Anders Michelsen is Professor in Terrestrial Ecology Section.
Research and teaching output:
Publications: 183 in peer reviewed journals and books since 1990, >200 publications in total. ISI/Web of Science citation index: 179 papers, 6576 times cited (2017); average citations per publication: 38.7; h-index: 47.
Completed research supervision of 8 post docs, 61 MSc students, and 15 Ph.D. students. Present number of post docs 2, Ph.D students 2, MSc students 5.
At University of Copenhagen I am teaching basic and high level courses in Experimental design and statistics, Arctic biology, General ecology, Microbial Ecology, Methods and sampling in Environmental Management, Nature and environment, and Plant ecophysiology, and I am coordinator on a course in Terrestrial ecosystem processes and global change, and on Statistics.
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:
Centre for Permafrost (CENPERM) Danish National Research Foundation/Danmarks Grundforskningsfond 2012-2021. Co-PI.
Nitrogen fixation as a key function in contrasting ecosystems: Climatic and molecular controls, Det Frie Forskningsråd | Natur og Univers, 2.416.251 DKK (2016-2019).