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Improving access to NERC data for organisations outside of academia.

Are you working for a business that is using NERC or other environmental data, or would like to be able to use such data? Are these data uses supporting business activities that are outside of academia? If your answer is “yes” to both questions, then we would like to hear from you. NERC would like to improve the accessibility of data held by NERC data...

Argo Data Manager vacancy at the British Oceanographic Data Centre

The British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC) is part of a worldwide network of oceanographic data centres created to support global, regional and climate-related studies of the world’s oceans. We are at the forefront of managing and disseminating large, complex marine data sets. We are a component of the Natural Environment Research Council’s (NERC)...

Software Development Manager vacancy at the British Oceanographic Data Centre

The British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC) is recruiting a Software Development Manager. This is your opportunity to build complex, high-performing systems in a data-rich research environment, helping the world to understand and adapt to climate change by making sense of the changing seas.About the roleBODC is built around our in-house software systems...

A Quest to map the Seafloor by 2030

It is often said that we know more about the surface of Mars than we do about our own global seafloor. Even today, more than 85 per cent of the world ocean floor remains unmapped with modern mapping methods.A group of scientists and mariners is determined to change that. In June, the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO), an organisation that...

Changes to the NERC Vocabulary Server

The NVS2.0 service has been in place since 2012 and while the British Ocenographic Data Centre (BODC) has maintained the original NVS (NVS1.0) service to allow users to switch at their convenience, removal of the NVS1.0 service is necessary to allow future enhancements and functionality to NVS2.0. From December 2016 the NVS1.0 service, which is accessed...

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To meet the needs of the UK's underwater noise community, the British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC) is working to develop an archival and delivery system for high volume acoustic data.A minke whale in Skjálfandi Bay, Iceland ©BODC are committed to providingA data upload areaA secure archiveA bespoke delivery service (with discovery metadata records...

British Oceanographic Data Centre at the Forum for Future Ocean Floor Mapping

Dr Graham Allen, Head of BODC & GEBCO Guiding Committee member and Pauline Weatherall, GEBCO Digital Atlas Manager are welcomed to the GEBCO Forum for Future Ocean Floor Mapping by Shin Tani, Chair of GEBCO Committee. Graham Allen and Pauline Weatherall with Shin Tani at the GEBCO Forum ©Measuring and mapping the shape of the ocean floor is a crucial...

Software Development Manager vacancy at the British Oceanographic Data Centre

About the roleThe British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC) relies heavily on software developed in-house to manage and disseminate complex marine science data sets. Hence, software development is key to our success. The purpose of this role is to lead BODC's software development, including: team capability, software development tools, methodologies...

Titanic wreck discoverer speaks at Ocean Floor Forum

Among keynote speakers at a major conference on the comprehensive mapping of the ocean floor in Monaco, June 2016, is Dr Robert Ballard, who discovered the wreck of the Titanic in 1985. Dr Ballard is Director of the Center for Ocean Exploration at the Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island and President of the Ocean Exploration...

National Oceanography Centre IT Manager vacancy

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is seeking an IT Manager to lead our 30-strong IT Team.The team delivers the enabling IT services to research scientists, National Marine Facilities and corporate teams totaling 600 users across the 2 NOC sites in Southampton and Liverpool and to a further 400 users of our partners (including the University of...

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