Since 2003, the Bartlett Experimental Forest in the White Mountains has been New Hampshire's only site for a state-of-the-art instrument that takes the pulse of the landscape continuously. Now, as part of the National Science Foundation/NH Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) program's Ecosystems and Society project, the capacity to gauge the land's vital signs has...
Peter Pekins, professor of natural resources and the environment, appeared on PBS Newshour recently to describe his ongoing research to determine why the number of moose in New Hampshire is declining.
View the video or read a transcript here: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/alarming-decline-wild-moose-new-hampshire/.
Katherine Duderstadt is the newest member of the Sun-to-Ice project based in the Earth Systems Research Center of the UNH Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS). She brings a varied background to her work of running the Whole Atmosphere Climate Community Model developed by the National Center for Atmospheric Research.
Katharine Duderstadt. Photo by Perry...
Stuart Grandy, soil biogeochemist and assistant professor of natural resources and the environment, and his colleagues have found some unique properties of the clay minerals in the soil that may underlie agricultural problems in Uganda.
“I’m hoping to continue exploring the soil fertility issues that are limiting agricultural sustainability in Uganda. I want to more deeply understand the unique...
Two reports produced by Climate Solutions New England, an initiative of the Sustainability Institute at UNH, predict that average annual temperatures in New Hampshire will likely rise by 3 to 5 degrees Fahrenheit and extreme precipitation events will likely double by mid-century.
The reports, “Climate Change in New Hampshire: Past, Present, and Future,” were commissioned by the Granite State...