Event news

Event news items are listed below.

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BODC to host NERC funded ‘Hackathon’

Envirohack 2015

A NERC funded ‘Hackathon’ will take place at the Digital Catapult Centre in London between 27 and 28 February. This event is being organised by the British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC) and the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH), and will provide an exciting opportunity to hack environmental data and create value from Linked Open Data sets.

Measuring the Oceans from Space

Professor Ian Robinson

TODAY – 12 January – Celebrating the career and achievements of Professor Ian S Robinson

This afternoon’s Retirement Celebration for Prof Ian Robinson can be watched via live streaming at: https://v-scene.ja.net/jsp/cs/cs000.jsp?STREAM_URL_PATH=JA00138243

Marine Autonomous and Robotic Systems (MARS) showcase and workshops

National Oceanography Centre with RRS Discovery

24–27 February 2015 – Recent capital investment, as part of the UK Government ‘Eight Great Technologies’ initiative, means that the NERC MARS facility now comprises the largest and most diverse research fleet of marine autonomous systems in Europe.

NOC hosting Greenhouse gas town hall meeting

Greenhouse gas meeting, 7–8 January 2015

7 and 8 January 2015 – The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is hosting an event to co-ordinate future greenhouse gas research in the UK, on behalf of the UK Greenhouse Gas Scientific community.

TechDemoSat-1 User Consultation Meeting

National Oceanography Centre in Southampton

Thursday 5 March 2015 – Ocean winds and waves monitoring with GNSS-Reflectometry

A one-day workshop on new spaceborne capability for improved ocean surface wind and wave monitoring with reflected signals from Global Navigation Satellite Systems (e.g., GPS, Galileo...)

Workshop to mark the achievements of Professor Ian Robinson

Prof Ian Robinson

Monday 12 January 2015, 1.30pm – 6pm, Henry Charnock Lecture Theatre, National Oceanography Centre

A workshop is taking place to mark the retirement and celebrate the achievements of Ian Robinson, Professor of Satellite Oceanography, and the lasting influence that he has had, and continues to have, on many colleagues and former students.

American Geophysical Union Fall meeting

15 – 19 December 2014, San Francisco

Ocean Salinity Science and Salinity Remote Sensing Workshop

SMOS Salinity Workshop

26–28 November 2014 – Met Office, Exeter, UK

Ocean Salinity Science and Salinity Remote Sensing Workshop

Ocean & Earth Day 2015

A visitor to Ocean & Earth Day 2014

The oceans are the key to the long-term health of our beautiful blue planet. They continue to surprise and amaze us as we visit this mysterious realm from coast to deep ocean.

Marine Life Talk at NOC in Southampton – 6 November 2014

Shark fishing

6 November 2014 – Francesca Trotman

The importance of sharks in our ecosystems