Spotlight

Hands-on environmental studies for U.S. students
Ecology, sustainability, and environmental science were the focus of a special visit by EcoQuest’s international students to the Ramsar wetland at Pūkorokoro Miranda on 28 October 2022.
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.
UNH Woodman & Kingman Farms
Mark Trabold, assistant farm manager of UNH's Woodman Horticultural Research and Kingman Research farms,...
Movement of Adult Rainbow Smelt in Great Bay Estuary, NH
Chloe Pearson's uses acoustic telemetry to better understand the habitat use of rainbow smelt, including location, usage and use timing.
UNH Farm Services Operation
Terry Bickford works as a lead farm worker for UNH's Farm Services Operation. It's a role he's been in since 2021, however, his farming experience dates back to when he was an infant, helping his family on the Stiles Dairy Farm in Strafford, NH.
UNH Farm Services Operation
Manager of Farm Services Operations Peter Davis ’16 has a long history of working for the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station. After graduating from UNH in 2016, he joined Farm Services full-time as a lead farm worker. After four years, he took a brief hiatus, working for the Portsmouth...
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.
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.
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.
Quantitative Biology Education
Faith Frings is interested in developing methods for increasing quantitative literacy in biology courses at the undergraduate level.
Acoustic and Genetic Indicators of Coastal Acoustic
Grant Milne explores the use of passive acoustic monitoring and metabarcoding of seawater samples as methods of measuring soundscape properties and detecting marine taxa to identify indicators of the underwater acoustic environment in temperate coastal habitats.
Genetic assessment of eastern oysters and their pathogens
Alyssa Stasse's dissertation work focuses on using genetic techniques, such as genome and transcriptome sequencing, to determine differences between populations of eastern oysters.