Event news

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Sea City Lectures – 8 March 2012

Iceberg (courtesy Ben Moat, National Oceanography Centre)

Icebergs on the high seas – in times gone by and in a changing world –

Talk by Dr Bob Marsh, Physical Oceanographer, National Oceanography Centre

50 years of ocean exploration

The RRS Discovery

The 50th anniversary of the launch of the Royal Research Ship Discovery was marked on 2 July 2012. This is her last year of service, a half-century of science that has included surveying the ocean floor, measuring ocean currents, monitoring climate change, and discovering new species around the globe.

Ocean and Earth Day at NOC

Ocean and Earth Day, Saturday 17 March 2012

Saturday 17 March, 2012 -

Part of National Science and Engineering Week

Oceanology International 2012, London Excel

Oceanology International 2012, London Excel  13-15 March 2012

13-15 March 2012

Oceanology International is the global forum where industry, academia and government share knowledge and connect with the marine technology and ocean science community, improving their strategies for measuring, exploiting, protecting and operating in the world’s oceans.

Marine Life Talk – 1 March 2012

Collecting water from the CTD

Ecosystem effects of deep-water oil well blowouts – 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton –

by Charlie Main

Deep-water oil well blowouts can bring large quantities of hydrocarbons into contact with the seabed and hence the seafloor (benthic) ecosystem.

Ambient noise makes sound waves in Southampton

Ambient noise in North European seas: monitoring, impact, management (3–5 October 2011, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton) – conference experts highlight how noise affects marine life.

Callista’s Jurassic journey a success

Discover Oceanography at Lyme Regis

RV Callista, the University of Southampton’s inshore research vessel based at National Oceanography Centre, set sail for the Jurassic Coast in deepest Dorset last weekend (29 April to 1 May) as a star attraction in the Lyme Regis Fossil Festival 2011.

Ocean Business 2011

Prof. Edward Hill (NOC, left), Dr Wendy Watson Wright (IOC), and Versha Carter (Intelligent Exhibitions Ltd)

Ocean and Earth Day visitor map

Ocean and Earth Day

Ocean and Earth Day is on Saturday 19 March 2011
National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (through Dock Gate 4)
10:30am – 4:00pm (last admission 3:30pm)

Visitors to Ocean and Earth Day can learn more about the impact of mankind on the oceans’ delicate ecosystems – and what NOCS is doing to reduce its carbon footprint.

Ocean and Earth Day at NOC Southampton

Ocean and Earth Day

Saturday 19 March 2011

National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (through Dock Gate 4)

10:30am – 4:00pm (last admission 3:30pm)