Net Zero Oceanographic Capability

Research to monitor marine environment in the North Sea begins

The team with Autosub Long Range (ALR)

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has begun conducting research with robot submarine ‘Boaty McBoatface’ on end-of-life oil fields off the coast of the Shetland Islands to help monitor and protect the marine environment in the North Sea and to support industry transition towards its net-zero targets.

New report outlines how UK oceanographic capability must transition to become net zero by 2040

Findings from a new review into the future of oceanographic research infrastructure have revealed the significant changes that must be made to enable the UK to deliver a Net Zero Oceanographic Capability (NZOC).

Trials of new robot submarines underway in Scotland to reduce cost and environmental impact of future ocean missions

A2KUI having a solo swim in Loch Ness

Engineers from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) are trialling new, state-of-the-art robot submarines in Loch Ness to pave the way for safer and more cost-efficient offshore operations.

Marine community scopes out zero-carbon future for ocean research

RRS <em>James Cook</em> at a snowy mooring in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

An ambitious scoping project, led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), has launched today to investigate how to move towards low or zero-carbon oceanographic research.