Welcome to the National Oceanography Centre

Director of Science and Technology vacancy

Director of Science and Technology vacancy

A unique opportunity to lead and manage NOC’s research programmes
World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day

An international Scientific Collaboration
Women in NOC

Women in NOC

Celebrating International Women's Day
NOC’s Marine Robotics Innovation Centre

NOC’s Marine Robotics Innovation Centre

Official opening by Science Minister, Jo Johnson
Science at sea

Science at sea

Current cruises

Latest News

June 8, 2016
NOC scientists will be using global ocean models to identify the most effective way for low income countries, such as Madagascar, to adapt to climate change. For...

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Events

Investinblue
15 – 16 June 2016 – INVESTINBLUE – a unique two day event promoting UK maritime infrastructure development, high technology projects,...
The supercontinent of Pangaea surrounded by an ocean of changing pH
7 July 2016 – Using a model to understand ocean acidification in the past and present Speaker: Ross Whiteford – Ocean acidification occurs...
Autosub6000
Monday 14 – Friday 18 November 2016 – With 2016 set to be a packed year for the MARS team and the Marine Robotics Innovation Centre, the 2016...

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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.


Information for…

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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