ParaChute Project (ULAVAL: rockfall hazard methodology along communication routes)

In early June 2016, M. Jaboyedoff participated to a field visit of the project Parachute lead by Prof Jacques Locat and Dr. Catherine Cloutier at University Laval (Québec, Canada). The goal of this project is to develop a new method to assess the rockfall hazard along a linear structure such as train, the project focus on a track locate in eastern Québec. For this project M. Jaboyedoff acted as a consultant during his sabbatical.
Note that F. Noël did his master thesis within that project ( He is presently PhD student in our group risk at UNIL.