[MARMAM] Course/Internship/Independent Study on Monitoring Cetaceans in Baja California, Mexico

M. Fernanda Urrutia Osorio urrutiaof at gmail.com
Sun Jan 24 09:46:56 PST 2016

Hello everybody,

The Cetacean Observation Program PROCETUS (Programa de Observacion de
Cetaceos), located in Baja California, Mexico is offering a course  on
monitoring cetaceans in Bahia de los Angeles, Mexico. This course is
directed to students or anyone interested in learning more about whales
and/or want to gain valuable research experience on the field.

This one-week course includes 5 days of boat surveys. Each survey
consisting of 6 to 8 boat hours  along the Canal de Ballenas. Each day,
students/interns will learn photo-id research, sampling techniques,
behavioral observations and GIS mapping. Although students cannot obtain
academic credit with this course, we encourage students to talk to their
teachers in order to take this course as an independent study. Interns will
receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course.


May 24th -31st 2016

* Dates are flexible at this point. Because most schools don't have the

same academic calendar, please let us know if the dates don't work for

you so we can make arrangements.


700 USD

The fee includes

·         Transportation to/from Bahia de los Angeles from/to San
Diego/Tijuana (11-12 hour drive).

·         Accommodation at "Las Hamacas" Hotel.

·         All meals.

·         Field work: boat surveys.

Does not include

·         Travel to San Diego or Tijuana

·         Travel insurance

·         Expenses incurred before/after the course

·         Spending money

For more information visit


Check out our page

www.procetus.com.mx and visit us on Facebook to see what we do


Contact us for more information on the course

info at procetus.com.mx or on Facebook


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