School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering

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

Recent Stories

  • 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
  • UNH pier with research vessels on either side of it.
    - Dropping Anchor at UNH
    The Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy has found a new administrative home at the UNH School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. Read More
  • Nate Spada checking tanks at marine lab
    - Liking Lumpfish
    Lumpfish. That’s what was featured in the first video Nate Spada '19 ever posted to TikTok, lumpfish and their eggs. Not exactly the kind of thing you’d expect to draw much... Read More
  • Jennifer Miksis-Olds aboard an ocean-going research vessel.
    - Can You Hear Me Now?
    New research focuses on human-induced ocean noises, their impacts on marine life, and offers suggestions for healthier soundscapes. Read More
  • Drone image of research tower in forest in autumn
    - Excellence in Citations
    Forty-one current and emeritus UNH researchers are among the world's 100,000 most cited, according to a new study. Read More
  • The Autonomous Surface Vehicle team stands next to a yellow vessel.
    - Seas the Day
    A team of UNH scientists won first place in an international competition for virtual autonomous ocean-going robotics. Read More