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.

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer is conducting a 22-day expedition in the North Atlantic in Veatch Canyon and along the New England Seamount chain. Joint Hydrographic Center researcher Derek Sowers is on board and you can read his mission overview here>>

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>>

Visit the Bootcamp Facebook page here>>

View more photos here>>

Grad student Liam Pillsbury recently participated in a GISR cruise aboard the E/V Nautilus.

Shachak Pe’eri, Jenn Dijkstra, and Brian Madore are collaborating with ecologists from the Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research Institute on two projects designed to accurately and efficiently map nearshore environments using two marine environments, the Levant Mediterranean along the northern shore of Israel and the Red Sea near Eilat, southern Israel, as test sites.

CCOM/JHC News

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 roll of government scientific advisors.

oceanexplorer.noaa.gov
Aug. 20, 2014

On August 13, mapping efforts by the University of New Hampshire Joint Hydrographic Center in an area of the Pacific Ocean led to the discovery of a new seamount.

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