Asger Ken Pedersen

Asger Ken Pedersen


A brief CV from Asger Ken Pedersen.

Born July 1 1943, Danish citizen

Married to Lotte Melchior Larsen 1977 , 2 boys : Sune Christian Pedersen and Troels Ken Pedersen


Start of studies in geology 1962 at the University of Copenhagen. Mag scient in Geology 1970. University gold medal 1970.

Military service 1971-72.

Senior doctoral degree 1988 ( Dr. scient) at the University of Copenhagen ( Highly reduced volcanic and sedimentary rocks from Disko and Nuussuaq, West Greenland).


From 1971 amanuensis, later senior lecturer, and from 1989 docent (reader) at the Geological Museum, Copenhagen.

1977-78 Visiting Fellow at Research School of Earth Sciences, Australian National University.

Collegial activities

1979-1994 member of the board of directors of the Nordic Volcanological Institute, chairman 1985-1991.

1979-1994. Member of the board of Nordisk Ministerråds institution: The nordic geoexcurursions to Iceland, Vice chairman 1989-1994.

From 1994-2004 Research Fellow af Danish Lithosphere Centre.

From 1979 to the present member of the board of the Danish-Icelandic Foundation.

From 1991-2000 national correspondent for IAVCEI and member of the Danish National Committee for IUGG.


Chairman of the evaluation committees for the chairs in Mineralogy (1995) and for Greenlands Igneous and Metamorphic Geology (1999-2000) , University of Copenhagen.

Member of professorial evaluation committee in Norway 2000. Member of evaluation committees for senior lecturere and senior reseachers. Member of many evaluation committtes for ph.d grants and for the evaluation of ph.d theses at various institutions.


Dr. scient

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