The enormously exciting Ocean and Earth Day takes place at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton this year on 23 March from 10.30 to 16.00 (last entry 15.30), as part of National Science and Engineering Week.
NOC Liverpool is organising a session at the Planet Under Pressure conference in London called Past and Present Sea Level Rise and Ice Sheets.
The session will take the form of poster presentations by scientists together with a 90-minute panel discussion. The session takes place on the second day of the conference, on Tuesday 27 March at 2pm.
The 50th anniversary of the launch of the Royal Research Ship Discovery was marked on 2 July 2012. This is her last year of service, a half-century of science that has included surveying the ocean floor, measuring ocean currents, monitoring climate change, and discovering new species around the globe.