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New Hampshire: Award Highlights

See what exciting research and education has been funded by NSF in each state or U.S. territory.  Award Highlights provide a snapshot about select NSF awards and their impacts.

18 Award Highlights found :: New Hampshire

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an ice core from the side of the main hole

Prehistoric ice cores help predict future climate

Climate time capsule shows previously hidden interactions between greenhouse gases and climate...

Research Areas: Earth & Environment, Polar

coal-fired power plant in new hampshire

Rivers as cooling towers for regional electricity

Computer models show interaction of power plants with climate, water and ecosystems...

Research Areas: Earth & Environment, Biology

researchers secure an aquatic sensor suite in a river

Composing an aquatic symphony

High-tech sensors reveal the rhythms of New Hampshire's waterways...

Research Areas: Earth & Environment

a high school teacher installs an aquatic sensor in a stream

Citizen scientists get their feet wet

Volunteers launch aquatic sensors in streams across New Hampshire...

Research Areas: Earth & Environment, Education

elizabeth burakowski climbs a tower to take solar reflection measurements

Citizen scientists assist with climate study

Hobbyists identify intriguing night-time temperature patterns in forested and deforested areas...

Research Areas: Earth & Environment

doctoral students examine firn core from Antarctica

Polar Snow As Atmospheric Archive

Ancient gases trapped in old snow provide clues about today's atmosphere...

Research Areas: Polar

artist's concept of the heliosphere

Taming the Solar Wind

Solar wind protons don't reach Earth but the waves they generate do...

Research Areas: Astronomy & Space, Polar

Hagfish teeth

Hagfish Hormone Discovered

Finding provides critical evidence for the existence of a pituitary-gonadal system in the earliest divergent vertebrate...

Research Areas: Biology

people in front of giant fans

Wind Tunnel Gives Students Hands-on Design Experience

Students design infrastructure for flow physics facility....

Research Areas: Engineering, Physics

woman with ice core

Ice Core Reveals Ancient Atmosphere

Deepest U.S. ice core contains clues to changes in Earth's climate....

Research Areas: Polar

women looking at wafer

Fighting Germ Warfare with Silver and Copper

Integration of metals into fabric may provide protection against infections....

Research Areas: Chemistry & Materials

woman in front of vacuum chamber

Re-creating the Magic of the Northern Lights

Vacuum chamber simulates atmospheric conditions....

Research Areas: Physics, Astronomy & Space

Muir Inlet Alaska

Multiple Threats to Global Water Supplies

Researchers quantify the impact of human needs, climate and land use on water resources....

Research Areas: Earth & Environment

Illustration of the Sun

Observations on Antarctica Help Study Magnetic Storms

The Polar Experiment Network for Geospace Upper-atmosphere Investigations (PENGUIn) project supports a number of autonomous geophysical observatories (AGO) deployed across the Antarctic continent....

Research Areas: Polar, Astronomy & Space

thermal-vacuum chamber at the Institutes Space Science Center

Satellite Test Facility in New Hampshire

A Space Science Small Satellite Test Laboratory, partially funded by EPSCoR, boosts the University of New Hampshire's capabilities in space hardware technology and fabrication....

Research Areas: Astronomy & Space, Education

Photo of Santa Maria Volcano

Geologists Study Santa Maria Volcano

Scientists are using a combination of high-resolution video, thermal imagery, Doppler radar, infrasound and seismology data to study the uplift, eruption history and magma dynamics of the Santa Maria volcano in Guatemala....

Research Areas: Earth & Environment, Engineering

Image of iceberg in Arctic Ocean

The Arctic's Freshwater Cycle May Be Speeding Up

Researchers believe that the Arctic Hydrological Cycle is accelerating. Changes in the cycle may lead to significant impacts on the ecosystem and the geology of the area....

Research Areas: Polar, Earth & Environment

Photo of icescape

Raising Understanding and Awareness of Research in the Polar Regions

International Polar Year is being celebrated by a number of project that bring attention to the decades long research at the polar regions and promote science research through connections to polar exploration and research activities....

Research Areas: Polar, Education

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