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 1 August 2013 - 19:15 to 20:30
Marine life of the Gorringe Bank 1 August 2013 – Marine life of the Gorringe Bank: uncovering secrets at abyssal depths by Rui Vieira – Seamounts are underwater mountains rising more than 1000m from the abyssal...
Thursday 4 July 2013 - 18:30 to 20:30
On Gaia: A critical investigation of the relationship between Life and Earth Life and environment: An evaluation of the Gaia Hypothesis by Professor Toby Tyrrell – Toby will be signing copies of his book from 6.30pm In 1972 James Lovelock made an interesting...
Thursday 6 June 2013 - 19:15 to 20:30
Diving survey team at work in the Galapagos Galapagos marine invaders – by Dr Ken Collins – Increasing tourism and the spread of marine invasive non-native species is threatening the unique plant and marine life around the Galapagos...
Thursday 2 May 2013 - 19:15 to 20:30
The onion with water Engineering for measurement and sampling of Subglacial Lake Ellsworth, Antarctica: Trials and tribulations – by Dr Matt Mowlem – Antarctic subglacial lakes are thought to be extreme...
Thursday 4 April 2013 - 19:15 to 20:30
Basket stars Rigs, robots and deep-sea life: highlights from the SERPENT project – by Dr Dan Jones – This talk will cover the highlights of 10 years of research on oil and gas installations by the...
Thursday 7 March 2013 - 19:15 to 20:30
White shark (© Oliver Jewell, Sharkwatchsa.com) A journey with White Sharks – by Oliver Jewell – This talk will focus around Oliver’s journey as a University of Southampton Undergraduate to a full time researcher and MSc working with...
Thursday 7 February 2013 - 19:15 to 20:30
Tagging Diary of a fish: How fish tag themselves by Kirsteen MacKenzie Understanding the ecology of fish in our seas is an important goal for both managing the numbers of fish we can catch and for...
Thursday 10 January 2013 - 19:15 to 20:30
Mike Cassidy with volcano Volcano trickery: How to survive an eruption – by Dr Mike Cassidy – This presentation brings together messy experiments, fascinating facts, incredible video clips and even some magic to...
Thursday 6 December 2012 - 19:15 to 20:30
Ediacaran Biota fossils The Ediacaran Biota and the development of modern marine ecosystems – by Alex Liu – Life in the modern oceans is abundant and diverse, but it hasn’t always been that way. For almost three...
Thursday 1 November 2012 - 19:15 to 20:30
A Scabbardfish Fish from the continental slope west of the British Isles, 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Clive Trueman– The fish that live on the coastal and shelf seas...