[MARMAM] New Seiche Dubai PSO & PAM course, December 2014

Sam Nichols sn1608 at googlemail.com
Mon Sep 8 11:59:34 PDT 2014

Please could you add this to your list:


Seiche is heading to Dubai in December to run its respected PSO & PAM 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

PSO Module (2 days): USD 800 or AED 2,940
PAM Module (3 days): USD 800 or AED 2,940

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

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