Mapping the Big Bend – Student Blog #2

Mapping the Big Bend – Student Blog #2

Me reeling in the underway sound velocity profiler, a key piece of equipment on a mapping cruise. Our team has been underway for four days during which time we have been mapping in a target area outlined by NOAA’s Office of Integrated Ocean and Coastal Mapping (IOCM)...
Mapping the Big Bend – Student Blog #1

Mapping the Big Bend – Student Blog #1

The R/V WT Hogarth docked at USF CMS before we left on November 10, 2021. If you’ve ever wondered what living at sea feels like, asking a marine scientist is good start. As a marine science graduate student at USF College of Marine Science (USF CMS), I can tell you...
COMIT Scientists ‘Map the Gaps’

COMIT Scientists ‘Map the Gaps’

Above: Chief Scientist, Matthew Hommeyer (left), and FIO Science Technician, Andrew Warren, prepare to deploy the underway sound velocity profiler (underway SVP) towfish aboard the R/V W.T. Hogarth in February 2021. After three postponements due to COVID-19 and a slew...
HSRP Meeting Recap

HSRP Meeting Recap

Dr. Steve Murawski had the pleasure of presenting at NOAA’s Hydrographic Services Review Panel’s (HSRP) spring meeting, March 3 – 4, 2021. The slides presented on behalf of COMIT can be viewed here. The focus of the first day’s session was Coastal...
Save the Date – FL Coastal Mapping Project Forum

Save the Date – FL Coastal Mapping Project Forum

Join FCMaP for their upcoming December meeting to discuss all things related to Florida’s efforts to align with Seabed 2030 for its state and federal waters. Check back for a full agenda and registration information. The Florida Coastal Mapping Project was...