National Oceanography Centre, Southampton

Marine snow fuels life on the sea-floor

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 ...

dateSep 29, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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New technology for remotely mapping beaches

Science and industry will now be able to map beaches and sandbanks without getting any feet wet. This follows three years of collaborative research resulting in a new commercial licence between National Oceanography Centre ...

dateSep 05, 2016 in Environment
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New project investigates the global warming hiatus

To investigate why the global warming trend varies from decade to decade, scientists from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) will work alongside those from nine other research organisations as part of a major new multidisciplinary ...

dateMar 10, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Sea level mapped from space with GPS reflections

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 ...

dateFeb 22, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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