Publications

Accepted publications

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2017

  • Maes, J., Kervyn, M., de Hontheim, A., Dewitte, O., Jacobs, L., Mertens, K., Vanmaercke, M., Vranken, L., Poesen, J., 2017. Landslide risk reduction strategies: A review of practices and challenges for the tropics. Progress in Physical Geography, 41(2), 191-221 [I.F. 2.612]. DOI: 10.1177/0309133316689344 You can find this publication here!
  • Jacobs, L., Dewitte, O., Kabaseke, C., Kervyn, F., Maes, J., Mertens, K., Nobile, A., Sekajugo, J., Poesen, J., Samyn, D., Kervyn, M., 2017. Landslide Diversity in the Rwenzori Mountains (Uganda). Advancing Culture of Living with Landslides, pp.79-86. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-53498-5_10. You can find this publication here!
  • Jacobs, L., Maes, J., Mertens, K., Sekajugo, J., Thiery, W., van Lipzig, N., Poesen, J., Kervyn, M., Dewitte, O., 2017. Flash Floods in the Rwenzori Mountains—Focus on the May 2013 Multi-Hazard Kilembe Event. Advancing Culture of Living with Landslides, pp.631-641. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-53485-5_73. You can find this publication here!
  • Maes, J., Poesen, J., Parra, C., Kabaseke, C., Bwambale, B., Mertens, K., Jacobs, L., Dewitte, O., Vranken, L., de Hontheim, A., Kervyn, M., 2017. Landslide Risk Management in Uganda: A Multi-level Policy Approach. Advancing Culture of Living with Landslides, pp.395-403. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-53487-9_46. You can find this publication here!

2016

  • Mertens, K., Jacobs, L., Maes, J., Kabaseke, C., Maertens, M., Poesen, J., Kervyn, M., Vranken, L., 2016. The direct impact of landslides on household income in tropical regions: a case study on the Rwenzori Mountains in Uganda. Science of the Total Environment, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.01.171 Find this publication here or here!
  • Matthieu, K., Liesbet, J., Maes, J., Bih Che, V., de Hontheim, A., Dewitte, O., Isabirye, M., Sekajugo, J., Kabaseke, C., Poesen, J., Vranken, L., Mertens, K. 2016. Landslide resilience in Equatorial Africa: Moving beyond problem identification! Belgeo. doi: 10.4000/belgeo.15944 Find this publication, giving an overview of the AfReSlide project here!
  • Jacobs, L., Maes, J., Mertens, K. et al. Nat Hazards (2016). Reconstruction of a flash flood event through a multi-hazard approach: focus on the Rwenzori Mountains, Uganda. Natural Hazards. doi:10.1007/s11069-016-2458-y [I.F. 1.72]. Find this article here!
  • Jacobs, L., Dewitte, O., Poesen, J., Maes, J., Mertens, K., Sekajugo, J., Kervyn, M., 2016. Landslide characteristics and spatial distribution in the Rwenzori Mountains, Uganda. Journal of African Earth Sciences [I.F. 1.403]. Find this article here!

2015

  • Jacobs, L., Dewitte, O., Poesen, J., Delvaux, D., Thiery, W., Kervyn, M., 2015. The Rwenzori Mountains, a landslide-prone region?Landslides, doi: 10.1007/s10346-015-0582-5. [I.F. 2.870]  Find this publication here!

Submitted publications

  • Mertens, K., Maes, J., Jacobs, L., Kervyn, M., Poesen, J., Vranken, L. Why are households in landslide-prone areas less inclined to plant trees for landslide susceptibility reduction? submitted to Global Environmental Change
  • Maes, J., et al. Socio-political drivers and consequences of landslide and flood risk zonation: A case study of Limbe city, Cameroon. Submitted to Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space
  • Maes, J., et al. Questioning network governance for disaster risk management: Lessons learnt from landslide risk management in Uganda. Submitted to Environmental Science & Policy

 

Conference presentations

  • Jacobs, L., Maes, J., Mertens, K., Sekajugo, J., Thiery, W., van Lipzig, N., Poesen, J., Kervyn, M., Dewitte, O., 2016. Reconstruction of a flash flood event through a multi-hazard approach: focus on the Rwenzori Mountains, Uganda. 18th Joint Geomorphological Meeting (JGM) “Source to sink, from erosion to sedimentary archives”, Chambéry, France, 27 – 29 June 2016 (Oral).
  • de Hontheim, A., 2015. Du médium botaniste au faiseur de soleil : des réponses culturelles aux catastrophes naturelles et au climat dans les Rwenzori (Ouganda). Royal Academy for Overseas Sciences, Brussels, 15 March 2015.
  • de Hontheim, A., 2015. Coping with the Invisible: Some Bakonzo Cultural Responses to ‘Natural’ Disasters in the Rwenzori. Anthropology and Environment Society - American Anthropological Association, Denver, CO, 19 November 2015.
  • Dewitte, O., Albino, F., Basimike, J., Cirhuza, R., Delvaux, D., Draidia, S., Hamenyimana, J.-B., Havenith, H.-B., Kervyn, F., Kubwimana, D., Maki Mateso, J.-C., Michellier, C., Nahimana, L., Ndayisenga, A., Ngenzebuhoro, P.-C., Nkunzimana, A., Nkurunziza, P., Nshokano, J.-R., Sabushimike, J.-M., Simuzeye, T., Sindayihebura, B., Trefois, P., 2014 Landslide in the North Tanganyika - Kivu rift zones: towards a regional hazard assessment. Young Researchers Overseas - Royal Academy for Overseas Sciences, Brussels, 16 December 2014 (Poster).
  • Dewitte, O., Monsieurs, E., Jacobs, L., Delvaux, D., Draidia, S., Havenith, H.-B., Kirschbaum, D., Machiels, O., Maki Mateso, J.-C., Ntenge, A.J., Thierry, W., Kervyn, F., AfReSlide Team, GeoRisCA Team, Géorisques Team, RESIST Team, RGL_GEORISK Team, 2015. Landslide hazard in the equatorial region of the Western Branch of the East African Rift: towards a regional assessment. IAG Regional conference-2015 “Gradualism vs catastrophism in landscape evolution”, Barnaul, Russia, 02 – 04 July 2015 (Oral).
  • Dewitte, O., Monsieurs, E., Jacobs, L., Basimike, J., Delvaux, D., Draidia, S., Hamenyimana, J.-B., Havenith, H.-B., Kubwimana, D., Maki Mateso, J.-C., Michellier, C., Nahimana, L., Ndayisenga, A., Ngenzebuhoro, P.-C., Nkurunziza, P., Nshokano, J.-R., Sindayihebura, B., Trefois, P., Turimumahoro, D., Kervyn, F., 2015. Mapping landslide processes in the North Tanganyika – Lake Kivu rift zones: towards a regional hazard assessment. Geophysical Research Abstracts 17, EGU2015-6726, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 12 - 17 April 2015 (Oral).
  • Jacobs, L., Dewitte, O., Poesen, J., Kervyn, M., 2014. A first landslide inventory in the Rwenzori Mountains, Uganda: towards landslide susceptibility and hazard analysis. Young Researchers Overseas - Royal Academy for Overseas Sciences, Brussels, 16 December 2014 (Poster).
  • Jacobs, L., Dewitte, O., Poesen, J., Sekajugo, J., Maes, J., Mertens, K., Kervyn, M., 2015. A first landslide inventory in the Rwenzori Mountains, Uganda. Geophysical Research Abstracts 17, EGU2015-5997, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 12 - 17 April 2015 (Oral).
  • Jacobs, L., Dewitte O., Poesen, J., Maes, J., Mertens, K., Sekajugo, J., Guedjeo, C., Kervyn, M., 2015. Landslides in Equatorial Africa: ongoing work and perspectives: oral presentation at seminar, September 2015, CNR-IRPI, Perugia, Italy.
  • Maes, J., Poesen J., Kervyn M., 2014. Analysing risk management in Uganda: A multi-policy level approach for landslide. Young Researchers Overseas - Royal Academy for Overseas Sciences, Brussels, 16 December 2014 (Poster).
  • Maes, J., Kervyn, M., Vranken, L., Dewitte, O., Vanmaercke, M., Mertens, K., Jacobs, L., Poesen, J., 2015. Landslide risk reduction strategies: an inventory for the Global South. Geophysical Research Abstracts 17, EGU2015-5988, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 12 - 17 April 2015 (Oral).
  • Mertens, K., Jacobs, L., Maes, J., Kabaseke, C., Maertens, M., Poesen, J., Kervyn, M., Vranken, L., 2016. The impact of landslides on household income in tropical regions: a case study on the Rwenzori Mountains in Uganda, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE) conference in Oxford (Oral)
  • Mertens, K., Jacobs, L., Maes, J., Kervyn, M., Vranken, L., 2016. Farmers’ awareness on landslide susceptibility on their plots: a first step towards household resilience in the Rwenzori region, Western Uganda. European Geoscience Union (EGU), Vienna (Oral).
  • Mertens, K.,  Kervyn, M., Poesen, J., Vranken, L.,  2014. How landslides affect the wellbeing of rural households in the Rwenzori mountains, Western Uganda. Young Researchers Overseas - Royal Academy for Overseas Sciences, Brussels, 16 December 2014 (Poster).
  • Mertens, K., Kervyn, M., Poesen, J., Jacobs, L., Maes J., Kabaseke C., Vranken, L., Short presentation at the EAAE conference in Rome (08/05/2015): The differential impact of landslides on smallholder farmers in the Rwenzori Mountains, Uganda (Oral).
  • Mertens, K., May 2015. Seminar at the division of bio-economics: Estimating the impact of landslides on smallholder farmers in the Rwenzori Mountains, Uganda (KULeuven) (Oral)

Workshops

  • Jacobs, L., Monsieurs, E., Mertens, K., Maes, J., Sekajugo, J., Poesen, J., de Hontheim, A., Trefois, P., Vranken, L., Michellier, C., Dewitte, O., Kervyn, M., Kervyn, F., 2015. From Pixel to People: landslides in Equatorial Africa. ESA Land Training Course 2015, Bucharest (Poster).
  • Jacobs, L. 2015. Research Stay of 2 weeks at CNR-IRPI, Perugia, Italy (including oral presentation ‘Landslides in Equatorial Africa (September 2015)