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Foto: Stephan Barmberger
Villum Research Station in North East Greenland. Department of Environmental Science plays a major role in operation of the station. Photo: Stephan Barmberger

A unique feature of the Department of Environmental Science is our broad scientific expertise within environmental science. This very broad expertise makes the institute able to address large central environmental issues - a capacity that no other Danish institution possesses.

We continually work to strengthen the research by establishing professional teams which allow us to create stimulating and creative research.

Research areas

The Department of Environmental Science works within a wide range of research areas.
The lists below indicate various entry points to these areas.

Research flagships (three large and central research areas):

Strategic growth areas (research areas in focus, supplementing the flagships):

Science-based advisory activities at the Department of Environmental Science: