Earth Systems Research Center

Bogged Down By Climate Change

Bogged Down By Climate Change

Shrubs are replacing moss in peat bogs due to climate change, which could cause more carbon dioxide to enter our atmosphere.  Read More

Recent Stories

  • Ruth Varner stands on a boardwalk in Abisko, Sweden.
    - Arctic Connections
    Ruth Varner has been appointed to a year-long position as a visiting researcher at Stockholm University in Sweden.  Read More
  • Grey house surrounded by green lawn.
    - Beyond Curb Appeal
    UNH researchers found that the older the home, the more carbon stored underground. Read More
  • Nine students study geosciences at UNH.
    - Closing the Gap
    Nine undergrads traveled from the Mid-Atlantic to take part in an intensive geoscience research program at UNH.  Read More
  • Looking Northward
    - Looking Northward
    The University of New Hampshire has joined the University of the Arctic, marking an official pledge to continue and expand on its polar expertise. Read More
  • Nell Campbell authored a report for the United Nations.
    - A United Effort
    Countries around the world have pledged to adopt new measures that will improve their land and soil health thanks in part to UNH. Read More
  • Fully thawed fens.
    - Mercury Rising
    Arctic communities who bear witness to the early impacts of climate change are grappling with a new challenge. Read More
  • Snowy trail in a northern forest
    - Winter Is Coming. Or Is It?
    “Winter is coming,” the saying goes. But is it? New research from UNH has found clear signs of a decline in frost days, snow covered days and other indicators of winter that could... Read More
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  • Erik Hobbie travels abroad.
    - Have Work, Will Travel
    Sometimes an extended trip abroad — or maybe a few — can offer new perspectives for those in the STEM fields.  Read More
  • Woman bores small core from tree in forest.
    - Adapting to Change
    As carbon dioxide increases in the atmosphere, trees across the U.S. are responding by growing more and conserving water when needed.  Read More