The session will be organized at the Department of Geography  (Room Spork, Building B11),  but you first need upon arrival to do/pick up your registration at the same location.

Oral presentations (Room Spork, Building B11)

Keynote presentation

J. Poesen (KUL), Why Geomorphology matters ?

Theme 1. Geo-hazard

 INTRODUCTION : M. Kervyn (VUB), Geo-hazards: Research Achievements, Challenges and Perspectives

M. Bruwier (ULg), P. Archambeau, S. Erpicum, M. Pirotton, B. Dewals, To which extend inundations are influenced by urban patterns?

G. J. Gracius, P. Ozer (ULg), « Cap-Haïtien » or « how to ‘construct’ a flood risk in a decade »

K. Mertens (KUL), L. Vranken, Land transactions to change risk exposure? Landslides, land markets and social norms

T. Mugaruka Bibentyo (MRCA, Tervuren), S. Kulimushi Matabaro, W. Muhindo Sahani, O. Dewitte, Anatomy of Nyakavogo landslide (Bukavu, DR Congo): interplay between natural and anthropogenic factors

L. Nibigira (ULg), H.-B. Havenith, P. Archambeau, B. Dewals, Geohazards and flood risk assessment in Bujumbura / Burundi: Contribution of Numerical Modelling

Theme 2. Long-term geomorphology

 INTRODUCTION : V. Vanacker (UCL), N. Vandermaelen, B. Campforts, J. Schoonejans, K. Beerten, Constraining landscape evolution over 10 yr, 10 ky and 1 my time scales

N. Broothaerts (KUL), J.A. López-Sáez, G. Verstraeten, Quantifying long-term human impact in contrasting environments: a palynological and statistical approach

B. Campforts (KUL), W. Schwanghart, V. Vanacker, G. Govers, From landslide to alluvial fan: a process based model to evaluate the influence of sediment production and transport on landscape evolution

F. Clapuyt (UCL), V. Vanacker, F. Schlunegger, K. Van Oost, Long-term erosion rates in an earthflow-affected watershed in the Central Swiss Alps

L. Lamair (ULg), A.  Hubert-Ferrari, S. Yamamoto, M. Shishikuro, O. Fujiwara, E. Boes, S. Obrochta, A. Nakamura, Y. Miyairi, Y. Yokoyama, M. de Batist, V.M.A. Heyvaert and the QuakeRecNankai Team, Using lacustrine sediments to record past natural hazards: The case of Fuji Five Lakes (Japan)

J. Robinet (KUL), J.P.G. Minella, C.A.P. de Barros, A. Schlesner, A. Lücke, Y. Ameijeiras-Mariño, S. Opfergelt, J. Vanderborght, G. Govers, Impacts of the conversion of forest to arable land and long term agriculture practices on the water pathways in Southern Brazil

Theme 3. Contemporary geomorphic processes, land degradation, and soil and water conservation

 INTRODUCTION :  C. L. Bielders (UCL), Challenges and opportunities regarding land degradation and soil conservation

I. Alomía Herrera (UCL), P. Carrera Burneo, Environmental flow assessment in Andean rivers of Ecuador, case study: Chanlud and El Labrado dams in the Machangara River

A. Birhanu (UGent), I. Masihb, X. Caib, J. Nyssenc, P. van der Zaag, Impacts of land use and cover changes on the hydrology of Gumara catchment, Ethiopia 

A. Peeters (ULg), F. Petit, G. Houbrechts, Weir impacts on sediment transport and geomorphic response to their removal in the Bocq River (Belgium)

R. Rousseau (UCL), Spatial environmental determinants of the risk of tick-borne diseases in Walloon pastures

S. Rubin (UCL), Climate and environment in biological theory

Poster presentations (Building B11)

A 1 minute- 1 slide presentation will take place in Room Spork (B11), before the poster presentation

A. Amanejeiu, R.A. Feumba, R. Ngoufo, P. Ozer (ULg), Vulnerabilité aux inondations dans le contexte des changements climatiques à New-Bell Ngangue, un quartier planifie de la ville de Douala, Cameroun

J. Broeckx (KUL), M. Vanmaercke, R. Duchateau , J. Poesen, A data-based landslide susceptibility map of Africa

S. Bronfort, H. Yénoukoumè Hangnon, P. Ozer (ULg), Les stratégies d’adaptation face au risque d’inondation dans les zones d’habitat spontanés

B.R. Comoe, P. Ozer (ULg), Risk management in Ivory Coast: Case Study of Population Evictions in Port-Bouët, Abidjan

A.B. Heri-Kazi (UCL), C.L. Builders, Assessing the impacts of farming practices and soil and water conservation measures on soil erosion in South-Kivu, Eastern D.R. Congo

M.A. Lokossou, F. De Longueville, P. Ozer (ULg), Vulnérabilité et adaptation des communautés lacustres aux inondations à Sô-Ava dans la basse vallée de l’Ouémé au Bénin

J. Maes (KUL), J. Poesen, L. Vranken, C. Parra, L. Jacobs, K. Mertens, B. Bwambale, O. Dewitte, A. de Hontheim, C. Kabaseke, M. Kervyn, Social multi-criteria evaluation to identify appropriate landslide risk reduction measures: Application for the Rwenzori Mountains, Uganda

F. Makanzu Imwangana (MRCA, Tervuren), J. Moeyersons, P. Ozer, M. Ntombi, O. Dewitte, Gully erosion in Kinshasa: hydromorphogenic dynamics and development of prevention tools

M.L. Moulana (ULg), M. Guendouz, A. Hubert-Ferrari, Karstic phenomena of the BOUKADIR-Chlef. Geological, hydrogeological and mineralogical characterization

H. Meaza (UGent), J. Nyssen, J. Poesen, A. Zenebe, V. Van Eetvelde, B. Demissie, T.G. Asfaha, A. Frankl, Understanding water level fluctuations in (semi)closed marginal grabens under a fast growing irrigation development of north Ethiopia

M. Nouri (ULg), J.M. Halleux, P. Ozer, Contextual analysis of Algerian floods between 1921 and 2016

P. Ozer (ULg), Y.C. Hountondji, F. De Longueville, Recent evolution of the coastline in the Gulf of Guinea. Example of Togo and Benin (2000-2015)

O. Safrae (ULg), G. Elkhadir, N. Fagel, M. El Ouahabi, Removal of impurities released from phosphogypsum waste in aquatic environment using bentonite

D. Samyn (MRCA, Tervuren), N. Hisette, C. Kabaseke, L. Jacobs, F. Kervyn, Recent rock avalanches on Mt Baker, Rwenzori Mountains (Uganda, D.R. Congo): an example of landslide reconstruction in a remote, rugged, data-poor mountain environment

W. Swinnen (KUL), N. Broothaerts, G. Verstraeten, Modelling blanket peatland hydrology and Holocene peatland development in north-eastern Scotland

A.M. Syavulisembo (ULB), C. Michellier, E. Wolff, F. Kervyn, Analyse spatio-temporelle de la vulnerabilité de la Population face  à l’aléa Volcanique : le cas de Goma, République Démocratique du Congo

Y.D. Tomety, B. Dewals, P. Ozer (ULg), Exposition et vulnérabilité face aux risques d’inondation au Burkina Faso : Cas de la ville de Dori

N. Vandermaelen (UCL), V. Vanacker, K. Beerten, Constraining exposure age and erosion rates of the Kempen Plateau over the last 1 Ma

W. Vannoppen (KUL), J. Poesen, S. De Baets, M. Vanmaercke, P. Peeters, B. Vandevoorde, Effectiveness of plant roots in controlling rill and gully erosion: A case study on vegetation communities on river dikes

X. Wang (KUL),  T. Wang,  C. Cai, B. He, Spatial distribution of rock fragments in purple soil in Three Gorges Reservoir Area

T. Wuytack , G. De Cort, G.  Van Der Plas, E. Ryken, F. Mees, D. Verschuren (UGent), The African Anthropocene: land-use history in the central Rift Valley of Kenya based on analyses of clay minerals, particle size and charcoal in a continuous lake-sediment record

M.O. Zogning Moffo, P. Ozer (ULg), B. Dewals, Contribution des systèmes d’information geographique pour la Cartographie des zones à risques d’inondation à Yaounde