The 2023 edition of Plastdagen (Plastic Day in English), held in Trondheim’s Dokkhuset, was a testament to the shared commitment of industry, academia, and scientific research to address the environmental impacts of plastics and pave the way for a sustainable future.
NTNU and The University of Florida Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to leverage their collective scientific expertise and technology platforms to map and monitor the world’s oceans, lakes and waterways.
The large Norwegian research project “The Nansen Legacy” has studied climate and ecosystem changes in the northern Barents Sea for seven years. Now, the project is soon coming to a close.
The intentional damage of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipelines and Finland’s pipeline Balticconnector recently in the Baltic Sea highlights that we are in a new geopolitical situation. How do researchers respond to the new risk picture?
The Arctic white winter wonderland. Ocean is covered by sea ice where seals and polar bears live. The landscape is mesmerizing. Although it is always cold here, this part of the planet is subjected to strong seasonal changes. The most dramatic being light.
Ever wonder how the ocean reserves as much dissolved organic carbon as atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide? The truth is I do not have the answer to this question. Merely this question is what captivated my interest in this topic. How is it that nature maintains this immense carbon capture system and we still can´t figure out exactly how it functions?
From 1 July, scientists from 14 institutions in six countries will be examining the opportunities and risks of ocean-based technologies for negative emissions.