Øster Voldgade 10, 1350 København K, Område III, Building: 03-1-379
Place of work
Department of Geography and Geology
University of Copenhagen
Øster Voldgade 10
DK 1350 København K
Phone: +45 3532 2505 (direct), 3532 2500 (switch board), +45 40419146 (mobile)
Personal data and education
1979: M. Sc. Physical Geography University of Copenhagen
1982: Ph. D. Physical Geography University of Copenhagen
Sept. 1979 - Sept 1982 : Ph.D.-student Institute of Geography UC
Sept. 1982 - Jan. 1986 : Post. doc. Institute of Geography UC
Jan. 1986 - Dec 1989 : Assistant professor Inst. of Geography UC
Jan. 1990 - April 1992: Associate professor Inst. of Geography UC
May 1992 - April 1993: Research leader. Danish Hydraulic Institute
May 1993 - May 2002: Associate professor Inst. of Geography UC
May 2002 - : Professor in Geography (theme Dymamical Geomorphology)
1978 Steensbys rejselegat for geografer
1985 Løfflers rejselegat for geografer
1998-2005 Member of the Danish Natural Science Research Council
2001-2005 Vice-chairman for the Danish Natural Science Research Council
2001-2003 Member of Forskningsforum
1998-1999 Member of ESA committee. Danish Ministry of Research
1999-2003 Chairman of the ESA committee. Danish Ministry of Research
2001-2004 Member of the Programme Committee for the Agarian Landscape
2000-2004 Chairman of "The Programme Committee for Innovation Post Docs"
2003-2004 Chairman for the Danish Natural Science Research Council committee for funding
.international instumental centres'
Scientific Committees memberships
2007- Member of the Steering Committee for Nordic Research (NORDFORSK)
2004- DANCORE board. Integrated Coastal Zone Management
2004-2005 European Consortium for Ocean Drilling (ECORD)
2004-2007 SCOR/LOICZ working group 122. Sediment retention in estuaries
2003-2004 Chairman for the Research Councils International Board
2003- ESF committee for Innovative Marine Modelling
ESF Membership Critiria Committee
2003- Scientific. Steering Group of Nordic Centres of Excellence
Research Councils committee for environmental research
Nordic Data GRID committee
1999- Danish Royal Geographical Society´s board
1988-1995 Scientific committee of the Danish Society for Natural Conservation (Danmarks Naturfredningsforening).
2007- Member of Dansk Nationalkommittee for Geografi
2007 Member of Dansk Nationalkomite for Oceanologi
2004 Scientific director for Skalling-Laboratoriet Unv. Copenhagen
2002-2003 Medlem af Nat Fak KU´s udvalg for citationsundersøgelse
2000- Medlem af bestyrelsen for GRAS A/S
2000- Member of Miljøklagenævnet
1994- 1998 Member of Miljøklagenævnet
2007- Member of Chefkollegiet for Geocenter Denmark
2007- Vice-Head of Department IGG KU
2002-2006 Substitute of the board of the Faculty of Science University of Copenhagen.
1997- 2001 Member of the board of the Faculty of Science University of Copenhagen.
1993 - 2000 Member of the Institute board of Institute of Geography University of Copenhagen.
1991-1992 Member of the Educational Board at the Institute of Geography university of Copenhagen
1986 - 1996 Chairman for the committee for External financed Research, Institute of Geography University of
1986 - 1988. Vice-chairman of Institute of Geography University of Copenhagen
Have carried out field work in Denmark and Greenland during the last 25 years.
2002-2006: CONWOY 2002-2006: Consequences of weather and climate changes for marine and freshwater ecosystems. Conceptual and operational forecasting of the aquatic environment. (Større Tværgående Forskningsprojekt funded by the Danish Natural Science research Council).
2004-200: Sediment accumulation in tidal environments (Funded by the Danish Natural Science Research Council).
2006-2008: The Origin and Genesis of Coastal Barrier Systems (OBS). (Funded by the Danish Natural Science Research Council)
Have supervised 5 ph.d students and 10 master student during the last 5 years