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2021
Mikal Schlosser
21 SEP

What Knowledge Do We Lack About the Ocean?

The UN has declared the 2020s a ‘Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development’. Why is this necessary and what important knowledge do we lack about the...

Environment and pollution Marine research
The Wadden Sea National Park. Photo Colin Seymour
20 AUG

Photo posts reveal huge interest for real coastal nature

A picture is worth a thousand words. So we say, and as for a research project on tourists, nature and social media published in the magazine One Earth today 20 August millions...

Marine research Ecosystems Climate change
Photo: Colourbox
01 JUN

Ocean Decade begins with a plan for ocean research in the Arctic

The world's oceans will receive special attention in the coming decade. UN launches UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, 2021-2030. The Danish Center...

Marine research Climate change Ecosystems Fisheries and fish stocks
2020
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
Tadea Veng. Foto: Mikal Schlosser
10 FEB

Global sea level rise is accelerating

Using data from European satellites, a young student at DTU Space has demonstrated that the global sea level rise has accelerated over the past four decades.  

Climate change Polar research Marine research Satelittes
2019
Colin Stedmon in the Fram Strait. Photo: Lawrence-Hislop.
05 NOV

New professor in chemical oceanography

Colin Stedmon is appointed professor at DTU in the chemical composition of the oceans.

Marine research Climate change Organic chemistry
Sea. Photo: Helle Falborg.
03 SEP

Marine ecological forecasts are a new tool for climate adaptation

DTU researcher develops short-term forecasts for marine life that can help the fishing industry to adapt to climate change.

Fisheries and fish stocks Marine research Climate change
Ghost net. Photo: DTU Aqua.
23 AUG

Mapping ghost nets in Danish waters

How much derelict fishing gear is there in the sea around Denmark, and how can it be removed? DTU Aqua will now investigate this.

Marine research Mapping and surveying Environment and pollution
Copepod. Photo: Erik Selander
14 FEB

Climate change is impacting the ocean’s ability to fix carbon dioxide

Climate change is influencing the distribution of zooplankton in the sea, thereby affecting the contribution made by plankton to removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere...

Climate change CO2 separation and CO2 storage Marine research Ecosystems
2018
The researchers—here PhD Kirstine Toxværd—reproduced the life cycle and living conditions of the copepods in an ice cold laboratory. Photo Line Reeh.
12 OCT

Oil spills could harm the Arctic more than expected

Plankton—the foundation of the food chains in the Arctic Ocean—are affected by concentrations of oil pollution much lower than previously assumed.

Marine research Polar research Ecosystems