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Posted: 30 June, 2017
RRS James Clark Ross A new £10 Million research programme to investigate how the Arctic Ocean is changing kicks off today with its first research expedition to the Barents Sea. Over 20 researchers from 16 UK research...
Posted: 28 June, 2017
IOC Vice Chair 2015-17 Stephen Hall with Christa von Hillebrandt-Andrade Chair of the UNESCO IOC Caribbean tsunami early warning system, and Dr Vladimir Ryabinin Executive Secretary of IOC The UK delegation to the UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, represented by IOC Vice Chair and former NOC Head of International and Strategic Partnerships, Stephen Hall, was...
Posted: 28 June, 2017
Autosub Long Range being deployed from the RRS James Clark Ross The RRS James Clark Ross arrived at the NOC last week, returning Autosub Long Range (ALR) home after its first scientific deployment in the Antarctic. Developed by the NOC, Autosub Long Range...
Posted: 27 June, 2017
Sea anemone in an abyssal area with polymetallic nodules in the Clarion Clipperton Zone, in the Pacific, at over 4000 m depth Biodiversity losses from deep-sea mining are unavoidable and possibly irrevocable, an international team of 15 marine scientists and legal scholars argue in a letter published today in the journal...
Posted: 26 June, 2017
UK Robotics Week New and innovative marine autonomous and robotic vehicles being developed at the NOC are pushing the limits on how we can explore our oceans. With capabilities allowing us to reach new depths,...
Posted: 23 June, 2017
Women in Engineering Day 2017 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...
Posted: 23 June, 2017
This week the NOC provided the UK Delegation to the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC). The delegation was led by NOC Executive Director, Prof Ed Hill, and supported by...
Posted: 16 June, 2017
Researchers at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) studying the UK’s four largest Marine Protected Areas have found that, because of the ocean’s vigorous circulation, even remote, seemingly...
Posted: 14 June, 2017
New findings from researchers at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) indicate that seafloor communities will be more impacted by climate change the deeper they are in the ocean. These deep-...