Research ship operators hold 25th meeting at Southampton

Royal Research Ships James Cook (left) and Discovery

An organisation representing operators of the world’s scientific research ship fleet holds its landmark 25th annual meeting in Southampton later this month.

The International Research Ship Operators (IRSO) meeting takes place at the Southampton waterfront headquarters of the UK’s National Oceanography Centre from Wednesday 17 to Friday 19 October.

Tsunami warning systems meeting

Tsunami conference participants

The National Oceanography Centre has played host to an international meeting of more than 60 experts working in the fields of earthquakes, sea level, risk assessment, tsunami warning systems and civil protection.

Autonomous vehicles - a Persistent Presence at Southampton conference


Developments in the use of autonomous underwater vehicles for science and industry are the subject of an international conference which takes place in Southampton next month (September 2012) – the first time the event has been held in the United Kingdom.

Ocean robots developing into a ‘persistent presence’

National Oceanography Centre

IEEE AUV 2012 Conference 25–26 September 2012 at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, UK

An international conference for ocean robotics is to be held at the UK’s National Oceanography Centre in Southampton 25-26 September 2012.

New Technologies for a Blue Future

Marine Board Forum highlights Innovation hotspots for the European marine sector.

Podcast of successful climate science briefing

VIP guests and speakers at the Climate Change Science briefing

Professor Sir David King, former Government Chief Scientific Adviser and newly appointed Chair of the NOC Advisory Council, joined ITN’s Health and Science Editor, Lawrence McGinty, and leading scientists from NOC and the University of Liverpool to discuss the latest research on climate change earlier this month.