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Outstanding Student Poster and PICO (OSPP) Awards 2016 Alessandro Lechmann

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Alessandro Lechmann

Alessandro Lechmann
Alessandro Lechmann

SM Seismology

The 2016 Outstanding Student Poster and PICO (OSPP) Award is awarded to Alessandro Lechmann for the poster/PICO entitled:

Using Muon Radiography to map the bedrock geometry underneath an active glacier: A case study in the central Swiss Alps (Lechmann, A.; Mair, D.; Nishiyama, R.; Ariga, A.; Ariga, T.; Ereditato,T.; Scampoli,P.; Vladymyrov, M.; Schlunegger, F.;)

Click here to download the poster/PICO file.

I am a PhD student at the Institute of Geological Sciences at the University of Bern (Switzerland). As a member of an interdisciplinary SNF (Swiss National Science Foundation) funded project group, consisting of geologists from the exogene geology group and particle physicists from the laboratory of high energy physics (LHEP), my research goal is to perform a 3D tomography of the glacier bedrock, measuring the absorption of cosmic ray muons underneath. The aim of the project is to deduce constraints for glacial and geomorphological processes from the retrieved geophysical model.
The project number 159299 has been awarded to Prof. Fritz Schlunegger (Geology) and Prof. Antonio Ereditato (Physics).