Natural Resources & Earth Systems Science Ph.D.

Natural Resources & Earth Systems Science Ph.D.
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Ph.D. program in Natural Resources and Earth Systems science (NRESS)

Researchers Addressing Today’s Environmental Challenges


Both the global environment and our understanding of that environment are changing at rates that are unprecedented in the history of the Earth. Solutions to environmental problems require knowledge of the interaction among physical, biological, environmental, and socioeconomic factors, while ethical considerations underlie both the identification of environmental problems and choice of action. The NRESS Ph.D. program is designed to meet this challenge and to encourage interdisciplinary research on the environment in the broadest sense.

One of the largest, most interdisciplinary Ph.D. program at UNH

Making a difference in fields of climate change, sustainability, environmental conservation, policy and more!

Represent more than 24 departments, research groups, outreach programs and schools

 

alumni

90% are working in relevant fields, i.e. universities, laboratories, private sector companies, and NGS around the world

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    The Application of Remote Sensing, GIS, and UAV/UAS Technologies to Environmental and Natural Resource Assessments of Snow, Avalanches, Hydrology, and Precision Viticulture
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  • Emma Burkett
    Research Topic Geochemical and Remote Sensing Reconstructions of Timescales for Magma Assembly in the Aleutian Volcanic Arc and Satellite Remote Sensing of Volcanic Ash with Ground-truthed Ash Detection Modeling in the Aleutians Emma’s research is…
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  • Lara Munro
    Research Topic Large-scale Patterns of Watershed-level Carbon and Nitrogen Biogeochemistry Lara’s research focuses on understanding how watershed-level carbon and nitrogen dynamics are comparable across eco-regions. Her work combines ecosystem models and large-scale datasets, like those from NEON and…
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  • Andrew Butler
    Research Topic Ecology and management of furbearers in New Hampshire. Andrew’s research is focused on studying the landscape and community ecology of furbearers, well as evaluating several field and…
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  • John (Jack) Hastings
    Research Topic Remote Sensing and Modeling of Temperate Forested Ecosystems Jack’s research interests include using remote sensing platforms to study New England temperate forested ecosystems, and how remote sensing data products can be incorporated into regional modeling efforts. He is especially interested in thinking about how forest canopy…
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