• sea level rise
  • Healy in ice
  • July 25 bulker ran aground near Mauritius's Blue Bay Marine Park

  • Deepwater Horizon Spill - 10 Years

    Deepwater Horizon Spill - 10 Years

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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>>



  • UNH receives NSF grant to research carbon interactions in thawing arctic
    NH Business Review, Thursday, October 15, 2020
  • Canada's last intact ice shelf broke off. It took our research station with it
    The Guardian, Thursday, October 15, 2020
  • The Grand Finale to the Expedition of a Century
    ECO Magazine, Tuesday, October 13, 2020
  • The Navy Is Building A Network Of Drone Submarines And Sensor Buoys In The Arctic
    The Drive, Monday, October 5, 2020
  • Cleanup underway after 126-barrel oil spill in southern Alberta
    CBC News, Saturday, October 3, 2020


Job Posting: NOAA Scientific Support Coordinator / Regional Preparedness Coordinator (Environmental Scientist) position within the Office of Response and Restoration, Emergency Response Division (GS-13/14). The announcement will be open for 14 days; opening today 9/28/20 and closing on 10/12/20.

ExxonMobil has coordinated a dispersant workshop at Ohmsett annually since 2018. Ohmsett has an excellent space for a large group meeting but more importantly it provides attendees the opportunity to observe dispersant-effectiveness tests firsthand. Unfortunately, the travel restrictions forced us to cancel this year’s workshop. Instead we intend to hold a virtual workshop via a series of webinars starting in September.

Join NOAA's Thursday Lecture Series 'You Don't Know What You Don't Know' at 3:00 pm EDT!


The 2019 DoD Arctic Strategy updates DoD's strategic objectives for the Arctic region, in light of DoD's renewed assessment of the evolving Arctic security environment and the release of the 2018 National Defense Strategy (NDS). Anchored in NDS goals and priorities, this updated Arctic strategy outlines DoD's strategic approach for protecting U.S. national security interests in the Arctic in an era of strategic competition.

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