Anders Michelsen

Anders Michelsen


Current research

Anders Michelsen is Professor in Terrestrial Ecology Section.

Research and teaching output:

Publications: 262 in peer reviewed journals and books since 1990, >300 publications in total. ISI/Web of Science citation index: 253 papers, 14971 times cited (17 May 2023); h-index: 64. Google Scholar h-index: 76 (17 Aug 2023).                Link to updated CV and publication list

Completed research supervision of 11 post docs, 20 Ph.D. students, and 84 MSc studentsPresently 3 post docs, 1 Ph.D student, 2 MSc students.

I am teaching BSc and MSc courses in Advanced Ecology, Plant Ecophysiology, Field Biology, Arctic Biology, Basic Arctic Biology, Arctic Biology Field Course.

I am coordinator of 4 courses:  Terrestrial ecosystem processes and Global Change, Methodology and sampling in Environmental Management, Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis, and Biological Research: Design and Analysis.

Keywords of research interests:

climate change, ecosystems, ecology, plant physiological ecology, plant-microbe competition, plant nutrient uptake, carbon and nutrient cycling, secondary metabolites, mycorrhizal fungi, decomposition, stable isotopes, natural abundance of nitrogen and carbon isotopes, global change, arctic, tropics, heath, tundra, natural and planted forests

Current externally funded research projects include:

  • Role of saprotrophic and mycorrhizal fungi in soil carbon storage in the Arctic (SapMyc). Danmarks Frie Forskningsfond | Natur og Univers, 2032-00064B - DFF-Research Project 1, 2.880.000 DKK (2022-2025)
  • High Arctic greening through cryptogamic facilitation (GreenArc) Det Frie Forskningsråd | Natur og Univers, 2.866.614 DKK (2020-2024)

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