School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering

Powered by the Sea

Powered by the Sea

UNH will lead the new Atlantic Marine  Energy Center, focusing on research to address renewable ocean energy, with a  nearly $10M award from the Department of Energy. Read More

Recent Stories

  • Natalie Cook stands on a ship in front of the Thomas Jefferson hydrographic vessel.
    - Fantastic Voyage
    Natalie Cook '23 spent 45 days aboard a survey vessel this summer to map the seafloor of the Chesapeake Bay.  Read More
  • Researcher strides across ditch in salt marsh carrying square trancept
    - Marsh March
    Research in salt marshes in Rowley, Mass., explores solutions to long-ago created ditches, which increase flooding from sea level rise. Read More
  • Student working in kitchen
    - No Small Connection
    The Small Family Community Fellowship was recently established to provide opportunities for New Hampshire students to apply what they learn in the classroom to important needs at... Read More
  • Aerial view of river with researchers working on sandbar
    - Research Snapshot: Protecting Smelt
    On a sandbar in the Squamscott River in Exeter, UNH researchers and collaborators from New Hampshire Fish and Game and Coastal Research Volunteers collect rainbow smelt caught in... 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
  • 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
  • Sign with text in front of bright garden flowers
    - No Boat Necessary
    The Appledore Island garden of 19th century poet Celia Thaxter blooms again at Prescott Park this summer. 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