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A new NERC Data Policy - 13 December 2010
A new NERC Data Policy will come into force in January 2011. It reflects NERC's continuing commitment to openness and transparency in the research process and the government's requirement for open access to public data. [more]
Improved 'online shopping' for data - 24 November 2010
BODC announces a new release of our 'all data series' download service. This provides online delivery for data (~ 76,000 series) held in the National Oceanographic Database (NODB). [more]
New GEBCO_08 Grid released - 17 November 2010
Version 20100927 of the GEBCO_08 Grid includes updated bathymetry for the Black Sea, Caspian Sea and Weddell Sea. [more]
BODC at sea - 03 November 2010
Two BODC Data Scientists are currently participating in NERC research cruises in the Atlantic Ocean. [more]
NERC Environmental Data Centres - 15 October 2010
NERC is seeking the views of the wider scientific community to discover if the activities of the NERC environmental data centres are meeting your needs. [more]
Vocabulary Editor Client - 27 September 2010
BODC announces the launch of the VocabEditor Client (version 1.0) which allows external authorities 'editing access' to controlled vocabularies held within the NERC Vocabulary Server. [more]
Charting Progress 2: The state of UK seas - 17 August 2010
BODC has contributed to the Charting Progress 2 (CP2) report which was launched publicly on 21 July 2010 by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Natural Environment and Fisheries. [more]
EDMED - 09 July 2010
On behalf of the SeaDataNet community BODC announce the release of the display interface for the European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED) - (version 1.0). [more]
BODC welcomes new NOC Director - 14 April 2010
Professor Edward Hill BODC wishes to welcome Professor Edward Hill as the new Director of our host laboratory, NERC's National Oceanography Centre (NOC). [more]
SeaDataNet Virtual Data System - 08 March 2010
BODC, with an initial contribution of more than 10,000 data series, has joined 24 other SeaDataNet partners actively providing data through the SeaDataNet Virtual Data System. [more]
Oceanology International 2010 - 02 March 2010
BODC will be participating in the forthcoming Oceanology International event (Oi10) at ExCeL London, from 09-11 March 2010. [more]
BODC request (ASCII) format - 10 February 2010
We feel that now is the time to consider a major update to our BODC request (ASCII) format and we would value your opinion. [more]
National Oceanography Centre - 04 February 2010
A new, national research organisation that will work in partnership with the UK marine research community to deliver integrated marine science and technology from the coast to the deep ocean goes live from 1 April this year. [more]
NETMAR - 28 January 2010
BODC is participating in the Open Service Network for Marine Environmental Data (NETMAR) programme, which will help provide a framework for marine environment data portal harmonisation and interoperability across Europe. [more]