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2021
Peter Aagaard Brixen
23 MAR

What will happen when the permafrost melts?

Greenland’s first highway—between Kangerlussuaq and Sisimiut—is being built to monitor the impact of climate change.

Polar research Climate change Ice research
Marja Koski
23 MAR

Can we measure the effects of climate change in the Arctic?

In autumn 2020, an international research team was stationed in the sea west of Greenland to investigate how climate change affects ecosystems in the Arctic.

Climate change Ice research Polar research
Skibsingeniørfirmaet Knud E. Hansen
23 MAR

New Arctic research ship on the way

In autumn 2020, government funding for a new ocean-going research ship finally fell into place. This will replace Dana IV, Denmark’s only marine research ship that...

Ice research Polar research
DTU Space
23 MAR

Ice melting at increasing rate

All measurements of the Greenland ice sheet indicate it is melting faster than previously thought.

Polar research Ice research
Getty Images
23 MAR

For the benefit of society - also in the Arctic

Arctic DTU is the gateway to DTU’s activities in the Arctic region. In the coming years, the centre will promote cooperation with other Arctic research and education...

Polar research
Peter Aagaard Brixen
23 MAR

DTU tests new principles for Arctic construction

In the largest construction research project in Greenland to date, DTU is exploring traditional and new ways of building in an Arctic climate.

Bridge constructions Building design Polar research
2020
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 adaptation
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
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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