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 March 2018 - 19:00 to 21:00
Marine Life Talks Thursday, 1 March 2018 Marine litter and microplastics: the facts behind the news Marine litter and microplastics are ubiquitous across our planet. This is a complex and multifaceted...
Thursday 1 February 2018 - 19:00 to 21:00
Marine Life Talks Thursday, 1 February 2018 Microplastics on our dinner plates? Evidence and risks to people Christina Thiele, University Of Southampton The media has covered findings of microplastics...
Thursday 11 January 2018 - 19:00
Exploring the Deep Sea Exploring the Deep Sea: how new technology is giving us unprecedented access to our planet’s largest ecosystem Dr Kerry Howell is Associate Professor in deep sea ecology at...
Thursday 7 December 2017 - 19:00
Little fish, big problems: identifying the habitat needs of juvenile fishes Little fish, big problems: identifying the habitat needs of juvenile fishes Thursday, 7 December 2017 Abstract: This talk explores the fascinating early lives of fishes and their...
Thursday 2 November 2017 - 19:00
Marine Detective: tracking the origin of marine animals Understanding the movement patterns and foraging behaviours of marine animals is vital for effective conservation of endangered...
Thursday 5 October 2017 - 19:00
Marine Life Talks Due to the Summer break, there will not be a Marine Life Talk in October. The Marine Life Talks are normally held on the first Thursday of the month, every month. The programme...
Thursday 7 September 2017 - 19:00 to 19:30
Marine Life Talk Due to the Summer break, there will not be a September Marine Life Talk. The Marine Life Talks are normally held on the first Thursday of the month, every month. The programme will resume...
Tuesday 4 July 2017 - 18:00 to 19:15
ROV sampling the seabed PLEASE NOTE: Change to the usual Marine Life Talks programme, July's talk will take place on Tuesday, 4 July at 18:00 On 4 July, the NOC is hosting the EU Blue Mining group and key members of...
Thursday 1 June 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
The undulate ray project The Undulate Ray Project This presentation describes how scuba divers have been monitoring rays, predominantly undulate rays (Raja undulata), at a particular Dorset site for the last four...
Thursday 4 May 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Marine Life Talk Thursday, 4 May 2017 Life under the ice: How we monitor and manage marine life in Antarctica The marine life around Antarctica evolved through glacial cycles and isolation by complex...