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Getting to know Discovery - 20 December 2013
BODC Data Scientist Arwen describes a short voyage aboard NERC's brand new research ship, the RRS Discovery. [more]
Storm surge and coastal flooding - 05 December 2013
The Environment Agency and Met Office are warning that significant coastal flooding is possible due to low pressure combining with high tides. BODC sea level data is collected so that those at risk of coastal flooding can be warned in good time. [more]
All the world's a stage... - 18 November 2013
The International Marine Data and Information Systems (IMDIS) conference was held in Lucca, Italy in September 2013. To 'break a leg' for the 'oceans' play, the cast must represent the entire globe and the players take the stage to share expertise and dialogue. [more]
GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names - 11 November 2013
The General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO) Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names is now available to view and download via a web map application, providing the ability to search for, view and download information. [more]
Published Data Library (PDL) - 11 September 2013
BODC announce the launch of our Published Data Library. This enables specific datasets to be cited in journal papers through the assignment of a Digital Object Identifier (DOI). [more]
Data management for the OSMOSIS consortium - 13 August 2013
BODC are pleased to announce the launch of a data management area to support the Ocean Surface Mixing, Ocean Sub-mesoscale Interaction Study (OSMOSIS) consortium. [more]
RRS James Cook JC086 cruise - a postcard home - 21 June 2013
A BODC Data Scientist, Abby Bull, participated on the recent RRS James Cook JC086 cruise and recounts her experience. [more]
14th Argo Data Management Team Meeting - 05 June 2013
BODC will host the 14th International Argo Data Management Team Meeting (ADMT14). The meeting will be held in Liverpool's Foresight Centre on 14 - 18 October 2013. [more]
Glider community visits Liverpool - 24 April 2013
On 18 April 2013, BODC welcomed the ocean glider community to Liverpool for a workshop to showcase UK glider activities and developments. We would like to thank all participants for making this such a rewarding event. [more]
IODE Achievement Award - 06 March 2013
Dr Roy Lowry, Technical Director of BODC, has received a prestigious Achievement Award from the International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange (IODE), part of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC). [more]
Near real-time sharing of ocean glider data - 06 March 2013
BODC are pleased to announce the delivery of near real-time oceanographic measurements from ocean gliders to the climate modelling community. [more]
Data management for the FASTNEt consortium - 05 March 2013
BODC announces the launch, on its web site, of the data management area for the Fluxes Across Sloping Topography of the North East Atlantic (FASTNEt) consortium. [more]