The Northern Ecosystems Research for Undergraduates (NERU) program focuses on the impacts of climate change on ecosystems in Northern Sweden. The program is a collaboration between the Univ. of N.H. and the Abisko Scientific Research Station. Read more…

We will not offer a summer 2016 program. New program info. will be posted as funding becomes available. All NSF REU student opportunities are listed on NSF REU program websites.
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2015 NERU Fellows
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NERU 2015 students with program director Ruth Varner and graduate mentor Natalie Kashi.

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2014 NERU Fellows
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2014 Student Symposium
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laura apryl amy presenting
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NERU 2013 Fellows at UNH Research Site
samantha michael fen chamber
Autochamber at the fen
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Samantha Werner and Michael Layne Species sampling Sampling in a fen in N.H.
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Team data colleciton    
Leaving UNH for Abisko, Sweden 2013
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Off to Sweden
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Research in Abisko, Sweden 2013
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Abisko River     Abisko sIgn   Lake Tornetrask    Stordalen Mire
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Martin WIk/ Maurice Crawford     Lake Villasjon   Norwegian Fjord    Fieldwork
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Poster Session 2013
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Ashley Lang Elizabeth Golden Haley Dunleavy Lance Erikson
joel distasio Madison Halloran micahel laynesamantha andersob
Joel DiStasio Madision Halloran Michael Layne Samantha Anderson
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Matt Osman   More discussion
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Univ. of New Hampshire Research Site 2012
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Tori Ward and Lily Zhao at NH research site.
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Kaitlyn Steele, Grad. stu. (left), Tori Ward and Lily Zhao. Paula Mugnani doing species sampling.
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Aboard UNH's RV Gulf Challenger, collecting sediment samples from the Great Bay Estuary.
Abisko Scientific Research Station, Abisko, Sweden 2012
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Arriving in Abisko, Sweden.
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Abisko River (left), Stordalen (middle), and fellow Nancy Freitas viewing Norway Visiting a Norwegian troll.
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Sophie deploying sensors. Pond sensors deployed in Stordalen Mire. Maria Paula, Stordalen Mire.Soil Gas Sampling Array.
Poster Session 2012
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2012 Students & Faculty Alejandro Svede with poster. Lily Zhao with poster. Sophia Burke with poster
nancy freitas maria mugnani ryan lawrencerebecca jacobson
Nancy Freitas with poster. Marial Mugnani with poster Ryan Lawrence with poster Rebecca Jacobson with poster.
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Dan Ackerman with poster. Victoria Ward with poster    
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