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Posted: 21 December 2012
RRS Discovery leaving NOC for the last time (photo: Catherine Beswick) Friday 21 December saw the final departure of a ship that has served UK marine science for the past 50 years. The Royal Research Ship Discovery, the UK’s oldest research vessel, has been taken...
Posted: 13 December 2012
Peter Foden (courtesy of Jeff Pugh) A prestigious award for achievement in underwater technology has been won by a marine physicist based at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) in Liverpool. The David Partridge Award for...
Posted: 11 December 2012
Bleached corals (Porites sp.) in the Persian / Arabian Gulf (courtesy of Jörg Wiedenmann) Research into a process that is threatening to wipe out coral reefs, by a scientist at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, has been recognised with a prestigious award worth 1.29...
Posted: 7 December 2012
A prospectus for UK marine science (courtesy of Andrew Coward, National Oceanography Centre) The most pressing issues that UK marine science needs to address over the next two decades are the subject of a prospectus published as a themed issue of the Philosophical Transactions of the...
Posted: 7 December 2012
Prof. Gwyn Griffiths The National Oceanography Centre this week said farewell to a research leader who has been at the forefront of UK underwater technology development for three decades. Professor Gwyn Griffiths...
Posted: 7 December 2012
JOIDES Resolution Video of deep-ocean drilling research will be featured at this year’s 2012 AGU meeting in California, including the debut of a new 20-minute documentary of the expedition in the Atlantic this...
Posted: 5 December 2012
The wave flume: setting up the acoustic systems Professor Peter Thorne and Dr Richard Cooke of the National Oceanography Centre in Liverpool travelled to Barcelona recently to take part in an international study on boundary layer sediment dynamics...
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