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

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Warming Waters

A UNH postdoctoral researcher is studying impacts of climate change on methane-producing bacteria in Arctic lakes.  Read More

Recent Stories

  • Glaciers in Arctic ocean
    - From the Sea to the Stars
    Researchers Atsushi Matsuoka and Fabian Kislet will explore carbon cycling in the ocean and X-rays in space with two National Science Foundation grants. Read More
  • Snowy forest.
    - Hope for Snow?
    UNH research indicates that reducing carbon dioxide emissions now could lessen the impact of climate change on snowpack.  Read More
  • Adrika Dasgupta works on space detectors in a lab.
    - Research Snapshot: Space Rays
    Researchers are testing different detector designs to learn how elements form during supernova explosions in space.  Read More
  • Black and white image of three lightning strikes next to one another.
    - A Striking Discovery
    A new study from UNH reveals how lightning actually begins within a storm cloud.  Read More
  • Crescent moon hovers over blue and red sky above the Earth.
    - Passings: Professor Robert Harriss
    Professor Robert Harriss, an influential figure in the early growth of the UNH Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS), passed away on Dec. 24, 2021.  Read More
  • John Hughes Clarke headshot
    - Ocean Mapping Honor
    CCOM/JHC's John Hughes Clarke has been inducted into the Class of 2021 Hydrographer Hall of Fame. Read More
  • Meghan Howey works with student archaeology students on a dig near Great Bay.
    - Unearthing Great Bay's Past
    Researchers have summarized their findings about Great Bay's social and ecological history in an online StoryMap.  Read More
  • Researcher stands alone in marsh
    - Keeping Great Marsh Great
    With a $3.1 million grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, UNH researchers will work to protect Great Marsh in northern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. Read More
  • Multiple smoke plumes from wildfires are seen from airplane above mountains and lakes.
    - Arctic Air
    UNH researchers have received an NSF grant to study the mechanisms of wintertime air pollution in Arctic regions.  Read More
  • Aerial photo of Oyster River in snow
    - Predicting Future Floods
    New UNH research updates snowmelt flooding models for a changing climate, helping protect vulnerable infrastructure and water resources. Read More