[MARMAM] Call Open: Applied Marine Biological Sampling and Data Collection Module

SMART SMART at gmit.ie
Thu Jun 6 04:10:00 PDT 2013

Please note that the call for applications to the accredited continuous professional development module (CPD) in Applied Marine Biological Sampling and Data Collection is now open. This module is being offered by Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) and the Strategic Marine Alliance for Research and Training (SMART) from the 30th of September to the 25th of 0ctober 2013. 

The module is geared towards postgraduate students of marine science and marine industry personnel. Four days of shiptime sampling and data collection onboard the Celtic Voyager and Celtic Mist are supported by three days of intensive laboratory practicals and lectures in GMIT.  Attendance is required from the 7th to 13th of October with all other elements accomplished through student centered distance learning using specially developed resources. 

Themes addressed include:
quantitative sampling of fisheries catch and bycatch
surveying and monitoring methodologies for cetaceans and seabirds
biopsy tissue  sampling for marine mammals
benthic sampling and data recording
oceanographic data collection and sampling. 

A module description is available at : http://www.smartseaschool.com/postgrad 
Applications may be completed online at:  http://smartseaschool.wufoo.eu/forms/applied-marine-biological-sampling/

Completion of the module results in an award of 5 credits at NFQ level 9 under the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). 

If you have any queries relating the module and its content please do not hesitate to contact us at smart at gmit.ie 

Best Wishes,
John Boyd

Strategic Marine Alliance for Research and Training
Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
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