Earth Systems Research Center

a map showing the estimated past human impact on the Amazonian forest
UNH researchers used high-tech tools to see where humans cleared sites in ancient Amazonia and what sort of effect it's had on today's rainforest. Read More

Recent Stories

  • Senator Jeanne Shaheen addresses UNH faculty researchers in Huddleston Hall
    - Supporting Research and Economic Development
    U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen met with UNH faculty and student researchers in Durham last week.  Read More
  • tree branch with buds
    - Is Spring Getting Longer?
    With the first day of spring around the corner, temperatures are beginning to rise, ice is melting and the world around us is starting to blossom. Scientists sometimes refer to... Read More
  • UNH professor Scott Ollinger
    - Excellence in Ecology
    UNH ranks second nationally in ecological research, scholarship. Read More
  • Flooded road in New Hampshire town
    - The Soggy Truth
    Political ideology is the strongest predictor of survey respondents' perceptions of climate and weather.Since 2005, New Hampshire has experienced an increase in the frequency and... Read More
  • Researcher Scott Ollinger on a research tower
    - Seeing the Data for the Trees
    Michael Palace, associate professor of Earth and geospatial science, will use his extensive experience with drones on the project.Forests play a major role in regulating the Earth... Read More
  • dry stream bed with scientific sensor in the middle
    - Parched
    Some researchers at UNH have found the record drought has changed the way they can conduct research. Read More
  • Cameron Wake skiing in Denali National Park
    - All Eyes on the Arctic
    Each summer, a handful of UNH researchers pass up New England’s hard-won summer and head to the remote glaciers, peatlands and oceans on top of the world. There, they’re exploring... Read More
  • Morse Hall, home of the UNH Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space
    - Scientists Honored for Teaching, Research
    Two members of the faculty in the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS) have been honored for their outstanding work at UNH. Steve FrolkingSteve Frolking, a... Read More
  • UNH professor Larry Hamilton
    - Climate Change Cooperation
    Leaders from across the globe have convened in Paris for COP21, the United Nations’ climate summit, where they are working toward a “strong climate agreement.” Here at UNH,... Read More
  • UNH research professor Changsheng Li
    - Changsheng Li (1941 – 2015)
    UNH research professor Changsheng Li of the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS) passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at Massachusetts General Hospital in... Read More