Research in the department

Research units

3D Data Acquisition

The 3D Data Acquisition research group focuses on all modern techniques of surveying: survey engineering, remote sensing, photogrammetry and hydrography.

Cartography & GIS

The research group CartoGIS focusses on the techniques for analysing geographical data and for visualizing these on maps.

Physical Geography

The Physical Geography research group of Ghent University focuses on man-environment interactions in the context of a changing environment.

Landscape Research

The Landscape Research group builds on a long tradition initiated by the holistic and interdisciplinary approach of the regional geography.

Social and Economic Geography

The SEG research group focuses on all social and economic activities and developments on the earth's surface.

Scientific output