Publications and communications of Vanmaercke, Matthias

Vanmaercke, M., Hargeweyn, N., Zenebe, A., Nyssen, J., & Poesen, J. (In press). Sediment yield and reservoir siltation in Tigray, Ethiopia. In J. Nyssen, Geo-Trekking in Ethiopia’s Tropical Mountains - The Dogu’a Tembien District. Springer.

Zenebe, A., Vanmaercke, M., Guyassa, E., Poesen, J., Verstraeten, G., & Nyssen, J. (In press). The Giba, Tanqwa and Tsaliet rivers in the headwaters of the Tekezze basin. In J. Nyssen, Geo-Trekking in Ethiopia’s Tropical Mountains - The Dogu’a Tembien District. Springer.

Beckers, V., Beckers, J., Vanmaercke, M., Van Hecke, E., Van Rompaey, A., & Dendoncker, N. (2018). Modelling Farm Growth and Its Impact on Agricultural Land Use: A Country Scale Application of an Agent-Based Model. Land, 7 (3). doi:10.3390/land7030109

Broeckx, J., Maertens, M., Isabirye, M., Namazzi, B., Tamale, J., Jacobs, L., Vanmaercke, M., Thierry, W., Kervyn, M., Vranken, L., & Poesen, J. (2018). Landslide susceptibility and rates in the Mount Elgon region, Uganda. Paper presented at EGU General Assembly 2018, Vienna, Austria.

Broeckx, J., Maertens, M., Isabirye, M., Namazzi, B., Tamale, J., Jacobs, L., Vanmaercke, M., Thierry, W., Kervyn, M., Vranken, L., & Poesen, J. (2018). Landslide susceptibility and mobilization rates in the Mount Elgon region, Uganda. Landslides. doi:10.1007/s10346-018-1085-y

Broeckx, J., Vanmaercke, M., Duchateau, R., & Poesen, J. (2018). A data-based landslide susceptibility map of Africa. Earth-Science Reviews, 185, 102-121. doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2018.05.002

De Geeter, S., Vanmaercke, M., & Poesen, J. (2018). Modelling gully erosion and its impact on catchment sediment yields at the continental scale. Paper presented at Young Researcher Day, Brussels, Belgium.

Golosov, V., Yermolaev, O., Rysin, I., Vanmaercke, M., Medvedeva, R., & Zaytseva, M. (2018). Mapping and spatial-temporal assessment of gully density in the Middle Volga region, Russia. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. doi:10.1002/esp.4435

Poesen, J., Broeckx, J., & Vanmaercke, M. (2018). Landslide susceptibility in Africa and the Mt Elgon region. Paper presented at Final Workshop VLIR-Team Surelive project, Mbale and Kampala, Uganda.

Taye, G., Vanmaercke, M., Poesen, J., Van Wesemael, B., Tesfaye, S., Teka, D., Nyssen, J., Deckers, J., & Haregeweyn, N. (2018). Determining RUSLE P- and C-factors for stone bunds and trenches in rangeland and cropland, North Ethiopia. Land Degradation and Development, 29 (3), 812-824. doi:10.1002/ldr.2814

Twongyirwe, R., Opio, A., Van Rompaey, A., Vanmaercke, M., & Poesen, J. (2018). Analysis of past an projkected future land use change and its impact on sediment fluxes in the Rwizi catchment. Paper presented at Workshop on Disaster Reduction (DRR): example from landslides and storms in Central Africa, Kampala, Uganda.

Vanmaercke, M. (2018). Predicting soil erosion at continental scales: bridging the gap between hillslopes and catchments. Paper presented at EGU General Assembly 2018, Vienna, Austria.

Vanmaercke, M., Makanzu Imwanga, F., Dewitte, O., & Poesen, J. (2018). Gully erosion and its impacts: some examples. Poster session presented at Workshop on Disaster Reduction (DRR): example from landslides and storms in Central Africa, Kampala, Uganda.

Vanmaercke, M., Makanzu Imwangana, F., Cogels, S., Dewitte, O., Trefon, T., Bielders, C., Poesen, J., Wazi Nandefo, N., & Mbalanda Lawunda, W. (2018). Prevention and Mitigation of Urban Gullies: Lessons learned from Failures and Successes. Paper presented at EGU General Assembly 2018, Vienna, Austria.

Vanmaercke, M., Makanzu Imwangana, F., Cogels, S., Dewitte, O., Trefon, T., Bielders, C., Poesen, J., Wazi Nandefo, R., & Mbalanda Lawunda, W. (2018). Prevention and Mitigation of Urban Gullies: Lessons learned from Failures and Successes. Poster session presented at AfreSlide Workshop on Disaster Reduction (DRR): examples from landslides and storms in Central Africa, Kampala, Uganda.

Vanmaercke, M., & Poesen, J. (2018). Modeling gully erosion at regional and continental scales: lessons learned from (meta-)data analyses. Paper presented at Workshop Gully erosion inventory and proposal for a modelling activity, Ispra, Italy.

Broeckx, J., Vanmaercke, M., Duchateau, R., & Poesen, J. (28 April 2017). A landslide susceptibility map of Africa. Paper presented at European Geoscience Union General Assemby 2017, Vienna, Austria.

Vanmaercke, M., Pelckmans, I., & Poesen, J. (25 April 2017). Predicting gully densities at sub-continental scales: a case study for the Horn of Africa. Paper presented at European Geoscience Union General Assemby 2017, Vienna, Austria.

Taye, G., Poesen, J., Vanmaercke, M., Van Wesemael, B., Tesfay, S., Teka, D., Nyssen, J., Deckers, J., & Haregeweyn, N. (24 April 2017). Determining RUSLE P-factors for stonebunds and trenches in rangeland and cropland, Northern Ethiopia. Paper presented at European Geoscience Union General Assemby 2017, Vienna, Austria.

Vanmaercke, M., & Poesen, J. (24 April 2017). Geomorphic and Hydrological challenges in Africa: implications for soil and water conservation. Paper presented at European Geoscience Union General Assemby 2017, Vienna, Austria.

Beckers, V., Beckers, J., Vanmaercke, M., Van Hecke, E., Dendoncker, N., & Van Rompaey, A. (2017). Spatially explicit farmer population modelling in Belgium. Paper presented at 7th Belgian Geography Day, Liege, Belgium.

Broeckx, J., Vanmaercke, M., Duchateau, R., & Poesen, J. (2017). A data-based landslide susceptibility map of Africa. Paper presented at 7th Belgian Geography Day, Liege, Belgium.

Maes, J., Kervyn, M., de Hontheim, A., Dewitte, O., Jacobs, L., Mertens, K., Vanmaercke, M., Vranken, L., & Poesen, J. (2017). Landslide risk reduction measures: a review of practices and challenges for the tropics. Progress in Physical Geography. doi:10.1177/0309133316689344

Tan, Z., Leung, L. R., Li, H., Tesfa, T., Vanmaercke, M., Poesen, J., Zhang, X., Lu, H., & Hartmann, J. (2017). A Global Data Analysis for Representing Sediment and Particulate Organic Carbon Yield in Earth System Models. Water Resources Research, 53 (12), 10674-10700. doi:10.1002/2017WR020806

Vanmaercke, M., Ardizzone, F., Rossi, M., & Guzzetti, F. (2017). Exploring the effects of seismicity on landslides and catchment sediment yield: An Italian case study. Geomorphology, 278, 171-183. doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.11.010

Vanmaercke, M., Makanzu Imwangana, F., Cogels, S., Dewitte, O., Trefon, T., Bielders, C., Poesen, J., Wazi Nandefo, R., & Mbalanda Lawunda, W. (2017). Prevention and Mitigation of Urban Gullies (PREMITURG): Lessons learned from Failures and Successes. Paper presented at Multidisciplinary Workshop Disasters and Resilience in the 21st century, Brussels, Belgium.

Vanmaercke, M., & Poesen, J. (2017). Predicting gully erosion at regional scales: an empirical approach. Paper presented at Erosion Modelling Workshop, Ispra, Italy.

Vanmaercke, M., Poesen, J., & Broeckx, J. (2017). Measured soil erosion and catchment sediment yield data from Africa: an overview. Paper presented at PAGES-GLoSS (Past Global Changes – Global Soil and Sediment Transfers in the Anthropocene) database meeting.

Vannoppen, W., Poesen, J., De Baets, S., Vanmaercke, M., Peeters, P., & Vandevoorde, B. (2017). Effectiveness of plant roots in controlling rill and gully erosion: A case study on vegetation communities on river dikes. Paper presented at 7th Belgian Geography Day, Liege, Belgium.

Vigiak, O., Malagó, A., Bouraoui, F., Vanmaercke, M., Obreja, F., Poesen, J., Habersack, H., Fehér, J., & Grošelj, S. (2017). Modelling sediment fluxes in the Danube River Basin with SWAT. Science of the Total Environment, 599-600, 992-1012. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.04.236

Broeckx, J., Vanmaercke, M., Bălteanu, D., Chendeş, V., Sima, M., Enciu, P., & Poesen, J. (2016). Linking landslide susceptibility to sediment yield at regional scale: application to Romania. Geomorphology, 268, 222-232. doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.06.012

Vanmaercke, M., Poesen, J., Van Mele, B., Demuzere, M., Bruynseels, A., Golosov, V., Bezerra, J. F. R., Bolysov, S., Dvinskih, A., Frankl, A., Fuseina, Y., Guerra, A. J. T., Haregeweyn, N., Ionita, I., Makanzu Imwangana, F., Moeyersons, J., Moshe, I., Nazari Samani, A., Niacsu, L., & Yermolaev, O. (2016). How fast do gully headcuts retreat? Earth-Science Reviews, 154, 336-355. doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2016.01.009

Vermeiren, K., Vanmaercke, M., Beckers, J., & Van Rompaey, A. (2016). ASSURE: a model for the simulation of urban expansion and intra-urban social segregation. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 30 (12), 2377-2400. doi:10.1080/13658816.2016.1177641

Zhao, J., Vanmaercke, M., Chen, L., & Govers, G. (2016). Vegetation cover and topography rather than human disturbance control gully density and sediment production on the Chinese Loess Plateau. Geomorphology, 274, 92-105. doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.09.022

Haregeweyn, N., Poesen, J., Tsunekawa, A., Tsubo, M., Vanmaercke, M., Zenebe, A., Nyssen, J., Meshesha, D., & Adgo, E. (2015). Sediment yield variability at various catchment scales and its impact on reservoirs in the Ethiopian highlands. In P. Billi (Ed.), Landscapes and Landforms of Ethiopia (pp. 227-238). Elsevier.

Ryken, N., Vanmaercke, M., Wanyama, J., Isabirye, M., Vanonckelen, S., Deckers, J., & Poesen, J. (2015). Impact of papyrus wetland encroachment on spatial and temporal variabilities of stream flow and sediment export from wet tropical catchments. Science of the Total Environment, 511, 756-766. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.12.048

Schotmans, J., Poesen, J., & Vanmaercke, M. (2015). Hoe zijn ravijnen in oude bossen ontstaan? Studiegeval Neigembos. Jaarboek ...: de Aardrijkskunde.

Taye, G., Poesen, J., Vanmaercke, M., Van Wesemael, B., Martens, L., Teka, D., Nyssen, J., Deckers, J., Vanacker, V., Haregeweyn, N., & Hallet, V. (2015). Evolution of the effectiveness of stone bunds and trenches in reducing runoff and soil loss in the semi-arid Ethiopian highlands. Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, 59 (4), 477-493. doi:10.1127/zfg/2015/0166

Vanmaercke, M., Poesen, J., Govers, G., & Verstraeten, G. (2015). Quantifying human impacts on catchment sediment yield: A continental approach. Global and Planetary Change, 130, 22-36. doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2015.04.001

Vannoppen, W., Vanmaercke, M., De Baets, S., & Poesen, J. (2015). A review of the mechanical effects of plant roots on concentrated flow erosion rates. Earth-Science Reviews, 150, 666-678. doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2015.08.011

Vigiak, O., Malagó, A., Bouraoui, F., Vanmaercke, M., & Poesen, J. (2015). Adapting SWAT hillslope erosion model to predict sediment concentrations and yields in large Basins. Science of the Total Environment, 538, 855-875. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.08.095

De Vente, J., Poesen, J., Verstraeten, G., Govers, G., Vanmaercke, M., Van Rompaey, A., Arabkhedri, M., & Boix-Fayos, C. (2014). Corrigendum to "Predicting soil erosion and sediment yield at regional scales: Where do we stand?" [Earth-Sci. Rev. 127 (2013) 16-29]. Earth-Science Reviews, 133, 94. doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2014.03.002

Nadal-Romero, E., Martínez-Murillo, J. F., Vanmaercke, M., & Poesen, J. (2014). Corrigendum to "Scale-dependency of sediment yield from badland areas in Mediterranean environments" (Progress in Physical Geography 35 (3) (2011) 297-332). Progress in Physical Geography, 38 (3), 381-386. doi:10.1177/0309133312447025

Vanmaercke, M., Kettner, A. J., van Den Eeckhaut, M., Poesen, J., Mamaliga, A., Verstraeten, G., Rãdoane, M., Obreja, F., Upton, P., Syvitski, J. P. M., & Govers, G. (2014). Moderate seismic activity affects contemporary sediment yields. Progress in Physical Geography, 38 (2), 145-172. doi:10.1177/0309133313516160

Vanmaercke, M., Obreja, F., & Poesen, J. (2014). Seismic controls on contemporary sediment export in the Siret river catchment, Romania. Geomorphology, 216, 247-262. doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2014.04.008

Vanmaercke, M., Obreja, F., Poesen, J., Bentley, S. J., Xu, Y. J., Collins, A. L., Stone, M., Allison, M. A., Horowitz, A. J., Erskine, W. D., & Golosov, V. (2014). Impact of earthquake-triggered landslides on catchment sediment yield. IAHS-AISH Proceedings and Reports, 367, 291-296. doi:10.5194/piahs-367-291-2015

Vanmaercke, M., Poesen, J., Broeckx, J., & Nyssen, J. (2014). Sediment yield in Africa. Earth-Science Reviews, 136, 350-368. doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2014.06.004

De Vente, J., Poesen, J., Verstraeten, G., Govers, G., Vanmaercke, M., Van Rompaey, A., Arabkhedri, M., & Boix-Fayos, C. (2013). Predicting soil erosion and sediment yield at regional scales: Where do we stand? Earth-Science Reviews, 127, 16-29. doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2013.08.014

Taye, G., Poesen, J., Wesemael, B. V., Vanmaercke, M., Teka, D., Deckers, J., Goosse, T., Maetens, W., Nyssen, J., Hallet, V., & Haregeweyn, N. (2013). Effects of land use, slope gradient, and soil and water conservation structures on runoff and soil loss in semi-arid Northern Ethiopia. Physical Geography, 34 (3), 236-259. doi:10.1080/02723646.2013.832098

Zenebe, A., Vanmaercke, M., Poesen, J., Verstraeten, G., Haregeweyn, N., Haile, M., Amare, K., Deckers, J., & Nyssen, J. (2013). Spatial and temporal variability of river flows in the degraded semi-arid tropical mountains of northern Ethiopia. Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, 57 (2), 143-169. doi:10.1127/0372-8854/2012/0080

Maetens, W., Poesen, J., & Vanmaercke, M. (2012). How effective are soil conservation techniques in reducing plot runoff and soil loss in Europe and the Mediterranean? Earth-Science Reviews, 115 (1-2), 21-36. doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2012.08.003

Maetens, W., Vanmaercke, M., Poesen, J., Jankauskas, B., Jankauskiene, G., & Ionita, I. (2012). Effects of land use on annual runoff and soil loss in Europe and the Mediterranean: A meta-analysis of plot data. Progress in Physical Geography, 36 (5), 599-653. doi:10.1177/0309133312451303

Vanmaercke, M., Kettner, A., Van Den Eeckhaut, M., Poesen, J., Govers, G., Mamaliga, A., Verstraeten, G., Radoane, M., & Syvitski, J. (2012). Seismic activity controls spatial variability of contemporary sediment yields. In Morphoevolution of tectonically active belts (Proceedings of the IAG 16th Geomorphological Meeting, Rome, Italy, July 1-5 2012) (pp. 129-130).

Vanmaercke, M., Maetens, W., Poesen, J., Jankauskas, B., Jankauskiene, G., Verstraeten, G., & de Vente, J. (2012). A comparison of measured catchment sediment yields with measured and predicted hillslope erosion rates in Europe. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 12 (4), 586-602. doi:10.1007/s11368-012-0479-z

Vanmaercke, M., Poesen, J., Radoane, M., Govers, G., Ocakoglu, F., & Arabkhedri, M. (2012). How long should we measure? An exploration of factors controlling the inter-annual variation of catchment sediment yield. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 12 (4), 603-619. doi:10.1007/s11368-012-0475-3

de Vente, J., Govers, G., Vanmaercke, M., Verstraeten, G., & Poesen, J. (2011). Impacto local y regional de la degradación del suelo sobre los recursos de suelo y agua: importancia de la escala y modelos de predicción. In R. Ortiz Silla & A. Sánchez Navarro (Eds.), Control de la degradación y uso sostenible del suelo. V Simposio nacional sobre control de la degradación y uso sostenible del suelo.

de Vente, J., Verduyn, R., Verstraeten, G., Vanmaercke, M., & Poesen, J. (2011). Factors controlling sediment yield at the catchment scale in NW Mediterranean geoecosystems. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 11 (4), 690-707. doi:10.1007/s11368-011-0346-3

Martínez-Murillo, J. F., Nadal-Romero, E., Vanmaercke, M., & Poesen, J. (2011). Scale effects on sediment yield from badland areas in Mediterranean environments. Landform Analysis, 17, 103-106.

Nadal-Romero, E., Martínez-Murillo, J. F., Vanmaercke, M., & Poesen, J. (2011). Scale-dependency of sediment yield from badland areas in Mediterranean environments. Progress in Physical Geography, 35 (3), 297-332. doi:10.1177/0309133311400330

Nosrati, K., Govers, G., Ahmadi, H., Sharifi, F., Amoozegar, M. A., Merckx, R., & Vanmaercke, M. (2011). An exploratory study on the use of enzyme activities as sediment tracers: Biochemical fingerprints? International Journal of Sediment Research, 26 (2), 136-151. doi:10.1016/S1001-6279(11)60082-6

Vanmaercke, M., Poesen, J., Maetens, W., de Vente, J., & Verstraeten, G. (2011). Sediment yield as a desertification risk indicator. Science of the Total Environment, 409 (9), 1715-1725. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2011.01.034

Vanmaercke, M., Poesen, J., Verstraeten, G., de Vente, J., & Ocakoglu, F. (2011). Sediment yield in Europe: Spatial patterns and scale dependency. Geomorphology, 130 (3-4), 142-161. doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2011.03.010

Nyssen, J., Clymans, W., Descheemaeker, K., Poesen, J., Vandecasteele, I., Vanmaercke, M., Zenebe, A., Van Camp, M., Haile, M., Haregeweyn, N., Moeyersons, J., Martens, K., Gebreyohannes, T., Deckers, J., & Walraevens, K. (2010). Impact of soil and water conservation measures on catchment hydrological response-a case in north Ethiopia. Hydrological Processes, 24 (13), 1880-1895. doi:10.1002/hyp.7628

Vanmaercke, M., Poesen, J., Verstraeten, G., Maetens, W., De Vente, J., & Ocakoglu, F. (2010). Sediment yield in Europe: Regional differences in scale dependence. IAHS-AISH Publication, 337, 44-52.

Vanmaercke, M., Poesen, J., Verstraeten, G., Maetens, W., de Vente, J., & Ocakoglu, F. (2010). Regional differences and scale dependency of sediment yield in Europe. In Hydrology and Sedimentation for a Changing Future: Existing and Emerging Issues. Proc. of the Joint Federal Interagency Hydrologic Modelling and Sedimentation Conference (pp. 11).

Vanmaercke, M., Zenebe, A., Poesen, J., Nyssen, J., Verstraeten, G., & Deckers, J. (2010). Sediment dynamics and the role of flash floods in sediment export from medium-sized catchments: A case study from the semi-arid tropical highlands in northern Ethiopia. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 10 (4), 611-627. doi:10.1007/s11368-010-0203-9

Maetens, W., Vanmaercke, M., & Poesen, J. (2009). Assessment of the effectiveness of soil and water conservation measures in reducing runoff and soil loss: establishment of a European database. In A. Romero Diaz, F. Belmonte Serrato, F. Alonso Sarriá, & F. López Bermúdez (Eds.), Advances in studies on desertification. Contributions to the international conference on desertification in memory of Professor John B. Thornes.

Vanmaercke, M., Poesen, J., Verstraeten, G., & Zenebe, A. (2008). Grootteorde en dynamiek van sedimentexport in het Geba Bekken, Noord Ethiopische Hoogland. Jaarboek ...: de Aardrijkskunde, 32, 79-90.

Vanmaercke, M., Zenebe, A., Poesen, J., Nyssen, J., Verstraeten, G., Govers, G., & Deckers, J. (2008). Magnitude and Dynamics of Runoff and Sediment Transport in the Geba River Catchment, Northern Ethiopia. In A. Kertész (Ed.), Soil and water conservation, climatic change and environmental sensitivity. Proceedings of the International Congress of ISCO.