Amaury Dehecq

Research scientist at IGE, Grenoble, France, and employed by IRD, working on remote sensing of glacier changes.


(Last updated on 15/02/2021)
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  • Wagnon, P., Brun, F., Khadka, A., Berthier, E., Shrestha, D., Vincent, C., Arnaud, Y., Six, D., Dehecq, A., Ménégoz, M., Jomelli, V., 2021. “Reanalysing the 2007–19 glaciological mass-balance series of Mera Glacier, Nepal, Central Himalaya, using geodetic mass balance.” Journal of Glaciology 67, 117–125. DOI:10.1017/jog.2020.88

  • Dehecq, A., Gardner, A.S., Alexandrov, O., McMichael, S., Hugonnet, R., Shean, D., Marty, M., 2020. “Automated Processing of Declassified KH-9 Hexagon Satellite Images for Global Elevation Change Analysis Since the 1970s.” Frontiers in Earth Science. 8. DOI:10.3389/feart.2020.566802

  • Bisset, R.R., Dehecq, A., Goldberg, D.N., Huss, M., Bingham, R.G., Gourmelen, N., 2020. “Reversed Surface-Mass-Balance Gradients on Himalayan Debris-Covered Glaciers Inferred from Remote Sensing.” Remote Sensing 12, 1563. DOI:10.3390/rs12101563

  • Deschamps-Berger, C., Gascoin, S., Berthier, E., Deems, J., Gutmann, E., Dehecq, A., Shean, D., Dumont, M., 2020. “Snow depth mapping from stereo satellite imagery in mountainous terrain: evaluation using airborne laser-scanning data.” The Cryosphere 14, 2925–2940. DOI:10.5194/tc-14-2925-2020

  • Farinotti, D., Immerzeel, W.W., Kok, R.J. de, Quincey, D.J., Dehecq, A., 2020. “Manifestations and mechanisms of the Karakoram glacier Anomaly.” Nature Geoscience 13, 8–16. DOI:10.1038/s41561-019-0513-5

  • Lacroix, P., Dehecq, A., Taipe, E., 2020. “Irrigation-triggered landslides in a Peruvian desert caused by modern intensive farming.” Nature Geoscience 13, 56–60. DOI:10.1038/s41561-019-0500-x

  • Werder, M.A., Huss, M., Paul, F., Dehecq, A., Farinotti, D., 2020. “A Bayesian ice thickness estimation model for large-scale applications.” Journal of Glaciology 66, 137–152. DOI:0.1017/jog.2019.93

  • Dehecq, A., Gourmelen, N., Gardner, A.S., Brun, F., Goldberg, D., Nienow, P.W., Berthier, E., Vincent, C., Wagnon, P., Trouvé, E., 2019. “Twenty-first century glacier slowdown driven by mass loss in High Mountain Asia.” Nature Geoscience 12, 22. DOI:10.1038/s41561-018-0271-9.
    Press coverage : BBC, NASA, ESA, GlacierHub

  • Fallourd, R., Dehecq, A., Jauvin, M., Yan, Y., Vasile, G., Gay, M., Trouvé, E., Nicolas, J.M., 2019. “Suivi des glaciers de montagne par imagerie radar satellitaire.” Revue Française de Photogrammétrie et de Télédétection 91–105.

  • Menounos, B., Hugonnet, R., Shean, D., Gardner, A., Howat, I., Berthier, E., Pelto, B., Tennant, C., Shea, J., Noh, M.-J., Brun, F., Dehecq, A., 2018 “Heterogeneous changes in western North American glaciers linked to decadal variability in zonal wind strength.” Geophysical Research Letters, 46, 200–209. DOI:10.1029/2018GL080942.

  • King, O., Dehecq, A., Quincey, D., Carrivick, J., 2018. “Contrasting geometric and dynamic evolution of lake and land-terminating glaciers in the central Himalaya.” Global and Planetary Change 167, 46–60. DOI:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2018.05.006.

  • Dehecq, A., Millan, R., Berthier, E., Gourmelen, N., Trouve, E., Vionnet, V., 2016. “Elevation Changes Inferred From TanDEM-X Data Over the Mont-Blanc Area: Impact of the X-Band Interferometric Bias.” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 9, 3870–3882. DOI:10.1109/JSTARS.2016.2581482.

  • Yan, Y., Dehecq, A., Trouve, E., Mauris, G., Gourmelen, N., Vernier, F., 2016. “Fusion of Remotely Sensed Displacement Measurements: Current status and challenges.” IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Magazine 4, 6–25. DOI:10.1109/MGRS.2016.2516278.

  • Purcell, A., Tregoning, P., Dehecq, A., 2016. “An assessment of the ICE6G_C(VM5a) glacial isostatic adjustment model.” J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth 2015JB012742. DOI:10.1002/2015JB012742.

  • Chavaillaz, Y., Joussaume, S., Dehecq, A., Braconnot, P., Vautard, R., 2016. “Investigating the pace of temperature change and its implications over the twenty-first century.” Climatic Change. DOI:10.1007/s10584-016-1659-4.

  • Dehecq, A., Gourmelen, N., Trouve, E., 2015. “Deriving large-scale glacier velocities from a complete satellite archive: Application to the Pamir–Karakoram–Himalaya.” Remote Sensing of Environment 162, 55–66. DOI:10.1016/j.rse.2015.01.031.

  • Tedstone, A.J., Nienow, P.W., Gourmelen, N., Dehecq, A., Goldberg, D., Hanna, E., 2015. “Decadal slowdown of a land-terminating sector of the Greenland Ice Sheet despite warming.” Nature 526, 692–695. DOI:10.1038/nature15722.
    Press coverage: ESA

  • Benoit, L., Dehecq, A., Pham, H.-T., Vernier, F., Trouvé, E., Moreau, L., Martin, O., Thom, C., Pierrot-Deseilligny, M., Briole, P., 2015. “Multi-method monitoring of Glacier d’Argentière dynamics.” Annals of Glaciology 56, 118–128. DOI:10.3189/2015AoG70A985.

  • Millan, R., Dehecq, A., Trouve, E., Gourmelen, N., Berthier, E., 2015. “Elevation changes and X-band ice and snow penetration inferred from TanDEM-X data of the Mont-Blanc area” in: 8th International Workshop on The Analysis of Multitemporal Remote Sensing Images (Multi-Temp), IEEE, pp. 1–4. DOI:10.1109/Multi-Temp.2015.7245753.

  • McMillan, M., Shepherd, A., Gourmelen, N., Dehecq, A., Leeson, A., Ridout, A., Flament, T., Hogg, A., Gilbert, L., Benham, T., van den Broeke, M., Dowdeswell, J.A., Fettweis, X., Noël, B., Strozzi, T., 2014. “Rapid dynamic activation of a marine-based Arctic ice cap.” Geophysical Research Letters 41, 8902–8909. DOI:10.1002/2014GL062255.

  • Gaspar, P., Benson, S.R., Dutton, P.H., Réveillère, A., Jacob, G., Meetoo, C., Dehecq, A., Fossette, S., 2012. “Oceanic dispersal of juvenile leatherback turtles: going beyond passive drift modeling.” Marine Ecology Progress Series 457, 265. DOI:10.3354/meps09689.

  • Purcell, A., Dehecq, A., Tregoning, P., Potter, E.-K., McClusky, S.C., Lambeck, K., 2011. “Relationship between glacial isostatic adjustment and gravity perturbations observed by GRACE.” Geophysical Research Letters 38, L18305. DOI:10.1029/2011GL048624.