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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
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
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
08 NOV

New study shows what triggers changes in the thick snow covering the Greenland...

Using weather data and a state-of-the-art snow model, tightly constrained by in-situ firn observations, a team of researchers have revealed what controls key physical characteristics...

Ice research Climate change Polar research
2017
Rink Glacier in Greenland. Photo: NASA/OIB.
21 DEC

Unique climate mission to end as an impressive shooting star

DTU Space has made a big scientific contribution to NASA’s climate research mission GRACE, which is now ending after 15 years.

Space research Satelittes Climate change Ice research
Photo: Astrid Degerbøl
13 OCT

He knows how fast the ice is melting

Abbas Khan has worked at DTU Space for ten years. In his capacity as associate professor, he has provided the world with crucial new knowledge about the fast-melting ice...

Earth sciences Climate change Ice research Polar research
Photo: DTU Space/NASA
12 JUN

DTU concludes international ice-mapping in the Arctic

In spring 2017, an international team led by DTU Space has mapped the ice above the sea and land from Canada over Greenland to Svalbard to gain as detailed a picture as...

Ice research Climate change Mapping and surveying

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