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Latest News and Events

New project to explore deep-seafloor mineral deposits

Hydrothermally extinct seafloor massive sulphides
A new project has been announced to reduce the potential environmental impact of future mining by making exploration for deep-seafloor mineral deposits much more effective. ‘Project ULTRA’ has been funded by the Natural Environmental Research... Read More

Missing ocean monitoring instrument found after five years at sea

After going missing on Christmas Day five years ago, deep ocean measuring equipment belonging to the UK’s National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has just been found on a beach in Tasmania by a local resident after making an incredible 14,000 km journey... Read More

Season’s Greetings from the NOC

Predicting Ocean Change The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is a world-leader in numerical modelling of the global oceans and shelf seas. This includes modelling the ocean circulation and heat transport, marine ecosystems, sea-ice, turbulence... 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.

4-5 December 2018 - 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.

8 June 2019 - World Oceans Day & NOC Southampton Open Day 
Spokespeople will be available at our Liverpool and Southampton sites for World Oceans 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.

 

Interview and Multimedia Requests

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