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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>>



  • Inuvialuit knowledge helps mariners choose wildlife-friendly routes in Western Arctic
    CBC (Canada) News, Friday, September 13, 2019
  • Four Missing as Car Carrier Capsizes at Port of Brunswick, Georgia, Sunday, September 8, 2019
  • OR&R Scientists Collaborate with Partners to Test New Tools and Methods for Characterizing Oil Following a Spill
    NOAA OR&R, Tuesday, September 3, 2019
  • Northern Ontario researchers test floating wetlands as method to clean up oil spills
    CBC (Canada) News, Tuesday, September 3, 2019
  • Keystone Species Arctic Cod Extremely Sensitive to Oil Exposure
    NOAA OR&R, Tuesday, September 3, 2019


Movement of submerged oil in the annular flume

Deploying the REMUS 600!

Request for Proposals from ADAC Arctic IoNS Workshop

Scientists share real-time observations from the Arctic Ocean