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Posted: 30 July 2012
Half tide bubbler The contract to inspect and maintain the United Kingdom’s network of tidal gauges – the country’s early warning system for coastal flooding – has been won by the National Oceanography Centre....
Posted: 16 July 2012
The threat posed to the United Kingdom by tsunamis that are triggered by colossal – but extremely rare – underwater landslides will be assessed in a National Oceanography Centre-led research...
Posted: 13 July 2012
Autosub6000 at sea (courtesy of Dr Russel Wynn) Two projects investigating the use of robot submarines to map and monitor the seas around the United Kingdom – collecting data that will inform future government policy on the protection of the...
Posted: 11 July 2012
Fall of Warness, EMEC tidal test site (courtesy of Aquatera) UK scientists will measure the effect on the marine environment and wildlife of devices that harness tide and wave energy using sonar technology that has, for the first time, been successfully...
Posted: 10 July 2012
Montipora foliosa expressing purple chromoproteins in the growth margins (daylight image) Research carried out at the National Oceanography, Southampton has provided new insight into the basic immune response and repair mechanisms of corals to disease and changing environmental...
Posted: 9 July 2012
Dr Judith Wolf NOC researcher, Dr Judith Wolf, explains some of the science behind achieving world class performance at sailing in a new video released ahead of the Olympic sailing events at Weymouth....
Posted: 5 July 2012
Autosub6000 onboard RRS Discovery NOC scientist, Dr Henry Ruhl, is leading an expedition to the Porcupine Abyssal Plain, some 300 miles southwest of Lands End. He will be looking at how the shape of deep ocean floor and climate...