Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

NOC contributes to latest IPCC report assessing impacts of climate change

Earlier this week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its next report Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability.

Human activities are the main driver of ocean warming and acidification

Underwater gliders deployed from RRS Discovery contributed to global research on the ocean carbon cycle. (Credit: Filipa Carvalho, as part of GOCART Project)

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has today (9 August 2021) released its next report; the Working Group I contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6).

NOC adds 34% more data to sea-level rise predictions

The Thames Barrier

A paper published today by NOC scientist Dr Svetlana Jevrejeva provides valuable new information about the probability of a sea-level rise reaching of 180cm by 2100.

NOC ecosystem model chosen for UK environmental strategy

Observed vs MEDUSA-simulated primary production for northern summer (top) and northern winter (bottom) [from Yool et al., 2013]

A computer model that predicts how marine ecosystems will change into the future, developed by researchers at the National Oceanography Centre, will contribute to UK assessments of future environmental change, as well as the next Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Assessment Report.

New IPCC climate projections: Implications for marine ecosystems

Both shallow and deep-sea habitats will be affected by climate change (credit: NOAA HURL Archives)

An ambitious new study describes how changes in ocean properties – predicted by models developed for the latest IPCC report – may adversely impact marine ecosystems and human populations reliant on ocean productivity.

NOC contributes to key climate report

Carbon dioxide map

National Oceanography Centre researchers have contributed to The Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) which has just been published.

Scientists develop new approach to support future climate projections

Seascape (courtesy of Leighton Rolley)

Scientists have developed a new approach for evaluating past climate sensitivity data to help improve comparison with estimates of long-term climate projections developed by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).