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2019
20 FEB

Cars to report on road condition

Leveraging modern car technology to continuously collect road data may help produce real-time digital images of road maintenance needs.

Mapping and surveying Data analysis Sensors Mathematical modelling Mobility
Foto: DTU Byg
01 FEB

Earth’s permafrost is sweating

Globally, the temperature of permafrost on Earth has risen 0.3 degrees Celsius in the last decade; and the temperature keeps rising, shows the first comprehensive study...

Geology Mapping and surveying Climate change Coasts and harbours Climate adaption
2018
14 MAY

Climate research boosted with a new European super satellite

Researchers at DTU are conducting comprehensive climate, environmental, and marine research using data from ESA’s Sentinel satellites. With a new launch, a large part of...

Marine research Ice research Mapping and surveying Satelittes Space research
04 JAN

Milestone for artificial intelligence within control of oil and gas production

Collaboration between researchers and industry should increase production and prevent human errors, for example in handling of water in oil production in the North Sea...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry Ships and offshore constructions Robot technology and automation
03 JAN

New research programme launched

The portfolio of research projects has been extended significantly in Danish Hydrocarbon Research and Technology Centre (DHRTC). This is due to the start-up of research...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry
2017
26 OCT

Collaborating towards smarter oil recovery

Researchers at DHRTC are working in close collaboration across disciplines and institutions towards a better understanding of water flooding of oil reservoirs in the search...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry Ships and offshore constructions
17 OCT

Meet the Researcher

Fractures in rock happen on a subseismic scale, making it physically impossible to image them directly. That is just part of what Jesper Dramsch faces when doing his PhD...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry
11 OCT

Deadline for submitting research proposals

1 December 2017 is the next deadline for submitting your research proposals to Danish Hydrocarbon Research and Technology Centre. The projects that are accepted will receive...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry Ships and offshore constructions
09 OCT

Drone offers new possibilities for climate proofing of watercourses

In future, watercourse measurements will be carried out by drones. Drones will give more precise information for monitoring watercourses and thus better climate proofing...

Earth sciences Mapping and surveying
28 SEP

Researchers acquire common data storage methodology

The Danish Hydrocarbon Research and Technology Centre is participating in a pilot project to store and share research data using electronic lab notebooks.

Information technology Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry
21 AUG

Drone technology benefits society

According to the Danish Drone Strategy, the Danish Government wants to promote the use of drones in the public sector. And now a string of DTU projects have become airborne...

Antennas Robot technology and automation Mapping and surveying Fish and shellfish
16 AUG

30 Years with Horizontal Wells in the North Sea

2017 is the year where we celebrate 30 years with horizontal wells in the Danish North Sea. A game changer for the Danish oil production that has provided better access...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry Ships and offshore constructions
03 JUL

Registration for the DHRTC Technology Conference 2017 is open

Two days of debate and the possibility to further develop ideas for better oil and gas recovery is at hand. Register now and be sure get a seat when the DHRTC Technology...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry Ships and offshore constructions
12 JUN

DTU concludes international ice-mapping in the Arctic

In spring 2017, an international team led by DTU Space has mapped the ice above the sea and land from Canada over Greenland to Svalbard to gain as detailed a picture as...

Ice research Climate change Mapping and surveying
27 MAR

How fast does water move if you inject gas and soapy water into a porous medium...

Using a medical CT scanner, researchers from Danish Hydrocarbon Research and Technology Centre and TU Delft have investigated the effect of presence of soap (surfactant...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry
14 MAR

DTU to deliver drone system for Arctic measurements

Newly developed drone technology from DTU Space is to ensure more efficient climate change monitoring in the Arctic. The equipment will now be handed over to the Villum...

Ice research Climate change Mapping and surveying
21 FEB

Red algae form coral-like reefs in Greenland

Sometimes, red algae grow in coral-like formations. A PhD student is the first to identify 21 of these reefs off the coast of Greenland.

Marine research Polar research Mapping and surveying
2016
19 DEC

New drone to ensure safer demining

Researchers at DTU intend to develop a drone with magnetometers capable of mapping mines in former war zones, which will make demining more efficient and less dangerous...

Mapping and surveying Earth sciences Raw materials and raw materials exploitation
07 DEC

First new labs ready to use in building 375 at DTU

The overarching purpose of DHRTC is to identify new technological and conceptual solutions that boost oil and gas recovery from the Danish North Sea. In that light, it...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry Ships and offshore constructions
Zachariae Isbræ Northeast Greenland. Photo: Anders A Bjørk
21 SEP

The Greenland ice sheet has raised sea levels by over 4 metres

A new study in Science Advances has shown that the melting ice sheet is responsible for a much bigger rise in global sea levels than previously assumed.

Ice research Geology Climate change Mapping and surveying Polar research Earth observation
2015
Photo: private
22 DEC

Time to map the uncharted Antarctica

Two researchers from DTU Space are to collect data about Antarctica to reveal the uncharted landscape beneath the ice, and to help ensure accurate satellite trajectories...

Earth sciences Earth's magnetic field Geology Mapping and surveying
Kangiata Nunata Sermia in Southwest Greenland The image shows different lines that marks the extent of the ice at different points in  time. The upper trimline (transition) between the ligther and darker valley sides marks the extent of the glacier during the Little Ice Age, while the lower lines shows the extent at later points in time. The height of the trimline is derived from aerial imagery, and this information is used to calculate the mass loss of the Greenland Ice Sheet during the twentieth century. Credit: Nicolaj Krog Larsen, Aarhus Universitet
17 DEC

Dramatic reduction of the Greenland Ice Sheet in the 20th century

For the very first time, climate researchers from the Centre for GeoGenetics at the Natural History Museum of Denmark , together with, among others, DTU Space publish...

Ice research Climate change Mapping and surveying Polar research Satelittes Earth observation
18 MAY

New smart drone can protect against flooding

The prototype for a small unmanned craft with unique properties is currently being completed. Together with the company Sky-Watch , researchers from DTU Space and...

Earth sciences Climate change Mapping and surveying Environment and pollution
2014
02 MAY

Dr.techn. Mathias Stolpe, DTU

 

Mapping and surveying
03 JAN

DTU and three hearing aids businesses set up new research centre

DTU, Oticon, Widex and GN Resound open a new research centre on 1 January 2014. The centre is named CAMM—Centre for Acoustic-Mechanical Micro Systems—and will focus on...

Sound Mapping and surveying Construction and mechanics Hearing aids