seminars and talks

Sky’s not the limit for oceanographers

Dr Kathryn Sullivan at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton

US oceanographer and astronaut, Dr Kathryn Sullivan visited the National Oceanography Centre Southampton (NOCS) and met with young scientists starting out in their research careers.

Sustained ocean observing for the next decade science meeting

Sustained ocean observing for the next decade

14 – 18 September 2015 – Galway, Ireland

Registration : www.gaic2015.org/registration

Further information: www.gaic2015.org

Autonomous and robotic vehicle showcase underway

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 and most diverse research fleet of marine autonomous systems in Europe.

Chemical Sensors Masterclass

Chemical Sensors Masterclass

‘Next Generation of Chemical Sensors for Cold Environment’ Masterclass – Wednesday 10 September 2014, 10am–4pm – School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol

NOC scientist gives evidence to House of Lords Arctic Committee on 15 July 2014

Polar bears

A leading scientist at the National Oceanography Centre, Dr Sheldon Bacon, gave evidence at a special House of Lords inquiry looking into changes in the Arctic.

The House of Lords Select Committee, appointed last month, took evidence from senior academics specialising in climate change and sea ice.

Emerging technologies for marine mapping, 23 July, 7pm

Dr Russell Wynn

Emerging technologies for marine mapping - Tuesday 23 July at 7.00pm

The 2013 RGS-IBG/NOC lecture will be given by Dr Russell Wynn, Head of Marine Geoscience at the National Oceanography Centre.

Marking Earth Day with Thin Ice

Thin Ice release

The film Thin Ice – The Inside Story of Climate Science was released on Monday 22 April. The launch coincides with Earth Day, a global campaign to raise awareness of environmental issues and climate change.