Event news

Event news items are listed below.

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Workshop to mark the achievements of Professor Ian Robinson

Prof Ian Robinson

Monday 12 January 2015, 1.30pm – 6pm, Henry Charnock Lecture Theatre, National Oceanography Centre

A workshop is taking place to mark the retirement and celebrate the achievements of Ian Robinson, Professor of Satellite Oceanography, and the lasting influence that he has had, and continues to have, on many colleagues and former students.

American Geophysical Union Fall meeting

15 – 19 December 2014, San Francisco

Ocean Salinity Science and Salinity Remote Sensing Workshop

SMOS Salinity Workshop

26–28 November 2014 – Met Office, Exeter, UK

Ocean Salinity Science and Salinity Remote Sensing Workshop

Ocean & Earth Day 2015

A visitor to Ocean & Earth Day 2014

The oceans are the key to the long-term health of our beautiful blue planet. They continue to surprise and amaze us as we visit this mysterious realm from coast to deep ocean.

Marine Life Talk at NOC in Southampton – 6 November 2014

Shark fishing

6 November 2014 – Francesca Trotman

The importance of sharks in our ecosystems

Robot fleet heads to the Science Museum in London

NOC’s robot fleet

During half term, 28–30 October, some of the fleet of robots currently exploring the ocean off the coast of the Isles of Scilly will be on display at the Science Museum in London.

EurOCEAN 2014 – 7–9 October 2014, Rome, Italy

The head of the National Oceanography Centre, Professor Ed Hill, will be one of the keynote speakers at the eighth international EurOCEAN 2014 conference, which will be setting a sea and ocean research agenda for Europe.

Professor Ed Hill

Two Royal Society Arctic Sea Ice Meetings

An ice drifter being deployed in the Greenland Sea, March 2000

Next week there will be two meetings entitled ‘Arctic sea ice reduction: the evidence, models, and global impacts’, held under the auspices of the Royal Society, organised by Prof Daniel Feltham (U Reading), with Dr Sheldon Bacon (NOC), Dr Mark Brandon (Open University) and Professor (Emeritus) Julian Hunt FRS.

Early Career Researcher workshop: Marine Science and Technology: promoting UK-Colombian interdisciplinary research collaboration and career opportunities

Early Career Researcher Workshop 18–21 November 2014

18–21 November 2014 – Early Career Researcher participants workshop on: Marine Science and Technology – promoting UK-Colombian interdisciplinary research collaboration and career opportunities

Under the British Council Researcher Links scheme we will be holding a 4-day workshop on the above theme in Santa Marta, Colombia over 18–21 November 2014.

10 years of observations of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation: results from RAPID, surprises and future plans

Deploying RAPID buoys

18-19 September 2014, Church House, Westminster, London. In 2014 RAPID reached 10 years of continuous observations of overturning circulation in the Atlantic Ocean.

The joint UK-US RAPID programme has been making observation of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) since April 2004. To mark this milestone, a day-and-a-half event is being held.