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 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, 7 June, 2012 - 19:15 to 20:30
Plastic Planet Plastic Planet – 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Jennifer Durden – Plastic has become ubiquitous in the developed world in the last 60 years, and much of...
Thursday, 3 May, 2012 - 19:15 to 20:30
Sampling at Swanage TONIGHT! Solent Aliens, 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Moira Maclean – Within Southampton Water there is minimum of 50 Alien non-native species which have...
Thursday, 5 April, 2012 - 19:30 to 20:30
Tthe life aquatic (image: Daniel Riordan) Living the life aquatic: a maritime archaeological odyssey, 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Dr R Helen Farr – With Titanic mania sweeping Southampton this...
Thursday, 2 February, 2012 - 19:15 to 20:30
Coral Why are corals colourful? by Ed Smith – 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – Corals are renowned for their spectacular colouration. The proteins responsible for this...
Thursday, 5 January, 2012 - 19:15 to 20:30
Fishing for European Sea Bass European Sea Bass: how do we restore UK stocks and why bother?, 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Nigel Horsman – Nigel Horsman of the Bass Anglers...
Thursday, 1 December, 2011 - 19:15 to 20:30
Sea anemones The Mysteries of Ageing in a Marine Environment, 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Dr Joel Parker – From immortal jelly fish and sea anemones that live for...
Thursday, 3 November, 2011 - 19:15 to 20:30
Fisheries Patrol Vessel Local marine fisheries and conservation, 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Dr Antony Jensen – The past few years have seen a major change in fisheries and...
Thursday, 6 October, 2011 - 19:15 to 20:00
Snakelocks Surf and algal turf – Life on the Boscombe Artificial Surf Reef, 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Josie Pegg – Completed in 2009 Boscombe artificial surf...
Thursday, 1 September, 2011 - 19:15 to 20:30
Hydrothermal vent 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – Mining in the deep sea and the protection of marine life – by Dr David Billett – The deep ocean holds a wealth of minerals. As...
Thursday, 4 August, 2011 - 19:15 to 20:30
Balearic Shearwater Why is marine wildlife monitoring important? by Alice Jones The talk will cover the SeaWatch-SW marine wildlife survey and how the four years of effort-based observation data are being put to...