Scientists in the Water Systems Analysis Group in the University of New Hampshire’s Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS) have been funded by NASA to improve estimates of how melting mountain glaciers around the globe will contribute to sea level rise in the future. The data will be a critical new element in the next assessment by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
With a proclamation from Governor John Lynch declaring Thursday June 2, 2011, as
New Hampshire Space Grant Day, members of the New Hampshire Space Grant
Consortium (NHSGC) and officials from the University of New Hampshire and the
National Aeronautics and Space Administration - including keynote speaker former
NASA astronaut Jeff Hoffman - will celebrate the consortium's 20 years of work
dedicated to improving education and public awareness of science, technology,
engineering, and mathematics, particularly as related to our nation's space