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2019
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
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
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
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
08 NOV

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

U sing 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...

Ice research Climate change Polar research
22 JUN

New spearhead for DTU's Arctic activities

DTU has recruited a new head of centre to work with coordination and dissemination of the University's Arctic activities within research, education, innovation and research...

Polar research
27 MAR

Statoil Prize goes to research in chemical oceanography

Colin Stedmon is awarded the Statoil Prize 2018 for his internationally recognized research into the chemical composition of the ocean

Chemistry
02 MAR

DTU wants to know more about building in extreme climates

DTU Civil Engineering has received funding of DKK 12.2 million to study and evaluate housing construction in Greenland.

Polar research Building design
05 FEB

Unique Danish satellite in orbit around the Arctic

A new Danish satellite has been launched into space to test the monitoring of ships and aircraft in the Arctic region. This is a joint project between DTU, the Danish Ministry...

Satelittes Earth observation Space technology and instruments
15 JAN

DTU part of six significant space missions this year

At regular intervals in 2018, a mission to which DTU contributes will launch into space.

Space research Climate change Satelittes
09 JAN

Greenland is changing – and rapidly

The river deltas along the coasts of Greenland are growing heavily as a result of the melting ice, and this may create problems for the ship traffic in several locations...

09 JAN

How is the sea affected by climate change?

Sea animals and plants absorb massive quantities of CO 2 from the atmosphere and thus serve as a buffer against global warming. But will this change in line with the oceans...

Marine research Climate change
02 JAN

New issue of Technologist on sustainable construction

DTU's international magazine is focusing on how both buildings and entire cities can become more climate-friendly and better places to live.

2017
22 DEC

EU project maps the consequences of the thawing permafrost

Over the next five years, researchers from the Nordic Five Tech alliance will be studying the impact of thawing permafrost on coastal communities in the Arctic.

Construction and mechanics
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
01 DEC

DTU honing its arctic profile with new centre

DTU strengthens its arctic profile with a new centre Arctic DTU which will be the focal point of the University's strategic focus in the Arctic. 

26 OCT

Close monitoring of climate changes

Reliable and standardized data are necessary in the work to meet the challenges presented by global warming.

CO2 separation and CO2 storage Climate adaption
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...

Earth sciences Climate change Ice research Polar research
29 SEP

Enthusiastic electrical technology geek celebrates 40 years at DTU

Esben Larsen from DTU Electrical Engineering is one of a kind. Not only does he spend most of his time on various research projects, but he is also a strong advocate...

Electrotechnology Energy production Energy systems
15 AUG

DTU expands Arctic educational activities

Artic Technology Centre (ARTEK) moves to new and larger premises in Sisimiut. The relocation makes it possible to offer even better study programmes for the benefit of...

Polar research
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
06 JUN

Nordic university presidents want to collaborate on PhD programme

Common basic principles are to help PhD students do their programmes across the five leading technical universities in the Nordic region.

14 MAR

DTU to deliver drone system for Arctic measurements

Newly developed drone technology from DTU Space is to ensure more efficient climate change monitoring in the Arctic. The equipment will now be handed over to the Villum...

Ice research Climate change Mapping and surveying
01 MAR

Solar storms trigger surprising phenomena close to Earth

New research from DTU shows that eruptions on the Sun’s surface not only send bursts of particles into Earth’s atmosphere, but—contrary to previous belief—also remove...

Space research Astrophysics
21 FEB

Red algae form coral-like reefs in Greenland

Sometimes, red algae grow in coral-like formations. A PhD student is the first to identify 21 of these reefs off the coast of Greenland.

Marine research Polar research Mapping and surveying
06 FEB

DTU security centre will strengthen research and collaboration

A new centre—Security DTU—will strengthen DTU’s research and facilitate access for public authorities and companies to the University’s knowledge in the field of security...

Materials Information technology Environment and pollution
2016
19 DEC

New drone to ensure safer demining

Researchers at DTU intend to develop a drone with magnetometers capable of mapping mines in former war zones, which will make demining more efficient and less dangerous...

Mapping and surveying Earth sciences Raw materials and raw materials exploitation
Photo: Uni Bul
09 DEC

Flying expeditions supplements satellite images

Measurements taken from aircraft ensure improved monitoring of the changes in inland and sea ice. However, this method will soon be supplemented by the use of large drones...

Polar research Ice research Satelittes
Zachariae Isbræ Northeast Greenland. Photo: Anders A Bjørk
21 SEP

The Greenland ice sheet has raised sea levels by over 4 metres

A new study in Science Advances has shown that the melting ice sheet is responsible for a much bigger rise in global sea levels than previously assumed.

Ice research Geology Climate change Mapping and surveying Polar research Earth observation
08 SEP

DTU closes gap in Earth magnetic field monitoring

In the midst of the Greenland ice sheet a new geomagnetic ground station from DTU Space is now collecting data on the Earth’s magnetic field. The isolated station is covering...

Earth's magnetic field Polar research
31 AUG

Satellites and drones can help people living in the Arctic

A new report just released by DTU presents for the first time an overall picture of the opportunities Denmark has to establish space infrastructure comprising satellites...

Satelittes Polar research Mapping and surveying
05 JUL

The goal is a person on Mars

While space scientists all over the world are eagerly exploring the solar system, their budgets are under pressure. The solution is closer international cooperation, says...

Space research Climate change Polar research
15 JUN

Surprising new business opportunities for Greenland

The first scientific mapping of the arrival of the economically important mackerel in Greenland indicates it is there to stay

Fisheries and fish stocks Marine research Climate change
14 JUN

DTU assists Danish Ministry of Defence with satellite monitoring of the Arctic...

The Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) has signed an agreement to develop, deploy and test a new satellite...

Space research Satelittes Earth observation
28 APR

Waste and waste water management in the Arctic requires locally adapted solutions

There is growing interest in technological solutions that can handle waste and waste water in the remote towns and villages in the Arctic. 

Polar research Health and diseases Waste management Waste water and water discharge
20 APR

DTU appoints new dean of research

With effect from 1 June, DTU has employed Katrine Krogh Andersen in the newly established position as Dean of Research. Katrine Krogh Andersen comes from a position as...

29 JAN

On a voyage for research

Although employed by DTU, Thomas Diget Tarby rarely sets foot on any of the campuses— because as first officer on the marine research vessel Dana , he spends around...

Marine research Fisheries and fish stocks Fish and shellfish
2015
Photo: private
22 DEC

Time to map the uncharted Antarctica

Two researchers from DTU Space are to collect data about Antarctica to reveal the uncharted landscape beneath the ice, and to help ensure accurate satellite trajectories...

Earth sciences Earth's magnetic field Geology Mapping and surveying
16 NOV

Three New PhD Students Concentrate on Greenland

Arctic Technology Centre (ARTEK) at DTU Civil Engineering has employed three new PhD students. All three projects will concentrate on subjects that will benefit the Greenlandic...

Polar research Construction materials Indoor climate Climate change Fisheries and fish stocks Ice research Waste management Building design
05 NOV

DTU Space helps NASA monitor solar eruptions

When NASA sleeps , DTU takes over and helps NASA monitor solar eruptions and forecast the space weather. This spring, NASA praised the Danish researchers for their input...

Space research
28 OCT

Back to school for marine engineer

An industrial PhD will give Kirstine Toxværd, MSc, the chance to study her chosen field in depth; it will also serve as a springboard to a change of career.

23 OCT

Bear watch on the ice

What happens to life in the sea in the Arctic in the event of an oil spill? And will the actual clean-up operation have a negative impact on the marine environment? An...

Environment and pollution Ecosystems Marine research Ice research
19 MAY

New study programme prepares engineers for the Arctic

Global warming, the extraction of raw materials and increased traffic at the North Pole pose both challenges and opportunities for the Nordic countries. DTU is therefore...

11 MAY

Greenland Article the most read among IOP journals

A couple of weeks after publication of his article "Greenland ice sheet mass balance: a review" DTU Space researcher Abbas Khan, and his internation colleagues, had the...

Earth observation Climate change
29 JAN

Cod and herring migrate into Northeast Passage

In future, an ice-free Northeast Passage will allow, among other things, cod, herring and blue whiting from the Atlantic to migrate into the Pacific—while other species...

Food, fish and agriculture Marine research Climate change
2014
18 DEC

Keep an eye on the drones

A new centre for unmanned systems—better known as drones—will collaborate with Danish and foreign businesses, authorities and public institutions to develop and apply new...

Space research Robot technology and automation
29 SEP

Prawns with less salt

Salt is currently used to preserve all kinds of fish products as it reduces bacterial growth and improves shelf life. We are consuming too much salt, however, so food producers...

Food safety
01 SEP

New DNA study unravels the settlement history of the New World Arctic

Who can call themselves the indigenous people of the Arctic? A new DNA study of current and former inhabitants of Greenland, Arctic Canada, Alaska, the Aleutian Islands...

Polar research
23 MAY

Experience climate change as it happens

The Arctic is the area on the planet where global warming is having the most pronounced effect. Against this background, researchers from the Danish Meteorological Institute...

Space research Polar research
14 MAY

Fresh air for Arctic indoor climate

Greenland’s climate problems are not limited to the great outdoors. PhD Martin Kotol has found solutions to the growing problems of asthma and poor indoor climate caused...

Construction and mechanics Indoor climate
17 MAR

Northernmost section of the inland ice now melting

Rising temperatures in the Arctic are now affecting even the northernmost reaches of the inland ice. This is one of the findings revealed by new measurements of the North...

Space research Polar research Climate change
04 MAR

Satellites in new orbits aid Arctic monitoring

DTU and the Danish military are developing technological solutions to improve communications and Arctic monitoring. One option is to employ so-called molniya satellites...

Space research
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01 JAN

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