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Previously hidden process limits the oceans’ capacity to absorb carbon dioxide

New research, published in Science, shows sinking organic particles known as “marine snow” are breaking apart at high rates in the ocean. While the cause of this breakage is still unknown, it appears to have an important effect on the... Read More

Storm speed is important when assessing coastal flood hazard

Fast moving storms can cause catastrophic coastal flood hazards on the UK’s east coast.
Fast moving storms can cause catastrophic coastal flood hazards on the UK’s east coast, according to new research by scientists at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC). Published in the journal Ocean Modelling, this research used computer... Read More

Polar Sea Ice Detection Using Reflected GNSS Signals Demonstrated by SSTL and NOC

Working with Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL), the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) have released new datasets that demonstrate how reflections of satellite navigation signals collected in space can be used to accurately map the extent of... Read More

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