A mom and two young daughters examine seashells.

Ocean Discovery Day 2019 is this Saturday, October 19th. Hosted at UNH, it's an event filled with interactive exhibits for all ages. Touch a horseshoe crab, drive a remotely operated vehicle, map the ocean floor, meet a SCUBA diver, make your own fish print art, and so much more! Free and open to the public. 

Artist Lindsay Olson poses next to one of her textile art pieces.

Artist Lindsay Olson collaborated with CCOM Research Professor Jennifer Miksis-Olds to create textile art that illustrates the ocean soundscape. Lindsay will showcasae her art at Ocean Discover Day this weekend. Come and meet her!

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

UNH Today
Oct. 14, 2019

With a background in jewelry design and metalsmithing, grad student Lynette Davis is using the resources offered at UNH to pursue a different lifestyle and vocation.

UNH Today
Oct. 14, 2019

CCOM Director Larry Mayer shares his journey in his own words.

Communications of the ACM
Oct. 8, 2019

GEBCO Director Rochelle Wigley and CCOM Affiliate Associate Prof. Vicki Ferrini are quoted in this article about mapping the ocean with ASVs and the Seabed 2030 project.

Upcoming and Recent Seminars

Dr. Greg Dusek
Senior Scientist

NOAA National Ocean Service

Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, 3:10pm
Mashkoor Malik
Doctoral Dissertation Defense

Natural Resources and Earth Systems Science
UNH

Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, 2:00pm
Hilary Kates Varghese
Ph.D. Proposal Defense

Earth Sciences–Oceanography
UNH

Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, 8:00am

Spotlight on...

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