4th Nordic Summer School
                      in Geographic Information Science
       3 - 7 August 2009, Gävle, Sweden
(in conjunction with the 3rd ICA workshop)
 Terje Midtbø

Professor Terje Midtbø, Division of Geomatics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway.

Terje Midtbø made his PhD in 1993 at Norwegian Institute of Technology. The title of the thesis was ˇ°Spatial modelling by Delaunay networks of two and three dimensionsˇ±. Since then he has filled an academic position at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). In the period 1993-2000 he was Associate Professor, and from 2000 he entered the position as Professor in Geomatics (Cartography). At NTNU he has been working with education and research within Geographical Information Science and Cartography. In his work he has interests within data structures for terrain modelling, methods for distribution of geographic information on the Internet and handling of geographic phenomena which includes a temporal component. The last years he has, for one thing, studied map animations and how these can improve the communication of map information. In the period July 2002 ¨C July 2003 he spent his sabbatical year at National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis, University of California at Santa Barbara. He is leader of the board of the Norwegian Association for Geomatics and Geographic Information Science (GeoForum).