Administrative structure

Organisation and members of boards

Administrative structure of Villum Research Station, Station Nord

The administrative structure of Villum Research Station, Station Nord consists of a Daily Management Board, a Science Coordination Board and Steering Board, see Figure.

Daily Management Board

The aim of the Daily Management Board for Villum Research Station (VRS), Station Nord is to:

  • stand for the day to day decisions and do the practical work as laid down in the project description and decided in Science Coordination Board and Steering Board.
  • develop risk and contingency plans when needed.
  • run an interactive website that will be updated regularly.
  • implement a publication strategy to disseminate scientific accomplishments to the wider public.

The members of the Daily management board are listed in the Table below.

Name

Title, function

E-mail address

Henrik Skov

Professor, head of station

HSK@envs.au.dk

Niels Bohse Hendriksen

Dr., Coordinator of the Station

NBH@envs.au.dk

Jørgen Skafte

Chief logistian

jska@envs.au.dk

Science Coordination Board

The aim of the Science Coordination Board for Villum Research Station, Station Nord is to:

  • ensure that the infrastructure is constructed and organized in the best possible way within the frame laid out in the project description before and during the construction period
  • ensure that interdisciplinary climate related research at highest international level has highest priority
  • make the strategic planning of research activities at VRS in accordance with the above taking the advices from International Advisory Board into consideration to facilitate the activities of the DMB.

The members of Science Coordination Board are listed in the table below.

Name

Title

Affiliation

E-mail

Henrik Skov*

Professor, head of  Villum Research Station

Aarhus University

hsk@envs.au.dk

Niels B. Hendriksen

Dr., Coordinator of the Station

Aarhus University

bnbh@envs.au.dk

Lise-Lotte Sørensen

Senior researcher

Aarhus University

LLS@bios.au.DK 

Søren Rysgaard

Director of ARC (among others) /professor

Aarhus University

rysgaard@bios.au.dk

Signe B.  Andersen

Senior Scientist

University of Copenhagen

siba@geus.dk

Niels Kroer

Head of Department

Department  of Biology, KU

nk@bio.ku.dk

Nicolai K.  Larsen

Associated Professor

Aarhus University

nkl@geo.au.dk

Matthew S. Johnson

Professor

University of Copenhagen

msj@kiku.dk

Bo Elberling

Professor

University of Copenhagen

be@geo.ku.dk

Rene Forsberg

Head of Department

DTU

rf@space.dtu.dk 

Niels Larsen

Head of the Centre

 DMI

nl@dmi.dk

Mikala Klint

Coordinator of Chemicals and Arctic

Danish EPA

 

mkl@MST.DK 

Niels M. Schmidt

Head of Zackenberg Station

 Aarhus University

NMS@BIOS.AU.DK

Stefan Wacker

Project leader

ASIAQ

swa@asiaq.gl

Dorthe Dahl-Jensen

Professor Center for ice and Climate, 

University of Copenhagen

ddj@gfy.ku.dk

Bjarne Grønøw

Museums Director,

Professor

National Museum

Bjarne.Gronnow@natmus.dk

Malene J. Simon

Senior researcher

 

Greenland Institute for Natural resources

masi@natur.gl

Terry V. Callaghan

Professor

Sheffield University

terry_callaghan@btinternet.com

Margaretha Johansson

Ass. Professor,

Lund University

MARGARETA.JOHANSSON@nateko.lu.se

Kim Holmen

International Director

Norwegian Polar Institut

kim.holmen@npolar.no

John F. Burkhart

Professor

University of Oslo

john.burkhart@geo.uio.no

Jacqueline Stefels

Ass. Professor

University of Groningen

j.stefels@rug.nl

Caroline Leck

Professor

Stockholm University

lina@misu.su.se

Feiyue Wang

Professor

University of Manitoba

wangf@ms.umanitoba.ca

Tamar Barkay

Professor

Rutgers University,

 

barkay@AESOP.Rutgers.edu

 

Markku Kulmula

Professor

University of Helsinki

kulmala@cc.helsinki.fi

*Chairman

Steering Board

The aim of Steering Board for Villum Research Station, Station Nord is to:

  • ensure that the infrastructure is constructed and organized in the best possible way within the frame laid out in the project description before and during the construction period
  • ensure close collaboration between Villum Research Station, the Government of Greenland and the Defense Command in order to optimize the work at VRS
  • make the strategic planning of the use of the VRS in accordance with the above, taking the advices from the Scientific Board into consideration
  • oversee the activities of the Daily Management and Science Coordination Board and in this way to ensure that the conditions for carrying out research at a high international level are available.

The members of the Steering board are listed in the Table below.

Name

Title/profession

Affiliation

E-mail address

Niels Christian Nielsen*

Professor, Dean

Aarhus University

dean@science.au.dk

Marit-Solveig Seidenkrantz

Professor

Aarhus University

mss@geo.au.dk

Lars Hansen

Director

Villum Fonden

lha@veluxfoundations.dk

Thomas Sinkjær

Professor,  Resarch Director

Villum Fonden

tsi@veluxfoundations.dk

Henrik Skov

Professor

Aarhus University

HSK@ENVS.AU.DK

Mikael Kristensen

Director

Grønlands Selvstyre

MKRI@nanoq.gl

Jens Heine Grauen Larsen

commander

Forsvarskommandoen; FKO

VFK-O-OPS108@mil.dk

*Chairman