg-11-3149-2014, 2014.

40 - Carmagnola, C. M., Morin, S., Lafaysse, M., Domine, F., Lesaffre, B., Lejeune, Y., Picard, G., and Arnaud, L.: Implementation and evaluation of prognostic representations of the optical diameter of snow in the SURFEX/ISBA-Crocus detailed snowpack model, The Cryosphere, 8, 417-437, doi:10.5194/tc-8-417-2014, 2014.


39 - Domine, F., Morin, S., Brun, E., Lafaysse, M., and Carmagnola, C. M.: Seasonal evolution of snow permeability under equi-temperature and temperature-gradient conditions, The Cryosphere, 7, 1915-1929, doi:10.5194/tc-7-1915-2013, 2013.

38 - Savarino, J., S. Morin, J. Erbland, F. Grannec, M. Patey, W. Vicars, B. Alexander and E. P. Achterberg, Isotopic composition of atmospheric nitrate in
a tropical marine boundary layer, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 110(44), 17668-17673, doi:10.1073/pnas.1216639110, 2013.

37 - Lecomte, O., T. Fichefet , M. Vancoppenolle , F. Domine , F. Massonnet , P. Mathiot , S. Morin and P.-Y. Barriat, On the formulation of snow thermal conductivity in large-scale sea ice models, J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 5(3), 542–557, doi:10.1002/jame.20039, 2013.

36 - Vicars, W. C., S. Morin, J. Savarino, N. L. Wagner, J. Erbland, E. Vince, J. M. F. Martins, B. M. Lerner, P. K. Quinn, D.J. Coffman, E. J. Williams, and S. S. Brown, Spatial and diurnal variability in reactive nitrogen oxide chemistry as reflected in the isotopic composition of atmospheric nitrate: Results from the CalNex 2010 field study, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118(18), 10567–10588, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50680, 2013.

35 - Carmagnola, C. M., Domine, F., Dumont, M., Wright, P., Strellis, B., Bergin, M., Dibb, J., Picard, G., Libois, Q., Arnaud, L., and Morin, S.: Snow spectral albedo at Summit, Greenland: measurements and numerical simulations based on physical and chemical properties of the snowpack, The Cryosphere, 7, 1139-1160, doi:10.5194/tc-7-1139-2013, 2013.

34 - Wang, T., C. Ottlé, A. Boone, P. Ciais, E. Brun, S. Morin, G. Krinner, S. Piao and S. Peng, Evaluation of an improved intermediate complexity snow scheme in the ORCHIDEE land surface model, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 6064–6079, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50395, 2013.

33 - Masson, V., Le Moigne, P., Martin, E., Faroux, S., Alias, A., Alkama, R., Belamari, S., Barbu, A., Boone, A., Bouyssel, F., Brousseau, P., Brun, E., Calvet, J.-C., Carrer, D., Decharme, B., Delire, C., Donier, S., Essaouini, K., Gibelin, A.-L., Giordani, H., Habets, F., Jidane, M., Kerdraon, G., Kourzeneva, E., Lafaysse, M., Lafont, S., Lebeaupin Brossier, C., Lemonsu, A., Mahfouf, J.-F., Marguinaud, P., Mokhtari, M., Morin, S., Pigeon, G., Salgado, R., Seity, Y., Taillefer, F., Tanguy, G., Tulet, P., Vincendon, B., Vionnet, V., and Voldoire, A.: The SURFEXv7.2 land and ocean surface platform for coupled or offline simulation of earth surface variables and fluxes, Geosci. Model Dev., 6, 929-960, doi:10.5194/gmd-6-929-2013, 2013.

32 - Erbland, J., Vicars, W. C., Savarino, J., Morin, S., Frey, M. M., Frosini, D., Vince, E., and Martins, J. M. F.: Air–snow transfer of nitrate on the East Antarctic Plateau – Part 1: Isotopic evidence for a photolytically driven dynamic equilibrium in summer, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 6403-6419, doi:10.5194/acp-13-6403-2013, 2013.

31 - Essery, R., S. Morin, Y. Lejeune, C. B. Ménard. A comparison of 1701 snow models using observations from an alpine site, Adv. Water Resour., 55, 131–148, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2012.07.013, 2013.

30 - Morin, S., F. Domine, A. Dufour, Y. Lejeune, B. Lesaffre, J.-M. Willemet, C. M. Carmagnola and H.-W. Jacobi, Measurements and modeling of the vertical profile of specific surface area of an alpine snowpack, Adv. Water Resour., 55, 111–120, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2012.01.010, 2013.

29 - Mary, A., Dumont, M., Dedieu, J.-P., Durand, Y., Sirguey, P., Milhem, H., Mestre, O., Negi, H. S., Kokhanovsky, A. A., Lafaysse, M., and Morin, S.: Intercomparison of retrieval algorithms for the specific surface area of snow from near-infrared satellite data in mountainous terrain, and comparison with the output of a semi-distributed snowpack model, The Cryosphere, 7, 741-761, doi:10.5194/tc-7-741-2013, 2013.

28 - Lejeune, Y., J.-M. Bertrand, P. Wagnon and S. Morin, A physically-based model for the year-round surface energy and mass balance of debris-covered glaciers, J. Glaciol., 59(214), doi:10.3189/2013JoG12J149, 2013.

27 - Brun, E., V. Vionnet, A. Boone, B. Decharme, Y. Peings, R. Valette, F. Karbou and S. Morin, Simulation of northern Eurasian local snow depth, mass and density using a detailed snowpack model and meteorological reanalyses, J. Hydrometeorol., 14, 203–219, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-12-012.1, 2013.

26 - Saccone, P., S. Morin, C. Colomb, F. Baptist, J.-M. Bonneville, M. P. Colace, F. Domine, M. Faure, R. Geremia, J. Lochet, F. Poly, S. Lavorel and J.-C. Clément, The effects of snowpack properties and plant strategies on litter decomposition during winter in subalpine meadows, Plant and Soil, 363, 215–229, doi:10.1007/s11104-012-1307-3, 2013.


25 - Calonne, N., Geindreau, C., Flin, F., Morin, S., Lesaffre, B., Rolland du Roscoat, S., and Charrier, P.: 3-D image-based numerical computations of snow permeability: links to specific surface area, density, and microstructural anisotropy, The Cryosphere, 6, 939-951, doi:10.5194/tc-6-939-2012, 2012.

24 - Morin, S., Lejeune, Y., Lesaffre, B., Panel, J.-M., Poncet, D., David, P., and Sudul, M.: An 18-yr long (1993–2011) snow and meteorological dataset from a mid-altitude mountain site (Col de Porte, France, 1325 m alt.) for driving and evaluating snowpack models, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 4, 13-21, doi:10.5194/essd-4-13-2012, 2012.

23 - Vionnet, V., Brun, E., Morin, S., Boone, A., Faroux, S., Le Moigne, P., Martin, E., and Willemet, J.-M.: The detailed snowpack scheme Crocus and its
implementation in SURFEX v7.2, Geosci. Model Dev., 5, 773-791, doi:10.5194/gmd-5-773-2012, 2012.

22 - Lacroix, P., J.-R. J. Grasso, J. Roulle, G. Giraud, D. Goetz, S. Morin and A. Helmstetter, Monitoring of snow avalanches using a seismic array: Location, speed estimation and relationships to meteorological variables, J. Geophys. Res., 117, F01034, doi:10.1029/2011JF002106, 2012.

21 - Domine, F., J.-C. Gallet, J. Bock and S. Morin, Structure, specific surface area and thermal conductivity of the snowpack around Barrow, Alaska, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D00R14, doi:10.1029/2011JD016647, 2012.

20 - Morin, S., J. Erbland, J. Savarino, F. Domine, J. Bock, U. Friess, H.-W. Jacobi, H. Sihler, and J. M. F. Martins, An isotopic view on the connection between photolytic emissions of NOx from the Arctic snowpack and its oxidation by reactive halogens, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D00R08, doi:10.1029/2011JD016618, 2012.


19 - Domine, F., J. Bock, S. Morin, and G. Giraud, Linking the effective thermal conductivity of snow to its shear strength and density, J. Geophys. Res., 116, F04027, doi:10.1029/2011JF002000, 2011.

18 - Calonne, N., F. Flin, S. Morin, B. Lesaffre, S. Rolland du Roscoat, C. Geindreau, Numerical and experimental investigations of the effective thermal conductivity of snow, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L23501, doi:10.1029/2011GL049234, 2011.

17 - Morin, S., R. Sander, and J. Savarino, Simulation of the diurnal variations of the oxygen isotope anomaly ($\Delta^17$O) of reactive atmospheric species, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 3653-3671, doi:10.5194/acp-11-3653-2011, 2011.


16 – Morin., S., F. Domine, L. Arnaud and G. Picard, In-situ monitoring of the effective thermal conductivity of snow, Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 64, 73–80, doi: 10.1016/j.coldregions.2010.02.008, 2010.

15 – Jacobi, H.-W., S. Morin, J. W. Bottenheim, Observation of widespread depletion of ozone in the springtime boundary layer of the Central Arctic linked to mesoscale synoptic conditions, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D17302, doi:10.1029/2010JD013940, 2010.

14 – Sander, R. and S. Morin, Introducing the bromide/alkalinity ratio for a follow-up discussion on "Precipitation of salts in freezing seawater and ozone depletion events: a status report", by Morin et al., published in Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 7317–7324, 2008, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 7655–7658, doi:10.5194/acp-10-7655-2010, 2010.

13 – Amoroso, A., F. Domine, G. Esposito, S. Morin, J. Savarino, M. Nardino, M. Montagnoli, J.-M. Bonneville, J.-C. Clement, A. Ianniello and H. J. Beine, Microorganisms in dry polar snow are involved in the exchanges of reactive nitrogen species with the atmosphere, Environ. Sci. Technol., 44(2), 714 – 719, doi:10.1021/es9027309, 2010.


12 – Frey, M.M., J. Savarino, S. Morin, J. Erbland and J.M.F. Martins, Photolytic imprint on the nitrate stable isotope signal in snow and atmosphere of East Antarctica and implications for reactive nitrogen cycling, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 8681 – 8696, doi:10.5194/acp-9-8681-2009, 2009.

11 – Laj, P., J. Klausen, M. Bilde, C. Plaß-Duelmer, G. Pappalardo, C. Clerbaux, U. Baltensperger, J. Hjorth, D. Simpson, S. Reimann, P.-F. Coheur, A. Richter, M. De Mazière, Y. Rudich, G. McFiggans, K. Torseth, A. Wiedensohler, S. Morin, M. Schulz, J.D. Allan, J.-L. Attié, I. Barnes, W. Birmili, J.P. Cammas, J. Dommen, H.-P. Dorn, D. Fowler, S. Fuzzi, M. Glasius, C. Granier, M. Hermann, I.S.A. Isaksen, S. Kinne, I. Koren, F. Madonna, M. Maione, A. Massling, O. Moehler, L. Mona, P.S. Monks, D. Müller, T. Müller, J. Orphal, V.-H. Peuch, F. Stratmann, D. Tanré, G. Tyndall, A. Abo Riziq, M. van Roozendael P. Villani, B. Wehner, H. Wex, A.A. Zardini, Measuring atmospheric composition change, Atmos. Environ., 43(33), 5351-5414, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2009.08.020, 2009.

10 – Bottenheim, J.W., S. Netcheva , S. Morin and S. V. Nghiem, Ozone in the boundary layer air over the Arctic Ocean: measurements during the TARA transpolar drift 2006-2008, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 4545-4557, doi:10.5194/acp-9-4545-2009, 2009.

09 – Morin, S., J. Savarino, M. M. Frey, F. Domine, H.-W. Jacobi, L. Kaleschke, and J. M. F. Martins, Comprehensive isotopic composition of atmospheric nitrate in the Atlantic Ocean boundary layer from 65°S to 79°N, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D05303, doi:10.1029/2008JD010696, 2009. Editors’ highlight, EOS 90(14), 7 April 2009.


08 – Morin, S., Marion, G.M., von Glasow, R., Voisin, D., Bouchez, J. and Savarino, J. : Precipitation of salts in freezing seawater and ozone depletion events : a status report, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 7317-7324, doi:10.5194/acp-8-7317-2008, 2008.

07 – Morin, S., Savarino, J., Frey, M.M., Yan, N., Bekki, S., Bottenheim, J.W., Martins, J.M.F. : Tracing sources and sinks of NOx in the Arctic atmosphere using stable isotopes in nitrate, Science, 322, 730 – 732, doi:10.1126/science.1161910, 2008.

06 – Savarino, J., Bhattacharya, S.K., Morin, S., Baroni, M., and Doussin, J.-F. : The NO + O$_3$ reaction : a triple oxygen isotope perspective on the reaction dynamics and atmospheric implications for the transfer of the ozone isotope anomaly, J. Chem. Phys., 128 (194303), doi:10.1063/1.2917581, 2008.


05 – Morin, S., Savarino, J., Bekki, S., Cavender, A. E., Shepson, P. B., and Bottenheim, J. W. : Major influence of BrO on the NOx budget in the Arctic spring, inferred from $\Delta^17$O(NO$_3^-$) measurements during Ozone Depletion Events., Environ. Chem., 4(4), 238–241, doi:10.1071/EN07003, 2007.

04 – Savarino , J., Kaiser, J., Morin, S., Sigman, D. M., and Thiemens, M. H. : Nitrogen and oxygen isotopic constraints on the origin of atmospheric nitrate in coastal Antarctica, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 1925–1945, doi:10.5194/acp-7-1925-2007, 2007.

03 – Tackett , P. J., Cavender, A. E., Keil, A. D., Shepson, P. B., Bottenheim, J.W., Morin, S., Deary, J., Steffen, A., and Doerge, C. : A study of the vertical scale of halogen chemistry in the Arctic troposphere during Polar Sunrise at Barrow, Alaska, J. Geophys. Res., 112 (D07306), doi:10.1029/2006JD007785, 2007.

02 – Morin, S., Savarino, J., Bekki, S., Gong, S., and Bottenheim, J. W. : Signature of Arctic surface ozone depletion events in the isotope anomaly ( $\Delta^17$O) of atmospheric nitrate, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 1451–1469, doi:10.5194/acp-7-1451-2007, 2007.


01 – Morin, S., G. Hönninger, R. M. Staebler, and J. W. Bottenheim, A high time resolution study of boundary layer ozone chemistry and dynamics over the Arctic Ocean near Alert, Nunavut, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L08809, doi:10.1029/2004GL022098, 2005.

Other publications


35 - Gobiet, Andreas, Sven Kotlarski, Prisco Frei, Jan Rajczak, Deborah Verfaillie, Samuel Morin and Marc Olefs, Klimawandel - Was bedeutet er für den Schnee in den Alpen ?, Bergundsteigen, 104, 2018.

34 - Gobiet, Andreas, Sven Kotlarski, Prisco Frei, Jan Rajczak, Deborah Verfaillie, Samuel Morin, Climate change in the Alps and its consequences for snow, 413 – 416, International Snow Science Workshop Proceedings 2018, Innsbruck, Austria, 2018.

33 - Giacona, Florie, Nicolas Eckert, Christophe Corona, Robin Mainieri, Samuel Morin, Brice Martin, Markus Stoffel, Mohamed Naaim, 240 years of climatic trends in avalanche activity in the Vosges Mountains, north-east France, 428 – 430, International Snow Science Workshop Proceedings 2018, Innsbruck, Austria, 2018.

32 - Morin, Samuel, Deborah Verfaillie, Matthieu Lafaysse, Michel Déqué, Nicolas Eckert, Yves Lejeune, Jean-Michel Soubeyroux, Linking variations of meteorological and snow conditions in the French mountain regions to global temperature levels, 481 – 487, International Snow Science Workshop Proceedings 2018, Innsbruck, Austria, 2018.

31 - Carmagnola, Carlo Maria, Samuel Morin, Matthieu Lafaysse, Matthieu Vernay, Hugues François, Nicolas Eckert, Lauriane Batté, Jean-Michel Soubeyroux, Christian Viel, Combination of climatological information and meteorological forecast for seamless prediction of alpine snow conditions, 503 – 511, International Snow Science Workshop Proceedings 2018, Innsbruck, Austria, 2018.

30 - Spandre, Pierre, Hugues François, Deborah Verfaillie, Matthieu Lafaysse, Michel Déqué, Nicolas Eckert, Emmanuelle George, Samuel Morin, Climate change impacts on the snow reliability of French Alps ski resorts, 512 – 516, International Snow Science Workshop Proceedings 2018, Innsbruck, Austria, 2018.

29 - Hanzer, Florian, Carlo Carmagnola, Pirmin Phlipp Ebner, Mathias Bavay, Matthieu Lafaysse, Michael Lehning, Ulrich Strasser, Hugues Francois, Samuel Morin, Simulating snow conditions in ski resorts with the physically based snowpack models AMUNDSEN, Crocus, and SNOWPACK/Alpine3D, 517 – 524, International Snow Science Workshop Proceedings 2018, Innsbruck, Austria, 2018.

28 - Morin, Samuel, Bruno Abegg, O. Cenk Demiroglu, Marc Pons, Fabian Weber, Anna Amacher Hoppler, Hugues François, Emmanuelle George, Jean-Michel Soubeyroux, Raphaëlle Samacoïts, Matthieu Lafaysse, Sam Franklin, Debbie Clifford, Adeline Cauchy, Ghislain Dubois, The mountain component of the Copernicus Climate Change Services - Sectoral Information Service "European Tourism": towards pan-European analysis and projections of natural and managed snow conditions, 542 – 547, International Snow Science Workshop Proceedings 2018, Innsbruck, Austria, 2018.

27 - Morin, Samuel, Ghislain Dubois and The PROSNOW Consortium, PROSNOW - Provision of a prediction system allowing for management and optimization of snow in alpine ski resorts, 571 – 576, International Snow Science Workshop Proceedings 2018, Innsbruck, Austria, 2018.

26 - Morin, S., C. Fierz, S. Horton, M. Bavay, C. Coléou, M. Dumont, A. Gobiet, P. Hagenmuller, M. Lafaysse, C. Mitterer, F. Monti, K. Müller, M. Olefs, J. S. Snook, F. Techel, A. van Herwijnen, V. Vionnet, Application of physical snowpack models in support of operational avalanche hazard forecasting: a status report on current implementations and prospects for the future, 1098 – 1107, International Snow Science Workshop Proceedings 2018, Innsbruck, Austria, 2018.

25 - Techel, Frank, Elisabetta Ceaglio, Cécile Coléou, Christoph Mitterer, Samuel Morin, Ross S. Purves, Francesca Rastelli, Consistency in regional avalanche forecasts: a look across borders, 1496 – 1500, International Snow Science Workshop Proceedings 2018, Innsbruck, Austria, 2018.

24 - Evin, G., N. Eckert, B. Hingray, D. Verfaillie, S. Morin, M. Lafaysse, and J. Blanchet, Traiter l’incertitude des projections climatiques (essai), Schweizerische Zeitschrift fur Forstwesen, 169(4), 203-209,, 2018.

23 - Giard, D., P. Poli, S. Morin, J.-B. Cohuet, F. Marin, C. Souverain, C. Coléou, A. Regimbeau, M. Créau, L’approche participative au service de l’observation météorologique, La Météorologie Série 8, 100, Numéro Spécial Anniversaire 25 ans, 105-110,, 2018.

22 - Coléou, C., S. Morin, Vingt-cinq ans de prévision du risque d’avalanche à Météo-France, La Météorologie Série 8, 100, Numéro Spécial Anniversaire 25 ans, 79-84,, 2018.


21 - Coléou, Cécile, Hugo Merzisen, Chantal Gendre, Yannick Danielou, Jean-Marie Willemet, Fabien Marty, Antoine Lasserre-Bigorry, Samuel Morin: Synopsis, an Innovative Platform Supporting Avalanche Hazard Forecasting in France, Proceedings of the International Snow Science Workshop Breckenridge Colorado 2016, 335-342, 2016.


20 - Picard, G., F. Domine, G. Krinner, L. Arnaud, Q. Libois et S. Morin, La taille des grains de neige et son influence sur le climat antarctique, La Météorologie, 91, 39-46, 2015.

19 - Nicolet, G., N. Eckert, S. Morin and J. Blanchet, Inferring spatio-temporal patterns in extreme snowfall in the French Alps using max-stable processes, Procedia Environmental Sciences, 26, 24–31, Spatial Statistics conference 2015, doi:10.1016/j.proenv.2015.05.018, 2015.


18 - Vernay M., M. Lafaysse, L. Merindol, G. Giraud, S. Morin, Ensemble prediction of avalanche hazard, International Snow Science Workshop 2014 Proceedings, Banff, Canada, 67-73, link, 2014.

17 - Spandre P., Morin S., George-Marcelpoil E., Lafaysse M., Lejeune Y., Francois H., Integrating Snow Management Processes and Practices Into a Detailed Snowpack Model. Relevance, Applications and Prospects, International Snow Science Workshop 2014 Proceedings, Banff, Canada, 511-518, link, 2014

16 - Morin, S., M. Lafaysse, N. Eckert, C. Coléou and Y. Lejeune, Prévisibilité de l’enneigement à l’échéance de quelques semaines à quelques mois, Neige et Avalanches, 145, 39, 2014.


15 - Charrois, L., M. Dumont, P. Sirguey, S. Morin, M. Lafaysse and F. Karbou, Comparing different MODIS snow products with distributed simulation of the snowpack in the French Alps, Proceedings of the International Snow Science Workshop Grenoble - Chamonix Mont-Blanc - 2013, 7-11 October, Grenoble, France, 937-941, 2013.

14 - Lafaysse, M., S. Morin, C. Coléou, M. Vernay, D. Serça, F. Besson, J.-M. Willemet, G. Giraud and Y. Durand, Towards a new chain of models for avalanche hazard forecasting in French mountain ranges, including low altitude mountains, Proceedings of the International Snow Science Workshop Grenoble - Chamonix Mont-Blanc - 2013, 7-11 October, Grenoble, France, 162-166, 2013.

13 - Morin, S., M. Lafaysse, C. Coléou and Y. Lejeune, Will there (still) be snow for the upcoming winter holidays ? On the conditional predictability of snow conditions several weeks to months in advance, Proceedings of the International Snow Science Workshop Grenoble - Chamonix Mont-Blanc - 2013, 7-11 October, Grenoble, France, 1171-1176, 2013.

12 - Morin, S., Y. Lejeune, J.-M. Panel, B. Lesaffre, L. Pezard, C. Carmagnola*, M. Dumont, T. Condom, R. Biron, J.-P. Laurent, G. Picard, D. Voisin, L. Arnaud, C. Genthon, L. Piard, Q. Libois, P. Carrier and F. Gottardi, Long-term (climatological) to short-term (intensive campaigns) field investigations of meteorological and snow conditions at the experimental site Col de Porte, Proceedings of the International Snow Science Workshop Grenoble - Chamonix Mont-Blanc - 2013, 7-11 October, Grenoble, France, 1402-1405, 2013.

11 - Phan, X.-V., L. Ferro-Famil, M. Gay, Y. Durand, M. Dumont and S. Morin, Data assimilation of multilayer snowpack on Argentière glacier, using X-band SAR data, DMRT and a detailed snowpack model, Proceedings of the International Snow Science Workshop Grenoble - Chamonix Mont-Blanc - 2013, 7-11 October, Grenoble, France, 997-1103, 2013.

10 - Brun, E., Y. Peings, V. Vionnet, A. Boone, B. Decharme, H. Douville, F. Karbou and S. Morin, Using reanalyses for studying past Eurasian snow cover and its relationship with circulation variability, Proceedings of ECMWF-WWRP/THORPEX Workshop on Polar Prediction, 24 - 27 June 2013, 2013.

09 - Morin, S., L’observatoire nivo-météorologique du col de Porte, Neige et Avalanche, 141, 26-27, 2013.


08 - Lesaffre B., Y. Lejeune, S. Morin, J.-M. Panel and D. Poncet, Impact du changement climatique sur l’enneigement de moyenne montagne : l’exemple du site du col de Porte en Chartreuse, Actes du 25ème Colloque de l’Association Internationale de Climatologie, Grenoble 2012, 475-480, 2012 (in French) .

07 - Brun, E., V. Vionnet, S. Morin, A. Boone, E. Martin, S. Faroux, P. Le Moigne and J. -M. Willemet, Le modèle de manteau neigeux Crocus et ses applications, La Météorologie, 76, 44-54, doi:10.4267/2042/47245, 2012.

06 - Carmagnola, C. M., F. Domine, S. Morin, L. Arnaud, G. Picard, N. Champollion, M. Bergin, J. Dibb, P. Wright and M. Dumont, Ricerche sulla neve in Groenlandia: misure et risultati della campagna alla base Summit, Nimbus, 63-64, 6-14, 2012.


05 – Morin S., Conductivité thermique de la neige : enjeux et mesures au sein du manteau neigeux, Neige et Avalanches, 129, 24-25, 2010. (in French)


04 – Morin, S., F. Dominé, L. Arnaud, G. Picard, H.-W. Jacobi, J.-M. Willemet, In-situ measurements and temporal evolution of the thermal conductivity profile of an alpine snowpack, Proceedings of the International Snow Science Workshop ISSW 2009 Davos, Schweizer J. and A. Van Herwijnen (eds.), 27/9 – 2/10, Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, pp 77 – 81, 2009.


03 – Savarino, J., S. Morin, M.M. Frey, and J. Erbland: Nitrogen and oxygen isotopic survey of nitrate in polar environment, Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Isotopomers, Tokyo, Japan, 4-8 October 2008, ISI2008-15, 34-39, 2008.


02 – Morin, S., J. Savarino, S. Bekki, P. B. Shepson, A. Keil, A. Cavender, P. Tackett, G. Hönninger, W.R. Simpson, S. Gong and J.W. Bottenheim: Surface ozone depletion events and the oxygen isotope anomaly in atmospheric inorganic nitrate: Insights from two field campaigns in the high Arctic, Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Isotopomers, La Jolla, California, USA 27-31 August 2006, P14, 164 – 171, 2006.

01 – Morin, S., and Savarino, J. : Chimie atmosphérique polaire : une nouvelle application des isotopes stables de l’oxygène, Act. Chim., 303, 14–18, 2006. (in French)


Morin, S., Observation and numerical modeling of snow on the ground : use of existing tools and contribution to ongoing developments, Habilitation a Diriger des Recherches, Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, 2014.

Morin, S., Analyse de la composition isotopique de l’ion nitrate dans la basse atmosphère polaire et marine, Thèse de l’Université Paris-Est, 300p, 2008. (in French)

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