Earth Systems Research Center

Two vehicles drive through flooded road conditions.

Water, Water Everywhere

A new document published by UNH provides guidance to help Seacoast communities prepare for increased flood risks due to climate change.  Read More

Recent Stories

  • 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
  • Tamara Marcus smiles at the camera wearing an orange printed top
    - Making Climate Connections
    Tamara Marcus researching methane emissions from permafrost in northern Sweden. Photo by Ruth Varner.Tamara Marcus, a graduate student in UNH’s Natural Resources and Earth System... Read More
  • Flooded road blocked with yellow tape and "high water" sign
    - Pounding the Pavement
    New research from UNH shows that thicker asphalt could extend the life cycle of roads — and save money — as the effects of climate change stress them. Read More
  • Spring pink blossoms on a tree in front of a brick building on campus.
    - Seasons Of Change
    One of the leading indicators of climate change — phenology, or nature’s calendar — can provide some insight into past climatic trends as well. Read More
  • Madeline Juffras '19 working on scientific equipment in a wetland
    - Inquiring Minds
    UNH's Inquiry journal highlights undergraduate research. Read More