Interviews with NOC Spokespersons

Looking for some key scientific information for your article or press release? Our communications team can help.

The communications team are able to arrange media interviews with our scientists, provide background information or quotes relating to specific scientific issues, arrange media visits to the NOC, set-up filming or photography opportunities, or provide you with relevant images or video footage from our own image library.

Our scientists are experts across a range of fields including the following.

Coastal management and protection

  • Coastal flooding
  • Storm surges
  • Sea level rise
  • Tides

Climate change and long term ocean measurements

  • Carbon capture and storage
  • Ocean circulation
  • Repeat climatic events such as El Niño
  • Anthropogenic influencers on our oceans and climate
  • Extreme ocean and weather events
  • Long-term oceanic observations

Technology for ocean measurements

  • Satellite oceanography
  • Climate models
  • Historic oceanographic data
  • Marine autonomous and robotic systems
  • The development of new instruments and technologies

Marine life

  • Micro-organisms such as phytoplankton, picoplankton, zooplankton
  • Deep-sea life
  • Ocean acidification and coral bleaching
  • Aquaculture

Chemical cycling in the ocean

  • Ocean pollutants
  • Deep sea minerals
  • Nutrient cycles

Deep sea exploration

  • Hydrothermal vents
  • Submarine canyons
  • Oceanographic mapping and bathymetry

Natural hazards

  • Tsunamis
  • Landslides
  • Earthquakes

The communications team at the NOC is responsible for the issue of all of our own press releases and news stories, including details about our latest projects. They will be able to put you in touch with our marine science experts.

Multimedia content

We have thousands of photographs and hours of video footage relating to our world-class science. From autonomous underwater vehicle launches to images of unusual deep-sea creatures, our communications team will be able to help you source the content you are looking for.


We have a range of educational resources and documents available covering many key areas of scientific research. Access our educational resources or contact us if you are interested in a particular area of scientific research.