Journal Articles

Small area vulnerability, household food insecurity and child malnutrition in Medellin, Colombia: results from a repeated cross-sectional study

Hugo-Alejandro Santa-Ramírez; Gabriel-Jaime Otálvaro-Castro; S. Joost; Hugo Melgar-Quiñonez; Usama Bilal et al. 

The Lancet Regional Health – Americas. 2023-05-26. Vol. 23, num. 100521, p. 1-10. DOI : 10.1016/j.lana.2023.100521.

Media Coverage of 3D Visual Tools Used in Urban Participatory Planning

T. Chassin; J. Ingensand; F. Joerin 

International Journal Of E-Planning Research. 2023-01-01. Vol. 12, num. 1, p. 1-32. DOI : 10.4018/IJEPR.318085.


Journal Articles

Detection of SARS-CoV-2 infection clusters: The useful combination of spatiotemporal clustering and genomic analyses

Y. Choi; A. Ladoy; D. De Ridder; D. Jacot; S. Vuilleumier et al. 

Frontiers In Public Health. 2022-12-01. Vol. 10, p. 1016169. DOI : 10.3389/fpubh.2022.1016169.

Worldwide analysis of reef surveys sorts coral taxa by associations with recent and past heat stress

O. Selmoni; G. Lecellier; V. Berteaux-Lecellier; S. Joost 

Frontiers In Marine Science. 2022-09-15. Vol. 9, p. 948336. DOI : 10.3389/fmars.2022.948336.

Experiencing virtual geographic environment in urban 3D participatory e-planning: A user perspective

T. Chassin; J. Ingensand; S. Christophe; G. Touya 

Landscape And Urban Planning. 2022-08-01. Vol. 224, p. 104432. DOI : 10.1016/j.lurbplan.2022.104432.

The neighborhood environment and its association with the spatio-temporal footprint of tobacco consumption and changes in smoking-related behaviors in a Swiss urban area

J. R. Vallarta-Robledo; P. Marques-Vidal; J. L. Sandoval; D. De Ridder; E. Schaffner et al. 

Health & Place. 2022-07-01. Vol. 76, p. 102845. DOI : 10.1016/j.healthplace.2022.102845.

Linguistic traits as heritable units? Spatial Bayesian clustering reveals Swiss German dialect regions

N. Romano; P. Ranacher; S. Bachmann; S. Joost 

Journal of Linguistic Geography. 2022-05-02. Vol. 10, num. 1, p. 11-22. DOI : 10.1017/jlg.2021.12.

Association of neighbourhood disadvantage and individual socioeconomic position with all-cause mortality: a longitudinal multicohort analysis

A. I. Ribeiro; S. Fraga; M. Severo; M. Kelly-Irving; C. Delpierre et al. 

Lancet Public Health. 2022-05-01. Vol. 7, num. 5, p. E447-E457. DOI : 10.1016/S2468-2667(22)00036-6.

Population structure and signals of local adaptation in Eugenia uniflora (Myrtaceae), a widely distributed species in the Atlantic Forest

N. M. Veto; D. Postolache; F. L. Guzman Escudero; E. Vajana; R. B. Braga et al. 

Botanical Journal Of The Linnean Society. 2022-03-24. DOI : 10.1093/botlinnean/boac012.

Geographic clusters of objectively measured physical activity and the characteristics of their built environment in a Swiss urban area

J. R. Vallarta-Robledo; S. Joost; M. A. V. Ruas; C. Gubelmann; P. Vollenweider et al. 

Plos One. 2022-02-23. Vol. 17, num. 2, p. e0252255. DOI : 10.1371/journal.pone.0252255.

Urban sustainability assessment in Geneva: Relevance of the local neighbourhood unit

M. Pang; C. R. Binder; F. Golay 

Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science. 2022-02-04. Vol. 49, num. 3. DOI : 10.1177/23998083211066105.

The SNP-Based Profiling of Montecristo Feral Goat Populations Reveals a History of Isolation, Bottlenecks, and the Effects of Management

E. Somenzi; G. Senczuk; R. Ciampolini; M. Cortellari; E. Vajana et al. 

Genes. 2022-02-01. Vol. 13, num. 2, p. 213. DOI : 10.3390/genes13020213.

Specchio-COVID19 cohort study: a longitudinal follow-up of SARS-CoV-2 serosurvey participants in the canton of Geneva, Switzerland

H. Baysson; F. Pennachio; A. Wisniak; M. E. Zabella; N. Pullen et al. 

Bmj Open. 2022-01-01. Vol. 12, num. 1, p. e055515. DOI : 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-055515.


The Future of Civic Technologies for the Involvement of Citizens in Urban Planning: 3D Urban Participatory e-Planning in the Spotlight

T. N. Chassin / F. Golay; J. Ingensand (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2022. 


What is my neighbourhood? The impact of boundary definition in the measurement of socioeconomic and environmental characteristics in urban systems

M. Pang; G. Serra Coch; M. A. Hecher; F. Golay; C. R. Binder 

Urban Transitions 2022 – Integrating urban and transport planning, environment and health for healthier urban living, Barcelona, Spain, November 8-10, 2022.

Student Projects

Exploration of geospatial modelling approaches to assess the effect of urban green-blue areas on physical activity and health: Case study for Swiss cities

M. Manche 


Optimization of Fecal Sludge Transport in Camp 18 of the Cox’s Bazar Refugee Camp

M. Droogleever Fortuyn 



Journal Articles

Estimating and predicting snakebite risk in the Terai region of Nepal through a high-resolution geospatial and One Health approach

C. Ochoa; M. Pittavino; S. B. Martins; G. Alcoba; I. Bolon et al. 

Scientific Reports. 2021-12-13. Vol. 11, num. 1, p. 23868. DOI : 10.1038/s41598-021-03301-z.

Geographic footprints of life expectancy inequalities in the state of Geneva, Switzerland

A. Ladoy; J. R. Vallarta-Robledo; D. De Ridder; J. L. Sandoval; S. Stringhini et al. 

Scientific Reports. 2021-12-02. Vol. 11, num. 1, p. 23326. DOI : 10.1038/s41598-021-02733-x.

Detection of Spatiotemporal Clusters of COVID-19-Associated Symptoms and Prevention Using a Participatory Surveillance App: Protocol for the @choum Study

D. De Ridder; A. J. Loizeau; J. L. Sandoval; F. Ehrler; M. Perrier et al. 

Jmir Research Protocols. 2021-10-01. Vol. 10, num. 10, p. e30444. DOI : 10.2196/30444.

Size and duration of COVID-19 clusters go along with a high SARS-CoV-2 viral load: A spatio-temporal investigation in Vaud state, Switzerland

A. Ladoy; O. Opota; P-N. Carron; I. Guessous; S. Vuilleumier et al. 

Science of The Total Environment. 2021-09-15. Vol. 787, p. 147483. DOI : 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.147483.

Modelling transport time to trauma centres and 30-day mortality in road accidents in Switzerland: an exploratory study

R. V. Diserens; C. Marmy; M. Pasquier; T. Zingg; S. Joost et al. 

Swiss Medical Weekly. 2021-09-01. Vol. 151, p. w30007. DOI : 10.4414/SMW.2021.w30007.

Genetic signatures of divergent selection in European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) are associated with the variation in temperature and precipitation across its distribution range

D. Postolache; S. Oddou-Muratorio; E. Vajana; F. Bagnoli; E. Guichoux et al. 

Molecular Ecology. 2021-08-29. Vol. 30, num. 20, p. 5029-5047. DOI : 10.1111/mec.16115.

Impact of Digital and Non-Digital Urban Participatory Approaches on Public Access Conditions: An Evaluation Framework

T. Chassin; A. Cherqui; J. Ingensand; F. Joerin 

Isprs International Journal Of Geo-Information. 2021-08-01. Vol. 10, num. 8, p. 563. DOI : 10.3390/ijgi10080563.

Spatial clusters of daily tobacco consumption before and after a smoke-free policy implementation

J. R. Vallarta-Robledo; J. L. Sandoval; D. De Ridder; A. Ladoy; P. Marques-Vidal et al. 

Health & Place. 2021-07-01. Vol. 70, p. 102616. DOI : 10.1016/j.healthplace.2021.102616.

Geospatial Analysis of Sodium and Potassium Intake: A Swiss Population-Based Study

D. De Ridder; F. N. Belle; P. Marques-Vidal; B. Ponte; M. Bochud et al. 

Nutrients. 2021-06-01. Vol. 13, num. 6, p. 1798. DOI : 10.3390/nu13061798.

Multiscale Very High Resolution Topographic Models in Alpine Ecology: Pros and Cons of Airborne LiDAR and Drone-Based Stereo-Photogrammetry Technologies

A. S. Guillaume; K. Leempoel; E. Rochat; A. Rogivue; M. Kasser et al. 

Remote Sensing. 2021-04-20. Vol. 13, num. 8, p. 1588. DOI : 10.3390/rs13081588.

Can Big Data Be Used to Monitor the Mental Health Consequences of COVID-19?

N. J. Aebi; D. De Ridder; C. Ochoa; D. Petrovic; M. Fadda et al. 

International Journal Of Public Health. 2021-04-08. Vol. 66, p. 633451. DOI : 10.3389/ijph.2021.633451.

Seascape genomics reveals candidate molecular targets of heat stress adaptation in three coral species

O. Selmoni; G. Lecellier; H. Magalon; L. Vigliola; N. Oury et al. 

Molecular Ecology. 2021-03-18. Vol. 30, num. 8, p. 1892-1906. DOI : 10.1111/mec.15857.

Spatial areas of genotype probability: Predicting the spatial distribution of adaptive genetic variants under future climatic conditions

E. Rochat; O. Selmoni; S. Joost 

Diversity And Distributions. 2021-03-15. Vol. 27, num. 6, p. 1076-1090. DOI : 10.1111/ddi.13256.

Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Neighborhoods Face Increased Persistence of SARS-CoV-2 Clusters

D. De Ridder; J. Sandoval; N. Vuilleumier; A. S. Azman; S. Stringhini et al. 

Frontiers In Public Health. 2021-01-27. Vol. 8, p. 626090. DOI : 10.3389/fpubh.2020.626090.

Nested Species Distribution Models of Chlamydiales in Ixodes ricinus (Tick) Hosts in Switzerland

E. Rochat; S. Vuilleumier; S. Aeby; G. Greub; S. Joost 

Applied And Environmental Microbiology. 2021-01-01. Vol. 87, num. 1, p. e01237-20. DOI : 10.1128/AEM.01237-20.

Geospatial analysis of individual-based Parkinson’s disease data supports a link with air pollution: a case-control study

V. Fleury; R. Himsl; S. Joost; N. Nicastro; M. Bereau et al. 

Parkinsonism and Related Disorders. 2021. Vol. 83, p. 41-48. DOI : 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2020.12.013.

Conference Papers

How do users interact with Virtual Geographic Environments? Users’ behavior evaluation in urban participatory planning

T. Chassin; J. Ingensand; G. Touya; S. Christophe 

2021-01-01. 30th International Cartographic Conference (ICC), Florence, ITALY, Dec 14-18, 2021. DOI : 10.5194/ica-proc-4-19-2021.


The Quest for Genes Involved in Adaptation to Climate Change in Ruminant Livestock

M. M. Passamonti; E. Somenzi; M. Barbato; G. Chillemi; L. Colli et al. 

Animals. 2021-10-01. Vol. 11, num. 10, p. 2833. DOI : 10.3390/ani11102833.


Journal Articles

Coral cover surveys corroborate predictions on reef adaptive potential to thermal stress

O. Selmoni; G. Lecellier; L. Vigliola; V. Berteaux-Lecellier; S. Joost 

Scientific Reports. 2020-11-12. Vol. 10, num. 1, p. 19680. DOI : 10.1038/s41598-020-76604-2.

Using Modern Conservation Tools for Innovative Management of Coral Reefs: The MANACO Consortium

O. Selmoni; G. Lecellier; L. Ainley; A. Collin; R. Doucet et al. 

Frontiers In Marine Science. 2020-07-21. Vol. 7, p. 609. DOI : 10.3389/fmars.2020.00609.

Big dairy data to unravel effects of environmental, physiological and morphological factors on milk production of mountain-pastured Braunvieh cows

S. Duruz; E. Vajana; A. Burren; C. Flury; S. Joost 

Royal Society Open Science. 2020-07-01. Vol. 7, num. 7, p. 200638. DOI : 10.1098/rsos.200638.

Geospatial digital monitoring of COVID-19 cases at high spatiotemporal resolution

D. De Ridder; J. Sandoval; N. Vuilleumier; S. Stringhini; H. Spechbach et al. 

The Lancet Digital Health. 2020-06-17. Vol. 2, num. 8, p. e393-e394. DOI : 10.1016/S2589-7500(20)30139-4.

Correction to: Sex-specific changes in gene expression in response to estrogen pollution around the onset of sex differentiation in grayling (Salmonidae) (vol 20, 583, 2019)

O. M. Selmoni; D. Maitre; J. Roux; L. G. E. Wilkins; L. M. da Cunha et al. 

Bmc Genomics. 2020-05-20. Vol. 21, num. 1, p. 371. DOI : 10.1186/s12864-020-06782-w.

Seascape genomics as a new tool to empower coral reef conservation strategies: an example on north‐western Pacific Acropora digitifera

O. Selmoni; E. Rochat; G. Lecellier; V. Berteaux‐Lecellier; S. Joost 

Evolutionary Applications. 2020-03-18. Vol. 13, num. 8, p. 1923-1938. DOI : 10.1111/eva.12944.

Regional investigation of spatial-temporal variability of soil magnesium – a case study from Switzerland

L. J. Frau; Z. Libohova; S. Joost; C. Levasseur; B. Jeangros et al. 

Geoderma Regional. 2020. Vol. [In Press, Journal Pre-proof], p. e00278. DOI : 10.1016/j.geodrs.2020.e00278.

Utilization of research knowledge in sustainable development pathways: Insights from a transdisciplinary research-for-development programme

J. Jacobi; A. Llanque; S. Bieri; E. Birachi; R. Cochard et al. 

Environmental Science & Policy. 2020-01-01. Vol. 103, p. 21-29. DOI : 10.1016/j.envsci.2019.10.003.

Sampling strategy optimization to increase statistical power in landscape genomics: a simulation-based approach

O. M. Selmoni; E. Vajana; A. S. Guillaume; E. Rochat; S. Joost 

Molecular Ecology Resources. 2020. Vol. 20, num. 1, p. 154-169. DOI : 10.1111/1755-0998.13095.

Conference Papers

Development of a web-platform for dynamic monitoring of population health in Geneva: Specchio project

H. Baysson; S. Joost; H. A. Cohen; I. Guessous; S. Stringhini 

2020-09-01.  p. V164-V164.


Monitoring biodiversity in the Anthropocene using remote sensing in species distribution models

C. F. Randin; M. B. Ashcroft; J. Bolliger; J. Cavender-Bares; N. C. Coops et al. 

Remote Sensing of Environment. 2020-03-15. Vol. 239, p. 111626. DOI : 10.1016/j.rse.2019.111626.


Species conservation in the face of global environmental changes: surface-based modelling of geo-environmental data to identify vulnerable populations

E. Rochat / S. Joost; F. Golay (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

Géohistoire de l’Albanie moderne. Une lecture des recensements de 1918 à 2011.

A. N. Jarne / F. Golay (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

Seascape genomics to empower coral reef conservation strategies

O. M. Selmoni / S. Joost; V. Berteaux-Lecellier (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

Biogeoinformatics for the management of Farm Animal Genetic Resources (FAnGR)

S. C. Gaillard / S. Joost; F. Golay (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

Student Projects

Spatial associations of mood disorders and cognitive performance with neighborhood environmental attributes and brain plasticity

M. A. Vieira Ruas 


Développement d’une méthode pour l’identification de sites favorables à la mise en place d’une mesure écologique

C. Nyffeler 


Disentangling the impacts of rising temperature and evaporative demand on plants water status

L. Mekarni 


Design of a set of indicators suitable to help decision-making on energy strategies for Cuba

H. Contreras 


People’s perceptions of the cultural ecosystem services of the Sava river in the Balkans: the contribution of participatory mapping

C. Brouillet 



Journal Articles

Overlapping spatial clusters of sugar-sweetened beverage intake and body mass index in Geneva state, Switzerland

S. Joost; D. De Ridder; P. Marques-Vidal; B. Bacchilega; J-M. Theler et al. 

Nutrition & Diabetes. 2019-11-14. Vol. 9, num. 1, p. 01.oct.. DOI : 10.1038/s41387-019-0102-0.

Sex-specific changes in gene expression in response to estrogen pollution around the onset of sex differentiation in grayling (Salmonidae)

O. M. Selmoni; D. Maitre; J. Roux; L. G. E. Wilkins; L. M. da Cunha et al. 

Bmc Genomics. 2019-07-15. Vol. 20, p. 583. DOI : 10.1186/s12864-019-5955-z.

Population density and water balance influence the global occurrence of hepatitis E epidemics

A. Carratalà; S. Joost 

Scientific Reports. 2019-07-11. Vol. 9, p. 10042. DOI : 10.1038/s41598-019-46475-3.

Neighbourhood socioeconomic deprivation and allostatic load: a multi-cohort study

A. I. Ribeiro; S. Fraga; M. Kelly-Irving; C. Delpierre; S. Stringhini et al. 

Scientific Reports. 2019-06-19. Vol. 9, num. 8790, p. 1-11. DOI : 10.1038/s41598-019-45432-4.

Rapid identification and interpretation of gene‐environment associations using the new R.SamBada landscape genomics pipeline

S. Duruz; N. Sevane; O. Selmoni; E. Vajana; K. Leempoel et al. 

Molecular Ecology Resources. 2019-06-01. Vol. 19, p. 1355–1365. DOI : 10.1111/1755-0998.13044.

Addressing Urban Sprawl from the Complexity Sciences

M. Bosch Padros; J. Chenal; S. Joost 

Urban Science. 2019-06-01. Vol. 3, num. 2, p. 60. DOI : 10.3390/urbansci3020060.

Indication of spatially random occurrence of Chlamydia-like organisms in Bufo bufo tadpoles from ponds located in the Geneva metropolitan area

E. Vajana; I. Widmer; E. Rochat; S. Duruz; O. Selmoni et al. 

New Microbes and New Infections. 2019-01-31. Vol. 27, p. 54-63. DOI : 10.1016/j.nmni.2018.11.006.

Genome-wide variation in nucleotides and retrotransposons in alpine populations of Arabis alpina  (Brassicaceae)

A. Rogivue; R. R. Choudhury; S. Zoller; S. Joost; F. Felber et al. 

Molecular Ecology Resources. 2019-01-13. Vol. 19, num. 3, p. 773-787. DOI : 10.1111/1755-0998.12991.

La fragmentation de l’espace urbain postsocialiste en Albanie

A. Jarne 

Belgeo. 2019-01-08. Vol. 2018, num. 4, p. 1-24. DOI : 10.4000/belgeo.30849.

Evidence of traffic-generated air pollution in Havana

J. Madrazo; A. Clappier; O. Cuesta; L. C. Belalcazar; Y. Gonzalez et al. 

Atmosfera. 2019-01-01. Vol. 32, num. 1, p. 15-24. DOI : 10.20937/ATM.2019.32.01.02.

Conference Papers

Individual-level high definition spatial distribution of mammography uptake in Geneva (Switzerland)

J. L. Sandoval; R. Himsl; S. Joost; I. Guessous 

2019-11-01.  p. 348-348.


Combined use of airborne laser scanning and hyperspectral imaging for forest inventories

M. J. Parkan / F. Golay; D. Tuia (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2019. 

Book Chapters

Landscape Genomics: Understanding Relationships Between Environmental Heterogeneity and Genomic Characteristics of Populations

N. Balkenhol; R. Y. Dudaniec; K. V. Krutovsky; J. S. Johnson; D. M. Cairns et al. 

Population Genomics: Concepts, Strategies, and Applications; Cham: Springer, 2019. p. 261-322.

Student Projects

A Map to Happiness – Modelling the Effect and Temporal Development of Spatial and Socio-Demographic Characteristics on Residential Satisfaction in the City of Zurich

P. Zundritsch 



Journal Articles

Genome-wide SNP profiling of worldwide goat populations reveals strong partitioning of diversity and highlights post-domestication migration routes

L. Colli; M. Milanesi; A. Talenti; F. Bertolini; M. Chen et al. 

Genetics Selection Evolution. 2018-11-19. Vol. 50, p. 58. DOI : 10.1186/s12711-018-0422-x.

Signatures of selection and environmental adaptation across the goat genome post-domestication

F. Bertolini; B. Servin; A. Talenti; E. Rochat; E. S. Kim et al. 

Genetics Selection Evolution. 2018-11-19. Vol. 50, p. 57. DOI : 10.1186/s12711-018-0421-y.

AdaptMap: exploring goat diversity and adaptation

A. Stella; E. L. Nicolazzi; C. P. Van Tassell; M. F. Rothschild; L. Colli et al. 

Genetics Selection Evolution. 2018-11-19. Vol. 50, p. 61. DOI : 10.1186/s12711-018-0427-5.

Spatial distribution of mammography adherence in a Swiss urban population and its association with socioeconomic status

J. L. Sandoval; R. Himsl; J-M. Theler; J-M. Gaspoz; S. Joost et al. 

Cancer Medicine. 2018-10-25. Vol. 7, num. 12, p. 6299-6307. DOI : 10.1002/cam4.1829.

Shifts in wind energy potential following land-use driven vegetation dynamics in complex terrain

J. Fang; A. Peringer; M-S. Stupariu; I. Pǎtru-Stupariu; A. Buttler et al. 

Science of The Total Environment. 2018-10-15. Vol. 639, p. 374-384. DOI : 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.05.083.

Combining Landscape Genomics and Ecological Modelling to Investigate Local Adaptation of Indigenous Ugandan Cattle to East Coast Fever

E. Vajana; M. Barbato; L. Colli; M. Milanesi; E. Rochat et al. 

Frontiers in Genetics. 2018-10-03. Vol. 9, num. 385, p. 1-16. DOI : 10.3389/fgene.2018.00385.

Developing Attitude Measures Based on Respondents’ Representations of Unfamiliar Objects

L. Eisner; A. Clémence; C. Roberts; S. Joost; J-M. Theler 

Field Methods. 2018-09-03.  p. 1525822X1879728. DOI : 10.1177/1525822X18797280.

Spatial distribution of mammography adherence in a Swiss urban population and its association with socioeconomic status

J. L. Sandoval; R. Himsl; J-M. Theler; J-M. Gaspoz; S. Joost et al. 

BioRxiv preprint. 2018-08-31.  p. 404673. DOI : 10.1101/404673.

Indication of spatially random infection of chlamydia-like organisms in Bufo bufo tadpoles from ponds located in the Geneva metropolitan area

E. Vajana; I. Widmer; E. Rochat; S. Duruz; O. Selmoni et al. 

BioRxiv preprint. 2018-08-30.  p. 402487. DOI : 10.1101/402487.

Detecting overlapping spatial clusters of high sugar-sweetened beverage intake and high body mass index in a general population: a cross-sectional study

S. Joost; D. De Ridder; P. Marques-Vidal; B. Bacchilega; J-M. Theler et al. 

BioRxiv preprint. 2018-08-29.  p. 2018/08/29/399584. DOI : 10.1101/399584.

The Least Cost Path From Landscape Genetics to Landscape Genomics: Challenges and Opportunities to Explore NGS Data in a Spatially Explicit Context

S. A. Cushman; A. J. Shirk; G. T. Howe; M. A. Murphy; R. J. Dyer et al. 

Frontiers in Genetics. 2018-06-19. Vol. 9, p. 1-4. DOI : 10.3389/fgene.2018.00215.

Spatial clusters of daytime sleepiness and association with nighttime noise levels in a Swiss general population (GeoHypnoLaus)

S. Joost; J. Haba-Rubio; R. Himsl; P. Vollenweider; M. Preisig et al. 

International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health. 2018-06-04. Vol. 221, num. 6, p. 951-957. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijheh.2018.05.004.

Screening differences between a local inventory and the Emissions Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR)

J. Madrazo; A. Clappier; L. Belalcazar; O. Cuesta; H. Contreras et al. 

SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT. 2018. Vol. 631-632, p. 934-941. DOI : 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.03.094.

Low-cost methodology to estimate vehicle emission factors

J. Madrazo; A. Clappier 

ATMOSPHERIC POLLUTION RESEARCH. 2018. Vol. 9, num. 2, p. 322-332. DOI : 10.1016/j.apr.2017.10.006.

Estimating Uncertainty of Point-Cloud Based Single-Tree Segmentation with Ensemble Based Filtering

M. Parkan; D. Tuia 

Remote Sensing. 2018. Vol. 10, num. 2, p. 335. DOI : 10.3390/rs10020335.

Combining landscape genomics and ecological modelling to investigate local adaptation of indigenous Ugandan cattle to East Coast fever

E. Vajana; M. Barbato; L. Colli; M. Milanesi; E. Rochat et al. 

BioRxiv. 2018.  p. 1-52. DOI : 10.1101/315184.

Convergent genomic signatures of domestication in sheep and goats

F. J. Alberto; F. Boyer; P. Orozco-terWengel; I. Streeter; B. Servin et al. 

Nature Communications. 2018. Vol. 9, num. 1, p. 813. DOI : 10.1038/s41467-018-03206-y.

Public smoking ban and socioeconomic inequalities in smoking prevalence and cessation: a cross-sectional population-based study in Geneva, Switzerland (1995–2014)

J. L. Sandoval; T. Leão; S. Cullati; J-M. Theler; S. Joost et al. 

Tobacco Control. 2018. Vol. 27, num. 6, p. 663-669. DOI : 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2017-053986.

Multiscale landscape genomic models to detect signatures of selection in the alpine plant Biscutella laevigata

K. Leempoel; C. Parisod; C. Geiser; S. Joost 

Ecology and Evolution. 2018. Vol. 8, p. 1794-1806. DOI : 10.1002/ece3.3778.

Conference Papers

The impact of a public smoking ban on smoking socioeconomic inequalities in a Swiss urban population

J. L. Sandoval; T. Leao; J. M. Theler; S. Cullati; S. Joost et al. 

2018-11-01.  p. 138-138.


Alternative Methods for Assessing Air Quality and Energy Strategies for Developing Countries: A Case Study on Cuba

J. Madrazo Bacallao / F. Golay; A. Clappier (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2018. 


Some unexpected facets of open access geodata publishing

S. Joost 

Noon Talks EPFL Library, Lausanne, Switzerland, February 15, 2018.

Effets de l’environnement urbain sur la santé: l’importance des données géoréférencées au lieu de résidence en géomédecine

S. Joost; I. Guessous 

19e Conférence nationale sur la promotion de la santé et 4e Conférence des parties prenantes MNT – Promotion Santé Suisse, Eventfabrik, Berne, January 18, 2018.

Student Projects

Design of a spatial data infrastructure for low-cost distributed air quality sensors : a contribution to the Chicago Array of Things project

A. Ladoy 


An application of spatial population genetics methods to detect clines in Swiss German morphosyntax

N. Romano 


Design of a spatial data infrastructure for low-cost distributed air quality sensors : a contribution to the Chicago Array of Things project

A. L. Ladoy 


Spatial analysis of Parkinson’s disease in the Canton of Geneva

R. Himsl 


Land cover classification of the semi-arid Namibian savanna

B. Bacchilega 


Novelty Detection in Convolutional Neural Networks Using Density Forests

C. Wendl 


Monthly to decadal evolution of sandy beaches in the Pittwater estuary

V. H. De Staercke 


Land cover classification of the semi-arid Namibian savanna

B. Bacchilega