Find/Contact us

The National Oceanography Centre has two sites, one is in Liverpool and the other Southampton. Addresses, contact information and links to travel information can be found on the maps and directions page. You can contact us using the form on the contact page. The form can be used for general enquiries as well as media, Human Resources and website enquiries. The NOC press office is normally staffed from 0830 to 1730, Monday to Friday. Please contact us if you have any enquiries.

Maps and directions

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Maps and directions to our Liverpool and Southampton sites, and how to contact the National Oceanography Centre.

Contact us

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Contact the National Oceanography Centre.

Media contacts

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Contact the press office which is staffed from 0830 to 1730, Monday to Friday.

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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.



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.



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.



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.



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.


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.



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


Principal scientists

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