Faculty and Resources
- Members of the faculty have active, externally funded research programs that provide diverse opportunities for student research.
- Fully equipped laboratories provide resources for study of geographic information systems (GIS) and biochemistry.
- Advanced courses include topics in GIS, bioremediation, risk assessment, wetlands ecology, hazardous materials management, landscape ecology, hydrology, groundwater geology, and advanced environmental geology.
- Emphasis is placed on field work, with experiences enhanced by a five-acre salt marsh system for coastal studies and affiliation with the Gerace Research Center on San Salvador Island, Bahamas.
- Cooperation with the UNH graduate program in environmental engineering enhances the environmental science curriculum.
Awards and Recognition
- The Nature Conservancy recognizes our contributions to the development of a geographic information system to support efforts for managing the lower Connecticut River.
- This program has earned additional recognition for assisting various area environmental groups in addressing environmental problems and issues as part of our hands-on approach to education.
- Environmental science students have won prestigious national fellowships for study abroad and scholarships from external organizations.