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New York Post
Aug. 7, 2016
Scientists want to map the planet’s vast, unknown ocean floor.
New Delhi News
Aug. 7, 2016
Using sonar aboard ships, unmanned submarines and other vessels, ambitious researchers hope to build over the next 14 years a Google Maps-style guide to mountains, valleys and volcanoes deep underwater.
The Sunday Times
Aug. 7, 2016
A group of 150 oceanographers has agreed to complete a worldwide sea-bed map by 2030.
International Business Times
Aug. 7, 2016
With only 5% of the world's seafloor mapped in any real detail, scientists are now planning to take a Google Maps-style approach to unearthing the secrets of the oceans. 
Big News Network
Aug. 7, 2016
Scientists want to map the planet's vast, unknown ocean floor.
WorkBoat
Aug. 4, 2016
UNH marine scientists celebrated their new at-sea platform. the R/V Gulf Surveyor, on July 27 with dockside tours of the 48’x17’4’11’ aluminum catamaran. The vessel was commissioned in January by All American Marine, Bellingham, WA.
Hydro International
Jul. 28, 2016
Shin Tani, chair of GEBCO Guiding Committee and former chief hydrographer of Japan, is adamant about the need of sharing data to reach the goal of a completely mapped ocean floor.
Atlas Obscura
Jul. 22, 2016
Director Larry Mayer and Affiliate Assoc. Professor Vicki Ferrini help Atlas Obscura imagine what it would be like to walk across the seafloor of a dried up Atlantic Ocean.
NOAA's Coast Survey Blog
Jul. 19, 2016
Cartographers and hydrographers from twelve countries gathered in Maryland last week to participate in a three-day NOAA workshop on evaluating the adequacy of nautical charts.
Hydro International
Jul. 7, 2016
As part of their industrial partner agreement, EIVA of Denmark will implement tools developed by CCOM to advance ocean mapping and hydrography into their NaviSuite software.
Seacoast Online
Jul. 3, 2016
A local reporter spent a day with the Summer Hydro class aboard the Gulf Surveyor.
Motherboard
Jun. 18, 2016
The deep ocean remains one of the most underexplored places known to humans. Members of GEBCO met in Monaco last week to discuss this at the Forum for Future Ocean Floor Mapping.
BBC
Jun. 17, 2016
Larry Mayer calls for ocean mapping commitment equal to Mars mission.
BBC Science in Action
Jun. 16, 2016
Oceanographers are meeting in Monaco this week to discuss how to measure the landscape under the world’s oceans.
NOAA's Coast Survey Blog
Jun. 10, 2016
President Obama has approved the promotion CCOM alum Shep Smith from captain to rear admiral (lower half), which is a prerequisite for him to become director of NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey. Shep will succeed Rear Adm. Gerd Glang, another graduate of our mapping program.
National Geographic Voices
Jun. 8, 2016
These eight ocean-related innovations are helping to save our oceans. CCOM researchers contributed to the development of #6, Whale Alert, as a successful application of our AIS work.
The Economist
Jun. 7, 2016
Larry Mayer and the upcoming GEBCO forum are mentioned in this article about the difficulty of mapping through all that water.
ScienceNews
Jun. 3, 2016
Jennifer Miksis-Olds weighs in on why pygmy blue whales are changing their vocalizations.
UNH Today
May. 27, 2016
President Obama has named UNH marine school director Larry Mayer to the U.S. Arctic Research Commission.
UNH Today
May. 24, 2016
Gulf of Mexico’s Armstrong Basin named for UNH-based hydrographer Andy Armstrong.
UNH Today
May. 17, 2016
Presidential honoree Jennifer Miksis-Olds joins Marine School.
Office of Naval Research
May. 12, 2016
Dr. Jennifer Miksis-Olds is among the six researchers sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) who were honored with Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers last week.
URI Graduate School of Oceanography
May. 5, 2016
Dr. Jennifer Miksis-Olds, an alumnus of the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography, is receiving a presidential award given to highly accomplished scientists in the early stages of their careers.
NOAA's Coast Survey Blog
May. 5, 2016
The U.S. Board on Geographic Names recently named a previously unknown basin in the Gulf of Mexico the Armstrong Basin.
The Guam Daily Post
Apr. 20, 2016
The Okeanos Explorer embarks on a 69-day expedition to explore the deepwater environments in and around the Northern Mariana Islands and the Mariana Trench National Monument.

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