The Year 11 Nippon Foundation / GEBCO class visited the Marine Geology and Geophysics Division at the National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) on January 5th and 6th, 2015. This annual visit introduces the students to the World Data Service Center and allows the students to understand some of the projects the NGDC is involved in related to data management and stewardship.
Larry Mayer and Kevin Jerram took part in the SWERUS-C3 multi-disciplinary expedition aboard the ice breaker ODEN in the Artic. Kevin sent a series of excellent reports to keep us up to date on their progress.
Strafford Hill Library SeaPerch Teams traveled to the UNH Jere A. Chase Ocean Engineering Building March 16 to test out their ROV submarines and try some obstacles in preparation for the statewide competition April 11.
The NOAA Association of Commissioned Officers has conferred the Science Award to recent graduate Lieutenant Commander Briana Welton for her thesis work, “A Field Method for Backscatter Calibration Applied to NOAA’s Reson 7125 Multibeam Echo-Sounder.”
Huddl is an open, community-led initiative designed to simplify the issues involved in hydrographic data access.
Once a format is described using Huddl, drivers for data access and manipulation are automatically created, as well as their format documentation.