[MARMAM] Passive Acoustic Monitoring Training Level 1 course - New Orleans, 9-11 February 2015

Sam Nichols sn1608 at googlemail.com
Wed Jan 28 07:20:41 PST 2015

Seiche Training is running its next course in New Orleans, USA, 9-11

*Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) – Level 1*

Our well-established three day course provides comprehensive training for
personnel new to the offshore industry. This course provides the skills
needed to use PAM systems as a PAM operator and is aimed at delegates with
a scientific background, preferably in biology and marine sciences.

Two days of classroom sessions to include lectures on sound in water,
marine mammal and sound production, noise sources and their effect on
marine mammals, PAM principles and the role of the PAM operator,
Seiche PAM hardware
with deployment and operations, PAM software and an introduction to

There will be a hands-on sessions in the classroom with the Seiche PAM
to reinforce the lectures and encourage the delegates to get to grips with
the system, its set-up, operation and troubleshooting.

The final classroom session is an interactive PAMGuard workshop where
delegates learn how to build a functioning PAMGuard data model. Simulated
sources and recordings are used to show how to effectively detect and
localize marine mammals.

Day three is a practical session on a vessel where delegates use what they
have learned to take an active role in set-up, deployment and operation of
the Seiche PAM system at sea and run through troubleshooting scenarios.

Thorough support material is provided.

Please see www.seiche.com/topics/95-passive-acoustic-monitoring-pam-level-1
for more info and booking. Or contact Sarah Hancock at s.hancock at seiche.com.

Seiche Training provides market-leading Marine Mammal Monitoring training
and Underwater Acoustics courses worldwide. Seiche Ltd is the top supplier
of Passive Acoustic Monitoring equipment to the Oil and Gas industry.
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