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Latest News and Events

NOC scientists make major contribution to open access database monitoring biodiversity

The Discovery Collection – keeping an eye on marine biodiversity
Details of a new open access database that enables the study of our planet’s changing biodiversity have just been published. The BioTIME database has almost nine million entries, from over half a million locations, that are spread pole-to-pole and... Read More

NOC and SSTL launch first global GNSS-Reflectometry ocean wind data service

The first global GNSS-Reflectometry ocean wind data service has been launched by Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL), in partnership with the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), and with support from the European Space Agency.
 
The data... Read More

NOC works with Zanzibar partners to identify monsoon-driven eddies in the Pemba Channel

Top: Testing the drifter buoyancy ahead of release. Bottom: IMS and Pemba Fisheries personnel deploy the first of the drifters
National Oceanography Centre scientists, Dr Matthew Palmer and Dr Gaby Mayorga-Adame, last month joined partners from the Zanzibar Institute for Marine Sciences (IMS) to undertake a drifter experiment as part of the GCRF-funded SOLSTICE-WIO... Read More

Opportunities for media to join scientific expeditions on-board the RRS Discovery and RRS James Cook, as well as shore based deployments of autonomous vehicles, and events, will be posted here.

Media wishing to join a research expedition on a ship should read the Media Activities Aboard NERC Ships Policy and submit the formal request form contained within the document.

8 June - World Oceans Day
Spokespeople available at Liverpool and Southampton sites.

9 June - NOC Southampton Open Day
A family friendly open day at our Southampton site. On display will be latest scientifc projects including our research into microplastics found in the deep ocean.

4-5 December - CommOCEAN 2018, St Mary's Stadium, Southampton
The 3rd International Marine Science Communication Conference will be hosted by the NOC in Southampton. Over 250 delegates working within ocean science communication from around the world will meet to discuss activity and build skills.
 

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