Liverpool

Jersey sea level rise report published

The States of Jersey has today published a review looking at the impact of climate change on Jersey’s sea levels and coastline. The review, prepared by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), was based on a study commissioned by the Department of the Environment and Department for Infrastructure.

New technology for remotely mapping beaches

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 Technologies to sell new coastal mapping technology.

Liverpool Marine Symposium 2016

Liverpool Marine Symposium 2016

Thursday, 28 January 2016 –

Presentations are invited from scientists at the NOC and Liverpool Universities that relate to one of the three key themes

Angela Eagle MP visits the NOC

Angela Eagle MP visits the tide predicting machines exhibition at the NOC

NOC was delighted to host Angela Eagle MP for Wallasey and Shadow Business Secretary and First Secretary of State, to showcase NOC science and in particular the world leading science carried out in Liverpool.

Free tidal and wave energy workshop

CORER centre for offshore renewable energy research

A free workshop on tidal and wave energy is to be held on 22 July 12:30–17:00 at the University of Liverpool’s Gallery Room at the Foresight Centre on Brownlow Street, L69 3GL.

Shelf seas subject of science meeting in Liverpool

Graphic depicting the shelf sea in relation to the land and the deep ocean

Last week, researchers convened in Liverpool to discuss a science programme investigating the shelf seas fringing the UK and Europe.

Re-evaluating the energy gains from tidal power

La Rance tidal barrage in France

Renewable energy can be generated by harnessing the power from the tides, which can be predicted hundreds of years in advance. But the predicted energy gains from certain schemes have been overestimated, according to a team of researchers in Liverpool.

Dynamics of shelf seas - a workshop marking the retirement of Professor John Huthnance MBE

The dynamics of shelf seas - a workshop marking the retirement of Professor John Huthnance MBE

–Following a distinguished 35 year career working for NERC at IOS Liverpool, later to be re-branded the Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory and from April 2009, the National Oceanography Centre, John Huthnance retired in January 2013.

The 2012 Proudman Lecture

Joseph Proudman building, Liverpool

20 November 2012 – The 2012 Proudman Lecture will be given by Prof Reiner Rummel from Technische Universität München, entitled "Gravity from space, the geoid and the ocean"

The lecture will be held in the Halsall Room, Foresight Centre, 1 Brownlow Street, Liverpool, beginning promptly at 14.00 on Tuesday 20 November.

Informal Symposium in Liverpool – 4 to 5 December 2012

ADCP - Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler

Understanding our Coastal Waters – Irish Sea Coastal Observatory and Field AC project