The University of Southampton
Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton

As a world centre for degrees in ocean and Earth science, we seek to understand how the ocean fits within the dynamic Earth system.

Our unique waterfront campus, based at the National Oceanography Centre Southampton, has allowed us to recruit top-level researchers and educators from around the world. We work within the areas of geochemistry, geology and geophysics, marine biogeochemistry, marine biology and ecology, palaeoceanography and palaeoclimate and physical oceanography.

Through degree programmes in oceanography, marine biology, geology and geophysics, our ocean and Earth science students have access to research vessels, ocean technology and opportunities for fieldwork and scientific cruises not available in standard university environments.

  • 15 July 2016

    Calcification – does it pay off in the fut...

    An international research team has calculated the costs and benefit...

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  • 13 July 2016

    University of Southampton Open Days – We m...

    The Ocean and Earth Science July Open Days took place this weekend ...

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  • 5 July 2016

    First fossil facial tumour discovered in a...

    The first-ever record of a tumourous facial swelling found in a fos...

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