[MARMAM] Summer dolphin research courses in Slovenia

Tilen Genov tilen.genov at gmail.com
Sat Apr 23 11:25:02 PDT 2011


Summer Dolphin Research Courses in Slovenia



Morigenos – marine mammal research and conservation society is organizing
Summer Dolphin Research Camps in July, August and September 2011, where you
can assist in the research programme of the Slovenian Dolphin Project.

*Morigenos - marine mammal research and conservation society* is a
scientific NGO that aims to combine scientific research, monitoring,
education, public awareness, capacity building and management, to achieve
effective conservation of the marine environment and biodiversity.
More information on Morigenos can be found at www.morigenos.org. The list of
scientific publications by Morigenos can be seen here:
Publications<http://www.morigenos.org/index.php?path=Publications>



Slovenian Dolphin Project is a long-term research, monitoring and
conservation programme, focusing on bottlenose dolphins (*Tursiops truncatus
*) in Slovenian and adjacent waters in the northern Adriatic Sea since 2002.
Research activities focus on dolphin distribution, abundance, social
structure, habitat use, feeding habits, fishery interactions and tourism
impact.

Summer Dolphin Research Camps offer interested people to join Morigenos team
for 10 days and participate in research activities. This includes boat
surveys, land watches, theodolite tracking, photo-identification,
behavioural observations, lectures and training. Food and accommodation are
provided at Morigenos research base. Anyone above the age of 16 can
participate, regardless of nationality or field of expertise. No previous
experience is required.
Apart from research activities, the participants share everyday duties and
chores with the team members.
 Detailed information on Summer Dolphin Research Camps can be found
here: Research
camps <http://www.morigenos.org/index.php?path=Raziskovalni_tabori_delfini>



Applications

There is no selection. Applications are treated on a "first-come,
first-served" basis.
Please send an e-mail to morigenos at morigenos.org for registration, preferred
dates and possible questions.



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Tilen Genov


Morigenos - marine mammal research
 and conservation society
Jarska cesta 36/a
SI-1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
morigenos at morigenos.org
www.morigenos.org
http://www.facebook.com/Morigenos
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