Center for Coastal & Ocean Mapping/Joint Hydrographic Center
Jere A. Chase Ocean Engineering Lab
24 Colovos Road
Durham, New Hampshire 03824
Michael White joined the Sandy IOCM team in December 2015. Prior to coming to the NOAA JHC/CCOM, Mike worked as a lab technician and project aide supporting a variety of research efforts at Stony Brook University, including volumetric monitoring of coastal beaches, remote sea level observations, management of offshore sediment resources and GIS proficiencies. Mike received a B.A. in Geological Sciences from SUNY Geneseo and an M.S. from the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences at Stony Brook University. His graduate work focused on the processing of multibeam sonar and the relationship between backscatter and the physical characteristics of the seafloor for the purposes of habitat mapping. Mike also has an Advanced Graduate Certification in Geospatial Science from the Department of Sustainability at Stony Brook University. Outside of work, Mike enjoys cooking, movies, hikes and being on the water.