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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>>



  • Report: America world’s chief oil producer
    Daily Energy Insider, Monday, November 18, 2019
  • ESI Specialist Jill Petersen Looks Back on Career Built Around Sensitivity Mapping
    NOAA OR&R, Thursday, November 14, 2019
  • Arctic communities at risk of mercury contamination as permafrost thaws
    University of New Hampshire, Thursday, November 7, 2019
  • Mysterious oil spill threatens marine biodiversity haven in Brazil
    Science Magazine, Monday, November 4, 2019
  • Another Arctic mission completed, the Coast Guard’s icebreaker takes a bow
    Navy Times, Saturday, November 2, 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