Karl-Ernst Behre

Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

 

Retired but still active

Tel.: +49 4421 915-145

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Publications

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Curriculum vitae
2000Retirement as head of the Institute NIhK and Emeritus Professor at the Free University of Amsterdam
1994Appointment as Full Professor (part time) of Quaternary Vegetation History at the Faculty of Geology of the Free University of Amsterdam
1991Appointment as executive director of the NIhK
1978Appointment as scientific director of NIhK
1974Appointment as Associate Professor of Botany at the University of Göttingen (external)
1971Election as president of the „Marschenrat zur Förderung der Forschung im Küstengebiet der Nordsee“ (reelections until 1995)
1969Habilitation for Botany at the University of Göttingen (external)
1962Research associate at the Lower Saxony State Institute for Marsh- and Terp Research, now Lower Saxony Institute for Historical Coastal Research (NIhK)
1961PhD graduation in Botany at the Georg-August-University Göttingen
1954 - 1961Study of biology, geography and chemistry at the Universities of Marburg, Innsbruck and Göttingen
13.02.1935born in Bremen

 

Research priorities
Holocene vegetation and climate history
Archaeobotany and palaeoecology
Biostratigraphy of the Quaternary

 

Current research topics
Re-Editing of the volume by G. Lang: Quaternary Vegetation History of Europe, together with B. Ammann, P. van der Knaap and W. Tinner

 

Memberships, honorary offices, awards
Full member of the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut
Member of the Römisch-Germanische Kommission by the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (1992-2002)
Full member of the Subcommission of Quaternary Stratigraphy of the German Stratigraphic Commission
Corresponding member of the Senckenbergische Naturforschende Gesellschaft
Corresponding Member der Societas Zoologica Botanica VANAMO, Finnland
Honorary president of the Marschenrat zur Förderung der Forschung im Küstengebiet der Nordsee (since 1995)
Founder of the journal Vegetation History and Archaeobotany and Editor-in-Chief 1992-2001, since then member of the Editorial Board
Member of the Editorial Board of the journal Acta Palaeobotanica (Poland)
Mitglied im Editorial Board der Fachzeitschrift Studia Quaternaria (Polen)
Member of the Editorial Board of the journal DROSERA, Naturkundliche Mitteilungen aus Nordwestdeutschland
Member of the Steering Committee of the Polish Research Project Migration Period between Odra and Vistula since 2012
Mitglied im Steering Committee des polnischen Forschungsprojekts Migration Period between Odra and Vistula seit 2012
Member of the Advisory Board of the Oldenburgische Landschaft
Member of the Advisory Board of the Oldenburgischer Landesverein
2000 Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
2004 Award of the Albrecht Penck-Medal of the Deutsche Quartärvereinigung
2010 Bestowal of the Landschaftsmedaille of the Oldenburgische Landschaft
2010 Nomination as honorary member of the Natural Scientific Society of Bremen
2012 Bestowal of the 7. Wilhelmshaven-Award for Maritime and Coastal Research