Lee Alexander headshot.

Congratulations to Research Associate Professor Emeritus Lee Alexander on receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award at World ECDIS Day. Lee was recognized for his involvement in the development and implementation of Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) and e-Navigation during the past 25 years.

Headshots of Giuseppe Masetti and Jason Greenlaw in front of the GEBCO ocean bathymetry map.

Jason Greenlaw and Giuseppe Masetti have each been named NOS Team Member of the Year in the Scientific/Technical category by NOAA's National Ocean Service. They were nominated by their colleagues in the Office of Coast Survey for their commitment and the positive impact of their work toward NOAA's mission. Congratulations to Jason and Giuseppe!

Girls pose with fish and octopus puppets.

Our Ocean Discovery Day event gets bigger and better every year! Nearly 3,000 visitors came to UNH this year to visit our facilities and check out the remarkable work that is being done on the coast and in our oceans. 

Brian Calder speaking at a podium.

Congratulations to CCOM associate director Brian Calder who was named UNHInnovation’s Innovator of the Year. Brian was recognized for research that’s led to the development of several software innovations—including CUBE and CHRT—that process hydrographic data to make nautical charts more objective and faster.

Juliet Kinney wearing life vest aboard the Nancy Foster.

Hydrographic analyst Juliet Kinney was aboard the NOAA Ship Nancy Foster as part of an expedition to the NY Bight region to collect multibeam bathymetry and backscatter for habitat mapping in an area that BOEM has authorized for lease for wind energy projects.
 

CCOM/JHC in the News

BBC
Nov. 9, 2017

XPRIZE is unable to hold demonstrations in Puerto Rico due to the effects of Hurricane Maria.

Grist
Nov. 6, 2017

New research confirms that 139 glaciers are exposed to the melting influence of ocean water.

ScienceDaily
Nov. 1, 2017

New maps of Greenland's coastal seafloor and bedrock beneath its massive ice sheet show that two to four times as many coastal glaciers are at risk of accelerated melting as had previously been thought. 

Upcoming and Recent Seminars

Danielle Haulsee, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Ocean Exploration, Remote Sensing and Biogeography (ORB) Lab
University of Delaware

Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, 3:00pm
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

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.