Mikrobielle prosesser i marin karbonsyklus og biogeokjemiske påvirkninger av utvekslingen av karbondioksid mellom hav og atmosfære. Sentralt står bakterienes aktivitet og omdanning av løst organisk materiale samt global karbonsyklus og forsuring av havet.
MKNUT YNGVE BØRSHEIM
Institute of Marine Research
NO-5017 Bergen, Norway
Phone: +47 55238491
Age and nationality
Date of birth: Feb. 24 1953
Home address: Haugeveien 3, NO-5005 Bergen
Doctor philosophiae (University of Bergen, Norway, 1993).
Title of the thesis for the dr. degree: “Growth rate and mortality of bacteria in aquatic environments”. Opponents: Professor Morten Søndergaard, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and Professor Åke Hagström, University of Umeå, Sweden.
Cand. real.(University of Bergen, Norway 1979). Title of the thesis: “Carbon and Sulfur Cycles in Lake Sælenvatnet” (In Norwegian).
Institute of Marine Research, Climate and Oceanography Group, Bergen, Norway
Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, Bergen, Norway
Scientific Assistant 1978-1979 at: Department of Microbiology and Plant Physiology, The University of Bergen, Norway.
Scientific Assistant 1980-1982 at: Department of Microbiology, the Norwegian Agricultural University, Ås, Norway.
Research scientist at 1983-1989: Department of Microbiology and Plant Physiology, The University of Bergen, Norway.
Senior Research Scientist 1990-2004: (20-30% of the time also Associate Professor) at the Department of Biotechnology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway.
Senior Research Scientist 2005-2008 (20%) at Institute of Biology, University of Bergen).
Senior Research Scientist 2005 –current: Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway
Member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change as lead author in assessment of impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability (Working Group II contribution to the IPCC's Sixth Assessment Report, WGII AR6, 2019-2022).
The John Martin Award from American Society of Limnology and Oceanography 2011 for the paper Bergh et al. (1989). The John Martin Award, established in 2005, recognizes a paper in aquatic sciences that is judged to have had a high impact on subsequent research in the field. The Martin Award is for papers at least 10 years old.