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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).



  • Follow the First Arctic Cargo Shipped Through Northwest Passage
    ECO Magazine, Wednesday, September 24, 2014
  • NSF awards $15 million in second set of coastal sustainability grants
    National Science Foundation, Wednesday, September 24, 2014
  • Sea Level Rise and Coastal Flooding Impacts Viewer
    NOAA Coastal Services Center, Wednesday, September 24, 2014
  • NOAA Team Reveals Forgotten Ghost Ships off Golden Gate
    Ocean Industry E-News, Wednesday, September 24, 2014
  • Oil Spill Response Equipment Review in California
    ECO Magazine, Tuesday, September 16, 2014


International Oil Spill Conference 2014 Proceedings are now available.

Gulf Research Program: A Strategic Vision

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!