Jesper Bartholdy

Jesper Bartholdy


  • Geografi

    Rolighedsvej 23, 1958 Frederiksberg C, 6., Bygning: 1.629

    Telefon: +45 35 32 25 04Mobil: +45 28 12 64 88Fax: +45 35 32 25 01

Personal data
Date of birth: 14/6-1951; Place of birth: Frederiksberg, Denmark; Nationality: Danish
Civil status: Married, two children born 1978, 1980; Address: Bogårdsvej 412 DK-3050 Humlebæk
Denmark; TLF (45) 4916 0019; (45)28126488


M.Sc. Physical Geography, Institute of Geography Univ. of Copenhagen (IGCU), 1979

Ph.D. Thesis "Recent Sedimentology i Hobo Dyb's Tidevandsområde" IGCU, 1983

Place of work

Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, University of Copenhagen, Øster Voldgade 10

DK 1350 København K. Phone: +45 35322504(direct), 35322500(switch board), +45 28126488(cell)


1979-1984     Scholarships at Institute of Geography, University of Copenhagen

1984-1989     Assistant Professor at Institute of Geography, University of Copenhagen

1989              Visiting scientist at Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, University

                      System of Georgia.

1989-             Associate Professor at Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, University of Copenhagen.


Golden medal of University of Copenhagen (winning paper in price competition), 1979 

Best article of the year in "Vand og Jord" 2005.

Professor qualification assessments

A declaration of qualification for a full professorship at Aarhus University is available from May 2010. 

Three Selected recent scientific projects

2007 - (running) Long time monitoring of material injurious to the Wadden Sea environment. Founded by Miljøcenter Ribe.

2007 Participation in the third Galateha expedition -WINMARGIN project. Founded by the Villum Kann Rasmussen Foundation.

2007-2010 Morphodynamics of an open tidal basin in the Danish Wadden Sea (MOOT). Founded by Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation.

Scientific focus areas

Sediment transport in general and estuarine/fluvial processes.

Member of advisory boards

2002- 2008 Member of the scientific board of TERRAMARE, Wilhelmshaven, Germany.

2005-2016 Member of the MARUM Scientific Board at the University of Bremen.

2008-2016 Member of the Advisory Board of ICBM (Institut Für Chemie und Biologie des Meeres) at University of Oldenburg, Germany.

2005-  Used by the Leibniz Gemeinschaft for evaluation of research institutes.          

2014- Member of the Scientific Board of “Nationalpark Vadehavet”.

2016- Chairman of the Scientific Board of "Nationalpark Vadehavet".

Editorial boards

2006  Guest editor of Marine Geology

2012- Member of the Editorial Board of Geo-Marine Letters.

2017 - Member of the Editorial Board of Nature - Scienticic Reports 

Other international relations

1981- Frequent participant as Danish representative in the trilateral scientific

group under the Common Wadden Sea Secretariat.

2000- Member of the International Steering Committee of the International Conferences on Tidal


2012- Chairman of the International Steering Committee of the Tidalites Conferences.

2004   Chairman and host of the 6th International Conference of Tidal Sedimentology.

1976- International Association of Sedimentologists (IAS).

1980-2015 Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM).

1976- Det Kongelige Danske Geografiske Selskab

1990-2015 Dansk Geologisk Forening

2012  Member of the Scientific Committee of "International Conference of the Geologische  

Vereinigung and Sediment" Hamburg 23th-28th September 2012.

2014- Member of the Scientific Board of Nationalpark Vadehavet.

2016- Chairman of the Geoscience group preparing for the Trilateral Research Agenda from 2018 and onwards.


Supervision of 31 MSc students and 6 PhD/postdocs.




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