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Posted: 28 October, 2016
RRS James Cook Today the Royal Research ship (RRS) James Cook will embark on an expedition to discover new sources of the rare metals, critical for low carbon technologies. This forty day investigation will use...
Posted: 21 October, 2016
Foraminiferal species from the Porcupine Abyssal Plain, NE Atlantic (4850 m water depth). New research by scientists at the NOC and the University of Southampton show that deep sea hills increase the biodiversity of forams - a very important group of shelled protozoans. It was...
Posted: 19 October, 2016
Autosub Long Range In March 2016 the Natural Environment Research Council launched a campaign to find a name for the UK’s next world-class polar research ship. One suggestion in particular captured the nation’s...
Posted: 17 October, 2016
Read about Boaty’s upcoming adventures A new yellow robot submarine, based at Southampton’s National Oceanography Centre (NOC), has been named Boaty McBoatface by Jo Johnson – Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and...
Posted: 14 October, 2016
 Submarine glider being recovered, accompanied by a rare Atlantic Wreckfish A fleet of ten marine robots has successfully completed an ambitious two-week mission off northwest Scotland, despite being hit by a succession of Atlantic storms with winds gusting up to 60 mph...
Posted: 5 October, 2016
RRS Discovery in Liverpool The RRS Discovery is in Liverpool this week as part of a unique celebration of the best of British environmental science being showcased by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)...
Posted: 5 October, 2016
Professor Janet Beer, Vice Chancellor of the University of Liverpool The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and the University of Liverpool have renewed their formal working relationship with the signing of a new agreement on board RRS Discovery, which arrived in...
Posted: 3 October, 2016
Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase The UK’s National Oceanography Centre is to host a brand new Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase in November this year. The week long programme of workshops, talks, demonstrations and...