National Oceanography Centre launches funding initiative to empower people to support ocean sustainability

Leading charity, the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), is calling on individuals and businesses to protect the future of the ocean by joining its newly launched, Ocean Alliance.

UK institutions join forces to put science at forefront of climate solutions

Ocean and Climate: we use global-scale modelling at the National Oceanography Centre to understand how storage and transport of heat by the oceans will influence climate change.

The UK’s leading climate science organisations are joining forces to develop a new national alliance focused on climate solutions for society.

The National Oceanography Centre and Subsea 7 launch research alliance to improve scientific understanding of global oceans

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 understanding of the world’s oceans and seas for a sustainable marine future.

Collaborative expedition underway with NASA Oceans and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Marine Planning Facilities portal: RRS Discovery, RRS James Cook and RV Sarmiento de Gamboa at work on a collaborative expedition

The NOC is working on a global research project with teams from NASA Oceans and WHOI (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution) to assist the NASA-led EXPORTS programme and WHOI’s Ocean Twilight Zone project.

The earliest round-the-world marine research voyages give new insights on climate change

A map of the world which shows the tracks of HMS Challenger (black) and SMS Gazelle (yellow) with the global salinity pattern

For the first time, scientists have used ocean measurements taken on research voyages almost 150 years ago to learn more about how human activity has impacted climate change.

MOU signed to promote UK/US BlueTech collaboration

TMA Bluetech, promoting bluetech and blue jobs (logo)

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has just announced a strategic partnership with TMA BlueTech®.

This will advance the sustainable Blue Economy and BlueTech in the UK/US by introductions and joint events designed to encourage collaboration in each other’s geographical markets.

FIRST LOOK IMAGES: Robotic gliders launched as part of expedition to investigate huge South Atlantic iceberg

Glider deployed from the RRS James Cook

New images released today show the UK’s National Oceanography Centre launching a robotic underwater glider from the RRS James Cook, marking the start of a four-month mission to investigate the massive A-68a iceberg in the South Atlantic, one of the largest icebergs ever identified by scientists.

Young scientists set sail to health check UK waters

Looking at the NOC's RRS Discovery from the Darwin200's Pelican of London

The tall ship Pelican of London is circumnavigating the UK on a mission to mentor young scientists and conduct a ‘British ocean health check’.

As part of its scheduled stop at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton yesterday the crew collected a replica sailing ship bucket to help their project.

RRS James Cook returns from successful collaborative voyage

Deployments and observations from RRS James Cook

On Friday 6 July, the RRS James Cook sailed into Southampton following a successful three-week expedition to the Celtic Shelf and Bay of Biscay, west of Cornwall.

NOC partner Marlan Maritime Technologies wins second innovation award in a year

Marlan MD Alex Sinclair collects the award

National Oceanography Centre strategic business partner, Marlan Maritime Technologies, has secured the top prize in the ‘Innovation’ category at the prestigious Mersey Maritime Awards 2018, held earlier this month.