Headshot of Meme Lobeckers with GEBCO map of world oceans behind her.

Meme Lobecker is recognized for her contributions to NOAA's Office of Ocean Exploration and Research.

Aerial view of the Healy steaming through open water.

Dave Forcucci, Marine Science Coordinator for the USCGC Healy, put together an amazing video from our recent Law of the Sea cruise. If you're wondering about the aerial footage, Dave used a kite to get those spectacular shots.

The survey team poses on the pier in front of the M/V Fugro Supporter.

CCOM researchers and students have completed a research cruise to collect multibeam sonar and subbottom data as part of the Center’s Extended Continental Shelf Bathymetry Project.

Jennifer Miksis-Olds headshot.

Congratulations to Professor Jennifer Miksis-Olds who has been awarded a federal contract to study ocean ecosystems through underwater acoustic research.

Why is it important to map the ocean? How can we accomplish it? Newsweek has the story.

CCOM/JHC in the News

Coast Guard Compass
Nov. 28, 2016

The crew of the U.S.Coast Guard Cutter Healy makes Arctic mapping possible.

Professional Mariner
Nov. 3, 2016

The R/V Gulf Surveyor makes Professional Mariner's top 50.

The Economist
Oct. 29, 2016

The Economist reports on how GEBCO and other researchers, including CCOM director Larry Mayer, plan to map the ocean floor by 2030.

Upcoming and Recent Seminars

Meme Lobecker and Derek Sowers
Physical Scientists

NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research

Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, 3:00pm
Adam Soule
Associate Scientist

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, 3:00pm

Spotlight on...

BAG Explorer is a light application to explore the tree-like structure of a BAG file, to visualize and validate its XML metadata content, to inspect the tracking list, to plot the elevation and the uncertainty layers, and much more. The application is based on HDF Compass and the HydrOffice BAG tools.