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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
Peter Aagaard Brixen
23 MAR

DTU tests new principles for Arctic construction

In the largest construction research project in Greenland to date, DTU is exploring traditional and new ways of building in an Arctic climate.

Bridge constructions Building design Polar 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.

Polar research Mapping and surveying Ice research Geology Construction and mechanics Construction materials Building design Building construction
2019
20 MAY

Urban planning in the Arctic – how to plan for the extreme?

PhD student Jennifer Fiebig researches in urban planning in the Arctic by examining snowdrift – through fieldwork and with substitute materials in the laboratory. The goal...

Building design Building construction Construction materials Polar research Climate adaptation
2018
08 NOV

New study shows what triggers changes in the thick snow covering the Greenland...

Using weather data and a state-of-the-art snow model, tightly constrained by in-situ firn observations, a team of researchers have revealed what controls key physical characteristics...

Ice research Climate change Polar research
Foto: Henriette Skourup, DTU
22 JUN

New spearhead for DTU's Arctic activities

DTU has recruited a new head of centre to work with coordination and dissemination of the University's Arctic activities within research, education, innovation and research...

Polar research

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