Environmental Sciences

  • Heated and control plots in a long-term soil warming study at Harvard Forest, Petersham, Mass. Jerry Melillo of the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Mass., and colleagues began the study in 1991. (Audrey Barker-Plotkin)
    For the past 26 years, a team including UNH professors and New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station researchers Serita Frey and Stuart Grandy have been tracking carbon emissions in artificially heated forest plots. The latest findings, which are published in the journal Science, present a challenge to current climate change predictions. Learn More
  • Kathryn presenting research at URC
    ES Major Kathryn Bennett '18 researches reducing UNH’s nitrogen footprint Learn More
  • Associate Professor of Soil Fertility and Biochemistry, Dr. Stuart Grandy was recently interviewed for De Standaard, Belgiums largest newspaper to discuss ways to manage agricultural crops to build soil organic matter (and reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide). Learn More
  •  UNH's Organic Dairy Research Farm (ODRF), University Professor John Aber leads an innovative research project that's rooted in UNH's Land-grant mission. Learn More
  • College courses with active learning are common in subjects like physics and chemistry. By combining the lecture and lab components of their introductory soil science class, instructors at the University of New Hampshire found students were able to dig in deep. Learn More
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    NR 642 (Jenkins et al. 2013, PNAS)
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    Student in NR 711