[MARMAM] Biology of Marine Mammals – University of Hawaii at Hilo Summer Course

Dr. Jason Turner jpturner at hawaii.edu
Wed Apr 15 23:58:48 PDT 2015

Aloha all,
UH-Hilo will be offering Biology of Marine Mammals (MARE 390/390L) this 
summer from June 22 – July 31.  The course will provide a Comprehensive 
investigation of a diverse group of highly adapted marine vertebrates. 
Whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, sea lions, walruses, manatees, 
dugongs, sea otters and polar bears will be covered. Focus will be on 
taxonomy, anatomy and physiology, behavior, reproductive ecology, 
adaptations to the marine environment, and conservation and management. 
Field and lab techniques employed by professional marine mammal 
biologists including shore and boat-based surveys, photo-identification, 
and acoustic sampling. Investigations will focus on local species of 
marine mammals.
Attached is a copy of the UH-Hilo Marine Science Summer Catalog along 
with a flyer with the course description along with a few pics from the 
Please forward to any and all students who might be interested in a 
summer course in Hawaii.
You can also contact me at jpturner at hawaii.edu if you have any questions.
With much aloha,

  Associate Professor
  Department of Marine Science
  University of Hawai‘i at Hilo
  200 W. Kawili St.
  Hilo, HI 96720
  (808) 932-7598

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