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Godthåbsfjorden. Foto: Torkel Gissel Nielsen.
11 AUG

First quantification of microplastics off the coast of Nuuk

A new study shows that concentrations of microscopic plastic particles in the sea along the west coast of Greenland are roughly the same as in the Atlantic Ocean

Food, fish and agriculture Environment and pollution
Fishing boat surrounded by ice in Arctic waters
22 JUN

Research into ecosystem tipping points in the Arctic

New Horizon 2020 project, ECOTIP, will assess the cascading effects of climate change to Arctic marine ecosystems and depending societies

Food, fish and agriculture Marine research Climate change
Cold Climate student Renato Sperandio Rodrigues from Brazil participating study start at Arctic DTU Campus Sisimiut.
07 FEB

Arctic DTU attracts international students

Arctic DTU Campus Sisimiut attracts international students for Arctic Semester and challenges of extreme engineering.

Polar research Mapping and surveying Ice research Geology Construction and mechanics Construction materials Building design Building construction
2019
20 MAY

Urban planning in the Arctic – how to plan for the extreme?

PhD student Jennifer Fiebig researches in urban planning in the Arctic by examining snowdrift – through fieldwork and with substitute materials in the laboratory...

Building design Building construction Construction materials Polar research Climate adaption
Photo: Per Anton Almgren
19 FEB

New study programme focusing on Greenland and global fisheries

Students can now apply to enrol in a new BEng programme—Fisheries Technology—starting in September.

Food, fish and agriculture
Foto: DTU Byg
01 FEB

Earth’s permafrost is sweating

Globally, the temperature of permafrost on Earth has risen 0.3 degrees Celsius in the last decade; and the temperature keeps rising, shows the first comprehensive study...

Geology Mapping and surveying Climate change Coasts and harbours Climate adaption
The ice cap is monitored via satellites combined with data from 57 GPS stations measuring directly on the bedrock in Greenland how much it rises when the ice on top of it melts away. In this way, the loss of ice is calculated very precisely.  Photo: Finn Bo Madsen.
22 JAN

Greenland ice melt accelerating dramatically

New study shows that the melt process reacts surprisingly quickly to changes in the atmosphere and the waters around Greenland.

Climate change Ice research Earth observation
2018
Photo: Joachim Rode
04 DEC

Ice splinters marked the inauguration of new laboratories

On Wednesday, 28 November, HRH Crown Prince Frederik spearheaded the inauguration of two new laboratories.

Earth sciences Materials Environment and pollution Geology Polar research Construction materials Indoor climate
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
28 NOV

Crushed mining waste can replace cement

Mining waste can replace up to ten per cent of the cement used in concrete without compromising the strength of the materials.

Construction materials Building construction Climate change Environment and pollution Waste management
Illustration: NASA/Science
16 NOV

DTU contributes to mapping of unique meteorite crater in Greenland

An international team of researchers has discovered a giant meteorite crater—with a diameter of 31 km—buried deep under the inland ice in Greenland.

Geology Polar research Climate change

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