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The TOMCAT teat
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 technologies to help progress understanding of the ocean carbon cycle, which...
I am a Geologist that due to my interest in the few knowledge about earthquakes and the interior of the Earth I specialized in Geophysics, PhD in Earth Scieces - Geophysics at University of Barcelona and Institute of Earth Sciences Jaume Almera (...
Bythocaris
A new study recently published in the journal Global Biogeochemical Cycles offers clues to the potential impact of ocean acidification deep-sea, shell-forming organisms. This collaborative research, involving contributions from the National...
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 carbon management, fisheries and coastal protection....
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 licence between National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and Marlan Maritime...
My research interests focus on the construction of the oceanic crust at mid-ocean ridges and its development as it ages. I predominantly work with data acquired using ships and underwater robots (AUVs and ROVs) to map the seafloor and learn about...
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 ocean satellite launched earlier this year Dr Val...
This week researchers from NOC and Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) have embarked on a collaborative research expedition to further understand how tiny pieces of plastic litter are spreading in the open ocean and affecting life within.  This...
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 (ESM’s) can be understood in terms of two components, according to research by NOC scientist Tom Anderson (with co-workers Ed Hawkins and Phil...
Bournemouth in the heatwave of 2012
A new link between the development of heat waves over Central and Western Europe and temperatures in the North Atlantic has been discovered by scientists from the National Oceanography Centre and the University of Southampton. This finding may be...

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