Research

Evaluating Hydrangea Cultivars for Regional Growers
Ella Lukacz is a sustainable agriculture and food systems major and history minor from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. COLSA: Tell us about your research in as non-technical language as possible. Ella Lukacz: For the last two summers, Becky Sideman and I have been collecting data on 16 varieties of…
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Monitoring Furbearing Species in New Hampshire
Eleora McCay is a wildlife and conservation biology major from Bedford, New Hampshire.
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Understanding Impacts of Microplastic Pollution on Soil
Maggie Krein is an environmental sciences: ecosystems major and double minor in wildlife and conservation biology and sustainable energy. She is from Chester, New Hampshire.
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Discovering new ways to treat Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Bryce Hannon is a genetics major from Winchester, Massachusetts.
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Non parametric models for the study of marine ecosystems
Miguel de Jesus Gomez Garcia believes that modern quantitative methods can significantly enhance our comprehension of ecosystems and help address complex conservation and management questions that have proved challenging thus far.
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Behavioral Effects of Ocean Acidification and Warming
UNH marine biology student Todd Selling studies potential behavioral changes that the American lobster may experience as a result of ocean acidification and ocean warming.
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Mangrove Habitat Restoration
Nia Jeffers research area is mangrove habitat restoration and management with a focus in mangrove restoration methodology.
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Texas Coastal Fisheries and Extreme Events
Ana Silverio uses long-term independent and dependent fisheries catch data from Texas Parks and Wildlife and quantitative tools to look at how extreme events affect coastal fish populations along the Texas Gulf Coast.
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Effects of Hatchery Stressors on the Growth and Aggression of Juvenile Lumpfish
Shelby Perry studies the effects of stocking density and light on the growth and aggression of juvenile lumpfish.
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Microzooplankton Grazing and Marine Aggregates
Mikayla Cote examines the influence of marine microzooplankton grazing on the production/consumption of transparent exopolymer particles (TEP) and marine aggregates in general.
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Aquaculture of Wildemania Amplissima
Riplee Mercer's research examines a species of nori called Wildemania amplissima and how it can be used in aquaculture in New England.
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Quantitative Biology Education
Faith Frings is interested in developing methods for increasing quantitative literacy in biology courses at the undergraduate level.
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