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.
Applications are now being accepted for the Class of 1937 Professorship in Marine Biology. This professorship was established through the generosity of members and friends of the University of New Hampshire’s Class of 1937 on the occasion of their 50th reunion.
In a major breakthrough in shellfish management and disease prevention, researchers at the University of New Hampshire have discovered a new method to detect a bacterium that has contaminated New England oyster beds and sickened consumers who ate the contaminated shellfish.
Photo by NH Sea Grant
Emeritus Associate Professor Mimi Becker received a lifetime achievement award from the Environmental Protection Agency at the organization's 2015 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony in Boston recently.