[MARMAM] VOLUNTEER SURVEYOR OPPORTUNITY - Southern UK Seas October 2020

Tom Brereton tom.brereton at marine-life.org.uk
Mon Sep 7 11:54:44 PDT 2020


VOLUNTEER SURVEYOR OPPORTUNITY - Southern UK Seas October 2020
 

Volunteer cetacean and seabird survey opportunity - in the Western English
Channel, Celtic and Irish Sea: OCTOBER 2020

 

In partnership with CEFAS, MARINElife will once again be joining the Peltic
survey this autumn from Lowestoft, sailing the Celtic Sea, Irish Sea.
Southern North Sea and English Channel.

 

Two places are available.

 

Proposed duration 35 days

Start 3rd October from Lowestoft, Suffolk, England

Return to Lowestoft

 

An excellent variety of cetacean and seabird species are likely to be
encountered on this trip, with the opportunity to join and learn from a
multidisciplinary team carrying out pelagic fish and plankton surveys and
collecting oceanographic data. It is a great opportunity to contribute to
analyses linking mammals and seabird sightings to prey availability.

 

Please let us know if you are an experienced MARINElife surveyor and have
availability on these dates. Or are available for the first or second part
of the survey, as there may be opportunity to split teams dependent on the
level of response. All meals are provided on board the vessel; specific
dietary requirements must be specified in your application. Bunks have a
bed, en-suite bathroom, TV, desk and internet access. There is also access
to the communal areas of the ship.

 

Requirements:

 

 

*        Experienced in cetacean and/or seabird identification at sea.

 

*        A valid ENG1 medical certificate (see
www.dft.gov.uk/mca/mcga-mgn264.pdf
<http://www.dft.gov.uk/mca/mcga-mgn264.pdf>
<http://www.dft.gov.uk/mca/mcga-mgn264.pdf>  and
http://www.dft.gov.uk/mca/mcga07-home/workingatsea/mcga-medicalcertandadvice
/mcga-ml5-medicalinfo/mcga-approved-docs-list.htm )

 

*        Personal Sea Survival Certificate (MCA approved Personal Survival
Techniques (according to STCW 95 convention). It is really important that
you have or obtain the correct PST certificate to be able to join this trip.

 

OR

 

A BOSIET Offshore survival certificate 

 

OR

 

STCW10 Sea survival course

 

If you would like to join the research team as a Marine Mammal & Seabird
Surveyor, please email tom.brereton at marine-life.org.uk
<mailto:tom.brereton at marine-life.org.uk>   including a CV or brief summary
of experience.

 

 

I look forward to hearing from you.

 

 

 

Tom Brereton





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