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Posted: 29 November 2011
Dr Stephanie Henson Congratulations to Dr Stephanie Henson who has been awarded the Arne Richter Award for Outstanding Young Scientists of the European Geosciences Union. Stephanie will be presented with the...
Posted: 29 November 2011
Sea Mammal Research Unit The University of St Andrews, a National Oceanography Centre Delivery Partner, has been awarded a Queen’s Anniversary Prize in recognition of the work of a world-leading research unit which is...
Posted: 28 November 2011
The ROV Isis The rebuild of Isis is gathering pace as the remotely operated vehicle is repaired following a shipboard incident at the start of the year. It was in January near the Antarctic Peninsula,...
Posted: 25 November 2011
Prof Walter Munk rings the bell from RRS Charles Darwin The National Oceanographic Library was officially opened today by renowned oceanographer Professor Walter Munk, at an event at the National Oceanography Centre Southampton. NOCS has recently...
Posted: 9 November 2011
An example of the anomalies map The Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level (PSMSL) has launched the latest of its interactive maps that allow users to explore changes to sea level as observed by tide gauges. The anomalies map...
Posted: 9 November 2011
Greenland viewed from space (courtesy of <a href="http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/scripts/sseop/photo.pl?mission=STS045&roll=152&frame=105">NASA</a>) Future changes in the climate of the Arctic Ocean – and their possible impact on the climate of the United Kingdom and globally – are the subject of a major new study, supported by a £2.4 million...
Posted: 8 November 2011
Dr Derek Keir A prestigious award for early career scientists has been presented to Dr Derek Keir, a University of Southampton Lecturer in Earth Science, who is based at the National Oceanography Centre,...
Posted: 8 November 2011
GPS Station, Lake Ellsworth A British engineering team has headed off to Antarctica for the first stage of an ambitious scientific mission to collect water and sediment samples from a lake buried beneath three kilometres of...
Posted: 8 November 2011
Autosub A formal project is now in place to create NOC’s new, national autonomous underwater vehicle facility. Gwyn Griffiths, Head of Ocean Technology and Engineering, is managing the project to deliver...