[MARMAM] Humpback Whale and Marine Mammal Field Techniques Programs
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Mon Oct 31 10:18:14 PDT 2016
*Humpback Whale and Marine Mammal Field Techniques Programs in Puerto Rico,
*Registration now open for the 7th season with The Marine and Coastal
Ecology Research Center. Programs for winter 2017 are being subsidized by
MCERC resulting in a reduced registration fee for these field intensive
Humpback Whale Field Intensive Program (January through April 2017- week
long sessions) $900USD
Marine Mammal Field Techniques Program (January 2017 – single week long
Marine Mammal Field Techniques Program (including Open Water Diving
(January 2017; single 10 day
*Spaces are very limited *to 6 participants for the Marine Mammal Field
Techniques and Humpback Whale Field Intensive (per session). The Marine
Mammal Field Techniques with SUBA certification has 8 spots available as of
this posting. If Spring Break week is important to you, please plan to
register as soon as possible.
The MCERC field station in Puerto Rico, USA houses all program participants
while we focus on building field skills and resumes for anybody interested
in marine mammal science. These positions are also suitable for
internships, and many of our students receive up to 3 undergraduate credit
hours through independent study with a faculty member from their campus.
The program fee covers room and meals for the week long session,
instruction, transportation to all field excursions, and equipment
necessary for the program (SCUBA certification requires minimal, personal
equipment provided by students). There is no cost associated with
participating in data collection during the Humpback Whale Field Intensive
program. During this program, students are critical members of our data
The program fee does not include travel to and from Boquerón, Puerto Rico,
USA. Citizens of the USA do not need a passport to travel to Puerto Rico
(at this time), the currency is the US Dollar, and most major cell phone
carriers have service on the island.
There is no application process required. Interested people should visit
the websites below to learn more details about the programs, then request
passcodes to the Education Hub to register by emailing
Nicole.MCERC at gmail.com or MCERC.mail at gmail.com.
Education Hub www.Marine-Eco.org/mcerc-moodle
Photo Gallery www.Marine-Eco.jimdo.com
Marine and Coastal Ecology Research Center Inc.
Spring Hill, Florida
Research station: Boqueron, Puerto Rico, USA
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