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6 JUNE 2017 —  DEPARTMENT |  CARTOGRAPHY & GIS

Jiao Liu successfully defends his PhD

On the 30th of September 2017, Jiao Liu successfully defended his joint PhD at the Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography (XIEG, Chinese Academy of Sciences) in Urumqi (China). He obtained the title of Doctor in Sciences: Geography, UGent and Doctor in Cartography and GIS, the University of Academy of Sciences. The title of his doctorate is “Hydrological processes and impacts of climate change in the alpine catchment in the arid region - A case study on the Yarkant River basin in Karakoram” and was supervised by prof. dr. Philippe De Maeyer of the Department of Geography, UGent, and prof. Tie Liu of XIEG.