Our funded research projects and development projects span a wide range of topics that interest and benefit New Hampshire residents and their environment. Find projects that interest or relate to you below by topic.
Alewife Population Assessment and Aquaculture
|Alternative Seafood Marketing
Matching Alternative Marketing Opportunities with the N.H. Commercial Fishing Industry's Alternative Marketing Capacity
|Buy Out or Build Back? (regional)
Buy out or build back? A comparative assessment of approaches to employing public funding to vulnerable coastal properties in the Northeastern United…
|Catch Share Management (regional)
Social and economic impact assessment of catch share management in the Northeast multispecies fishery.
Gene expression during development of clam leukemia: interactive effects of temperature and ocean acidification on viral loading and onset of disease
|Development and evaluation of a culturally tailored online nutrition education program targeting fish consumption among Hispanic adults
Eating fish is a healthy choice, but those who need it most may not be getting the nutritional education to help them benefit from seafood diets.
|Diversifying the New England Sea Vegetable Aquaculture Industry – Phase II: Line Seeding Technology and Grow-out Trials for Longline Nori Production
Seaweed aquaculture in the Gulf of Maine has exploded in the last ten years, but is based on a single species. This project seeks to diversify the…
|Drivers of coastal flooding and storm surge at a tidal marsh
Understanding how sea-level rise will affect coastal communities in New Hampshire is key to forming a plan to combat future risks to property and…
|2020-2021||Coastal Resilience, Flooding, Innovative Technology, Wetlands|
This project looks at the question of New Hampshire being ready to build resilient coasts.
|2016-2017||Coastal Resilience, Restoration|
|eDNA Estuarine Monitoring
This project will design and implement a pilot eDNA monitoring program in N.H. streams and estuaries.
|2018-2019||Genetics, Human Health, Innovative Technology|
This project focuses on capitalizing on digital tools to expand environmental literacy around coastal resources.
|2016-2017||Education, Innovative Technology|
|Evaluating Adaptation Strategies (regional)
Climate change adaptation and ecosystem service resilience in Northeast coastal communities: quantifying economic values and tradeoffs for regional…
|Factors influencing PFAS bioaccumulation and biomagnification in marine food webs associated with AFFF sources in a New England estuary
Attention and concern have increasingly grown around PFAS, and little is known about how it accumulates in seafood.
|2022-2023||Water Quality and Safety|
|Fish nutrients and contaminates
This project is looking at reducing risk and enhancing benefits of fish consumption by understanding relationships for mercury, arsenic, selenium,…
|Great Bay Sediments
What happens to the nutrients that have accumulated in the sediments of the Great Bay? Quantifying nutrient release and removal due to diffusion and…
|2014-2015||Water Quality and Safety|
|Hazards and Housing Values (regional)
Coastal hazards and Northeast housing values: comparative implications for climate change adaptation and community resilience.
|Health Risk from Vibrios
This project focuses on improving assessment of public health risk associated with climate induced changes in pathogenic Vibrio parahaemolyticus …
|Jonah crab fishery
This project is evaluating growth and sustainable harvesting practices for Jonah crabs in New England waters.
|Lamprey River Flood Damage
Analysis and communications of flood damage cost avoidance in the Lamprey River watershed of New Hampshire.
|2014-2015||Coastal Resilience, Flooding|
|Legal Analysis of MSP (regional)
The governance role of local authorities in marine spatial planning: a legal assessment of prospects and problems.