Hans Skov-Petersen

Hans Skov-Petersen


  • Landscape Architecture, Planning and Society

    Rolighedsvej 23

    1958 Frederiksberg C

    Mobile: +4523828045

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Hans Skov-Petersen

Address: IGN

Rolighedsvej 23, DK-1958 Frederiksberg

E-mail: hsp@ign.ku.dk

Languages: Fluent in Danish and English. Basic skills in German and French.

KEY AREAS OF INTEREST GIS-technology, CAD, Geodesign, Accessibility, Spatial modelling, Communicative aspects of GIS, Physical Planning, Recreational modelling and monitoring, Models of human behaviour, Way finding, Didactic aspects of GIS


2002 Ph.D. Thesis: 'GIS, accessibility and physical planning'. Institute of Geography, University of Copenhagen Denmark.

1989 M.Sc. Horticulture,. Thesis: 'Green fields as seen from space'. The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Copenhagen Denmark.


1995- date Senior researcher (associate professor) and GIS-coordinator at Landscape and Planning Denmark, LIFE, University of Copenhagen (1995-2003 as researcher).

2003 - 2007 External associate Professor, Institute of Geography, University of Copenhagen

1997 GIS Mapping Advisor at 'Land Use Planning Project, Bhutan' (3 months).

1996 GIS consultant including purchase and test of GIS equipment for the 'Land resource management project', Mongolia. Planning and execution of training programme for Mongolian and Bhutanese officers in Denmark.

1995 GIS and digital cartography expert. Soil testing, Management and Development of SRDI Project. Training of Bangladesh staff in Denmark at Kampsax International (2 months).

1995 GIS Mapping Advisor at 'Land Use Planning Project, Bhutan'. Digital elevation modelling and PC network set-up (4 months).

1995 GIS and digital cartography expert. Soil testing, Management and Development of project in Bangladesh (2 months).

1992-94 Mapping Advisor at 'Land Use Planning Project, Bhutan'.

1990-92 Programmer and software production coordinator. CADPOINT inc., Denmark.

1989-90 GIS officer. County of Fuen, Denmark.

1987-92 Teaching and research assistant. Department of Urban and Landscape planning, KVL (now LIFE/KU).


2011- date Reviewer for International journal of Geographical Information Sciences

2010- date Reviewer for Environment and Planning B

2007 - 2011 Editor in charge of Geoforum Perspektiv (Magazine for the Danish Geodata- and GIS-sector).

2006- date Chair of the scientific/political committee of Geoforum.

2004- date Reviewer for Urban Forestry and Urban Greening

2003 - 2007 Member of editorial board of Geoforum Perspektiv.

2003- date Member of the censor corps for engineering education in Denmark

2002 Scientific programme reviewer for 'Science and Technology Assistance Agency', Hanulova, 5/B, 84101 Bratislava, Slovakia

2002- date Board member of Geoforum

2001- date Reviewer for Geografisk Tidsskrift

2001 - 2005 Member of the scientific programme committee of ScanGIS

1998 - 2000 Reviewer for Forest and Landscape research

11995 - 2003 Forest & Landscape Denmarks representative of the GIS co-ordinating organisation of the Ministry of Environment

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