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 National Oceanography Centre (NOC) alongside nine partner organisations.
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 Southampton.
The type and size of barnacles on the Malaysian Airways MH370 flight debris could provide clues to the path it took through the Indian Ocean, according to researchers at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC).
The 2010 SeaWatch Southwest survey has just begun, with a team of dedicated scientists and volunteer observers braving recent stormy weather to record some of the spectacular marine life around southwest UK. The project is co-ordinated by Dr Russell Wynn of the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) in Southampton.