Snow fracture in relation to slab avalanche release: critical state for the onset of crack propagation J Gaume, A van Herwijnen, G Chambon, N Wever, J Schweizer The Cryosphere 11 (1), 217-228, 2017 | 74 | 2017 |

Dense avalanche friction coefficients: influence of physical properties of snow M Naaim, Y Durand, N Eckert, G Chambon Journal of Glaciology 59 (216), 771-782, 2013 | 62 | 2013 |

Modeling of crack propagation in weak snowpack layers using the discrete element method J Gaume, A van Herwijnen, G Chambon, KW Birkeland, J Schweizer The Cryosphere 9 (5), 1915-1932, 2015 | 60 | 2015 |

Mapping extreme snowfalls in the French Alps using max‐stable processes J Gaume, N Eckert, G Chambon, M Naaim, L Bel Water Resources Research 49 (2), 1079-1098, 2013 | 58 | 2013 |

Shear‐wave velocity as an indicator for rheological changes in clay materials: Lessons from laboratory experiments G Mainsant, D Jongmans, G Chambon, E Larose, L Baillet Geophysical research letters 39 (19), 2012 | 57 | 2012 |

Are stress distributions along faults the signature of asperity squeeze? J Schmittbuhl, G Chambon, A Hansen, M Bouchon Geophysical Research Letters 33 (13), 2006 | 55 | 2006 |

High-frequency monitoring of debris-flow propagation along the Réal Torrent, Southern French Prealps O Navratil, F Liébault, H Bellot, E Travaglini, J Theule, G Chambon, ... Geomorphology 201, 157-171, 2013 | 52 | 2013 |

Shear with comminution of a granular material: Microscopic deformations outside the shear band G Chambon, J Schmittbuhl, A Corfdir, JP Vilotte, S Roux Physical Review E 68 (1), 011304, 2003 | 52 | 2003 |

Laboratory gouge friction: Seismic‐like slip weakening and secondary rate‐and state‐effects G Chambon, J Schmittbuhl, A Corfdir Geophysical Research Letters 29 (10), 4-1-4-4, 2002 | 50 | 2002 |

Microstructure-based modeling of snow mechanics: a discrete element approach P Hagenmuller, G Chambon, M Naaim The Cryosphere 9 (5), 1969-1982, 2015 | 49 | 2015 |

Energy-based binary segmentation of snow microtomographic images P Hagenmuller, G Chambon, B Lesaffre, F Flin, M Naaim Journal of Glaciology 59 (217), 859-873, 2013 | 49 | 2013 |

Gravity-driven surges of a viscoplastic fluid: an experimental study G Chambon, A Ghemmour, D Laigle Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 158 (1-3), 54-62, 2009 | 49 | 2009 |

Numerical simulations of granular free-surface flows using smoothed particle hydrodynamics G Chambon, R Bouvarel, D Laigle, M Naaim Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 166 (12-13), 698-712, 2011 | 46 | 2011 |

Frictional response of a thick gouge sample: 1. Mechanical measurements and microstructures G Chambon, J Schmittbuhl, A Corfdir Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 111 (B9), 2006 | 39 | 2006 |

Evaluation of slope stability with respect to snowpack spatial variability J Gaume, J Schweizer, A van Herwijnen, G Chambon, B Reuter, N Eckert, ... Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface 119 (9), 1783-1799, 2014 | 37 | 2014 |

The thickness of faults: From laboratory experiments to field scale observations G Chambon, J Schmittbuhl, A Corfdir, N Orellana, M Diraison, Y Géraud Tectonophysics 426 (1-2), 77-94, 2006 | 37 | 2006 |

Experimental investigation of viscoplastic free-surface flows in a steady uniform regime G Chambon, A Ghemmour, M Naaim Journal of Fluid Mechanics 754, 332-364, 2014 | 35 | 2014 |

Influence of weak-layer heterogeneity on snow slab avalanche release: application to the evaluation of avalanche release depths J Gaume, G Chambon, N Eckert, M Naaim Journal of Glaciology 59 (215), 423-437, 2013 | 35 | 2013 |

Relative influence of mechanical and meteorological factors on avalanche release depth distributions: An application to French Alps J Gaume, G Chambon, N Eckert, M Naaim Geophysical research letters 39 (12), 2012 | 33 | 2012 |

Quasistatic to inertial transition in granular materials and the role of fluctuations J Gaume, G Chambon, M Naaim Physical Review E 84 (5), 051304, 2011 | 31 | 2011 |