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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).



  • NRC Arctic Oil Spill Brief
    National Research Council, Wednesday, June 11, 2014
  • CSB: Pipe Buckling to Blame in Deepwater Horizon Blowout, Tuesday, June 3, 2014
  • U.S. Agency Will Assess Dangers of Tar Sands Oil Spills
    Bloomberg/, Wednesday, May 21, 2014
  • Oil leak from a pressurized pipeline, Los Angeles, CA
    NBC online , Thursday, May 15, 2014
  • IOSC 2014 Lobster Winner: John Fomous of Fairfax VA - Congratulations!
    CRRC/CSE, Thursday, May 8, 2014


Responding to Oil Spills in the U.S. Arctic Marine Environment
National Research Council, 2014

Congratulations to John Fomous (of Dade Moeller) who is the lucky winner of our 'Lobster for 2' drawing at IOSC 2014!

Twenty-Five Years After the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: NOAA's Scientific Support, Monitoring and Research

DTox:a Worldwide Quantitative Database of the Toxicological Effects of Dispersants and Chemically Dispersed Oil.  The Center is pleased and excited for the recognition of Adriana Bejarano, PhD., Research Planning, Inc. by SETAC Journal.

Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Here>>

Environmental Science & Technology Here>>