Landscape Architecture and Planning Y
1958 Frederiksberg C
Place of work
Department of Geography and Geology
University of Copenhagen
Øster Voldgade 10
DK 1350 København K
Phone: +45 35323535 (direct), 3532 2500 (switch board)
Personal data and education
1976 Enrolled at University of Copenhagen, Institute of Geography September
1986-1989 Research fellow,
1990-1993 Assistant professor
1994 Associate professor since
ESRI Award 2006 for contributions to Geographic Science.
Member of Geoforum Denmark's Educational Board
Member of Geoforum Denmark's Research Scientific Board
1994-2006 Member of censor board for civil engineers
Member of censor board for chartered surveyors (pending)
1996-1999 Chairman ESRI Denmark's User group
Research areas, major:
Soil science, edaphologogy, land evaluations, geographical information systems (GIS), digital elevation models.
Research areas, minor:
Geoinformatics, remote sensing/digital image processing, soils, soil erosion.
Classroom teaching and supervisor abilities:
Spatial statistics at BSc-level. Physical geography, soil science, edaphology, soil erosion, digital image processing and digital elevation modelling at MSc-level. Land evaluations and geographical information systems and at PhD-level.
Several soil science related field work campaigns in Denmark.
Surveying related to topographical mapping.
Several EU-contracts related to soil science. Among others SPADE (Soil Profile Analytical Database), ENVASSO (Environmental Assessment of Soils for Monitoring).
Collaboration with ESRI, CA. on GIS learning resources.
Supervision of 50+ MSc projects and 9PhD students.
PhD in physical geography