Baptiste Dafflon

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  • LBNL
  • Science Question 1


  • Dafflon, B., et al. “A Distributed Temperature Profiling System For Vertically And Laterally Dense Acquisition Of Soil And Snow Temperature”. The Cryosphere, 2022, pp. 719 - 736.
  • Arendt, C. A., et al. “Increased Arctic No3− Availability As A Hydrogeomorphic Consequence Of Permafrost Degradation And Landscape Drying”. Nitrogen, 2022, pp. 314 - 332.
  • Wielandt, S., et al. “Low-Power, Flexible Sensor Arrays With Solderless Board-To-Board Connectors For Monitoring Soil Deformation And Temperature”. Sensors, 2022, p. 2814.
  • Shirley, I. A., et al. “Rapidly Changing High-Latitude Seasonality: Implications For The 21St Century Carbon Cycle In Alaska”. Environmental Research Letters, 2022, p. 014032.
  • Bennett, K. E., et al. “Spatial Patterns Of Snow Distribution For Improved Earth System Modelling In The Arctic”. The Cryosphere, 2022.


  • Uhlemann, S., et al. “Geophysical Monitoring Shows That Spatial Heterogeneity In Thermohydrological Dynamics Reshapes A Transitional Permafrost System”. Geophysical Research Letters, 2021.
  • Wainwright, H. M., et al. “High-Resolution Spatio-Temporal Estimation Of Net Ecosystem Exchange In Ice-Wedge Polygon Tundra Using In Situ Sensors And Remote Sensing Data”. Land, 2021, p. 722.


  • Jafarov, E. E., et al. “Estimation Of Subsurface Porosities And Thermal Conductivities Of Polygonal Tundra By Coupled Inversion Of Electrical Resistivity, Temperature, And Moisture Content Data”. The Cryosphere, 2020, pp. 77 - 91.
  • Wales, N. A., et al. “Understanding The Relative Importance Of Vertical And Horizontal Flow In Ice-Wedge Polygons”. Hydrology And Earth System Sciences, 2020, pp. 1109-1129.


  • Léger, E., et al. “A Distributed Temperature Profiling Method For Assessing Spatial Variability In Ground Temperatures In A Discontinuous Permafrost Region Of Alaska”. The Cryosphere, 2019, pp. 2853-2867.
  • Arora, B., et al. “Evaluating Temporal Controls On Greenhouse Gas (Ghg) Fluxes In An Arctic Tundra Environment: An Entropy-Based Approach”. Science Of The Total Environment, 2019, pp. 284 - 299.


  • Bisht, G., et al. “Impacts Of Microtopographic Snow Redistribution And Lateral Subsurface Processes On Hydrologic And Thermal States In An Arctic Polygonal Ground Ecosystem: A Case Study Using Elm-3D V1.0”. Geoscientific Model Development, 2018, pp. 61-76.
  • Tran, A. P., et al. “Spatial And Temporal Variations Of Thaw Layer Thickness And Its Controlling Factors Identified Using Time-Lapse Electrical Resistivity Tomography And Hydro-Thermal Modeling”. Journal Of Hydrology, 2018, pp. 751-763.


  • Dafflon, B., et al. “Coincident Aboveground And Belowground Autonomous Monitoring To Quantify Covariability In Permafrost, Soil, And Vegetation Properties In Arctic Tundra”. Journal Of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 2017, pp. 1321-1342.
  • Tran, A. P., et al. “Coupled Land Surface-Subsurface Hydrogeophysical Inverse Modeling To Estimate Soil Organic Content And Explore Associated Hydrological And Thermal Dynamics In An Arctic Tundra”. The Cryosphere, 2017, pp. 2089-2109.
  • Wu, Y., et al. “Electrical And Seismic Response Of Saline Permafrost Soil During Freeze - Thaw Transition”. Journal Of Applied Geophysics, 2017, pp. 16-26.
  • Wainwright, H. M., et al. “Mapping Snow Depth Within A Tundra Ecosystem Using Multiscale Observations And Bayesian Methods”. The Cryosphere, 2017, pp. 857 - 875.
  • Léger, E., et al. “Quantification Of Arctic Soil And Permafrost Properties Using Ground-Penetrating Radar And Electrical Resistivity Tomography Datasets”. Ieee Journal Of Selected Topics In Applied Earth Observations And Remote Sensing, 2017, pp. 4348 - 4359.


  • Dafflon, B., et al. “Geophysical Estimation Of Shallow Permafrost Distribution And Properties In An Ice-Wedge Polygon-Dominated Arctic Tundra Region”. Geophysics, 2016, pp. WA247 - WA263.
  • Dafflon, B., et al. “Quantification Of Arctic Soil And Permafrost Properties Using Ground Penetrating Radar”. 2016 16Th International Conference On Ground Penetrating Radar (Gpr) , 2016.


  • Wainwright, H. M., et al. “Identifying Multiscale Zonation And Assessing The Relative Importance Of Polygon Geomorphology On Carbon Fluxes In An Arctic Tundra Ecosystem”. Journal Of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 2015, pp. 788 - 808.


  • Gangodagamage, C., et al. “Extrapolating Active Layer Thickness Measurements Across Arctic Polygonal Terrain Using Lidar And Ndvi Data Sets”. Water Resources Research, 2014, pp. 6339 - 6357.


  • Dafflon, B., et al. “Electrical Conductivity Imaging Of Active Layer And Permafrost In An Arctic Ecosystem, Through Advanced Inversion Of Electromagnetic Induction Data”. Vadose Zone Journal, 2013.
  • Hubbard, S. S., et al. “Quantifying And Relating Land-Surface And Subsurface Variability In Permafrost Environments Using Lidar And Surface Geophysical Datasets”. Hydrogeology Journal, 2013, pp. 149 - 169.
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