Ocean Alliance

Boaty McBoatface returns from Thwaites Glacier

Autosub Long Range (ALR) better known as ‘Boaty McBoatface’ being lowered into water. Image credit: Hannah Wyles (University of St Andrews)

Engineers from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) are returning from the Thwaites Glacier expedition with renowned autonomous underwater vehicle, Boaty McBoatface.

They deployed Boaty to help them understand what is causing ice loss from the glacier and better predict how its deterioration could contribute to sea level rise.

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.