Larry G. Ward

Phone: (603) 862-2337
Office: Center for Coastal & Ocean Mapping, Chase Ocean Engineering Lab Rm 215, Durham, NH 03824
Larry Ward


  • Ph.D., Marine Technology, University of South Carolina
  • M.S., Marine Technology, University of South Carolina
  • B.A., Earth Sciences, University of New Hampshire

Courses Taught

  • ESCI 796: Top/Nearshore Processes
  • ESCI 896: Top/Geol Hydro Surveyors
  • INCO 790: Adv Rsrch Exp/Earth Sciences

Selected Publications

Rogers, J. N., Parrish, C. E., Ward, L. G., & Burdick, D. M. (2015). Evaluation of field-measured vertical obscuration and full waveform lidar to assess salt marsh vegetation biophysical parameters. Remote Sensing of Environment, 156, 264-275. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2014.09.035

Grizzle, R. E., Ward, L. G., Fredriksson, D. W., Irish, J. D., Langan, R., Heinig, C. S., . . . Eberhardt, A. L. (2014). Long-term seafloor monitoring at an open ocean aquaculture site in the western Gulf of Maine, USA: Development of an adaptive protocol. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 88(1-2), 129-137. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.09.014

Peeri, S., Gardner, J. V., Ward, L. G., & Morrison, J. R. (2011). The Seafloor: A Key Factor in Lidar Bottom Detection. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 49(3), 1150-1157. doi:10.1109/TGRS.2010.2070875

Grizzle, R. E., Ward, L. G., Mayer, L. A., Malik, M. A., Cooper, A. B., Abeels, H. A., . . . Rosenberg, A. A. (2009). Effects of a large fishing closure on benthic communities in the western Gulf of Maine: recovery from the effects of gillnets and otter trawls. FISHERY BULLETIN, 107(3), 308-317. Retrieved from

Most Cited Publications