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Thomas Knut Lennart Elmqvist

Plant ecologist

Thomas Knut Lennart Elmqvist, Swedish plant ecologist. Achievements include assistance in the creation of four rainforest preserves in Western Samoa, South Pacific, in conjunction with research on endangered flying fox species. Member New York Academy of Sciences, Tropica Biology Association (council).

Background

Elmqvist, Thomas Knut Lennart was born on September 20, 1955 in Björkö, Sweden.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Umeå, Sweden, 1987.

Career

Assistant professor Natural Science Research Council, Umeå, Sweden, 1990-1994. Associate professor University Umeå, Sweden, 1994-1996. Science research director Swedish Biodiversity Center, Uppsala, Sweden, since 1996.

Advisory board Swedish Society for Nature Conservation, Stockholm, 1989-1991. Reference group Swedish Nature Science Research Council, Stockholm, 1993-1995.

Achievements

  • Achievements include assistance in the creation of four rainforest preserves in Western Samoa, South Pacific, in conjunction with research on endangered flying fox species.

Membership

Member New York Academy of Sciences, Tropica Biology Association (council).

Connections

Married Eva M. Pontén, September 23, 1987. Children: Emeli, Jonathan, Moa, Sebastian.

spouse:
Eva M. Pontén

children:
Emeli Elmqvist

Jonathan Elmqvist

Moa Elmqvist

Sebastian Elmqvist