Kristine Thorkildsen Jarsve


Pronouns: She/her
  • Doctoral Researcher

Research and expertise

I have a Bachelor’s degree in geophysics and a Master’s degree in geology and geohazards, specialising in landslides in soil and rock. My expertise is in landslide modelling (RAMMS, HiPIMS), hazard and risk evaluation and mitigation, and GIS analyses using eg., QGIS, GRASS GIS, and SAGA GIS.

Current Research Activity

  • Debris flow modelling
  • Hazard evaluation
  • Automatic landscape classification

Recent publications

Guo, F. - y., Meng, X. - m., Qi, T. - j., Dijkstra, T., Thorkildsen Jarsve, K., Yue, D. - x., Chen, G., Zhang, Y., Dou, X. - d. and Shi, P. - q. (2022). “Rapid onset hazards, fault-controlled landslides and multi-method emergency decision-making”. In: Journal of Mountain Science vol. 19, no. 5, pp. 1357–1369


I contribute to learning and teaching activities including:


  • CVA103/CVA105


I began my PhD in 2019, working on landslide hazards and landscape evolution in the south of Gansu Province, China.

Before joining Loughborough University, I worked in the Avalanche, Landslide, Flood, and River Management sector at the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate.