Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS)

Larry Mayer sits at dock near a research vessel.

Ocean Accolade

Larry Mayer, director for the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping and Joint Hydrographic Center at UNH, has been selected as the first recipient of the Walter Munk Medal. Established in 2019, the Walter Munk Medal is awarded biennially by The Oceanography Society to an individual ocean scientist... Read More

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