Marine Science

Artist's drawing of research ship

Exploring the Seas

UNH will co-operate a forthcoming research vessel that will provide cutting-edge technology for scientists to study the Atlantic Ocean and adjoining seas. Read More

Recent Stories

  • Larry Mayer sits on the stern of a UNH research vessel
    - Hall of Fame
    Larry Mayer has been inducted into the Hydrographer Hall of Fame. Read More
  • Hannah Hamalainen, UNH Assistant Professor, Dimond Library
    - Meet UNH's New Faculty: 2016
    UNH has welcomed a diverse group of scholars and researchers to its faculty.  Read More
  • Researcher Jennifer Miksis-Olds
    - Eavesdropping on the Ocean
    A new federal contract will help researchers like Jennifer Miksis-Olds eavesdrop on the ocean environment. The contract, worth up to $6.5 million, will support ongoing monitoring... Read More
  • Sponges on a coral reef
    - Sponges of the Caribbean
    UNH researchers are exploring how sponges, the less charismatic but essential reef neighbors of corals, contribute to overall coral reef health. Read More
  • Great Bay sunrise from the docks of Jackson Lab
    - Estuarine Expertise
    This National Estuaries Week is a fitting time to shine a light on the work of estuary champion David Burdick, interim director of UNH’s Jackson Estuarine Laboratory. Read More
  • Researchers Kevin Jerram and Evgenia Bazhenova at the North Pole, with American and Russian flags
    - Polar Explorers
    Halfway through their six-week research cruise of the Arctic Ocean, UNH researchers Kevin Jerram and Evgenia Bazhenova visited the North Pole. Read More
  • A vaquita, the world's smallest and rarest porpoise
    - Prof with a Porpoise
    Chris Glass wouldn’t blame you if you’ve never heard of the vaquita. The small porpoise is so secretive that it wasn’t discovered as a species until 1958. Read More
  • Research Vessel Gulf Surveyor
    - Shiny and New
    UNH has a new, state-of-the-art research vessel that will help researchers map the coastal seafloor and better understand the ocean environment while providing training in the... Read More
  • students in marine biology class
    - Seeking Surface Data
    You might be surprised to find undergrads in a science class drawing and coloring, but that’s exactly what they were up to in a recent introduction to marine biology lab in the... Read More
  • students studying marine life
    - Marine Biology Bootcamp
    It was an early move-in for a group of first-year UNH students who packed their bags and boarded a boat headed for Marine Immersion week at the Shoals Marine Lab. Marine Immersion... Read More