Larry Mayer is a Professor and Director of The Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping at the University of New Hampshire. He is currently the Chair of the National Academies of Science’s U.S. National Committee for the Ocean Decade, on the State Dept.’s Extended Continental Shelf Task Force, and Vice Chair of the Board of the Ocean Exploration Trust. He recently finished terms as a U.S. Arctic Research Commissioner and Chair of the National Academies Oceans Studies Board. He has received an Honorary Doctorate from Stockholm University, was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2018 and to the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 2019. In 2020 Larry became the first recipient of the Walter Munk Medal from The Oceanography Society and in 2021 he was elected to the Norwegian Scientific Academy for Polar Research. Larry's current research deals with sonar imaging and remote characterization of the seafloor as well as advanced applications of 3-D visualization to ocean mapping problems and applications of mapping to Law of the Sea issues, particularly in the Arctic.
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Expanding Operations in the Arctic
(3:30pm - 4:15pm)