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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>>



  • An up close look at crews working on capsized cargo ship after two recent oil spills (VIDEO)
    WPDE News, Tuesday, October 1, 2019
  • Marine Debris Program Releases Study Showing Economic Impacts of Marine Debris
    NOAA OR&R, Saturday, September 28, 2019
  • Coming Full Circle
    University of New Hampshire, Thursday, September 26, 2019
  • Senate Panel Rejects NOAA Cuts, Backs Science Program.
    Greenwire E&E News, Tuesday, September 24, 2019
  • AUV’s Tested for Oil Detection in the Arctic
    Ocean News & Technology, Monday, September 23, 2019


This depressing map of the Arctic lets you track 40 years of melting sea ice (from Living Atlas)

Movement of submerged oil in the annular flume

Deploying the REMUS 600!

Request for Proposals from ADAC Arctic IoNS Workshop