UNH ecologist Rebecca Rowe and Rebecca Terry of Oregon State University probed the unique fossil record of Homestead Cave, in the Great Basin west of Utah’s Great Salt Lake, to see how small mammals like mice and voles responded to a period of natural rapid warming almost 13,000 years ago in comparison to contemporary climate warming.
Rowe and Terry pieced together fossil and contemporary data...
Led by UNH biogeochemical oceanographer Joe Salisbury, a group of 15 scientists is aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) research vessel Gordon Gunter on a two-leg, 34-day expedition that will help determine how humans are causing changes in the oxygen and carbon dioxide content of oceans, leading to the global acidification of seawater.
Working 24 hours a day, the...
The UNH Research Digest collects research news stories from across the University and provides brief summaries that showcase the breadth and depth of our research, scholarly activity, and artistic endeavors.
Preview a few of June’s stories below. Find the rest of the June Digest articles at the UNH Research Office web site: http://www.unh.edu/research/unh-research-digest.
A spark ignites. It excites. And it marks the transfer of passion into something far more expansive and wide-reaching. It’s an ideal analogy for the research enterprise at UNH, the state’s flagship public university and one of the nation’s high-impact research universities. Read SPARK.
New research indicates that the Smokey Winged Beetle Bandit wasp may be much more effective in monitoring the spread of the Emerald Ash Borer in the Granite State than standard traps. Entomologist Donald Chandler, a UNH zoology professor and New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station researcher, oversaw the project, collaborating with Morgan Dube, a graduate student in biological sciences and...