Special Interest Groups
The Deep-Sea Ecosystems SIG aims to bring together UK researchers working on deep-sea ecosystems to facilitate coordination of research efforts.
Ocean Wind Waves
Coastal and Shelf Seas
This group provides a focal point for the UK community to discuss and plan future multidisciplinary research into coastal ocean and shelf sea process.
Sea Level SIG
The Sea Level SIG provides access to sea level data, pre-prints of recent research papers, discussions and more
Sea Ice SIG
Encompassing the UK sea-ice research community covering aspects of in situ and remote observation, modelling and climatology.
Advances in Marine Biogeochemistry
All aspects of marine biogeochemistry
Ocean Modelling Group
The modelling of the oceans at a range of scales
Marine Science and Policy SIG
Marine Science Data Management
The Marine Science Data Management group will provide a forum to discuss data management challenges faced by a range of marine science institutions and aims to promote data management best practices from collection through to archival, delivery and reuse.
News items from the NOC Association and the Marine Facilities Advisory Board
The details of the membership of the Decade Working Group (DWG), that was announced at the May 2021 AGM of the NOC Association, are now available:
NOC Association of Marine Science National Capability Beneficiaries | National Oceanography Centre
The March 2021 minutes of the Marine Facilities Advisory Board are available here: Marine_Facilities_Advisory Board_March_2021_minutes.pdf (noc.ac.uk)
Are your institution’s details up to date on the The UK Marine Science and Technology Compendium? If not, please let the Secretary know.
Secretary to the NOCA and MFAB: Jackie Pearson, email@example.com National Oceanography Centre
Report on Impacts of Covid-19
Summary Report on the Impacts of Covid-19 available from the NOCA AGM
Cancellation of 2020/21 Challenger Conference
Sadly, the postponed 2020 Challenger Conference to be hosted at SAMs from 6th September 2021 has also been cancelled.