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April 24, 2017
Prof Tony Brown, Dr Ben R Pears This project primarily looks at the etymology of place-name evidence and the relationship with the physical watery landscape. The period between c.700-1100AD marks the cross over between the initial development of occupation centres, the origin of landscape and settlement nomenclature, and the last major episode on record of rapid warming and weather extremes. This critical period of climate change is targeted because it offers the closest... Read more
February 7, 2017
Tour of BOSCORF Facility On Tuesday the 31st, BOSCORF hosted a tour of the facilities for the joint visit between the HM Treasury and BEIS (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy). During the afternoon science session, 12 partipants accompanied by Professor Ed Hill, Executive Director of NOC, came to BOSCORF for an overview of our repository holdings, a guided tour of our instrumentation and for a showcase of three recent examples of work completed at BOSCORF.   The breadth... Read more
February 6, 2017
Students visiting BOSCORF facility   This year BOSCORF is participating in a new format of UCAS experience days in association with the Geology undergraduate programmes at the University of Southampton. Students who have selected Southampton as one of their five final choices have been offored the opportunity for a hands-on experience day at the National Oceanography Centre. BOSCORF is hosting one of the lab based sessions on each of the days, and students applying for the Geology based course take part in a session... Read more
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