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Independent experts nominated by country party

Rudi Goossens

First name
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Other Disciplines
Soil Science
Information Systems
UN languages spoken


Job function
Researcher and Professor
Telephone number
32 9 264 4709
Work experience
- All projects are based on remote sensing and GIS Technology_x000D_
- Simulation and prediction of water logging and soil alinity in arid climates (esp. Egypt)_x000D_
- Land-use mapping_x000D_
- Cartography and Geo-archeology_x000D_
- Land-form mapping
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
Doctor in Sciences, Remote Sensing, University of Gent, 1986
Publication titles
1. Goossens, R. et al. 1997. Monitoring, Simulation and Prediction of Soil Salinity and Waterlogging Risk using Remote Sensing and GIS on Provisional Level (Imaudia Egypt) in Integrated Application for Risk Assessment and Disaster Prevention for the Mediterranean. Baalkema-Rotterdam, p. 59-65._x000D_
2. Goossens, R. et al. 1993. The use of Remote Sensing (SPOT) for the Survey of Ecological Patterns applies to two different Ecosystems in Belgium and Zaire in Landscape Ecology and GIS. London, Francia and Taylor. p. 147-159._x000D_
3. Goossens et al. SAIGAIS: A Geo-Archeological Information Systems for the Island of Sai (Nulra-Sudan). Cahier de recherche de l'Insitut de Papyrologie et d'Egyptologie de Lille (Cripel). Lille, France. p.13-20._x000D_
4. Goossens et al. 1988. The Use of SPOT Images for the Detection of Soil Drainage and Land Degradation in a wet and dry tropical environment (Lubumbashi-Zaire) in Proc. 5th Symp - WGRS, p. 79-86. Budapest._x000D_
5. Goossens R. et al. 1998. The use
Other activities
- President of the Special Interest Group of Remote Sensing use in Developing Countries (EARSSEL: European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories)
Organisation name
University of Gent
Organisation street address
Krijgslaan 281 (S8-A1), B-9000
Organisation city
Organisation country