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OpenTALKS: Blue Planet II: the science behind the BBC series

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 18:00 to 19:30
Blackstaff Studios, Belfast
Blue Planet Turtle

This event is fully booked but there is a waiting list - see below.

Marine scientists Mark Brandon and Phil Sexton have spent years working in oceans all around the world including Antarctica, the Atlantic and the Arctic, and with the BBC Blue Planet team since 2014. Using video footage from Blue Planet II, they will talk about some of the key issues affecting our oceans, including how they ‘work’ and why they are important. If you are a Blue Planet fan, this is not to be missed!

Suitability: All ages.

​This event is fully booked, however a waiting list is in operation. Please register your interest here.

This is event is part of the OpenTALKS series – a programme of events to celebrate The Open University’s 50th anniversary.


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