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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
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
Strand i Nordsjælland. Foto Helle Sørensen
19 SEP

The sea around Denmark hit by marine heat waves

Up to eight degrees warmer waters than normal. This was how much the hot weather affected the sea during the summer, according to calculations from DTU Aqua.

Marine research Climate adaption Climate change Ecosystems
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
2017
Centre for Ocean Life
29 SEP

Centre for Ocean Life extended until 2022

The Centre for Ocean Life at DTU Aqua has received DKK 15 million from VILLUM FONDEN to continue its work for another five years

Marine research Climate change Fisheries and fish stocks
10 JAN

Better long-term forecast systems for the increasingly extreme weather

DTU Aqua is part of the ‘blue-action’-project aiming to help communities and businesses cope with the impacts of dramatic Arctic climate changes

Fisheries and fish stocks Marine research Climate change Polar research
2016
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
Torsk til tørre i Kangaamiut, Foto Line Reeh
05 JAN

Mystery behind collapse of large fishery now solved

DNA tool makes it possible to ‘travel back in time’ and see exactly what went wrong, when the cod disappeared

Marine research Climate change Polar research Fisheries and fish stocks Fish and shellfish
2015
Dana. Foto Milan Pavlovic, DTU Aqua
15 SEP

Expedition to study impact of inflow on life in the Baltic Sea

A two week research cruise led by DTU Aqua is to investigate if new areas have become available for successful spawning of cod after a recent inflow of water from the North...

Fisheries and fish stocks Fish and shellfish Marine research Climate change
Calanus finmarchicus. Foto Sigrun Jonasdottir.
08 SEP

Copepod migrations are important for the ocean’s uptake of CO2

Zooplankton no bigger than grains of rice play a much larger role in the transport and storage of  CO2 in the ocean than previously thought

Marine research Climate change
The Nordic seas: 1, Baltic Sea; 2, North Sea; 3, Greenland Sea; 4, Norwegian Sea; 5, Barents Sea. Mean surface salinity 1980-present. Salinity gradients are projected to become steeper in future, making these seas more sensitive to environmental change.
10 FEB

Connecting the Seas of Norden

Nordic marine researchers push for increased collaboration across disciplines to handle growing pressure on the oceans.

Marine research Food safety Fisheries and fish stocks Climate change
Photo: Peter Rask Møller, the National History Museum of Denmark
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
Dana. Foto Line Reeh.
23 SEP

Searching for eel larvae in the Sargasso Sea

To improve understanding of the decline in the European eel population, a Danish research expedition with DTU Aqua's research vessel "Dana" explored the spawning areas...

Marine research Climate change Ecosystems Fisheries and fish stocks Fish and shellfish
Photo: Line Reeh
16 APR

Danish Eel Expedition 2014: First phase successfully completed

The expedition has at times battled 12-metre Atlantic swells , making it impossible to get equipment in the water. However, expedition leader Peter Munk of DTU Aqua and...

Marine research Ecosystems Climate change Fish and shellfish Fisheries and fish stocks
Sars. Photo: Kjartan Mæstad, Havforskningsinstituttet
30 JAN

Join a Cruise Across the Atlantic - on film

A group of biologists from DTU Aqua crossed the Atlantic in May 2013 on the Norwegian research vessel G.O. Sars as part of a European project, EURO-BASIN. Master student...

Marine research Ecosystems Climate change
2013
Calanus Hyberboreus. Photo: R Hopcroft
19 DEC

Pyrene toxicity on Arctic key copepod species

A new study, published in Ecotoxicology, shows lowered reproductive output, reduced grazing, and reduced ability to metabolize pyrene in the copepod Calanus hyberboreus...

Marine research Ecosystems Climate change
Torskens forsvinden fra Nordvest Atlanten i 80’erne havde katastrofale følger for mange familier og industrier i Newfoundland, Canada. Foto Line Reeh/DTU Aqua.
29 MAY

Climate Change at the Dinner Table

An innovative use of catch statistics shows that climate change has already influenced the composition of species in fisheries around the world, and thereby the fish that...

Marine research Climate change Fisheries and fish stocks
Torsk til tørre i Kangaamiut, Foto Line Reeh
09 APR

DNA tests rewrite the history of Greenland cod

The fish in Greenland’s great cod boom in the 1960s did not come from Iceland, as previously thought. They were ‘made in Greenland’ .

Marine research Climate change Ecosystems
2012
The Danish research vessel Dana at work in the Atlantic ocean.  Photo: Line Reeh
13 NOV

Looking into the future

European and American scientists are meeting in Barcelona, Spain this month to launch a new European initiative for climate service observations and modelling. DTU Aqua...

Marine research Climate change Ecosystems Fisheries and fish stocks

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