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 4 December 2014 - 19:15 to 21:30
Marine Life Talks CANCELLED –  Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, the Marine Life Talk scheduled for 4 December will not now take place. The next talk will be on 8 January 2015.  
Thursday 2 October 2014 - 19:15 to 21:30
Shipwrecks and submerged worlds – 2 October 2014 2 October 2014 – Peter Campbell Shipwrecks and submerged worlds Maritime archaeology is the study of human engagement with the sea and inland waterways. Archaeology provides information on...
Thursday 4 September 2014 - 19:15 to 21:30
A cruise to the Hadal Zone 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...
Thursday 7 August 2014 - 19:15
Marine Life Talk 7 August 2014 7 August 2014 – Chiara Marieni Rising CO2 levels: effects on marine environment and CCS as a mitigation strategy The anthropogenic CO2 emissions, mainly linked to the burning of fossil...
Thursday 1 May 2014 - 19:15 to 21:30
Brisingid seastar 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...
Thursday 6 March 2014 - 19:15 to 21:30
Mitten crab 6 March 2014 – Dr Paul F Clark, Natural History Museum Crabs, eels and rubbish: long term studies on the River Thames The invasion of the River Thames by the Chinese mitten crab, Eriocheir...
Thursday 6 February 2014 - 19:15 to 21:00
Jellyfish 6 February 2014 – Jellyfish: a global perspective – Mike Blackett Jellyfish have gained notoriety over recent decades. Outbreaks of jellyfish have been increasingly reported around the...
Thursday 5 December 2013 - 19:15 to 20:30
All Saints Church, Dunwich – before and after 100 years of coastal erosion 5 December 2013 – Britain’s Atlantis – Dunwich, Suffolk – Coastal Erosion, Archaeology and Ultra-high resolution sonar imaging – The town of Dunwich on the coast of Suffolk has nearly all...
Thursday 3 October 2013 - 19:15 to 20:30
Remains of U-boat abandoned on the Kentish Marshes in 1921 3 October 2013 – Shipwrecks: the English climate and the English landscape – Climate change and recycling are nothing new, and both played their part in destroying ships and revealing or...
Thursday 5 September 2013 - 19:15 to 20:30
Launching Isis ROV 5 September 2013 – Robots in the Ocean: How technology is changing the way we measure our oceans by Maaten Furlong The world’s oceans are vast, and the difficulty in measuring them...