[MARMAM] Summer field course: Biology and Conservation of Marine Mammals

Andrew Read, Ph.D. aread at duke.edu
Fri Feb 5 11:08:44 PST 2016

Hi everyone:

We’d like to draw your attention to the following summer field course offered by Duke University:

Biology and Conservation of Marine Mammals

Duke University Marine Laboratory
Beaufort, NC
July 11 – August 12, 2016

This field-intensive course covers the biology, management and conservation of marine mammals and sea birds.  Detailed consideration is given to adaptation, ecology and conservation. Laboratory and field exercises address behavior, ecology, and communication of local populations of marine mammal and seabirds. The course is suitable for both undergraduate and graduate students. 4 credit hours, 1.0 course. Instructors: Dr. Lesley Thorne (Stony Brook University) and Dr. Andy Read (Duke University).

Duke tuition: $4,260
Room & Board: $2,519.51
Fees: $211
Total Program Cost: $6,990.51

Tuition scholarships are available; the scholarship application deadline is 1 April. To request a tuition scholarship, please follow this link: https://nicholas.duke.edu/marinelab/programs/undergraduate/financial-assistance

Registration for the course opens on 22 February.

For more information, please contact Katie Wood (katie.wood at duke.edu<mailto:katie.wood at duke.edu>) or the instructors.

Andrew J. Read
Stephen Toth Professor of Marine Biology
Division of Marine Science and Conservation
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University
Phone: 252-504-7590

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