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 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...
Thursday 7 July 2011 - 19:15 to 20:30
Ivory Towers vent site Deep sea hydrothermal vents: a journey to the Southern Ocean – part II, 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Leigh Marsh and Laura Hepburn – The discovery of...
Thursday 2 June 2011 - 19:15 to 20:30
Aqua MODIS – January 2010 Phytoplankton and the global ocean – 2 June, 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Thomas Ryan-Keogh – Phytoplankton are small floating organisms of many...
Thursday 5 May 2011 - 19:15 to 20:30
Climate change reality? (photo by Jeff Hawkins 2011) Understanding the scientific basis of climate change – 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Prof Eelco Rohling – Is climate change real? Is it man made? Is it a...
Thursday 7 April 2011 - 19:30
Tompot blenney (credit: Matt Doggett) Marine Conservation and the Solent – 19.30pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton – by Amy Dale – At first glance our local seas can often appear somewhat bleak and muddy so...