Earth Sciences

earth sciences students

Explore the Department of Earth Sciences

The Department of Earth Sciences at UNH aims to improve our understanding of the Earth, and the processes that affect it, through excellence in teaching, research, and service. We offer undergraduate and graduate degrees encompassing a broad spectrum of disciplines including geology, hydrology, oceanography, ocean mapping, geochemistry, climate science, and geophysics. Our location on the Great Bay Estuary near the White Mountains provides an ideal backdrop for hands-on learning opportunities. Join us in our journey of discovery!

Recent Stories

Drone image of research tower in forest in autumn

Excellence in Citations

Excellence in Citations

Study ranks 41 UNH researchers in top 2 percent worldwide...

Article
Bill McDowell and Larry Mayer

Geophysical Fellows

Geophysical Fellows

McDowell, Mayer elected American Geophysical Union fellows...

Article
Ruth Varner in Stordalen Mire in Sweden

Emerging Science

Emerging Science

UNH receives $3.6 million to examine climate change effect on ecosystems...

Article