Dan Tauriello graduated from UNH in 2014 with a B.S in Marine Biology and a minor in Ocean Engineering. At CCOM, he wears many hats including graduate student, IT Technician, and First Mate aboard the Center’s research vessels. As a master's student in Earth Science/Ocean Mapping, he is focused on hardware testing and development related to system design for a trusted method of collecting crowdsourced bathymetric data.
In the past, he has served as an Explorer in Training aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer, and run a variety of experimental aquaculture projects in the Portsmouth Harbor area. His free time is consumed with mountain biking, rock climbing, skiing, SCUBA diving, and experimenting with a recording studio in his basement.