Terms & Conditions


Information at this site is general information provided as part of the National Oceanography Centre’s (NOC) role in publicising its activities and disseminating information relating to its organisation. We aim to ensure that all information we maintain is accurate, current and fit for the purpose intended. However it does not constitute legal or other professional advice. Neither NOC, or its hosting partners, nor any of the sources of the information shall be responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the use of or results obtained from the use of this information.

Links to and from this site are for convenience only and do not mean that NOC endorses or approves them. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of linked pages. We will strive to maintain them and would be grateful to receive information on any broken links if found in order that we can review them. It is the responsibility of the Internet user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information found at sites linked from this website.

Copyright statement

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC), owns copyright of the material available at this site, unless otherwise stated. All rights reserved.

Individuals are permitted to download or copy such materials for their own research, for educational studies or personal use only.

You must not alter any of the material or remove any part of any copyright notice; no information contained on the site may be used for commercial purposes, unless NOC has given its prior written permission. Enquiries should be addressed to the Head of Communications at the main NOC address below.

The copyright of photographs and other images published varies. For details on individual images please contact NOC Communications as below. Images must not be reproduced without permission being granted in advance.

Further information, requests and enquiries concerning reproduction and rights should be addressed to:

  • National Oceanography Centre
    European Way
    Southampton SO14 3ZH
    United Kingdom
  • Telephone: +44 (0)23 8059 6100
    email: communications@noc.ac.uk