A river runs through it: U.S. cities' waterways show consistent patterns of evolution

A river runs through it: U.S. cities' waterways show consistent patterns of evolution

The cities' ecosystems, especially their waterways, are all threatened by road salt, dissolved concrete, sewage overflows and algae blooms, say urban ecologists publishing a series of 14 papers this week in a special issue of the journal Biogeochemistry

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Students Find Common Ground, Language Through STEM

Students Find Common Ground, Language Through STEM

NH EPSCoR's Faculty Seed Grant program helps NH students find common ground, language through STEM this summer in the EXCELL program at UNH Manchester.

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The Oyster is Their World

The Oyster is Their World

UNH's research associate professor Steve Jones is looking at environmental conditions that favor Vibrio parahaemolyticus, a pathogenic strain commonly found in oysters. He hopes to one day be able to tell fisherman when it is safe to harvest and when not to.

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Teens Investigate New Ways to use Smartphones at Camp

Teens Investigate New Ways to use Smartphones at Camp

This summer, in the Stem Discovery Lab at UNH Manchester, 14 New Hampshire high school students were doing something extraordinary- using computer science to build their own mobile applications.

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Understanding the Urban Ecosystem
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  • Oct 23 2014 - 11:38am

    Rain gauge will help Derry students collect data

    Thanks to a recently installed rain gauge, some Pinkerton Academy meteorology students can now gain hands-on experience collecting data on precipitation.


  • Oct 6 2014 - 4:42pm

    Research Program Introduces Science Teachers to New Technologies and Fosters Collaboration

    With every buzz of a cell phone, technology can be a leading culprit in distracting a student. But that same technology can encourage a student to question an idea, type a few key strokes, and retrieve information all within a matter of seconds. The challenge for teachers is not only how to keep pace with such technology, but how to use it as a key to unlock a student’s inquisitive side.


  • Oct 3 2014 - 12:41pm

    Students Conduct EPSCoR Research on Natural Dams

    Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Denise Burchsted and her students are carrying out research on beaver ponds and natural dams in local waterways, as part of the research at Keene State funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation's EPSCoR Program.


  • Sep 10 2014 - 11:00am

    A river runs through it: U.S. cities' waterways show consistent patterns of evolution

    The cities' ecosystems, especially their waterways, are all threatened by road salt, dissolved concrete, sewage overflows and algae blooms, say urban ecologists publishing a series of 14 papers this week in a special issue of the journal Biogeochemistry.

    The issue is edited by University of Maryland geologist Sujay Kaushal and University of New Hampshire ecologists William McDowell and Wilfred Wollheim.


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Academic Performance of Community College Transfer Students in STEM Disciplines at the University of New Hampshire

Do transfer students perform worse than native students? Check out the article to find out!


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Advanced GIS tools are being used by scientists to map, analyze and share results. User-friendly interactive online maps released through the Ecosystem & Society project’s Data Discovery Center allows anyone to explore and use data from several of the project’s research topics.

 


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 Science and Technology Plan

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

 

 


NH Environmental Literacy Plan

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NH INBRE

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