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Latest News and Events

‘The Ocean we need’ – Europe’s leading Ocean experts launch advice for governments

Navigating The Future V
Leading ocean experts, including from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), have launched a new publication, titled Navigating the Future V (NFV), which will provide European governments with robust, independent scientific advice and expert... Read More

D-day – The starting point for modern UK oceanography

Allied troops landing on the beaches
Prior to the landings on 6 June 1944 on the Normandy beaches, a small research group was formed in the Admiralty Research Laboratory at Teddington in Middlesex. Weather and wave prediction had been central to the decision made by Eisenhower about... Read More

NOC works with Microsoft to develop AI as a tool for oceanography

The NOC has received a Microsoft AI for Earth grant to predict wave sea states in the North Atlantic by using deep learning. AI for Earth is a Microsoft programme offering cloud and AI computing resources, training and grants to researchers... 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 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.

 

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