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Autonomous and robotic vehicle showcase underway

The MARS fleet with RRS Discovery

Recent capital investment, as part of the UK Government ‘Eight Great Technologies’ initiative, means that the NERC Marine Autonomous and Robotic Systems (MARS) facility now comprises the largest and most diverse research fleet of marine autonomous systems in Europe.

BODC to host NERC funded ‘Hackathon’

Envirohack 2015

A NERC funded ‘Hackathon’ will take place at the Digital Catapult Centre in London between 27 and 28 February. This event is being organised by the British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC) and the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH), and will provide an exciting opportunity to hack environmental data and create value from Linked Open Data sets.

Measuring the Oceans from Space

Professor Ian Robinson

TODAY – 12 January – Celebrating the career and achievements of Professor Ian S Robinson

This afternoon’s Retirement Celebration for Prof Ian Robinson can be watched via live streaming at: https://v-scene.ja.net/jsp/cs/cs000.jsp?STREAM_URL_PATH=JA00138243

Marine Autonomous and Robotic Systems (MARS) showcase and workshops

National Oceanography Centre with RRS Discovery

24–27 February 2015 – Recent capital investment, as part of the UK Government ‘Eight Great Technologies’ initiative, means that the NERC MARS facility now comprises the largest and most diverse research fleet of marine autonomous systems in Europe.

NOC hosting Greenhouse gas town hall meeting

Greenhouse gas meeting, 7–8 January 2015

7 and 8 January 2015 – The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is hosting an event to co-ordinate future greenhouse gas research in the UK, on behalf of the UK Greenhouse Gas Scientific community.

TechDemoSat-1 User Consultation Meeting

National Oceanography Centre in Southampton

Thursday 5 March 2015 – Ocean winds and waves monitoring with GNSS-Reflectometry

A one-day workshop on new spaceborne capability for improved ocean surface wind and wave monitoring with reflected signals from Global Navigation Satellite Systems (e.g., GPS, Galileo...)

American Geophysical Union Fall meeting

15 – 19 December 2014, San Francisco

Ocean Salinity Science and Salinity Remote Sensing Workshop

SMOS Salinity Workshop

26–28 November 2014 – Met Office, Exeter, UK

Ocean Salinity Science and Salinity Remote Sensing Workshop

Marine experts highlight the importance of marine science to Blue Growth in Europe

Prof Ed Hill addresses the conference

Some 340 European scientists, policy-makers and other experts, including representatives from the National Oceanography Centre, have agreed a common vision of priorities for marine research and action until 2020.

EurOCEAN 2014 – 7–9 October 2014, Rome, Italy

The head of the National Oceanography Centre, Professor Ed Hill, will be one of the keynote speakers at the eighth international EurOCEAN 2014 conference, which will be setting a sea and ocean research agenda for Europe.

Professor Ed Hill

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