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

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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 Sciences Ph.D. program, has received a 2019 Switzer... Read More

Recent Stories

  • University of New Hampshire
    - Kudos
    In October, J. Michael Hickey ’73, interim dean at UNH Manchester, became the 26th inductee in the New Hampshire Business Review (NHBR) Business Excellence Hall of Fame. The Hall... Read More
  • thunderstorm
    - Into the Storm
    Being one of the world’s leading lightning experts is perilous business. For UNH’s Joseph Dwyer, it meant mistakenly flying a small plane into a violent thunderstorm. “I really... 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
  • Researchers and aerospace industry representatives at UNH
    - Not Rocket Science
    UNH’s first-ever Aerospace and Defense Technology Day on Nov. 4 was part open house, part show-and-tell, part speed dating — and, according to the organizers, full success. The... Read More
  • Ruth Varner and student working in the field
    - Ruth Varner Honored by American Geophysical Union for Student Mentoring
    Ruth Varner has been awarded the American Geophysical Union’s 2015 Sulzman Award for Excellence in Education and Mentoring. Varner ‘93G ‘00G is associate professor of... Read More
  • UNH Project SMART participants launching scientific balloon
    - Riding High
    Project SMART high school students steady their scientific balloon as it fills with helium prior to launch. (Photo: Devin Thomas, University of British Columbia)Near space is the... Read More
  • Pope Francis
    - The Winds of (Climate) Change
    On Thursday, June 18, 2015, Pope Francis made history in an encyclical — a papal letter that is distributed to all bishops in the Roman Catholic Church — entitled “Laudato Si,” in... Read More
  • Cosmic Rays
    - Sun Screening
    It could be the subject of a science fiction B movie: Space travelers to Mars bombarded by cosmic rays. But it’s science fact, the primary finding of major research out of UNH’s... Read More
  • Harlan Spence
    - Mr. Spence Goes to Washington
    UNH astrophysicist Harlan E. Spence was one of four panelists at a Capitol Hill briefing Tuesday, March 24, on “super storms” that can have profound effects on America's economy,... Read More
  • satelites in space
    - Space Quartet
    Ten years ago, UNH physics professor Roy Torbert knew that when the university’s Space Science Center (SSC) was awarded a very large role in NASA’s ambitious, four-spacecraft... Read More