News Archive

Search news archive
Sep 28, 2016
Autosub6000

City-sized maps of terrain and life on the sea-floor have revealed that drifts of ‘marine snow’ on submarine hillsides act as a source of food to fuel a higher biomass of marine...

Sep 28, 2016
PAP Surface Bouy

European scientists are joining forces to better understand oceanic change, by coordinating ocean data acquisition, analysis and response on scales ranging from the provincial to the global.

...
Sep 22, 2016
Gliders on the launch vessel at SAMS prior to deployment on 'Exploring Ocean Fronts'

An ambitious two-week mission involving ten marine robots has commenced off northwest Scotland. The third in a series of demonstrator missions, this latest phase sees the largest fleet of marine...

Sep 20, 2016
The TOMCAT team

Leading scientists from across the world travelled to NOC for the first TOMCAT working group meeting.

This group aims to take advantage of the fast development of optical...

Sep 16, 2016
Oil and Gas collaboration

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has launched a new collaborative way of working with the oil and gas industry. NOC will provide innovative science and technology to enable...

Sep 08, 2016
PAP site Met Office buoy

The UK has become the newest member of an international consortium supporting science on greenhouse gasses, through long-term research infrastructure.

The National...

Sep 05, 2016
Methane hydrate recovered from ocean sediments off Svalbard

NOC scientists have contributed to the publication of an authoritative new report on the impacts of ocean warming on species, ecosystems, and ocean ‘goods and services,’ such as...

Sep 05, 2016
Shells on a beach

Science and industry will now be able to map beaches and sandbanks without getting any feet wet. This follows three years of collaborative research resulting in a new commercial...

Sep 02, 2016
Working on sensors

The National Oceanography Centre is seeking commercial partners to exploit its state-of-the art platform technology incorporating lab-on-chip microfluidic techniques.

The...