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Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton


List of all research projects in Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton
ProjectResearch Group
3D Chirp - Decimetre resolution sub-bottom profiling
A 4.3 million year record of arc volcanism in the Caribbean
A comprehensive framework to assess the effects of methane seeps activity on deep-sea assemblages
A hierarchical approach to the examination of the relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem service flows across coastal margins
A journey from icehouse to greenhouse and back again...a story of Antarctic ice sheet stability and CO2
Active fault kinematics during non-volcanic rifting in East Africa
Active Rift research: The Corinth Rift, Greece
Advancing low level radionuclide analysis using HR-Sector Field ICP-MS: bioassay applications
Aluminium distributions in the Atlantic Ocean
Artificial Light Impacts on Coastal Ecosystems (ALICE)
Assessing the Impact of Geo-engineering the Climate
Assessment of Sorbent Materials for the Remediation of Radionuclide Contaminated Groundwater
Barrier Dynamic Experiment II
Biogeochemical cycling in hydrothermal settings south of the Antarctic Polar Front
Biogeochemical cycling of iron and chromium in the oceans: Insights from stable isotopes
Biogeochemistry, macronutrient and carbon cycling in the benthic layer (BMCC)
Biogeography of deepwater chemosynthetic ecosystems (ChEss) - Dormant
Bottom Boundary Layer Turbulence and Abyssal Recipes (BLT Recipes)
Building resilience along the Colombian Caribbean coast in the face of sudden and slow-onset environmental hazards
Building Resilience in Galápagos Ecosystem Management to Severe Climate Change (R-GEMS)
Centennial-scale relationship of sea-level variability with global temperature & CO2 concentrations
Characterising Seismic Anisotrophy Beneath Ocean Basins
Climate change and future marine ecosystem services and biodiversity (FUTUREMARES)
Collisional magmatism
COMPADRE and COMADRE databases of population projection matrices
Comprehensive assessment of the social, environmental and economic viability of gas hydrate commercialisation
Critical Metals in Porphyry Copper Deposits
Crustal and sedimentary structure of the Eastern Black Sea Basin from long-offset seismic reflection data
Current and Future Effects of Microplastics on Marine Shelf Ecosystems (MINIMISE)
Deep Fault Drilling: a journey through an active plate boundary
Deep-Ocean Stewardship Initiative (DOSI)
Defining Nutritional Bottlenecks of Reef Coral Growth and Stress Tolerance
DETECT: Destabilisation of the Terrestrial Biosphere in Warm Climates
Development and application of molecular surveillance methods to facilitate the spatial mapping of marine invasive species in Irish nearshore and benthic habitats
Development of a volcano – Tracking the evolution of Montserrat, Lesser Antilles.
Development of Robust Automated Techniques for Radionuclide Separation
Diapycnal and Isopycnal Mixing Experiment in the Southern Ocean (DIMES)
Discovering salmon feeding grounds using fish scales
Drivers of trends and regime shifts in ocean phytoplankton and zooplankton (TROPHYZ)
Dynamics of gas hydrates in polar environments
Dynamics of the Orkney Passage Outflow (DynOPO)
ECO<sub>2</sub> sub-seabed CO<sub>2</sub> Storage: analysis of Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Data
Effects of Posidonia oceanica on sediment transport: implications for the protection of shorelines
Emerging changes in climate intra annual variability
Environmental Controls on the State of HV Cables under the Seafloor
Environmental DNA and the study of marine biological invasions
Evaluation of accuracy and uncertainty of EO parameters for global air-sea fluxes
Evolution of Carbon Cycle Dynamics (eCCD)
Evolution of faulting and magmatism during volcanic rifting in the Ethiopian Rift
Flood MEMORY: Multi-Event Modelling Of Risk & recoverY
Fluid flow associated with the Alpine Fault, South Island, New Zealand
Frequency and emplacement dynamics of huge submarine landslides in the Norwegian and Greenland Basins: Implications for landslide-tsunami hazard
From icebergs to ice sheets; provenance of ice rafted sediments
From microns to reefs: mechanistic insights into coral biomineralisation and the fate of coral reefs
Galapagos Marine Invasive Species: Prevention, Detection and Management
GAU-Radioanalytical Laboratories
Geo-archaeology - New high-resolution 3D seismic imaging
Geological storage of CO2 into oceanic crust
GGREW - Greenhouse Gas Removal by Enhanced Weathering
Global Census of Marine Life on Seamounts (CenSeam)
Great Barrier Reef: How reef morphology and sea level affects wave transmission
Holocene climate variability and environmental change from sediments of Windermere, UK
How are submarine slopes pre-conditioned to fail?
How hot will it get? Insights from the climates of the past
Hybridisation of marine biota on a changing planet
Hydrodynamic and Geotechnical Controls of Scour Around Offshore Monopiles
Hydrological Cycle Understanding (Horyuji PAGODA)
Hydrothermal Vent Geochemistry South of the Antarctic Polar Front
Hydrothermal vents on the world’s deepest seafloor spreading centre
Iceberg forecasting - from days to decades (ICECAST)
iGlass: Using interglacials to assess future sea level scenarios
Igneous Reservoirs: Controls on Porosity and Permeability
Impact of aquaculture on the British Columbian coastal zone
Impact of seabed properties on the ampacity and reliability of cables
Impacts of El Niño events on ecosystem services provided by Colombian mangroves
Impacts of ocean acidification on key benthic ecosystems, communities, habitats, species and life cycles
Impacts of W class ferries on saltmarsh erosion
Implementing an ocean biogeochemistry model in the UK Earth System Model
Implications of intraspecific trait variability across different environmental conditions for projections of marine ecosystem futures
Improved mineral exploration and exploitation strategies
Influence of Nutrient Starvation on Corals' Susceptibility to Thermal Bleaching (INCORALS)
Interaction between tectonic deformation and magmatism during volcanic rifting in Afar
Interannual to decadal ocean/climate variability
Interdependencies between biological communities, their activities and the sediment environment in determining the acoustic properties of the shelf seafloorAcoustics Group
International network for Scientific investigation of deep-sea ecosystems (INDEEP)
Iron Isotopes in seawater samples
Machine Learning for Optimal Unexploded Ordnance Mitigation
Macronutrient behaviour in estuarine systems
Mapping physical properties using reflection coefficients, a global approach
Marine Algal Biofuel
Marine biodiversity and genomics: from Population to Communities (PopCOmics)
Marine diagenesis of tephra and the carbon cycle
Marine sediment tephra
Measurement of 135Cs/137Cs in environmental samples
Measurement of Neptunium-237 and its application to environmental studies
Meridional Overturning and North Atlantic heat Content (MONACO)
MESoscale Ocean eddies and CLImate Predictability (MESO-CLIP)
Methane Seepage from the Arctic Seafloor
Micronutrient inputs from sediments to seawater
MIDAS Managing Impacts of Deep-seA reSource exploitation
Mission MoHole, A Journey into the Mantle.
Molecular responses to metal stress at hydrothermal vents
Mountains Metamorphism and Element Mobility
Movement patterns in pelagic sharks: stable isotope evidence
Nanoparticles and associated metals in landfill leachates
North vs South? What’s filling the Atlantic?
Nuclear Forensics: Determining the origin of uranium ores from geochemical signatures
Nutrient flow and ecosystem structure in marine fish communities
Oman Drilling Project
Ontogenetic movement and larval survival in North Sea Herring: A stable isotope approach
Optimising the value of near-surface seismic reflection data
Passive Imaging of the Lithosphere-Asthenosphere Boundary (PI-LAB)
Past and Present Ocean Acidification
Pb-Zn mineralisation within the Limerick Basin (SW Ireland): A role for volcanism?
Phosphorus replacement in diatom lipids: Quantification of phospholipids and non-phosphorus lipids
Physical and biological dynamic coastal processes and their role in coastal recovery (BLUEcoast)
PISTON: Does Developmental Plasticity Influence Speciation?
Plug and Play Photosynthesis for RuBisCO Independent Fuels
Processes Regulating Iron Supply at the Mesoscale in the Ross Sea (PRISM-RS)
Quantifying and Monitoring Potential Ecosystem Impacts of Geological Carbon Storage (QICS)
Quantifying Human Influence on Ocean Melting of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet
Quantifying Protein Catalysts in Marine Systems
Quaternary sea-level changes
Radium in Changing Environments: A Novel Tracer of Iron Fluxes at Ocean Margins (RaCE:TraX)
RAGNARoCC: Radiatively active gases from the North Atlantic Region and Climate Change
RAPID-MOC (Meridional Overturning Circulation)
Rare earth elements as geochemical tracers of hydrothermal processes in the Southern Ocean
RESET: Response of humans to abrupt Environmental Transitions
Resolving past changes in ocean oxygenation
Ridge flank hydrothermal circulation: Juan de Fuca Ridge Flank
RiftVolc - Rift Volcanism: Past, Present and Future
Rips and risk: An investigation of the hazard signature
Ritmare: WP4.A5 - Hydrodynamic and morphodynamic modelling of lagoon systems
Role of Ocean Biogeochemical Reorganisation in the Intensification of Northern Hemisphere Glaciation
Safer Operations at Sea - Supported by Operational Simulations (SOS-SOS)
Sailing Away: Global Seismic Imaging of the Oceanic Plates
SALOA Climate change and the costs of survival in two species of marine crabs with contrasting abilities to compensate for environmental change
Seasonally resolved Lateglacial climate variability from the laminated sediments of Windermere
Sediment transport pathways offshore between Poole and Christchurch Bays
Sediment-water column exchange of nutrients in coastal and shelf-sea waters
Segmentation, fault structure and tsunamigenesis of the Sumatran Subduction Zone
Sentinel products for detecting EUtROphication and Harmful Algal Bloom events in the French-English Channel (S-3 EUROHAB)
Sentinel products for detecting EUtROphication and Harmful Algal Bloom events in the French-English Channel (S-3 EUROHAB)
Significance of subsurface phytoplankton thin layers for primary production and the carbon cycle in UK summer stratified coastal and shelf seas
Single Turnover Active Fluorescence of Enclosed Samples for Aquatic Primary Productivity (STAFES-APP)
SONIC – Shortcut in the Oceanic NItrogen Cycle
Southern Ocean Carbon and Heat Impact on Climate (SO-CHIC)
Southern Ocean Carbon Uptake
STEMM-CCS – Strategies for the Environmental Monitoring of Marine Carbon Capture and Storage
Storms and Their Seismic Signals: Can seismometers be used to study oceans?
Structure and structural permeability of active rift systems, examples of the Kermadec Arc, SW Pacific and the Main Ethiopian Rift, Ethiopia
Structure, fluid flow and earthquake potential of the Makran Subduction Zone, Pakistan
Sumatran Earthquake Segment Boundaries Consortium
Superfast spread crust, deep drilling at IODP Site 1256
Surface ocean lower atmosphere study (SOLAS)
Surge Watch: An interactive and multi-purpose database of coastal flooding events for the UK
Swire NOCS Ocean Monitoring System (SNOMS)
Tapping the Unused Potential of Photosynthesis
The Accretion of Lower Oceanic Crust
The Changing Arctic Ocean Seafloor (ChAOS) - how changing sea ice conditions impact biological communities, biogeochemical processes and ecosystems
The genomics of adaptation and its consequences for marine biological invasions
The influence of environmental variability on the ecological performance of native and non-native marine organisms
The influence of reefs on coastal oceanography, erosion and recovery
The Mid-Palaeozoic biotic crisis: Setting the trajectory of Tetrapod evolution
The nature and extent of seafloor basement weathering within the South Pacific Gyre
The Potential Health Effects of Transition Metals in Particulate Air Pollution
The role of climate change, species invasions and hybridisation in the redistribution of marine biodiversity
The role of habitat gaps and oceanography on the biogeography of rocky intertidal species over historic time scales
The supply of iron from shelf sediments to the ocean
The Taphonomy of Historic Wreck Sites
Tidal inlet stability on Urdaibai Estuary, Spain
TRANSCEND – Transformative Science and Engineering for Nuclear Decommissioning
Trans-Haiti: Crustal-scale geodynamics of the Hispaniola boundary in the Caribbean
Transitioning to a forested planet
TRANSPLAS – Developing a Transnational Plastics Network
Transport of toxic metals in clay landfill linings: influence of nanoparticles
Triggering of major volcanic eruptions recorded by cumulates
Trophic and Spacial Ecology of Marine Predators
UK ocean acidification impacts on the surface ocean (UKOARP)
Understanding changes in Cenozoic carbonate chemistry
Understanding diachroneity: Palaeoenvironmental controls on dispersal of planktonic foraminifera in the Plio-Pleistocene oceans
Understanding the exceptional heat tolerance of reef corals from the Persian/Arabian Gulf
Underwater large-area high resolution monitoring by Distributed Optical Fibre Acoustic Sensors
Venice lagoon
Vertical turbulence structures in the benthic boundary layer as related to suspended sediment
Volcanic edifice collapse: processes, timing, and impact on volcano evolution
Waste reduction and recycling in nuclear decommissioning
When will 1.5°C of warming occur, and what will the consequences be? (ADJUST1.5)
Windermere Research
X-ray core scanners as a novel environmental forensic tool
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