Jeffrey Foster, assistant professor of molecular, cellular, and biomedical sciences in UNH's College of Life Sciences and Agriculture (COLSA), is part of a team of scientists working to maintain the fragile ecosystem in Hawaiʻi.
Foster brings his background as a wildlife biologist, with expertise in studying the effects of non-native birds on Hawaiian ecosystems, to his collaboration with...
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 December’s stories below. Find the rest of the December Digest articles at the UNH Research Office web site: http://www.unh.edu/research/unh-research-digest.
Jan. 30, 2015
8:30 am-1:30 pm
Squamscott Room, Holloway Commons, UNH
N.H. Sea Grant at Work - Connecting Marine Research to N.H. Ecosystems, Communities and Economy
The symposium is designed to showcase the results of recently funded N.H. Sea Grant projects and provide a forum to discuss best practices in translating cross-disciplinary science to action through integrated research,...
investigate the chemical processes that allow certain plants and bacteria to signal each other that they are friends, not foes, and thus work together in an ecologically mutual partnership. - See more at: http://colsa.unh.edu/aes/article/tisausda#sthash.mNAh1iHC.dpuf
investigate the chemical processes that allow certain plants and bacteria to signal each other that they are friends, not foes,...
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,...