• Man and woman receive award plaque from two men in suits.

    Two Coastal Research Volunteers received the 2017 Gulf of Maine Council Award for their contributions to protecting the health and sustainability of the watershed.

  • Flooded road next to flooded road sign.

    Seacoast roads are facing a new threat: Rising groundwater due to sea-level rise, according to new NHSG-funded research.

  • 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.

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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