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.

 

Interdisciplinary academics

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

students

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

faculty

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

  • Resilient Communities: The Role of Land-Use Planning and Conservation in Flood Risk Management
    Resilient Communities: The Role of Land-Use Planning and Conservation in Flood Risk Management
  • Global Change Effects on Soil Microbial Communities and Carbon Storage
    Global Change Effects on Soil Microbial Communities and Carbon Storage
  • Syrup Production
    Syrup Production
  • Improving Stream Restoration: Developing Methods to Evaluate the Ecological Condition of Streams Using Small Unmanned Aerial Systems and Close-Range Remote Sensing Techniques
    Improving Stream Restoration: Developing Methods to Evaluate the Ecological Condition of Streams Using Small Unmanned Aerial Systems and Close-Range Remote Sensing Techniques
  • Methane (CH4) flux dynamics in subarctic peatland thaw ponds using field and remote sensing techniques at Stordalen Mire in Northern Sweden.
    Methane (CH4) flux dynamics in subarctic peatland thaw ponds using field and remote sensing techniques at Stordalen Mire in Northern Sweden.

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