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Posted: 30 January 2015
The team collecting their award The winners of the Natural Environment Research Council’s (NERC) inaugural Impact Awards have been announced at a prize-giving ceremony in London, with scientists from the National Oceanography...
Posted: 28 January 2015
The GOCE gravity satellite (courtesy ESA) Research at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has discovered that a ‘slope’ on the ocean surface in the Strait of Gibraltar is lowering the sea level in Europe by 7cm. This research,...
Posted: 26 January 2015
Trajectories of 24 passive particles released in the western Irish Sea during spring 2005 The vertical movement of scampi larvae in the Irish Sea is an important factor in determining the success of the species, according to scientists at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and the...
Posted: 23 January 2015
Extreme weather Research at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) may help to predict extreme winters across Europe by identifying the set of environmental conditions that are associated with pairs of severe...
Posted: 12 January 2015
Autosub returning from a successful mission Scientists at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) have used advanced photographic tools in an unmanned Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) to make major advancements in estimating deep-sea...
Posted: 6 January 2015
Automated water samplers The National Oceanography Centre is leading a £1.2M NERC funded project to improve our understanding of the role of the Atlantic meridional overturning current (AMOC) in absorbing atmospheric...
Posted: 5 January 2015
Polychaete worm Research at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) reveals that benthic fauna in deep-sea canyons are much more varied than previously thought. This study, published in the Journal of Deep Sea...