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Archipelagos, Institute of Marine Conservation
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Marine mammal research internship; aegean islands

Post Date:Jul 13, 2017Type:Full time
Start Date:Salary:Volunteer
Location: Greece - Samos - Eastern Aegean Islands Job Reference:
Skills:
•        Graduate or Student of Marine, Environmental, Ecological or related sciences
•        Fluency of English language and good computer skills
•        Good eye for detail /high standard of work presentation
•        Excellent organizational and self – management skills
•        Strong desire to help Archipelagos’ conservation efforts
•        Ability to work both individually and as part of a dynamic, multi-cultural team
•        Motivation to live in a small island community


Job Description:
Marine Mammal Team members can gain a unique experience and enhance their skills, both in boat and land - based surveys, in a region of rare conservational value for marine mammals. They join field surveys monitoring cetaceans in their habitats, as well as office-based work assisting the conservation efforts. The main activities include:
•        Cetacean presence, abundance, distribution and behavioural studies by boat and land based surveys
•        Aegean Marine Life Sanctuary: the creation of an in-sea rehabilitation facility for marine mammals and turtles, but also for dolphins rescued from captivity
•        Analysis of environmental factors influencing cetacean distribution and abundance
•        Movement/ residency pattern and social structure through mark recapture photo-ID techniques
•        Cetacean first aid/ stranding response
•        Monitoring Mediterranean Monk Seals/ Sea turtles
•        Microplastic analysis in marine animal digestive system
•        Citizen science, school education awareness projects.


Comments:
http://archipelago.gr/en/get-involved/placements-and-internships/



Contact Information
Kleopatra Delaveri
Pythagorio, Samos, Greece
Pythagorio 83103
Greece
Ph: 00302273061191
Email: admissions@archipelago.gr


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