Four engineering seniors recently laid the groundwork for a sustainable aquaponics system expected to produce fresh vegetables and fish for a community in Costa Rica, and Project Oasis members Siddharth Nigam, Paige Balcom, Will Tavares and Allison Wood hope the system they designed in the classroom will serve as a model for communities across the globe.
NEWBURYPORT - A blue-ribbon gathering of local and state officials vowed action February 19th on an increasingly dark problem at Plum Island Point: continued erosion.
Gregg Moore, a coastal scientist at the School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering, said that 60 to 80 feet of the dune have disappeared in recent months.
University of New Hampshire alumnus Brendan Newell '15 has been awarded a John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship for 2016. Sponsored by the National Sea Grant College Program, the year-long fellowship matches current and recent graduate students with hosts in the legislative and executive branches of government.
For some, it helps to take a step back to see the big picture; for Helen Cheng (UNH '14), it was her relocation from N.H. to the Capital Beltway that allowed her to see how local coastal issues are being addressed at the national level.
Photo by: Russ Miller, Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research-University of Michigan