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Torbjörn Karsten Bredstrup Fagerström Edit Profile

Ecologist , educator

Torbjörn Karsten Bredstrup Fagerström, Swedish ecologist, educator. Fellow Fysiografiska Sallskaket Lund; member Swedish Ornithologists Association, Swedish Association for Conservation of Nature, Swedish Society Oikos, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Background

Fagerström, Torbjörn Karsten Bredstrup was born on December 9, 1944 in Uppsala, Sweden. Son of Mauritz E.F. and Grethe B. (Jespersen) Fagerström.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Uppsala University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, 1975.

Career

Research assistant Swedish Water and Air Pollution Research Laboratory, Stockholm, 1970-1976. Researcher Swedish University Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, 1977-1980. Associate professor Swedish Natural Sciences Research Council, 1980-1986.

Professor, department head theoretical ecology Lund (Sweden) University, since 1986. Chairman zoology committee Swedish Natural Sciences Research Council, Stockholm, 1989-1992. Member board Institute for Future Studies, Stockholm.

Vice cean subfaculty biological and geological science Lund University, since 1992.

Membership

Fellow Fysiografiska Sallskaket Lund. Member Swedish Ornithologists Association, Swedish Association for Conservation of Nature, Swedish Society Oikos, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Birdwatching and ringing, music.

Connections

Married Marianne Bergendal. Children: Gustav, Emma.

father:
Mauritz E.F. Fagerström

mother:
Grethe B. (Jespersen) Fagerström

spouse:
Marianne Bergendal

children:
Gustav Fagerström

Emma Fagerström