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School of fish. Anna Varona, CC BY 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons
24 NOV

PhD defence about vertical migration of marine organisms

On 4 December 2020, PhD Student Jérôme Pinti will defend his PhD thesis. The defence can be watched online.

Ecosystems Climate change Fisheries and fish stocks Mathematical modelling
Map from PhD thesis showing yearly averaged biomass of copepods. Graphic: Camila Serra Pompei.
17 NOV

PhD defence about trait-based models of plankton communities

On 27 November 2020, Camila Serra Pompei will defend her PhD thesis. The defence can be watched online.

Ecosystems Climate change Mathematical modelling
Coral community in the Great Barrier Reef’s Palm Islands. Photo: Neil Maginnis.
04 NOV

PhD defence about global patterns of coral diversity

On 13 November 2020, Neil Maginnis will defend his PhD thesis. The defence can be watched online.

Ecosystems Climate change Mathematical modelling
Professor Karen Timmermann. Photo/graphics: DTU Aqua.
01 JUL

New Professor of Biogeochemical Modelling

Karen Timmermann has been appointed Professor at DTU, where she will conduct research into anthropogenic and natural impacts on coastal waters.

Ecosystems Fisheries and fish stocks Marine research Climate change
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
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
Isbjørn der løber henover isen.
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
Makrel. Foto: Jan Vaiby.
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

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