[MARMAM] ANNOUNCEMENT: Marine Mammals: Biology & Conservation course, 3-7 Sept 2012

Peter G.H. Evans peter.evans at bangor.ac.uk
Mon Apr 30 06:44:30 PDT 2012


Apologies for cross posting

ECS members are invited to participate in the 
Ninth European Seminar on Marine Mammals: Biology 
and Conservation  which will be held in Valencia, 
Spain on 3-7 September. Details are given below. 
There are a limited number of grants available. 
Applications should be made as soon as possible.

kind regards,
Peter Evans


UNIVERSIDAD INTERNACIONAL MENENDEZ 
PELAYO

Ninth European Seminar on
Marine Mammals: Biology and Conservation

Valencia (Spain), 3-7 September 2012

DIRECTORS: J.A. Raga (University of Valencia) & 
P.G.H. Evans (Sea Watch Foundation & University 
of Bangor)

SCIENTIFIC SECRETARY: F.J. Aznar & M. Fernandez (University of Valencia)

PROGRAMME: Over the five-day course, senior 
marine mammal specialists from Europe and North 
America will lecture on a wide variety of topics 
in marine mammal science and conservation. There 
will also be a day of practicals, discussion 
fora, and opportunities to interact directly with 
the lecturers outside the lecture periods. The 
programme for 2012 will include lectures from 
Alex Aguilar, Arne Bjørge, Mariano Domingo, Greg 
Donovan, Peter Evans, Philip Hammond, Christina 
Lockyer, Graham Pierce, Peter Tyack, and Juan 
Antonio Raga, and topics include life history 
strategies, behavioural ecology, dietary studies, 
acoustics, survey techniques, statistics & 
modelling, pathology, contaminant studies, 
management of marine mammal populations, and 
various aspects of conservation (with practicals 
on some of these topics).

ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY:
      Universidad Internacional Menendez Pelayo
      Student Office
      Plaza del Carmen, 4
      E-46003 Valencia, Spain
      Phone +34. 963. 108 020; Fax +34.963 108 017
      E-mail secretaria_valencia at uimp.es

LANGUAGE: English (with simultaneous Spanish translation)

REGISTRATION: This is limited to a maximum of 100 
participants and is subjected to current 
availability and order of receipt. Students and 
other interested persons from around Europe and 
beyond are invited to attend.

FORMS:
www.uimp.es/blogs/valencia/actividades/marine_mammals/

GRANTS: A limited number of grants are available 
for the course.  Applications should be submitted 
from 1 May to 31 May 2012.

REGISTRATION FEES: c. 130 Euros

DEADLINE: 3rd September 2012 (if places are available)

REGISTRATION REQUIREMENT:
Applicants must be university students or post-graduates.

DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED FOR REGISTRATION:
A registration form will be provided by the 
Student Office. Once this has been completed, it 
should be handed into the same office together 
with the following documentation:

a) Photocopy of the passport
b) Evidence that the applicant is at least a university or graduate student
c) Original receipt showing payment of registration fees.

PLEASE BEAR IN MIND THAT COMMUNICATION WITH THE 
STUDENT OFFICE IS NOT POSSIBLE IN AUGUST DURING 
UNIVERSITY VACATION  TIMES


--
Dr Peter G.H. Evans

Director
Sea Watch Foundation,
Ewyn y Don,
Bull Bay,
Amlwch,
Isle of Anglesey
Wales LL68 9SD


Hon. Senior Lecturer
School of Ocean Sciences,
University of Bangor,
Menai Bridge,
Anglesey, Wales LL59 5AB

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Mobile: 0776-556-6102
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