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Welcome to the MOOC!

I am currently a few months in to my PhD at the National Oceanography Centre, where my research is focused on the connection between submarine mega-landslides (SML’s) and climate change. I am part of the Arctic Landslide Tsunami project, which involves 11 different organisations around the UK, working together to asses the risk to the UK from these events. Continue reading →

Hello Ocean Explorers

Hi everyone, My name is Laetitia Gunton and I am a facilitator on Exploring our Oceans MOOC. I'm a third year PhD student at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton joint with the Natural History Museum, London. My PhD research is into deep-sea worms living in the sediment of underwater canyons. I hope that you all have a fun time taking part in this six week course and learn a lot about the fascinating environments hidden beneath the ocean waves. Continue reading →

Welcome

Hello, my name is Paris Stefanoudis. I am a PhD student at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, UK. I just started the second year of my PhD which deals with deep-sea biology and ecology of the Porcupine Abyssal Plain in the Northeast Atlantic. My group of interest are Foraminifera. I hope you will enjoy the next 6 weeks of this online course. Continue reading →

Investigate the deepest parts of our world’s oceans.

Free and online Six-week interactive course The University of Southampton with FutureLearn is pleased to announce its first Massive Open Online Course in Oceanography – Exploring our Oceans. In this free six-week course starting 3 February, we invite our audience to investigate the deepest parts of our oceans, exploring an underwater world that has been unknown for most of human history. Continue reading →