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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

Waves

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

Jellyfish

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.