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 6 February 2014 - 19:15 to 21:00
Jellyfish 6 February 2014 – Jellyfish: a global perspective – Mike Blackett Jellyfish have gained notoriety over recent decades. Outbreaks of jellyfish have been increasingly reported around the...
Thursday 5 December 2013 - 19:15 to 20:30
All Saints Church, Dunwich – before and after 100 years of coastal erosion 5 December 2013 – Britain’s Atlantis – Dunwich, Suffolk – Coastal Erosion, Archaeology and Ultra-high resolution sonar imaging – The town of Dunwich on the coast of Suffolk has nearly all...
Thursday 3 October 2013 - 19:15 to 20:30
Remains of U-boat abandoned on the Kentish Marshes in 1921 3 October 2013 – Shipwrecks: the English climate and the English landscape – Climate change and recycling are nothing new, and both played their part in destroying ships and revealing or...
Thursday 5 September 2013 - 19:15 to 20:30
Launching Isis ROV 5 September 2013 – Robots in the Ocean: How technology is changing the way we measure our oceans by Maaten Furlong The world’s oceans are vast, and the difficulty in measuring them...
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...