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

tall blades of kelp seaweed in the Gulf of Maine

Climate Change and Turf Seaweed Causing “Patchy” Seascape

The effects of climate change are becoming more apparent, from the rapidly warming Gulf of Maine to more frequent and severe storms and the increase of invasive turf seaweed. UNH researchers have found that these environmental developments are contributing to the transformation of the seafloor to a... Read More

Recent Stories

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