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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

  • A small glacier and snow-covered mountains in Svalbard, Norway.
    - Frozen Commons
    UNH researchers have received a $488,983 grant from NSF to study shared Arctic landscapes and improve their resilience.  Read More
  • van allen belts around the Earth.
    - Space Waves
    UNH researchers have received a $1.62 million grant from NSF to study magnetic waves that impact Earth's radiation belts. Read More
  • Watercolor of bow of boat with sun over ocean horizon.
    - Artist At Sea
    A new exhibition at the UNH Museum of Art focuses on ocean research and the collaboration between art and science. Read More
  • Female researcher scoops into large fish tank with net
    - Research Snapshot: Raising Lumpfish
    At UNH’s Coastal Marine Lab in New Castle, N.H., Elizabeth Fairchild raises and researches lumpfish as a potential pest-management solution for the aquaculture industry. Fairchild... Read More
  • A Deeper Dive Into Research
    - A Deeper Dive Into Research
    Five students from Puerto Rico and Mauritius are taking part in an eight-week internship this summer at UNH to conduct marine and oil research.  Read More
  • Plastic bags hang on tree branches just above Chicago River.
    - Tracking the Stream of Plastic
    UNH researchers have received a grant to study how much plastic stays within rivers instead of washing out to sea. Read More
  • All blue room with acoustic pyramid-shaped foam
    - Research Snapshot: Eerie Quiet
    Stanley Ellis, a research engineer with UNH’s Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space, tests a detector inside Morse Hall’s anechoic chamber, a room lined with pyramid... Read More
  • Autonomous boat under a dramatic sunrise
    - Research Snapshot: ASV BEN
    In June, UNH’s Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping/Joint Hydrographic Center’s autonomous surface vehicle Bathymetric Explorer and Navigator — ASV BEN — traveled Lake Huron,... Read More
  • UNH Researchers Receive $1.2M Grant to Study Seasonal Soil Freeze and Thaw
    - UNH Researchers Receive $1.2M Grant to Study Seasonal Soil Freeze and Thaw
    The frost heaves that turn New England roads and their drivers into a bumpy, grumpy mess are one of many consequences of the seasonal soil freeze and thaw cycle that impacts about... Read More
  • An artist's rendering of the R/V Narragansett Dawn
    - Narragansett Dawn
    A new ocean-going vessel co-operated by UNH has been given the name Narragansett Dawn. Read More