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).


The supercontinent of Pangaea surrounded by an ocean of changing pH
Talk Date: Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 19:15 - 20:30
7 July 2016 – Using a model to understand ocean acidification in the past and present Speaker: Ross Whiteford – Ocean acidification occurs when carbon dioxide enters the ocean. This is currently happening due to human activities, and...
Capturing our Coast
Talk Date: Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 09:15 - 20:30
2 June 2016 – Capturing our Coast: Empowering citizens to do extraordinary science on spectacular shores Speakers: Dr Katrin Bohn and Ms Abbi Scott – Capturing our Coast (‘CoCoast’) is a new marine citizen science project in...
National Oceanography Centre Open Day 2016
Talk Date: Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 10:00 - 16:30
Saturday 21 May 2016 10.30 am - 4.00 pm (last entry 3.30 pm) For one day of the year the centre opens it's doors to the public, giving a unique view into the ground breaking science and engineering undertaken on this special site. The aim...
The unknown Aegean
Talk Date: Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 18:30 - 20:00
5 May 2016 – PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE – FOR THIS MONTH ONLY THE TALK WILL START AT 18:30 The unknown Aegean – speaker: Eleni Mihalopoulou Despite the fact that the Aegean is one of the most visited seas of the Mediterranean little...
Whale shark and researcher – courtesy: Chris Rohner
Talk Date: Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 19:15 - 20:30
7 April 2016 – Saving Earth's largest fish Speaker: Clare Prebble – Clare will be introducing you to the largest fish on earth, the Whale shark. She will be talking about the biology and ecology of this charismatic animal, and the...

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