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  • Congratulations to graduate student, Jesse Ross who presented his MOSSFA work at the Alaska Marine Science Symposium.
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    Congratulations: 2018 Clean Gulf lobster winner!

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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>>



  • Oil-Eating Bacteria Discovered In The Deepest Part Of The World's Ocean
    Forbes, Monday, April 15, 2019
  • March Temperatures in Alaska: 20 Degrees Hotter Than Usual
    NY Times, Tuesday, April 9, 2019
  • Al Roker travels to the Arctic to see the effects of climate change
    Today Show, Thursday, April 4, 2019
  • Dublin Express Oil Spill in Staten Island, NY
    NOAA Incident News, Thursday, March 28, 2019
  • Cruise ship’s close call renews demands for Arctic HFO ban
    Arctic Now, Wednesday, March 27, 2019


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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.

What happens when oil comes into contact with marine snow and what are the ramification for Cook Inlet? Research by CRRC graduate student Jesse Ross.

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