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Southampton Maritime Festival

The Steam Tug Challenge. Credit: ADLS

Southampton Docks plays host to the Southampton Maritime Festival over the May Bank Holiday!

From Sunday 5 to Monday 6 May Southampton Docks will have a vintage twist during the 1940s-themed Southampton Maritime Festival.

Lyme Regis Fossil Festival

Lyme Regis Fossil Festival

The Lyme Regis Fossil Festival returns!

From 3 - 5 May Lyme Regis waterfront will be transformed into an exhibition of geology and fossils, for the ‘Coastal Treasures’ themed Lyme Regis Fossil Festival.

The festival will explore the ancient marine habitats that produced the cliffs that we see today, whether chalk, lias, or red mudstone.

Marking Earth Day with Thin Ice

Thin Ice release

The film Thin Ice – The Inside Story of Climate Science was released on Monday 22 April. The launch coincides with Earth Day, a global campaign to raise awareness of environmental issues and climate change.

Park-and-Ride to Ocean & Earth Day 2013 this Saturday 23 March

Ocean and Earth Day at NOC

Beat the queues! Catch the free bus to Ocean and Earth Day 2013 this Saturday 23 March.

Ocean Business 13 from 9–11 April 2013

Ocean Business at NOC

One of Europe’s biggest business-to-business showcases for the marine technology industry opens at the National Oceanography Centre, from Tuesday to Thursday, 9 to 11 April.

Setting the Course for UK Operational Oceanography

Setting the Course for UK Operational Oceanography

About Operational Oceanography

The 2012 Proudman Lecture

Joseph Proudman building, Liverpool

20 November 2012 – The 2012 Proudman Lecture will be given by Prof Reiner Rummel from Technische Universität München, entitled "Gravity from space, the geoid and the ocean"

The lecture will be held in the Halsall Room, Foresight Centre, 1 Brownlow Street, Liverpool, beginning promptly at 14.00 on Tuesday 20 November.

Informal Symposium in Liverpool – 4 to 5 December 2012

ADCP - Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler

Understanding our Coastal Waters – Irish Sea Coastal Observatory and Field AC project

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.

Seminar – Storm surge science at the Liverpool Tidal Institute 1919–1959: funding and practice

Extra-tropical storm surges have long been a major cause of ‘natural disasters’ in Northern Europe

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 – 14:00–15:00

Dr Anna Carlsson-Hyslop , Lancaster University