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ecohydrologist

Nils Erik Brink, Swedish ecohydrologist. Achievements include patents in Sewage Water Purification. Named honorary governor Swedish Government, Stockholm, 1984. Chairman Health Care, Uppsala, 1968-1972.; Officer of Reserve, Infantry, 1945-1970, Hort.Exptl. Station at Swedish University Agricultural Sciences, 1987-1999. Fellow The Masonic Order, Red Cross.

Background

Brink, Nils Erik was born on November 27, 1921 in Färila, Sweden. Son of Jon Olof and Anna Petréa (Hannberg) Brink.

Education

Agronomist, Agricultural College of Sweden, Uppsala, 1949. Agronomie Licentiate, Agricultural College of Sweden, Uppsala, 1954. DAgrl, Agricultural College of Sweden, Uppsala, 1962.

Lecturer, Agricultural College of Sweden, Uppsala, 1963. Professor, Agricultural College of Sweden, Uppsala, 1984.

Career

Teacher Farm School, Arbrå, Sweden, 1948-1949. Assistant, 1st assistant Agricultural College of Sweden, Uppsala, 1948-1962, researcher, 1962-1970, assistant professor, 1970-1977, Swedish University Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, 1977-1984. Professor, 1984-1987.

Emeritus professor, from 1987. Researcher on composting, 1987-1999. Founder Division Water Protection, Agricultural College, 1970.

Researcher agro-hydrology, 1948-1954, purification of sewage water, 1954-1962, on selfpurification in soils and streams, studies on protozooan in sandfilters, 1962-1972, on water pollution from agriculture and forests, leaching of nutrients and pesticides, 1972-1987, composting, 1975-1982, 87-99. Teacher hydrology, wat. prot. Institute Soil Science, Agricultural College, 1949-1987, teacher mathematics, 1963-1970.

Teacher Institute of Technology Stockholm, 1949-1956, department limnology Uppsala University, 1965-1969. Consultant in ecohydrology, Uppsala, 1990-1998. With Swedish Agriculture and Forest Research Council, National Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, Swedish Academy Agriculture and Forestry, Nordic Agricultural Society, Scandinavian Council Applied Research, Swedish Society Conservation Nature.

Lecturer in field.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents in Sewage Water Purification.

Membership

Chairman Health Care, Uppsala, 1968-1972. Officer of Reserve, Infantry, 1945-1970, Hort.Exptl. Station at Swedish University Agricultural Sciences, 1987-1999.

Fellow The Masonic Order, Red Cross.

Connections

Married Greta Maria Broborg, April 5, 1947 (divorced August 31, 1994). Children: Karl Johan, Anna Karin.

father:
Jon Olof Brink

mother:
Anna Petréa (Hannberg) Brink

spouse:
Greta Maria Broborg

children:
Karl Johan Brink

Anna Karin Brink