The NOC has appointed a new Chief Scientist to lead on Science Community Engagement for National Marine Facilities – Marine Autonomous and Robotic Systems (MARS), the NOC team which develops and operates autonomous systems in support of NERC’s Marine Facilities Programme.
Ocean Business 2019, being hosted at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) in Southampton, is just around the corner (9–11 April 2019) and promises to be one of the biggest events in the international marine sector calendar.
The NOC has contributed to a new report titled ‘Maximising the Marine Economy in the Highlands and Islands’ (MAXiMAR).
The Highlands and Islands has enormous potential in developing the marine economy according to the new study which focuses on supporting the growth of aquaculture, energy and marine biotechnology, which are the most highly innovative sectors.
State-of-the-art ocean robots are currently profiling waters off South Africa to collect data that supports a UK-Africa partnership aimed at improving understanding of how regional fisheries are sustained.