Canadian Kudos

1 week ago
  Larry Mayer, director of UNH’s Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping, received the Canadian Hydrographic Association’s Sam Masry Award at the 2022 Canadian Hydrographic Conference. The award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the hydrography profession and is presented at each Canadian Hydrographic Conference.  Mayer is the second person to receive the honor after Masry, a digital mapping pioneer, was given the award posthumously in 2020.

Building Momentum for the Blue Economy

1 month 2 weeks ago
When it comes to the economy, the ocean is a major player — from tourism to energy, seafood to shipping, the world’s marine-related assets tally up to trillions of dollars. But our oceans and coastlines are facing unprecedented pressures. Confronted with this reality, a new concept has emerged that considers both the economic benefits and the long-term sustainability of marine resources across all sectors: The blue economy. The term is more than just a buzzword; it’s helping researchers think more broadly about how they can connect their work to new partners. From ocean acoustics to environmental DNA analyses, the breadth of blue economy research at UNH is wide-ranging and its momentum is building. Diane Foster, director of UNH's School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering.“The blue...
Rebecca Irelan

Going Above and Beyond

1 month 2 weeks ago
Sally Nelson volunteered to be a living donor for a friend in need, and throughout her own months-long journey she credits her colleagues at the School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering (SMSOE) at UNH with keeping her afloat. Thanks to her nomination, UNH was awarded a Donate Life Employer Recognition award from Donate Life America.
Keith Testa

Genomic Time Machine

2 months 3 weeks ago
Looking at the microbiome of sponges, UNH researchers have developed a “genomic time machine” that could predict aspects of coral reef and ocean ecosystems through hundreds of millions of years of dramatic evolutionary change.
Beth Potier
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