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THESIS-2022 Two-pHase modEling for Sediment dynamIcS

5th symposium on particulate geophysical flows Les Houches, France June 6-10, 2022

Hosted by University of Grenoble Alpes LEGI and INRAE/ETNA


Sediment transport controls the morphology of rivers, estuaries and coastal oceans. It is by nature a two-phase problem in which fine grain-scale processes such as collisions, segregation, or enduring contacts and turbulent-particle interactions locally control particle transport. Particulate geophysical flows is a truly multi-scale phenomenon with length-scales ranging from the submillimeter of a sand grain to the kilometer scale of a river section. This question of scale will be central in the workshop with the aim to foster the transfer of the most recent advances on the understanding/modeling of these fine processes and to establish clear research perspectives for the near future.


Les Houches School of Physics
in Les Houches, France

Keynote Talks

Prof. O. Pouliquen, University of Aix-Marseille
Prof. M. Uhlmann, Karlshruhe Institute of Technology
Prof. N. Gray, University of Manchester
Prof. E. Lajeunesse, Institut de Physique du Globe Paris
Prof. P. Traykovski, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution


Assoc. Prof. J. Chauchat, LEGI, Univ. Grenoble-Alpes
Prof. D. Hurther, LEGI, CNRS-Univ. Grenoble-Alpes
Dr. Ir P. Frey, ETNA, INRAE
Contact : Julien.chauchat(A)

Group picture

Registration Fee

Regular registration 650 €
Student registration 450 €

Registration fees include housing and food

link for registration :

Key Dates

- January 17, 2022 : Abstract submission (extended deadline)*
- February 11, 2022 : Abstract acceptance
- March 11, 2022 : Extended abstract submission (max. 4 pages - optional)
- April 13, 2022 : Early registration deadline**

* Send a 1 page abstract to thesis2022(At)
** Registration fees increase by 20% after this date

Program overview


Book of abstracts