Richard Langan

  • Director, Coastal and Ocean Technology Programs
  • Affiliate Professor of Biological Sciences

Ph.D. University of New Hampshire, 1992

Research Expertise

Marine science and policy, especially developing new research initiatives, Aquaculture, Coastal management

Research Emphasis

My research interests include aquaculture of bivalve molluscs, including offshore production of mussels and sea scallops. I also work in estuarine systems, focusing on oyster culture and restoration, and the relationship between water quality and bivalve molluscs. I have a background in fisheries science and was a commercial fisherman, commercial oyster farmer, and seafood business owner prior to my tenure at UNH.

Coastal and Ocean Technology Programs
Gregg Hall
35 Colovos Road
Durham, NH 03824

Research Areas: 
Aquaculture
Estuarine Science
Marine Biology
Marine Policy