Screenshot from the segment showing bathymetry off of Greenland's Petermann glacier.

CCOM Director Larry Mayer talks about the Petermann Glacier as part of a 60 Minutes segment on Greenland.

Dr. Rochelle Wigley speaks about the GEBCO training progam.

A new overview video of the Nippon Foundation/GEBCO Training Program at CCOM is now live on YouTube.

Image from the front page of the essay with the title on a background of ocean floor bathymetry.

This essay by Andy Armstrong, Larry Mayer, and Jim Gardner is featured in the fall issue of the Journal of Ocean Technology. It even made the cover!

Although the online issue is currently limited to subscribers, you can read the essay here>>

Visit the Journal of Ocean Technology here>>

Master's student and NOAA Corps officer Damian Manda is working to develop an autonomy system that is flexible in operation on different vessels to conduct efficient hydrographic surveys using single or multibeam sonar.  

Read more here >>

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Side of iceberg reflected in the water; bow of survey vessel in foreground with grinning researcher.

The Petermann 2015 Expedition created this video of surveys conducted with the R/V Skidbladner off the Icebreaker Oden.

View the video >>

CCOM/JHC in the News

NOAA's Coast Survey Blog
Nov. 5, 2015

In a change of command ceremony on November 5 in New Castle, NH, CCOM alumnus Lt. Cmdr. Briana Welton accepted command of NOAA Ship Ferdinand Hassler, replacing Cmdr. Marc Moser.

The New Hampshire
Oct. 29, 2015

UNH's student newspaper, The New Hampshire, featured an article about Ocean Discovery Day.

Foster's Daily Democrat
Oct. 17, 2015

The UNH School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering, N.H. Sea Grant, UNH Marine Docents, and the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping hosted Ocean Discovery Day on Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Jere A. Chase Ocean Engineering Laboratory. 

Upcoming and Recent Seminars

Carolina Nobre
Research Associate III

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, 3:00pm
Brad Barr, Ph.D.
Senior Advisor

NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries’ Maritime Heritage Program

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, 3:00pm
Lindsay McKenna and Derek Sowers

NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research

Friday, Dec. 4, 2015, 3:00pm

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