[MARMAM] Remote Internships at DMAD
selina at dmad.org.tr
Mon May 11 02:21:34 PDT 2020
*Please find below details of our Remote Internship with DMAD*
Many countries have closed their borders and it is currently almost
impossible to travel due to the outbreak of COVID-19 but that doesn't mean
that you can't benefit from our knowledge and develop your career or get
help with your thesis remotely. Students and graduates can receive both
research and public outreach experience working with the DMAD team.
WHO ARE DMAD AND WHAT DO WE DO?
DMAD - Marine Mammals Research Association have scientific projects running
in Turkey, Montenegro and Albania. We conduct long-term studies of marine
mammals in Istanbul, Antalya, the Levantine sea, Montenegrin coastal waters
and the northern coastline of Albania. We aim to address questions about
marine mammal abundance, distribution and behaviour, define critical
habitats and investigate the impact of major threats, ranging from tourism
to hydrocarbon exploration.
Our wider attention focuses on the promotion and implementation of
awareness initiatives targeted at the local community.
More details on the projects can be found here:
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR?
For BSc and MSc students that want to develop a scientific project thesis.
ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP:
The DMAD team provides lectures and training as well as constant support. You
will be given the chance to learn the most popular methodologies used in
marine mammal research including:
-Marine mammal species identification within the Mediterranean
-Population statuses and threats to marine mammals within the Mediterranean
-Survey design and techniques: Land and boat surveys
-Software used in the field (Pythagoras, Logger 2010)
-Data analysis using GIS, R, Distance, Mark
-Scientific support on manuscript and technical report writing including
The internship is for 100 hours and requires a contribution fee of 380euro,
which fully goes to supporting the project.
WHATS INCLUDED IN THE FEE:
-PDF copies of the training and lectures
-Scientific support through weekly Skype calls
-Real data and practical examples to work through
HOW TO APPLY
Email your CV and cover letter to info at dmad.org.tr, explaining the subject
of your thesis in the cover letter.
If you wish to have more info about our other internships and work please
take a look at some of our web pages and social media:
Our research: http://www.dmad.org.tr/our-projects
Our remote internships: http://www.dmad.org.tr/remote-internships
Our publications: http://www.dmad.org.tr/our-publications
All the best,
*info at dmad.org.tr <info at dmad.org.tr>*
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