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Coastal Cities at Risk from Rapid Sea-level Rise with Warming above Two Degrees

Coastal Cities at Risk from Rapid Sea-level Rise with Warming above Two Degrees

08 November 2016   The first predications of coastal sea level with warming of two degrees by 2040 show an average rate of increase three times higher than the 20th century rate of sea level rise.

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Line-up Announced for UK's First Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase

Line-up Announced for UK's First Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase

03 November 2016   The UK’s National Oceanography Centre has announced the line-up for its brand new Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase which is running from 14-18 November at the NOC’s waterfront site in Southampton.

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Liquid Robotics joins the National Oceanography Centre’s Marine Robotics Innovation Centre

Liquid Robotics joins the National Oceanography Centre’s Marine Robotics Innovation Centre

02 November 2016   Liquid Robotics, the leader in long duration, unmanned surface ocean robots has become the newest Associate Member of the National Oceanography Centre’s (NOC) Marine Robotics Innovation Centre.

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Europe Collaborates to Coordinate Open Ocean Observatories

Europe Collaborates to Coordinate Open Ocean Observatories

28 September 2016   European scientists are joining forces to better understand oceanic change, by coordinating ocean data acquisition, analysis and response on scales ranging from the provincial to the global.

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NOC Launches New Collaborative Platform for Oil and Gas Industry

NOC Launches New Collaborative Platform for Oil and Gas Industry

13 September 2016   The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has today launched a new collaborative way of working with the oil and gas industry.

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Industry Collaboration Helps Oceanographers Study Climate

Industry Collaboration Helps Oceanographers Study Climate

26 August 2016   Measuring devices being installed on a cargo ship will provide oceanographers with vital data on the oceans’ ability to slow the build-up of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere as part of a major new collaboration between industry and the National Oceanography Centre (NOC).

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Marine Snow Fuels Life on the Sea-floor

Marine Snow Fuels Life on the Sea-floor

03 August 2016   City-sized maps of terrain and life on the sea-floor have revealed that drifts of ‘marine snow’ on submarine hillsides act as a source of food to fuel a higher biomass of marine life on the hills than on the flatter plains surrounding hills.

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New UK Marine Technology Show Launched

New UK Marine Technology Show Launched

01 July 2016   The UK’s National Oceanography Centre is to host a brand new marine autonomy and technology showcase in November this year.

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Expedition to Test New Technologies for Deep Sea Deposit Exploration

Expedition to Test New Technologies for Deep Sea Deposit Exploration

30 June 2016   A research cruise this summer, led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), will address the massive technical challenges in exploring for sea-floor mineral deposits.

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UK’s Oldest Deep-water Marine Protected Area Successfully Protects Coral Reefs

UK’s Oldest Deep-water Marine Protected Area Successfully Protects Coral Reefs

29 June 2016   A unique study recently published by scientists from the National Oceanography Centre and University College Cork shows that deep, cold-water corals are very slow to recover from damage.

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Whistling Wormholes Discovered in the Caribbean

Whistling Wormholes Discovered in the Caribbean

27 June 2016   National Oceanography Centre scientists have discovered the Caribbean Sea works like a whistle.

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Technology Partnership to Provide Vital New Information to Coastal Engineers

Technology Partnership to Provide Vital New Information to Coastal Engineers

08 June 2016   The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has entered into a two year Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Marlan Maritime Technologies Ltd to develop innovative remote sensing services for the survey of intertidal zones.

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Biological Insights to Help Protect Coastlines

Biological Insights to Help Protect Coastlines

29 April 2016   The first project to investigate the role of biological processes on the future evolution of the UK coastline is expected to produce valuable insights that will shape coastal protection policy.

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New Member for Southampton Marine Robotics Innovation Centre

New Member for Southampton Marine Robotics Innovation Centre

22 April 2016   Subsea technology company, Sonardyne International Ltd, has become the newest Associate Member of the National Oceanography Centre’s (NOC) Marine Robotics Innovation Centre.

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Sea Level Mapped from Space with GPS Reflections

Sea Level Mapped from Space with GPS Reflections

22 February 2016   The GPS signal used for ‘sat-navs’ could help improve understanding of ocean currents, according to new research published in Geophysical Research Letters by National Oceanography Centre (NOC) scientists, alongside colleagues from the University of Michigan and Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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Optical Data Sheds Light on Global Environmental Change

Optical Data Sheds Light on Global Environmental Change

09 February 2016   To understand the role of the ocean in global environmental change and to progress oceanography in developing countries the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) will be leading a working group aiming to build the world’s largest database on carbon flux measurements from optical sensors.

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Robot-subs Inform Protection of English Deep-sea Corals

Robot-subs Inform Protection of English Deep-sea Corals

18 January 2016   A fleet of robotic submarines, based at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), head-quartered in in Southampton, have been used to map vulnerable cold-water coral reefs in the deep ocean off southwest England.

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Mystery of Heat Loss from the Earth’s Crust has been Solved

Mystery of Heat Loss from the Earth’s Crust has been Solved

22 December 2015   The first discovery of a new type of hydrothermal vent system in a decade helps explain the long observed disconnect between the theoretical rate at which the Earth’s crust is cooling at seafloor spreading ridge flanks, and actual observations.

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Oceanographers Use Super-computers to Help Farmers in Bangladesh

Oceanographers Use Super-computers to Help Farmers in Bangladesh

17 December 2015   A computer model that aims to provide physical information on the Bangladesh delta to policy makers there, has received the ‘impact’ award from the national super-computing facility, ARCHER.

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Official Opening of the NOC’s Marine Robotics Innovation Centre

Official Opening of the NOC’s Marine Robotics Innovation Centre

24 November 2015   A £3 million centre to develop new technology for the emerging marine robotics sector was officially opened by Science Minister Jo Johnson yesterday, the 23rd of November 2015.

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National Oceanography Centre Showcases Marine Innovation in London

National Oceanography Centre Showcases Marine Innovation in London

05 November 2015   The National Oceanography Centre has won a place at Innovate 2015, which takes place on 9th and 10th November at Old Billingsgate in London.

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Sand-engine to Protect Against Coastal Erosion

Sand-engine to Protect Against Coastal Erosion

29 October 2015   The UK’s first investigation into the use of beach widening to reduce coastal flooding and erosion is being led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) in partnership with the University of Liverpool.

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Drilling the Earth’s Mantle Beneath the Atlantic Ocean

Drilling the Earth’s Mantle Beneath the Atlantic Ocean

23 October 2015   An international team of scientists will set sail from Southampton to drill through the Earth’s mantle in the centre of the Atlantic Ocean.

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Robot School Opens to Help Address Environmental Challenges

Robot School Opens to Help Address Environmental Challenges

22 October 2015   The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is a partner in a new £2.

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A Year of Discovery – Unlocking the Secrets of the Shelf Seas

A Year of Discovery – Unlocking the Secrets of the Shelf Seas

06 October 2015   The Royal Research Ship Discovery has completed her first year of research.

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Impacts of Extreme North Atlantic Winter Cooling

Impacts of Extreme North Atlantic Winter Cooling

25 September 2015   New research has revealed the impact on the North Atlantic of severe ocean surface heat loss during the extreme winter 2013-14.

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Understanding how Critical Elements are Formed in the Deep Ocean

Understanding how Critical Elements are Formed in the Deep Ocean

22 September 2015   UK and Brazilian scientists will be working together to study the formation of critical ocean minerals essential for new technology – particularly environmental technology such as photovoltaic cells.

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Robots Help to Map England’s Only Deepwater Marine Conservation Zone

Robots Help to Map England’s Only Deepwater Marine Conservation Zone

16 September 2015   The first true three-dimensional picture of submarine canyon habitats has been produced using a unique combination of marine robotics and ship-based measurements.

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Blue Whale Photographed in English Waters

Blue Whale Photographed in English Waters

02 September 2015   An incredibly rare sighting of a Blue Whale in English waters was captured on camera by scientists from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) on-board the RRS James Cook.

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NOC and WWF in Partnership for Novel Marine Robotic Vehicle Trials

NOC and WWF in Partnership for Novel Marine Robotic Vehicle Trials

20 August 2015   The National Oceanography Centre has today begun the latest in a series of ambitious marine robotic vehicle trials off the UK coast.

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