NOAA, Geoscience Australia, and CCOM logos with workshop hosts, title, place and date overlaying seafloor image in blue duotone.

Next week, Giuseppe Masetti and Tyanne Faulkes (NOAA OCS PHB) will travel to Canberra, Australia to run an 'Effective Seabed Mapping Workflow' workshop at Geoscience Australia. Pydro and HydrOffice tools will be presented, as well as their ongoing integration with the AusSeabed Data Hub.

Bow of small launch in water beside glacier.

This summer, Larry Mayer will return to Greenland aboard the I/B Oden as part of a team whose goal is to understand the causes of dynamic changes in the floating parts of glaciers that drain Greenland ice into the sea. Joining Larry will be fellow CCOM researchers Brian Calder, Kevin Jerram, Liz Weidner, and recent graduate Sam Reed.

Group photo of the GEBCO-NF Alumni Team.

A quick video overview of the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE Challenge with some footage of the GEBCO-NF Alumni Team's winning technology.

The team members gather on stage at the XPRIZE awards.

They did it! The GEBCO-NF Alumni Team was named the winner of the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE competition. We could not be more proud. CONGRATULATIONS!

The BEN ASV team has traveled to Michigan to collaborate with NOAA and the Ocean Exploration Trust to map unexplored areas of the expanded Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Lake Huron.

CCOM/JHC in the News

Popular Mechanics
Jun. 11, 2019

The winner of the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE was the team that showed the best technological chops for remotely and autonomously plumbing the world’s oceans—the GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Alumni Team. 

Granite Geek
Jun. 10, 2019

The new UNH Center for Acoustics Research and Education (CARE) will bring together expertise across wide-ranging disciplines and provide acoustics research, education and outreach opportunities for government and industry partners. CCOM research professor Anthony Lyons notes that CARE will support expansion into other fields, such as music, speech, and medicine.

Bloomberg Businessweek
Jun. 7, 2019

Larry Mayer discusses how this technology can help us answer questions relating to climate change using underwater drones that can nearly triple data from the ocean floor.

Upcoming and Recent Seminars

Elizabeth Mclean, Ph.D.
Environmental Scientist, Research Associate

U.R.I. Marine Affairs Department

Friday, May. 3, 2019, 3:10pm
Britt Raubenheimer
Senior Scientist


Friday, Apr. 26, 2019, 3:10pm
Dr. Kim Lowell
Research Scientist


Friday, Apr. 19, 2019, 3:10pm

Spotlight on...

CCOM Data Analyst Tomer Ketter sat down the UNH Global News to talk about what he's been up to in the ocean mapping world, along with some memorable moments from his time in the GEBCO program.