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Major European grant using autonomous technology awarded to NOC Scientist

Glider ballasting ready for deployments later this year

NOC oceanographer Dr Stephanie Henson has been awarded a major research grant from the European Research Council (ERC).

Saab Seaeye joins NOC Marine Robotics Innovation Centre

World leading underwater robotics company, Saab Seaeye, has joined the National Oceanography Centre’s (NOC) Marine Robotics Innovation Centre, as an Associate Member.

High-resolution mapping of deep-sea vertical walls using ocean robots

AUV mapping canyon walls

A new study published by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) combines novel autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) and remotely operated vehicle (ROV) mapping and imaging methodologies to reveal the complex 3D terrain of deep-sea vertical cliffs and the diversity of species associated with them.

Jersey sea level rise report published

The States of Jersey has today published a review looking at the impact of climate change on Jersey’s sea levels and coastline. The review, prepared by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), was based on a study commissioned by the Department of the Environment and Department for Infrastructure.

UK ocean science and robotics to help address Western Indian Ocean food security

Tanzanian fishing market

A new project focusing on Sustainable Oceans, Livelihoods and food Security Through Increased Capacity in Ecosystem research (SOLSTICE), aims to strengthen the ability of the nine Western Indian Ocean nations to address the challenges of sustainable management of marine resources.

Impacts of marine climate change demonstrated by decade of scientific collaboration

NOC scientists have contributed to a major new publication by the UK Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnership (MCCIP), which demonstrates the effects climate change is having on UK seas and coastlines.

Award for NOC partner company Marlan Maritime Technologies

Award for NOC partner company Marlan Maritime Technologies

NOC business partner Marlan Maritime Technologies has won the prestigious Merseyside Innovation Award 2017 this week.

Future changes in global tides will change flood risk and tidal energy decisions

The first comprehensive study of the impact of global sea-level rise on tides has implications for future coastal flood risk, harbour management, and the long term planning of tidal energy sites.

UK scientists to explore Changing Arctic Ocean to measure climate change threat

RRS James Clark Ross

A new £10 Million research programme to investigate how the Arctic Ocean is changing kicks off today with its first research expedition to the Barents Sea. Over 20 researchers from 16 UK research institutes join forces to understand the knock on effects of rapid warming and sea ice loss in the Arctic region.

NOC receives recognition for tsunami ready pilot project

IOC Vice Chair 2015-17 Stephen Hall with Christa von Hillebrandt-Andrade Chair of the UNESCO IOC Caribbean tsunami early warning system, and Dr Vladimir Ryabinin Executive Secretary of IOC