Green colored sketch of an anchor with "Seminar Series, Spring 2018, All are Welcome."

The Spring 2018 Seminar Series is underway. Click "Learn More" to see the schedule of upcoming talks. All are welcome!

Photo of Larry in sitting in the bow of a small boat in the Petermann Fjord with icebergs in the background.

Congratulations to Dr. Larry Mayer who has been elected to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine for development of techniques and technologies for coastal, Arctic and ocean floor mapping. This is among the highest professional distinctions accorded an engineer.

Underwater photo of the blobby orange sea squirts on the seabed.

CCOM research assistant professor Jenn Dijkstra is part of a team working to assess the impact of invasive sea squirts in the Gulf of Maine.

The three winners pose together.

CCOM Ph.D. students Liz Weidner and Scott Loranger were recognized with Outstanding Student Paper Awards at the AGU Fall Meeting in December. Congratulations! You make us proud!

Still from the video showing a visualization of sonar highlighting the seafloor.

This video gives a great overview of the XPRIZE team's project and shows an excellent visualization of how the technology they've developed for deep ocean mapping will work.

CCOM/JHC in the News

Surrey Now-Leader
Dec. 4, 2017

The ADEON expedition has rescued a lost unmanned sailboat off the coast of Florida. The ASV was launched from Canada and was intended to cross the Atlantic to land in Ireland.

Marine Technology News
Nov. 27, 2017

The GEBCO-NF Alumni Team, one of 19 semi-finalist teams competing in the USD 7 Million Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE competition, has completed Technology Readiness Tests of its unique USV/AUV concept and associated combination of communications hardware and software to process and transmit data remotely.

BBC
Nov. 9, 2017

XPRIZE is unable to hold demonstrations in Puerto Rico due to the effects of Hurricane Maria.

Upcoming and Recent Seminars

Andrew J. Goupee
Libra Assistant Professor

Mechanical Engineering
University of Maine

Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, 3:10pm
Carolyn Ruppel
Research Geophysicist

Coastal and Marine Science Center
USGS Woods Hole

Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, 3:10pm
Sergio Fagherazzi
Professor

Dept. of Earth and Environment
Marine Program
Boston University

Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, 3:10pm

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Sound Speed Manager streamlines the use of sound speed profiles in survey acquisition and data processing. The app provides support for commonly-used formats, model-based profile enhancement, and database management with built-in functionalities for analysis and visualization. Sound Speed Manager is an open-source project jointly developed by CCOM and NOAA Coast Survey Development Laboratory.