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UK Marine Science Strategy
July 20, 2016
The MSCC will be holding one of only two Plenary meetings held per year at NOC on the 21 – 22 September 2016. The MSCC is a steering committee which identifies opportunities for the alignment and development of UK marine science to inform...
Bournemouth in the heatwave of 2012
July 18, 2016
A new link between the development of heat waves over Central and Western Europe and temperatures in the North Atlantic has been discovered by scientists from the National Oceanography Centre and the University of Southampton. This finding may be...
The group touring the Marine Robotics Innovation Centre, AutosubLR in foreground
July 15, 2016
Top diplomats from across the world visited the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton last week to learn about the UK’s global leadership in marine and maritime science and technology, resulting in a flurry of interest in working with...
European Marine Board
July 13, 2016
The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has reaffirmed its commitment to working alongside other European countries for the advancement of ocean science, by becoming one of the founding members of the reformed European Marine Board following its...
European Marine Board
July 08, 2016
Karmenu Vella, EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries is meeting with ocean research leaders at the European Marine Board offices in Ostend, Belgium, today to discuss ocean research challenges. The meeting with Commissioner...

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