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Frédéric Flin

Research Scientist
Chargé de Recherche du Développement Durable
MTE (CRCN)

Team "Snowpack" - MANTO
Snow Research Center
CNRM UMR 3589
Météo-France & CNRS

1441, rue de la piscine
38400 St Martin d’Hères, France
Tél. +33 (0) 4 76 63 79 17
Fax +33 (0) 4 76 63 37 69

frederic dot flin at meteo dot fr

URL: Snow Microstructure
(See also the older Snow Microstructure web page)


Last updated: October 2020


 Research Themes

My main research interests concern the Snow Microstructure, i.e. the study of the snow geometry and processes at the scale of the ice grains. This research topic is based on experimental and numerical tools such as microtomography, image analysis and numerical modeling.

 Scientific Responsabilities

 Main Research Projects

  • 2020-2024: leader of the ANR "MiMESis-3D" project, ANR-19-CE01-0009-01.
    Metamorphism and properties of snow from 3D images: experimentation and microscale simulation for a better understanding of the mechanisms involved.
  • 2011-2015: coordinator for the CEN of the ANR "DigitalSnow" project, ANR-11-BS02-009-03, project leader: D. Coeurjolly.
    Discrete geometry and applied mathematics for snow metamorphism.
  • 2012-2013: leader of the VOR "Tomo_FL" project
    Obtention of Tomographic images for the study of the mechanical behavior of Fragile Layers.
  • 2007-2010: coordinator for the CEN of the ANR "Snow-White" project, ANR-06-BLAN-0396-02, project leader: J. Meyssonnier.
    Study of snow deformation mechanisms by microtomography and numerical simulation.

 Student & Post-Doc Supervision

Present Supervision

  • Lisa Bouvet, M2 STPE/ACSC trainee, February 2020 to June 2020, co-direction with N. Calonne and C. Geindreau
    Towards a better description of snow metamorphism at macroscale.
  • Pierre Latil, Post-doctoral researcher, November 2019 to June 2020
    Methodological improvements for the production of tomographic images.
  • Amira Zennoune, ABIES PhD student, November 2018 to November 2021, co-direction with H. Benkhelifa, C. Geindreau and T. Ndoye
    Study of the coupled impact of the freezing process and storage conditions on the quality of frozen products. Application to porous matrices.
  • Iheb Haffar, IMEP2 CIFRE PhD student, June 2018 to June 2021, co-direction with C. Geindreau and N. Petillon
    Behavior of water in low temperature aviation fuels.

Past Supervision

  • Rémi Granger, IMEP2 PhD student, September 2016 to December 2019, co-direction with C. Geindreau
    Crystal growth physics in dry snow metamorphism: characterisation and modeling of kinetics effects.
  • Paul Bertrand, 3rd year INP-ENM trainee, March 2019 to August 2019, co-direction with B. Branchet
    Looking for a set of parameters able to adequately describe snow microstructure. Towards an objective determination of snow type from 3D images?
  • Corentin Mehu, 2nd year ECL trainee, May to October 2016, co-direction with C. Geindreau
    Snow metamorphism: computation of interfacial velocities and microscale simulation for a better understanding of the involved mechanisms.
  • Romain Caneill, L3 ENS trainee, June to July 2015, co-direction with N. Calonne
    Calibration of a cryogenic cell for the study of snow.
  • Neige Calonne, IMEP2 PhD student, October 2011 to November 2014, co-direction with C. Geindreau
    Physics of dry snow metamorphism: from the microstructure to macroscopic properties.
    - Awardee of the 2016 André Prud’homme thesis prize.
  • Antoine Wautier, M2 X-ponts trainee, March to August 2014, co-direction with C. Geindreau
    Toward a multi-scale modeling of the mechanical behavior of snow.
  • Alexander Regenscheit, M2 STE/ECE trainee, February to June 2014, co-direction with M. Dumont
    Study of the snow reflectance using measured and modeled data.
  • Xi Wang, SDU2E PhD student, October 2010 to January 2014, co-direction with D. Coeurjolly
    Volume image decomposition for the study of snow microstructure.
  • Alexandre Philip, M2 EAR trainee, April to September 2013, co-direction with N. Calonne and C. Geindreau
    "In vivo" observation of a temperature gradient metamorphism by 3D imaging using a cryogenic cell and quantitative characterization.
  • Neige Calonne, M2 STE/OAHGE trainee, February to June 2011, co-direction with S. Morin
    Numerical and experimental investigations of the thermal conductivity of snow.
  • Alsidqi Hasan, Post-doctoral researcher, July 2010 to July 2011
    Discrete Element Modeling to study the deformation of snow at grain scale.
  • Luc Gillibert, Post-doctoral researcher, September 2008 to October 2009
    Numerical segmentation of 3D images into individual grains.
  • Simon Cabanes, L3 ENS trainee, June to July 2009
    Modeling of the wet snow evolution using tomographic images.
  • Benoit Voisin, L3 ENS trainee, June to July 2008
    Numerical simulation of the isothermal metamorphism of snow and comparison to experimental data.

 Professional Background

 Education

  • 2000-2004: Ph.D. Ocean, Atmosphere and Hydrology. Joseph Fourier University - Grenoble, France.
  • 1999-2000: M.Sc. Climate and Physics-Chemistry of the Atmosphere, with honors. Joseph Fourier University - Grenoble, France.
  • 1998-1999: B.Sc. Physics. Specialization in numerical simulation, hydrodynamics, geophysics, climate and environment. Joseph Fourier University - Grenoble, France.

 Publications

Peer-reviewed Publications

Other Publications

  • [11]. Peinke, I., P. Hagenmuller, E. Ando, F. Flin, G. Chambon, J. Roulle, 2018. Microstructure-based analysis of cone penetration tests in snow. Proceedings of the International Snow Science Workshop (ISSW), Innsbruck, Austria, 925-929. [ pdf, 1.6 mb]
  • [10]. Calonne, N., F. Flin, C. Geindreau, 2017. Modélisation des métamorphoses de la neige sèche : de la microstructure à la couche de neige (Prix Prud’homme 2016), La Météorologie, 98, 36-44, doi: 10.4267/2042/62458.
  • [09]. Hagenmuller, P., G. Chambon, F. Flin, X. Wang, B. Lesaffre and M. Naaim, 2013. Description of the snow microstructure as a 3D assembly of grains, Proceedings of the International Snow Science Workshop (ISSW), Grenoble - Chamonix Mont-Blanc, France, 87-91. [ pdf, 1049 kb]
  • [08]. Wang, X., F. Flin, D. Coeurjolly and B. Lesaffre, 2013. Digital Flow for Grain Segmentation from 3D Microtomographic Images of Snow, Proceedings of the International Snow Science Workshop (ISSW), Grenoble - Chamonix Mont-Blanc, France, 83-86.
  • [07]. Hagenmuller, P., G. Chambon, B. Lesaffre, F. Flin, N. Calonne, and M. Naaim, 2013. Energy-based binary segmentation of snow microtomographic images, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Tomography of Materials and Structures (ICTMS), Ghent, Belgium, 4p. [ pdf, 680 kb]
  • [06]. Flin, F., A. Philip, G. Brun, B. Lesaffre, A. Dufour, S. Rolland du Roscoat, L. Gillibert, Determination of the orientation of ice crystals based on 3D image analysis: a tentative method, Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop: 3D Imaging, Analysis, Modeling and Simulation of Macroscopic Properties (W3D), in press. [ pdf, 878 kb]
  • [05]. Gillibert, L., F. Flin, J. Kozicki, S. Rolland du Roscoat, W. Ludwig, D. Coeurjolly, B. Chareyre, A. Philip, B. Lesaffre, and J. Meyssonnier, Curvature-Driven Grain Segmentation and Its Validation Using Snow Images Obtained by Diffraction Contrast Tomography, Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop: 3D Imaging, Analysis, Modeling and Simulation of Macroscopic Properties (W3D), in press.
  • [04]. Flin, F., 2009. Métamorphoses et images tridimensionnelles de structures de neige, Neige et Avalanches, Revue de l’ANENA, 126, 27-28, ISSN 124765327.
  • [03]. Flin, F., J.-B. Brzoska, R.A. Pieritz, B. Lesaffre, C. Coléou and Y. Furukawa, 2006. A tentative model for the temperature gradient snow metamorphism and its first validations on X-ray microtomographic data, Aoki, S., Y. Kagoshima and Y. Suzuki, eds., Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on X-ray Microscopy, XRM2005, Institute of Pure and Applied Physics, Tokyo, Japan, Conference Series 7, 306-308, ISBN 4-900526-21-5. [ pdf, 960 kb]
  • [02]. Flin, F., J.-B. Brzoska, B. Lesaffre, C. Coléou and R. A. Pieritz, 2004. Modélisation 3D de métamorphoses de neige régies par la courbure : premiers résultats et comparaison avec des données tomographiques expérimentales, La Houille Blanche, 2, 58-64, doi: 10.1051/lhb:200402006.
  • [01]. Brzoska, J.-B., F. Flin, B. Lesaffre, C. Coléou, P. Lamboley, J. F. Delesse, B. Le Saëc and G. Vignoles, 2001. Computation of the surface area of natural snow 3D images from X-ray tomography: two approaches, Image Anal. Stereol., 20, 306-312, (suppl. 1, ISBN 961-90933-0-5). [ pdf, 251 kb]

Technical Reports

  • [04]. Coeurjolly, D., F. Flin, I. Sivignon, X. Wang. Reverse engineering on snow images: from digital volumes to snow grain and facet structures, Tech. Rep. D3 of the DigitalSnow ANR Project, 2016.
  • [03]. Bretin, E., R. Denis, F. Flin, J.-O. Lachaud, E. Oudet, T. Roussillon. Discrete-continuous approach for deformable partitions, Tech. Rep. D4 of the DigitalSnow ANR Project, 2015. [ pdf, 3.7 mb]
  • [02]. Calonne, N., C. Geindreau, F. Flin. Physical equations and phenomena involved in dry snow metamorphism (v1), Tech. Rep. D1 of the DigitalSnow ANR Project, 2012.
  • [01]. Lesaffre, B., J.-B. Brzoska, C. Coléou, F. Flin and R. Pieritz, 2003. Images tridimensionnelles de neige : des prélèvements in situ aux fichiers de données volumiques, Tech. Rep. 22, Centre d’Etudes de la Neige, Centre National de Recherches Météorologiques, Météo-France. [ pdf, 6.8 mb]

PhD Thesis

 Presentations in Conferences

Invited Presentations

  • [09]. Flin, F., R. Granger and C. Geindreau. Towards the simulation of temperature gradient snow metamorphism: a phase field approach, Surface and Interface Dynamics II, Tokyo, Japan, 21 - 22 October, 2020, invited talk (videoconferencing).
  • [08]. Hagenmuller, P., F. Flin, S. Morin, G. Chambon, M. Naaim, M. Schneebeli and T. Thiele. Microstructure-based modeling of snow mechanics, Slab Avalanche Multiscale Mechanical Modeling (SLAM3), Davos, Switzerland, 03 - 05 April, 2017, invited talk.
  • [07]. Calonne, N., C. Geindreau, F. Flin, B. Lesaffre and S. Rolland du Roscoat. About the relationship between microstructural and effective physical properties of snow computed on 3D images: comparison with measurements and models, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 9 - 13 December, 2013, invited poster. [ pdf, 2.14 mb]
  • [06]. Flin, F., A. Hasan, L. Gillibert, A. Dufour, B. Chareyre, B. Lesaffre, W. Ludwig, J. Meyssonnier, A. Philip, S. Rolland du Roscoat. Some numerical tools to study snow microstructure from 3D images, IUGG 2011 - General Assembly, Melbourne, Australia, June 28 - July 7, 2011, invited talk.
  • [05]. Meyssonnier, J., C. Brutel-Vuilmet, B. Chareyre, F. Darve, F. Flin, L. Gillibert, A. Hasan, J. Kozicki, B. Lesaffre, W. Ludwig, F. Nicot, A. Philip and S. Rolland du Roscoat. Experimental micromechanics of dry snow, ICACM-International Center for Applied Computational Mechanics. Scale transition for plastic crystalline and microstructured materials: from experiment to numerical modeling, 4th US-France Symposium, Paris, France, 2 - 4 June, 2010, invited talk.
  • [04]. Meyssonnier, J., A. Philip, S. Rolland du Roscoat, W. Ludwig, F. Flin and B. Lesaffre. An X-ray study of dry-snow deformation mechanisms at the grain scale, MOCA-09, the IAMAS / IAPSO / IACS 2009 Joint Assembly, Montreal, Canada, 19 - 29 July, 2009, invited talk.
  • [03]. Meyssonnier, J., A. Philip, S. Rolland du Roscoat, W. Ludwig and F. Flin. Etude des mécanismes de déformation de la neige à l’échelle du grain, MECAMAT, Aussois, France, 26 - 30 January, 2009, invited talk.
  • [02]. Flin, F.. X-Ray microtomography: an interesting tool to study the snow microstructure and its metamorphism, Workshop on the Microstructure and Properties of Firn, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA, 10 - 11 March, 2008, invited talk.
  • [01]. Flin, F., J.-B. Brzoska, Y. Furukawa. Crystal growth in deposited snow: experiment, physical modeling and simulation, 6th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM), Zuerich, Switzerland, 16 - 20 July, 2007, invited talk.

International Conferences and Workshops (listed since 2009)

  • [66]. Haffar, I., F. Flin, C. Geindreau, N. Petillon, P.-C. Gervais, V. Edery, µCT for 3D size and shape analysis of ice particles in jet A-1 fuel, 10th Conference on Industrial Computed Tomography (iCT2020), Wels Campus, Austria, 4 - 7 February, 2020, oral presentation.
  • [65]. Zennoune, A., F.-T. Ndoye, F. Flin, I. Haffar, P. Latil, C. Geindreau, H. Benkhelifa, 3D characterization of the microstructure of frozen sponge cake using X-ray microtomography, 10th Conference on Industrial Computed Tomography (iCT2020), Wels Campus, Austria, 4 - 7 February, 2020, poster.
  • [64]. Haffar, I., F. Flin, C. Geindreau, N. Petillon, P.-C. Gervais, V. Edery, P. Hagenmuller, J. Roulle, A. Dufour, L. Pézard, N. Calonne, P. Lapalus, B. Münch, P. Charrier, E. Ando, µCT for 3D size and shape analysis of ice particles in jet A-1 fuel, Energy Materials workshop: Emerging synchrotron techniques for characterization of energy materials and devices, Grenoble, France, 23 - 25 September, 2019, poster.
  • [63]. Granger, R., F. Flin, W. Ludwig, I. Hammad, C. Geindreau, S. Rolland du Roscoat, A. Philip, F. Lahoucine, P. Lapalus, L. Pézard, J. Roulle, A. Burr, A. Dufour, P. Hagenmuller, I. Peinke and P. Tafforeau. Time-lapse Diffraction Contrast Tomography of snow temperature gradient metamorphism, International Conference on Tomography of Materials & Structures (ICTMS), Cairns, Australia, 22 - 26 July, 2019, oral presentation.
  • [62]. Granger, R., C. Geindreau, F. Flin, N. Calonne, A. Dufour, B. Lesaffre, A. Philip, P. Hagenmuller, J. Roulle, L. Pézard, S. Rolland du Roscoat. Air bubble migration and faceting in ice: X-ray tomography observations vs phase field modeling, International Conference on Tomography of Materials & Structures (ICTMS), Cairns, Australia, 22 - 26 July, 2019, oral presentation.
  • [61]. Hagenmuller, P., M. Dumont, F. Flin, F. Tuzet, I. Peinke, P. Lapalus, A. Dufour, J. Roulle, L. Pézard and S. Rolland du Roscoat. Snow microstructure evolution in presence of mineral dust, Polar2018, Davos, Switzerland, 15 - 26 June, 2018, poster.
  • [60]. Peinke, I., P. Hagenmuller, E. Ando, F. Flin, G. Chambon and J. Roulle. Analysis of cone penetration tests in snow with X-ray tomography, 4th International Congress on 3D Materials Science (3DMS 2018), Helsingᴓr (Elsinore), Denmark, 10 - 13 June, 2018, oral presentation.
  • [59]. Balbinot, C., F. Martoïa, L. Orgéas, P. Carion, F. Flin, S. Rolland du Roscoat, J.-F. Bloch, M. Terrien, P.J.J. Dumont. In situ 3D observations of the impregnation of model fibrous networks, 14th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM-14), Luleå (Lulea), Sweden, 30 May - 1 June, 2018, oral presentation.
  • [58]. Hagenmuller, P., F. Flin, M. Dumont, F. Tuzet, I. Peinke, P. Lapalus, A. Dufour, J. Roulle, L. Pézard and E. Ando. Time series of the snow microstructure metamorphism in presence of mineral dust, European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2018, Vienna, Austria, 8 - 13 April, 2018, poster.
  • [57]. Peinke, I., P. Hagenmuller, E. Ando, F. Flin, G. Chambon and J. Roulle. Three-dimensional measurements of the deformation of snow induced by a cone penetration test, European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2018, Vienna, Austria, 8 - 13 April, 2018, poster.
  • [56]. Granger, R., C. Geindreau and F. Flin. Air cavity migration in ice as a case study for temperature gradient metamorphism of snow: time-lapse X-ray microtomography observation and phase-field simulations, Physics and Chemistry of Ice (PCI), Zuerich, Switzerland, 8 - 12 January, 2018, oral presentation.
  • [55]. Flin, F., R. Denis, C. Mehu, N. Calonne, B. Lesaffre, A. Dufour, R. Granger, P. Lapalus, P. Hagenmuller, J. Roulle, S. Rolland du Roscoat, E. Bretin and C. Geindreau. Isothermal metamorphism of snow: measurement of interface velocities and phase-field modeling for a better understanding of the involved mechanisms, Physics and Chemistry of Ice (PCI), Zuerich, Switzerland, 8 - 12 January, 2018, poster. [ pdf, 2.10 mb]
  • [54]. Dumont, M., F. Flin, A. Malinka, O. Brissaud, P. Lapalus, P. Hagenmuller, B. Lesaffre, A. Dufour, N. Calonne, S. Rolland du Roscoat and E. Ando. Experimental and model based investigation of the links between snow bidirectional reflectance and snow microstructure, Physics and Chemistry of Ice (PCI), Zuerich, Switzerland, 8 - 12 January, 2018, poster.
  • [53]. Dumont, M., F. Flin, A. Malinka, O. Brissaud, P. Lapalus, P. Hagenmuller, B. Lesaffre, A. Dufour, N. Calonne, S. Rolland du Roscoat and E. Ando. Experimental and model based investigation of the links between snow bidirectional reflectance and snow microstructure, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, New Orleans, USA, 11 - 15 December, 2017, poster.
  • [52]. Wautier, A., C. Geindreau, F. Flin, 2017. From X-ray tomography images to a numerical homogenized formulation of snow viscoplasticity, 6th Biot Conference on Poromechanics, Paris, France, 9 - 13 July, 2017, oral presentation.
  • [51]. Flin, F., R. Denis, C. Mehu, N. Calonne, B. Lesaffre, A. Dufour, P. Lapalus, P. Hagenmuller, J. Roulle, S. Rolland du Roscoat, E. Bretin and C. Geindreau. Snow isothermal metamorphism: in situ experiment, measurement of interfacial velocities and phase-field modeling for a better understanding of the involved mechanisms, 9th International Conference on Porous Media & Annual Meeting (Interpore 2017), Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 8 - 11 May, 2017, oral presentation.
  • [50]. Dumont, M., F. Flin, A. Malinka, O. Brissaud, P. Lapalus, P. Hagenmuller, B. Lesaffre, A. Dufour, N. Calonne, S. Rolland du Roscoat and E. Ando. Experimental and model based investigation of the links between snow bidirectional reflectance and snow microstructure, European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2017, Vienna, Austria, 23 - 28 April, 2017, poster.
  • [49]. Peinke, I., P. Hagenmuller, F. Flin, G. Chambon, J. Roulle, E. Ando and S. Morin. Investigation of high-resolution penetration tests in snow by X-ray tomography, Slab Avalanche Multiscale Mechanical Modeling (SLAM3), Davos, Switzerland, 3 - 5 April, 2017, poster.
  • [48]. Flin, F., N. Calonne, R. Denis, R. Caneill, B. Lesaffre, A. Dufour, A. Philip, J. Roulle, S. Rolland du Roscoat and C. Geindreau. 3D growth rates from tomographic images: local measurements for a better understanding of snow metamorphism - application to isothermal metamorphism and comparison to a phase-field model, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 14 - 18 December, 2015, poster. [ pdf, 6.53 mb]
  • [47]. Calonne, N., C. Geindreau and F. Flin. Macroscopic modeling for heat and water vapor transfer with phase change in dry snow by homogenization, IUGG 2015 - General Assembly, Prague, Czech Republic, 22 June - 2 July, 2015, poster.
  • [46]. Flin, F., N. Calonne, R. Caneill, B. Lesaffre, A. Dufour, A. Philip, J. Roulle, S. Rolland du Roscoat and C. Geindreau. 3D growth rates from tomographic images: local measurements for a better understanding of snow metamorphism, IUGG 2015 - General Assembly, Prague, Czech Republic, 22 June - 2 July, 2015, poster. [ pdf, 4.25 mb]
  • [45]. Wautier, A., F. Flin and C. Geindreau. Linking snow microstructure to its macroscopic elastic properties: a 3D numerical homogenization method and its application to tomographic images, IUGG 2015 - General Assembly, Prague, Czech Republic, 22 June - 2 July, 2015, oral presentation.
  • [44]. Flin, F., N. Calonne, B. Lesaffre, A. Dufour, A. Philip, S. Rolland du Roscoat and C. Geindreau. The TG metamorphism of snow: toward an evaluation of 3D numerical models by time-lapse images acquired under X-ray tomography?, Physics and Chemistry of Ice (PCI), Hanover, USA, 17 - 20 March, 2014, oral presentation.
  • [43]. Calonne, N., C. Geindreau and F. Flin. Towards the macroscopic modeling of dry snow metamorphism using an upscaling method, Physics and Chemistry of Ice (PCI), Hanover, USA, 17 - 20 March, 2014, oral presentation.
  • [42]. Calonne, N., F. Flin, B. Lesaffre, A. Dufour, J. Roulle, P. Puglièse, A. Philip, F. Lahoucine, S. Rolland du Roscoat and C. Geindreau. A room temperature operating cryogenic cell for in vivo monitoring of dry snow metamorphism by X-ray microtomography, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 9 - 13 December, 2013, poster. [ pdf, 1.15 mb]
  • [41]. Calonne, N., F. Flin, C. Geindreau, B. Lesaffre and S. Rolland du Roscoat. Study of a temperature gradient metamorphism of snow from 3D images: time evolution of microstructures, physical properties and their associated anisotropy, International Snow Science Workshop (ISSW), Grenoble - Chamonix Mont-Blanc, France, 7 - 11 October, 2013, poster. [ pdf, 2.36 mb]
  • [40]. Flin, F., X. Wang., P. Hagenmuller, N. Calonne, B. Lesaffre, A. Dufour, D. Coeurjolly, G. Chambon and S. Rolland du Roscoat. Computation of grain sizes from microtomographic images of snow, International Snow Science Workshop (ISSW), Grenoble - Chamonix Mont-Blanc, France, 7 - 11 October, 2013, oral presentation.
  • [39]. Hagenmuller, P., G. Chambon, F. Flin, X. Wang, B. Lesaffre and M. Naaim. Description of the snow microstructure as a 3D assembly of grains, International Snow Science Workshop (ISSW), Grenoble - Chamonix Mont-Blanc, France, 7 - 11 October, 2013, poster.
  • [38]. Wang, X., F. Flin, D. Coeurjolly and B. Lesaffre. Digital Flow for Grain Segmentation from 3D Microtomographic Images of Snow, International Snow Science Workshop (ISSW), Grenoble - Chamonix Mont-Blanc, France, 7 - 11 October, 2013, poster.
  • [37]. Hagenmuller, P., X. Wang, F. Flin, G. Chambon and M. Naaim. Segmentation of snow grains from microtomographic data to derive the specific grain contact area as a mechanical indicator, Davos Atmosphere and Cryosphere Assembly (DACA) 2013, Davos, Switzerland, 8 - 12 July, 2013, oral presentation.
  • [36]. Silva I., M., G. Combe, P. Foray, F. Flin and B. Lesaffre. Postmortem analysis of sand grain crushing from pile interface using X-ray tomography, POWDERS AND GRAINS 2013: 7th International Conference on Micromechanics of Granular Media, Sydney, Australia, 8 - 12 July, 2013, poster.
  • [35]. Hagenmuller, P., G. Chambon, B. Lesaffre, F. Flin, N. Calonne, and M. Naaim. Energy-based binary segmentation of snow microtomographic images, 1st International Conference on Tomography of Materials and Structures (ICTMS), Ghent, Belgium, 1 - 5 July 2013, oral presentation.
  • [34]. Hagenmuller, P., G. Chambon, B. Lesaffre, F. Flin, N. Calonne and M. Naaim. Specific surface area computed with X-ray micro-tomography: impact of the segmentation technique and the effective resolution, Snow Grain Size Workshop (SGSW), Grenoble, France, 2 - 5 April, 2013, oral presentation.
  • [33]. Wang, X., L. Gillibert, F. Flin, D. Coeurjolly. Curvature-driven volumetric segmentation of binary shapes: An application to snow microstructure analysis, 21st International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2012), Tsukuba, Japan, 11 - 15 November, 2012, poster.
  • [32]. Flin, F., N. Calonne, C. Geindreau, B. Lesaffre, X. Wang, C. Carmagnola, S. Rolland du Roscoat, P. Charrier, S. Morin and D. Coeurjolly.3D imaging of snow microstructure for a better knowledge of snow properties and of their time evolution: 2 examples, IGS Symposium on Seasonal Snow and Ice (IGS 2012), Lahti, Finland, 27 May - 1st June, 2012, oral presentation.
  • [31]. Calonne, N., F. Flin, S. Morin, B. Lesaffre, S. Rolland du Roscoat, C. Geindreau. 3D image-based numerical simulations and experimental measurements of the effective thermal conductivity of snow, Micro-DICE 2011 Conference, Grenoble, France, 7 - 9 November, 2011, oral presentation.
  • [30]. Hasan, A., F. Flin, A. Dufour, B. Lesaffre, B. Chareyre, J. Meyssonnier, A. Philip. Coupling mechanics to thermodynamics: a tentative 3D microscale model for the isothermal metamorphism of surface snow, Micro-DICE 2011 Conference, Grenoble, France, 7 - 9 November, 2011, poster.
  • [29]. Calonne, N., F. Flin, S. Morin, B. Lesaffre, C. Geindreau, S. Rolland du Roscoat, C. Carmagnola, F. Domine. Numerical and experimental investigations on the effective thermal conductivity of snow, IUGG 2011 - General Assembly, Melbourne, Australia, 27 June - 8 July, 2011, poster.
  • [28]. Hasan, A., B. Chareyre, J. Kozicki, F. Flin, F. Darve, J. Meyssonnier. Microtomography-based Discrete Element Modeling to simulate snow microstructure deformation, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 13 - 17 December, 2010, poster.
  • [27]. Flin, F., B. Lesaffre, A. Dufour, L. Gillibert, A. Hasan, S. Rolland du Roscoat, S. Cabanes, P. Pugliese. Some considerations on the measurement of snow specific surface area from 3D images, Physics and Chemistry of Ice (PCI), Sapporo, Japan, 5 - 10 September, 2010, oral presentation.
  • [26]. Flin, F., A. Philip, G. Brun, B. Lesaffre, A. Dufour, S. Rolland du Roscoat, L. Gillibert. Determination of the orientation of ice crystals based on 3D image analysis: a tentative method, 3rd International Workshop: 3D Imaging, Analysis, Modeling and Simulation of Macroscopic Properties (W3D), Fontainebleau, France, 20 - 21 April, 2010, poster.
  • [25]. Gillibert, L., F. Flin, J. Kozicki, S. Rolland du Roscoat, W. Ludwig, D. Coeurjolly, B. Chareyre, A. Philip, B. Lesaffre, and J. Meyssonnier. Curvature-Driven Grain Segmentation and its validation using snow images obtained by Diffraction Contrast Tomography, 3rd International Workshop: 3D Imaging, Analysis, Modeling and Simulation of Macroscopic Properties (W3D), Fontainebleau, France, 20 - 21 April, 2010, oral presentation.
  • [24]. Picard, G., F. Domine, L. Arnaud, N. Champollion, P. Cliche, A. Dufour, F. Flin, J-C. Gallet, A. Langlois, B. Lesaffre, A. Royer. Comparison of six experimental methods to measure snow SSA in the field, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 14 - 18 December, 2009, oral presentation.
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