Dean Jacobsen by decree

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									                                 DEAN JACOBSEN

                              CURRICULUM VITAE




Personal information

Born 1962 in Toronto, Canada. Nationality Danish
Present position Associate professor (Lektor)

E-mail: djacobsen@zi.ku.dk

Professional career

      M.Sc. degree in Biology 1989, from the University of Copenhagen.
      Ph.D. degree in Freshwater Biology 1993, from the University of Copenhagen.
      Invited lecturer, Departamento de Ciencias Biológicas, Universidad Católica, Quito.
       1994 - present.
      Assistant professor, Freshwater Biological Laboratory, University of Copenhagen.
       1994 - 1997.
      Amanuensis, Freshwater Biological Laboratory, University of Copenhagen. 1997 -
       1999.

Current research projects

      The importance of oxygen and temperature for altitudinal diversity gradients of
       freshwater invertebrates, 2004-2006 (SNF)

Other activities

      Ad hoc referee for 10+ scientific journals and research councils
      "Freelance" director of theses' at the Universidad Católica del Ecuador
      Teaching courses in limnology at Universities in South America
      Member of the Danish censor team in Biology
      Referee on international Ph.D. projects

Member of the steering group for the Danish research program on effects of pesticides in
freshwaters



Research

      Differences in structure and function between tropical and temperate streams
      Ecology of Andean streams
      Patterns in diversity of stream invertebrates along gradients of altitude, temperature,
       and oxygen pressure
      Effects of human impacts on streams, in particular organic pollution and riparian
       deforestation

Teaching

      Basic ecology
      Biological assessment of freshwater pollution
      Stream ecology (Freshwater ecology)
      Biodiversity

Other activities

      Ad hoc referee for 15+ scientific journals and research councils
      "Freelance" director of theses' at the Universidad Católica del Ecuador
      Teaching courses in limnology at Universities in South America.
      Member of the Danish censor team in Biology
      Reviewing of international Ph.D dissertations
      Member of steering group for the Danish research program on effects of pesticides
       in freshwaters




Publicaciones

      Jacobsen D. 2001. Vandløbsmiljø i Ecuador. Vand & Jord 1: 13-16.
      Jacobsen D. 2001. Los ríos en el Ecuador: un ecosystema importante pero casi
       olvidado. Nuestra Ciencia 3: 4-9
      Jacobsen D. & Terneus, E. 2001. Aquatic macrophytes in cool aseasonal and
       seasonal streams: a comparison between Ecuadorian highland and Danish lowland
       streams. Aquatic Botany 71: 281-295.
      Sand-Jensen K. & Jacobsen D. 2002. Herbivory and growth in terrestrial and
       aquatic populations of amphibious plants. Freshwater Biology 47: 275-288.
      Jacobsen D. & Bojsen B. 2002. Macroinvertebrate drift in Amazon streams in
       relation to riparian forest cover and fish fauna. Archiv für Hydrobiologie 155: 177-
       197.
      Jacobsen D. 2003. Quién habitaba en aquellos ríos? Terra Incognita 24: 20-23
      Jacobsen D. 2003. Los ríos de la Sierra ecuatoriana son los más sensibles a la
       contaminación. Desafío 7: 14-18.
      Jacobsen D. 2003. Altitudinal changes in diversity of macroinvertebrate
       communities from small streams in the Ecuadorian Andes. Archiv für
       Hydrobiologie 158: 145-167.
      Bojsen B. & Jacobsen D. 2003. Effects of deforestation on macroinvertebrate
       diversity and assemblage structure in Ecuadorian Amazon streams. Archiv für
       Hydrobiologie 158: 317-342.
      Jacobsen D., Rostgaard S. & Vásconez J.J. 2003. Are macroinvertebrates in high
       altitude streams affected by oxygen deficiency? Freshwater Biology 48: 2025-
       2032.
   Jacobsen D. 2004. Contrasting patterns in local and zonal family richness of stream
    invertebrates along an Andean altitudinal gradient. Freshwater Biology 49: 1293-
    1305.
   Jacobsen D. 2005. Temporally variable macroinvertebrate-stone relationships in
    streams. Hydrobiologia 544: 201-214.
   Rostgaard S. & Jacobsen D. 2005. Respiration rate of stream insects measured in
    situ along a large altitude range. Hydrobiologia 549: 79-98.

								
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