Arctic

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  • 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