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