Southampton Professor receives prestigious Fellowship

Professor Martin Palmer

Professor Martin Palmer has been named as a Geochemical Fellow by the Geochemical Society and European Association of Geochemistry (EAG).

What the past tells us about modern sea level rise

Sea level may reach 80 cm above the modern level by 2100

An international team of researchers report that sea level rise since the industrial revolution has been fast by natural standards and – at current rates – may reach 80 centimetres above the modern level by 2100 and 2.5 metres by 2200.

Antarctic fjords are diversity hotspots in a rapidly warming region

Andvord Bay, Antarctica – fjord hotspot of seafloor marine life (credit: Craig Smith, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa)

Rapid climate change is threatening marine communities, but scientists have found that marine life is flourishing in Antarctic fjords despite warming in the region.

New generation of climate models capable of simulating abrupt climate change

Sea ice

Scientists have, for the first time, demonstrated that climate models are able to simulate past abrupt changes in the Earth’s climate – giving more confidence in predictions of future global climate change.

4-9 August - International Workshop on Rock Physics at NOC

The National Oceanography Centre

NOC is hosting the second biennial International Workshop on Rock Physics at Southampton this week with about 80 delegates attending.

Postgraduate Research in Marine and Earth Science 2013

The Geological Society

The Postgraduate Research in Marine and Earth Sciences Conference is an opportunity to present projects and make new contacts in their own peer-group.
Wednesday 6 – Thursday 7 November 2013

Calling all PhD students...

New fossil discovery gives new insight into the evolution of birds

Aurornis (image: Emiliano Troco)

The discovery of a new species of bird-like dinosaur is giving scientists new insight into the evolution of birds.

NOC hosting Europe’s biggest marine technology showcase

Ocean Business 13

Europe’s biggest showcase for marine technology, knowledge exchange, training and careers information will bring more than 5,000 visitors from 60 countries around the world to Southampton’s waterfront this week.

Park-and-Ride to Ocean & Earth Day 2013 this Saturday 23 March

Ocean and Earth Day at NOC

Beat the queues! Catch the free bus to Ocean and Earth Day 2013 this Saturday 23 March.

Ocean Business 13 from 9–11 April 2013

Ocean Business at NOC

One of Europe’s biggest business-to-business showcases for the marine technology industry opens at the National Oceanography Centre, from Tuesday to Thursday, 9 to 11 April.