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Teodora Pados-Dibattista

2021.02.16 | Department of Geoscience, Staff

Hungarian popular scientific article about Foraminifera and climate reconstructions

MSCA postdoc Teodora Pados-Dibattista wrote a popular scientific article about the application of Foraminifera in paleoclimate reconstructions, and about how she is using these microfossils within the framework of her project at the Department of Geoscience. The article is published in the Hungarian online magazine Qubit.

Marit-Solveig Seidenkrantz

2021.02.09 | Department of Geoscience, Staff

Million grant to study the significance of climate change in the Arctic environment

Aarhus University has received a grant of almost DKK 37 million from the Ministry of Higher Education and Science. The grant is targeted at a joint Arctic effort within the Unity of the Realm to investigate the significance of climate change in the Arctic environment. Professor Marit-Solveig Seidenkrantz is a project participant and co-applicant.

Delphini-1 Satellitte

2021.02.04 | Department of Geoscience, Staff

The Delphini-1 satellite has surprised everyone with a full 2 years in space

On January 31, 2019, the student satellite Delphini-1 was launched into space and is still out there. It is much longer than expected. The satellite has regularly sent photos of its journey and the students have even attempted a daring maneuver. Read more about this in the article. (In Danish)

@WikiMedia Commons

2021.02.03 | Department of Geoscience, Staff

Darwin called it an "abhorrent" mystery, but new findings mean that we are one step closer to unravel the mystery.

Professor Emerita Else Marie Friis from the Department of Geoscience has with her research in fossils helped to show that flowering plants have developed over time and thus the solution to the mystery is closer to a clarification. Read more in the article. (In Danish)

2021.01.28 | Department of Geoscience, Staff

Have a guess at the Delphini-1 decay date and win a LEGO model

Now you have the chance to win a 1:1 scale model of the student satellite Delphini-1 made of LEGO. Do you have the best guess as to what date the decay will happen?

Professor Marit-Solveig Seidenkrantz

2021.01.26 | Department of Geoscience, News

How do changes in solar radiation affect the climate?

Professor Marit-Solveig Seidenkrantz has participated in the radio program Kraniebrud on Radio4 to talk about the sun's radiation and the climate.

Christoffer Karoff is the guest on the radio show "Kraniebrud"

2021.01.20 | Department of Geoscience, Staff

What can we do about the problem of the increasing amount of waste in space?

On 12 January 2021, Lector Christoffer Karoff participated in the radio program Kraniebrud on Radio4 on the topic of satellites, which eventually end up as waste material in space.

Anders Damsgaard, Postdoc, Geoscience, AU

2021.01.19 | Department of Geoscience, Staff

New Computermodel Estimates Sediment Transport of Glaciers and Ice Caps

Communications Earth & Environment publishes new paper by Anders Damsgaard

Vivi Kathrine Pedersen

2021.01.08 | Department of Geoscience, News

How does the situation with melting ice caps develop?

On 7 January 2021, assistant professor Vivi Kathrine Pedersen and associate professor Mads Faurschou Knudsen participated in the radio program Kraniebrud on Radio4 for a talk about melting ice.

2021.01.07 | Staff, Department of Geoscience

Tree rings capture an unruly sun

Article by Associate Professor Mads Faurschou Knudsen in the journal Nature Geoscience.

Thick deposits of loess (wind-blown dust) in Tajikistan (Central Asia), which have accumulated over approx. 2 million years, makes it possible to reconstruct changes in the area's environment, climate and ecology, as well as date the first presence of prehistoric and modern people in the area.
Potential migration routes out of Africa for early hominins and anatomically modern humans

2020.12.18 | Department of Geoscience, News, Grant

The Department of Geoscience participates in an international NordForsk project on human origins and emigration from Africa

Andrew Murray and Mads Faurschou Knudsen from the Department of Geoscience, together with colleagues from DTU and the universities in Oslo, Uppsala, Moscow, Novosibirsk and Dushanbe (Tajikistan), have received NOK 15 million to study the first presence of both prehistoric and anatomically modern humans in Central Asia.

[Translate to English:] Denys James Grombacher, Tanzania, 2019

2020.11.23 | Department of Geoscience, Grant, News

Assistant Professor Denys James Grombacher receives a grant from the Danish Independent Research Foundation

Denys James Grombacher receives funding for the project "Finding drinking water in data-poor regions".

Christoffer Karoff

2020.11.23 | Department of Geoscience, News

Associate Professor Christoffer Karoff is the leader of a new project on student satellites

Four Danish universities are joining forces to create “The DanIsh Student Cubesat prOgram” (DISCO), which in collaboration with students will develop and produce three satellites.

Line Meldgaard Madsen

2020.10.23 | Department of Geoscience, Grant, News

Line Meldgaard Madsen receives Villum International Postdoc grant

Line Meldgaard Madsen has received a grant of DKK 2.34 million from the VILLUM FOUNDATION #VELUX FOUNDATION

2020.10.06 | Department of Geoscience, News

Professor David Lundbek Egholm will be the new vice dean for research

From 1 November 2020, David Lundbek Egholm from the Department of Geoscience will take over the title of Vice Dean for Research at Natural Sciences. Read the news on the faculty's website here.

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