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.
CCOM affiliate associate professor Vicki Ferrini is aboard the Schmidt Ocean Institute's R/V Falkor, exploring life around hydrothermal vent systems 2,400 meters beneath the surface of the South Pacific Ocean.
The Center partnered with the Seacoast Science Center in Rye, NH to develop an interactive museum exhibit. This multi-station touchscreen game revolves around the detection and identification of marine debris.
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.
Using remotely operated vehicles launched from NOAA's 224-foot Okeanos Explorer ship, the operation crew is exploring the waters in and around the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. They're also investigating Johnston Atoll in the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument, as well as the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary.
Using remotely operated vehicles and the most advanced mapping systems, scientists set out to this summer to explore some of the deepest and most remote stretches of the ocean off the Hawaiian Archipelago.