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Peter Vestergaard

Peter Vestergaard

Associate professor emeritus

Current research

Vegetation ecology, vegetation dynamics and nutrient cycling in coastal ecosystem, with special reference to salt marshes. Succession in natural and man-made coastal areas. Dynamic processes related to nature management. Effects of and recovery after fire in coastal dunes and heath. Trace metal ecology. Climate change with special reference to sea level rise. Impact of invasive species, especially Rosa rugosa, on coastal ecosystems.

Special duties

Member of the board of the Læsø Laboratory, University of Copenhagen.

Dissertation (Dr. scient.) 2002

Vestergaard, P. 2002. Vegetations- og jordbundsstudier på danske strandenge. En sammenfattende redegørelse for tidligere studier. Studies in vegetation and soil of coastal meadows in Denmark. A conspectus of previous studies. Botanical Institute, University of Copenhagen. 118 pp.

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Det åbne Land

    Vestergaard, P. (ed.) 2007 København: Gyldendal. 670 p.

    Research output: CommunicationBook

  2. Published

    Vegetationsøkologi

    Petersen, P. M. & Vestergaard, P. 2006 København: Gyldendal. 189 p.

    Research output: EducationBook

  3. Published
  4. Published

    Kustbiotoper i Norden. Hotade och representative biotoper

    Baldursson, T., Bonn, T., Ekker, A. T., Thorell, L. G. & Vestergaard, P. 2001 København: Nordic Council of Ministers. 344 p.

    Research output: ResearchBook

  5. Published

    Strandenge - en beskyttet naturtype

    Vestergaard, P. 2000 København: G.E.C. Gads Forlag, Miljø- og Energiministeriet, Skov- og Naturstyrelsen. 224 p.

    Research output: ResearchBook

  6. Published

    Vegetation ecology of coastal meadows in Southeastern Denmark

    Vestergaard, P. 1998 In : Opera Botanica. 134, p. 1-69

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  7. Published

    Natural plant diversity development on a man-made dune system

    Vestergaard, P. 2013 Restoration of Coastal Dunes. Martínez, M. L., Gallego-Fernández, J. B. & Hesp, P. A. (eds.). Heidelberg: Springer, p. 49-66 18 p.

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewBook chapter

  8. Published

    Klithedebranden i Hansted-reservatet i 1992 - 20 år senere

    Vestergaard, P. & Alstrup, V. 2015 In : URT. 39, 3, p. 82-87 6 p.

    Research output: ResearchJournal article

  9. Published

    Atlas Flora Danica 1-3

    Hartvig, P. (ed.) & Vestergaard, P. (ed.) 2015 København: Gyldendal. 1230 p.

    Research output: ResearchBook

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