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UNH Sails into the Next Generation of Ocean Mapping With NOAA Grant

Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have been awarded a three-year grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in partnership with Saildrone, Inc. of Alameda, CA, and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute...
10-Dec-2019 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UNH Researchers Find Climate Change and Turf Seaweed Causing “Patchy” Seascape

Researchers at the University of New Hampshire find that environmental developments caused by climate change are contributing to the transformation of the seafloor to a lower, more patchy seascape dominated by shrub-like seaweed which could impact...
15-Nov-2019 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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UNH Researchers Find Climate Change Increases Risk of Mercury Contamination

As global temperatures continue to rise, the thawing of permafrost is accelerated and mercury trapped in the frozen ground is being released in into surrounding waterways, soil and air. Research at the University of New Hampshire show this can...
16-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNH Researchers Find Northern Forests Have Lost Crucial Cold, Snowy Conditions

Winter conditions are changing more rapidly than any other season and the decline in frost and snow days could have serious and lasting impacts on ecosystems, water supplies, the economy, tourism and human health.
3-Oct-2019 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNH Technology Helps Map the Way to Solve Mystery of Pilot Amelia Earhart

Researchers from the University of New Hampshire’s Marine School are part of the crew, led by National Geographic Explorer-at-Large Robert Ballard, that is trying to answer questions about the disappearance of pilot Amelia Earhart. UNH has...
14-Aug-2019 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNH Research Finds Shale Natural Gas Development Impacting Recreationists

Researchers at the University of New Hampshire took a closer look at shale natural gas energy development (SGD) and how it is affecting the experiences of outdoor recreationists, like hikers and campers. They found a significant number of...
31-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNH Research Finds Thicker Pavement is More Cost Effective Down the Road

As the summer months heat up, so will the asphalt and other materials used to make roads. Pavements, which are vulnerable to increased temperatures and excessive flooding due to sea level rise, can crack and crumble. Climate change can be a major...
10-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

It’s Alive! UNH Researchers Create Innovative “Living” Bridge

Engineers at the University of New Hampshire have designed a unique living laboratory on a heavily traveled iconic bridge which could change the way infrastructure is viewed. The Memorial Bridge, which links Portsmouth, New Hampshire to Kittery,...
4-Jun-2019 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNH Experts Available to Discuss Middle Eastern Relations and Homeland Security Related to Conflicts in Iran

8-Jan-2020 1:30 PM EST

Media Availability: UNH British Historian to Comment on "Downton Abbey" Movie

9-Sep-2019 9:30 AM EDT

Media Availability: UNH British Historian to Comment on Appeal and Historical Portrayal of Downton Abbey at Exhibit Opening

Nicoletta Gullace, associate professor of history at the University of New Hampshire who studies 20th century and modern British history, is available to discuss the wide appeal and historical accuracy of the much beloved television drama...
11-Jun-2019 8:05 AM EDT

UNH Expert to Comment on EPA Change to Clean Water Act

25-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST

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UNH Expert Available on Women Leading The Pack For 2020 Presidential Election

Ellen Fitzpatrick, a historian from the University of New Hampshire and author of “The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women’s Quest for the American Presidency,” is available to talk about the arduous road to the White House for women candidates.
28-Jan-2019 9:00 AM EST

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Jason Sokol: Expert Comment Available on History of Gun Control Act

20-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT

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UNH Education Law Expert Available to Discuss Arming K-12 Teachers

14-Mar-2018 8:05 AM EDT

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Michele Dillon: Catholicism Expert Available for Comment on Papal Anniversary

12-Mar-2018 3:40 PM EDT

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