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RMCA
Leuvensesteenweg 13
3080 Tervuren - Belgium
Tel. (+32) 02 769 52 11
Fax (+32) 02 769 52 42

 

Research

Our research activities are in the field of geology, geomorphology, natural hazards and risks assessment. Optical, thermal and radar remote sensing, as well as Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are used to support the research and to assist with thematic mapping.

Most of our study areas are located in the East African Rift (EAR), a major tectonic feature that shapes East and Central Africa with elongated lowlands between highland ranges due to the action of geologic faults associated with earthquakes and volcanism.

Our activities cover three main themes:

 

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