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Oceanography educator

Anders Gösta Stigebrandt, Swedish oceanography educator. Recipient Fridtjof Nansen medal European Geophysical Society, 1996, Rossby prize Swedish Geophysical Society, 2001. Fellow Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Background

Stigebrandt, Anders Gösta was born on November 10, 1942 in Uddevalla, Sweden. Son of Gösta Harald and Brita Elisabeth (Sandquist) Stigebrandt.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Göteborg University, Sweden, 1978.

Career

Educational and research assistant Göteborg University, 1968—1973, assistant professor, 1977—1983, professor oceanography, since 1986. Scholar Nordic University Group for Physical Oceanography, 1973—1974. Researcher Sintef, Trondheim, Norway, 1974—1976.

Senior researcher Swedish Natural Science Research Council, 1983—1986. Chairman nomination committee Stockholm Water Prize, 1999-2004. Consultant Institute Marine Research, Bergen Norwegian Institute of Water Research, since 1980.

Membership

Fellow Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, violin.

Connections

Married Siv Lilian (Emanuelsson), December 28, 1965. Children: Fredrik, Henrik, Martin. 1 foster child, Emilie.

father:
Gösta Harald Stigebrandt

mother:
Brita Elisabeth (Sandquist) Stigebrandt

spouse:
Siv Lilian

children:
Fredrik Stigebrandt

Henrik Stigebrandt

Martin Stigebrandt