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Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space

At the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS), we bring together high-level research expertise on convergent topics.

We are UNH's largest research enterprise. Here you'll find opportunities to work alongside distinguished faculty on projects to explore and study the most important and inaccessible places on our planet, in our solar system, and in our universe. From the seafloor to the stars, we're studying truly fascinating subjects and making an impact worldwide. 

Find out why we say that EOS is research excellence.

>5,400 peer-reviewed journal articles published in EOS history

$32 million  in grant funding awarded to EOS scientists annually

112 new research grants awarded to EOS scientists annually

Recent News

An illustration of lightning striking the Earth near an array of antennas.

Leading the Charge

Leading the Charge

New research reveals needle-like structures in lightning leaders...

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Three flashes of lightning emerge from the same cloud.

At Lightning Speed

At Lightning Speed

Researchers document unusual phenomenon in clouds prior to lightning flash...

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Students hold up their country's flags next to white rocket and snow-capped peaks nearby.

Rocket Power

Rocket Power

UNH undergrads study link between auroras and a greenhouse gas...

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