Jørgen Hollesen

Expert Member – Denmark (October, 2014)

Senior researcher at The National Museum of Denmark, Dept. Environmental Archaeology and Material Sciences. Ph.D. in physical geography at the University of Copenhagen and The University Center in Svalbard. Specialised within climatology, geochemistry, soil processes and environmental impact modelling. Works with the coupling between the environmental conditions and the preservation of archaeological layers/artefacts based on field measurements, laboratory experiments and modelling. Has participated in more than 15 field campaigns in Svalbard and Greenland and is highly experienced with performing environmental monitoring under very demanding conditions.