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Research projects

01/01/2008 to 31/12/2009

Geology and tourism in Belgium

The project aims at promoting tourist activities involving earth sciences. It offers descriptions and practical information about a wide range of museums, mines, underground quarries, caves and geosites.
01/01/2007 to 31/12/2014

Archaeosciences applied to sites in the Brussels Capital Region

Archaeozoological, archaeobotanical and anthropological analyses on sites from the Brussels-Capital Region in order to reconstruct the former environment, agricultural practices, human diet and health, and funerary practices.
01/01/2007 to 31/12/2012

Geopark in Vietnam

The contribution of the Geological Survey of Belgium to the preparation of the Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark (Ha Giang province, Vietnam) as member of the Global Network of Geoparks.
King's brain
01/10/2005 to 31/12/2016

General structure an evolution of the brain of ornithopod dinosaurs

The purpose of this project is to describe the endocranial casts (in silicone and virtual) of ornithopod dinosaurs from Europe and Asia, and establish comparisons with other archosaurs.

01/01/2005 to 31/12/2014

Archaeosciences applied to sites in Wallonia

Set up of an expert team in archaeosciences dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of sites in Wallonia.The team members assist the archaeologists in the field and, through their lab analyses, assure the reconstruction of the former environment and subsistence practices.The team collaborates to the preparation of publications and exhibits.
Brabant Massif subcrop map
01/01/2004 to 31/12/2006

Subcrop map: Brabant Massif

The Brabant Massif is the basement of Flanders. It contains the oldest deposits known in Belgium, which are rocks that were deposited as sediments 550 million years old. A cover of young deposits, hides the largest part of the Brabant Massif. Only its southern part, close to the border of Flanders, is exposed in a few outcrops.
01/01/2004 to 31/12/2006


Ground movements revealed by radar interferometry.
16/10/2002 to 16/10/2004

Tertiary isohypse-maps

By using the available geological datas (drillings, exposures, seismic profiles, geophysical logs...) isohypse-maps will be created at the base of each tertiary formations in Flanders and Walloon-Brabant. Using all exposures and drillings datas, extracted from the archives of the GSB (Geological Survey of Belgium), DOV (underground databank of...
01/10/2002 to 31/12/2003

Hydrogeological Time series Datas

Analysis and valorisation of long term hydrogeological time series of groundwater levels
01/01/2002 to 31/12/2006

IUAP Project: The Land of Sumer and Akkad

The main objective of this IUAP- project is to investigate the interaction between the palaeoenvironments and the development of the social, political, and economic institutions of the populations in Mesopotamia in the middle and late Holocene.


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