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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

When UNH oyster conservation efforts received an award recently, professor Ray Grizzle shared the honors with not only The Nature Conservancy (TNC), his partner in restoring oysters to Great Bay since 2006. Nearly 100 local citizen-scientists and eight million microscopic oyster larvae also had a piece in the Gulf of Maine Visionary Award from the Gulf of Maine Council.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Led by UNH biogeochemical oceanographer Joe Salisbury, a group of 15 scientists is currently aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel Gordon Gunter on a two-leg, 34-day expedition that will help determine how humans are causing changes in the oxygen and carbon dioxide content of oceans, leading to the global acidification of seawater.

Gregg Moore and Alyson Eberhardt from UNH enlisted students from Newburyport's Molin Upper Elementary School in their effort to stabilize the dunes of Plum Island.
Monday, June 29, 2015

Few people feel the sea’s power to giveth —and taketh away — more palpably than the beachfront homeowners of Plum Island, the spit of sand along the Atlantic Ocean in the Massachusetts towns of Newbury and Newburyport.

Photograph by Meghan Hill

Ian Gagnon
Friday, June 19, 2015

Ian Gagnon’s UNH journey has taken him into a high-speed cavitation tunnel, a high-tech research company, an alternative energy startup and to Africa, where he disinfected and fortified wells in two Ugandan communities as a member of the UNH chapter of Engineers Without Borders.

Photo by Tracey Bentley

UNH Cooperative Extension and information technology staff are creating online training modules that will help Vietnamese shrimp farmers improve practices and prevent disease. (L to R: Extension dean and director Ken La Valley; Extension and N.H. Sea Grant aquaculture specialist Michael Chambers; Extension distance education and media technologist Faye Cragin, and instructional designer Ken Mitchell from the UNH Academic Technology department.)
Friday, June 12, 2015

On Saturday, June 13, a marine biologist and instructional designer from UNH Cooperative Extension will board a plane in Boston and fly 21 hours to Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon, in Vietnam.