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Latest News and Events

Important submarine canyons ecosystems are at risk

Cold-water coral Lophelia from Whittard Canyon.
NOC scientists contributed to a recent review of studies of submarine canyons, which identified they are at risk from human activities, and require better protection. The review was published in the journal Frontiers in Marine Science by a team of... Read More

Creating ‘Virtual storms’ to help design coastal defences and coastal flood warning systems

A project has kicked-off in London that will create artificial storms to help predict worst-case scenarios for coastal flooding. Using computer models to make real storms more extreme, this National Oceanography Centre (NOC) led project will help... Read More

Long-term impacts of deep-sea mineral mining

Image of the seafloor in the abyssal Pacific showing nodules and large deep-water prawn (Bathystylodactyloidea). Image shows an area of seafloor approximately 50cm across.
A new international study has demonstrated that deep-sea nodule mining will cause long-lasting damage to deep-sea life. This study, led by scientists at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), was the first to review all the available information on... Read More

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