School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering

Andy Armstrong aboard research vessel.

Hydrographic Honor

NOAA has awarded UNH oceanographer Andy Armstrong a Gold Medal for his contributions to delineate the U.S. extended continental shelf. Read More

Recent Stories

  • Island Life
    - Island Life
    A new grant awarded to UNH will help island communities in the Gulf of Maine to improve their energy, freshwater, and economic resilience. Read More
  • A Research Record
    - A Research Record
    UNH closed FY20 with a record-breaking $129 million in new grants and contracts for research. Read More
  • Icebreaker cuts through sea ice.
    - Charting a Course Ahead
    The Joint Hydrographic Center has received a five-year, $38.5 million grant to continue their work in ocean mapping. Read More
  • Aerial view of shoals marine lab
  • Sign shwoing the layout of Celia Thaxter's garden.
    - Bloom Where You're Planted
    In summers past, a visit to Appledore Island often included a tour of the gardens designed by the poet Celia Thaxter. While the original garden, along with her cottage, was lost... Read More
  • Lumpfish in water
    - Fisheries Funding
    With new NOAA grants, UNH marine research aims to bring better, more sustainable seafood to the table. Read More
  • Portrait of marine researcher Jennifer Miksis-Olds with ocean in background
    - Sage of the Sea
    To celebrate World Oceans Day June 8, Jennifer Miksis-Olds will participate in an ocean-themed quiz bowl against high school champions. Read More
  • Two vehicles drive through flooded road conditions.
    - Water, Water Everywhere
    A new document published by UNH provides guidance to help Seacoast communities prepare for increased flood risks due to climate change.  Read More
  • Larry Mayer sits at dock near a research vessel.
    - Ocean Accolade
    Larry Mayer, director for the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping and Joint Hydrographic Center at UNH, has been selected as the first recipient of the Walter Munk Medal. Read More
  • Mapping the Seas
    - Mapping the Seas
    Less than 10 percent of the world’s oceans have been mapped to high resolution. UNH is out to change that. Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping director Larry Mayer talks about... Read More