Unified Interior Regions

New Hampshire

New Hampshire is in the temperate broadleaf and mixed forests biome and is the state with the highest percentage of timberland area in the country. Much of the state, in particular the White Mountains, is covered by the conifers and northern hardwoods of the New England-Acadian forests. New Hampshire also has the shortest ocean coastline of any state in the United States, approximately18 miles.

New England Water Science Center - New Hampshire/Vermont

New England Water Science Center - New Hampshire/Vermont

361 Commerce Way
Pembroke, NH 03275-3718

Phone: (603) 226-7800
Fax: (603) 226-7894

New England Water

States L2 Landing Page Tabs

Filter Total Items: 85
collage of scientists conducting science related to each mission are
September 3, 2014

The avian flu virus that caused widespread harbor seal deaths in 2011 can easily spread to and infect other mammals and potentially humans.

USGS
July 30, 2014

Vital coastal storm-tide information needed to help guide storm response efforts following major storms affecting New Hampshire will be more accessible than ever due to a new monitoring network the U.S. Geological Survey is currently building.

USGS
June 25, 2014

On the one-year anniversary of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today released a new report showing that forests, wetlands and farms in the eastern United States naturally store 300 million tons of carbon a year (1,100 million tons of CO2 equivalent).

USGS science for a changing world logo
June 16, 2014

Nearly three-in-ten well-water samples tested from southeast New Hampshire contained metals at concentrations that exceeded U.S. Environmental Protection Agency drinking-water standards and guidelines, according to a recent U.S. Geological Survey study.

USGS
December 4, 2012

PEMBROKE, N.H. –Nearly 40 percent of New Hampshire's bedrock groundwater likely contains at least low levels of naturally occurring arsenic, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey report.

USGS
December 4, 2012

Reston, Va. – Offshore wind energy development and migratory birds is the topic of a free public lecture Wednesday, December 5, at 7 p.m. at the U.S. Geological Survey National Center in Reston, Va. 

 

USGS
August 14, 2012

PEMBROKE, N.H. -- A new flood preparedness tool that will help emergency managers improve flood warnings and response is now available for a 16.5-mile reach of the Suncook River in southeastern New Hampshire that has frequently flooded adjacent homes.

USGS
May 21, 2012

The low streamflows seen throughout much of New England this April do not foreshadow a summer drought, as researchers have determined summer rainfall plays a bigger role than snowmelt runoff in determining streamflows in the summer. 

USGS
March 9, 2010

The February 25 storm that brought heavy rain and wind to the area resulted in high flows for southeastern New Hampshire rivers, according preliminary estimates released today by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). 

USGS
March 8, 2010

The March 14-15 storm that brought rains of 7 inches or more in southeastern New Hampshire caused stream flooding throughout the Seacoast and southern regions of the state, according to preliminary estimates released today by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). 

New England Water Science Center - New Hampshire/Vermont

New England Water Science Center - New Hampshire/Vermont

361 Commerce Way
Pembroke, NH 03275-3718

Phone: (603) 226-7800
Fax: (603) 226-7894

New England Water