Talk Date: Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 19:15 - 21:30
6 November 2014 – Francesca Trotman
The importance of sharks in our ecosystems
Concerns over the impact of shark fishing on the marine ecosystem are now being voiced worldwide. It’s an area that needs to be explored further, to save...
Talk Date: Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 19:15 - 21:30
2 October 2014 – Peter Campbell
Shipwrecks and submerged worlds
Maritime archaeology is the study of human engagement with the sea and inland waterways. Archaeology provides information on our economic, political, and social past. However,...
Talk Date: Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 19:15 - 21:30
4 September 2014 – Matteo Ichino
Report of a cruise to the Hadal Zone
In this talk Matteo will focus on the current understanding of the ecology in Hadal Trenches, mostly focusing on his experience on the R/V Thompson during a...
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...