Carsten Suhr Jacobsen

Department of Geochemistry

Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS)

Thoravej 8

2400 Copehagen NV


Phone +45 38142313

Fax: +45 33142050

Email: [email protected]


Since 1996 employed at GEUS as senior scientist in soil molecular microbiology. Previously employed at Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University (KVL) as assistant professor (1992-1996) and at National Environmental Research Institute  as researcher (1991-1992). MSc from KVL in 1987 in pesticide  fate in soil and PhD from UoC in 1991 in molecular soil microbiology.


Research Interests:


Nucleic acid based analysis of soil microbial populations.

Fate and effects of pesticides and PAH’s in soil and groundwater.


5 most recent publications:


Tolker-Nielsen, T., Brinch, U.C., Ragas, P.C., Andersen, J.B., Jacobsen C.S. and Molin S.

Development and dynamics of Pseudomonas sp. biofilms.

Journal of Bacteriology 182: 6482-6489.


Thirup, L.; Ekelund, F.; Johnsen, K. and Jacobsen C.S. (2000)

Population dynamics of the fast-growing sub-populations of Pseudomonas and total bacteria, and their protozoan grazers, revealed by fenpropimorph treatment.

Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 32:1615-1623


Bjørnlund, L.; Ekelund, F.; Christensen, S.; Jacobsen, C.S.; Krogh, P.H. and Johnsen, K. (2000)

Interactions between saprotrophic fungi, bacteria and protozoa on decomposing wheat roots in soil influenced by the fungicide fenpropimorph (Corbel): A field study.

Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 32:967-975


Ekelund, F.; Christensen, S.; Rønn, R.; Buhl, E. and Jacobsen, C.S. (1999)

An automated technique for most-probable-number (MPN) analysis of phagotrophic protozoa with lux AB labelled bacteria as growth medium.

Journal of Microbiological Methods 38:177-183


Bossi, R., Seiden, P.,  Andersen, S.M.; Jacobsen, C.S. and Streibig J.C. (1999)

Analysis of Metsulfuron-methyl in Soil by Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry. Application to a Field Dissipation Study. 

Journal of Agricultural and. Food Chemistry 47:4462-4468.