A team of researchers that includes an Earth system scientist from UNH has found that a previously unexplained increase in Earth's annual atmospheric "breathing" cycle over the last 50 years is due, in part, to a dramatic rise in agricultural productivity in the Northern Hemisphere.
Using production statistics and a carbon accounting model, the team showed that increases in maize, wheat, rice,...
Discovering the 3D World with Scanning Electron Microscopy from Centimeters to Nanometers
On January 7th and 8th, the University Instrumentation Center (UIC) at the University of New Hampshire will be hosting a free workshop demonstrating the use of its Tescan Lyra scanning electron microscope 3D capabilities. Please join us for an exciting opportunity to see how the UIC can support your...
In November 2014, the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science published the Danish Code of Conduct for Research Integrity. According to the Code, it “provides the research community with a framework to promote commonly agreed principles and standards. The Code of Conduct aims to support a common understanding and common culture of research integrity in Denmark.”
The Code identifies...
"Snow & Ice Can Damage Fuel Storage Tanks"
The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services wants to remind residents that snow and ice can damage outdoor heating oil/propane/natural gas tanks, and the piping connecting the tank to the building.
Damage to tanks, filters, and associated piping can result in gas leaks and heating oil spills. Gas leaks are an explosion/fire hazard, and...
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 November’s stories below. Find the rest of the November Digest articles at the UNH Research Office web site: http://www.unh.edu/research/unh-research-digest.