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National Oceanography Centre calls on marine science research community

21 November 2022   The NOC has issued a call to help identify knowledge gaps in understanding biology’s role in ocean carbon storage - by taking the BRICS survey. The project will identify the biological processes most important to ocean carbon....

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New study reveals massive fall of dead red crabs in the deep-sea

09 November 2022   NOC scientists, working in partnership the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) made the discovery whilst exploring the area using NOC ocean robot Autosub6000 for the first time. The....

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Staggering sea-level rise in the Mediterranean Sea revealed by new study

26 October 2022   Scientists from the National Oceanography Centre have discovered a substantial rise in sea-levels in the Mediterranean Sea, using a vital new method to measure changes in sea-level. The study, published in Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans, demonstrated....

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Study reveals giant underwater landslide blocking megatonnes of carbon

30 September 2022   A brand-new study led by scientists from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and Durham University has revealed, for the first time, evidence of a giant landslide dam blocking megatonnes of organic carbon from being transported to deep-sea....

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Scientists support Somali fisheries to navigate the effects of climate change

29 September 2022   Scientists from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) have developed a new method to monitor the effects of climate change on coastal upwelling to support the growth of local fisheries in Somalia. As part of the NOC’s SOLSTICE project,....

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NOC scientists improve knowledge of deep ocean with new approach

08 September 2022   The NOC’s Dr Anna Lichtschlag and Dr Allison Schaap are working in partnership with researchers from the centre of excellence for ultra-deep sea research: the Danish Center for Hadal Research (HADAL) to jointly improve understanding the processes....

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New study helps to inform salt intrusion management in estuaries

25 August 2022   Scientists from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) have made a substantial new discovery that brings a better understanding of saltwater intrusion through estuaries and could aid in the protection of vital freshwater resources against increasing salt intrusion....

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Boaty McBoatface's adventures chronicled in PopSci

08 August 2022   Boaty, the long-range autosub, has had a year. It went to, and came back from, a trip under the Antarctic ice. Shortly after, it set off on a new mission to survey the coastal ecosystems of the....

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UK ocean research community secures global expert in robotics

01 August 2022   The National Oceanography Centre (NOC), one of the world’s top ocean science organisations for research and innovation, has appointed a global expert in autonomous and robotics development to lead the UK’s national marine research facility. Dr Maaten Furlong....

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Plankton will store more carbon as Earth’s climate warms – but storage beyond the end of the century is uncertain

15 July 2022   Researchers at the University of Bristol, the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and other UK institutions predict that the amount of carbon stored by microscopic plankton will increase in the coming century. Using the latest IPCC models (Intergovernmental....

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Boaty McBoatface returns to Plymouth to monitor UK ecosystems

16 June 2022   Engineers and scientists from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) have successfully recovered the renowned state-of-the-art underwater robot, Boaty McBoatface, from Thales Turnchapel Wharf in Plymouth, where it completed its most recent deployment out in the Southwest Approaches.....

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National Oceanography Centre opens doors to world-leading European Glider Service Centre

03 May 2022   The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has partnered with subsea technology leader, Teledyne Marine, to open a new European Glider Service Centre. The partners opened the doors to the world-leading centre today, which will expand glider usage for....

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New survey points to lasting impact of Hurricane Maria on marine environments in Dominica

27 April 2022   Scientists from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) have recently discovered large seagrass beds where coral reefs might have been expected off the Island of Dominica, likely due to damage caused by Hurricane Maria in 2017. The survey....

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Scientists to study marine carbon storage around the Isle of Man

25 April 2022   A study is underway on the Isle of Man to investigate, for the first time, the Island’s marine and coastal role in storing carbon to help mitigate climate change. Scientists from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) will....

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New study to pave way for future climate models

22 April 2022   The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has led a study to investigate gaps in knowledge of the biological carbon pump, in the hope of prioritising which aspects should be included in future climate model developments, and the observations....

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NOC-led study into storm surge extremes published

01 April 2022   A Nature-published study led by scientists at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has quantified for the first time that contributions from human activity may have already altered the likelihood of storm surge extremes. The study – which....

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The NOC leads on ground-breaking carbon capture research

28 March 2022   The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has led a study to investigate gaps in knowledge of how ocean life helps store atmospheric carbon dioxide, otherwise known as the biological carbon pump. The study, published in Global Biogeochemical Cycles, found....

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NOC contributes to latest IPCC report assessing impacts of climate change

07 March 2022   The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released its next report Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. The report assesses the impacts of climate change, and reviews vulnerabilities, including capacities and limits of the natural world....

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New research shows the average winter northern hemisphere jet stream has moved

22 February 2022   New research shows that the average winter northern hemisphere jet stream position over the North Atlantic and Eurasia has moved northwards by up to 330km, and the mean winter jet speed has increased by 8% to 132mph,....

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Mini boat built by Southampton students departs on RRS Discovery

16 February 2022   A mini boat built by students from King Edward VI School in Southampton has made its maiden voyage from the city on the world-class research ship, RRS Discovery as part of a project coordinated by the National....

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National Oceanography Centre uncovers ground-breaking shifts in tipping points in marine ecosystems

27 January 2022   Scientists from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) have discovered shifts in tipping points driven by climate change, during an investigative study investigating 21st century plankton communities. Tipping points in the Earth system are a potential consequence of climate....

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

19 January 2022   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). The report – which....

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National Oceanography Centre’s Professor Ed Hill receives CBE for services to ocean and environmental sciences

18 January 2022   The National Oceanography Centre’s Chief Executive, Professor Ed Hill, received the insignia of a CBE at an investiture at Windsor Castle held by HRH the Duke of Cambridge. Professor Hill was awarded the CBE in the Queen’s....

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National Oceanography Centre takes Boaty McBoatface to travel under Antarctica’s melting Thwaites Glacier

07 December 2021   Engineers from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) have headed out to the Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica with renowned autonomous underwater vehicle, Boaty McBoatface, to help understand what is causing ice loss from the glacier and better predict....

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NOC celebrates first Sustainability and Social Responsibility Strategy successes

06 December 2021   Aligned to its established corporate values and the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has launched its first ever Sustainability and Social Responsibility (SSR) Strategy. With a reputation as the UK’s leading charity for innovative....

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UK's NOC marks step towards Net Zero tech innovations with 25th anniversary

16 November 2021   This year, the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its first Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) mission. Over the last quarter of a century, the NOC’s underwater robots have been at the centre of....

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NOC launches funding initiative to empower people to support ocean sustainability

11 November 2021   Leading charity, the National Oceanography Centre, is calling on individuals and businesses to protect the future of the ocean by joining its newly launched, Ocean Alliance. The funding programme will be an essential resource for global ocean....

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NOC announces keynote speakers for MATS 2021

08 November 2021   The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has announced the keynote speakers for this year’s Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase (MATS) 2021, which will be held as a hybrid event for the first time on 9–11 November. MATS has grown....

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National Oceanography Centre installs new tide guages in Saint Lucia to reduce vulnerability to climate change

28 October 2021   The UK’s National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is working on behalf of the Government of Saint Lucia through the Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project (DVRP) to install three new tide gauges to help reduce the island’s vulnerability to natural....

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NOC to exhibit 'Boaty McBoatface' at Ice Worlds Greenwich

25 October 2021   The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) will be taking part in Ice Worlds Greenwich, an event hosted by Royal Museums Greenwich and British Antarctic Survey on 28th-30th October. The NOC will be showcasing Autosub Long Range (ALR), better known....

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