External Organisations

  • Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Greenland Institute of Natural Resources, Greenland

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This project aims at understanding and predicting the population dynamics of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) in Greenlandic waters in response to climate change. This will be achieved through biological, chemical and genetic analysis of unique cod otolith collections, generating historical time series on growth, food composition and genetic population structure. Relationships between environmental changes and the historical distribution, size and growth of individual cod populations will be elucidated and used to predict their dynamics under different climate scenarios. The project is expected to generate fundamental insights, but will also be able to contribute to proactive management of cod in Greenland.

The project is coordinated by DTU Aqua.

StatusCompleted
Period01/01/1031/12/13

Keywords

  • Research area: Population Genetics
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