Doctor in de wetenschappen (biologie), gewoon hoogleraar aan de ULg / Gembloux Agro-Bio Techn
Biologie / bioingenieurswetenschappen (biodiversiteit, landschapsecologie); Afrika (Benin, DR Congo, Burundi, Madagascar, Niger).

Jan Bogaert (Beveren, Belgium, 1970) is currently Full Professor at Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech (University of Liège, Belgium). He obtained master degrees in Biology at the Uni-versity of Antwerp (1992) and in Bioscience Engineering at the University of Ghent (1996). In 2000, he obtained his Ph.D. in Biology at the University of Antwerp. In 2001, he was a visiting scholar at the Geography Department of Boston University (MA, USA). In 2003, he was appointed for the Chair of Landscape Ecology at the Free University of Brussels (ULB). In 2011, he moved to Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech to join the Biodiversity and Landscape research unit. Research and teaching activities of Jan Bogaert mainly concern landscape ecology, urban ecology, landscape architecture and quantitative landscape analysis; recent research initiatives are oriented towards anthropogenic effects in landscapes and peri-urban landscape dynamics. Jan Bogaert promoted over 40 Ph.D. dissertations and participated in university development projects in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Burundi, Benin, Haiti, Ecuador, Madagascar, Senegal, Ethiopia and Niger.

Key publications


Hong, SK, Bogaert, J., & Min, Q (Eds.). (2014). Biocultural landscapes. Diversity, functions and values. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.  

Bogaert, J., Zhou, L, Tucker, C J, Myneni, R B, & Ceulemans, R. (2002). Evidence for a persistent and extensive greening trend in Eurasia inferred from satellite vegetation index data. Journal of Geophysical Research, 107 (D11). doi:10.1029/2001jd001075  

Bogaert, J., Ceulemans, R, & Salvador-Van Eysenrode, D. (2004). Decision tree algorithm for detection of spatial processes in landscape transformation. Environmental Management, 33 (1), 62-73. doi:10.1007/s00267-003-0027-0  

Bogaert, J., Myneni, R B, & Knyazikhin, Y. (2002). A mathematical comment on the formulae for the aggregation index and the shape index. Landscape Ecology, 17 (1), 87-90. doi:10.1023/A:1015204923187 

Bogaert, J., Colinet, G., & Mahy, G. (Eds.). (2018). Anthropisation des paysages katangais. Gembloux, Belgium: Les Presses Universitaires de Liège - Agronomie - Gembloux. 

Complete list of publications