Two people on ice floe surrounded by melt water.

ABC Radio Australia interviewed Dr. Larry Mayer about the rapid expansion of efforts to map the Arctic seafloor—the result of the equally rapid degradation of sea ice over the past 15 years.

The ASV in open water with a zodiac full of researchers nearby.

Our ASV team recently collaborated with researchers aboard the E/V Nautilus—using the ASV to identify ROV dive sites for the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary expedition. Photo courtesy of Ocean Exploration Trust.

Underwater photo of a scuba diver handling orange colored seaweek.

Research assistant professor Jenn Dijkstra, research technician Kristen Mello, and Ph.D. student Brandon O’Brien were featured in a news segment on WCSH6 about their work to document an invasive species of seaweed that is taking over the ocean floor in the Gulf of Maine.

Watch the video here>>

Poster showing bathymetry and backscatter overlaying a map.

The 2017 Summer Hydro class spent weeks mapping from Gerrish Island to York Harbor off the coast of New Hampshire. They planned the survey, mobilized the R/V Gulf Surveyor, and acquired and processed the data.

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Jen Miksis-Olds stands at the coast with a research vessel sailing in the background.

In this video, meet Jen Miksis-Olds, CCOM professor and associate director of research at UNH’s School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. Jen is a bioacoustician who listens to the ocean for clues about life there.

Watch the video here >>

CCOM/JHC in the News

UNH Today
Jul. 13, 2017

Recent CCOM grad Onni Irish has received a grant from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program to conduct research at the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea at Norway's University of Tromsø.

Smithsonian
Jul. 13, 2017

Charting the watery depths could transform oceanography but some ecologists fear that such a map might aid those who seek profit in the previously unattainable depths of the Earth.

Marine Technology News
Jul. 11, 2017

An EdgeTech 6205 MPES has been provided to CCOM and will be utilized in The Fundamentals of Ocean Mapping course this fall and deployed in other research activities at the Center throughout the year.  

Upcoming and Recent Seminars

Ricardo Ramos Freire
Ph.D. Candidate in Ocean Engineering

University of New Hampshire

Thursday, Jul. 20, 2017, 11:00am
David Shea
Vice President of Engineering

Kraken Sonar, Inc.

Friday, Apr. 28, 2017, 3:00pm
Matt Wilson
Physical Scientist

NOAA Office of Coast Survey

Friday, Apr. 21, 2017, 3:00pm

Spotlight on...

Sound Speed Manager streamlines the use of sound speed profiles in survey acquisition and data processing. The app provides support for commonly-used formats, model-based profile enhancement, and database management with built-in functionalities for analysis and visualization. Sound Speed Manager is an open-source project jointly developed by CCOM and NOAA Coast Survey Development Laboratory.