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List of all research projects in Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton
ProjectResearch Group
3D Chirp - Decimetre resolution sub-bottom profilingGeology and Geophysics
A 4.3 million year record of arc volcanism in the CaribbeanGeochemistry
A hierarchical approach to the examination of the relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem service flows across coastal margins (CBESS)Marine Biology and Ecology
A journey from icehouse to greenhouse and back again...a story of Antarctic ice sheet stability and CO2Geochemistry
Abrupt Ocean Acidification EventsGeochemistry,
Palaeoceanography and Palaeoclimate
Active fault kinematics during non-volcanic rifting in East AfricaGeology and Geophysics
Active-source seismic refraction across the Sumatra subduction zoneGeology and Geophysics
Advancing low level radionuclide analysis using HR-Sector Field ICP-MS: bioassay applicationsGeochemistry
Aluminium distributions in the Atlantic OceanGeochemistry
Arctic Deep Water Rates of Export (ANDREX)Physical Oceanography
Arctic Hydrate Dissociation as a Consequence of Climate Change: Determining the vulnerable methane reservoir and gas escape mechanismsGeology and Geophysics
Arctic methane at a tipping point: Estimating the amount of sub seabed methaneGeology and Geophysics
Arctic Synoptic Basin-wide Observations (ASBO)Physical Oceanography
Assessing the Impact of Geo-engineering the ClimatePhysical Oceanography
Assessment of Sorbent Materials for the Remediation of Radionuclide Contaminated GroundwaterGeochemistry
Barrier Dynamic Experiment II
Biogeochemical cycling in hydrothermal settings south of the Antarctic Polar FrontGeochemistry,
Marine Biogeochemistry
Biogeochemistry, macronutrient and carbon cycling in the benthic layer (BMCC)Marine Biology and Ecology
Biogeography of deepwater chemosynthetic ecosystems (ChEss) - DormantGeochemistry,
Marine Biology and Ecology
Biominerals Diagenisis and PalaeoproxiesGeochemistry
BLUE MINING: Breakthrough solutions for sustainable deep-sea mining value chainGeology and Geophysics
Calcium carbonate veins as recorders of past ocean chemistryGeochemistry
CaNDyFloSS: Carbon and Nutrient Dynamics and Fluxes over Shelf SystemsMarine Biogeochemistry
Carbon isotopes in otoliths: a new palaeoecological proxy?Geochemistry
Census of Marine Life (CoML)Marine Biology and Ecology
Centennial-scale relationship of sea-level variability with global temperature & CO2 concentrationsPalaeoceanography and Palaeoclimate
Century of variability in Greenland melting and iceberg calvingPhysical Oceanography
Characterising Seismic Anisotrophy Beneath Ocean BasinsGeology and Geophysics
CHIMNEYGeology and Geophysics
CLimate scale analysis of Air and Water massesPhysical Oceanography
Control of the ACC system by eddies, topography and localised forcingPhysical Oceanography
Controls on Megathrust Earthquake SegmentationGeology and Geophysics
Coupled change in global climate and the carbon cycle across the Eocene-Oligocene transition: New insight from the Pacific Ocean, IODP Exp 320Geochemistry,
Palaeoceanography and Palaeoclimate
Critical Metals in Porphyry Copper DepositsGeochemistry,
Geology and Geophysics
Deep Fault Drilling: a journey through an active plate boundaryGeochemistry
Deep-Ocean Stewardship Initiative (DOSI)Marine Biology and Ecology
DeepseasMarine Biology and Ecology
Deepseascape Image LibraryMarine Biology and Ecology
Descent into the IcehouseGeochemistry,
Physical Oceanography,
Palaeoceanography and Palaeoclimate
Detection of abrupt changes in land and ocean ecosystemsPhysical Oceanography
Development of a volcano – Tracking the evolution of Montserrat, Lesser Antilles. Geochemistry
Development of Robust Automated Techniques for Radionuclide SeparationGeochemistry
Diapycnal and Isopycnal Mixing Experiment in the Southern Ocean (DIMES)Physical Oceanography
Discovering salmon feeding grounds using fish scalesGeochemistry
Drivers of trends and regime shifts in ocean phytoplankton and zooplankton (TROPHYZ)Physical Oceanography
Dynamics of gas hydrates in polar environmentsGeology and Geophysics
ECO2 Sub-seabed CO2 Storage: Impact on Marine EcosystemsMarine Biology and Ecology
ECO<sub>2</sub> sub-seabed CO<sub>2</sub> Storage: analysis of Autonomous Underwater Vehicle DataGeology and Geophysics
Effects of Posidonia oceanica on sediment transport: implications for the protection of shorelinesGeology and Geophysics
Emerging changes in climate intra annual variabilityPhysical Oceanography
Environmental Controls on the State of HV Cables under the SeafloorGeology and Geophysics
Environmental DNA and the study of marine biological invasionsMarine Biology and Ecology
Evaluation of accuracy and uncertainty of EO parameters for global air-sea fluxesPhysical Oceanography
Evolution of Carbon Cycle Dynamics (eCCD)Palaeoceanography and Palaeoclimate,
Physical Oceanography
Evolution of faulting and magmatism during volcanic rifting in the Ethiopian RiftGeology and Geophysics
Evolution of Modern Marine EcosystemsGeochemistry
Exploring the Deep OceanMarine Biology and Ecology
Flood MEMORY: Multi-Event Modelling Of Risk & recoverYPhysical Oceanography
Fluid flow associated with the Alpine Fault, South Island, New ZealandGeochemistry,
Geology and Geophysics
Frequency and emplacement dynamics of huge submarine landslides in the Norwegian and Greenland Basins: Implications for landslide-tsunami hazardGeology and Geophysics
From icebergs to ice sheets; provenance of ice rafted sedimentsGeochemistry
Galapagos Marine Invasive Species: Prevention, Detection and ManagementMarine Biology and Ecology
Galicia 3D - Exploring ancient continental breakup west of SpainGeology and Geophysics
GAU-Radioanalytical LaboratoriesGeochemistry
Geo-archaeology - New high-resolution 3D seismic imagingGeology and Geophysics
Geochemistry of fish otolithsGeochemistry
Geological storage of CO2 into oceanic crustGeochemistry,
Geology and Geophysics
GeotracesMarine Biogeochemistry
Global Census of Marine Life on Seamounts (CenSeam)Marine Biology and Ecology
Great Barrier Reef: How reef morphology and sea level affects wave transmissionGeology and Geophysics
Holocene climate variability and environmental change from sediments of Windermere, UKPalaeoceanography and Palaeoclimate,
Palaeoenvironmental Laboratory at the University of Southampton (PLUS)
How are submarine slopes pre-conditioned to fail?Geology and Geophysics
How hot will it get? Insights from the climates of the pastGeochemistry
Hybridisation of marine biota on a changing planetMarine Biology and Ecology
Hydrodynamic and Geotechnical Controls of Scour Around Offshore MonopilesGeology and Geophysics
Hydrological Cycle Understanding (Horyuji PAGODA)Physical Oceanography
Hydrothermal Vent Geochemistry South of the Antarctic Polar FrontGeochemistry
Hydrothermal vents on the world’s deepest seafloor spreading centreGeochemistry
Iceberg forecasting - from days to decades (ICECAST)Physical Oceanography
iGlass: Using interglacials to assess future sea level scenariosPalaeoceanography and Palaeoclimate
Igneous Reservoirs: Controls on Porosity and PermeabilityGeochemistry,
Geology and Geophysics
Imaging continental breakup with ocean bottom seismic techniques: Galicia Bank continental marginGeology and Geophysics
Impact of aquaculture on the British Columbian coastal zoneGeology and Geophysics
Impact of seabed properties on the ampacity and reliability of cablesGeology and Geophysics
Impacts of ocean acidification on key benthic ecosystems, communities, habitats, species and life cyclesMarine Biology and Ecology
Impacts of W class ferries on saltmarsh erosionGeology and Geophysics
Implementing an ocean biogeochemistry model in the UK Earth System ModelPhysical Oceanography
Improved mineral exploration and exploitation strategiesGeology and Geophysics
Influence of Nutrient Starvation on Corals' Susceptibility to Thermal Bleaching (INCORALS)Marine Biology and Ecology
Integration of CSEM and seismic data for mapping gas hydrates at CNE03Geology and Geophysics
Interaction between tectonic deformation and magmatism during volcanic rifting in AfarGeology and Geophysics
Interannual to decadal ocean/climate variabilityPalaeoceanography and Palaeoclimate
International network for Scientific investigation of deep-sea ecosystems (INDEEP)Marine Biology and Ecology
Inversion of very-high-resolution reflection data to quantify sediment propertiesGeology and Geophysics
Iron Isotopes in seawater samplesGeochemistry
Landslides glide plane mechanics using seismic reflection data and numerical modellingGeology and Geophysics
Macronutrient behaviour in estuarine systemsGeochemistry,
Marine Biogeochemistry
Mapping physical properties using reflection coefficients, a global approachGeology and Geophysics
Marine Algal BiofuelMarine Biogeochemistry
Marine diagenesis of tephra and the carbon cycleGeochemistry
Measurement of 135Cs/137Cs in environmental samplesGeochemistry
Measurement of Neptunium-237 and its application to environmental studiesGeochemistry
Meridional Overturning and North Atlantic heat Content (MONACO)Physical Oceanography
MESoscale Ocean eddies and CLImate Predictability (MESO-CLIP)Physical Oceanography
Methane Seepage from the Arctic SeafloorGeochemistry
Micronutrient inputs from sediments to seawaterGeochemistry
MIDAS Managing Impacts of Deep-seA reSource exploitationMarine Biology and Ecology
Mission MoHole, A Journey into the Mantle.Geochemistry
Molecular responses to metal stress at hydrothermal ventsGeochemistry
Mountains Metamorphism and Element MobilityGeochemistry
Movement patterns in pelagic sharks: stable isotope evidenceGeochemistry
Nanoparticles and associated metals in landfill leachatesGeochemistry
North vs South? What’s filling the Atlantic? Geochemistry
Nuclear Forensics: Determining the origin of uranium ores from geochemical signaturesGeochemistry
Nutrient flow and ecosystem structure in marine fish communitiesGeochemistry
Oman Drilling ProjectGeochemistry
Ontogenetic movement and larval survival in North Sea Herring: A stable isotope approachGeochemistry
Overpressure Development in Deep Basins: Linking Measures and Models Geology and Geophysics
Passive Imaging of the Lithosphere-Asthenosphere Boundary (PI-LAB)Geology and Geophysics
Past and Present Ocean AcidificationGeochemistry
Pb-Zn mineralisation within the Limerick Basin (SW Ireland): A role for volcanism?Geology and Geophysics
Phosphorus replacement in diatom lipids: Quantification of phospholipids and non-phosphorus lipidsGeochemistry
Physical Properties of Oceanic Lower Crustal and Uppermost Mantle Rocks from Atlantis Massif, Mid-Atlantic Ridge Geology and Geophysics
PISTON: Does Developmental Plasticity Influence Speciation?Palaeoceanography and Palaeoclimate,
Marine Biology and Ecology,
Agents, Interaction and Complexity,
Engineering Materials
Plug and Play Photosynthesis for RuBisCO Independent FuelsMarine Biogeochemistry
Processes Regulating Iron Supply at the Mesoscale in the Ross Sea (PRISM-RS)Marine Biogeochemistry
Quantifying and Monitoring Potential Ecosystem Impacts of Geological Carbon Storage (QICS)Geology and Geophysics,
Marine Biology and Ecology
Quantifying Protein Catalysts in Marine SystemsMarine Biogeochemistry
Quaternary sea-level changesPalaeoceanography and Palaeoclimate
Radium in Changing Environments: A Novel Tracer of Iron Fluxes at Ocean Margins (RaCE:TraX)Marine Biogeochemistry
RAGNARoCC: Radiatively active gases from the North Atlantic Region and Climate ChangeMarine Biogeochemistry
RAPID-MOC (Meridional Overturning Circulation)Physical Oceanography
Rare earth elements as geochemical tracers of hydrothermal processes in the Southern OceanGeochemistry
RESET: Response of humans to abrupt Environmental TransitionsPalaeoceanography and Palaeoclimate
Resolving past changes in ocean oxygenationGeochemistry
Ridge flank hydrothermal circulation: Juan de Fuca Ridge FlankGeochemistry
RiftVolc - Rift volcanism: past, present and futureGeology and Geophysics
Rips and risk: An investigation of the hazard signatureGeology and Geophysics
Ritmare: WP4.A5 - Hydrodynamic and morphodynamic modelling of lagoon systemsGeology and Geophysics
Role of Ocean Biogeochemical Reorganisation in the Intensification of Northern Hemisphere Glaciation Geochemistry,
Palaeoceanography and Palaeoclimate
Safer Operations at Sea - Supported by Operational Simulations (SOS-SOS)Physical Oceanography
Sailing Away: Global Seismic Imaging of the Oceanic Plates Geology and Geophysics
SALOA Climate change and the costs of survival in two species of marine crabs with contrasting abilities to compensate for environmental changeMarine Biology and Ecology
Seasonally resolved Lateglacial climate variability from the laminated sediments of WindermerePalaeoceanography and Palaeoclimate,
Geology and Geophysics
Sediment transport pathways offshore between Poole and Christchurch BaysGeology and Geophysics
Sediment-water column exchange of nutrients in coastal and shelf-sea watersMarine Biogeochemistry,
Geology and Geophysics
Segmentation, fault structure and tsunamigenesis of the Sumatran Subduction ZoneGeology and Geophysics
Sentinel products for detecting EUtROphication and Harmful Algal Bloom events in the French-English Channel (S-3 EUROHAB)Marine Biogeochemistry
Shark and other fish eye lenses – a window to cryptic life history behaviours.Geochemistry
Significance of subsurface phytoplankton thin layers for primary production and the carbon cycle in UK summer stratified coastal and shelf seasMarine Biogeochemistry
Southern Ocean FINEstructure (SOFINE)Physical Oceanography
STEMM-CCS – Strategies for the Environmental Monitoring of Marine Carbon Capture and StorageGeology and Geophysics,
Storms and Their Seismic Signals: Can seismometers be used to study oceans?Geology and Geophysics
Structure and structural permeability of active rift systems, examples of the Kermadec Arc, SW Pacific and the Main Ethiopian Rift, EthiopiaGeology and Geophysics
Structure, fluid flow and earthquake potential of the Makran Subduction Zone, PakistanGeology and Geophysics
Sumatran Earthquake Segment Boundaries ConsortiumGeology and Geophysics
Superfast spread crust, deep drilling at IODP Site 1256Geochemistry
Surface ocean lower atmosphere study (SOLAS)Marine Biogeochemistry
Surge Watch: An interactive and multi-purpose database of coastal flooding events for the UKGeology and Geophysics
Swire NOCS Ocean Monitoring System (SNOMS)Marine Biogeochemistry
Testing ice sheet models and modelled estimates of Earth’s climate sensitivity using Miocene palaeoclimate dataGeochemistry,
Palaeoceanography and Palaeoclimate
The Accretion of Lower Oceanic CrustGeochemistry
The genomics of adaptation and its consequences for marine biological invasionsMarine Biology and Ecology
The influence of environmental variability on the ecological performance of native and non-native marine organismsMarine Biology and Ecology
The influence of reefs on coastal oceanography, erosion and recoveryGeology and Geophysics
The Mid-Palaeozoic biotic crisis: Setting the trajectory of Tetrapod evolutionPalaeoceanography and Palaeoclimate
The nature and extent of seafloor basement weathering within the South Pacific GyreGeochemistry
The Porcupine Basin ProjectGeology and Geophysics
The Potential Health Effects of Transition Metals in Particulate Air PollutionGeochemistry
The response of offshore Arctic methane hydrate to ocean warming during the next three centuriesGeology and Geophysics
The role of climate change, species invasions and hybridisation in the redistribution of marine biodiversityMarine Biology and Ecology
The role of habitat gaps and oceanography on the biogeography of rocky intertidal species over historic time scalesMarine Biology and Ecology
The supply of iron from shelf sediments to the oceanMarine Biogeochemistry
The Taphonomy of Historic Wreck SitesGeology and Geophysics
Tidal inlet stability on Urdaibai Estuary, SpainGeology and Geophysics
Timing, Causes and Consequences of the Decline in Pliocene pCO2Geochemistry,
Palaeoceanography and Palaeoclimate
Trans-Haiti: Crustal-scale geodynamics of the Hispaniola boundary in the CaribbeanGeology and Geophysics
Transitioning to a forested planetPalaeoceanography and Palaeoclimate
Transport of toxic metals in clay landfill linings: influence of nanoparticlesGeochemistry
Triggering of major volcanic eruptions recorded by cumulatesGeochemistry
Trophic and Spacial Ecology of Marine PredatorsGeochemistry
UK ocean acidification impacts on the surface ocean (UKOARP)Marine Biogeochemistry,
Marine Biology and Ecology
Understanding changes in Cenozoic carbonate chemistryGeochemistry
Understanding the exceptional heat tolerance of reef corals from the Persian/Arabian GulfMarine Biology and Ecology
Venice lagoonGeology and Geophysics
Vertical turbulence structures in the benthic boundary layer as related to suspended sedimentGeology and Geophysics
Volcanic edifice collapse: processes, timing, and impact on volcano evolution Geology and Geophysics
Waste reduction and recycling in nuclear decommissioningGeochemistry
When will 1.5°C of warming occur, and what will the consequences be? (ADJUST1.5)Energy and Climate Change ,
Coastal Engineering and Management,
Physical Oceanography,
Palaeoceanography and Palaeoclimate,
Where did all the CO2 go? Insights from boron isotopes in deep-sea coralsGeochemistry
Windermere ResearchGeology and Geophysics,
Palaeoceanography and Palaeoclimate
X-ray core scanners as a novel environmental forensic toolGeochemistry

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