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NOC Open Day Liverpool 2019

Registration for the 2019 event in LIVERPOOL, 11 May, is open now.

The National Oceanography Centre is opening its doors to mark 100 years since the founding of the Liverpool Tidal Institute, a key development in the history of the NOC, the City of Liverpool and the study of our oceans.

The NOC at Oceanology International Americas 2019

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) will be represented at this year’s Oceanology International Americas conference in San Diego, California (25-27 February 2019).

NOC Open Day Southampton 2019

Registration for the 2019 event is open now.

The Ocean Tide and the Port of Liverpool

This free meeting, open to the public as well as the science community, marks the 100th anniversary of the world-famous Liverpool Tidal Institute, founded at University of Liverpool in 1919 before moving to Bidston Observatory on the Wirral.

RINGO annual science meeting

The annual meeting of the RINGO project (Readiness of ICOS for Necessities of Integrated Global Observations) will be held from 20 March to 22 March at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, UK. RINGO aims to improve the readiness of the European environmental science community to measure and monitor the global Carbon cycle.

Register today for Ocean Business 2019

Ocean Business is being held at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, UK from 9-11 April 2019. Firmly established as one of the most important international events in the ocean technology calendar, Ocean Business is FREE to attend and is expected to attract more than 5,000+ visitors from over 60 countries.

CommOCEAN2018 Exhibition

Autosub Long Range appearing at NERC's Unearthed Event


This is a free afternoon of fun, hands-on, educational displays all about ocean science (suitable for kids of all ages). Organisers of the European Marine Board's Communication Conference 'commOCEAN2018' have invited international participants to bring along their best outreach tools and materials to showcase for one unique afternoon of community engagement.

Exhibits include:

Marine CSI: hosted by The Green Blue
Deep Discoveries with ATLAS: hosted by Dynamic Earth
I live by the sea: hosted by Today We Have
MARINA light exhibition: hosted by World Ocean Network
Ocean of Opportunity?: hosted by the National Oceanography Centre
Extreme Engineering: hosted by the National Oceanography Centre

Please be aware many of these exhibits are self guided. You can arrive anytime between 14:00 and 16:00, the exhibition closes promptly at 16:30. 


The exhibition is free but you must have registered for a ticket, and have it present, to enter the venue. Book your ticket through Eventbrite here


The NOC at the Bluedot music and science festival

The NOC recently continued its public outreach and science communication activities at the BlueDot festival in Cheshire from the 19th to 22nd of July, via an interactive exhibit featuring projects using the MARS fleet of marine robots.

Sea Level Futures Conference

The Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level is be celebrating its 85th anniversary with a conference examining the current state-of-knowledge of the sea level science.

CommOCEAN 2018 - 3rd International Marine Science Communication Conference

The third International Marine Science Communication Conference is to be held this December in Southampton, UK.