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Posted: 27 August 2013
RRS Discovery alongside NOC The new Royal Research Ship Discovery has arrived in Southampton for the first time. Over the coming weeks the officers and crew will put her through her paces while conducting equipment trials...
Posted: 16 August 2013
Map of glider survey area An NOC underwater glider has completed a 58-day mission in the Irish Sea zigzagging a total of 1685 miles – while avoiding hazards such as fishing vessels and shipping lanes. The mission has...
Posted: 7 August 2013
National Oceanography Centre NOC has been successful in gaining European funding awards to train young scientists. Rachael James has received almost £460,000 to pay for two PhD studentships through the Marie Curie Initial...
Posted: 5 August 2013
St Michael’s Mount A tsunami which struck the Yealm estuary near Plymouth, UK in 2011 was caused by the weather, say scientists. The meteotsunami, which reached around half a metre in height was originally...
Posted: 5 August 2013
Research carried out by scientists at the National Oceanography Centre is “world class”. That is the verdict of an independent panel of experts in a detailed evaluation exercise, the results...
Posted: 1 August 2013
The Dee Estuary A recent survey in the River Dee estuary of bedforms – the patterns of ripples and hollows that moving water creates on the seabed – has provided a comprehensive and valuable set of data for...
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