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Posted: 31 July 2014
Kostas Nittis The National Oceanography Centre is saddened to learn of the passing away of Kostas Nittis of the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research in Greece, a former chair of the European Marine Board and the...
Posted: 29 July 2014
Dr Graham Allen Dr Graham Allen will take up a permanent position as Head of the British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC) on 4 August. The BODC’s role is to facilitate high quality research outcomes by connecting...
Posted: 25 July 2014
NOC scientists looking at Ferrybox data For most of us, ferries are simply a convenient means of getting from A to B on a short break or family holiday, but for scientists at the National Oceanography Centre, they have proved to be an...
Posted: 24 July 2014
‘Drop in the Ocean’ A new study has found that turbulent mixing in the deep waters of the Southern Ocean, which has a profound effect on global ocean circulation and climate, varies with the strength of surface...
Posted: 18 July 2014
ODAS buoy Update – 17 July 2014 Everything is still going very well onboard the Meteor cruise 108 to the PAP observatory, however the workload is heavy for the team as there are not many people on...
Posted: 16 July 2014
‘Slides in the Deep’ expedition A team of UK scientists is sailing to the site of prehistoric underwater landslides near the Arctic Circle. They are posting their daily reports on a daily blogsite slidesinthedeep.blogspot.co.uk...
Posted: 16 July 2014
Prof. Ed Hill The Executive Director of the National Oceanography Centre, Professor Ed Hill OBE, has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship from Bangor University for services to marine science. Ed was a...
Posted: 16 July 2014
TechDemoSat-1 The National Oceanography Centre welcomes the launch by Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) of a new UK-funded satellite – TechDemoSat-1 – that provides a valuable opportunity for in-orbit...
Posted: 4 July 2014
RRS Discovery with NOC’s fleet of robotic and remotely operated vehicles A new UK Robotic and Autonomous Systems (RAS) Strategy was published this week and launched at an event attended by the Science Minister, Rt Hon David Willetts MP. This was the result of...
Posted: 3 July 2014
NOC is an Athena SWAN member The National Oceanography Centre has joined a national charter to promote the recruitment, retention and career progression of women. NOC becomes the 115th member of the Athena SWAN Charter,...