Statement from the National Oceanography Centre

Joint Statement from John Hirst CBE, Chairman, and Professor Ed Hill CBE, Chief Executive, of the National Oceanography Centre.

“Like the rest of the country, and indeed the world, we are saddened by the death of Her Majesty the Queen and send our condolences to her family. As the National Oceanography Centre, we operate two Royal Research Ships for the nation, and are proud to represent the UK all over the world. We appreciate that the Queen and her family have inspired millions to become passionate about our earth and environment, and are grateful for her many years of service and dedication.”