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Posted: 29 March 2019
The NOC has appointed a new Chief Scientist to lead on Science Community Engagement for National Marine Facilities – Marine Autonomous and Robotic Systems (MARS), the NOC team which develops and...
Posted: 27 March 2019
Ocean Business 9–11 April Ocean Business 2019, being hosted at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) in Southampton, is just around the corner (9–11 April 2019) and promises to be one of the biggest events in the...
Posted: 27 March 2019
NOC scientists and engineers have contributed to a new study, published in Nature Communications, that provides new insights into how giant density-driven submarine flows are able to travel thousands...
Posted: 26 March 2019
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...
Posted: 21 March 2019
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....
Posted: 19 March 2019
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...
Posted: 15 March 2019
Mersey Maritime Industry Awards 2019 It was a double whammy for the NOC at the fifth annual Mersey Maritime Industry Awards, held in Liverpool this week (14 March), with two projects picking up top honours. WireWall, led by the NOC’s...
Posted: 15 March 2019
Ocean glider deployments State-of-the-art ocean robots are currently profiling waters off South Africa to collect data that supports a UK-Africa partnership aimed at improving understanding of how regional fisheries are...
Posted: 12 March 2019
Scientists at the NOC have released a forward-looking review of how marine robotic capabilities can support the environmental monitoring needed for decommissioning oil and gas installations. This...
Posted: 12 March 2019
Fishing vessels and large cargo ships off Zanzibar Key areas of the Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal and the Pacific should be designated protected areas in order to safeguard vulnerable coastal communities’ livelihoods, new research published this week...
Posted: 1 March 2019
Large krill swarms in the Southern Ocean could help remove additional carbon from the atmosphere, in a way that is currently ‘hidden’ in global models. The new findings were recently published in...