On 09 May 2018, National Oceanography Centre (NOC) scientists will set sail towards the Fram Strait, between Greenland and Svalbard, as part of the ARISE project, which will investigate the impact of warming on the Arctic food chain. ARISE forms part of the £16 million, UK flagship Changing Arctic Ocean programme of Arctic research.
The necklace foraminiferan, described by NOC scientists Andrew Gooday, Daniel Jones, Aurelie Goineau and Erik Simon-Lledó, has made it onto the top-ten list of newly-described marine species of 2017, one of two top-ten lists compiled by the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) to celebrate a decade
Kevin Forshaw, Associate Director Enterprise and Research Impact, will be leaving the National Oceanography Centre on 20 July to take up a position with the University of Plymouth, as Director of Industrial and Strategic Partnerships within the Faculty of Science and Engineering.
The first assessment of global deep-sea trawling using new estimates of catch data has revealed that 42% more fish have been caught over the last 60 years than was reported to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations.
The NOC in Southampton today hosted a celebration of marine science across the Commonwealth attended by High Commissioners from across the Commonwealth, ahead of next week’s Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, where member states will gather in London to agree further global measures to protect our oceans.
National Oceanography Centre strategic business partner, Marlan Maritime Technologies, has secured the top prize in the ‘Innovation’ category at the prestigious Mersey Maritime Awards 2018, held earlier this month.
A major new report looking at the future of the sea, published by the Government Office for Science, sets out the opportunities available for the UK to capitalise on its existing strengths in research, technology and the diversity of ocean industries.