Prof.dr. G. Govers


Current research

(the most recent research is at the top)
Project leader The environmental and socio-economic contribution of palm geotextiles to sustainable development and soil conservation (BORASSUS)
Project leader Twinning European and Latin-American river basins for research enabling sustainable water resources management (TWINLATIN)
Project leader The sensitivity of river systems to human actions and climatic events across different environments: a Holocene perspective
Researcher Desertification monitoring and control using GIS and remote sensing techniques, east Damascus, Syria
Supervisor Spatial and temporal variation of landsliding in the Flemish Ardennes, Belgium
Researcher Exploratory study with respect to mass movements in the Flemish Ardennes
Supervisor Resistance of topsoils to concentrated flow erosion
Supervisor Land degradation and rehabilitation at the scale of Giba catchment, Tigray, Ethiopia
Supervisor Towards integrated catchment management in tropical mountain areas: the problem of sediment management, Paute catchment, Ecuador
Supervisor Land use change modeling in the karstic mountaineous area of Thuan Chau, Son La province, Vietnam
Project leader Testing of conservation tillage systems in a loess area
Project leader Surface fluxes of carbon and soil particles and their relation with carbon sequestration
Supervisor The relevance of actual process measurements for the reconstruction of landscape evolution over longer time spans and for larger spatial units
Project leader Development of GIS-procedures for environmental modelling
Project leader Rural development in the mountain karst area of NW Vietnam by sustainable water and land management and social learning: its condition and facilitation
Supervisor Quantification and modelling of the sedimentological and morphological dynamics of tidal marshes in the Scheldt estuary
Project leader Sediment delivery to watercourses from rural areas: assessment and evaluation of control measures
Project leader The geometry and organisation of fluvial systems: are they controlled by general principles?
Project leader Development and evaluation of a spatially distributed sediment delivery model
Researcher Diagnosis and remediation of soil degradation in the Austro Ecuatoriano
Supervisor Spatial variability of sediment yield on the Iberian Peninsula
Project leader Impact of drilling density and wheat root characteristics on soil erosion by concentrated overland flow
Supervisor Analysis of conditions leading to gullies found under forest: case-study Meerdaal forest (Belgium)
Supervisor Assessment and modelling of soil losses due to root and tuber harvesting (SLRTH)
Project leader Fighting desertification in the Tigray highlands (North-Ethiopia): lessons to be learnt from failures and successes of soil erosion control techniques
Supervisor The Holocene landscape evolution of the Bardenas Reales, Ebro basin, Spain

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