New NSF EPSCoR Grant Focused on the Future of Dams in New England

New NSF EPSCoR Grant Focused on the Future of Dams in New England

A new $6 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s EPSCoR program will fund a four-year study examining the future of dams in New England. This project marks an expansion in partners and scope for the New England Sustainability Consortium (NEST), adding Rhode Island to the existing partnership between Maine and New Hampshire.

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 UNH Researchers Use Census, Remote-Sensing Data to Investigate Forest Changes

UNH Researchers Use Census, Remote-Sensing Data to Investigate Forest Changes

A new joint research project from the U.S. Forest Service builds on NH EPSCoR's Ecosystems & Society project. The new grant aims at making better estimates of carbon sequestration.

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Four Weeks On Water

Four Weeks On Water

New environmental science curriculum brings over 60 students from three New Hampshire colleges together in a collaborative course designed to address critical issues using state specific research data.

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Too Much Salt!

Too Much Salt!

Reducing the use of road salt through research, stewardship, and innovative technologies could protect water resources in N.H. and save municipalities money. NH EPSCoR research results from 110 streams and rivers where volunteers are collecting data could be incorporated into new tech used by maintenance trucks.

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CloseUP: UNH Research Professor discusses climate change findings on WMUR

CloseUP: UNH Research Professor discusses climate change findings on WMUR

UNH and NH EPSCoR Research Professor Cameron Wake sits down with Josh McElveen on CloseUP.

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CC Report

New 2015 Reports on Health Risks Associated with Rising Seas and Climate Change. Rising seas pose significant risks to New Hampshire coastal communities and ecosystems, cultural resources, and the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, and a host of climate change driven health impacts are a significant threat to Granite State and New England residents.


The Data Discovery Center (DDC) is a digital library that provides access to a broad suite of data sets generated by the New Hampshire and Maine EPSCoR programs. Current holdings include atmospheric, aquatic, and terrestrial sensor data, imagery, model results, and survey data, in support of the Ecosystems and Society Project, the New England Sustainability Consortium (NEST), and the Ecosystems Computing Challenge (ECC).




Want to help with science research on behalf of the environment? Citizen science projects need your help - counting species, monitoring water and weather and more. Sort by state, how much time you can spend, or topic to find the best project for you!

 


 

NH Science and Technology Plan

S&T Plan

Innovation and technological advances are the keys to economic prosperity for all New Hampshire residents.

 

 

2014 Data Toolkit for Key Indicators (including New Hampshire STEM Education Outcomes)

 


Strategic Economic Plan for NH

Economic Plan thumbnailThe Business and Industry Association’s new strategic economic plan for the state concludes that one of the best investments New Hampshire can make for a prosperous future is to develop a highly skilled workforce — one that is especially in tune with our burgeoning advanced manufacturing and high-tech sectors.

 


NH Environmental Literacy Plan

ELP