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News on Geophysics 2017

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Congratulations to Signe Hillerup Larsen

14 December 2017

Congratulations to Signe Hillerup Larsen at Centre for Ice and Climate who successfully defended her PhD thesis on Thursday 14 December 2017 and obtained the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

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Climate research receives a 4.5 million DKK grant from the Carlsberg Foundation

12 December 2017

Carlsberg Foundation supports a climate project with 4.5 million DKK grant, that will provide new knowledge about the mechanisms of the sudden climate change of the past, improving our ability to handle the risk of the future climate change.

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Jan Haerter receives DKK 10 million for research on atmospheric complexity

30 November 2017

Jan Haerter from the Atmospheric Complexity Group at the Niels Bohr Institute receives an ERC Consolidator Grant of DKK 10 million for research on cloud-cloud interaction and for better understanding of the climate system.

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Congratulations to Niccolò Maffezzoli

12 October 2017

Congratulations to Niccolò Maffezzoli at the Centre for Ice and Climate who successfully defended his PhD thesis on Thursday 12 October 2017, and obtained the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

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New generation ESA-satellites capable of revealing future sea level rises

03 October 2017

NEGIS, the Northeast Greenland Ice Stream, splits into three gigantic glaciers - holding back ice masses equaling a global sea level rise of approx. one meter. ESA satellites can help reveal future sea increases.

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Massive Antarctic Volcanic Eruptions Triggered Abrupt Southern Hemisphere Climate Changes Near the End of the Last Ice Age

05 September 2017

Halogen-rich eruptions created a stratospheric ozone hole over Antarctica that, analogous to the modern ozone hole, led to large-scale changes in atmospheric circulation and hydroclimate throughout the Southern Hemisphere.

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Satellite photos reveal gigantic outburst floods

13 August 2017

The lake has been the source of four major outburst floods over the last 50 years - each representing an astounding mass of energy, equaling up to 240 Hiroshima-bombs. The next may happen as soon as 2018-19.

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Congratulations to Troels Bøgeholm Mikkelsen

24 May 2017

Congratulations to Troels Bøgeholm Mikkelsen at Centre for Ice and Climate who succesfully defended his PhD thesis on Wednesday 17 May 2017 and obtained the degree of Doctor of Philosophy

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Congratulations to Lisbeth Tangaa Nielsen

23 May 2017

Congratulations to Lisbeth Tangaa Nielsen at Centre for Ice and Climate who succesfully defended her PhD thesis on Monday 8 May 2017 and obtained the degree of Doctor of Philosophy

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KU researcher with bad climate news won the Danish Research Result of the Year

28 April 2017

Gary Shaffer, Professor Emeritus at the Niels Bohr Institute, and Jens Olaf Pepke Pedersen from DTU have made the year’s most important scientific discovery, according to the users of Videnskab.dk.

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