Earth Systems Research Center

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 have lasting impacts on ecosystems, water supplies, the economy, tourism and human health. “Winter conditions are... Read More

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