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Over the next three years, the researchers will strategically supplement the open source DNA sequence library for marine seabed animals from the North Sea. The database will remain accessible even after the GEANS project ends. (Photo: GEANS).

2019.05.20 | DCE, Public / media

Mapping North Sea bottom-dwellers via automated DNA-recognition

A new DNA library of life in the North Sea is the aim of new Interreg research project GEANS.

Pollutants in the inventory include carbon dioxide (CO2), nitrous oxide (N2O), methane (CH4), sulphur dioxide (SO2) and many more.

2019.03.20 | DCE, Public / media

Danish emission inventory for industrial processes till 2016

The new sector report regarding emission inventory for industrial processes up till 2016 has been published. The report contains inventories of industrial pollutants and is compiled by scientists at DCE – National Centre for Environment and Energy.

The national study has been done for particle emissions across both rural, urban and suburban sites all over Denmark.

2019.03.20 | DCE, Public / media

The Particle Project 2017-2018

Particle emissions across rural, urban and suburban sites in Denmark have been measured and the results gathered in a new Particle Project report by scientists from DCE – National Centre for Environment and Energy.

2019.03.14 | DCE, Public / media

eDNA - The new environmental monitoring technique

Environmental DNA, also known as eDNA, is a new technique being used for environmental monitoring. It is to replace the existing, more traditional monitoring techniques as it is both faster, easier and more accurate than its predecessors according to a report from DCE - National Centre for Environment and Energy.

An improvement in air quality has resulted in about 400 fewer premature deaths in 2017 compared to 2016. This decrease is amongst other reasons due to a general reduction in Danish emissions.

2019.03.14 | DCE, Public / media

Danish air quality continues to improve

A new report shows a continued improvement of the air quality in Danish cities. An estimated 400 fewer people died premature deaths related to air pollution in 2017 compared to the previous year according to a study done by scientists from DCE – National Centre for Environment and Energy.

Oil spills at sea can originate from different sources such as land runoff, transport at sea and offshore drilling.

2019.03.14 | DCE, Public / media

Arctic marine potential of microbial oil degradation

A new report from DCE – National Centre for Environment and Energy details research into the potential of microbial oil degradation in the Arctic Ocean.

Photo: Colourbox

2019.02.27 | DCE, Public / media

Danish emission inventories for road transport and other mobile sources until 2016

A new report presents detailed measures of emissions as a product of transport and other mobile sources up until the year 2016. The report is based on a study done by scientists from DCE – National Centre for Environment and Energy.

Photo: Colourbox

2019.02.27 | DCE, Public / media

Projection of greenhouse gases 2017-2040

New report details models, data and projections of greenhouse gases in Denmark to the year 2040. The report is the work of scientists from DCE - National Centre for Environment and Energy.

Water in the Danish households contain no significant concentrations of microplastic according to scientists from DCE (photo: Colourbox).

2019.02.27 | Public / media, DCE

Danish tap water is microplast free

“No significant concentrations of microplastic” in Danish tap water a new report concludes. The report is the result of a study done by scientists from DCE – National Centre for Environment and Energy.

More and more offshore wind farms are being built as these locations cause less noise disturbance for humans. It is another story for creatures of the sea though. (Photo: Colourbox)

2019.02.14 | DCE, Public / media

Offshore wind farms effect on marine mammals

New report details effects of an offshore wind farms impact on marine mammals at Kriegers’s Flak, Sweden. The 2018 report is based on studies done by scientist from DCE – National Centre for Environment and Energy.

A pod of porpoise in the open sea (Photo: Colourbox)

2019.02.14 | DCE, Public / media

Baltic Sea Harbour porpoise foraging habitats

New report details the foraging habits of Harbour porpoises in the Baltic Sea. The report is based on a study done by scientist from DCE – National Centre for Environment and Energy from 2010-2015.

2019.01.22 | Public / media, DCE, Marine Mammal Research

North Sea Porpoise project concluded

On January the 21. 2019, after seven years work, Aarhus University, Denmark announced the public availability of the DEPONS 2.0 model.

PEER co-project leaders Eeva Furman and Kurt Jax (on the right) listening to the other scientists thoughts at the PEER-TRISD project kick-off meeting. Photo: K. Laulund

2019.01.01 | Public / media, DCE

PEER project about SDG implementation and management

On the 26th and 27th of November an international team of scientists who form the PEER group met at DCE, Aarhus University to discuss the progress of the project which deals with risk management across the SDG’s set down by the UN.

2018.05.07 | DCE, Public / media

Impacts of windfarm construction on Harbor porpoises

New model predicting the impacts of anthropogenic disturbances on marine populations.

2018.01.11 | DCE, Public / media

Emissions from shipping in the Arctic

New report outlines emissions from shipping in the arctic from 2012-16 and emission projections for 202020, 2030 and 2050

2018.01.05 | DCE, Staff, Public / media

Call for abstracts EUTRO2018 Symposium

Abstracts can now be submitted to the 4th International Symposium on Research and Management of Eutrophication in Coastal Ecosystems (EUTRO 2018), 18-20 June 2018 in Nyborg, Denmark.

2017.12.20 | DCE, Public / media

Agricultural emissions calculations for 1985-2015

New report details greenhouse gas emissions by Danish agriculture

2017.12.20 | Department of Bioscience, DCE, Public / media

The effect of simulated seal scarer sounds on harbour porpoises

New report details how harbour porpoises react to simulated seal scarer

2017.12.01 | DCE, Public / media

Taiwanese windmills pose possible risk of hearing loss for local dolphins

Taiwanese wind energy plan will have impact on local wildlife

2017.10.11 | DCE, Department of Bioscience, Public / media, Staff

Aarhus University awarded contract for wildlife management

The university won the competition in the latest tender for public sector consultancy in wildlife management in Denmark.

2017.09.21 | DCE, Department of Bioscience, Public / media

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

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

2017.03.27 | DCE, Public / media

Geese begin to threaten nature, agriculture and air traffic

European goose populations have grown so much in the last 40 years that they have gone from being relatively threatened to numbers that themselves present a threat to agriculture, biodiversity and air safety.

2017.01.20 | DCE, Public / media

Networked Environmental Monitoring – from sensor principles to novel services

High-end seminar on air pollution meteorology, monitoring and technology

2017.01.05 | DCE, Public / media

Handling radioactive mining in the Arctic

New report on mining and radioactive materials i Greenland

2017.01.04 | DCE, Public / media

Wastewater treatment and discharge

Emissions from Danish wastewater treatment plants from anaerobic sludge treatment.

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