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Ocean Business postponed until October 2021

25.02.2021
The organisers of Ocean Business have announced the event has been rescheduled from July to October 2021. The ocean technology exhibition and training forum will be deferred to the new dates of 12-14 October 2021 at the National Oceanography Centre, in Southampton UK.

International Collaboration to Develop Ultra-deep Sea Sensors Begins

25.11.2020
This month marks the start of a new international collaboration to better understand the ultra deep-sea through innovative adaptation of sensors to withstand the crushing pressures at depths of down to 11,000 metres. Funded through the NERC Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund, the project will bring together experts from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) with researchers from the newly created centre of excellence for ultra-deep sea research - the Danish Center for Hadal Research (HADAL) at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU), to jointly improve knowledge about the processes governing organic carbon degradation in deep-sea trenches.

Ocean Business Postponed until July 2021

10.11.2020
Ocean Business organiser Diversified Communications UK has confirmed that the show’s next edition has been postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The ocean technology exhibition and training forum will now take place from 6-8 July 2021 at the National Oceanography Centre, in Southampton UK.

Chief Executive of National Oceanography Centre receives CBE

12.10.2020
The National Oceanography Centre’s Chief Executive, Prof Ed Hill, has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2020 list, published today, in recognition of his services to ocean and environmental sciences.

Registration opens for the NOC’s Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase 2020

30.09.2020
Registration is now open for the National Oceanography Centre’s Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase (MATS) 2020, which will be held as a virtual event for the first time from 10–12 November.

Royal Research Ships resume scientific operations

29.09.2020
The Royal Research Ships James Cook and Discovery are resuming scientific research expeditions following the suspension of the marine facilities programme earlier in the year due to Covid-19.

Abyssal Joins Marine Robotics Innovation Centre's Thriving Community

21.08.2020
The NOC’s Marine Robotics Innovation Centre has announced that Abyssal is joining its thriving community of partners. This follows the news from earlier in the month that Cellula Robotics has partnered with the Centre.

MATS 2020 to be Held as a Virtual Conference (10-12 November, 2020)

29.07.2020
This year’s Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase (MATS 2020) will be held as a virtual event, the delivery committee announced this week.

Arctic Melt Water Leads to Enhanced Storms

28.07.2020
Freshwater in the ocean leads to extreme cold patches in the North Atlantic, which has major implications for weather over the surrounding land-masses.

National Marine Facilities Technology Road Map Published

30.06.2020
The National Oceanography Centre has this week published the National Marine Facilities (NMF) Technology Roadmap 2020-21, which outlines current capabilities and looks to the future of oceanographic science and the technology that will take us there.


New Genus of Giant Single-celled Organism Found on Pacific Seafloor Named after Moana

24.06.2020
Two new genera and four new species of giant, single-celled xenophyophores (protozoans belonging to a group called the foraminifera) were discovered in the deep Pacific Ocean during a joint project between scientists at the National Oceanography Centre, UK (NOC), the University of Hawai’i, and the University of Geneva. ‘Moana’ has inspired the name ‘Moanammina’ for one of the new genera, while the second has been named ‘Abyssalia’ in recognition of its abyssal habitat.

Fast-moving Waterfalls in the Deep Sea

19.06.2020
New research led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has discovered how fast-moving waterfalls under the sea control the shape and behaviour of submarine channels. These underwater channels are the offshore equivalents of rivers, but can be much larger. Submarine channels can extend for tens to thousands of kilometres offshore, providing an important conduit for the transfer of sediment, nutrients and pollutants, such as microplastics, to the deep-sea. Avalanches of sediment that flow down these channels also pose a hazard to networks of seafloor cables that underpin global communications, including the internet.

New Lead for the NOC's Business Development Strategy

04.06.2020
The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Huw Gullick who joins us this August as Managing Director of NOC Innovations and Associate Director of Strategic Business Development.

Expert Session Chairs Announced For MATS 2020

03.06.2020
Marine science, technology, and industry experts line up to host sessions at the NOC’s Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase 2020 (MATS 2020).The National Oceanography Centre this week announced the expert session chairs for this year’s Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase (MATS 2020), scheduled to take place from 10-12 November.

Call for Abstracts Opens for the Marine Autonomy & Technology Showcase 2020

25.03.2020
The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is calling for abstract submissions for the 2020 Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase (MATS 2020).

Sonardyne proves new long-endurance navigation capabilities in Loch Ness

10.12.2019
New standards in long-endurance underwater navigation and automated subsea positioning have been set following the successful completion of a joint project led by subsea technology specialist Sonardyne International Ltd., with partners the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and L3Harris.

Programme announced for the NOC Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase 2019

02.10.2019
The full programme has been announced for the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase (MATS) 2019, taking place from 12-14 November at the NOC's waterfront site in Southampton. MATS 2019 promises to be the biggest showcase of its kind to date, with a record number of expert speakers and a wide range of industry exhibitors lined up.

A Stone Age boat building site has been discovered underwater

22.08.2019
The Maritime Archaeological Trust has discovered a new 8,000 year old structure next to what is believed to be the oldest boat building site in the world on the Isle of Wight.
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