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Posted: 31 May 2019
Deep-Sea Taxonomy progresses under pressure This week NOC Taxonomist Dr Tammy Horton joined twenty-six other deep-sea scientists from twelve countries for an international meeting in Frankfurt....
Posted: 31 May 2019
Earlier in the week NOC scientist, Dr Amani Becker, presented on ‘Application of Satellite Altimetry as a Tool for Coastal Risk Management in the South West Indian Ocean’ at the Crescendo Azul...
Posted: 30 May 2019
Evidence of the seafloor disturbance caused by previous simulated mining activity A new study shows that the impacts of seabed mining on deep-sea ecosystems can persist for decades. Scientists at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) revisited a site exposed to simulated deep-...
Posted: 22 May 2019
Dr Christine Gommenginger delivers keynote address National Oceanography Centre Satellite Oceanography was out in force last week at the European Space Agency’s Living Planet Symposium in Milan, Italy. The symposium, which takes place every three...
Posted: 13 May 2019
Photographic survey by autonomous underwater vehicle In an article published recently in Conservation Biology, National Oceanography Centre (NOC) scientists demonstrate that seafloor photographic surveys by robot-subs can offer a practical...
Posted: 10 May 2019
Ed Hill and Peter Liss The National Oceanography Centre has awarded its first Honorary Fellowship, the highest honour that the National Oceanography Centre can bestow, to Peter Liss, CBE, FRS, Emeritus Professor at the...
Posted: 10 May 2019
Ed Hill and Thérèse Coffey MP Thérèse Coffey MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs presented at the annual meeting of the NOC Association this week. While there,...
Posted: 9 May 2019
The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is calling for abstract submissions for the 2019 Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase (MATS). The deadline for submissions is 19 July. Building upon from...
Posted: 9 May 2019
The latest Autosub Long Range (ALR) vehicle being developed by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has successfully completed its first live trials in the waters of Portland Harbour in Dorset....
Posted: 8 May 2019
Bidston Observatory, Wirral. The home of BODC from 1975 to 2004 Today, the British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC) celebrates its 50th anniversary with an international meeting looking at the “Past, present and future: successes and challenges in managing marine...
Posted: 7 May 2019
A major new project has been announced that aims to more accurately estimate how the global climate has changed over the industrial era, as well as shedding more light on the causes of natural...
Posted: 2 May 2019
This diagram shows the likely sources, pathways and accumulation points for microplastics in the ocean. Research published earlier in the week reveals that microplastics often accumulate on the deep sea floor in the same place as diverse and dense marine life communities. This is because the same...
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