Marine Mammal Research Techniques Course - Cape Town, SA. Nov 2019
Sea Search Research and Conservation will be running a 4 week course on marine mammal research techniques in Cape town South Africa, this November. A few places are still available.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Where - Cape Town,South Africa
When - November 2019
Target audience - students and early career researchers engaging or interested in research on marine mammals and other large marine vertebrates.
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Course Summary. This academically intensive course is targeted at students and postgraduates with a strong interest in a career in marine mammal research.
Based on decades on cumulative team experience this course will provide you with a sound knowledge of survey design, research tools, data collection and analytical methods to enable you to effectively set up and conduct a research study on whales and dolphins and efficiently analyse your data.
Course leaders: Dr Simon Elwen & Dr Tess Gridley.
Date: 04 to 29 Nov.
- Survey & Experimental Design
- Photographic & Video Methods
- Acoustic research methods
- Shore based tracking
- Behavioural data collection
- Intro to GIS / Telemetry / Strandings / Boat skills
Modules consist of a combination of lectures, discussion, computer based and field-based practical exercises.