Marine Life Talks

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Marine Life Talks are on hold until further notice.

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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 5 March 2020 - 19:00
Marine Autononmous and Robotic Fleet with the RRS Discovery Come and listen to Helen Oldridge, the NOC's Head of Scientific Engineering, discuss innovative engineering and the importance of diversity. The Scientific Engineering Group is responsible...
Thursday 6 February 2020 - 19:00 to 20:30
Surveying transplanted seagrass (C) University of Southampton Seagrasses, seahorses and eco-moorings Seagrasses are a very important shallow coastal habitat acting as nurseries for fish, absorbing carbon dioxide from our atmosphere, reducing the impact...
Thursday 3 October 2019 - 19:00 to 20:00
There is no Marine Life Talk this month (October). If you want to hear about future Marine Life Talks please subscribe to our email bulletins. 
Thursday 1 August 2019 - 19:00
Book Tickets Here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/noc-southampton-marine-life-talk-mapping-the-uniqueness-of-some-of-the-most-unusual-places-on-earth-tickets-66338098037 Mapping the uniqueness...
Thursday 4 July 2019 - 19:00 to 21:00
The Essential Guide To Rockpooling – speakers: Steve Trewhella and Julie Hatcher The marine environment is a remarkable place – unfamiliar and a source of endless fascination. The rocky shore...
Thursday 6 June 2019 - 19:00 to 21:00
Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, there will not be a Marine Life Talk on 6 June. The next talk will be: 4 July – The Essential Guide To Rockpooling – speakers: Steve Trewhella...
Thursday 2 May 2019 - 19:00 to 21:00
Seahorse image – Lockwood The Beauty of Science What makes something beautiful? Tom Anderson has been working in biological oceanography for the last 30 years, developing computer models to study the role of marine biology...
Thursday 28 March 2019 - 19:00 to 21:00
Whale shark Madagascar: a new hotspot for endangered whale sharks Whale sharks are the world’s biggest fish and swimming with them is probably on your bucket list. They also are an endangered species on the...
Thursday 7 March 2019 - 19:00 to 21:00
Marine Life Talks Ocean optimism: Is there really hope for our seas? Public awareness of our oceans and the threats they face has probably never been as high as it is today. Just over a year ago, Blue Planet 2 kept...
Thursday 7 February 2019 - 19:00 to 21:00
Marine Life Talks Unfortunately, due to unforseen circumstances the February Marine Life Talk, which was to be held this Thursday 7 February, will not take place. Sorry to disappoint – next Marine Life Talk: 7...