Olafur Astthorsson

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Staff

Olafur Astthorsson

PhD
Iceland

Short Bio

Dr. Asthorsson is the deputy director of the Marine Research Institute. He holds a BSc in biology from the University of Iceland and a PhD in zoology from the University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland. 

Olafur's research interests include species distribution and life cycle strategies of zooplankton (copepods, euphausiids, mysids), recruitment of fish stocks and long term changes in the Icelandic marine ecosystem in relation to climate.

Education

  • PhD, , Marine Research Institute,