Welcome to NERC Open Research Archive


Notice to Users

NERC Open Research Archive will be unavailable for depositing or editing publications from 09:00 Tuesday 6th June until 17:00 Wednesday 7th June. During this time it should still be possible to view and search the archive and download pre-existing publications. We apologise for any inconvenience.

NERC Open Research Archive

This archive (NORA) is the Institutional Repository for research publications and research outcomes of NERC Research Staff in its four wholly owned Research Centres.

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Research Centres

This archive contains the research outputs of:

British Antarctic Survey

British Geological Survey

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

National Oceanography Centre