Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS)

Jaya Roperez and Rochelle Wigley stand on a dock in front of the DSSV Pressure Drop vessel.

Undersea Discoveries

When scientists discovered the world’s deepest-known shipwreck and explored the trenches in the lowest points of the ocean this spring, they relied on detailed seafloor maps created by UNH researchers to navigate around safely. Read More

Recent Stories

  • Autumn forest canopy.
    - Seeing the Infrared
    UNH researchers received a $200,000 NASA grant to improve satellite-based estimates of forest growth rates. Read More
  • Deep-sea corals in New England waters.
    - Sea Change
    ​​​​​​UNH researchers have found that climate change affects deep-sea corals and sponges differently. Read More
  • A Simple Instrument for Outer Space
    - A Simple Instrument for Outer Space
    UNH researchers have been awarded $50,000 to design a compact, relatively simple space instrument to measure protons in the solar wind. Read More
  • ocean ice floe
    - $3.8 Million For Climate Change, Snow Depth and Space Research
    Three researchers from UNH’s Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans and Space have received grants from different government agencies totaling over $3.8 million. The projects... Read More
  • Colorful data image representing ocean soundscapes
    - A COVID Ocean Hush?
    New software developed by UNH will help researchers understand ocean soundscapes. Read More
  • UNH pier with research vessels on either side of it.
    - Dropping Anchor at UNH
    The Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy has found a new administrative home at the UNH School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. Read More
  • Evening sky with crescent moon.
    - The Air Up There
    NASA's latest mission to explore two unusual atmospheric phenomena will tap UNH faculty and student expertise.  Read More
  • Image of Earth's magnetic field and solar flare from nearby sun.
    - Current Events
    Researchers are using artificial intelligence and student-built magnetometers to improve space weather forecasting and prepare for power outages those storms cause. Read More
  • Banafsheh Ferdousi
    - Stormy Weather
    Banafsheh Ferdousi, a research scientist in the UNH Space Science Center, has received $800,000 from NASA to study space weather that impacts our technology. Read More
  • Jennifer Miksis-Olds aboard an ocean-going research vessel.
    - Can You Hear Me Now?
    New research focuses on human-induced ocean noises, their impacts on marine life, and offers suggestions for healthier soundscapes. Read More