Research Area: Sustainability & the Environment

Seeking Trial Participants for New System to Treat Drinking Water Disinfectant By-Products

Disinfecting drinking water is an absolute must, but what can be done about the harmful trihalomethanes (THMs) by-products?

UNH One of Seven New England Colleges and Universities Honored for Food Waste Recycling Efforts

Seven College and Universities were recently honored by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with Food Recovery Challenge Achievement Awards.

Earth Systems Research Center

Brings together ecologists, environmental chemists, Earth system modelers, and remote sensing scientists to study natural and human-induced changes in the Earth's water, carbon, and nitrogen metabolism with research and educational programs that cross the boundaries of traditional scientific disciplines to foster interdisciplinary understanding of environmental change

Sustainability & the Environment

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.

UNH Stormwater Center (UNHSC)

A dynamic research, testing and educational facility that serves as a technical resource for water managers, planners, and design engineers in New England and throughout the United States through researching and developing stormwater treatment systems and providing assistance to the stormwater management community

Piscataqua Region Estuaries Partnership (PREP)

As 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, PREP’s priorities include water quality improvements, shellfish resources, land protection and habitat restoration

Ocean Process Analysis Lab (OPAL)

Serves as a focal point for interdisciplinary ocean science research focusing on a range of physical, geochemical, and biological processes including bio-optical oceanography and remote sensing, molecular oceanography, fish behavior and gear technology, plankton ecology and fisheries oceanography, physical oceanography, and estuarine and coastal chemistry

Northeast Consortium (NEC)

Encourages and funds collaborative research and monitoring projects in the Gulf of Maine and Georges Bank through effective, equal partnerships among fishermen, scientists, educators, and marine resource managers to study broad range of topics including gear selectivity, fish habitat, stock assessments, and socioeconomics

NH Water Resources Research Center (WRRC)

Focal point for research and information on water issues in the state and region, conducintg research, technology transfer, and education of new professionals


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