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May 14, 2015
Scientists at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) have helped to compile a new database of coastal flooding in the UK over the last 100 years, which will provide crucial information to help prevent future flooding events.   The database on...
Marine snow
May 13, 2015
The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is leading a £3.7M large grant recently awarded by the Natural Environmental Research Council (NERC) to investigate the ocean’s ‘twilight’ zone, which plays a key role in storing carbon...
Pint of Science
May 13, 2015
18 - 20 May – If you have ever wanted to combine intellectual stimulation, entertainment and freshly brewed beer, then make sure you book a ticket for this year’s international ‘Pint of Science’ festival, which will see NOC...
Ascension Island Tide Guage sensors
May 12, 2015
Measurements of global and regional sea level will soon include changes due to land movement in the South Atlantic. The South Atlantic Tide Gauge Network, which is operated by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), has been measuring sea levels in...
May 07, 2015
If you have ever wanted to combine intellectual stimulation, entertainment and freshly brewed beer, then make sure you book a ticket for this year’s international ‘Pint of Science’ festival, which will see NOC scientists...

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