Welcome to the Department of Geography

Geography is a broad discipline linking human and natural sciences. Consequently, the department of Geography is involved with a wide interest of research and great variety of tasks in education and consultancy.

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Research

As one of the largest geography departments in Europe, we do an astonishing amount of high-quality research.

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Recent publications

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Lanckriet, S., Frankl, A., Mesfin, G., Descheemaeker, K., & Nyssen, J. (2015). Gully cut- and- fill cycles as related to agromanagement: a historical curve number simulation in the Tigray Highlands. EARTH SURFACE PROCESSES AND LANDFORMS, 40(6), 796–808.
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Fransen, K., Neutens, T., De Maeyer, P., & Deruyter, G. (2015). A commuter-based two-step floating catchment area method for measuring spatial accessibility of daycare centers. HEALTH & PLACE, 32, 65–73.
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Frankl, A., Seghers, V., Stal, C., De Maeyer, P., Petrie, G., & Nyssen, J. (2015). Using image-based modelling (SfM-MVS) to produce a 1935 ortho-mosaic of the Ethiopian highlands. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DIGITAL EARTH, 8(5), 421–430.
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