Glider experts share knowledge to improve global ocean health data

A glider at sea

A brand new Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the use of oxygen sensors in autonomous vehicles has been released, bringing together expert knowledge from across the glider community, to make valuable oxygen sensor data more accessible to scientists.

New Citizen Science project to digitise historical weather observations launched

Zooniverse Logbook

Weather Rescue at Sea, a Zooniverse based citizen science project to digitise weather observations taken across the oceans in the 1860s is now live!

NOC researchers pioneer observations of hurricane wind speeds from space with GPS

Researchers at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) have developed a technique that, for the first time, uses reflected GPS signals from satellites orbiting the Earth to measure very high wind speeds and changes in near-surface ocean conditions during hurricanes.

The very hungry sea anemone

Losactis feeding

The surprising culinary preferences of an abyssal sea anemone have been unveiled by a team of scientists from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC).

Global marine data to become unified and accessible


An international project aims to enable the next great scientific advances in global marine research by making marine data sets more easily accessible to researchers worldwide.

World’s first global jellyfish database created


An international study has created the world’s first global database of jellyfish records, finding a range of jellyfish has evolved to adapt to all available environmental conditions and making the first global estimates of the amount of jellyfish in our oceans.

New method for measuring sea level rise

Tide gauge at Gladstone Lock, Liverpool

Scientists have developed a new method for revealing how sea levels might rise around the world throughout the 21st century to address the controversial topic of whether the rate of sea level rise is currently increasing.