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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.
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.