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Belt transects monitoring the population of wild Pacific oysters in Blue Lagoon, Poole Harbour

Story - November 8, 2013

9 January 2014 – Pacific oysters on the south coast of England – Stephanie Deane Pacific oysters, Crassostrea gigas, are an aquaculture success story.  Nationally 1356 tonnes were produced during 2009 with an estimated first...
Free dive

Story - October 17, 2013

7 November 2013 – Surviving in the world's hottest sea: corals of the Persian/Arabian Gulf – The Persian/Arabian Gulf is the hottest sea on the planet and yet it contains thriving coral reef ecosystems. The majority of...
All Saints Church, Dunwich – before and after 100 years of coastal erosion

Story - October 11, 2013

5 December 2013 – ‘Britain's Atlantis’ – Dunwich, Suffolk – Coastal Erosion, Archaeology and Ultra-high resolution sonar imaging – The town of Dunwich on the coast of Suffolk has nearly all been...
Remains of U-boat abandoned on the Kentish Marshes in 1921

Story - September 19, 2013

3 October 2013 – Shipwrecks: the English climate and the English landscape – Climate change and recycling are nothing new, and both played their part in destroying ships and revealing or preserving their remains in unexpected...
The Challenger Society for Marine Science

Story - September 3, 2013

A vision for sustained observations of the marine environment is the subject of an open meeting later this month. On  Tuesday 17 September the Challenger Society for Marine Science, in collaboration with the Scientific Committee on Oceanic...
Launching Isis ROV

Story - September 3, 2013

5 September 2013 – Robots in the Ocean: How technology is changing the way we measure our oceans by Maaten Furlong  The world’s oceans are vast, and the difficulty in measuring them remotely makes their study extremely...
UK Integrated Marine Observing Network Workshop

Story - August 14, 2013

10-12 September at the National Oceanography Centre – NOC is hosting a UK Integrated Marine Observing Network (UK-IMON) workshop on from Tuesday to Thursday, 10-12 Sept, looking at new technologies for monitoring the marine environment. This...
The National Oceanography Centre

Story - August 5, 2013

NOC is hosting the second biennial International Workshop on Rock Physics at Southampton this week with about 80 delegates attending. Rock Physics is a multi-discipline subject area that seeks to apply the best scientific knowledge and technologies...
Marine life of the Gorringe Bank

Story - July 29, 2013

1 August 2013 – Marine life of the Gorringe Bank: uncovering secrets at abyssal depths by Rui Vieira – Seamounts are underwater mountains rising more than 1000m from the abyssal plain. These are exceptional areas of biodiversity...
The Geological Society

Story - July 26, 2013

The Postgraduate Research in Marine and Earth Sciences Conference is an opportunity to present projects and make new contacts in their own peer-group. Wednesday 6 – Thursday 7 November 2013 Calling all PhD students.... Come and...

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