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UNH's Jackson Estuarine Laboratory celebrates 50 years of research on estuarine, coastal and marine ecosystems.  Read More

Recent Stories

  • Aerial view of shoals marine lab
  • Sign shwoing the layout of Celia Thaxter's garden.
    - Bloom Where You're Planted
    In summers past, a visit to Appledore Island often included a tour of the gardens designed by the poet Celia Thaxter. While the original garden, along with her cottage, was lost... Read More
  • Lumpfish in water
    - Fisheries Funding
    With new NOAA grants, UNH marine research aims to bring better, more sustainable seafood to the table. Read More
  • Portrait of marine researcher Jennifer Miksis-Olds with ocean in background
    - Sage of the Sea
    To celebrate World Oceans Day June 8, Jennifer Miksis-Olds will participate in an ocean-themed quiz bowl against high school champions. Read More
  • Two vehicles drive through flooded road conditions.
    - Water, Water Everywhere
    A new document published by UNH provides guidance to help Seacoast communities prepare for increased flood risks due to climate change.  Read More
  • Larry Mayer sits at dock near a research vessel.
    - Ocean Accolade
    Larry Mayer, director for the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping and Joint Hydrographic Center at UNH, has been selected as the first recipient of the Walter Munk Medal. Read More
  • Mapping the Seas
    - Mapping the Seas
    Less than 10 percent of the world’s oceans have been mapped to high resolution. UNH is out to change that. Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping director Larry Mayer talks about... Read More
  • Nine students study geosciences at UNH.
    - Closing the Gap
    Nine undergrads traveled from the Mid-Atlantic to take part in an intensive geoscience research program at UNH.  Read More
  • tall blades of kelp seaweed in the Gulf of Maine
    - Climate Change and Turf Seaweed Causing “Patchy” Seascape
    The effects of climate change are becoming more apparent, from the rapidly warming Gulf of Maine to more frequent and severe storms and the increase of invasive turf seaweed. UNH... Read More
  • Looking Northward
    - Looking Northward
    The University of New Hampshire has joined the University of the Arctic, marking an official pledge to continue and expand on its polar expertise. Read More