Marine Science

Recent Stories

  • 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
  • Floyd Jackson
    - Prof
    Floyd Jackson could do just about anything. Skin a mouse with surgical precision, make wine, explore the northern wilderness by dog sled, change lives. He started by remaking his... Read More
  • Larry Mayer
    - Ocean Interconnections
    Photo: Lisa Nugent/UNH Photographic Services In the ocean, everything is connected, from water columns and currents to geological formations and marine life. At UNH’s new School... Read More
  • earth from space
    - Back to the Future
    This image shows a future view of the world in equilibrium at 2,000 parts per million of atmospheric carbon dioxide (current level is 393 ppm). Sea level is higher by some 260... Read More
  • teacher and student at ocean discovery day
    - Ocean Discovery Day
    Saturday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Learn hands on about ocean science from researchers, students and UNH Marine Docents. Visit our state-of-the art laboratories and hear about... Read More
  • larry mayer on marine vessel
    - UNH Launches School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering
    Larry Mayer is the director of the University of New Hampshire’s new School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. Mayer, a professor of Earth science and ocean engineering, is... Read More