Arctic

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

Recent Stories

  • 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
  • Jonathan Beaudoin (in glasses and orange sweater), research assistant professor in the University of New Hampshire’s Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping/Joint Hydrographic Center, views the underwater footage of the S.S. Terra Nova with others onboard the Schmidt Ocean Institute’s R/V Falkor.
    - UNH Researcher Aids in Discovery of Shipwrecked Antarctic Explorer Terra Nova
    A University of New Hampshire researcher contracted to test sonar systems on a research ship helped discover the wreck of the ship that took Robert Falcon Scott to the Antarctic. Read More
  • UNH researcher
    - Undergraduate Research: It's a Gas
    Jacqueline Amante's research during her junior and senior years helped lay the groundwork for a novel approach to measuring bubbles of methane in remote regions. Read More
  • Larry Mayer
    - Final Frontier
    Larry Mayer and his team of ocean-mapping researchers are unlocking the mysteries hidden by the world's oceans.  Read More