Two of the founding members of the UNB/GGE Ocean Mapping Group were recently inducted into The Hydrographic Society of America (THSOA) Hall of Fame. (more…)
The UNB Alumni News welcomes Dr. Ian Church back to UNB. (more…)
The Ocean Mapping Group research vessel, the Heron, is back in the water after almost 2 years. (more…)
I put together some maps of the Reversing Falls in Saint John, New Brunswick. (more…)
We discovered this 1933 chart of Tuktoyaktuk hidden away in a drawer here at the Ocean Mapping Group. The chart indicates that the surveying was completed by Norman Wilson and assisted by A.F. Wightman. There is a note near the bottom of the map from A.F. Wightman which reads (as…
It looks like the survey launch Heron will stay out of the water for 2016, but all systems are operational and we're looking forward to the 2017 survey season. It is currently sitting at the Institute of Ocean Sciences, in Sidney, BC.
Thanks to everyone who came to the presentation! Link to the book that Dr. Soomere discussed during his presentation: Preventive Methods for Coastal Protection UNB Head Hall, Room E4, at 11:00 Everyone welcome! Smart use of currents for environmental management of maritime activities The ever increasing human impact on vulnerable marine…
This summer, I've been putting effort into reorganizing the Ocean Mapping Group space here in Head Hall. It's been interesting sorting through almost 30 years of equipment and documents. While it is all a work in progress, e3 is starting to take shape.
The Ocean Mapping Group has debuted a new website at omg.unb.ca. The new site represents a change in leadership of the group to Dr. Ian Church and the site will be periodically updated with new projects, people and publications as the group continues to grow and evolve.
The CCGS Amundsen departed from Quebec City on July 26, 2013. It is heading north to do work in Labrador, Cumberland Sound, Baffin Bay and what we call the 'North Water' between Greenland and Ellesmere Island. There will be a science and crew changeover in Resolute on September 5 after which the…