Marine Life Talks

Marine Life Talk Posters

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 7.30pm, please arrive at 7.15pm to be met in Reception. National Oceanography Centre Southampton can be reached via Dock Gate 4 (between Town Quay and Ocean Village).

Marine Life Talk  – 1 October 2015
Talk Date: Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 19:15 - 21:30
1 October 2015 – Characteristics, changes and challenges of the Arctic marine ecosystem Kyle Mayers The Arctic environment is undergoing a period of rapid change as it experiences the largest warming of any region in the world. Sea ice is...
Costa Concordia
Talk Date: Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 19:15 - 21:30
3 September 2015 – The 'Human' in the Ship – Andrew Clarke In the modern age of technology and innovation how are we considering humans in the shipping industry? In this talk the “Human Element” will be...
IOCCP sensors
Talk Date: Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 19:15 - 21:30
6 August 2015 – Measuring the carbon dioxide in the ocean – Jennifer Clarke Carbon dioxide is being emitted into the ocean primarily from burning fossil fuels, land use changes and cement production. With both atmospheric and...
Centrophorus squamosus
Talk Date: Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 19:15 - 21:30
2 July 2015 – The secret world of deep-sea sharks – Christopher Bird You’re a mile down. It’s cold, dark and the pressure is crushing. The light from surface waters is almost a distant memory. There are no plants down...
Sea Turtle, copyright Greenpeace / Marco Care
Talk Date: Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 19:15 - 21:30
4 June 2015 – Our relationship with the sea – Emma Cavan Prior to the late 1800s, humans utilised the oceans for thousands of years to find new lands and to source food in sustainable ways. Technological development has...

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