Jennifer Jencks
Biography

For the past nine years, Jennifer Jencks has been working at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) in Boulder, Colorado. She is the director of the IHO Data Center for Digital Bathymetry, leads the NCEI Ocean and Coastal Mapping Team, manages global marine geophysical data archives, and is actively involved with many national and international seafloor mapping projects. Before joining NCEI, Jennifer worked offshore for the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program and for a geophysical consulting firm in California. She earned her B.S. in Geological Engineering from the University of Mississippi and M.S. in Ocean Engineering from the University of Rhode Island.

Articles

Where Do We Map Next?

Mapping the world’s oceans is a tremendous task that would benefit from a prioritisation strategy. In this article, an in-depth presentation of one such approach is given - a GIS-based analysis that identifies potential target areas for future mapping efforts in the North Atlantic Ocean. The a... (read more)
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