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Living the life aquatic: a maritime archaeological odyssey, 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Dr R Helen Farr – With Titanic mania sweeping Southampton this month in memory of the 100th anniversary of its...
Collecting water from the CTD
Ecosystem effects of deep-water oil well blowouts – 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Charlie Main – Deep-water oil well blowouts can bring large quantities of hydrocarbons into contact with the...
Coral
Why are corals colourful? by Ed Smith – 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – Corals are renowned for their spectacular colouration. The proteins responsible for this vivid pigmentation are found in most shallow...
Fishing for European Sea Bass
European Sea Bass: how do we restore UK stocks and why bother?, 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Nigel Horsman – Nigel Horsman of the Bass Anglers Sportfishing Society, discusses the state of the UK's...
Institute of Acoustics
Ambient noise in North European seas: monitoring, impact, management  (3–5 October 2011, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton) –  conference experts highlight how noise affects marine life.Jacques Cousteau called the oceans the ‘...
Sea anemones
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
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...
Snakelocks
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
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
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...

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