Born 1946 in Denmark. Senior researcher Dept. of Agroecology, Aarhus University. MSc (1973, forest management) University of Copenhagen and PhD (1980) Colorado State University, USA. Thesis on satellite hydrology. 1973-1975 FAO/UNDP associate expert forestry, Nigeria. 1975-1980 Colorado State University PhD student and research associate, Watershed Sciences. 1980 – 1986 DHI Water and Environment, Hørsholm, Denmark. At Aarhus University working on a range of projects related to remote sensing, hydrology, fluxes of greenhouse gasses and mapping of plant canopy structure and soil texture and water holding capacity. Has developed a range of instruments one of them being patented.
Currently supervising 3 PhD students. More than 50 scientific publications, half of them published in peer-reviewed journals.