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Deep, cold water coral image taken by NOC's ROV
May 03, 2016
One hundred and sixty scientists will descend on Winchester this week as part of a globally significant meeting to address the challenges in submarine habitat mapping. The meeting, called GeoHab, is being held in Winchester Guildhall between...
 Minsmere, one of the case study locations
April 29, 2016
The first project to investigate the role of biological processes on the future evolution of the UK coastline is expected to produce valuable insights that will shape coastal protection policy. This project, called BLUE-coast, is led by the...
RRS Discovery with some of NOC's autonomous vehicles in the foreground
April 27, 2016
The Natural Environment Research Council announced today that it will invest £15m in Marine Autonomous Systems (MAS) and sensors over a five-year development programme. A £10m investment will be made through the National Oceanography...
Example of NOC's ocean modelling
April 27, 2016
Today a major collaborative programme between the NOC and three of UK’s other leading marine and oceanographic research centres has begun to improve the social and economic benefits of this vital area of science, as well as improving...
Professor John Huthnance
April 25, 2016
NOC’s Professor John Huthnance has been awarded the European Geosciences Union’s prestigious Fridtjof Nansen medal for his outstanding contribution to our understanding of physical processes in coastal and shelf seas, especially in the...

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