New publication by Peter Schmidt Mikkelsen

Collaboration between scientists and machine engineers at Aarhus University in the summer of 2020 resulted in an expedition to NE-Grenland. See here, what came out of the collaboration.

By Peter Bondo Christensen


By Peter Bondo

Sea ice in the Arctic and Antarctica covers approx. 10-12% of the Earth’s surface and plays an absolutely crucial role in the climate on Earth.

The University of Manitoba invites applications for a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Canada Research Chair (CRC) Tier 2, a tenure track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor, in the broad natural science fields of Arctic System Science.

CEOS is hiring a full-time technician for the Churchill Marine Observatory. The technician will be stationed in Churchill overseeing the daily operations of the Ocean-Sea Ice Mesocosm (OSIM) Facility.

Climate change leads to longer growing seasons in the Arctic. A new study, which has just been published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, show that predators like wolf spiders respond to the changing conditions and have been able to produce two clutches of offspring during the short Arctic summer.
Prof. Marit-Solveig Seidenkrantz has together with Drs. Christof Pearce and Katrine Juul Andresen from the Department of Geoscience, and Prof. Søren Rysgaard from the Arctic Research Centre, Department of Biology, received a research grant of DKK 6,183,661 from the Independent Research Fund Denmark to carry out the project: “The NE Greenland shelf – a blank spot on the map (GreenShelf)”.

The Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education invites interested researchers to apply for funding for new, international collaboration. The 2020 call for International Network Programme is open, with an application deadline of 12th May 2020 at 12 noon.