NOC Sustained Observing

Lead Research Organisation: National Oceanography Centre


The Sustained Observing Programme encompasses projects on sustained measurements, coastal tide guages, ships of opportunity-NOC Flux climatology, the Argo programme and Liverpool Bay Observatory


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Alexeev V (2011) Fate of Early 2000s Arctic Warm Water Pulse in Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society

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Billett D (2010) Long-term change in the abyssal NE Atlantic: The 'Amperima Event' revisited in Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography

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Elipot S (2010) Modification of inertial oscillations by the mesoscale eddy field in Journal of Geophysical Research

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FitzGeorge-Balfour T (2010) Phytopigments as biomarkers of selectivity in abyssal holothurians; interspecific differences in response to a changing food supply in Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography

Description Man-made climate change has been estimated to cost the UK economy from five to twenty per cent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) every year1 amounting to £80-320 billion for 2011 GDP2. The NERC National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is providing impartial, independent, world-leading expertise in developing the UK / international scientific consensus that underpins the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) series of Assessment Reports. This expertise is complemented by the RAPID-WATCH programme, led by NOC, an international endeavour that provides the only comprehensive measure of changes in the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (AMOC).
Sector Environment
Impact Types Economic