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Archipelagos, Institute of Marine Conservation
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Internship on microplastic research; samos, greece

Post Date:Jan 24, 2018Type:Full time
Start Date:Salary:Volunteer
Location: Greece - Samos - Eastern Aegean Islands Job Reference:
• University degree in Marine, Environmental, Chemical or related sciences (student or graduate)
• Fluency of English language and good computer skills
• Experience in laboratory work
• 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 communi

Job Description:
Microplastic Research Team members have access to a wide range of samples, which are processed and analyzed in simple laboratory facilities and can be send to specialized laboratories for further analysis. Analysis carried out since 2009 shows that almost 100% of fish and marine invertebrates examined contained microplastics fibers in their stomachs, as did the majority of sediment samples. Archipelagos’ goal is to identify the main source of influx of microplastics into the Aegean and verify whether they are indeed traveling through the food chain, from plankton to top predators. Projects focus on the assessment of microplastic fiber content of:
• sediment samples from the islands of Samos/Lipsi/Ikaria.
• surface seawater samples collected via kayaks/boat surveys.
• fish and macroinvetrebrates
• marine mammals and turtles found in strandings
• Processing and statistical analysis of the data obtained.
• Writing of a scientific publications.


Contact Information
Kleopatra Delaveri
Pythagorio, Samos, Greece
Pythagorio 83103
Ph: 00302273061191

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