Projects

IALE 2017 European Congress

From 12 to 15 September 2017 the Landscape research unit of the department of Geography of Ghent University and IALE-Europe have organised the IALE 2017 European congress 'From pattern and process to …

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Non-invasive landscape Archaeology of the Great War

The Great War had an enormous impact on the landscape and can be seen as a cultural calamity. This event created a complete new landscape full of mud, craters and military structures. One hundred yea…

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Landscape perception, landscape experience, landscape and health

The PhD of Lien Dupont focused on the use of eye tracking in landscape perception research and aimed at analyzing how people observe landscapes. Therefore, experiments were performed with a remote RE…

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Perception and preference of designed landscapes using eye-tracking

The PhD project of Xinyi Zhou is focusing on perception and preference research of designed landscapes using eye tracking technology. Principles of landscape architecture and methodologies of environm…

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Historical and spatial dynamics & processes of mountain landscapes and its actors.

The majority of European landscapes are represented by a continuous and endless interaction between its natural and anthropogenic components. Through time, a shift from more ‘traditional’ towards post…

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Graben: Integrated geographical research for sustainable land management in the closed basins along the Rift Valley in northern Ethiopia

The project concerns a major development corridor of Ethiopia, the closed basins at the interface between the Highlands and the Rift Valley. Such basins are sensitive to environmental changes on the s…

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Landscape character assessment of cultural landscapes in Lushan National Park, China

Description of the project : National parks of China with unique natural and cultural landscape value are facing the rapid urbanization process and unsustainable tourism, which result in landscape fr…

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Assessment of Ecosystem Services and Optimization of Green Infrastructure Network in Urban-rural Gradients in China and Belgium

Green Infrastructure provides a range of ecosystem services such as carbon storage, runoff regulation, flood reduction, air purification, cooling, humidification, noise reduction and cultural service…

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Little Flanders Beyond Wales

Following the Norman-Conquest, Flemings settled in the British Isles. The only relatively well-documented community was in Pembrokeshire, South Wales, where King Henry I between 1107 and 1111 would ha…

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CHeriScape Cultural Heritage in Landscape

CHeriScape is a landscape-focussed network that originated as part of the transnational pilot call of the European Joint Programming Initiative on Cultural Heritage. Landscape and cultural heritage ar…

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