[MARMAM] Cetacean Research Opportunities available in Iceland

Megan Whittaker megan at elding.is
Mon Mar 5 13:00:03 PST 2018


*Cetacean Research Opportunities available in Iceland Elding Whale Watching
Reykjavik (Iceland) is offering research placements on board their vessels.
For further information regarding the company please visit our website at
www.elding.is <http://www.elding.is> This can be through Erasmus to gain
experience or using data collected for your BSc, MSc thesis in connection
with your university.Data collection involves both onboard collection and
on land processing with focus on humpback whales, minke whales and
white-beaked dolphins. Data that you can then use for your studies.Onboard
data collection: Photo ID, GPS marking, behavioural studies, environmental
studies.Onland: Photo processing, ID matching, cataloguing and updating
sightings spreadsheets. Opportunities are available between May and
September, preference will go to those that can stay the longest, this is
to minimise data error and creates a stronger bond with the staff. Please
note: those living in a country outside the EEA can only stay for 3 months
maximum.Provided: accommodation, equipment (you may wish to use your own
personal camera), fun monthly activities and events, 1 hot meal a day when
working. Not provided: travel costs and travel insurance to and from
Iceland and personal expenses.If you are interested and would like more
information please email:Tess Hudson at tess at elding.is <tess at elding.is> *
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