Hans Ulrik Riisgård
Hans Ulrik Riisgård obtained his M.S. (1976), Ph.D. (1979), and D.S. (1982) degrees from University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark. During the period 1977 to 1983, he was an Experimental Marine Biologist, Marine Pollution Laboratory, National Agency of Environmental Protection, Charlottenlund, Denmark, from 1997 to 2000, a Guest Professor, Kristineberg Marine Research Station, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, from 1983 to 2008, an Associate Professor of marine ecology, Institute of Biology, University of Southern Denmark (SDU), and since 2008, a Professor of marine biology, Marine Biological Research Centre (SDU). His research interests include filter-feeding in marine invertebrates, bioenergetics (food-uptake, assimilation, respiration, energy budgets, growth, costs of growth, growth efficiency), biological filter-pumps, biomixing, fluid mechanics, population grazing impact, particle capture mechanisms, benthic-pelagic coupling, biological structure and nutrient dynamics, grazing impact of benthic filter feeders, as well as implications of density-driven currents for interaction between jellyfish and zooplankton. He participates in several Editorial boards as follows: (1) Contributing/Review Editor for the Journal Marine Ecology Progress Series (MEPS) since 1985, (2) Coeditor for the Journal of Sea Research since 1995, (3) Advisory Board of the Journal of North Atlantic Marine Science Sarsia from 1996 to 2005, (4) Editor of MEPS Discussion Forum 2 since 2000, (5) Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Cell and Animal Biology since 2007, (6) Editorial Board Member of the Open Oceanography Journal since 2007, (7) Editorial Board Member of the Open Oceanography Reviews since 2007, (8) and Editorial Board Member of Journal of Marine Biology since 2008. He shared in 165 articles that may be divided into (a) peer-reviewed scientific papers in English (123 titles); (b) textbooks/journal articles/reports and popular science articles in Danish (44 titles).
Biography Updated on 18 November 2012