Event News

Sea anemones

Story - July 12, 2011

The Mysteries of Ageing in a Marine Environment, 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Dr Joel Parker – From immortal jelly fish and sea anemones that live for decades, some marine organisms appear not to age....
Fisheries Patrol Vessel

Story - July 12, 2011

Local marine fisheries and conservation, 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Dr Antony Jensen – The past few years have seen a major change in fisheries and inshore conservation management in England The...

Story - July 12, 2011

Surf and algal turf – Life on the Boscombe Artificial Surf Reef, 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Josie Pegg – Completed in 2009 Boscombe artificial surf reef, the first of its kind in Europe, has...
Hydrothermal vent

Story - July 12, 2011

19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – Mining in the deep sea and the protection of marine life – by Dr David Billett – The deep ocean holds a wealth of minerals. As minerals become more scarce on land,...
Balearic Shearwater

Story - June 27, 2011

Why is marine wildlife monitoring important? by Alice Jones The talk will cover the SeaWatch-SW marine wildlife survey and how the four years of effort-based observation data are being put to use in Alice's PhD. It will discuss the broad scope...
Ivory Towers vent site

Story - June 6, 2011

Deep sea hydrothermal vents: a journey to the Southern Ocean – part II, 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Leigh Marsh and Laura Hepburn – The discovery of chemosynthetic environments in 1977 is...
Aqua MODIS - January 2010 18:00 UT

Story - May 23, 2011

Phytoplankton and the global ocean – 2 June, 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Thomas Ryan-Keogh – Phytoplankton are small floating organisms of many different phyla which primarily inhabit the oceans...
Discover Oceanography at Lyme Regis

Story - April 28, 2011

RV Callista, the University of Southampton’s inshore research vessel based at National Oceanography Centre, set sail for the Jurassic Coast in deepest Dorset last weekend (29th April to 1st May) as a star attraction in the Lyme Regis Fossil...
Image credit: Jeff Hawkins 2011

Story - April 12, 2011

Understanding the scientific basis of climate change –  19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Prof Eelco Rohling – Is climate change real? Is it man made? Is it a problem? The objective of this talk...
Left to right: Prof. Edward Hill (NOC), Dr Wendy Watson Wright (IOC), and Versha Carter (Intelligent Exhibitions Ltd)

Story - April 1, 2011

Dr Wendy Watson Wright, Executive Secretary of the IOC and Assistant Director General of UNESCO visited Ocean Business 2011 on 5th April. UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission promotes international cooperation and coordinates...

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