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Jul. 28, 2015
All American Marine, Inc. of Bellingham, WA, is designing and constructing a new aluminum catamaran research vessel for the University of New Hampshire. The 48 ft. x 17 ft. vessel will be built using a customized design by Teknicraft Design, Ltd. of Auckland, New Zealand.
NASA Landsat Science
Jul. 23, 2015
CCOM Research Associate Professor Shachak Pe'eri is featured in a NASA's Landsat Science blog post about NOAA and JHC satellite-derived bathymetry activities.
60 Minutes
May. 10, 2015
CCOM Director Dr. Larry Mayer appeared on 60 Minutes in a segment about Robert Ballard and our unexplored oceans.
National Geographic
Jun. 5, 2015
Derek Sowers represented the U.S. on a team of researchers who crossed the Atlantic on a reconnaissance mission for the 2016 Seabed Survey Pilot Project, which will create the most detailed map of the bottom of that great, cold ocean.
Jun. 3, 2015
On June 1, a multi-national team of European, Canadian, and American ocean mapping experts set sail from St. John's, Newfoundland on the first trans-Atlantic mapping survey under the Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance. The Alliance was formed in May 2013 following the Galway Statement on Atlantic Ocean Cooperation, whose goals are to join resources of its three signatories to better understand the North Atlantic Ocean and to promote the sustainable management of its resources.
Jun. 1, 2015
Derek Sowers was aboard the R/V Celtic Explorer for this US, European Union and Canada collaborative seabed mapping cruise from Newfoundland to Ireland.