The Influence of Tidal Forces Extends to the Arctic’s Deep Sea
The Moon’s gravitational pull creates the tides, but its influence extends hundreds of meters below the sea surface too, influencing sensitive methane seeps in the seabed.
Ali Asghar '20 looks to renewables
There are times in the Pakistani neighborhood where Ali Asghar ’20 grew up that the electricity still goes out for hours; sometimes, half the day. It is estimated that some 50 million people across the country don’t have access to the energy grid. If all goes according to plan, Asghar could be part...
Professor Jiadong Zang
In the early stages of his career, assistant professor of physics and materials science Jiadong Zang is making waves.For his research prowess, Zang was recently selected as the 2020 International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) Young Scientist Prize in the field of magnetism.
Assistant Professor Tracy Mandel
awarded Lorenz G. Straub Award for most meritorious PhD thesis in hydraulic engineering, ecohydraulics, or related fields.
“Rate of mass loss from the Greenland Ice Sheet will exceed Holocene values this century"
An interdisciplinary team of scientists used reconstructions of climate & former ice sheet extent to model the past, present, & future of the Greenland Ice Sheet. Future ice loss will be more extreme than any time in the past 12,000 years unless global carbon emissions are curbed.
Named Chair the U.S. National Committee for the Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development
The National Academies is introducing a national committee that will serve as the voice of the U.S. scientific community during the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, which will run from 2021 to 2030. The U.S. National Committee for the Decade is comprised of the experts who...
Working to have Black voices heard
Tamara Marcus, NRESS Ph.D. candidate, helped cofound the Advocates for Social Justice in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Tracking Emerging Contaminants in NH
UNH graduate student Cassidy Yates is helping to study the way we track and manage new contaminants in New Hampshire waters
Class Field Trip Launches Career
Civil engineering's Maggie Fillion '20 turned a fall class field trip into an internship and career opportunity with Shea Concrete. Her experience was documented in a podcast...
Using Magnetostratigraphy to Find the Cretaceous-Paleogene Boundary in La Colonia Formation, Patagonia, Argentina
Peter Haber's research is featured in UNH Inquiry on the asteroid that collided with the Yucatan Peninsula approximately 66 million years ago, marking the end of the Cretaceous period.
AWWA Recognized Graduate Student
Darline Simoni Balen was recently selected as the American Water Works Association's second place 2020 Academic Achievement Award for the best master’s thesis. Balen, a civil engineer student, defended her graduate thesis in December before it was submitted to the AWWA competition open to all...