Stefan Bertilsson, Professor of Functional Ecology

Last changed: 25 August 2021
Portrait of Stefan Bertilsson.

Stefan Bertilsson is a professor of Functional Ecology of Limnic Systems since 1 July 2019. His inauguration lecture has the title "The microbial engines of lakes".

Stefan Bertilsson’s research targets the ecology and biogeochemistry of aquatic microorganisms in lakes and oceans as well as ground water and wetlands. His ongoing research concerns the microbial transformation and cycling of carbon and nitrogen compounds, but also the conversion of inorganic mercury into more harmful methyl mercury. Stefan Bertilsson is also the director of the Swedish Infrastructure for Ecosystem Science (SITES).

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Get to know professor Stefan Bertilsson and his work.

Inauguration lecture

Follow Professor Stefan Bertilsson´s recorded lecture.

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