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Ken H. Andersen. Photo: Mikal Schlosser.
18 OCT

New theory on fish ecology, evolution and exploitation

DTU researcher launches a new theory to model fish stocks and fish communities and applies it to current problems in fisheries science.

Fisheries and fish stocks Ecosystems Mathematical modelling
Catch from bottom trawl survey with Dana. Photo: Esther Beukhof
12 SEP

PhD defence about how marine fish communities respond to environmental pressures

On 27 September 2019, Esther Beukhof will defend her PhD thesis at DTU, Lyngby.

Fisheries and fish stocks Marine research Ecosystems
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
Photo: The Velux Foundations
28 JAN

Four DTU researchers chosen as Villum Young Investigators

Four young DTU researchers will each receive DKK 10 million for their research. This takes place at the annual appointment of Villum Young Investigators, at which VILLUM...

Aquaculture Hardware and components Telecommunication Building design Building construction Health and diseases Ecosystems
2018
Fish eggs, zooplankton and a blue plastic fibre. Photo: Bastian Huwer, DTU Aqua
13 DEC

New collaboration addresses marine plastic pollution

DTU is co-operating with four other research institutions to investigate the impact of plastic in the ocean and the need for new legislation

Ecosystems Environmental chemistry Fish and shellfish
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
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
Kristine Toxværd’s field experiments with crude oil were conducted using specially designed semi-open mesocosms deployed in sea ice at Svalbard. Photo: Line Reeh.
14 AUG

Oil spill affects Arctic plankton communities

Microorganisms and copepods in the Arctic seas are negatively affected by oil spill, which may impact the entire marine food web, states new PhD thesis. On 22 August, the...

Fisheries and fish stocks Ecosystems Environmental chemistry Fossil fuels
Anders Koed and Kim Aarestrup tagging eel in Greece. Photo: David Righton.
28 JUN

Two new professors in the biology and management of migratory fish

Kim Aarestrup and Anders Koed have been appointed professors at DTU within the area of diadromous fish, i.e. fish such as eel and salmon that migrate between fresh and...

Fish and shellfish Ecosystems
Egå Engsø
21 MAR

PhD defence about effects of artificial lakes on migrating trout

Artificial lakes are used as a measure to reduce nitrogen load of streams. PhD Student Michael Schwinn has investigated the consequences for migrating brown trouts when...

Fisheries and fish stocks Ecosystems
Stretch of coast, Ghana
15 MAR

DTU will investigate marine pollution in West Africa

Researchers from DTU Aqua are coordinating a new project investigating what pollution means for the marine life in the Gulf of Guinea.

Environment and pollution Ecosystems
Sø. Foto: Joan Holst Hansen
09 MAR

PhD defense about spatial ecology of lake fish

When animals move from one habitat to another, it may affect the stability of the entire ecosystem. PhD Student Joan Holst Hansen has investigated the migratory behavior...

Fisheries and fish stocks Ecosystems
2017
Red algae. Photo:Jonas Thormar.
15 DEC

PhD defence about vulnerable ecosystems in Greenland

PhD Student Helle Jørgensbye has identified corals and other benthic sedentary organisms in Western Greenland which are particular vulnerable to human activities...

Fisheries and fish stocks Ecosystems
Cod caught in ghostnet. Photo: Emil Vesterager
13 DEC

First step towards mapping ghost nets in Danish waters

New report presents the first collection of knowledge about derelict fishing gear in Denmark

Fisheries and fish stocks Ecosystems
M. leidyi. Photo: Cornelia Jaspers
17 NOV

Fast reproduction to sustain invasion success: Why do some species become invasive...

The number of non-native species which are recorded in new habitats outside their natural range is steadily increasing. Though thousands of species are daily transported...

Marine research Ecosystems Fisheries and fish stocks
Microplastic. Photo: Sabrina Beer
24 OCT

Microplastics in the Baltic have not risen for 30 years

The concentration of microplastics in water and fish from the Baltic Sea has been constant for the past 30 years, despite a substantial increase in plastic production during...

Ecosystems Fish and shellfish
Jellyfish. Photo: Mikael van Deurs.
20 OCT

PhD defence about the role of jellyfish in marine ecosystems

PhD Student Nicolas Azaña Schnedler-Meyer, DTU Aqua uses theoretical models to investigate jellyfish population dynamics and to develop our understanding of how...

Ecosystems
Kristine Underbjerg Toxværd
08 MAY

Overview of PhD projects at DTU Aqua

The publication “PhD projects at DTU Aqua” presents DTU Aquas PhD students and their projects

Marine research Ecosystems Polar research Fisheries and fish stocks Aquaculture
Snurrevod. Foto: DTU Aqua
23 FEB

PhD defence about ecosystem effects of fishing with Danish seine

On 7 March 201, PhD student Thomas Noack defends his thesis which has increased the basic scientific understanding of Danish seining and developed methods and equipment...

Fisheries and fish stocks Ecosystems

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