Arctic

Two Pacific white-sided dolphins leap out of the ocean water.

Differentiating Dolphin Dialects

New acoustic technology designed by UNH researchers tracks dolphins' habitat shift to colder waters due to climate change. Read More

Recent Stories

  • Arctic mountains and sea with text "the Arctic is melting. Is it time to panic?"
    - Melting Arctic
    An international panel of researchers, including UNH's Larry Mayer and Nancy Kinner, will discuss Arctic change and melting. Read More
  • Icebreaker Healy in Arctic
    - Northwest Passage
    For two days in March, UNH will be the epicenter for discussions about how New England will respond to changes in the Arctic. Read More
  • SPARK 2016 Research Review - Climate Change
    - SPARK 2016
    Flip through the most recent issue of SPARK, UNH’s annual research review. Read More
  • Cameron Wake skiing in Denali National Park
    - All Eyes on the Arctic
    Each summer, a handful of UNH researchers pass up New England’s hard-won summer and head to the remote glaciers, peatlands and oceans on top of the world. There, they’re exploring... Read More
  • Ruth Varner and student working in the field
    - Ruth Varner Honored by American Geophysical Union for Student Mentoring
    Ruth Varner has been awarded the American Geophysical Union’s 2015 Sulzman Award for Excellence in Education and Mentoring. Varner ‘93G ‘00G is associate professor of... Read More
  • An archipelago off the coast of Norway
    - UNH Geologist Identifies New Source of Methane for Gas Hydrates in Arctic
      Research led by a UNH professor has identified a new source of methane for gas hydrates — ice-like substances found in sediment that trap methane within the crystal structure of... Read More
  • Ryan Cassotto in Greenland
    - Glacial Race
    Courtesy Photo It only sounds like a joke: When the world’s fastest-moving glacier sped up in the summer of 2012 – suddenly surging from Greenland’s west coast at four times its... Read More
  • tent in mountains from Schley Relief Expedition, 1884
    - Beyond Borders
    Geoffrey "Jeff" Clark, M.D., '11G signed up for a UNH philosophy class just for fun toward the end of his career as a gastroenterologist. He had no idea it would lead to a master'... Read More
  • tori ward holding snow in summer in sweden
    - An Arctic Summer
    Working 200 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle, two student researchers learn valuable lessons about the study of climate change—and the world of science itself.  Read More
  • U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy in the Arctic
    - Notes from the Top of the World
    Notes from on top of the world: A team of UNH researchers leads an expedition to map the Arctic Ocean seafloor aboard the U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker Healy. A team of researchers... Read More