Ocean Discover Day is this week! We are expecting 1,200 school children and educators to visit the Chase Ocean Engineering Lab on Friday, Oct. 3. Then, on Saturday, Oct. 4, we will open our doors to the pubic. Come and check out the marine scene here in Chase on the Durham campus or head down at the Coastal Marine Lab in New Castle.

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Larry Mayer and Kevin Jerram are currently in the arctic aboard the ice breaker ODEN, taking part in the SWERUS-C3 multi-disciplinary expedition. Kevin is sending reports to keep us up to date on their progress.

Read Kevin's posts

Visit the SWERUS-C3 website

Center researchers aboard the R/V Kilo Moana have discovered an unmapped seamount in the Pacific Ocean.

Postdoc researcher Giuseppe Masetti has sent images and a description of this exciting discovery.

The 2014 AUV Hydrographic Bootcamp took place during the first week of August at the UNH Marine Research Pier in New Castle, NH.

Watch a video of the the Remus 600 being retrieved by the R/V Meriel B. here>>

View more photos here>>

The 2014 field season is upon us. In addition to all of the work taking place here in the lab, at the coast, and in Great Bay, we are participating in 12 research cruises. Check out our summer cruise schedule to see where in the world we'll be!

CCOM/JHC in the News

The Maritime Executive
Sep. 15, 2014

The Whale Alert app is now available to mariners and the public on the U.S. West Coast to use with an iPad or iPhone to help decrease the risk of injury or death to whales from ship strikes.

Hydro International
Aug. 25, 2014

On 13 August 2014, University of New Hampshire (UNH) Joint Hydrographic Centre (JHC) scientists aboard the R/V Kilo Moana, discovered a new seamount in the Pacific Ocean using a 12kHz multibeam echosounder. 

Nature
Aug. 27, 2014

Larry Mayer is quoted in an article about the role of government scientific advisors.

Upcoming and Recent Seminars

Thomas Weber
Assistant Professor

CCOM/JHC

Friday, Sep. 26, 2014, 3:00pm
Ben Smith
Research Vessel Captain

CCOM/JHC

Friday, Sep. 19, 2014, 3:00pm
Miles A. Sundermeyer
Associate Professor

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Friday, Sep. 12, 2014, 3:00pm

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