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Posted: 30 October 2013
Observed vs MEDUSA-simulated primary production for northern summer (top) and northern winter (bottom) [from Yool et al., 2013] A computer model that predicts how marine ecosystems will change into the future, developed by researchers at the National Oceanography Centre, will contribute to UK assessments of future...
Posted: 28 October 2013
NOC’s Spar Buoy being deployed off the coast of Newfoundland (courtesy: Ian Brooks) An ocean buoy developed by the National Oceanography Centre is currently measuring the characteristics of waves breaking in the open ocean off the coast of Newfoundland. The findings will feed into...
Posted: 16 October 2013
FASTNEt scientists injecting dye into the water The FASTNEt consortium is a four-year physical oceanography research programme that started on 1 October 2011. FASTNEt recognises that shelf seas are a critical interface, linking the terrestrial...
Posted: 16 October 2013
Both shallow and deep-sea habitats will be affected by climate change (credit: NOAA HURL Archives) An ambitious new study describes how changes in ocean properties – predicted by models developed for the latest IPCC report – may adversely impact marine ecosystems and human populations...
Posted: 14 October 2013
European Space Agency's satellites (credit: ESA) An international lesson-writing competition was launched recently by the European Space Agency’s LearnEO! project, which is hosted by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC). LearnEO! (Learn...
Posted: 11 October 2013
A new, state-of-the-art research ship for UK marine science – RRS Discovery – was named by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton on...
Posted: 9 October 2013
OSNAP schematic map The National Oceanography Centre will lead the UK component of two projects to monitor the crucial ocean currents in the North Atlantic which shape Britain’s climate. Science Minister David...
Posted: 4 October 2013
Carbon dioxide map National Oceanography Centre researchers have contributed to The Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) which has just been published. The report,...
Posted: 1 October 2013
A ‘Menorcan’ Shearwater at La Mola, Menorca (photo: Russell Wynn) Researchers have reported on a project that aims to help with the conservation of a critically endangered European seabird. The project, led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), tracks...
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