Jens Havskov

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Jens Havskov

 Born                                        29.07.46 Denmark

Address                                   Skogvik, 5306 Erdal

 Professional Studies:

- B.Sc., University of Copenhagen, Physics and Chemistry, 1970,
- M.Sc., University of Copenhagen, Seismology, 1973.

- Teaching Certificate for High School, University of Copenhagen, 1974.
- Ph.D., University of Alberta Geophysics, 1978...


1974-1975                 Teaching physics and chemistry in high school in Denmark.

1975-1978                 Teaching assistant in physics at the University of Alberta,Cánada.

1978-1982                 Researcher, Instituto de Ingenieria, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico.

1982-1995                 Seniorior Lecturer, Seismological Observatory,UniversityofBergen.

1995-2008                 Professor, Department of Geoscience,UniversityofBergen

2008-                         Professor emeritus,  -----------------------------------------------

Teaching experience:   Physics, University of Alberta, 1975-78.

Seismology, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1978-82.

Seismology, University of Bergen, 1982-present.

Has been responsible for organizing the international MSc study in seismology at the Institute of Solid Earth Physics,University of Bergen.

Organization and teaching of international training courses in observatory seismology with participants from Latin America and Africa (Norad sponsored).

Supervision of 25 students on Msc and PhD level since 1978.

Yearly internationl course (UNESCO  and GFZ sponsored) in seismological observatory practice (since 1996).

Project responsibility:  Several projects building up and operating the National Norwegian Seismic Network (14 mill NOK since 1984).

Earthquake disaster reduction and seismological network operation in Central America andAfrica. Projects sponsored by Norad (7 mill NOK since 1991-2000

Several projects doing research in various aspects of seismology 2 mill NOK since 1986).

Other responsibilities: Director of Institute of Solid Earth Physics 1988-1991, 1995-1997

Member of National Research Council geoscience committee since 1990-94.