Staff directory

Benoît Smets

Earth Sciences
Natural hazards
  • Depicker, A.,  Govers, G.,  Jacobs, L.,  Vanmaercke, M.,  Uwihirwe, J.,  Campforts, B.,  Kubwimana, D.,  Maki Mateso, J.-C.,  Mugaruka Bibentyo, T.,  Nahimana, L.,  Smets, B. & Dewitte, O. 2024. ‘Mobilization rates of landslides in a changing tropical environment: 60-year record over a large region of the East African Rift’. Geomorphology 454: 109156. DOI: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2024.109156. URL:  I.F. 3.9.
  • Mugaruka Bibentyo, T.Dille, A.,  Depicker, A.,  Smets, B.,  Vanmaercke, M.,  Nzolang, C.,  Dewaele, S. & Dewitte, O. 2024. ‘Landslides, bedrock incision and human-induced environmental changes in an extremely rapidly formed tropical river gorge’. Geomorphology 449: 109046. DOI: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2023.109046. URL:  I.F. 3.9.
  • Molendijk, S.,  Namur, O.,  Kaleghetso, E.K.,  Mason, P.R.D,  Smets, B.,  Vander Auwera, J. & Neave, D.A. 2024. ‘Plumbing System Architecture and Differentiation Processes of the Nyiragongo Volcano, DR Congo’. Journal of Petrology 65(1): egad088. DOI:  10.1093/petrology/egad088. URL:  I.F. 4.
  • Tournigand, P.Y.,  Smets, B.,  Laxton, K.,  Dille, A.,  France, L.,  Chazot, G.,  Ho, C.,  Wauthier, C.,  Nicholson, E.J.,  Happe Kasanzu, C.,  Msechu, M. & Kervyn, M. 2023. ‘Remote volcano monitoring using crowd-sourced imagery and Structure-from-Motion photogrammetry: A case study of Oldoinyo Lengai’s active pit crater since the 2007–08 paroxysm’. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 443: 107918. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2023.107918. URL:  I.F. 2.9.
  • Barrière, J.,  Oth, A.,  d'Oreye, N.,  Subira, J.,  Smittarello, D.,  Brenot, H.,  Theys, N. & Smets, B. 2023. ‘ Local infrasound monitoring of lava eruptions at Nyiragongo volcano (D.R. Congo) using urban and near-source stations’. Geophysical Research Letters 50: e2023GL104664. DOI: 10.1029/2023GL104664. URL:  I.F. 5.2.
  • Subira, J.,  Barrière, J.,  Caudron, C.,  Hubert-Ferrari, A.,  Oth, A.,  Smets, B.,  d'Oreye, N. & Kervyn, F. 2023. ‘Detecting sources of shallow tremor at neighboring volcanoes in the Virunga Volcanic Province using seismic amplitude ratio analysis (SARA)’. Bulletin of Volcanology 85: 27. DOI:  10.1007/s00445-023-01640-5. URL:  I.F. 3.5.
  • Walwer, D.,  Wauthier, C.,  Barrière, J.,  Smittarello, D.,  Smets, B. & d'Oreye, N. 2023. ‘Modeling the intermittent lava lake drops occurring between 2015 and 2021 at Nyiragongo volcano’. Geophysical Research Letters 50: e2022GL102365. DOI: 10.1029/2022GL102365. URL:  I.F. 5.2.
  • Maki Mateso, J.-C.,  Bielders, C.,  Monsieurs, E.,  Depicker, A.,  Smets, B.,  Tambala, T.,  Bagalwa Mateso, L. & Dewitte, O. 2023. ‘Characteristics and causes of natural and human-induced landslides in a tropical mountainous region: the rift flank west of Lake Kivu (Democratic Republic of the Congo)’. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences 23(2):  643-666. DOI: 10.5194/nhess-23-643-2023. URL:  I.F. 4.6.
  • Molendijk, S.,  Namur, O.,  Mason, P.R.D,  Dubacq, B.,  Smets, B.,  Neave, D.A. & Charlier, B. 2023. ‘Trace element partitioning in silica-undersaturated alkaline magmatic systems’. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 346: 29-53. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2023.01.025. URL:  I.F. 5.
  • Barrière, J.,  d'Oreye, N.,  Smets, B.,  Oth, A.,  Delhaye, L.Subira, J.,  Mashagiro, N.,  Derauw, D.,  Smittarello, D.,  Syavulisembo Muhindo, A. & Kervyn, F. 2022. ‘Intra‐crater eruption dynamics at Nyiragongo (DR Congo), 2002‐2021’. Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 127(4): e2021JB023858. DOI: 10.1109/IGARSS47720.2021.9553796. URL:  I.F. 3.848.