National Institute of Aquatic Resources, Denmark

Logo of Technical University of DenmarkThe Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is a modern self-governed university that operates at a high international level in a wide array of research areas within science and technology, and is ranked in the top 20 technical institutes internationally.

The National Institute of Aquatic Resources (DTU Aqua), formerly known as the Danish Institute for Fisheries Research (DIFRES), performs fisheries research in order to advise the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, public authorities, international organisations, the industry and trade of fisheries and other organisations. More commonly known by its short name, DTU Aqua, the institute deals with the chain of considerations from water to table. This includes interactions between the aquatic environment, productivity and variation in fish stocks, methods for fish stock assessment, development of methods for sustainable fisheries management, stock enhancement, processing and improvement of fish products and quality assurance in the fish industry.

Learn more at the DTU Aqua website

Contribution to the GOFORIT project

Besides the project co-ordination, DTU Aqua will be task leader of work packages 1 and 5 and contribute to all work packages, focusing on the development of population models.

Tasks inside the project

North Sea Sandeel.

The scientific team 


Brian R. MacKenzie – project co-ordinator
Professor
Section for Marine Ecology and Oceanography, DTU Aqua, Denmark
Research interests: Fish population ecology and dynamics, climate change effects on marine populations and ecosystems, physical-biological interactions in the sea and marine macroecology. 
Email: brm@aqua.dtu.dk
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Sigrún Huld Jónasdóttir 
PhD. Senior Research Scientist
Research interests: Copepods in sub-polar regions, the effects of phytoplankton nutrient quality on zooplankton population growth and utilization and importance of stored lipids in zooplankton for reproduction and survival and vertical location during diapause. Expertise in fatty acid analysis, lipid class analyses and experimental work with zooplankton/phytoplankton in the laboratory. 
Email: sjo@aqua.dtu.dk
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Mikael van Deurs - fisheries biologist and modeller
PhD, Scientist
Email: mvd@aqua.dtu.dk
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Henrik Mosegaard
Professor
Email: hm@aqua.dtu.dk
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19 DECEMBER 2018