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Latest News and Events

A Stone Age boat building site has been discovered underwater

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. Director of the Maritime Archaeological Trust, Garry Momber, said “... Read More

Latest NOC Autosub completes Loch Ness trials

ALR1500 being prepared for deployment
The latest Autosub Long Range (ALR) vehicles being developed by the National Oceanography Centre have completed their first round of commissioning trials in the waters of Loch Ness, Scotland, marking a major milestone on their journey to active... Read More

DNA tests of UK waters could help catch invasive species early

A team of scientists from the University of Southampton, Bangor University and the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) have discovered several artificially introduced species in the coastal waters of southern England, using a genetic technique that... Read More

Opportunities for media to join scientific expeditions on-board the RRS Discovery and RRS James Cook, as well as shore based deployments of autonomous vehicles, and events, will be posted here.

Media wishing to join a research expedition on a ship should read the Media Activities Aboard NERC Ships Policy and submit the formal request form contained within the document.

 

 

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