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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
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
Foto: Henriette Skourup, DTU
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
Photo: private
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
Photo: Tove Lading
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
The Ulloriaq satellite. Photo: GomSpace
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
ASIM ready for launch from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Photo: ESA/DTU Space/Terma.
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
Photo: Anders Anker Bjørk
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...

Photo: Erik Selander
09 JAN

How is the sea affected by climate change?

Sea animals and plants absorb massive quantities of CO2 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
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
Foto Colourbox
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. 

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