• Clean Gulf 2016 lobster winner!

  • "Oil Spill Response Options for the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary"

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  • CRRC's oil flume tank.

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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 and Environmental Hazards (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>>



  • What is a geographic information system?
    NOAA Office of Response and Restoration, Thursday, November 17, 2016
  • Arctic Spills (Nancy Kinner, article author)
    The Circle, WWF Magazine, Monday, November 7, 2016
  • Nancy Kinner is awarded UNH Faculty Excellence award. Congratulations!
    University of New Hampshire, Monday, October 31, 2016
  • NOAA Awards $9.3 Million to Advance Coral Reef Conservation
    Ocean News, October 2016, Tuesday, October 18, 2016
  • Oil in the Arctic
    AlJazeera TechKnow, Sunday, October 2, 2016


Canada's Oceans Protection Plan. Read the plan here>>

Alaska Forum on the Environment, February 6-10, 2017 Anchorage, AK

Alaska Marine Science Symposium, January 23-27, 2017 in Anchorage, AK

NSF Program Solicitation: Arctic Research Opportunities; Arctic Natural Sciences; Arctic Social Sciences; Arctic System Science; Arctic Observing Network