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Capturing our Coast
3 June 2016 – Capturing our Coast: Empowering citizens to do extraordinary science on spectacular shores Speakers: Dr Katrin Bohn and Ms Abbi Scott – Capturing our Coast (‘CoCoast’) is a new marine citizen science project in...
Investinblue
15 – 19 June 2016 – Investinblue – a unique two day event promoting UK maritime infrastructure development, high technology projects, products, systems and services to the world. The event will demonstrate why maritime...
The unknown Aegean
5 May 2016 – PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE – FOR THIS MONTH ONLY THE TALK WILL START AT 18:30 The unknown Aegean – speaker: Eleni Mihalopoulou Despite the fact that the Aegean is one of the most visited seas of the Mediterranean little...
GeoHab 2016
2-6 May 2016 – GEOHAB (Marine Geological and Biological Habitat Mapping) is an international association of marine scientists studying biophysical (i.e. geologic and oceanographic) indicators of benthic habitats and ecosystems as proxies for...
Seawork 2016
14-17 June 2016, Southampton – The NOC will be based on Stand PY48 throughout the show discussing how it is currently working in partnership with marine businesses. Working with our partners the NOC provides large scale, long-term, marine...
Whale shark and researcher – courtesy: Chris Rohner
7 April 2016 – Saving Earth's largest fish Speaker: Clare Prebble – Clare will be introducing you to the largest fish on earth, the Whale shark. She will be talking about the biology and ecology of this charismatic animal, and the...
National Oceanography Centre Open Day 2016
Saturday 21 May 2016 10.30 am - 4.00 pm (last entry 3.30 pm) For one day of the year the centre opens it's doors to the public, giving a unique view into the ground breaking science and engineering undertaken on this special site. The aim...
NOC Open Day 2016
Saturday 21 May 2016 10.30 am - 4.00 pm (last entry 3.30 pm) Southampton For one day of the year the centre opens it's doors to the public, giving a unique view into the ground breaking science and engineering undertaken on this special...
Reception at the SeaCiity museum
Representatives from Japan, the UK, Italy, Germany, France, the USA, Canada and the European Commission met in the NOC for a two day workshop aiming to help develop proposals as part of the G7 future of the Oceans initiative. A reception was held...
OceanSITES 2016
25–29 April 2016 – OceanSITES 2016: 11th Steering Committee and 8th Data Management Team Meeting National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, United Kingdom OceanSITES is a worldwide system of long-term, open-ocean reference stations...

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