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Glaucus 2001 CD-ROM has
been sent out to Premier Members for last year. This information packed
disc contains the British Marine Life Study Society web pages and other
wildlife information (some not available through the web site). This was
a limited distribution copy because of technical difficulties and the the
next CD-ROM to be produced will be the Glaucus 2002 CD-ROM.
of the availability of the new disc will be available to British Marine
Life Study Society members as soon as possible.
of marine wildlife from all around the British Isles, with pollution incidents
and conservation initiatives as they affect the flora and fauna of the
NE Atlantic Ocean.
empty fuel tanker "Willy" becomes stranded on rocks off Kingsand, near
Plymouth, Devon. This is a small 3000 tonne cargo vessel with 100 tonnes
of fuel oil. Leaking fuel poses a threat to a Site of Special Scientific
Interest (SSSI) off the coast at Cawsand. However, the main concern is
that the ship will explode if the fuel vapours are ignited.
weather turns colder with nights below zero ° C, scores of dead Triggerfish,
capriscus, have been washed up dead on the Cornish coast.
carcass of a young 1.78 metre long female White-beaked
Dolphin, Lagenorhynchus albirostris, was discovered on the
small beach area west of Crovie, in the outer Moray Firth, north-east Scotland.
The young dolphin showed signs of injury to its jaw consistent with being
attacked. Although this species of dolphin is regularly seen off Stonehaven
and Aberdeen, it has only been recorded once in the last five years in
the outer Moray.
large 3.5 metre Pilot Whale, Globicephala
melas, stranded on the Hannafore Beach at Looe, Cornwall, after first
being discovered floating in the sea the day before. This is just
one of several reports of dead whales seen around Cornwall during the month
Full Moon and spring tides, the second Full Moon
in the month is known as a Blue Moon.
British Marine Life Study Society web pages are available for permanent
reference on the CD-ROM.
Homepage can now be accessed by typing in:
cannot be accessed directly through this domain.
URL access was faulty during the last month, but it has now been restored.
send any reports of missing links and images to: Glaucus@hotmail.com
chronological order, the most recent events are at the top of the page.
Events open to the public, free or for a nominal charge only are included.
Most Seminars need to be booked in advance
Conference Calendar for Zoology
Link of all biological conferences around the world)
Life Talks 2002
marine life - Ken Collins
shores - Roger Herbert
with salt water - Ken Collins
reefs - Antony Jensen
whales & dolphins - Andy Williams
history underwater - Nick Flemming
Science Week 2002
Deep to Mountains High
with salt water
Ken Collins, School of Ocean and Earth Science
and the ocean floor
Martin Sinha, School of Ocean and Earth Science
like it lukewarm: the private life of animals at Deepsea Vents
Jon Copley, School of Ocean and Earth Science
Hall, James Rennell Division
Rennell to robots revisited
Gwyn Griffiths, Ocean Engineering Division
bustling life on a coral reef
Alexander Mustard, George Deacon Division
Mid Palaeozoic: climatic extremes and life crises
John Marshall, School of Ocean and Earth Science
welcome, entry by free ticket only. Children under 12 must be
by a responsible adult. Please send s.a.e. to:
Daphne Woods at SOES, Southampton Oceanography Centre, Southampton SO14
the DATE, TITLE of the TALK, and NUMBER of tickets required. Entrance to
Southampton Oceanography Centre is through Dock Gate 4, please ask for
a map if required. Free parking on site, wheelchair access and facilities
for those with disabilities.
further information contact Daphne on 023 8059 5075 or
Diary Page (Link)
pm Volvo Ocean Adventure: science, education and yacht racing
Simon Boxall, School of Ocean and Earth Science
the NORTH-EAST ATLANTIC OCEAN
PAGE (LINK TO)
|Forum for discussion
about the marine life of the North-east Atlantic Ocean, including the
North Sea, English Channel and all the seas around the British Isles including
Ireland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Belgium, France,
Spain and Portugal.
page can be used by members to report finds, ask questions, queries over
identification, concerns about environmental issues etc. This eForum is
participated in by members of many groups studying the marine environment.
Go to menu bar above and click on Database and then on Marine Life Organisations
to find a list of web sites. Photographs and
illustrations are best uploaded to the Document Vault and should not exceed
75K in size (*.JPG).
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
British Marine Life Study Society Web Site has been included as an Encyclopaedia
Britannica Recommended Site and included on the BBC
On-line Internet Guide.
are more entries on the GATEWAY pages of the BMLSS
Web Site. The logos for the various organisations have been removed to
reduce the size of this file.
Creatures of the
Marine Life Articles in Publications (Link)
is a simple project or request to members and readers of this Bulletin.
It is to take pictures of the coast when you are next down on the shore.
general views have value, but ideally we would like photographs of the
shore showing the type of rock, topography and rock pools, dominant fauna,
and information that cannot be described adequately by words on the Report
name of the particular coast should be included and the grid reference,
if known. Print photographs can be included in Exhibitions
and on the BMLSS Web Sites and electronic publications. Electronic images
in *.JPG format can also be considered for the web site. They should not
exceed 100K in size.
coast of Ile D'Ouessant (Ushant) and Ile De Molene
Seal, Halichoerus grypus, feeding close to the shore at this site.
by Nicolas Jouault (Jersey)
on the album for more links (On-line link)
the two column version of Torpedo (from issue 28)
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FULL MEMBERS 2002
Marine Life Study Society membership information will be sent out with
the Shorewatch newsletter in January 2002.
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