[MARMAM] PSO & PAM Training 29 Sept - 3 Oct, Cape Town

Sam Nichols sn1608 at googlemail.com
Sat Aug 23 11:22:44 PDT 2014

 Marine Mammal Monitoring (PSO & PAM) Training Course
29 Sept - 3 Oct 2014, Cape Town, South Africa

Last chance to book places on this BOEM and BSEE Compliant course.
Comprehensive training from experts in their field for those who wish
to pursue a career in marine mammal observation and mitigation for the
offshore seismic industry. It includes one day on board a vessel to
allow you to gain experience with marine mammal identification while
at sea.

Day 1 (classroom)
Introduction to Marine Mammals & Sea Turtles
Legislation within the Gulf of Mexico & Global Oceans
Introduction to Seismic Surveys
Permitting Requirements
Role of the PSO
Data Collection & Reporting

Day 2 (classroom)
Clues & Search Methods for Marine Mammals & Sea Turtles
Species Identification
Testing & Certification

Day 3 (classroom)
Sound In Water
Marine Mammals
Anthropogenic Noise in the Sea
Effects of Anthropogenic Noise on Marine Mammals
Local Mitigation Guidelines
PAM Principles and the Role of the PAM Operator

Day 4 (classroom)
PAM Hardware & Operations
PAM Software
PAMGuard Workshop

Day 5 (on a vessel)
Set up and deployment of PAM systems and visual observer stations
Real-time mitigation and reporting

For more details, please contact Sarah Hancock at s.hancock at seiche.com.

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