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2021
Poul-Erik Siegstad på feltstudietur i faget ’ice mechanics’ på Svalbard, hvor han er på udveksling som en del af sin uddannelse i arktisk byggeri og infrastruktur. Foto: Erlend Blomseth.
04 JUN

Exchange stay attracts Arctic Civil Engineering students

While many students have had to drop their plans for an exchange stay during the coronavirus pandemic, BEng student Poul-Erik Siegstad is on an exchange stay on Svalbard...

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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.

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2019
Photo: DTU Space
21 JUN

Climate change can alter Greenland drastically

If climate change continues unabated, all the ice in Greenland may melt away in the course of just a thousand years and will lead to significant changes in the environment...

Climate change Ice research Earth observation
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
Pine Island-gletsjeren er blandt de ismasser, der bidrager til den accelererende afsmeltning af is fra det vestlige Antarktis. Billedet er fra 2017, hvor et 1-2 km langt stykke is brækkede af gletsjeren - midten af billedet. (Foto: NASA)
13 JUN

Antarctica has suffered massive loss of ice since 1992

New research show that accelerating ice loss from Antarctica have increased sea levels by 7.6 mm since 1992. DTU Space has contributed to the study mapping 25 years of...

Ice research Climate change Earth observation