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Research on the Edge: Marine Science


Saturday, April 15, 2017
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UNH Marine Science

In June, UNH added the R/V Gulf Surveyor, a 48-foot aluminum vessel with the capability to deploy sophisticated multi-beam echo sounders, to its research fleet. The vessel will help researchers map the coastal seafloor and better understand the ocean environment while providing training in the latest oceanographic practices.

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UNH MARINE SCIENCE IN THE SPOTLIGHT...

• President Barack Obama named School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering (SMSOE) director Larry Mayer to the U.S. Arctic Research Commission.

• SMSOE associate director of research Jennifer Miksis-Olds, a marine acoustician, was tapped to lead a multimillion-dollar federal contract to establish the Atlantic Deepwater Ecosystem Observatory Network.

• Jon Pennock, director of New Hampshire Sea Grant for a decade and SMSOE deputy director, was named director of NOAA’s National Sea Grant College Program.

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SPARK 2017
In this issue, our widest-ranging yet, we highlight stories that leave the labs behind and take you to the farms, libraries, galleries and even courtrooms where innovation thrives.