Title card for the presentation live stream on YouTube featuring images of CCOM vessels and the VisLab's immersive display.

The next presentation in a six-part series from the Ocean Exploration Cooperative Institute will stream live on Wednesday, October 20 at 3:00 p.m. EDT. It will feature CCOM researchers who will discuss our autonomous systems program and how uncrewed vessels are contributing to a paradigm shift in ocean exploration. All are welcome!

Group photo of eight new students outside in front of a backdrop of green trees.

Although a few of our new students are working remotely, most of them are on campus and well into their first semester. Learn more about our education programs here>>

USCGC Healy in the ice  with dramatic clouds in the sky.

NOAA officer Lt. Patrick Debroisse gives an overview of the recent USCGC Healy's transit through the Northwest Passage in a blog post he wrote for the NOAA Office of Coast Survey's News & Updates.

Calendar showing dates of research cruises with information, e.g., vessel name, location of cruise, name(s) of CCOM participants.

Where have we been? Where are we going? Check out CCOM's 2021 Field Season Calendar to find out.

The Saildrone Surveyor in the water.

The Saildrone Surveyor's successful maiden voyage from San Francisco to Honolulu marks a quantum leap in our ability to map the global ocean. CCOM Director Larry Mayer notes that there is "less fuel usage, no crew costs, the ability to map 24 hours a day, and no need to return to port on a regular basis," which makes the goal of mapping the world's oceans by 2030 is so much more achievable!

CCOM/JHC in the News

Sep. 28, 2021

Fabien Cousteau headed to the Caribbean to complete a site map for the proposed underwater station Proteus. GEBCO alumni Tomer Ketter, Diego Billings, and Luisana Osorio were on hand to represent Map the Gaps and provide expertise in mapping the marine protected area around Curaçao.

NOAA Office of Coast Survey News & Updates
Sep. 27, 2021

NOAA office and CCOM master's student Patrick Debroisse chronicled the voyage of the USCGC Healy through the Northwest Passage.

Sep. 13, 2021

CCOM Director Larry Mayer is quoted in this article about the decline of sea ice in the arctic.

Upcoming and Recent Seminars

May-Win Thein
Associate Professor

Mechanical Engineering
Ocean Engineering

Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, 3:10pm
Elizabeth Weidner and Alexandra Padilla
Ph.D. Candidates


Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, 3:10pm
Oscar Curet
Associate Professor

Ocean and Mechanical Engineering
Florida Atlantic University

Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, 3:10pm

Spotlight on...

An open-source project — jointly steered by AusSeabed, NOAA OCS and UNH CCOM — has recently released the first version of QAX, an innovative tool to facilitate quality assurance of seabed mapping data.