Cover and open spread of the executive summary. The cover shows the NOAA Ship Hassler with semaphore flags displayed.

The 2013 Annual Progress Report Executive Summary is now available for your reading pleasure.

The Okeanos Explorer dockside, silhouetted against a lightening sky.

The Okeanos Explorer began Leg 1 of an exploration cruise in the Gulf of Mexico this week. On board are Joint Hydrographic Center researchers Meme Lobecker, Lindsay McKenna, and Derek Sowers. Click through to read Derek's overview of the mission and then follow along!

Lloyd's List Awards, North America, Maritime, 2014 with compass roses in the background.

Prof. Lee Alexander is the winner of the 2014 Lloyd's List Awards for Maritime Services. Lee was nominated by the Shipping Federation of Canada and FEDNAV, primarily for his involvement in ECDIS and e-Navigation, and for helping to organize and conduct the annual Canadian Mariners Workshop for the past 10 years.

Colin Ware appeared on Jeff Corwin's Ocean Mysteries television series to demonstrate his mammal tracking software on sea lions. The video of the episode is now available on line. Colin's segment begins at about the 8 minute mark.

Larry Mayer testifying before House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation

Dr. Larry Mayer testified before the House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation at a Feb. 4 hearing on “Finding Your Way: The Future of Federal Navigation Programs,” where he highlighted CCOM’s Chart of the Future project.

Read Larry's testimony here>>

Watch Larry's testimony (beginning at about 1:38) here>>

CCOM/JHC News

Boston Globe
Mar. 29, 2014

Indian Ocean Mapping Project director Rochelle Wigley describes the ocean floor in the new search area for the missing Malaysian jetliner.

UNH Campus Journal
Mar. 12, 2014

Lee Alexander, research affiliate professor at the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping/Joint Hydrographic Center, is the winner of the 2014 Lloyd's List Awards for Maritime Services.

Seacoast Online
Feb. 28, 2014

At the next Portsmouth Science Café, on March 5th, UNH professors Larry Mayer and Diane Foster lead a discussion on sea changes—from ocean mapping in the Artic to beaches in a changing environment.

Upcoming and Recent Seminars

Vicki Ferrini
Research Scientist

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Columbia University

Friday, Apr. 18, 2014, 3:00pm
Rachael Z. Miller
Founder/Executive Director

Rozalia Project

Friday, Apr. 11, 2014, 3:00pm

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