Photo of engineering tank at water level showing water below and the highbay above.

Research Technician Jon Hunt recycled a discarded dome from the front of an ROV to create this over-under photo of our 20' deep engineering tank. Pretty cool!

Learn more about our test tanks here>>
 

Underwater photo of a fish among pink fan corals.

Hydrographic analyst Juliet Kinney is aboard the NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada in the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. The expedition will study the condition of deep-sea corals and monitor water chemistry to assess the ecosystem's vulnerability to ocean acidification, mapping as they go.
 

Research assistant professor Jennifer Dijkstra has published a study of  how invasive species of seaweed are changing the ocean floor and affecting the marine food chain.
 

The stern of the R/V Gulf Surveyor as it steams along in Washington state with mountains in the distance and kayakers nearby.

The R/V Gulf Surveyor is featured in the most recent issue of SPARK, UNH’s annual research review.

Andy Armstrong presented a new nautical cartography certification (CAT-B) program at the 40th meeting of the International Board on Standards and Competence for Hydrographic Surveyors and Nautical Cartographers (IBSC) in Wellington, New Zealand.

CCOM/JHC in the News

Marine Technology News
May. 4, 2017

Jennifer Dijkstra, a CCOM research assistant professor, is studying how invasive species of seawood are changing the ocean floor and affecting the marine food chain.

UNH Today
Mar. 22, 2017

Hydrographic society inducts Larry Mayer into the Hydrographer Hall of Fame at the annual Hydro 2017 conference in Galveston, TX.

The Guardian
Feb. 7, 2017

Explorers are mapping the unknown and unseen in our world using new technology.

Upcoming and Recent Seminars

David Shea
Vice President of Engineering

Kraken Sonar, Inc.

Friday, Apr. 28, 2017, 3:00pm
Matt Wilson
Physical Scientist

NOAA Office of Coast Survey

Friday, Apr. 21, 2017, 3:00pm
Nicole Bergersen
Marine Geophysicist

Acoustic Imaging, Pty. Ltd.

Thursday, Apr. 20, 2017, 10:00am

Spotlight on...

Sound Speed Manager streamlines the use of sound speed profiles in survey acquisition and data processing. The app provides support for commonly-used formats, model-based profile enhancement, and database management with built-in functionalities for analysis and visualization. Sound Speed Manager is an open-source project jointly developed by CCOM and NOAA Coast Survey Development Laboratory.