Panelist gather for a photo.

CCOM Director Larry Mayer served on a panel of experts from ASIAQ — The Arctic Science IntegrAtion Quest — who came together this week at UNH to discuss the rapidly melting Arctic. The other panelists include (from left) Martin Jeffries of CRREL, Hideaki Murayama of the U. Tokyo, Nina Kirchner of Stockholm U., and Niklas Eklund of Umeå U. Dr. Nancy Kinner of UNH moderated the session.

Andy Armstrong

We are very proud to announce that Capt. (Ret.) Andy Armstrong was inducted into The Hydrographic Society of America's Hydrographer Hall of Fame at the 2019 U.S. Hydrographic Conference in Biloxi, MS. Congratulations Andy!

CCOM researchers Colin Ware and Jenn Dijkstra have developed a novel method for analyzing the amount of refuge available in seaweeds for small aquatic creatures to hide from predators. 

The DriX ASV in its docking platform on the water silhouetted against the evening sky.

CCOM's ASV Team will spend a year working with iXBlue's DriX ASV. This is the first time the DriX has been tested in the U.S. After an evaluation period at CCOM, the ASV will visit some other areas of the U.S., as well as some other countries. Click the link for more photos and videos.

Still from a video of Larry's interview.

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has elected ocean mapping pioneer Larry Mayer, director of the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping at the University of New Hampshire, as a foreign member. Mayer is among 175 foreign members of the academy, best known for selecting the Nobel Prize winners. Congratulations Larry!

CCOM/JHC in the News

Union Leader
Apr. 5, 2019

Forty-seven middle and high school teams hoped to qualify for the national SeaPerch competition at the UNH on Friday.

The Maritime Executive
Mar. 11, 2019

An MOU was signed between The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project and the Five Deeps Expedition, laying the groundwork for previously unexplored areas of the seafloor to be mapped and the resulting data made available for public use, creating significant opportunities for graduates of CCOM's GEBCO training program.

GoLocalProv News
Feb. 14, 2019

CCOM is part the East Coast Oceanographic Consortium which was chosen by the NSF to operate a new state-of-the-art research vessel. The ship has been named the R/V Resolution and will be launched in 2021.

Upcoming and Recent Seminars

Britt Raubenheimer
Senior Scientist


Friday, Apr. 26, 2019, 3:10pm
Dr. Kim Lowell
Research Scientist


Friday, Apr. 19, 2019, 3:10pm
Arthur B. Baggeroer
Professor Emeritus

Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Friday, Apr. 12, 2019, 3:10pm

Spotlight on...

CCOM Data Analyst Tomer Ketter sat down the UNH Global News to talk about what he's been up to in the ocean mapping world, along with some memorable moments from his time in the GEBCO program.