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The Challenger Society for Marine Science
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
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
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
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
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
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...
Dr Russell Wynn
Emerging technologies for marine mapping - Tuesday 23 July at 7.00pm The 2013 RGS-IBG/NOC lecture will be given by Dr Russell Wynn, Head of Marine Geoscience at the National Oceanography Centre. Dr Russell Wynn will cover aspects of marine...
The dynamics of shelf seas - a workshop marking the retirement of Professor John Huthnance MBE
–Following a distinguished 35 year career working for NERC at IOS Liverpool, later to be re-branded the Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory and from April 2009, the National Oceanography Centre, John Huthnance retired in January 2013. To...
PSMSL 1933-2013
The Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level (PSMSL) will host a workshop on major research topics in sea level science in order to commemorate its 80th anniversary. The workshop will be held at the University of Liverpool's Victoria Gallery &...
On Gaia: A critical investigation of the relationship between Life and Earth
Life and environment: An evaluation of the Gaia Hypothesis by Professor Toby Tyrrell – Toby will be signing copies of his book from 6.30pm In 1972 James Lovelock made an interesting proposal. Life is not solely a passenger on a fortuitously...

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