2014

New "Eddy Flux" Towers Will Help Scientists Understand Land-use/land cover Interactions with Climate

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 quadrupled and broadened with the installation of four "eddy flux" towers in forest, field, farmland, and an urban/residential environment.

Researchers Track New Hampshire Moose in Hopes of Pinpointing Cause of Population Decline

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/.

 

Renaissance Woman: EOS Researcher Goes from Reading T.S. Eliot at Harvard to Running Earth System Mathematical Models

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.

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Civil Engineer Jean Benoit Is Part of Team Investigating Oso Landslide

Jean Benoît, professor of civil engineering at UNH, is part of a team from the Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance (GEER) Association, supported by the National Science Foundation, that has mobilized to collect information on the effects of the March 22, 2014, Oso, Washington, landslide.

Mining Patents for Information

The US patent system is premised on a fundamental exchange, or as some might say, a grand bargain. In exchange for fully disclosing their invention to the public, the inventor gains the exclusionary right to that invention for a limited period.

IACUC Sets Summer 2014 Meeting Schedule

The UNH Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) has set its summer 2014

RCC Student Operators to Participate in the 2014 UNH URC

RCC is pleased to introduce our student employees who are presenting research projects at the UNH Undergraduate Research Conference at the Whittemore Center Arena during the Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering Symposium on April 23, 2014. 

Tyler MacPherson, Information Technology – Tyler and Cory Hayward are presenting their work on the Lobster Research Database.

IRB Sets Summer 2014 Meeting Schedule

Visiting Dartmouth College Team Studies UNH Chemical Environmental Management Program

A team from Dartmouth College's Office of Environmental Health and Safety visited campus on April 04, 2014 to learn about the university’s Chemical Environmental Management System (CEMS), reports Brad Manning, Director of Environmental Health and Safety.

NSF Proposal Preparation - A Reminder of a Significant Change

"Beginning March 18, 2013, FastLane will enforce submission of required sections of full proposals prior to proposal submission.

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