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The NOC People Strategy has at its centre a vision of NOC as ‘a great place to work where people succeed and deliver great work’. NOC is using the Investors in People framework to review progress towards this vision and make...
The M, V ShenKing
Measuring devices being installed on a cargo ship will provide oceanographers with vital data on the oceans’ ability to slow the build-up of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere as part of a major new collaboration between industry and the...
The GNSS-Wave Glider, a robotic vessel that can travel up to speeds of 2 knots using solar power and the motion of the waves
The world’s first autonomous robotic vessel to measure sea level completes a successful two week mission in the North Sea. A team of scientists and engineers from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and Newcastle University (NU) have...
Professor Angela Hatton
The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Angela Hatton as its new Director of Science & Technology to succeed Professor Ian Wright who is leaving NOC take up the position of Deputy Vice...
William J. Baxter and Virgil Partch, “Warmer Weather! . . . Boom in North” (New York: International Economic Research Bureau, 19
The uncertainty associated with projections of end-of-century global warming by Earth System Models (ESM’s) can be understood in terms of two components, according to research by NOC scientist Tom Anderson (with co-workers Ed Hawkins and Phil...
Clipper 1851
The NOC hosted and led the 4th International Workshop on Advances in the Use of Historical Climate data (MARCDAT-IV) from the 18th – 22nd July, with 47 participants from 12 countries (Australia, Canada, Chile, China (incl., Hong Kong),...
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Bournemouth in the heatwave of 2012
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
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
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...

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