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Training Through Research Surveys (TTRS) Celtic Sea Geotechnical Survey

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CALL NOW CLOSED FOR THIS SURVEY

An opportunity to participate in a geotechnical survey along the south coast of Ireland is being offered as part of SMART’s Training Through Research Surveys (TTRS) scheme. The survey is led by Dr Andy Wheeler of University College Cork and will investigate the stratigraphy of the seabed along a series of transects between Youghal and Carnsore. Survey operations will include Sub-bottom Profiling with a Seismic Sparker System, Vibrocoring, and Sediment Grabs. 

The survey will take place from 12th to 17th of February 2013 onboard the RV Celtic Explorer. Embarkation will be from Dublin with disembarkation at Cork on the 17th of February.

This opportunity is especially relevant to postgraduate students with an interest in marine geology and geophysics, particularly those seeking offshore experience and opportunities for data collection. Students are required to have PST Sea-survival certification (STCW95) and an up to date ENG11 medical certificate. This call closes on Friday 1st February 2012 at 1pm. To apply please send a copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining your interest to smart@gmit.ie.

Please note that travel and accommodation expenses will be funded

 

 

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