Center for Coastal & Ocean Mapping / NOAA Joint Hydrographic Center

Natalie Cook stands on a ship in front of the Thomas Jefferson hydrographic vessel.

Fantastic Voyage

Natalie Cook '23 spent 45 days aboard a survey vessel this summer to map the seafloor of the Chesapeake Bay.  Read More

Recent Stories

  • Deep-sea corals in New England waters.
    - Sea Change
    ​​​​​​UNH researchers have found that climate change affects deep-sea corals and sponges differently. Read More
  • UNH pier with research vessels on either side of it.
    - Dropping Anchor at UNH
    The Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy has found a new administrative home at the UNH School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. Read More
  • Jennifer Miksis-Olds aboard an ocean-going research vessel.
  • Jennifer Miksis-Olds aboard an ocean-going research vessel.
    - Can You Hear Me Now?
    New research focuses on human-induced ocean noises, their impacts on marine life, and offers suggestions for healthier soundscapes. Read More
  • Drone image of research tower in forest in autumn
    - Excellence in Citations
    Forty-one current and emeritus UNH researchers are among the world's 100,000 most cited, according to a new study. Read More
  • The Autonomous Surface Vehicle team stands next to a yellow vessel.
    - Seas the Day
    A team of UNH scientists won first place in an international competition for virtual autonomous ocean-going robotics. Read More
  • Andy Armstrong aboard research vessel.
    - Hydrographic Honor
    NOAA has awarded UNH oceanographer Andy Armstrong a Gold Medal for his contributions to delineate the U.S. extended continental shelf. Read More
  • Bill McDowell and Larry Mayer
    - Geophysical Fellows
    Professors Larry Mayer and Bill McDowell have been named fellows of the American Geophysical Union. Read More
  • Double Win
    - Double Win
    Jordan Pierce, a master’s student in UNH’s Oceanography program, has just won two notable awards at the 2020 OCEANS Conference—Gulf Coast Division. His paper, "Reducing Annotation... Read More
  • New Arctic Ocean map has been released
    - A Better View Below
    UNH scientists have helped to publish the most detailed map to date of the Arctic Ocean seafloor. Read More