• Woman in chest waders near coastal river talks with young women collecting water quality data.

    Learn about the impacts and accomplishments from NHSG's research and extension efforts on the Granite State.

  • Aerial photo of Great Bay estuary.

    Find out more about NHSG and our efforts to promote the wise use, conservation and sustainable development of marine and coastal resources in the state, region and beyond.

  • Tiny piece of blue plastic among sand grains in sieve.

    Three years of microplastics sampling conducted by NHSG, the Blue Ocean Society and volunteers on N.H. beaches revealed some interesting data trends.

  • Logo for ocean discovery day includes different blue waves and an orange fish

    Specialists from the MIT, N.H. and Maine Sea Grant Programs have finalized a plan to deal with the potential spread of an invasive crab species in the Gulf of Maine.

  • Two women smile while hiking and standing near water.

    Two specialists recently joined the NSHG/UNHCE staff to focus on volunteer coordination and climate adaption in the Granite State.

Coastal Science for the Granite State

Coastal and marine resources are experiencing unprecedented stresses. Increasing coastal populations, development pressure and habitat loss, commercial fishing pressure, polluted runoff and invasive species all threaten the 95,000 miles of U.S. coastline. Sea Grant works to address these issues through research, education and outreach.

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