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

OE Digital
Jul. 23, 2014

The Center is a co-sponsor of the AUV Hydrographic Bootcamp which will take place 3-8 August 2014 at the UNH's Judd Gregg Marine Science Complex in New Castle, NH. The workshop will focus on developing new methods of AUV operations, data collection, processing, and display.

Oceanbites
Jun. 19, 2014

URI graduate assistant Sarah Fuller has written an article for Oceanbites about CCOM's efforts to quantify methane bubbles in the water column.

WCSH6 Portland
Jun. 18, 2014

Habitat Research Specialist Jenn Dijkstra talks about a particularly troubling interloper with the scientific name Tunicates and the seemingly harmless nickname Sea Squirts.

Upcoming and Recent Seminars

Zhuo Xu (Loker) and Rasha El-Jaroudi
SURF Interns

CCOM/JHC

Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, 9:00am
John Heaton
Master's Thesis Defense

CCOM/JHC

Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, 10:00am

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Val Schmidt was on Little Cayman Island in the Caribbean assisting University of Delaware Associate Professor Art Trembanis with AUV operations. There was a bit excitement when an AUV was lost during a deployment. Val tells the story…