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Aug 31, 2016
A screenshot from the course featuring NOC's Paolo

Satellite oceanographers at NOC have contributed to a new massive open online course, or mooc. The course launch is timed to coincide with wider release of data from Sentinel-3, the dedicated...

Aug 26, 2016
The MV Shengking

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...

Aug 23, 2016
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...

Aug 15, 2016
Microplastic research at NOC

This week researchers from NOC and Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) have embarked on a collaborative research expedition to further...

Aug 12, 2016

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...

Aug 02, 2016
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 (ESMs) can be understood in terms of two components, according to research by NOC scientist Tom...

Aug 01, 2016
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,...