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Renewed focus on climate research at Aarhus University

2017.12.01A sound knowledge base is required if Denmark is to hold onto its leading position in climate research and adaptation.

Erik Jeppesen honorary doctorate in Estland

2017.11.15Professor Erik Jeppesen was elected to be the honorary doctorate at Estonian University of Life Sciences. For the inauguration ceremony (November 10) a small publication about his career was made in Estonian and English.

News

Taiwanese windmills pose possible risk of hearing loss for local dolphins

2017.12.01Taiwanese wind energy plan will have impact on local wildlife

Big data - når virkeligheden fungerer som eksperiment

2017.11.09Et nyt forskningscenter på Aarhus Universitet har sat sig for at indsamle og analysere store mængder data fra og om naturen for løbende og detaljeret at undersøge, hvordan de globale miljøændringer påvirker Jordens plante- og dyreliv. Forskerne benytter sig i høj grad af nye sensorteknologier, f.eks. højopløselige data fra satellitter og egne laserscanninger af landskaber, og på længere sigt vil de også inddrage data fra sociale medier.

The melting ice makes the sea around Greenland less saline

2017.10.16For the first time, ocean data from Northeast Greenland reveals the long-term impact of the melting of the Greenland ice sheet. The observed increase in freshwater content will affect the conditions in all Greenland fjords and may ultimately affect the global ocean currents that keep Europe warm.

Is this the start of Water Valley?

2017.10.12A well-attended opening of the latest research centre at Science and Technology saw the emergence of good ideas and visions for the future right from the introductory speeches in the Navitas Building’s lecture theatre in Aarhus.

The world’s most valuable resource strengthened by Aarhus University research

2017.10.04Clean water is without comparison the most limited resource on a global scale. Without water, there would be no society. Danish expertise and research into water technology are in an international class of their own in all aspects of the water cycle. With a new strategic research initiative, Aarhus University now further strengthens this work when the Centre for Water Technology – WATEC – is inaugurated on 6 October 2017.

ICOS photo campaign visits Zackenberg, northeast Greenland

2017.09.25In August 2017, nature photographer Konsta Punkka visited the Zackenberg Research Station, to promote the European research infrastructure ICOS (Integrated Carbon Observation System).

Marine mammals in the Baltic Sea in relation to the Nord Stream 2 project

2017.09.21New baseline report outlines conditions for marine animals in relation to planned gas pipeline.

AU scorer bedst i udbud om vildtforvaltning

2017.09.21Universitetet har vundet konkurrencen om det seneste udbud indenfor myndighedsrådgivning.

En duft af purpur

2017.09.06Et nyt studie viser, at blomsters farver og dufte hænger sammen. Blomsterne kombinerer farve og duft for at tiltrække de rette bestøvere – og de samarbejder endda om det på tværs af arter.

Profitable cooperation: Ants protect and fertilise plants

2017.09.01In a new article, researchers from Aarhus University describe how the waste left by ants on plant leaves serves as a valuable fertiliser for the plants – handed on a silver platter.

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