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Hans Skov-Petersen

Hans Skov-Petersen


  • Landskabsarkitektur og planlægning

    Rolighedsvej 23

    1958 Frederiksberg C

    Mobil: +45 23 82 80 45

Hans Skov-Petersen

Address: Forest & Landscape Denmark(LIFE, KU).

Rolighedsvej 23, DK-1958 Frederiksberg


Languages: Fluent in Danish and English. Basic skills in German and French.

KEY AREAS OF INTEREST GIS-technology, Accessibility, Spatial modelling, Communicative aspects of GIS, Physical Planning, Recreational modelling and monitoring, Models of human behaviour, Way finding, Didactic aspects of GIS

2002Ph.D. Thesis: 'GIS, accessibility and physical planning'. Institute of Geography, University of Copenhagen Denmark.


M.Sc. Horticulture,. Thesis: 'Green fields as seen from space'. The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Copenhagen Denmark.




Date Senior researcher (associate professor) and GIS-coordinator at Landscape and Planning Denmark, LIFE, University of Copenhagen (1995-2003 as researcher).

 2003 - 2007

External associate Professor, Institute of Geography, University of Copenhagen


GIS Mapping Advisor at 'Land Use Planning Project, Bhutan' (3 months).


GIS consultant including purchase and test of GIS equipment for the 'Land resource management project', Mongolia. Planning and execution of training programme for Mongolian and Bhutanese officers in Denmark.


GIS and digital cartography expert. Soil testing, Management and Development of SRDI Project. Training of Bangladesh staff in Denmark at Kampsax International (2 months).


GIS Mapping Advisor at 'Land Use Planning Project, Bhutan'. Digital elevation modelling and PC network set-up (4 months).


GIS and digital cartography expert. Soil testing, Management and Development of project in Bangladesh (2 months).


Mapping Advisor at 'Land Use Planning Project, Bhutan'.


Programmer and software production coordinator. CADPOINT inc., Denmark.


GIS officer. County of Fuen, Denmark.


Teaching and research assistant. Department of Urban and Landscape planning, KVL (now LIFE/KU).




Date Reviewer for International journal of Geographical Information Sciences


Date Reviewer for Environment and Planning B

 2007 - 2011

Editor in charge of Geoforum Perspektiv (Magazine for the Danish Geodata- and GIS-sector).


Date Chair of the scientific/political committee of Geoforum.


Date Reviewer for Urban Forestry and Urban Greening

 2003 - 2007

Member of editorial board of Geoforum Perspektiv.


Date Member of the censor corps for engineering education in Denmark


Scientific programme reviewer for 'Science and Technology Assistance Agency', Hanulova, 5/B, 84101 Bratislava, Slovakia


 date Board member of Geoforum


Date Reviewer for Geografisk Tidsskrift

 2001 - 2005

Member of the scientific programme committee of ScanGIS

 1998 - 2000

Reviewer for Forest and Landscape research

 1995 - 2003

Forest & Landscape Denmarks representative of the GIS co-ordinating organisation of the Ministry of Environment




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