Christian Burlet

Geologist
CB
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Key Publications
C. Burlet, Goethals, H. , and Vanbrabant, Y. , Delafossite structure of heterogenite polytypes (HCoO2) by Raman and infrared micro-spectroscopy, Spectrochimica Acta Part A, vol. 159, pp. 90-97, 2016.
C. Burlet, Vanbrabant, Y. , Piessens, K. , Welkenhuysen, K. , and Verheyden, S. , Niphargus : a silicon band-gap sensor temperature logger for high-precision environmental monitoring, Computers & Geosciences, vol. 74, pp. 50–59, 2015.
C. Burlet, Vanbrabant, Y. , Piessens, K. , Welkenhuysen, K. , and Verheyden, S. , Niphargus: a silicon band-gap sensor temperature logger for high-precision environmental monitoring, in EGU General Assembly, 2014, vol. 2014, p. id.16356.
C. Burlet, Vanbrabant, Y. , Goethals, H. , Thijs, T. , and Dupin, L. , Raman spectroscopy as a tool to characterize heterogenite (CoO$\cdot$OH) (Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of Congo)., Spectrochimica Acta Part A, vol. 80, pp. 138-147, 2011.
Key Projects

BruGeoTherMap : Valorisation du potentiel géothermique de la Région Bruxelles-Capitale - EU FEDER project

MICA – Material Intelligence Capacity Analysis - EU H2020 PROJECT

Professional experiences

01/04/2007 > ongoing: Geologist

Geological Survey of Belgium - Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences

Ore geology and mineralogy, geothermal energy, environmental monitoring, instrumentation development.

01/05/2004 > 31/03/2007: Environmental project leader

Geosan SA

▪    Soil and groundwater remediation: site assessment and characterisation, risk assessment.
▪    Groundwater monitoring
▪    Geological profiles
▪    GIS
 

01/11/2003 > 30/04/2004: Field geologist

Bureau Conseil en Géologie sprl

▪    Electrical tomography and seismic surveys
▪    Groundwater wells monitoring

2016

C. Burlet, Decrée, S. , and Vanbrabant, Y. , Manganese layered oxides (asbolane, lithipophorite and intermediates) identification and characterization by Raman and infrared spectroscopy., in Abstract book of the 5th International Geologica Belgica 2016 Congress, 2016.
C. Burlet and Vanbrabant, Y. , Aerial imagery from an high-altitude drifting balloon platform : applications in geohazards monitoring (Sierra Arana, Spain and Mons Province, Belgium), in Abstract book of the 5th International Geologica Belgica 2016 Congress, 2016.
C. Burlet, Decrée, S. , and Vanbrabant, Y. , Manganese layered oxides (asbolane, lithipophorite and intermediates) identification and characterization by Raman and infrared spectroscopy, in Book of abstracts of the 5th International Geologica Belgica 2016 Congress, 2016, vol. 2016.
C. Burlet and Vanbrabant, Y. , Aerial imagery from an high-altitude drifting balloon platform : applications in geohazards monitoring (Sierra Arana, Spain and Mons Province, Belgium), in Abstract book of the 5th International Geologica Belgica 2016 Congress, 2016.
C. Burlet, Decrée, S. , and Vanbrabant, Y. , Manganese layered oxides (asbolane, lithipophorite and intermediates) identification and characterization by Raman and infrared spectroscopy, in Book of abstracts of the 5th International Geologica Belgica 2016 Congress, 2016, vol. 2016.
C. Burlet and Vanbrabant, Y. , Aerial imagery from an high-altitude drifting balloon platform : applications in geohazards monitoring (Sierra Arana, Spain and Mons Province, Belgium), in Abstract book of the 5th International Geologica Belgica 2016 Congress, 2016.
J. Jaubert, Verheyden, S. , Genty, D. , Soulier, M. , Cheng, H. , Blamart, D. , Burlet, C. , Camus, H. , Delaby, S. , Deldicque, D. , R Edwards, L. , Ferrier, C. , Lacrampe-Cuyaubère, F. , Lévêque, F. , Maksud, F. , Mora, P. , Muth, X. , Régnier, É. , Rouzaud, J. - N. , and Santos, F. , Early Neanderthal constructions deep in Bruniquel Cave in southwestern France, Nature, vol. 534, pp. 111-114, 2016.
C. Burlet, Goethals, H. , and Vanbrabant, Y. , Delafossite structure of heterogenite polytypes (HCoO2) by Raman and infrared micro-spectroscopy, Spectrochimica Acta Part A, vol. 159, pp. 90-97, 2016.
J. Jaubert, Verheyden, S. , Genty, D. , Soulier, M. , Cheng, H. , Blamart, D. , Burlet, C. , Camus, H. , Delaby, S. , Deldicque, D. , R Edwards, L. , Ferrier, C. , Lacrampe-Cuyaubère, F. , Lévêque, F. , Maksud, F. , Mora, P. , Muth, X. , Régnier, É. , Rouzaud, J. - N. , and Santos, F. , Early Neanderthal constructions deep in Bruniquel Cave in southwestern France, Nature, vol. 534, pp. 111-114, 2016.
C. Burlet, Goethals, H. , and Vanbrabant, Y. , Delafossite structure of heterogenite polytypes (HCoO2) by Raman and infrared micro-spectroscopy, Spectrochimica Acta Part A, vol. 159, pp. 90-97, 2016.

2015

C. Burlet and Vanbrabant, Y. , High-altitude free balloon trajectory predictions and applications in remote sensing, in 22nd ESA Symposium on European Rocket and Balloon Programmes and Related Research, 7-12 June, Tromso, 2015.
C. Burlet, mateos, R. Maria, Azanon, J. Miguel, Perez, J. Vincente, and Vanbrabant, Y. , Aerial imagery and structure-from-motion based DEM reconstruction of region-sized areas (Sierra Arana, Spain and Namur Province, Belgium) using an high-altitude drifting balloon platform., in EGU General Assembly 2015, 12-17 April, Vienna, 2015.
C. Burlet, Vanbrabant, Y. , Piessens, K. , Welkenhuysen, K. , and Verheyden, S. , Electronique et géosciences: développement de capteurs environnementaux adaptés à la haute atmosphère et aux milieux souterrains., in Séminaire : New paleoclimate results for the Northern Levant inferred from Lebanese speleothems - 7 mai 2015, 2015.
C. Burlet, Vanbrabant, Y. , Piessens, K. , Welkenhuysen, K. , and Verheyden, S. , Niphargus : a silicon band-gap sensor temperature logger for high-precision environmental monitoring, Computers & Geosciences, vol. 74, pp. 50–59, 2015.

2014

C. Burlet, Vanbrabant, Y. , Piessens, K. , Welkenhuysen, K. , and Verheyden, S. , Le Niphargus, développement d'un enregistreur autonome de température basé sur un capteur monolithique à diode de silicium. Cas d'étude dans les grottes de Han-sur-Lesse et Remouchamps., in Journées 2014 de Spéléologie Scientifique, 2014, p. 8.
C. Burlet, Vanbrabant, Y. , Piessens, K. , Welkenhuysen, K. , and Verheyden, S. , Niphargus: a silicon band-gap sensor temperature logger for high-precision environmental monitoring, in EGU General Assembly, 2014, vol. 2014, p. id.16356.
C. Burlet, Vanbrabant, Y. , and Decrée, S. , Heterogenite vs asbolane: a mineralogical study of cobalt oxides from the DRC (Democratic Republic of the Congo), in EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 2014, vol. 2014, p. id.16334.
C. Burlet and Vanbrabant, Y. , Stratochip, a dual balloon high-altitude platform: controlled altitude flight experiments and potential applications in geosciences., in EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 2014, vol. 2014, p. id.16356.
D. Bonjean, Vanbrabant, Y. , Abrams, G. , Pirson, S. , Burlet, C. , Di Modica, K. , Otte, M. , Auwera, J. Vander, Golitko, M. , and Goemaere, E. , A new Cambrian black pigment used during the late Middle Palaeolithic discovered at Scladina Cave, Journal of Archaeological Science, 2014.
I. Crevecoeur, Skinner, M. M. , Bailey, S. E. , Gunz, P. , Bortoluzzi, S. , Brooks, A. S. , Burlet, C. , Cornelissen, E. , De Clerck, N. , Maureille, B. , Semal, P. , Vanbrabant, Y. , and Wood, B. , First Early Hominin from Central Africa (Ishango, Democratic Republic of Congo), PLoS ONE, vol. 9, p. e84652, 2014.
J. Kaija, Arvanitidis, N. , Burlet, C. , and Delfini, C. , Minerals4EU : A leading minerals intelligence network for Europe - project booklet. 2014.

2013

Y. Vanbrabant, Burlet, C. , and Louis, P. , Mineralogical Characterization of Cobaltic Oxides from the Democratic Republic of Congo, in Ni-Co 2013, T. P. Battle, Moats, M. , Cocalia, V. , Oosterhof, H. , Alam, S. , Allanore, A. , Jones, R. T. , Stubina, N. , Anderson, C. , and Wang, S. John Wiley & Sons, 2013, pp. 241-254.
L. Dupin, Nkono, C. , Muhashi, F. , Burlet, C. , and Vanbrabant, Y. , Land cover fragmentation using multi-temporal remote sensing on major mine sites in southern Katanga (Democratic Republic of Congo)., Advances in Remote Sensing, vol. 2, pp. 127-139, 2013.

2011

C. Burlet, Vanbrabant, Y. , Goethals, H. , Thijs, T. , and Dupin, L. , Raman spectroscopy as a tool to characterize heterogenite (CoO$\cdot$OH) (Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of Congo)., Spectrochimica Acta Part A, vol. 80, pp. 138-147, 2011.
01/01/2009 to 31/12/2011

GECO: Geology for an ECOnomic sustainable development

The Belgian Federal Government entrusted the Royal Museum for Central Africa and the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences to develop a ‘centre of excellence’ oriented towards a sustainable management of natural resources, especially those from Democratic Republic of Congo.
01/11/2008 to 31/10/2009

TRACE: TRACeability of hEterogenite

The TRACE project aims to develop tools oriented towards the analytical traceability of heterogenite, a secondary cobalt ore in Democratic Republic of Congo. The project is conducted in common with the research centre GECO and the TASK FORCE MIRECA.
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