Elias Adediran between two colleagues at the Marine Technology Society booth at the OCEDANS 2022 conference.

CCOM master's student Elias Adediran was selected to be part of the inaugural class of the Marine Technology Society (MTS) and IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society’s (IEEE OES) Emerging Leaders in Marine Technology Program (EMERGE). Elias received the appointment at the OCEANS 2022 Conference in Virginia Beach, VA. Congratulations Elias!

Larry Mayer stands before a bathymetric image projected on a large, multi-monitor immersive displayh.

So much has been accomplished since the ambitious plan to completely map the seafloor by 2030 began in 2017. We still have far to go but with CCOM as one of the major players, we believe it will happen.

Colin Ware sitting in front of a multi-monitor display showing the track of a whale's dive.

CCOM professor emeritus and former VisLab director Colin Ware has received the 2022 Visualization Lifetime Achievement Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ Visualization and Graphics Technical Committee. Congratulations Colin!

Photo of Cassie Bongiovanni pointing to a bathymetric rendering on a monitor.

CCOM alum Cassie Bongiovanni takes the spotlight in this feature from the UNH Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space. 

Photo of Annie Hartwell from the side as she looks at a monitor displaying visual ocean data.

Why are detailed maps of the seafloor important? CCOM Ph.D. student Anne Hartwell is one of the ocean explorers who were asked this question by E/V Nautilus Communication Fellows. Click through to see her answers.

(Photo from Ocean Exploration Trust)


CCOM/JHC in the News

Hydro International
Jan. 31, 2023

Map the Gaps, a global community of ocean explorers, conservationists, educators, and early-career scientists, is approaching ocean discovery through networking, diversity, and wide-ranging projects.

Hydro International
Jan. 16, 2023

While ASVs are revolutionizing the field of hydrography, CCOM researchers find that the support of hydrographic ships is still necessary.

Dec. 17, 2022

Deep ocean missions, like the Okeanos Explorer's, explore little-known — or just never-visited — places on Earth.

Upcoming and Recent Seminars

Blair A. Johnson
Assistant Professor

Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering
University of Texas at Austin

Friday, Feb. 3, 2023, 3:10pm
Peter Lynn
Mechanical Engineer


Friday, Jan. 27, 2023, 1:30pm
Nicholas La Manna
Master's Thesis Defense

Earth Sciences, Ocean Mapping

Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, 1:30pm

Recent Publications

Christos Kastrisios; Stilianos Contarinis; Thomas Butkiewicz; Byron Nakos; Briana M. Sullivan; Colby Harmon; Ence Christie; Megan Bartlett
Christos Kastrisios; Stilianos Contarinis; Thomas Butkiewicz; Byron Nakos; Briana M. Sullivan; Colby Harmon; Ence Christie; Megan Bartlett

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.