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Latest News and Events

Deep sea polymetallic nodule fields are unusual mosaic habitats

Mineral deposits, in the form of potato-sized nodules, which cover wide areas of the world’s sea floor, are extremely important in structuring communities of deep-sea animals according to research published this week by scientists... Read More

Evidence rogue waves are getting more extreme

Research led by the University of Southampton (UK) and involving National Oceanography Centre (NOC) scientists suggests that ‘rogue’ waves are occurring less often, but becoming more extreme. Scientists have, for the first time, used long-term... Read More

New report highlights national importance of Highlands and Islands’ marine resource

The NOC has contributed to a new report titled ‘Maximising the Marine Economy in the Highlands and Islands’ (MAXiMAR). The Highlands and Islands has enormous potential in developing the marine economy according to the new study which focuses on... 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.

4-5 December 2018 - 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.

8 June 2019 - World Oceans Day & NOC Southampton Open Day 
Spokespeople will be available at our Liverpool and Southampton sites for World Oceans 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.

 

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