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...
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...