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Latest News and Events

NOC to host Marine Science Communication Conference

The third International Marine Science Communication Conference, CommOCEAN 2018, is being hosted by the NOC, this December in Southampton. On 4 and 5 December 2018 the European Marine Board Communication Panel (EMBCP), will hold the third... Read More

Human-made structures could help threatened corals flourish

Original photograph courtesy of Lundin Britain Ltd. Reproduced from “Cold-Water Corals: The Biology and Geology of Deep-Sea Coral Habitats”, by J.M. Roberts, A. Wheeler, A. Freiwald, and S. Cairns, Cambridge University Press, 2009
Structures in the ocean made by people, such as oil and gas rigs, shipwrecks or renewable energy devices, could help protect sea creatures under threat from human pressure and climate change, according to a study in Scientific Reports involving... Read More

NOC scientist funded to explore changes in North Atlantic deep water formation

With changes in the northern North Atlantic being linked to the recent heatwave in Europe, the importance of diagnosing and predicting changes in this key region of the ocean is societally significant. TERIFIC (Targeted Experiment to Reconcile... Read More

Opportunities for media to join scientific expeditions on-board the RRS Discovery and RRS James Cook, as well as shore based deployments of autonomous vehicles, and events, will be posted here.

Media wishing to join a research expedition on a ship should read the Media Activities Aboard NERC Ships Policy and submit the formal request form contained within the document.

8 June - World Oceans Day
Spokespeople available at Liverpool and Southampton sites.

9 June - NOC Southampton Open Day
A family friendly open day at our Southampton site. On display will be latest scientifc projects including our research into microplastics found in the deep ocean.

4-5 December - CommOCEAN 2018, St Mary's Stadium, Southampton
The 3rd International Marine Science Communication Conference will be hosted by the NOC in Southampton. Over 250 delegates working within ocean science communication from around the world will meet to discuss activity and build skills.
 

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