Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate research


Section head, Professor Kasper Thorup

The Section studies the fundamental evolutionary and ecological principles and processes that generate and maintain biodiversity on Earth. We study past, present and future patterns in biological diversity, its distribution, the interactions among species and their future fate under global change of climate.















Research groups

Research within the section is organized in the Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate. The section hosts the following centers, the Villum Foundation Mountain Center (leader Carsten Rahbek), Dansk-islandsk havforskningscenter (leader Katherine Richardson), the Sustainability Science Center (leader Katherine Richardson) and the IPBES i Danmark

The section also hosts the following researchers: