Selected publications

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Straubhaar, J., and P. Renard, 2024, Exploring substitution random functions composed of stationary multi-Gaussian processes. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment. doi:10.1007/s00477-024-02662-x

Khambhammettu, P., P. Renard, J. Doherty, J. White, M. Killingstad, M. Kladias, 2024, Towards improved remedial outcomes in categorical aquifers with an iterative ensemble smoother. Groundwater. 62(1): 60-74 doi:10.1111/gwat.13369


Fandel, C., T. Ferré, F. Miville, P. Renard, and N. Goldscheider, 2023, Improving understanding of groundwater flow in an alpine karst system by reconstructing its geologic history using conduit network model ensembles. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 27:4205–4215 doi:10.5194/hess-27-4205-2023

Renard, P., J.J. Gómez-Hernández, M.T. Schafmeister, E.A. Varouchakis, 2023, Preface: Geostatistics and hydrogeology. Hydrogeology Journal. 31:1383–1386 doi:10.1007/s10040-023-02693-8

Neven, A. and P. Renard, 2023, A Novel Methodology for the Stochastic Integration of Geophysical and Hydrogeological Data in Geologically Consistent Models. Water Resources Research. e2023WR034992. doi:10.1029/2023WR034992

Maqueda, A., P. Renard, M. Filipponi, 2023, Karst conduit size distribution evolution using speleogenesis modelling. Environmental Earth Sciences. 82:360. doi:10.1007/s12665-023-11035-6

Schorpp, L., V. Dall’Alba, P. Renard, S. Lanini, Y. Caballero, 2023, Hydrogeological modeling of the Roussillon coastal aquifer (France): stochastic inversion and analysis of future stresses. Environmental Earth Sciences. 82:201 doi:10.1007/s12665-023-10877-4

Maqueda, A., P. Renard, M. Filipponi, 2023. Understanding Karst Conduit Size Distribution by Numerical Speleogenesis Modeling. in Andreo et al. (Eds) EuroKarst 2022, Málaga: Advances in the Hydrogeology of Karst and Carbonate Reservoirs. 139-146, Springer International Publishing, 2023/1/1 doi:10.1007/978-3-031-16879-6_20

Trottet, M., P. Juda, A. Schiller, P. Renard, 2023, Identification of Near-Surface Karst Cavities Using the Posterior Population Expansion Inverse Method Applied to Electrical Resistivity Data. in Andreo et al. (Eds) EuroKarst 2022, Málaga: Advances in the Hydrogeology of Karst and Carbonate Reservoirs. 179-184, Springer International Publishing, 2023/1/1 doi:10.1007/978-3-031-16879-6_26

Dall'Alba, V., A. Neven, R. de Rooij, Filipponi, M., Renard, P., 2023. Probabilistic estimation of tunnel inflow from a karstic conduit network. Engineering Geology. 312:106950 doi:10.1016/j.enggeo.2022.106950


Neven, A., L. Schorpp, and P. Renard. 2022. Stochastic multi-fidelity joint hydrogeophysical inversion of consistent geological models. Frontiers in Water. 15 p. doi:10.3389/frwa.2022.989440

Juda, P., J. Straubhaar, and P. Renard. 2022. Comparison of three recent discrete stochastic inversion methods and influence of the prior choice. Comptes Rendus. Géoscience — Sciences de la Planète. 15 p. doi:10.5802/crgeos.160

Filipponi, M., Renard, P., Dall'Alba, V., & Neven, A. (2022). Probabilistic prediction of karst water inflow during construction of underground structures. Geomechanics and Tunnelling, 15(5), 642-649. doi:10.1002/geot.202200029

Neven, A., A. Vest Christiansen, and P. Renard. 2022. Automatic stochastic 3D clay fraction model from tTEM survey and borehole data. Scientific Reports 12: 17112. doi:10.1038/s41598-022-21555-z

Juda, P., J.S straubhaar, and P. Renard, 2022, A parsimonious parametrization of the Direct Sampling algorithm for multiple-point statistical simulations. Applied Computing and Geosciences. Vol 16. doi:10.1016/j.acags.2022.100091

Banusch, S., M. Somogyvári, M. Sauter, P. Renard, and I. Engelhardt, 2022, Stochastic Modeling Approach to Identify Uncertainties of Karst Conduit Networks in Carbonate Aquifers. Water Resources Research. 58(8): e2021WR031710 doi:10.1029/2021WR031710

Renard, P., and R. Ababou, 2022, Equivalent Permeability Tensor of Heterogeneous Media: Upscaling Methods and Criteria (Review and Analyses). Geosciences 2022, 12(7): 269. doi:10.3390/geosciences12070269

Schorpp, L., J. Straubhaar and P. Renard, 2022, Automated hierarchical 3D modeling of quaternary aquifers: the ArchPy approach. Frontiers in Earth Science. Article 884075. Vol 10. 17 pp. doi:10.3389/feart.2022.884075

Fandel, C., F. Miville, T. Ferré, Z. Chen, N. Goldscheider, and P. Renard, 2022, The stochastic simulation of karst conduit network structure using anisotropic fast marching, and its application to a geologically complex alpine karst system. Hydrogeology Journal. doi:10.1007/s10040-022-02464-x


Neven, A., V. Dall'Alba, P. Juda, J. Straubhaar, and P. Renard, 2021, Ice volume and basal topography estimation using geostatistical methods and GPR measurements : Application on the Tsanfleuron and Scex Rouge glacier, Swiss Alps. The Cryosphere. 15. 5169–5186 doi:10.5194/tc-15-5169-2021

Sharifzadeh Lari, M., J. Straubhaar and P. Renard, 2021, Efficiency of template matching methods for Multiple-Point Statistics simulations. Applied Computing and Geosciences. 11. doi:/10.1016/j.acags.2021.100064

Neven, A., P.K. Maurya, A.V. Christiansen and P. Renard, 2021, tTEM20AAR: a benchmark geophysical dataset for unconsolidated fluvio-glacial sediments. Earth System Science Data. 13, 2743–2752 doi:10.5194/essd-13-2743-2021

Straubhaar, J. and P. Renard, 2021, Conditioning Multiple-Point Statistics Simulation to Inequality Data. Earth and Space Science. 8, e2020EA001515. doi:10.1029/2020EA001515

Juda, P. and P. Renard, 2021, An attempt to boost Posterior Population Expansion using fast machine learning algorithms. Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence. March 2021, Vol. 4. doi:10.3389/frai.2021.624629

Fandel, C., T. Ferré, Z. Chen, P. Renard and N. Goldscheider, 2021, A model ensemble generator to explore structural uncertainty in karst systems with unmapped conduits. Hydrogeology Journal. 29:229–248 doi:10.1007/s10040-020-02227-6

Frantz, Y., P. Collon, P. Renard, S. Viseur, 2021, Analysis and stochastic simulation of geometrical properties of conduits in karstic networks. Geomorphology. 373. doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2020.107480


Dall’Alba, V., P. Renard, J. Straubhaar, B. Issautier, C. Duvail, and Y. Caballero, 2020, 3D multiple-point statistics simulations of the Roussillon Continental Pliocene aquifer using DeeSse. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 4997–5013. doi:10.5194/hess-24-4997-2020

Coiffier, C., P. Renard, and S. Lefebvre, 2020, 3D Geological Image Synthesis From 2D Examples Using Generative Adversarial Networks. Frontiers in Water. 2:560598. doi:10.3389/frwa.2020.560598

Fasnacht, L., P. Renard, and P. Brunner, 2020, Robust input layer for neural networks for hyperspectral classification of data with missing bands. Applied Computing and Geosciences. 8:100034 doi:10.1016/j.acags.2020.100034

Juda, P., J.A. Straubhaar, and P. Renard, 2020, A framework for the cross‐validation of categorical geostatistical simulations. Earth and Space Science. 7(8): e2020EA001152 doi:10.1029/2020EA001152

Jiménez-Martínez, J., A. Alcolea, J.A. Straubhaar, and P. Renard, 2020, Impact of phases distribution on mixing and reactions in unsaturated porous media. Advances in Water Resources, 144:103697 doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2020.103697 . Electronic supplementary material: .

Mourlanette, J.P., P. Biver, P. Renard, B. Noetinger, G. Caumon, and Y.A. Perrier, 2020, Direct simulation of non-additive properties on unstructured grids. Advances in Water Resources, 143:103665 doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2020.103665

Lam, D.-T., J. Kerrou, P. Renard,H. Benabderrahmane & P. Perrochet, 2020, Conditioning multi-Gaussian groundwater flow parameters to transient hydraulic head and flowrate data with iterative ensemble smoothers: a synthetic case study. Frontiers in Earth Science. 8, 202, 2020. 10.3389/feart.2020.00202

Zuffetti, C., A. Comunian, R. Bersezio, & P. Renard, 2020 A new perspective to model subsurface stratigraphy in alluvial hydrogeological basins, introducing geological hierarchy and relative chronology. Computers & Geosciences, 140:1139 doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2020.104506

Sivelle, V. , P. Renard & D. Labat, 2020 Coupling SKS and SWMM to Solve the Inverse Problem Based on Artificial Tracer Tests in Karstic Aquifers. Water, 12(4):1139 doi:10.3390/w12041139

Ramgraber, M., M. Camporese, P. Renard, P. Salandin, and M. Schirmer, Quasi-online groundwater model optimization under constraints of geological consistency based on iterative importance sampling. Water Resources Research, 56(6) doi:10.1029/2019WR026777

Dagasan, Y., P. Juda, and P. Renard, Using Generative Adversarial Networks as a Fast Forward Operator for Hydrogeological Inverse Problems. Groundwater. 58(6): 938–950 doi:10.1111/gwat.13005

Martínez-Santos, P., and P. Renard, Mapping groundwater potential through an ensemble of big data methods. Groundwater, 58(4): 583-597 doi:10.1111/gwat.12939

Lam, D.T., Renard, P., Straubhaar, J. and Kerrou, J., Multiresolution Approach to Condition Categorical Multiple-Point Realizations to Dynamic Data With Iterative Ensemble Smoothing. Water Resources Research, 56(2): e2019WR025875. 10.1029/2019WR025875

Khambhammettu, P., Renard, P., and Doherty, J., 2020, The Traveling Pilot Point method. A novel approach to parameterize the inverse problem for categorical fields. Advances in Water Resources, 138: 1-23. 10.1016/j.advwatres.2020.103556

Straubhaar, J., Renard, P., & Chugunova, T., 2020, Multiple-point statistics using multi-resolution images. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 34: 251-273. 10.1007/s00477-020-01770-8


Fasnacht, L., M.-L. Vogt, P. Renard, and P. Brunner, 2019, A 2D hyperspectral library of mineral reflectance, from 900 to 2500nm. Scientific Data. 2019. 6:268 doi:10.1038/s41597-019-0261-9

Dagasan, Y., O. Erten, P. Renard, J. Straubhaar, E. Topal, 2019, Multiple-point statistical simulation of the ore boundaries for a lateritic bauxite deposit. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment. 2019. 33(3):865-878 doi:10.1007/s00477-019-01660-8

Bardy, G., P. Biver, G. Caumon, and P. Renard, 2019, Oil production uncertainty assessment by predicting reservoir production curves and confidence intervals from arbitrary proxy responses. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 2019. 176:116-125 doi:10.1016/j.petrol.2019.01.035

Dagasan, Y., P. Renard, J. Straubhaar, E. Oktay, T. Erkan, 2019, Pilot point optimization of mining boundaries for lateritic metal deposits: finding the trade-off between dilution and ore loss. Natural Resources Research. 28(1): 153-171 doi:10.1007/s11053-018-9380-9

Pirot, G., T. Krityakierne, D. Ginsbourger, and P. Renard, 2018, Contaminant source localization via Bayesian global optimization. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 2019. 23: 351-369 doi:10.5194/hess-23-351-2019

Straubhaar, J., P. Renard, G.Mariethoz, T. Chugunova and P. Biver, 2019, Fast and interactive editing tools for spatial Models, Mathematical Geosciences, 51(1):109-25 doi:10.1007/s11004-018-9766-6


Dagasan, Y., P. Renard, J. Straubhaar, E. Oktay, T. Erkan, 2018, Automatic parameter tuning of multiple-point statistical simulations for lateritic bauxite deposits. Minerals. 8(5), 220, doi:10.3390/min8050220

Jäggli C, Straubhaar J and Renard P, 2018, Parallelized Adaptive Importance Sampling for Solving Inverse Problems. Front. Earth Sci. 6:203. doi:10.3389/feart.2018.00203

Oriani, F., R. Mehrotra, G. Mariethoz. J. Straubhaar. A. Sharma, and P. Renard, 2018, Simulating rainfall time-series: how to account for statistical variability at multiple scales? Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment. 32(2): 321-340 doi:10.1007/s00477-017-1414-z

Saint-Loup, R., T. Felix, A. Maqueda, A. Schiller, and P. Renard, 2018, A survey of groundwater quality in Tulum region, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, Environ Earth Sciences. 77(18): 644. doi:10.1007/s12665-018-7747-1

Sharifzadehlari, M., N. Fathianpour, P. Renard, R. Amirfattahi, 2018, Random partitioning and adaptive filters for multiple-point stochastic simulation. Stoch Environ Res Risk Assess. 32(5): 1375-1396 doi:10.1007/s00477-017-1453-5


Altwegg P, P Renard, 2017, Assessment of the Possible Uses of Gravity Measurements and Forward Modeling for the Geothermal Projects of Geneva (Switzerland). Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, Vol. 41., p. 1617-1627.

Demougeot-Renard H, A Bapst, C Trunz, L Fischer, P Renard, 2017, Integrative Passive Samplers to Detect Chlorinated Hydrocarbon Contamination in Karst. In: Renard P., Bertrand C. (eds) EuroKarst 2016, Neuchâtel. Advances in Karst Science. Springer, Cham, 231-241

Renard, (2017). Hytool: an open source matlab toolbox for the interpretation of hydraulic tests using analytical solutions. Journal of Open Source Software, 2(19), 441, doi:10.21105/joss.00441

Oriani, F., N. Ohana-Levi, F. Marra, J. Straubhaar, G. Mariethoz, P. Renard, A. Karnieli, E. Morin, 2017, Simulating Small-Scale Rainfall Fields Conditioned by Weather State and Elevation: A Data-Driven Approach Based On Rainfall Radar Images. Water Resources Research. 53(10): 8512-8532 doi:10.1002/2017WR020876

Brunner P., R. Therrien, P. Renard, C.T. Simmons, and H.-J. Hendricks Franssen, 2017, Advances in understanding river - groundwater interactions. Reviews of Geophysics, 55(3): 818-854 doi:10.1002/2017RG000556

Rongier, G., P. Collon, and P. Renard, 2017, Stochastic simulation of channelized sedimentary bodies using a constrained L-system. Computers & Geosciences 105: 3158-168 doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2017.05.006

Rongier, G., P. Collon, and P. Renard, 2017, A geostatistical approach to the simulation of stacked channels. Marine and Petroleum Geology. 82: 318-335 doi:10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2017.01.027

Jäggli, C., J. Straubhaar, and P. Renard, 2017, Posterior population expansion for solving inverse problems. Water Resources Research. 33(4): 2902-2916 doi:10.1002/2016WR019550

Collon, P., D. Bernasconi, C. Vuilleumier, and P. Renard, 2017, Statistical metrics for the characterization of karst network geometry and topology. Geomorphology. 283: 122-142 doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2017.01.034

Chelle-Michou, C., D. Do Couto, A. Moscariello, P. Renard and E. Rusillon, 2017, Geothermal state of the deep Western Alpine Molasse Basin, France-Switzerland Geothermics. 67: 48-65. doi:10.1016/j.geothermics.2017.01.004

Le Coz, M., J. Bodin and P. Renard, 2017, On the use of multiple-point statistics to improve groundwater flow modeling in karst aquifers: A case study from the Hydrogeological Experimental Site of Poitiers, France. Journal of Hydrology, 545: 109-119. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.12.010


Hendrick, M., and P. Renard, 2016, Subnetworks of percolation backbones to model karst systems around Tulum, Mexico. Frontiers in Physics doi:10.3389/fphy.2016.00043

Oriani, F., A. Borghi, J. Straubhaar, G. Mariethoz and P. Renard, 2016, Missing data simulation inside flow rate time-series using multiple-point statistics. Environmental Modelling and Software, 86: 264-276. doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2016.10.002

Rongier, G., P. Caulon, P. Renard, J. Straubhaar and J. Sausse, 2016, Comparing connected structures in ensemble of random fields. Advances in Water Resources, 96: 145-169. doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2016.07.008

Bonneau, F., G. Caumon and P. Renard, 2016, Impact of a stochastic sequential initiation of fractures on the spatial correlations and connectivity of discrete fracture networks. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 121(8): 5641-5658 doi:10.1002/2015JB012451

Hendrick, M., and P. Renard, 2016, Fractal Dimension, Walk Dimension and Conductivity Exponent of Karst Networks around Tulum. Frontiers in Physics, 4(27): 1-8. doi:10.3389/fphy.2016.00027

Schiller, A., and P. Renard, 2016, An optical laser device for mapping 3D geometry of underwater karst structures: first tests in the Ox Bel'Ha system, Yucatan, Mexico. Boletin Geologico y Minero, 127 (1): 99-110.

Straubhaar, J., P. Renard, and G. Mariethoz, 2016, Conditioning multiple-point statistics simulations to block data. Spatial statistics. 26: 53-71. doi:10.1016/j.spasta.2016.02.005

Borghi, A., P. Renard, and F. Cornaton, 2016, Can one identify karst conduit networks geometry and properties from hydraulic and tracer test data ? Advances in Water Resources 90:99-115 doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2016.02.009


Altwegg, P, P. Renard, E. Schill and P.-V. Radogna, 2015, GInGER (GravImetry for Geothermal ExploRation): A New Tool for Geothermal Exploration Using Gravity and 3D Modelling Software, Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2015, Melbourne, Australia, 19-25 April 2015

Pirot, G., J. Straubhaar and P. Renard, 2015, A pseudo genetic model of coarse braided-river deposits. Water Resources Research. 51(12): 9595-9611, doi:10.1002/2015WR017078

Glenz, D., P. Renard, P. Brunner, P. Perrochet, H. Rovina et A. Vogel, 2015, Caractérisation de l'aquifère superficiel de la plaine du Rhône entre Sierre et Evionnaz (Suisse). in Le Rhône, entre nature et société, textes réunis par E. Reynard, M. Evéquoz-Dayen, et G. Borel, Sion, 2015 (Cahiers de Vallesia, 29), p. 109-128.

Linde, N., P. Renard, T. Mukerji and J. Caers, 2015, Geological realism in hydrogeological and geophysical inverse modeling: A review. Advances in Water Resources. 86(A): 86-101. doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2015.09.019

Pirot, G., P. Renard, E. Huber, J. Straubhaar and P. Huggenberger, 2015, Influence of conceptual model uncertainty on contaminant transport forecasting in braided river aquifers. Journal of Hydrology. 531(1): 124-141, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.07.036

Mariethoz, G., J. Straubhaar, P. Renard, T. Chugunova, and P. Biver, 2015, Constraining distance-based multipoint simulations to proportions and trends, Environmental Modelling & Software. 72: 184-197. doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2015.07.007

Dickson, N.E.M., J.-C. Comte, P. Renard, J.A. Straubhaar, J.M. McKinley and U. Ofterdinger, 2015, Integrating aerial geophysical data in multiple-point statistics simulations to assist groundwater flow models. Hydrogeology Journal 23: 883-900. doi:10.1007/s10040-015-1258-x

De Keuleneer, F. and Ph. Renard, 2015, Can shallow open-loop hydrothermal well-doublets help remediate seawater intrusion? Hydrogeology Journal. 23(4): 619-629. doi:10.1007/s10040-015-1230-9

Borghi, A., Ph. Renard, and G. Courrioux, 2015, Generation of 3D spatially variable anisotropy for groundwater flow simulations. Groundwater: 53(6) 955-958. doi:10.1111/gwat.12295

Borghi, A., Ph. Renard, L. Fournier, and F. Negro, 2015, Stochastic fracture generation accounting for the stratification orientation in a folded environment based on an implicit geological model. Engineering Geology. 187: 135-142. doi:10.1016/j.enggeo.2014.12.019

Scheidt, C., P. Renard, and J. Caers, 2015, Prediction-Focused Subsurface Modeling: Investigating the Need for Accuracy in Flow-Based Inverse Modeling. Mathematical Geosciences. 47:173-191 doi:10.1007/s11004-014-9521-6


Oriani, F., J. Straubhaar, P. Renard, and G. Mariethoz, 2014, Simulation of rainfall time series from different climatic regions using the direct sampling technique. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 18:3015-3031. doi:10.5194/hess-18-3015-2014

Mariethoz G. and P. Renard, 2014, Special Issue on 20 Years of Multiple-Point Statistics: Part 2. Mathematical Geosciences. 46: 517-518 doi:10.1007/s11004-014-9545-y

Renard P. and G. Mariethoz, 2014, Special Issue on 20 Years of Multiple-Point Statistics: Part 1. Mathematical Geosciences. 46: 129-131 doi:10.1007/s11004-014-9524-3

Pirot, G. , P. Renard, and J. Straubhaar, 2014, Simulation of braided river elevation model time series with Multiple-Point Statistics. Geomorphology. 214: 148-156 doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2014.01.022

Mariethoz, G. , A. Comunian, I. Irarrazaval, and P. Renard, 2014, Analog-based meandering channel simulation. Water Resources Research. Accepted. doi:10.1002/2013WR013730

Oriani, F., and P. Renard, 2014, Binary upscaling on complex heterogeneities: The role of geometry and connectivity. Advances in Water Resources: Accepted. doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2013.12.003

Diem, S., P. Renard, and M. Schirmer, 2014, Assessing the effect of different river water level interpolation schemes on modeled groundwater residence times. Journal of Hydrology. Accepted doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2013.12.049

Ofterdinger, U., P. Renard and S. Loew, 2014, Hydraulic subsurface measurements and hydrodynamic modelling as indicators for groundwater flow systems in the Rotondo granite, Central Alps (Switzerland). Hydrological Processes. 28(2):255-278 doi:10.1002/hyp.9568


Josnin, J.-Y., S. Galino, and P. Renard, 2013, Can electrical conductivity data from a single pumping test provide information about the location of a neighboring mixing zone between two aquifers? An example from Aix-les-Bains/Marlioz (Savoie, France). Journal of Hydrology. 502:68-76 doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2013.07.029

Diem, S., P. Renard, and M. Schirmer, 2013, New Methods to Estimate 2D Water Level Distributions of Dynamic Rivers. GroundWater. 51(6):847'854 doi:10.1111/gwat.12005

Kessler, T.C., A. Comunian, F. Oriani, P. Renard, B. Nilsson, K.E. Klint, and P.L. Bjerg, 2013, Modeling Fine-Scale Geological Heterogeneity'Examples of Sand Lenses in Tills. GroundWater. 51(5):692-705 doi:10.1111/j.1745-6584.2012.01015.x

Bonneau, F., V. Henrion, G. Caumon, P. Renard, and J. Sausse, 2013, A methodology for pseudo-genetic stochastic modeling of discrete fracture networks. Computers and Geosciences. 56(2):13-22 doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2013.02.004

Renard, P., A. Alcolea, and D. Ginsbourger, 2013, Stochastic versus Deterministic Approaches. in John Wainwright and Mark Mulligan (Eds): Environmental Modelling: Finding Simplicity in Complexity, Second Edition. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., pp. 133-149

Straubhaar, J., A. Walgenwitz, and P. Renard, 2013, Parallel multiple-point statistics algorithm based on list and tree structures. Mathematical Geosciences. 45(2):131-147 doi:10.1007/s11004-012-9437-y

Vuilleumier, C. , A. Borghi, P. Renard, D. Ottowitz, A. Schiller, R. Supper, and F. Cornaton , 2013, A method for the stochastic modeling of karstic systems accounting for geophysical data: an example of application in the region of Tulum, Yucatan Peninsula (Mexico). Hydrogeology Journal. 21(3):529-544 doi:10.1007/s10040-012-0944-1

Renard, P. and D. Allard, 2013, Connectivity metrics for subsurface flow and transport. Advances in Water Resources. 51(1):168-196 doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2011.12.001

Kerrou, J., P. Renard, F. Cornaton and P. Perrochet, 2013, Stochastic forecasts of seawater intrusion towards sustainable groundwater management: application to the Korba aquifer (Tunisia). Hydrogeology Journal. 21(2):425-440 doi:10.1007/s10040-012-0911-x

Ginsbourger, D., B. Rosspopoff, G. Pirot, N.Durrande, and P. Renard, 2013, Distance-based kriging relying on proxy simulations for inverse conditioning. Advances in Water Resources. 52:275-291 doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2012.11.019

Meerschman, E., Pirot, G., Mariethoz, G., Straubhaar, J., Van Meirvenne, M. and Renard, P. 2013. A practical guide to performing multiple-point statistical simulations with the Direct Sampling algorithm. Computers & Geosciences. 52:307-324 doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2012.09.019


Mariethoz, G., M. F. McCabe and P. Renard, 2012, Spatiotemporal reconstruction of gaps in multivariate fields using the direct sampling approach. Water Resources Research. doi:10.1029/2012WR012115

Allard, D., A. Comunian, and P. Renard, 2012, Probability Aggregation Methods in Geoscience. Mathematical Geosciences. 44(5):545-581 doi:10.1007/s11004-012-9396-3

dell'Arciprete, D., R. Bersezio, F. Felletti, M. Giudici, A. Comunian, and P. Renard, 2012, Comparison of three geostatistical methods for hydrofacies simulation: a test on alluvial sediments, Hydrogeology Journal, 20(2): 299-311, doi:10.1007/s10040-011-0808-0.

Comunian, A., P. Renard and J. Straubhaar, 2012, 3D multiple-point statistics simulation using 2D training images. Computers and Geosciences. 40(1):49-65, doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2011.07.009

Borghi, A., P. Renard, and S. Jenni, 2012, A pseudo-genetic stochastic model to generate karstic networks. Journal of Hydrology. 414-415(1): 516-529, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.11.032


Renard, P. J. Straubhaar, J. Caers, and G. Mariethoz, 2011, Conditioning facies simulations with connectivity data. Mathematical Geosciences. 43(8):879-903 doi:10.1007/s11004-011-9363-4

Mariethoz, G., P. Renard, and J. Straubhaar, 2011, Extrapolating the fractal characteristics of an image using scale-invariant multiple-point statistics. Mathematical Geosciences. 43(7):783-797, doi:10.1007/s11004-011-9362-5

Bayer, P., P. Huggenberger, P. Renard and A. Comunian, 2011, Three-dimensional high resolution fluvio-glacial aquifer analog: Part 1: Field study. Journal of Hydrology 405(1):1-9, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.03.038

Comunian, A. , P. Renard, J. Straubhaar and P. Bayer, 2011, Three-dimensional high resolution fluvio-glacial aquifer analog - Part 2: Geostatistical modeling. Journal of Hydrology 405(1):10-23 doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.03.037

Straubhaar, J., P. Renard, G. Mariethoz, R. Froidevaux, and O. Besson, 2011, An improved parallel multiple-point algorithm using a list approach. Mathematical Geosciences. 43(3): 305-328, doi:10.1007/s11004-011-9328-7


Mariethoz, G., P. Renard and J. Caers, 2010, Bayesian inverse problem and optimization with Iterative Spatial Resampling. Water Resources Research. 46(W11530), doi:10.1029/2010WR009274

Mariethoz, G., P. Renard and J. Straubhaar, 2010, The Direct Sampling method to perform multiple-points geostatistical simulations. Water Resources Research. 46(W11536) doi:10.1029/2008WR007621

Kerrou, J., P. Renard, G. Lecca and J. Tarhouni, 2010, Grid-enabled Monte Carlo analysis of the impacts of uncertain discharge rates on seawater intrusion in the Korba aquifer (Tunisia), Hydrological Sciences Journal, 55(8): 1325-1336. doi:10.1080/02626667.2010.519706

Cossu, R, M. Petitdidier, J. Linford, V. Badoux, L. Fusco, B. Gotab, L. Hluchy, G. Lecca, F. Murgia, C. Plevier, P. Renard, H. Schwichtenberg, W.S. de Cerff, V. Tran, G Vetois, 2010, A roadmap for a dedicated Earth Science Grid platform, Earth Science Informatics. 3(3): 135-148 10.1007/s12145-010-0045-4

Mariethoz, G. and P. Renard, 2010, Reconstruction of partial images and super-resolution using direct sampling, Mathematical Geosciences. 42(3): 245-268 doi:10.1007/s11004-010-9270-0

Alcolea, A., and P. Renard, 2010, The Blocking Moving Window algorithm. Conditioning Multiple-Point Simulations to Hydrogeological data. Water Resources Research. 46: W08511, doi:10.1029/2009WR007943

Kerrou, J., P. Renard and J. Tarhouni, 2010, Status of the Korba groundwater resources (Tunisia): observations 5 and three-dimensional modelling of seawater intrusion. Hydrogeology Journal. 18(5):1173-1190 doi:10.1007/s10040-010-0573-5

Kerrou, J., and P. Renard, 2010, A numerical analysis of dimensionality and heterogeneity effects on advective dispersive seawater intrusion processes. Hydrogeology Journal. doi:10.1007/s10040-009-0533-0


Mejias M, P. Renard, and D. Glenz, 2009, Hydraulic testing of low-permeability formations: A case study in the granite of Cadalso de los Vidrios, Spain. Engineering Geology. 107(3-4): 88-117 doi:10.1016/j.enggeo.2009.05.010

Mariethoz, G., P. Renard, and R. Froidevaux, 2009, Integrating collocated auxiliary parameters in geostatistical simulations using joint probability distributions and probability aggregation, Water Resour. Res., 45, W08421, doi:10.1029/2008WR007408

Renard, Ph., V. Badoux, M. Petitdidier, and R. Cossu, 2009, Grid Computing for Earth Science, EOS Transactions , 90(14): 117-119 doi:10.1029/2009EO140002

Alcolea, A., Ph. Renard, G. Mariethoz, and F. Bertone, 2009, Reducing the impact of a desalination plant using stochastic modeling and optimization techniques, Journal of Hydrology, 365(3-4): 275-288, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2008.11.034

Maxelon M., P. Renard, G. Courrioux, M. Brändli, and N. Mancktelow, 2009, A workflow to facilitate the three dimensional geometrical modelling of complex polydeformed geological units. Computers and Geosciences, 35(3): doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2008.06.005

Renard, Ph., D. Glenz, and M. Mejias, 2009, Understanding diagnostic plot for well test interpretation. Hydrogeology Journal, 17(3):589-600) doi:10.1007/s10040-008-0392-0

Mariethoz, G., P. Renard, F. Cornaton, and O. Jaquet, 2009, High resolution plurigaussian simulations of lithofacies and Monte-Carlo analysis. Ground Water, 47(1): 13-24 doi:10.1111/j.1745-6584.2008.00489.x

Comunian, A. and P. Renard, 2009, Wwhypda: a world wide hydrogeological parameters data base. Hydrogeology Journal, 17(2):481-489 doi:10.1007/s10040-008-0387-x


Simmons, C. and P. Renard, 2008, Editors' Message: the Hydrogeologist Time Capsule' archival video recordings of influential hydrogeologists, Hydrogeology Journal, 16(1): 1-3. doi:10.1007/s10040-007-0256-z

Kerrou, J., Ph Renard, H.J. Hendricks Franssen, I. Lunati, 2008, Issues in characterizing heterogeneity and connectivity in non-multiGaussian media. Advances in Water Resources. 31(1): 147-159. doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2007.07.002

Straubhaar, J., A. Walgenwitz, R. Froidevaux, P. Renard and O. Besson, 2008, Optimisation issues in 3D multiple-point statistics simulation. Paper presented at the VIII International Geostatistical Congress. Santiago, Chile. December 1-5.

Renard Ph., J. Caers, 2008, Conditioning facies simulations with connectivity data. Paper presented at the VIII International Geostatistical Congress. Santiago, Chile. December 1-5.


Renard, Ph., 2007, Stochastic hydrogeology: what do professional needs? Ground Water, 45(5): 531-541. 10.1111/j.1745-6584.2007.00340.x

Renard, Ph., 2008, La fin des certitudes? Bulletin d'Hydrogeologie, 22: 23-41,

Renard, Ph., 2007, Author's reply - Discussion of "Approximate Discharge for Constant Heat Test with Recharging Boundary" Groundwater. 45(6): 660 doi:10.1111/j.1745-6584.2007.00386_2.x

Kerrou, J., H.-J. Hendricks Franssen, P. Renard and I. Lunati, 2007, Can conditionning to transmissivity data worsen model predictions. Paper presented at the Sixth International conference on Calibration and Reliability in Groundwater Modelling. Credibility in Modelling. ModelCARE 2007.Held in Copenhagen, Denmark. 9-13 September 2007. Selected for publication in IAHS red book.

Kerrou, J., G. Lecca, F. Murgia, and P. Renard, 2007, Grid-enabled Simulation of the Impact of Exploitation Uncertainty on the Seawater Intrusion of the Korba Aquifer (Tunisia). In Proceedings of Regional impact of Information Society Technology in Africa ' IST Africa Conference ' 09-11 May 2007, Maputo, Mozambique. IIMC International Information Management Corporation

Bertone, F, P. Renard, J. Kerrou, P. Moix and P. Perrochet, 2007, An assessment of the groundwater resources in the western margin of the Taoudenni basin, Mauritania, in Chery, L. and de Marsily, G. Aquifer systems management. Darcy's legacy in a world of impending water shortage. IAH Selected papers on Hydrogeology. Vol. 10.


Milnes E., P. Perrochet, P. Renard, and F. Cornaton, 2006, Framework for a process-based salinisation risk assessment methodology: solute recycling versus primary groundwater salinisation, International Ground Water Symposium IAHR-GW2006, Groundwater Hydraulics in Complex Environments, Toulouse, June 12 to 14 2006.

Milnes E., Meilhac C., Yeo D., Renard Ph., Hunkeler D., Schnegg P., Bourret F., 2006. Hydrogeochemical and hydrogeological investigation in the Akrotiri aquifer: identification of multiple salinisation processes and implementation criteria for monitoring networks. Proceedings of the 1st joint SWIM-SWICA meeting, September 2006, Cagliari

Milnes E., P. Perrochet, P. Renard, and F. Cornaton, 2006, Framework for a process-based salinisation risk assessment methodology: solute recycling versus primary groundwater salinisation, International Ground Water Symposium IAHR-GW2006, Groundwater Hydraulics in Complex Environments, Toulouse, June 12 to 14 2006.


Gascoin, S., and P. Renard, 2005, Mod'lisation du bilan hydrologique de la partie sud de la mer d'Aral entre 1993 et 2001, l, 50(6), 1119-1135, doi:10.1623/hysj.2005.50.6.1119

Boronina, A., Ph. Renard, W. Balderer, and W. Stichler, 2005, Application of tritium in precipitation and in groundwater of the Kouris catchment (Cyprus) for description of the regional groundwater flow, Applied Geochemistry, 20(7), 1292-1308. doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2005.03.007

Boronina, A., W. Balderer, P. Renard and W. Stichler, 2005, Study of stable isotopes in the Kouris catchment (Cyprus) for the description of the regional groundwater flow, Journal of Hydrology, 308(1-4), 214-226, 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2004.11.001

Renard, Ph., 2005, The future of hydraulic tests. Hydrogeology Journal, 13(1), 259-262. doi:10.1007/s10040-004-0406-5

Marsily, G. de, F. Delay, J Gonçalvès, P. Renard, V. Teles, ans S. Violette, Dealing with spatial heterogeneity, Hydrogeology Journal, 13(1), 161-183 doi:10.1007/s10040-004-0432-3

Renard Ph., 2005, Hydraulics of wells and well testing. in Anderson M.G. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Hydrological Sciences, John Wiley and Sons, Vol. 4, pp. 2323-2340. doi:10.1002/0470848944.hsa154a

Renard, Ph, J. Gómez‐Hernández and S. Ezzedine, 2005, Characterization of porous and fractured media. in Anderson M.G. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Hydrological Sciences, John Wiley and Sons, Vol. 4, pp. 2229-2246. doi:10.1002/0470848944.hsa154

Renard, Ph., 2005, Approximate discharge for constant head test with recharging boundary, Groundwater, 53(3), 439-442. doi:10.1111/j.1745-6584.2005.0024.x

Kerrou J., P. Renard, I. Lunati and H.J. Hendricks Franssen, 2005, A synthetic study of the worth of transmissivity and head data to delineate groundwater protection zones in braided alluvial aquifers. in Bierkens M., Gehrely, J.C. and K. Kovar (Eds) Calibration and reliability in Groundwater Modelling. From uncertainty to decision making. MODELCARE 2005. IAHS Publ. 304. pp. 220-226


Ofterdinger, U.S., W. Balderer, S. Löw, and P. Renard, 2004, Environmental isotopes and hydrochemistry as indicators for groundwater flow systems in the Rotondo granite, Groundwater, 42(6): 868-879. doi:10.1111/j.1745-6584.2004.t01-5-.x

Benduhn, F., and P. Renard, 2004, Indirect estimation of groundwater inflows into the Aral sea via a coupled water and salt mass balance model, Journal of Marine Systems, 47: 35-50. 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2003.12.007

Demougeot-Renard, H., C. de Fouquet, P. Renard, 2004, Forecasting the number of soil samples required to reduce remediation costs uncertainty, Journal of Environmental Quality, 33(5): Q03-0354 doi:10.2134/jeq2004.1694

Milnes, E., and P. Renard, 2004, The problem of salt recycling and seawater intrusion in coastal irrigated plains: an example from the Kiti aquifer (Southern Cyprus), Journal of Hydrology, 288(3-4), 327-343. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2003.10.010


Boronina, A., P. Renard, W. Balderer, A., 2003, Groundwater resources in the Kouris catchment (Cyprus): Data analysis and numerical modelling, Journal of Hydrology, 271(1-4): 130-149. doi:10.1016/S0022-1694(02)00322-0


Renard, Ph., A. Genty and F. Stauffer, 2001, Laboratory determination of the full tensor of permeability of a sample, Journal of Geophysical Research, 106(B11): 26443-26452. doi:10.1029/2001JB000243


Renard, Ph., G. Le Loc'h, E. Ledoux, G. de Marsily and R. Mackay, 2000, A fast algorithm for the estimation of the equivalent hydraulic conductivity of heterogeneous porous media, Water Resources Research, 36(12): 3567-3580. doi:10.1029/2000WR900203


Bruel, D., E. Preziosi and P. Renard, 1998, Importance of 3D modeling in understanding high pressure develop'ments: The greater Alwyn Area - Viking Graben - North Sea. in GOCAD ENSG Conference, 3D Modeling of Natural Objects: A challenge for the 2000's, Nancy , 4-5 June 1998,


Renard, Ph. and G. de Marsily, 1997, Calculating the equivalent permeability: a review, Advances in Water Resources, 20(5-6): 253-278. doi:10.1016/S0309-1708(96)00050-4


Renard, Ph. and G. Le Loc'h, 1996, Une nouvelle technique de calcul de la perméabilité équivalente des milieux poreux: la renormalisation simplifiée, Compte Rendu de l'Académie des Sciences, Paris, Série II a, 323: 859-864.

Renard, Ph., 1996, Modélisation des écoulements en milieux poreux hétérogènes Calcul des perméabilités équivalentes, Thèse de Doctorat, Ecole des Mines de Paris. 246 pp.


Renard, Ph. and G. Courrioux, 1994, Three-dimensional geometric modeling of a faulted domain: the Soultz Horst example (Alsace, France), Computer & Geosciences, 20(9): 1379-1390. doi:10.1016/0098-3004(94)90061-2