Linder Sune, born 3 May, 1943. PhD in Plant Physiology in Umeå University, Sweden (1972). Professor in Forest Ecology for the Faculty of Forest Sciences at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (1986-2010), and thereafter Professor Emeritus for the same faculty. Main research interests are in forest ecophysiology with special emphasis on carbon and nutrient dynamics and the likely impacts of climate change on structure and function of forest ecosystems. Honorary doctor for the University of Eastern Finland, fellow of the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry, and the Royal Scientific Society in Uppsala. Author (and co-author) of more than 100 papers in international peer-reviewed journals.