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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) 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>>



  • Dead Ice Seals Found Across Northwest Alaska
    The Arctic Sounder, Wednesday, June 12, 2019
  • Mapping the Ocean's Unseen Heroes, One Microbe at a Time
    ECO, Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • UNH Alumni Team Wins XPRIZE
    University of New Hampshire, Thursday, June 6, 2019
  • As Fish Move North, 'Things are Getting Weird Out there.'
    E&E News, Tuesday, June 4, 2019
  • Researchers focus on oil spill cleanup methods for use in Arctic waters
    CBC (Canada) News, Saturday, June 1, 2019


UNH grad student (Melissa Gloekler) delves deep into environmental engineering.

Read it here>>

Two UNH CEPS students win ADAC fellowships!

The Arctic seems like a world away, but take a look at NOAA’s new story map and you’ll discover why the Arctic is closer than you think. From food security and safe maritime navigation, to our economy and national security, the Arctic has a profound global reach. Explore all the innovative and pioneering ways NOAA is working to understand and protect this dynamic and fast-changing ocean frontier.

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