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2013.10.29 | Arctic Research Centre

Ældreboom udfordrer det grønlandske sundhedsvæsen

Grønland får flere og flere ældre. Ifølge Stig Andersen, leder af Center for Grønlandsforskning på Aalborg Universitetshospital, får sundhedsvæsenet sin sag for med at behandle dem. Af Helene Chéret, Dagens Medicin

2013.10.29 | Health and disease

Aarhus Universitet udforsker grønlændernes skrantende sundhed

For at finde forklaringer på, hvorfor grønlændernes sundhed skranter, sætter et nyt Center for Arktisk Sundhed ved Aarhus Universitet projekter i gang i Grønland. Centeret undersøger, hvordan miljø, genetik og livsstil spiller ind på udviklingen af kræft og andre sygdomme hos inuitbefolkningen. Af Helene Chéret Dagens Medicin

2013.10.29 | Arctic Research Centre

On thin ice

The Arctic Science Partnership is in the high Arctic studying polynyas. A polynya is an ice-free site in an otherwise ice-covered area. The particular polynya studied is located outside the Young Sound fjord in NE Greenland and is maintained by high winds blowing the newly formed sea ice away from the area. Not a place you would normally want to…

2013.10.23 | Arctic Research Centre

Skibstrafik i Arktis kan blive trussel for fiskeriet

Klimaforandringer og dermed mere skibstrafik, vil øge risikoen for indførsel af invasive arter i Arktis.

2013.10.16 | Arctic Research Centre

Stowaways threaten fisheries in the Arctic

The increased sea temperature expected in 2100 will in itself mean that the potential number of species introduced with ships will increase more than sixfold in Svalbard. These are the findings of a new study with participation from Aarhus University. In consideration of the fact that the number of ships in the Arctic will also increase there is…

2013.10.15 | Arctic Research Centre, Environment, climate and energy

Sea ice in the paleoclimate system: the challenge of reconstruction sea ice from proxies

Centre for Past Climate Studies, Department of Geoscience, together with the Arctic Research Centre are editors of a volume about the subject in the international journal "Quaternary Science Reviews.

2013.10.12 | Arctic Research Centre

Vinter på forskningsstation Zackenberg

Siden 1996 har danske forskere drevet forskningsstationen Zackenberg i Nordøstgrønland, hvor de udfører målinger på de arktiske økosystemer. Biolog og fotograf Mads Forchhammer var med til at starte stationen op og er siden kommet der jævnligt. Blandt andet over 2 vintre i 2008 og 2012, hvor han lavede optagelserne til fotobogen "Zackenberg -…

2013.10.09 | Arctic Research Centre

The tundra – a dark horse in planet Earth’s greenhouse gas budget

There are huge amounts of organic carbon in the soil beneath the tundra that covers the northernmost woodless areas of the planet. New research findings from Aarhus University show that the tundra may become a source of CO2 as the climate becomes warmer.

2013.10.01 | Arctic Research Centre

Changes at the top of the world

Aarhus University plays a central role in understanding the major environmental changes taking place in the Arctic. This forms part of the basis for the decision-making process for future developments of the societies of the Arctic.