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UNH Today
Dec. 10, 2019
CCOM has been awarded a 3-year grant by NOAA's OER to partner with Saildrone, Inc. and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute to develop applications for a new 72-foot, wind-powered, sailboat-like ASV which will deploy next spring. Once active, the ASV's collected data will contribute to Seabed 2030.
The New Hampshire
Nov. 21, 2019
The highbay at CCOM houses an augmented reality sandbox, fitted with an Xbox Kinect, which is used to demonstrate topography in real time.
Boston Globe
Nov. 19, 2019
CCOM researchers have found that a species of shrub-like seaweed that has invaded the seafloor of the Gulf of Maine now dominates the seabed and may be reducing the number of fish in the areas it occupies.
Portland Press Herald
Nov. 16, 2019
CCOM researchers find that kelp is vanishing from southern Maine and seacoast New Hampshire as the Gulf of Maine warms, with far-reaching ecological implications.
EurekaAlert!
Nov. 14, 2019
CCOM researchers have discovered that shifts in nature create a perfect breeding ground for much bushier, or turf, seaweed that could impact species habitats and the structure of the food web.
Fosters Daily Democrat
Nov. 13, 2019
CCOM researchers have discovered that shifts in nature create a perfect breeding ground for much bushier, or turf, seaweed that could impact species habitats and the structure of the food web.
Concord Monitor
Nov. 13, 2019
CCOM researchers have discovered that shifts in nature create a perfect breeding ground for much bushier, or turf, seaweed that could impact species habitats and the structure of the food web.
UNH Today
Nov. 13, 2019
CCOM researchers have found that environmental developments of climate change are contributing to the transformation of the seafloor to a lower, patchier seascape dominated by shrub-like seaweed which could impact species habitats and the structure of the food web.
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. 
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.
UNH Today
Oct. 14, 2019
CCOM Director Larry Mayer shares his journey in his own words.
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.
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.
Hydro International
Sep. 30, 2019
The GEBCO-NF Alumni Team met with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe earlier this month to present their winning concept and discuss the future of ocean exploration.
Granite Geek
Sep. 30, 2019
CCOM professor Jennifer Miksis-Olds collaborated with artist Lindsay Olson from Columbia College Chicago on an ocean-based acoustics research cruise last year, which resulted in Olson creating textile art that visually documents the underwater soundscape of sea life in the Atlantic Ocean.
UNH Today
Sep. 27, 2019
CCOM professor Jennifer Miksis-Olds collaborated with artist Lindsay Olson from Columbia College Chicago on an ocean-based acoustics research cruise last year, which resulted in Olson creating textile art that visually documents the underwater soundscape of sea life in the Atlantic Ocean. 
UNH Today
Sep. 20, 2019
Members from the UNH team who won the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on Sept. 18 to discuss their winning design from the international seafloor mapping challenge.
Hellenic Shipping News
Sep. 20, 2019
Members of the GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Alumni Team met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on Wednesday 18 September, to explain the concept that won them the $4m Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE for seafloor mapping and to talk about their shared vision to map the entire seafloor by 2030.
Boston 25 News
Sep. 18, 2019
CCOM Assistant Research Professor Jenn Dijkstra discusses how invasive species are altering the seafloor in the Gulf of Maine.
Yale Environment 360
Aug. 27, 2019
E360’s Arctic correspondent joins a voyage through the Northwest Passage and witnesses a world being transformed, with ice disappearing, balmy temperatures becoming common, and alien invaders – from plastic waste to new diseases – on the rise.
Digital Trends
Aug. 19, 2019
CCOM's ASV BEN is secret weapon in the search for Amelia Earhart's plane.
The Engineer
Aug. 16, 2019
CCOM's autonomous surface vehicle (ASV) is being used by a team of researchers hoping to find the aircraft flown by Amelia Earhart during her round-the-world flight in 1937.
Business Telegraph
Aug. 16, 2019
CCOM's (ASV) is being used by a team of researchers hoping to find the aircraft flown by Amelia Earhart during her round-the-world flight in 1937.
NH Business Review
Aug. 15, 2019
Researchers from CCOM, led by National Geographic Explorer-at-Large Robert Ballard, are part of a team that is setting out to hopefully find answers to questions around the disappearance of famed pilot Amelia Earhart. CCOM's an autonomous surface vehicle (ASV) will be used to explore the seafloor in waters that may be too deep for divers.

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