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Posted: 27 February 2015
Sea ice Using recently released Royal Navy submarine data, researchers at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) have investigated the nature of turbulence in the ocean beneath the Arctic sea-ice....
Posted: 26 February 2015
C-Enduro Autonomous Surface Vehicles Ltd (ASV) have entered into a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with the National Oceanography Centre (NOC). This is the first partnership of its kind for both...
Posted: 25 February 2015
RAPID buoys New research using National Oceanography Centre data reveals that sea levels north of New York City rose by nearly 13cm in two years. The study, led by the University of Arizona, highlights...
Posted: 23 February 2015
The MARS fleet with RRS Discovery Recent capital investment, as part of the UK Government ‘Eight Great Technologies’ initiative, means that the NERC Marine Autonomous and Robotic Systems (MARS) facility now comprises the largest...
Posted: 20 February 2015
NOC’s innovative pH sensor An innovative pH sensor developed by scientists and engineers at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has progressed through to the third phase of a four-part international competition in the...
Posted: 18 February 2015
Launching Autonaut A competition to improve ocean research methods has awarded £250,000 to innovators looking to develop robot technology. Five proposals have each been awarded £50,000 to develop an integrated...
Posted: 17 February 2015
3D seascapes Researchers at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) have developed a new, automated method for classifying hundreds of kilometres of the deep sea floor, in a way that is more cost efficient,...
Posted: 16 February 2015
Working in the Arctic Ocean Research led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), in collaboration with the University of Bangor, have identified how warm Atlantic water that is flowing deep into the Arctic Ocean is mixing...
Posted: 12 February 2015
Ripples Scientists at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) are partners in the Natural Environment Research Council’s million pound COHBED project. This project is studying the effect of the ‘sticky’...
Posted: 12 February 2015
UKHO Tide gauge at Gibraltar (in operation until 2000), similar in operation to the gauge at Malta By restoring historic tide gauge data from Malta and making it available to the public, researchers at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and the UKHO hope to shed new light on past tsunamis...
Posted: 11 February 2015
Dr Penny Holliday (3rd from left, second row) The biographies of several prominent NOC scientists have featured in the ‘Women in Oceanography: a decade later’ special issue of The Oceanography Society magazine. Dr Stephanie Henson, Dr...
Posted: 3 February 2015
Hurricane Katrina (courtesy: NASA/Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team) A new online resource which will help coastguards, meteorological organisations and scientific communities predict future storm surge patterns has been created, with scientists from the National...
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