Earth Systems Research Center

Recent Stories

  • Remote Alaskan mountain with snow in foreground
    - Baking and Quaking
    With $1.7 million in National Science Foundation funding, UNH researchers will study how climate change in the Arctic could affect earthquake-related disasters. Read More
  • Measuring Methane in Streams
    - Measuring Methane in Streams
    Different aquatic bodies play different roles in the release of methane gas. Wetlands, lakes, and reservoirs all play large roles in releasing methane directly into the atmosphere... Read More
  • Car driving through flooded street
    - Granite State Warming
    UNH researchers have released the 2021 New Hampshire Climate Assessment. Read More
  • Brown cows grazing beneath trees.
    - Out to Pasture
    Keeping trees in livestock pastures can help reduce the impacts of climate change, according to new UNH research. Read More
  • Suburban yard with some cut grass and some left long
    - How Low Can You Mow?
    Not a fan of mowing the lawn? Good news: Cutting the grass less may be better for the environment. Trimming the number of times you run the mower around the yard, known as “low... Read More
  • Two female graduate students stand outdoors with their arms around each other
    - Deconstructing Bias
    Three young researchers -- and many more -- are leading efforts to help UNH geosciences become more inclusive. Read More
  • Eric Scheuer sits on an airplane in front of a laptop and data instruments.
    - Passings: Eric Scheuer
    Eric Scheuer, a long-time UNH research project engineer, has passed away at the age of 51.  Read More
  • Two people stand on a tall metal tower above a forest canopy.
    - Plant Nutrient Declines
    A new study indicates that nitrogen levels in terrestrial ecosystems are declining in some regions of the world.  Read More
  • Water Works
    - Water Works
    New research has found that watershed size plays a major role in a river network’s ability to filter certain pollutants. The findings both further our understanding of which... Read More
  • Jessica Scheick headshot with icebergs floating on the ocean in background.
    - Rising Star
    Jessica Scheick was selected for Geospatial World's 2022 Rising Stars Award for her work in cryospheric science and remote sensing data.  Read More