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Posted: 28 August 2014
A cruise to the Hadal Zone 4 September 2014 – Matteo Ichino Report of a cruise to the Hadal Zone In this talk Matteo will focus on the current understanding of the ecology in Hadal Trenches, mostly focusing on his...
Posted: 28 August 2014
Nemo model: North Atlantic sea surface temperature, showing the eddies produced by the separated Gulf Stream After last winter’s storms and flooding, 2012’s great winter freeze and a July heatwave this year, it seems to many of us that our Great British weather is becoming ever more extreme and...
Posted: 26 August 2014
Ocean Review papers by two NOC scientists were published this week in the Royal Society’s Philosophical Transactions A. The special feature ‘A Prospectus for UK Marine Sustained Observations’ reflects...
Posted: 19 August 2014
Chemical Sensors Masterclass ‘Next Generation of Chemical Sensors for Cold Environment’ Masterclass – Wednesday 10 September 2014, 10am–4pm – School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol Are you interested in...
Posted: 15 August 2014
Eyjafjallajökull volcano plume (2010-04-18 by Boaworm) It may have caused huge disruption to air travel – and coated cars in ash across Britain – but the eruption of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull in 2010 was an opportunity not to be missed...
Posted: 14 August 2014
Professor Laurence Mee The National Oceanography Centre is deeply saddened to learn of the sudden death of Professor Laurence Mee, Director of the Scottish Association for Marine Science. Laurence was a great advocate...
Posted: 12 August 2014
Sea-level detail from CryoSat (© ESA/CNES/CLS) Scientists at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) have secured a three-year contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) to carry out ‘quality control’ checks on ocean data captured...
Posted: 11 August 2014
Participants at the 8th Coastal Altimetry Workshop The workshop is now underway in Lake Constance, Germany – 23–24 October 2014 This Workshop aims at being once again a lively forum for a community-led review of the science and applications of...
Posted: 11 August 2014
Knowledge Transfer Network Tuesday, 16 September 2014 from 09:30 to 16:00 (BST), National Oceanography Centre, Southampton This event, run by the Knowledge Transfer Network’s Transport team and hosted by the...
Posted: 7 August 2014
Clams on a steep wall of layered sedimentary rocks taken by the ROV Holland 1 (© Marine Institute) A team of thirteen scientists, including seven NOC researchers, recently completed a two week expedition on the RV Celtic Explorer, where they made new discoveries relating to the geology and...