Karna Lidmar-Bergström

Karna Lidmar-Bergström (born 1940) is a Swedish geologist and geomorphologist known for her study of Pre-Quaternary landforms in Sweden and Norway. In 2004 she was elected into the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.[1]

Karna Lidmar-Bergström
Born1940 (age 82–83)
Alma materLund University
Known forStudy of Pre-Quaternary landforms
AwardsBjörkénska priset (2006)
Scientific career
InstitutionsLund University
Stockholm University
InfluencesÅke Mattsson

Lidmar-Bergström studied at Lund University under professor Karl-Erik Bergsten.[2] Later Mats Åkesson served as her unofficial doctoral advisor, as the tutor system did not exist back then.[2]

Notable publicationsEdit

  • 1982. Pre-Quaternary Geomorphological Evolution in Southern Fennoscandia. Meddelanden från Lunds Universitets Geografiska Institution, Avhandlingar, 91 /Sveriges Geologiska Undersökning Serie C, 785.
  • 1996. Long term morphotectonic evolution in Sweden. Geomorphology, 16, 33–59.


  1. ^ Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien: Karna Lidmar-Bergström ny ledamot i klass V, pressmeddelande 2004-05-26
  2. ^ a b Lidmar-Bergström, Karna (2020). "The major landforms of the bedrock of Sweden–with a view on the relationships between physical geography and geology". Geografiska Annaler. Swedish Society for Anthropology and Geography. 102: 1–11. doi:10.1080/04353676.2019.1702809.