[MARMAM] Marine Mammals Monitoring Training - Stuart Florida - 9th - 13th October 2014

Sarah Hancock s.hancock at seiche.com
Thu Jul 10 05:25:35 PDT 2014

Marine Mammal Monitoring Training

9th - 13th October 2014 - Stuart Florida

PSO Module

Protected Species Observer Training BOEM & BSEE Compliant

A 2 day interactive course aimed at people who wish to pursue a career in
marine mammal observation and mitigation for the offshore seismic industry.
This course has been designed to equip the delegates with a thorough
background on all the aspects you will be required to know when working
offshore. We have incorporated a 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 and Sea Turtles

. Legislation within the Gulf of Mexico and global oceans

. Introduction to Seismic Surveys

. Permitting Requirements

. Role of the PSO

. Data Collection and Reporting

Day 2 (classroom)

. Clues and Search Methods for Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles

. Species Identification

. Testing and Certification

PAM Module

Passive Acoustic Monitoring Training

Comprehensive 'hands-on' PAM training for delegates with a scientific
background in biology and marine sciences who have successfully completed
the certified PSO Module.

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 and Operations

. PAM Software

. PAMGuard Workshop

Day 5 (on a vessel)

. Set up and deployment of PAM systems and visual

observer stations

. Troubleshooting

. Real-time mitigation and reporting

Course Fee: 

PSO - $800

PAM - $800

Combo - $1600


Course coordinator:

Sarah Hancock

Tel: +44 1409 404 050

Mobile: +44 7825544436

Email: s.hancock at seiche.com



Sarah Hancock

Training Co-Ordinator




Seiche Measurements Limited
Bradworthy Industrial Estate, Langdon Road, Bradworthy, Holsworthy, Devon,
EX22 7SF, United Kingdom
Tel:  +44 (0)1409 404050  Fax: +44 (0)1409 240276  Mob: +44 7825544436 
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