Cartography and GIS

Ph.D. theses

In progress

Kasper Cockx
Impact of land-use dynamics on external costs of transport: the case of Flanders
Prof. dr. Frank Canters, co-promoter: Prof. dr. Cathy Macharis (MOSI-T)

Tomas Crols
Development of an activity-based land-use change model for Flanders
Prof. dr. Frank Canters, co-promoter: Prof. dr. Roger White (Memorial University Newfoundland)

Luca Demarchi
Mapping of impervious surface distribution from hyperspectral imagery using pixel and sub-pixel classifiers:  impact on runoff and recharge modeling
Prof. dr. Frank Canters, co-promoter: Dr. Jonathan Cheung-Wai Chan

Sophie Mossoux
Volcano risk assessment around the Karthala (Union of the Comoros)
Promoters: Prof. dr. Matthieu Kervyn, Prof. dr. Frank Canters

Sven Vanderhaegen
Structural analysis of urban form and urban dynamics at intra-urban and inter-urban level
Prof. dr. Frank Canters
 

Recent

2013

Boud Verbeiren (HYDR/CGIS)
Improving spatiotemporal urban runoff estimation using Earth Observation based approaches
Promoters: Prof. dr. Okke Batelaan, Prof. dr. Frank Canters
 

2012

Marc M. Delgado
Assessing adoption and sustainability of agroforestry systems in upland areas in the tropics using geospatial tools and participatory approaches: The case of Claveria, the Philippines
Promoter: Prof. dr. Frank Canters, co-promoter: Prof. dr. Damasa Magcale Macandog (University of the Philippines Los Baños)

Juliette Dujardin (HYDR/CGIS)
Detailed groundwater recharge estimation for urban environments: a remote sensing supported procedure for groundwater risk management
Promoters: Prof. dr. Okke Batelaan (HYDR), Prof. dr. Frank Canters

Jef Dams (HYDR/CGIS)
Hydrological impact analysis of land-use and climate change
Promoters: Prof. dr. Okke Batelaan (HYDR), Prof. dr. Frank Canters

Jianglin Ma
Towards an operational approach for superresolution enhancement of multi-angle remote sensing imagery
Promoter: Prof. dr. Frank Canters, co-promoter: Dr. Jonathan Cheung-Wai Chan
 

2011

Tim Van de Voorde
Mapping, monitoring and modelling urban areas with medium-resolution satellite imagery: a multi-resolution approach for characterising the dynamics of urban form and function
Promoter: Prof. dr. Frank Canters
 

2008

Pendo Maro (FARD/CGIS)
Environmental change in Lesotho: An analysis of causes and consequences of land use change in the Lowland region
Promoter: Prof. dr. Marc Van Molle, co-promoter: Dr. Jonathan Cheung-Wai Chan