• Booms used on California oil spil
  • USCG Cleanup Post IDA Hurricane
  • oil thickness testing

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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>>



  • Melting Arctic Ice Could Transform International Shipping Routes, Study Finds
    Phys.Org, Monday, June 20, 2022
  • Humans responsible for more oil slicks than previously thought
    The Hill, Thursday, June 16, 2022
  • Testing Oil Detection Technologies with a Collaborative Research Team
    NOAA Office of Response & Restoration, Monday, June 6, 2022
  • Taylor Energy Oil Spill: Stanching the longest-running oil spill you've likely never heard of
    60 Minutes, Sunday, June 5, 2022
  • New Tools for Monitoring and Predicting the Coastal Impact of Climate Change
    ECO Magazine, Tuesday, May 31, 2022

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