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Ecologist , researcher

Bengt-Owe Roland Jansson, Swedish ecologist, researcher. Decorated Gold medal King of Sweden, 1997; Recipient award Åland Foundation, Finland, 1992, (with wife) World Wildlife Fund's Marmerfelt prize, 1999. Served to sergeant Swedish Army, 1951-1958. Member Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (J. Gust. Richert prize 1990), Institute Ecology Germany.

Background

Jansson, Bengt-Owe Roland was born on March 29, 1931 in Visby, Sweden. Son of Thure Gustav and Esther (Sahlström) Jansson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Stockholm (Sweden) University, 1957. Doctor of Science, Stockholm (Sweden) University, 1968.

Career

Assistant professor Stockholm University, 1968-1972. Associate professor Swedish Natural Science Research Council, Stockholm, 1972-1978, graduate research professor, 1978-1989. Professor systems ecology Stockholm University, 1989-1996, professor emeritus, since 1996.

Director Stockholm Marine Research Center, 1989-1996. Member advisory board Alfred Wegener Institute, Bremerhaven, Germany, since 1991. Member executive committee Science Committee on Problems of the Environment, Paris, 1992-1998.

Membership

Served to sergeant Swedish Army, 1951-1958. Member Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (J. Gust. Richert prize 1990), Institute Ecology Germany.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Art, music, diving, travel.

Connections

Married AnnMari Eva Olausson. Children: Eva, Olof, Per.

father:
Thure Gustav Jansson

mother:
Esther (Sahlström) Jansson

spouse:
AnnMari Eva Olausson

children:
Eva Jansson

Olof Jansson

Per Jansson