[MARMAM] Remote Internship with Marine Mammals Research Association

Selina Brouwer selina at dmad.org.tr
Fri Sep 4 04:49:46 PDT 2020


Dear all,



*Please find below details of our Remote Internship with DMAD this autumn.*



Unfortunately many countries still have their borders closed and it is
currently almost impossible to travel safely 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,
graduates, career changers etc can receive both research and public
outreach experience working with the DMAD team.
http://www.dmad.org.tr/remote-internships



WHO ARE DMAD AND WHAT DO WE DO?

DMAD - Marine Mammals Research Association has 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: http://www.dmad.org.tr/our-projects



ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP:

The DMAD team provides lectures and training as well as constant
supervision. You will be given the chance to learn the most popular
methodologies used in marine mammal research including:

-Cetacean species identification within the Mediterranean

-Population statuses and threats to marine mammals within the Mediterranean

-Software used in the field (Pythagoras, Logger 2010)

-Data analysis using GIS, R, Distance, Mark

-Passive Acoustic Monitoring using PamGuard

-Residency Pattern Analysis

-Population Estimation

-Scientific support on manuscript and technical report writing including
thesis supervision



PARTICIPATION FEE:

The internship is for 2 months and is about 100 hours and requires a
contribution fee of 560euro, which fully goes to supporting the project.



WHATS INCLUDED IN THE FEE:

-PDF copies of the training and lectures

-Video recordings

-Scientific support through weekly Skype calls

-Real data and practical examples to work through

-Certification of participation



HOW TO APPLY

Our next Remote Internship starts on the *21st of Septembe*r; the number of
places has a limit.

Email your CV and cover letter to info at dmad.org.tr, giving details of your
specific interests so that we can help you to develop a personal project.



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

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marinemammalsresearch/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DMADforNature/



All the best and stay safe,

DMAD team

*info at dmad.org.tr <info at dmad.org.tr>*

*www.dmad.org.tr <http://www.dmad.org.tr/>*
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