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NERC CDT in Autonomy

NERC CDT in Autonomy

Access to Marine Autonomous and Robotic Systems (MARS) assets
Ocean & Earth Day 2015

Ocean & Earth Day 2015

25 April 2015 – Public Open Day
Extreme tides set for February and September

Extreme tides set for February and September

Tides in 2015 will be the highest for tens of years
Science at sea

Science at sea

Current cruises
NOC’s vital expertise in £1M industry project

NOC’s vital expertise in £1M industry project

Seabed carbon storage

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April 2, 2015
Ocean circulation
The spread of oil spills and marine pollution through the world’s oceans can now be simulated on computer models developed by the National Oceanography Centre to...

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Ocean Business at NOC
Ocean Business 2015 is underway. Please come and see us on Stand W11
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The oceans are the key to the long-term health of our beautiful blue planet. They continue to surprise and amaze us as we visit this mysterious realm...

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Partners in marine science

International and Strategic Partnerships

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Oceanography and earth sciences are truly international pursuits. NOC collaborates with colleagues around the world.

The Universities of Liverpool and Southampton

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Collaborating with universities creates a highly stimulating research community with shared facilities and close day-to-day interaction.

The UK marine science community

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Working with its partners NOC delivers Natural Environment Research Council marine science national capability.


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Business

The outputs of research generate new knowledge about the oceans. Transferring scientific knowledge to support business and industry is an important part of our NOC remit.

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Researchers

Our research is intended to tackle the big environmental issues facing the world. Research priorities will include the oceans' role in climate change, sea level change and the future of the Arctic Ocean.

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Students

The University of Southampton and the University of Liverpool both offer a range of highly regarded undergraduate and post-graduate degrees in Ocean and Earth Science.

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Media

For any media or press enquiries to the National Oceanography Centre follow the more link below. Please note the centre's press office is staffed from 0830 to 1730, Monday to Friday.

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Staff

NOC Staff can access the Intranet and Webmail resources at the following URLS.

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Delivery Partners

Delivery Partners helping to provide marine science national capability.

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Marine Science Community

The creation of a wider association of Universities and research institutions to support wider engagement of the NOC with the marine science community is now underway.

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Library

The National Oceanographic Library is a national resource for the UK marine science community.

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Principal scientists

All updated information for cruise participants can be found using the Marine Facilities Planning website:

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