Continuous Professional Development Course from the 12th to 15th of April for Graduates, Researchers, Marine Industry Professionals and Observers.
This intensive Continuous Professional Development Course (CPD) is designed for graduates, researchers, marine professionals and observers who wish to gain practical skills and experience in offshore biological sampling and data collection will run for four days from the 12th to 15th of April 2016.
Course Topics include:
- Applications of Marine Biological Sampling and Data Collection
- Sampling Campaign, Design, Planning and Implementation
- Fisheries Catch, Bycatch and Discard Sampling and Recording
- Visual and Acoustic Surveying and Monitoring for Marine Mammals
- Visual Methods for the Identification of and Collection of Data on Seabirds
- Ecological and Environmental Impacts of Marine Industries
Instruction is by key academic staff and researchers at GMIT and the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group with extensive track records in research and consultancy.
Places on the course are restricted to 20 and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. Course fees of €500 are payable on acceptance of place to GMIT. The closing date for applications is the 11th of March.
A course poster can be downloaded here.
Please address any queries to firstname.lastname@example.org
Shiptime for the Applied Marine Biological and Data Collection Module on the Celtic Voyager is carried out under the Strategic Marine Research & Innovation Agenda of the Integrated Marine Plan for Ireland (Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth).