collaboration

RRS James Cook returns from successful collaborative voyage

Deployments and observations from RRS James Cook

On Friday 6 July, the RRS James Cook sailed into Southampton following a successful three-week expedition to the Celtic Shelf and Bay of Biscay, west of Cornwall.

NOC partner Marlan Maritime Technologies wins second innovation award in a year

Marlan MD Alex Sinclair collects the award

National Oceanography Centre strategic business partner, Marlan Maritime Technologies, has secured the top prize in the ‘Innovation’ category at the prestigious Mersey Maritime Awards 2018, held earlier this month.

Industry collaboration helps NOC study climate

The MV Shengking

Measuring devices being installed on a cargo ship will provide oceanographers with vital data on the oceans’ ability to slow the build-up of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere as part of a major new collaboration between industry and the National Oceanography Centre (NOC).

Microplastics discovered in the deep, open ocean

Microplastic research at NOC

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.

NOC reaffirms commitment to European Marine Board

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has reaffirmed its commitment to working alongside other European countries for the advancement of ocean science, by becoming one of the founding members of the reformed European Marine Board following its transformation to a new legal entity as an international non-profit association under Belgian law (IVZW).

Australian company joins Marine Robotics Innovation Centre

 Blue Ocean Monitoring and NOC inside the Marine Robotics Innovation Centre

Australian headquartered company Blue Ocean Monitoring, experienced global provider of ocean monitoring services, is expanding its offices and taking space in the Marine Robotics Innovation Centre at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) in Southampton.

The risks of carbon dioxide leakage through submarine ‘chimneys’

An image of a submarine chimney structure from the University of Southampton

NOC scientists are playing a key role investigating the risks of leaks from carbon dioxide (CO2) storage reservoirs situated under the seabed.

New Member for Southampton Marine Robotics Innovation Centre

Marine Robotics Innovation Centre

Subsea technology company, Sonardyne International Ltd, has become the newest Associate Member of the National Oceanography Centre’s (NOC) Marine Robotics Innovation Centre.

Official opening of the NOC’s Marine Robotics Innovation Centre

Jo Johnson visits the Marine Robotics Innovation Centre

A £3 million centre to develop new technology for the emerging marine robotics sector was officially opened by Science Minister, Jo Johnson, on 23 November 2015.

‘Virtual dolphins’ help make the first trial of marine robotic software a success

‘Thomas’ on Loch Ern (courtesy of Kyle McNally, SeeByte 2015)