Casey O'Heran and Liz Weidner pose back to back in front of green trees.

CCOM grad students Casey O'Heran and Liz Weidner visit the UNH Podcats to eloquently talk about what brought them to UNH, their involvement at CCOM, and their responsibilities as president and vice president of the UNH Graduate Student Body. We couldn't ask for better ambassadors of our program!

Larry Mayer speaking with a bathymetric image on a screen behind him.

CCOM Director Larry Mayer is at the Royal Society in London this week for a special symposium, From Vision to Action. This prestigious event marks the progress of the Nippon Foundation-GEBCO's Seabed 2030 Project since its launch in 2017, and provides an opportunity to take stock of where they are, how far they need to go, and how they will get there.

Members of the GEBCO-NF Alumni XPRIZE team pose with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Members of the GEBCO-NF Alumni Team met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this week to present SEA-KIT, their winning entry in the Shell Ocean XPRIZE Challenge.

Jenn Djikstra in sunglasses talking with coast and ocean in the background.

CCOM Research Assistant Professor Jenn Djikstra was featured in the Boston 25 News special, "Climate Matters." Jenn's segment starts around the 26:30 mark but the whole program is worth viewing. Three other UNH researchers also contributed, including our colleage Jennifer Seavey of the Shoals Marine Laboratory. 

Blue toned underwater photo of rocks and cave with symposium title, dates, website.

This GEBCO Symposium on Bathymetry will feature speakers from various ocean science disciplines and leading industries will focus on the challenges and opportunities in global and regional mapping, as well as emerging technologies for more effective and efficient seafloor mapping and turning data into information. Attendees may share their work by submitting digital posters and have the chance to give lightning talks.

CCOM/JHC in the News

Northeast Ocean Data Portal
Oct. 21, 2019

CCOM provided two new bathymetry map layers for the Gulf of Maine which have been released by the Northeast Ocean Data Portal.

Nautilus Magazine
Nov. 6, 2019

Larry Mayer is interviewed for Nautilus Magazine's blog, "Facts So Romantic."

URI Today
Oct. 23, 2019

CCOM Director Larry Mayer was among those honored with Distinguished Achievement Awards, personifying URI’s tradition of excellence. 

Upcoming and Recent Seminars

Molly Curran
Mechanical Engineer

Deep Submergence Lab
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, 3:10pm
Brennan T. Phillips
Assistant Professor

Dept. of Ocean Engineering
University of Rhode Island

Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, 3:10pm
Ambassador David A. Balton
Senior Fellow, Polar Institute

Woodrow Wilson
International Center for Scholars

Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, 1:30pm

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The e-learning Python for Ocean Mapping (ePOM) project provides collections of Jupyter notebooks to learn Python with a focus on Ocean Mapping.