Organizational Structure

SITES is funded by the Swedish Research Council (VR), together with four Partner Organization of the research stations; Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Uppsala University, University of Gothenburg, and Swedish Polar Research Secretariat. The collaboration between the Partner Organizations is regulated by a consortium agreement. The coordinator of SITES is SLU and is also where the Secretariat is located. Moreover, SLU is responsible for the coordination of SITES Data Portal and SITES Spectral Thematic Program through a collaboration agreement with Lund University. SITES is governed by an independent Steering Group and advised by a Scientific Advisory Board.

 

SITES Organizational Structure
SITES Organizational Structure

 

Secretariat

Director
Kevin Bishop
Deputy Director
Blaize Denfeld
Data Manager
Holger Villwock
System Developer
Jonathan Thiry
Data and Communication Support
Matilda Andersson
International Coordinator
Ulf Grandin
Economist
Dorte Westin

Station Managers

Abisko
Magnus Augner
Swedish Polar Research Secretariat
Asa
Wilhelm Lönnqvist
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Bolmen
Juha Rankinen
Sweden Water Research - Sydvatten
Erken
Silke Langenheder
Uppsala University
Grimsö
Gunnar Jansson
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Lönnstorp
Johannes Albertsson
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Röbäcksdalen
Brooke Micke
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Skogaryd
Tobias Rutting
University of Gothenburg
Svartberget
Johan Westin
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Thematic Program Leads

SITES Water Lead
Marcus Wallin
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
SITES AquaNet Lead
Silke Langenheder
Uppsala University
SITES Spectral Lead
Lars Eklundh
Lund University

Steering group

Steering Group Chair
Anna Gårdmark
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Vice-Chair
Anders Hedenström
Lund University
Jan Bengtsson
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Johan Bergh
Linneaus University
Inger Kappel Schmidt
University of Copenhagen
Jan Karlsson
Umeå University
Hanna Silvennoinen
Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research

Scientific Advisory Board

Chair
Mari Kallersjö
Vice-Chair
Göran Ståhl
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences,
Klaus Steenberg Larsen
University of Copenhagen
Gerlinde de Deyn
Wageningen University & Research
Kathleen Weathers
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies