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Deep, cold water coral image taken by NOC's ROV
One hundred and sixty scientists will descend on Winchester this week as part of a globally significant meeting to address the challenges in submarine habitat mapping. The meeting, called GeoHab, is being held in Winchester Guildhall between...
 Minsmere, one of the case study locations
The first project to investigate the role of biological processes on the future evolution of the UK coastline is expected to produce valuable insights that will shape coastal protection policy. This project, called BLUE-coast, is led by the...
Floods
Last week AXA insurance showcased a project led by Dr Aurélie Duchez from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) in collaboration with the UK Met Office, which aims to investigate the role of the ocean on European weather extremes. This project has...
The ocean
The NOC is to be part of four highly ambitious research programmes, commissioned by the Natural Environmental Research Council that will see its research centres working closely together to tackle major scientific and societal challenges. The NOC...
Reception at the SeaCiity museum
Representatives from Japan, the UK, Italy, Germany, France, the USA, Canada and the European Commission met in the NOC for a two day workshop aiming to help develop proposals as part of the G7 future of the Oceans initiative. A reception was held...
The ocean
To investigate why the global warming trend varies from decade to decade, scientists from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) will work alongside those from nine other research organisations as part of a major new multidisciplinary research...
CCS infographic from Shell
The world’s first ‘real world’ deep-water controlled experiment simulating emission from a submerged carbon dioxide storage reservoir is to take place in the North Sea, with the aim of further verifying the safety of offshore...
The GNSS-R principle (illustration by Paolo Cipollini from the NOC)
The GPS signal used for ‘sat-navs’ could help improve understanding of ocean currents, according to new research published in Geophysical Research Letters by National Oceanography Centre (NOC) scientists, alongside colleagues from the...
A small copepod Microsetella (orange speck) feeding on a particle at 300m depth in the North Atlantic. Foto: Klas Möller
To understand the role of the ocean in global environmental change and to progress oceanography in developing countries the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) will be leading a working group aiming to build the world’s largest database on...
Shells of the same Reophax species from the Porcupine Abyssal Plain, NE Atlantic (4850 m water depth), showing differences betwe
Fossil foraminifera could be used to identify ancient ‘hilly’ environments on the ocean floor, according to research published in Marine Micropaleontology by scientists at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and The University of...

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