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Posted: 26 March 2021
RRS Discovery leaving Southampton The National Oceanography Centre’s (NOC) Royal Research Ship Discovery left Southampton, on 25 March 2021, for an expedition to the Porcupine Abyssal Plain Sustained Observatory (PAP-SO).Led by...
Posted: 23 March 2021
Infographic showing there were 2200+ learners, 1200+ participants, 390+ fully complete during the first MOOC course Registration for the free online course ‘Ocean Science in Action: Addressing Marine Ecosystems and Food Security in the Western Indian Ocean’ is open now via Future Learn. This Massive...
Posted: 23 March 2021
A dark ocean surface littered with ice, an inhospitable and remote location The ocean plays a vital role in sustaining life on Earth, regulating our climate and providing us with living resources, such as food. A new fleet of advanced robotic floats will provide data to...
Posted: 19 March 2021
Aerial view of the NOC, Southampton An ambitious new project being led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) to improve the autonomy and perception of robotic underwater vehicles in challenging coastal environments has been has...
Posted: 16 March 2021
2 meter catamaran on the sea The Society of Maritime Industries (SMI) announced this week the launch of their inaugural Marine Autonomy Challenge which aims to encourage young technologists and develop careers that will...
Posted: 16 March 2021
Ocean robot ALR1500 being raised from Loch Ness after a commissioning trial Next-generation maritime training expert SeaBot XR is teaming up with the UK’s National Oceanography Centre (NOC), Royal Navy, and other stakeholders, to identify the necessary skills and...
Posted: 1 March 2021
A ‘big red prawn’ formally known as Cerataspis monstrosus – but can you be sure just from a photograph? Scientists have created a set of unique guidelines for image-based species identification to improve biodiversity data collection. Led by Dr Tammy Horton at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC),...