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Latest News and Events

Do deep-sea fish migrate?

The DELOS project is well matched with the NOC’s deep-ocean observation programme.
The first documented seasonal migrations of fish across the deep-sea floor has been revealed in research published today, involving NOC authors. NOC scientist Dr Daniel Jones, co-author of the article, said: “Learning anything about the... Read More

Call for abstracts opens for the Marine Autonomy & Technology Showcase 2020

MATS2020
The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is calling for abstract submissions for the 2020 Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase (MATS 2020). Building upon the success of MATS 2019, this year’s event is scheduled to take place from Tuesday... Read More

New insights into the transportation of microplastics across the deep seafloor

Turbidity currents transport coastal microplastics from shelf to deep-sea.
National Oceanography Centre (NOC) research has revealed for the first time how submarine sediment avalanches can transport microplastics from land into the deep ocean. The study also revealed that these flows are responsible for sorting... Read More

Opportunities for media to join scientific expeditions on-board the RRS Discovery and RRS James Cook, as well as shore based deployments of autonomous vehicles, and events, will be posted here.

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