American Journal of Geographic Information System

American Journal of Geographic Information System published articles about the recent research achievements of geographic information system. The goal of this journal is to track the development tendency of this specified system and make some contributions in the development of this fresh subject. As a comprehensive professional geographical science, geographic information system collects and analyzes various kinds of geographical data.

Emrah Hakki Erdogan

Editorial Board Member of American Journal of Geographic Information System

Post-doctoral Fellow, EC-Joint Research Center, Italy

Research Areas

Soil Scince, Geographic Information System


2001-2008Ph.DAnkara University
1998-2001M.Sc Ankara University Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences on soil genesis and clay mineralogy
1994-1998B.Sc Ankara University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Soil Science, Turkey


2010-present Researcher, European Commission-Joint Research Center, Institute of Environment and Sustainability Rural Water, Ecosystem Unit, Ispra, ITALY
2009-2010Soil & Landslide Expert, European Commission-Joint Research Center, Institute of Environment and Sustainability Land Management and Hazard Unit, Ispra, ITALY
2007-presentPublic Sector ( Permanent staff ), Turkish Ministry of Agriculture, General Directorate of Agricultural Reform (TRGM) Dept. of Soil Survey, Fatih Cad. No:6 06110 Dıskapı, Ankara, Turkey
2007Soil Scientist, Helsinki University, Faculty of Science, Department of Geoinformatics Helsinki, FINLAND
1998-2006Research & Teaching Assistant, Ankara University Faculty of Agriculture Department of Soil Science 06110 Dıskapı, Ankara, Turkey

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1]  H.E. Erdogan, G. Erpul , I. Bayramin 2005. Use of USLE for Predicting Soil Loss and Determining Conservation Practices in an Agricultural Watershed. Journal of Environmental Monitoring 131:153-161
[2]  H.E. Erdogan, P.Pellika, B. Clark. 2009. Modeling The Impact of Land Cover Change on Potential Soil Loss in the Taita Hills, Kenya, between 1987 and 2003 Using Remote Sensing and Geospatial Data. International Journal of Remote Sensing. (in press)
[3]  T. Sirviö, H.E.Erdogan, P. Pellikka, K. Shepherd. 2009 Assessment of Gully Erosion and Soil Fertility on the Foothills of the Taita Hills, SE Kenya Using Photogrammetric Techniques and Soil Spectral Analysis. Land Degradation & Development. (in press)
[4]  A.U.Ozcan, G.Erpul , M.Basaran, H.E.Erdogan.2007 Environmental Geology. Use of USLE/GIS technology integrated with geostatistics to assess soil erosion risk in different land uses of Indagi Mountain Pass—Cankırı, Turkey. Environmental Geology. Vol 53, No:8 p 1731-1741
[5]  H.S. Öztürk, C. Türkmen, H.E. Erdogan, O. Baskan, O. Dengiz and M. Parlak.2005 Effects of a Soil Conditioner on Some Physical and Biological Features of Soils: Results From A Greenhouse Study. Bioresearch Technology 96 (2005) 1950-1954
[6]  Erdogan,E.H, Ventura,G,D.,Vinagre,P., Martinez,S,M. 2004 Agro-Ecological zoning for sustainable development in Alcaniz,SPAIN. International Soil Congress (ISC) on "Natural Resource Management for Sustainable Development "June 7-10, 2004 Erzurum-Turkey.
[7]  Yüksel, M., H.E. Erdogan.2005 Land Evaluation on Sustainable Land Management. Journal of Turkish Agriculture (ISSN:1303-2364) p:23-28
[8]  H.E. Erdogan, Kesim, A.,Uğurlu, A., Ozturk, H.S., Erpul, G., Bayramin, I, 2006. Determination of Erosivity Indexes on a National Scale in Turkey. International Soil Meeting (ISM) on "Soils Sustaining Life on Earth (Managing Soil and Technology" May 22-26, 2006, Şanlıurfa-Turkey
[9]  T.Tunçay, A.Ugurlu, A. Kesim, H.E. Erdogan, G. Erpul, I. Bayramin, 2006.Using Geographic Information Systems to Generate Climate Classification Map of Turkey. International Soil Meeting (ISM) on "Soils Sustaining Life on Earth (Managing Soil and Technology" May 22-26, 2006, Şanlıurfa-Turkey
[10]  İ. Bayramin, G. Erpul, H.E. Erdogan 2006. Use of CORINE Methodology to Assess Soil Erosion Risk in the Semi-Arid Area of Beypazarı, Ankara. Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry 30 (2006) p: 81-100
[11]  Erdogan,E,H,. Yuksel,M. 2002 Clay Mineralogy and Genesis of the Three Different Soils from Beypazarı Region, Ankara. International Congress of Soil Science Society of Turkey.10-13 Haziran,Çanakkale ,p:442-443.