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Posted: 13 October 2021

The UK’s National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is partnering with Subsea 7, a global leader in the delivery of offshore projects for the energy sector, to create BORA Blue Ocean Research Alliance™.

The alliance represents a significant step towards gaining a better...

Posted: 8 October 2021
The ocean and atmosphere circulations shown in this example are simulated by an advanced computer model developed jointly by scientists at the UK Met Office and the National Oceanography Centre.

Earlier this week, climate science was recognised in the announcement of the Nobel Prize in Physics 2021, when a share of the prize was jointly awarded to Klaus Hasselmann and Syukuru Manabe.

The Prize was for ‘ground-breaking contributions to our understanding of complex...

Posted: 7 October 2021

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC), UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) and Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) are undertaking a series of surveys in Antigua and Barbuda to improve the Government’s knowledge of its coastal environments and ecosystem...

Posted: 5 October 2021
One year of Ocean Science in Action: Addressing Marine Ecosystems and Food Security in the Western Indian Ocean

Today marks one year since the launch of the National Oceanography Centre’s highly successful Massive Open Online Course (MOOC).

The course, named Ocean Science in Action: Addressing Marine Ecosystems and Food Security in the Western Indian Ocean, introduces learners to...

Posted: 29 September 2021

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is calling on political and financial investment to address one of the world’s greatest challenges of this generation.

Today (Wednesday 29 September), the European Union launched a moon-shot mission to restore our ocean and waters, with...

Posted: 29 September 2021

The Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) has been updated to March 2020 and is freely available to view online.

Observing and understanding the changes in the AMOC is critically important for identifying the mechanisms of decadal climate variability and change...

Posted: 27 September 2021

Registration is now open for the National Oceanography Centre’s (NOC) Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase (MATS) 2021, which will be held as a hybrid event for the first time on 9–11 November.

MATS...

Posted: 24 September 2021
Map showing iFADO miniboat participants

An exciting Educational Passages mini-boat project coordinated by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is underway at King Edwards VI School in Southampton this month, engaging students in the world of ocean exploration and key...

Posted: 23 September 2021

A community engagement programme in East Africa led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has demonstrated how marine robots have the potential to transform ocean research for developing nations, offering a viable alternative to expensive research infrastructure, such as ships...

Posted: 3 September 2021
Take part in this National Environmental Isotope Facility and British Ocean Sediment Core Research Facility outreach competition to win two, fully funded days on analysis time on a project of your choice

Climate change researchers around the world are being encouraged to create videos addressing their environmental concerns and potential solutions ahead of the COP26 conference.

The call to action is part of a new competition called ‘If We Don’t Act Now’. Entrants to the...

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