Talk Date: Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 19:15 - 21:30
3 July 2014 – Ming-Tsung Chung
Sensory adaptation of deep-sea fish
The open ocean is strongly zoned by vertical gradients. Numerous environmental factors, such as topography, temperature, light penetration, vary with depth. Fish have evolved...
Talk Date: Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 19:15 - 21:30
5 June 2014 – Gareth Dyke
Fossil marine reptiles from the age of dinosaurs
Just a few groups of reptiles live in the worlds oceans today. Back in time – in the age of dinosaurs around 100 million years ago – a wide variety of...
Talk Date: Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 19:15 - 21:30
1 May 2014 – Laetitia Gunton
Life Inside a Deep-Sea Canyon
Submarine canyons are unique and fascinating features found in the deep sea. They are disturbed environments, in which strong currents and internal tides scour the seabed. Canyons...
Talk Date: Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 19:15 - 21:30
3 April 2014 – Paris Stefanoudis
Deep-sea Foraminifera: ecology, diversity patterns and modern-day applications
Foraminifera are a hugely successful taxonomic group of single-celled eukaryotic organisms with tests (shells) that inhabits a...
Talk Date: Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 19:15 - 21:30
6 March 2014 – Dr Paul F Clark, Natural History Museum
Crabs, eels and rubbish: long term studies on the River Thames
The invasion of the River Thames by the Chinese mitten crab, Eriocheir sinensis H. Milne Edwards, 1853, has been documented...