Kevin and Evgenia pose on the ice in front of the Oden holding US and Russian flags.

Research Scientist Kevin Jerram and GEBCO scholar Evgenia Bazhenova made it to the North Pole! As part of the international polar research expedition Arctic Ocean 2016, they are aboard the Swedish I/B Oden which is working in tandem with Canada's Louis S. St-Laurent.
 

Still from the video showing a headshot of Jim with a bookcase behind him.

Research professor and renowned ocean mapper Jim Gardner talks about the journey that brought him to CCOM and reveals what he thinks the future holds for ocean mapping.
 

Liz watches the monitors in the science lab aboard the St. Laurent.

Master's student Liz Weidner recently took part in the Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance's 5th Trans-Atlantic seabed mapping survey aboard the CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent. 

Learn more and read the daily blog posts that chronicled the mission here>>

John Kelley and Jason Greenlaw pose before nowCoast showing on large monitors.

John Kelley is the recipient of the 2016 NOAA Administrator’s Award for the development and implementation of nowCOAST into an operational environment, supporting the DOC's goals for building a Weather-Ready Nation. John is quick to share the honor with colleague Jason Greenlaw.

The bow of the Gulf Surveyor with red, white, and blue bunting on the railings.

Last week we officially welcomed the R/V Gulf Surveyor in a small ceremony at the UNH Marine Pier in New Castle, NH. 

Read the UNH Today article >>

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CCOM/JHC in the News

Delaware Online
Aug. 27, 2016

CCOM researchers participated UDel's Robot Boot Camp last week when dozens of researchers worked out best practices for a variety of autonomous vehicles as they mapped Delaware Bay off of Broadkill Beach.
 

National Fisherman
Aug. 18, 2016

This article was inspired by a talk that Larry Mayer gave on ocean mapping to the Gulf of Maine Research Institute in Portland, Maine last week.

KUAC
Aug. 12, 2016

Jackie Richter-Menge will join another recent appointee, Larry Mayer, as a member of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission.

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