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Dr. Soetkin Vervust


Soetkin.Vervust@UGent.be

+32 (0)9 264 47 27

Krijgslaan 281, S8, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Lok. 40.08.120.062

Soetkin Vervust is a doctoral researcher at the Geography Department since 2011. Her PhD research is funded by the Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO) and focuses on the Carte de cabinet of count de Ferraris (18th c.) and the use of digital techniques for the study of old maps. Since 2015 she serves as Executive Secretary of the ICA Commission on the History of Cartography.

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  • Vervust (2016) — Deconstructing the Ferraris maps (1770-1778): a study of the map production process and its implications for geometric accuracy.
  • Claeys Boùùaert, De Baets, Vervust, Neutens, De Maeyer, Van de Weghe (2016) — Computation and visualisation of the accuracy of old maps using differential distortion analysis. (In: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SCIENCE)
  • Vervust (2016) — Count de Ferraris's maps of the Austrian Netherlands (1770s): Cassini de Thury's geodetic contribution. (In: IMAGO MUNDI-THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR THE HISTORY OF CARTOGRAPHY)
  • Vervust (2015) — Een stukje Frankrijk.
  • Vervust (2015) — Habsburgse kaarten met Franse wetenschappelijke flair: de circulatie van karteerprincipes in de achttiende eeuw geïllustreerd aan de hand van de Ferrariskaarten. (In: CAERT-THRESOOR)
  • Ooms, De Maeyer, De Wit, Maddens, Nuttens, Van de Weghe, Vervust (2015) — Design and use of web lectures to enhance GIS teaching and learning strategies: the students' opinions. (In: CARTOGRAPHY AND GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE)
  • Vervust, Tallir (2014) — De Belgische provincie Limburg op de Kabinetskaart van Ferraris (1770-1778). (In: CAERT-THRESOOR)
  • De Coene, Ongena, Stragier, Vervust, Bracke, De Maeyer (2012) — Ferraris, the legend. (In: CARTOGRAPHIC JOURNAL)