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  • UNH Oil Spill Response Forum

    UNH Oil Spill Response Forum
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The Coastal Response Research Center (CRRC) was established as a partnership between the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), through the Office of Response and Restoration (OR&R), and the University of New Hampshire (UNH), through the Environmental Research Group (ERG) in 2004.

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 The Center for Spills in the Environment (CSE) is a University center that expands the scope of interaction and cooperation with the private sector, other government agencies and universities.


The Centers are administered by, and located at, the UNH campus in Durham, NH.  Both centers are affiliated with the UNH School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering (SMSOE).



  • NOAA Assisted UN Spill Response Team in Bangladesh
    NOAA Communications & External Affairs, Wednesday, January 21, 2015
  • National Science Foundation: Oceanography Proposals Wanted
    ECO Magazine, Tuesday, January 20, 2015
  • NOAA ORR: Year in Review: Our Successes
    NOAA Office of Response and Restoration, Monday, December 22, 2014
  • After Oil Spill in Bangladesh's Unique Mangrove Forest, Fears About Rare Animals
    National Geographic, Friday, December 19, 2014
  • Rising air and sea temperatures continue to trigger changes in the Arctic
    NOAA Communications & External Affairs, Wednesday, December 17, 2014


BSEE - oil spill response research

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) issued a press release announcing that it is soliciting proposals for oil spill response research projects and will be investing up to $6 million to support these projects in 2015. White papers must be received by 9 February. (1/14/15).

ERMA Newsletter (Issue 1, Dec 2014)
NOAA Office of Response & Restoration

CCA-OSRL Hosts Technical Forum on Dispersants

Good, Clean (Safe) Fun: Kinner showers for lab safety.