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Latest News and Events

Strong NOC presence at major international Earth Observation symposium

Dr Christine Gommenginger delivers keynote address
National Oceanography Centre Satellite Oceanography was out in force last week at the European Space Agency’s Living Planet Symposium in Milan, Italy. The symposium, which takes place every three years, gathered over 4000 participants from across... Read More

New method of monitoring marine conservation zones using robot-subs

Photographic survey by autonomous underwater vehicle
In an article published recently in Conservation Biology, National Oceanography Centre (NOC) scientists demonstrate that seafloor photographic surveys by robot-subs can offer a practical solution to the growing need to monitor biodiversity over... Read More

NOC Awards First Honorary Fellowship

Ed Hill and Peter Liss
The National Oceanography Centre has awarded its first Honorary Fellowship, the highest honour that the National Oceanography Centre can bestow, to Peter Liss, CBE, FRS, Emeritus Professor at the University of East Anglia. Professor Liss is a... 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.

Media wishing to join a research expedition on a ship should read the Media Activities Aboard NERC Ships Policy and submit the formal request form contained within the document.

4-5 December 2018 - CommOCEAN 2018, St Mary's Stadium, Southampton
The 3rd International Marine Science Communication Conference will be hosted by the NOC in Southampton. Over 250 delegates working within ocean science communication from around the world will meet to discuss activity and build skills.

8 June 2019 - World Oceans Day & NOC Southampton Open Day
Spokespeople will be available at our Liverpool and Southampton sites for World Oceans Day.

A family friendly open day at our Southampton site. On display will be latest scientifc projects including our research into microplastics found in the deep ocean.

 

Interview and Multimedia Requests

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