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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...
HyBIS Robotic Underwater Vehicle being prepared for a dive by its inventor, Dr Bramley Murton
A research cruise this summer, led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), will address the massive technical challenges in exploring for sea-floor mineral deposits. This expedition will take place on board the RRS James Cook, marking a decade...
Blue Ocean Monitoring and NOC inside the Marine Robotics Innovation Centre
Australian headquartered company Blue Ocean Monitoring, experienced global provider of ocean monitoring services, is expanding its offices and taking space in the Marine Robotics Innovation Centre at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) in...
Carribean sea
National Oceanography Centre scientists have discovered the Caribbean Sea works like a whistle. This finding will enable scientists to predict some sea level changes many months in advance, and may be an important factor in regulating how the Gulf...
Monsoon image
The NOC is to play a key role in a UK-India collaborative project to predict monsoon rainfall over India by studying ocean processes in the Bay of Bengal. Today a team of scientists arrive in India in preparation for an expedition on an Indian...
NOC scientists will be using global ocean models to identify the most effective way for low income countries, such as Madagascar, to adapt to climate change. For example, ocean warming model projections will help identify the future risk of...
coasts
The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has entered into a two year Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Marlan Maritime Technologies Ltd to develop innovative remote sensing services for the survey of intertidal zones. The partnership builds...
Setting out
The mission saw an unmanned underwater glider travel to an area around 50 miles to the south west of Wales called the Celtic Deep, which is a haven for wildlife but also an extremely busy shipping route and fishing ground. The glider travelled 600...
An image of a submarine chimney structure from the University of Southampton
NOC scientists are playing a key role investigating the risks of leaks from carbon dioxide (CO2) storage reservoirs situated under the seabed. Researchers from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) will work with academics at the University of...
Deep, cold water coral image taken by NOC's ROV
One hundred and sixty scientists will descend on Winchester this week as part of a globally significant meeting to address the challenges in submarine habitat mapping. The meeting, called GeoHab, is being held in Winchester Guildhall between...

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