International Conference
"Landscape Dimensions of Sustainable Development: Science – Planning – Governance"
The Iinternational conference will consolidate and develop the innovative trends in the theory and practice of landscape geography in order to enhance the discipline's practical contributions to the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The conference will take place in Tbilisi, Georgia on 4-6 October 2017 to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Nikoloz Beruchashvili (1947-2006), internationally-renowned geographer and cartographer, author of the theory of spatiotemporal analysis and synthesis of landscapes, founding chair of the International Geographical Union (IGU) Commission on Landscape Analysis, professor at the Tbilisi State University.

Niko Beruchashvili the battlefield while working, of Forestry projects, 2004

N. Beruchashvili. " Adjara semaphore map", fragment, 2005

School children prepared map

Niko Beruchashvili, Andrei Kushlin, and others. International Conference "Critical areas of the landscape: the theory, practice", Geographical Society of Georgia, 2004

Students practice of landscape studies, prof. N. Beruchashvili guidance. Martkopi stationary environs, White rock

Students practice of landscape studies, Ialno ridge

Ashot khoetsiani, Niko Beruchashvili, Belaziorov, M. Museibov, Tbilisi, 2003

Geopolitical Atlas of the Caucasus. The first edition of the French language, 1996

Nico Beruchashvili monograph "The Caucasus: landscapes, models, experiments", 1995

Niko Beruchashvili, Brazil, 2004

The International Conference on "High conservation value forests" in Arkhangelsk, 2005

Rector Sorbonne, R. Pitt, with his wife, J. Radvani, Rector, R. Lortkipanidze, prof. N. Beruchashvili. Paris, master's program in "Environmental dynamics and risks", 2004

Martkopi stationary

Niko Beruchashvili, Jean Radvani, Pierre Torez. International conference, Dombay, 2004

View of the mountain range Ialno, 2003

Geopolitical Atlas of the Caucasus. Fourth edition of georgian language, 2011

Participants International Conference in Martkopi stationary, 2004


Fragment. The pilot areas, Landscape-ecological karkas, 1999 - 2006 years.

The wall terraces of Samtskhe, 2014

Niko Beruchashvili and Melenti Saneblidze, 1971

Acad. Andrei Kapitsa and Niko Beruchashvili, 1979

N. Beruchashvili. Caucasian GIS database structure

Co-Organized by: Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
A. Javakhishvili Geographical Society of Georgia
Internanational Geographical Union (IGU) Commission on Landscape Analysis and Landscape Planning

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BIOGRAPHY Niko Beruchashvili (1947 – 2006)

Born 1947, in Tbilisi. After finishing school N.Beruchashvili entered the Tbilisi State University at the Geography-Geology faculty in 1965, wish he graduated from in 1970.

Graduation paper was acknowledged satisfactorily for candidates of sciences academic degree and so he maintained a thesis for a candidates degree in the Moscow State University in 1971. At the same University in 1981 N.Beruchashvili maintained thesis for a doctors degree for doctors title of geography sciences of academic degree.

From 1970 N.Beruchashvili has been worked at the Tbilisi State University as the assistant, and from 1974 as docent. From 1982 N.Beruchashvili is the holder of the chair of Cartography (from 1991 chair of Cartography and geoinformation), at the same University. From 1983 - professor.

During 1975-76 N.Beruchashvili did a special course at the Paris VII University in France. Since that, N.Beruchashvili visited France several times. In 1987, 1990, 1992-1993, 1994,1995,1996, 1998, 2001,2002, 2003, 2005, he was invited at the Paris VII University to give lectures and did scientific works. Besides he gave lectures at the Universities of other European countries (Warsaw, Sofia, University in Brno, Toulouse, Grenoble and others).

In 2004 he was founding, chair of the International Geographical Union (IGU) Commission on Landscape Analysis. N.Beruchashvili published 228 scientific works, 48 of them during the last 5 years, 28 monographies (from them 3 in Paris, 3 in Moscow).

Under his leadership 25 post-graduate students had maintained theses. The scientific adviser of 3 theses for a doctors degree.
As the geographer has visited (attended) and worked in 60 various countries of the World.