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 a range of habitats within marine protected areas (MPAs).
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.
Today, the British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC) celebrates its 50th anniversary with an international meeting looking at the “Past, present and future: successes and challenges in managing marine data”.
A major new project has been announced that aims to more accurately estimate how the global climate has changed over the industrial era, as well as shedding more light on the causes of natural climate variations.
This week the RRS James Cook set sail to embark on a world-first experiment to develop methods for detecting and monitoring leaks of carbon dioxide (CO2) from sub-seabed reservoirs, however unlikely they are to occur.