Marine Life Talks

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A series of monthly talks on marine conservation topics. These talks are open to the public and admission is free.

The Marine Life Talks are held on the first Thursday of the month at 7pm, please arrive at 6.45pm to be met in Reception. National Oceanography Centre Southampton can be reached via Dock Gate 4 (between Town Quay and Ocean Village).

Thursday 5 July 2018 - 19:00
Osborne Bay Marine flora and fauna of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight coasts Tim will  talk about the incredible marine flora and fauna of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight coasts, and how we can help to...
Thursday 7 June 2018 - 19:00 to 21:00
Tides cover TIDES: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean After nearly losing his 65’ wooden schooner in a large Alaskan tide, writer, sailor, and surfer Jonathan White vowed to understand the tide. He knew the...
Thursday 10 May 2018 - 19:00 to 21:00
Marine Life Talks 10 May 2018 **This talk is a week later than previously advertised** **Lecture Theatre seating has reached capacity. More tickets have been allocated so the talk can also be viewed on...
Thursday 5 April 2018 - 19:00 to 21:00
Marine Life Talk Looking for the lobster's lunch and discovering the surprising role of 'dark carbon’ in our oceans In the typical food web most of us learned in school, the sun is the ultimate source of...
Thursday 1 March 2018 - 19:00 to 21:00
Marine Life Talks Thursday, 1 March 2018 DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS, TONIGHT'S TALK WILL BE POSTPONED   WE WILL RESCHEDULE LUCY WOODHALL'S TALK 'Marine litter and microplastics: the facts...
Thursday 1 February 2018 - 19:00 to 21:00
Marine Life Talks Thursday, 1 February 2018 Microplastics on our dinner plates? Evidence and risks to people Christina Thiele, University Of Southampton The media has covered findings of microplastics...
Thursday 11 January 2018 - 19:00
Exploring the Deep Sea Exploring the Deep Sea: how new technology is giving us unprecedented access to our planet’s largest ecosystem Dr Kerry Howell is Associate Professor in deep sea ecology at...
Thursday 7 December 2017 - 19:00
Little fish, big problems: identifying the habitat needs of juvenile fishes Little fish, big problems: identifying the habitat needs of juvenile fishes Thursday, 7 December 2017 Abstract: This talk explores the fascinating early lives of fishes and their...
Thursday 2 November 2017 - 19:00
Marine Detective: tracking the origin of marine animals Understanding the movement patterns and foraging behaviours of marine animals is vital for effective conservation of endangered...
Thursday 5 October 2017 - 19:00
Marine Life Talks Due to the Summer break, there will not be a Marine Life Talk in October. The Marine Life Talks are normally held on the first Thursday of the month, every month. The programme...