• Nancy Kinner speaks at Senate Forum

    CSE, along with Senators Shaheen and Ayotte (NH), hosted a Senate Forum on "Advances in Oil Spill Response: Five Years After the Deepwater Horizon" on April 21, 2015.


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  • U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte visits with the students in the CRRC lab to learn more about oil spill and other disaster response.

  • Congratulations to Lynn Garner of Garner Environmental Services for being our 2014 Clean Gulf Conference winner of the lobster drawing!

  • Building a Better Oil Spill Response

    What happens to spilled oil on the bottom of body of water? With a unique oil flume, UNH professor Nancy Kinner and undergraduates are working to find out. 


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  • Our students - always prepared.

    Our students - always prepared.

  • Good, Clean (Safe) Fun in the UNH lab

    Good, Clean (Safe) Fun in the UNH lab  More>>

  • 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). Center one-pager here>>

 

News

  • Five Key Questions NOAA Asks During Oil Spills
    NOAA Office of Response and Restoration, Thursday, May 21, 2015
  • The Many Unknowns of Inevitable Arctic Spills
    Inside Climate News, Friday, May 15, 2015
  • Why Did 'Shocking' Amounts of BP Oil Fall to the Seafloor?
    National Geographic, Wednesday, April 22, 2015
  • NOAA's Shore Assessment Tool Helps Determine Best Cleanup Methods
    ECO Magazine, Tuesday, April 7, 2015
  • Deepwater Horizon: After the oil
    Science Magazine, Friday, April 3, 2015

Features

Nancy E Kinner, PhD

Dr. Nancy E. Kinner has been invited to testify to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation on April 29, 2015 in the Russell Senate Office Building.

Center for Spills in the Environment, along with Senators Shaheen and Ayotte (NH) hosted a Senate Forum on "Advances in Oil Spill Response: Five Years After the Deepwater Horizon" on April 21, 2015.   More information here>>

On April 8, 2015, Senator Ayotte (R-NH) and staff visited the UNH Oil Spill Centers and UNH student research on oil spill response.

CRRC Announces New NOAA Co-Director