Partner 3 – KU Leuven 

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, KU Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200E (Box 2411), 3001 Leuven, Belgium

Involved personnel

Institute KU Leuven
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Profile The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the KU Leuven carries out state-of-the-art scientific research with respect to the functioning of geo- and ecosystems at different spatial and temporal scales, including the interaction between humans and the environment and the sustainable management of natural resources. The department aims at providing attractive academic training at an international level in the fields of Bio-engineering, Geology, Geography and Tourism. The department aims at making an important contribution to the scientific understanding of societal issues such as environmental pollution, food production, climate change, nature and landscape management, soil and water management, exploitation of underground resources, rural and urban development, international development collaboration and tourism.
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Role in the project WP5 leader
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Prof Dr. ir. Guido Wyseure

Division of Soil and Water Management
Tel. +32 16 32 96 61

Soil and water engineer specialist in small scale hydrology, irrigation and drainage.
Special interest in rural development.

guido wyseure
Prof Dr. ir. Jan Diels Division of Soil and Water Management
Tel: +32 16 32 97 44

Soil physicist, specialist in nutrient cycling, transport of dissolved organic carbon and water management for agriculture and ecology jan diels
Prof Dr. ir.
Liesbet Vranken
Division of Bioeconomics
Tel. +32 16 32 23 95

Bio-science economist specialist in behaviour of economic agents towards sustainable food consumption, production and land use  liesbeth vranken