The Canadian Ocean Mapping Research and Education Network (COMREN) is a MEOPAR Community of Practise that aims to provide an improved structure and sharing capabilities in terms of research interest and academic activities in ocean mapping. It brings together the following institutions:

What is COMREN?

COMREN Training Programs

COMREN Student Travel Funding

COMREN Publications

  • Thibodeau, M., Church, I., Francksen, T., Hains, D., Labbe-Morissette, G., Mullan, S., Proctor, A. 2021. Bathymetry and Positioning: Cloud-Based Technology Solution for Remote Work and Learning. The International Hydrographic Review. 25. pp. 151-158 .
  • Church, I., Daniel, S., Mullan, S., Purcell, M., Laflamme, J., Knudby, A., Bisnath, S., Galway, S., Hains, D., 2020. The Canadian Ocean Mapping Research and Education Network (COMREN). Note in the International Hydrographic Review, No. 24, November 2020, pp. 173-180. 
  • Mullan, S., Hains, D., Labbé-Morissette, G., Armenakis, C. 2020. Robot revolution: autonomous survey platforms are accelerating global seafloor mapping and increasing hydrospatial awareness. Journal of Ocean Technology. 15(3). pp. 170-172.
  • Alleosefour, A., Church, I., Brown, C. 2020. Modelling the Baroclinic Conditions of Bay of Fundy – FVCOM Case StudyGeomatics Atlantic, Online
  • Arfeen, K., Church, I., 2019, Automated Processing of Hydrographic Data While Improving Bathymetric Accuracy and Uncertainty AssessmentProceedings of the US Hydrographic Conference 2019
  • Church, I., Arfeen, K. 2019, Automated Data Processing Workflow for Trusted Crowd Sourced Bathymetry, Vecteur Symposium 2019, Rimouski, QC, Canada
  • Lacharité, M., Brown, C., Church, I., Keith, D., Sameoto, J., Alleosfour, A., Curtis, B., Gazzola, V., Hines, J., Kirchhoff, S., 2019, Mapping the Changing Ocean to Characterize Risk for Benthos in the Bay of Fundy, Canada, ASLO 2019 Aquatic Sciences Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico

COMREN Projects