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Marie Rastello

Marie Rastello

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Équipe : MEIGE

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I am a CNRS-researcher working at LEGI in the MEIGE team.

I am working on turbidity currents mainly with an experimental approach. The applications are sub-marine turbidity currents, powder-snow avalanches and pyroclastic flows. My main collaborators are among the MEIGE team and IRSTEA-ETNA team.

I previously worked at LMFA (2004 - 2015) on flows with bubbles. My collaborators were Jean-Louis Marié and Michel Lance. We mostly worked on the forces applied on a single bubble in a simple flow.

I spent two years(2002 - 2004) working at ENSLyon with Bernard Castaing and Francesca Chillà. We were studying high Rayleigh number convection.

My phd-thesis (1999 - 2002) between CEMAGREF (now IRSTEA) and LEGI under Emil Hopfinger supervision was dealing with powder snow avalanches.

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Publications with the LEGI


Carpenter, A., Garanaik, A., Rastello, M., Venayagamoorthy, K., & Gates, T. (2018). Flow velocity measurements in a laboratory flume with ADV and LDA: a comparative study. In Hydrology Days. Fort-Collins, United States.
Carpenter, A., Rastello, M., Garanaik, A., Venayagamoorthy, K., & Gates, T. (2018). Uncertainty analysis of flow velocity measurements using LDA and ADV in laboratory experiments. In 8th International Symposium on Environmental Hydraulics. Notre Dame, United States.
Rastello, M., Michallet, H., & Marié, J. - L. (2018). Sediment erosion in zero-mean-shear turbulence. In Hydrology Days. Fort-Collins, United States.


Rastello, M., Marié, J. - L., & Lance, M. (2017). Clean versus contaminated bubbles in a solid-body rotating flow. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 831, 592–617.
Rastello, M., Michallet, H., & Marié, J. - L. (2017). Sediment erosion in zero-mean-shear turbulence. In Coastal Dynamics 2017 (pp. 597–607). Helsingør, Denmark.


Etienne, J., Rastello, M., & Hopfinger, E. J. (2006). Modelling and simulation of powder-snow avalanches. Comptes Rendus Mécanique, 334(8-9), 545–554.


Rastello, M., & Hopfinger, E. J. (2004). Sediment-entraining suspension clouds: a model of powder-snow avalanches. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 509, 181–206.


Rastello, M., Ancey, C., Ousset, F., Magnard, R., & Hopfinger, E. J. (2002). An experimental study of particle-driven gravity currents on steep slopes with entrainment of particles. Natural Hazards and Earth System Science, 2(3/4), 181–185.


Hopfinger, E. J., Rastello, M., & Ancey, C. (2001). Simulation of powder snow avalanches. In Pas précisé (Vol. 46-10, 98). Pas précisé, France.
Rastello, M. (2001). A study of the size of snow particles in powder snow avalanches. Annals of Glaciology, 32, 258–262.