Our Science

Our Science

The National Oceanography Centre is the UK's primary centre for providing National Capability for oceanographic sciences. Our vision is to be one of the world’s top three oceanographic research institutions, leading the way in advancement of knowledge and understanding about our oceans.

Our planet is constantly changing and climate change poses a big threat to society. Together with years of experience, innovative technology and some of the world’s leading scientists, we take on the challenge of understanding the complexity of our world’s oceans, the Earth system and the biosphere.