A number of worker populations, both indoors and outdoors, may be particularly vulnerable to threats from climate change. Some of these workers may include: emergency responders, health care workers, fire fighters, utility workers, farmers, and transportation workers. Climate change can amplify existing health and safety issues and new unanticipated hazards may emerge.
Dedicated to understanding the Earth as an integrative system through study of Earth's ecosystems, atmosphere, water, and ice in all corners of the globe using field measurements, remote sensing and mathematical models to inform research that emphasizes basic science and the increasing role of humans as agents of environmental change
UNH research in sustainability and the environment is broad and far-reaching. A leader in the search for the causes of, and potential responses to, climate change, UNH research is at the forefront of the efforts to define new personal, local community, governmental and global activities and policies for protecting and sustaining the Earth and its inhabitants.
Acts as a unique technical resource for stormwater practitioners by studying a range of issues for specific stormwater management strategies including design, water quality and quantity, cost, maintenance, and operations
Part of the U.S. EPA's National Estuary Program, a joint local/state/federal program established under the Clean Water Act to promote the protection and enhancement of nationally significant estuarine resources