In the same way they meet to make decisions about building a new school or buying a fire truck, leaders and residents of New Hampshire coastal communities have placed climate change on their agendas, working with experts and examining data that describe how past and projected changes in climate affect the places where they live, work and play.
Meagan Wengrove ‘10, a Ph.D. student in ocean engineering from Arvada, Colo., has received a prestigious National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship from the U.S. Department of Defense.
Photograph by Jeremy Gasowski
Strafford Hill Library SeaPerch Teams traveled to the UNH Jere A. Chase Ocean Engineering Building March 16 to test out their ROV submarines and try some obstacles in preparation for the statewide competition April 11.
Rising seas pose significant risks to New Hampshire coastal communities and ecosystems, cultural resources and the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, and climate change-driven health impacts threaten to affect Granite State and New England residents who are vulnerable to rising temperatures, more precipitation and sever weather events.