[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
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.
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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