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See detailLandslides' mechanism and evolution in the western Rwanda
Draidia, Salah ULg; El Ouahabi, Meriam ULg; Dewitte, Olivier et al

Scientific conference (2016, January 27)

Landslides' mechanism and evolution in the western Rwanda Salah DRAIDIA1,*, Meriam EL OUAHABI1, Olivier DEWITTE2, Nathalie Fagel1, Hans Balder HAVENITH1 1 Institution 1 University of Liège Department of ... [more ▼]

Landslides' mechanism and evolution in the western Rwanda Salah DRAIDIA1,*, Meriam EL OUAHABI1, Olivier DEWITTE2, Nathalie Fagel1, Hans Balder HAVENITH1 1 Institution 1 University of Liège Department of Geology Street, n° 4000 Liège Belgium 2 Institution 2 Royal Museum of Central Africa Department of Geomogy Tervuren Belgium *Corresponding author: sdraidia@gmail.com, Département de Géologie, Quartier Agora, Allée du six Août, 14, B- 4000 LIEGE (Sart Tilman) Tel +32 0497351617 Keywords: mass movement, landslides, landscape evolution, geohazard,. Abstract The mass movement, and especially the instability of the soil and rocks, play a significant role in the changing aspect and the evolution of the landscape worldwide and particularly in tropical region. In Central Africa the landslides and others kind of instabilities are very frequent, important and represent a real threat for both population and economy. The case of Rwanda is remarkable, this country which is known as the country of thousand hills, is rich of various and very complex morphology caracterized by very steep slopes crossed by a dense network of watercourse, powered by a considerable amount of precipitation distributed in two wet seasons. The growing economy of the country brings a lot of project of infrastructures and mines and quarries exploitation (embankments and cuttings) which have a strong impact on the triggering of huge instabilities and so the modification of landscape. These instabilities and the intense activity of the rivers and streams could be considered as the engine who control the shaping and the remodeling of the landform. To understand the evolution process of these instabilities, and then the landscape change we started by the mapping of the instabilities using satellite images and then we went on the field to validate the inventory to identify the morphological aspect of the terrain, to refine our knowledge of the geological nature of the materials by sedimentological analyses on selected samples, and of course to try to better know the impact of the rock's weathering process leading to the constant modification of the landform. The computer-based quantitative analyses using GIS's data processing, were carried out to help to understand the distribution of the instabilities and the geomorphological phenomena observed to better connect and explain the whole information collected. The aim of the study is to bring in more than the mapping of instabilities a response about the process and the evolution of the instabilities and the factors impacting the phenomenon. [less ▲]

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See detailLanduse change and future flood risk: an integrated and multi-scale approach
Dewals, Benjamin ULg; Bruwier, Martin ULg; Mohamed El Saeid Mustafa, Ahmed ULg et al

in E-proceedings of the 36th IAHR World Congress (2015, June)

The goal of this research is a better understanding of the complex interactions between landuse change and future flood risk. Landuse change is mainly driven by population growth and socio-economic ... [more ▼]

The goal of this research is a better understanding of the complex interactions between landuse change and future flood risk. Landuse change is mainly driven by population growth and socio-economic factors. It affects future flood risk by altering catchment hydrology and vulnerability in the floodplains, as well as through the feedback effect that changes in flood hazard may have on landuse evolution. The research is based on a chain of modelling tools, including: stochastic landuse change modelling, traffic modelling as well as Land-Use and Transport Interactions models, continuous hydrological modelling and efficient hydraulic modelling of floodplains inundation. The coupling of these modelling tools will allow assessing direct and indirect impacts of land use change on future flood risk, while considering the uncertainties related to each of these processes and their combinations at a 2100 time horizon. [less ▲]

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See detailLanduse change and future flood risk: the influence of micro-scale spatial patterns (FloodLand) - 1st progress report
Dewals, Benjamin ULg; Bruwier, Martin ULg; El Saeid Mustafa, Ahmed Mohamed ULg et al

Report (2014)

The goal of the project FloodLand is to investigate the complex interactions between landuse change and future flood risk. Landuse change is assumed to be mainly driven by population growth and socio ... [more ▼]

The goal of the project FloodLand is to investigate the complex interactions between landuse change and future flood risk. Landuse change is assumed to be mainly driven by population growth and socio-economic factors. It affects future flood risk by altering catchment hydrology as well as vulnerability in the floodplains; but the feedback effect of (the perception of) changes in flood hazard on landuse evolution is also considered. The research is based on a chain of modelling tools, which represent parts of the natural and human systems, including: landuse change modelling, transportation modelling as an onset for the estimation of indirect flood damage, continuous hydrological modelling (forced by precipitation and temperature data disturbed according to climate change scenarios), as well as efficient hydraulic modelling of inundation flow in the floodplains. Besides reproducing a broad spectrum of processes, the modelling approach spans over multiple scales, from the regional or catchment level down to the floodplain and building levels. This distinctive feature is reflected both within the individual models and through their combination involving fine-scale detailed analyses (or data) embedded within coarser models at a broader level. [less ▲]

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See detailLanduse change and future flood risk: the influence of micro-scale spatial patterns (FloodLand) - 2nd progress report
Dewals, Benjamin ULg; Bruwier, Martin ULg; El Saeid Mustafa, Ahmed Mohamed ULg et al

Report (2014)

The goal of the project FloodLand is to investigate the complex interactions between landuse change and future flood risk. Landuse change is assumed to be mainly driven by population growth and socio ... [more ▼]

The goal of the project FloodLand is to investigate the complex interactions between landuse change and future flood risk. Landuse change is assumed to be mainly driven by population growth and socio-economic factors. It affects future flood risk by altering catchment hydrology as well as vulnerability in the floodplains; but the feedback effect of (the perception of) changes in flood hazard on landuse evolution is also considered. The research is based on a chain of modelling tools, which represent parts of the natural and human systems, including: landuse change modelling, transportation modelling as an onset for the estimation of indirect flood damage, continuous hydrological modelling (forced by precipitation and temperature data disturbed according to climate change scenarios), as well as efficient hydraulic modelling of inundation flow in the floodplains. Besides reproducing a broad spectrum of processes, the modelling approach spans over multiple scales, from the regional or catchment level down to the floodplain and building levels. This distinctive feature is reflected both within the individual models and through their combination involving fine-scale detailed analyses (or data) embedded within coarser models at a broader level. [less ▲]

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See detailLand´e factors for even-parity 5pnp and 5pnf J = 1, 2 levels along the Rydberg series of Sn I
Xu, J.; You, S.; Zhang, Y. et al

in Journal of Physics : B Atomic Molecular & Optical Physics (2009), 42

Land´e g-factors have been measured by time-resolved laser-induced fluorescence and Zeeman quantum-beat techniques for the even-parity levels of the J = 1 5pnp (n = 11–13, 15–19) and J = 2 5pnp (n = 11–13 ... [more ▼]

Land´e g-factors have been measured by time-resolved laser-induced fluorescence and Zeeman quantum-beat techniques for the even-parity levels of the J = 1 5pnp (n = 11–13, 15–19) and J = 2 5pnp (n = 11–13, 15–19, 31, 32), 5pnf (n = 4, 5, 9–19, 22, 23) Rydberg series and for all the 5p7p and 5p8p perturbing levels of neutral tin. A two-colour two-step excitation scheme was used in the experiment. The experimental results have been compared with theoretical g-values obtained by the multichannel quantum defect theory and the relativistic Hartree–Fock theory, respectively. In most cases, the theoretical values agree well with the experimental data. [less ▲]

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See detailLe langage à l'envers
Steinmetz, Rudy ULg

in Louvain : Revue Mensuelle de l'Université Catholique de Louvain et de l'Association des Anciens et Amis de l'UCL (1999)

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See detailLe langage caché des plantes : Rôle des composés organiques volatils de la rhizosphère.
Fiers, Marie ULg

Scientific conference (2010, November 09)

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See detailLe langage codé des partis d’extrême droite
Jamin, Jérôme ULg

in Brahy, Rachel (Ed.) Dialogues sur la diversité (2015)

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See detailLe langage de l'enfant : développement et évaluation
Comblain, Annick ULg

in Piérart, Bernadette (Ed.) Introduction à la psychologie de l'enfant (2005)

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See detailEl langage de los adultes con syndrome de Down
Rondal, Jean-Adolphe ULg; Comblain, Annick ULg

in Revista di Logopedia, Fonetria y Audiologia (1996), XVI(4), 193-208

Etat de la question des compétences morphosyntaxiques chez les personnes porteuses du syndrome de Down

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See detailLe langage des personnes âgées porteuses d'une trisomie 21
Rondal, Jean-Adolphe ULg; Comblain, Annick ULg

in Orthophonie et Logopédie (2002), 1

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See detailLangage et apprentissage: perspectives actuelles
Richelle, Marc ULg

in Informaciones Psiquitricas (1977), 68-69

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See detailLangage et intersubjectivité – Le concept d’Einfühlung chez Husserl
Gyemant, Maria ULg

Conference (2009, March 06)

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See detailLe langage et l’homme
Dubuisson, Francois ULg

in Bulletin d'Analyse Phénoménologique [En ligne] (2014), 10(11),

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See detailLangage et pratique de l'APP
VIERSET, Viviane ULg

Conference (2006, January 05)

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See detailLangage et société dans la grammaire philosophique, de Du Marsais à Michaelis: Proudhon et le Rubicon
Droixhe, Daniel ULg

in Etudes sur le XVIIIe siècle (1976), 3

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See detailLangage oral: Aspects développementaux
Rondal, Jean-Adolphe ULg; Brédart, Serge ULg

in Rondal, Jean-Adolphe (Ed.) Troubles du langage: Diagnostic et rééducation (1982)

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See detailLe langage spontané des enfants prématurissimes : analyse du langage descriptif et informatif
Grooteclaes, Vanessa; Docquier, Laurence ULg; Maillart, Christelle ULg

in Glossa (2010), 108

The limits of prematurity don’t stop moving back and very premature children with a very low birth weight survive. Since a short time studies have been conducted on the cognitive and language evolution of ... [more ▼]

The limits of prematurity don’t stop moving back and very premature children with a very low birth weight survive. Since a short time studies have been conducted on the cognitive and language evolution of those children. This present study aims to determine the nature of language repercussions of extremely prematurity birth by focusing more particularly on spontaneous language. Language performances of 23 children born at less than 26 weeks of gestational age will be compared to the ones of 23 children born at term, paired by age (between 6 and 8 years old), sex and sociocultural level. Two tasks will be compared : a task of descriptive language (narration based on pictures) and a test of informative language in which the child will have to transmit some precise information on the realization of familiar actions. The children’s productions have been written down, then analysed from a lexical, syntactic and semantic point of view. Results show that the two groups of children do not differ in the task of descriptive language but differences emerge in the task of informative language. On lexical level the richness and variety of words used by premature children seem poorer than the ones used by children born at term. From the syntactic point of view the average length of utterances of premature children is inferior to the one of children born at term. At last the semantic analyses show that the premature children express less ideas and that the semantic content of the given ideas is less rich in comparison with the children born at term. In conclusion this study suggests that the discursive level of highly premature children mustn’t only be tested with descriptive tasks but also with informative tasks which seem more sensible to the specific weaknesses of that population. [less ▲]

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See detailLe langage universel de la communication cellulaire et sa pathologie. Les chemins communs du langage intercellulaire
Geenen, Vincent ULg; Robert, F.; Legros, Jean-Jacques ULg et al

in Revue Médicale de Liège (1992), 47(3), 109-15

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