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).

Tuesday 4 July 2017 - 18:00 to 19:15
ROV sampling the seabed PLEASE NOTE: Change to the usual Marine Life Talks programme, July's talk will take place on Tuesday, 4 July at 18:00 On 4 July, the NOC is hosting the EU Blue Mining group and key members of...
Thursday 1 June 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
The undulate ray project The Undulate Ray Project This presentation describes how scuba divers have been monitoring rays, predominantly undulate rays (Raja undulata), at a particular Dorset site for the last four...
Thursday 4 May 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Marine Life Talk Thursday, 4 May 2017 Life under the ice: How we monitor and manage marine life in Antarctica The marine life around Antarctica evolved through glacial cycles and isolation by complex...
Thursday 6 April 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
The undulate ray project THIS TALK – The Undulate Ray Project – HAS BEEN POSTPONED AND RE-SCHEDULED FOR 1 JUNE 2017 – THERE WILL BE NO TALK ON 6 APRIL 2017
Thursday 2 March 2017 - 19:00
Marine Life Talk Thursday, 2 March 2017 PLEASE NOTE NEW EARLIER TIME – MARINE LIFE TALKS WILL START AT 7PM FROM NOW ON Deep sea landscapes: how seafloor topography affects animal distribution A generally...
Thursday 2 February 2017 - 19:30
Plesiosaur paddle – a fossil hindfin of a plesiosaur during excavation (photo by Aubrey J Roberts) Thu, 2 February 2017 Prehistoric marine reptiles from the Arctic – from excavation to research Reptiles adapted to marine environments at present are limited to a few species which are...
Thursday 12 January 2017 - 19:30
Marine Life Talk Thu, 12/01/2017 – 19:30 Biodiversity and environmental protection of deep-sea habitats targeted for mining. Deep-sea mining is a brand new industry that is potentially on the horizon for...
Thursday 1 December 2016 - 19:30 to 21:00
The Black Bream Project 1 December 2016 – The Black Bream Project Speaker: Dr Matt Doggett Each year a relatively unknown but spectacular event occurs underwater off the Dorset, Hampshire and Sussex coasts and...
Thursday 3 November 2016 - 19:15 to 21:15
Secrets of the Solent 3 November 2016 – Secrets of the Solent; becoming involved in marine conservation locally Speaker: Owain Masters A presentation about Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust’s new...
Thursday 6 October 2016 - 19:00 to 21:30
Humpback whales 6 October 2016 – Marine Conservation Efforts in Southern Mozambique Speaker: Francesca Trotman Love the Oceans, founded in 2014 by University of Southampton graduate Francesca Trotman, is...