Michael Olesen

Michael Olesen

Lektor emeritus

Specialisation: biological oceanography

Nationality: Danish. Year and place of birth: 1953, Antwerpen, Belgium.

Languages: Danish (mother tongue), French and English

Address (private): Hegnsvej 58, DK-2850 Nærum, Denmark. Phone: +45 45 80 74 08. Cell phone: +45 21 60 88 53. E-mail: micholes@mail.dk

Education: M.Sc. in Biology (1984), Freshwater Laboratory, University of Copenhagen, Ph.D. (1992), Marine Biological Laboratory, University of Copenhagen.

Experience record: 1996- Associate Professor and 1993-1996 Post Doc, Marine Biological Laboratory, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. 1985-1989: COWIconsult, Consulting Engineers and Planners, Copenhagen, Denmark. 1984-1985: Aurehøj High School, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1979-1984 attendant and instructor Zoological Museum, Copenhagen.

Key qualifications: Michael Olesen has during his employment as environmental biologist emphasized applied research, evaluation and communication of scientific information and environmental assessment strategy. In recent years Dr. Michael Olesen has been working as scientist in studying the significance of planktonic community structure for the productivity of the sea. Teaching experience at all levels has been obtained during 15 years employment at the University of Copenhagen.

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