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.

CommOCEAN2018 Exhibition

Autosub Long Range appearing at NERC's Unearthed Event


This is a free afternoon of fun, hands-on, educational displays all about ocean science (suitable for kids of all ages).

Southampton Maritime Festival

The Steam Tug Challenge. Credit: ADLS

Southampton Docks plays host to the Southampton Maritime Festival over the May Bank Holiday!

From Sunday 5 to Monday 6 May Southampton Docks will have a vintage twist during the 1940s-themed Southampton Maritime Festival.

Lyme Regis Fossil Festival

Lyme Regis Fossil Festival

The Lyme Regis Fossil Festival returns!

From 3 - 5 May Lyme Regis waterfront will be transformed into an exhibition of geology and fossils, for the ‘Coastal Treasures’ themed Lyme Regis Fossil Festival.

The festival will explore the ancient marine habitats that produced the cliffs that we see today, whether chalk, lias, or red mudstone.

Ocean and Earth Day at NOC

Ocean and Earth Day, Saturday 17 March 2012

Saturday 17 March, 2012 -

Part of National Science and Engineering Week