First Name   Larry
     
Last Name   Mayer
     
University or Association   University of New Hampshire
     
City, State   Durham , NH
   
Position Director, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping; Co-Director, Joint Hydrographic Center; Professor of Earth Science and Ocean Engineering
   
Insitution of Highest Degree Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Ph.D., 1979
   
Email
   
Phone   work 603.862.2615
   
Expertise Sector Ocean and Coastal Management
   
Area of Expertise Mapping & Charting
   
Other Expertise
   
Language Fluency (Other than English)
   
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Expertise Profile

 Dr. Mayer’s research areas consist of sonar imaging, remote characterization of the seafloor, and advanced application of 3-D visualization to ocean mapping problems. He has participated in more than 50 cruises and has been chief or co-chief scientist of numerous expeditions including two legs of the Ocean Drilling Program. He has served on, or chaired, many international panels and committees and has publications on a variety of topics in marine geology and geophysics. He served on the President’s Panel for Ocean Exploration and has recently chaired a National Academy of Sciences committee on “National Needs for Coastal Mapping and Charting.”


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