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Ecologist , researcher

Hans Åke Persson, Swedish ecologist, researcher. Recipient Linné prize Royal Society Sciences, Uppsala, 1981. Member International Society Root Research (president 1982-1988, 88-96, 96—), British Ecological Society, International Association Ecology.

Background

Persson, Hans Åke was born on March 23, 1942 in Lännäs, Örebro, Sweden. Son of Anders and Valborg (Larsson) Persson.

Education

University degree, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1975.

Career

Secretary International Biological Program Swedish National Research Council, Stockholm, 1968-1969. Research assistant Uppsala University, 1969-1972, Swedish Agricultural University, Uppsala, 1972-1984, research leader, 1984-1990, assistant professor, 1990-2001, professor root ecology, since 2001.

Membership

Member International Society Root Research (president 1982-1988, 88-96, 96—), British Ecological Society, International Association Ecology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Landscape painting, stamp collecting/philately, ceramics.

Connections

father:
Anders Persson

mother:
Valborg (Larsson) Persson