Volunteers needed for Namibian Dolphin Project

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Deadline to Apply:

Sunday, February 16, 2020, 11:00pm



United States

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You can learn more about the Namibian Dolphin Project and ourumbrella organisation Sea Search Research and Conservation (including publications) by following these links (www.namibiandolphinproject.org/   www.seasearch.co.za)

  • Interns will join an active research programme during an intensive period
  • of field work aiming to tackle a number of research questions including
  • long-term population monitoring (photo ID and static acoustic monitoring),
  • behavioural acoustics of bottlenose and Heaviside's dolphins (linking sounds to
  • behaviours), behavioural and acoustic responses to anthropogenic activities (tourism and construction) and response to stranded cetaceans (refloatation/data collection). Our
  • focal study species are Heaviside's dolphins, a small population of common
  • bottlenose dolphins (<100) and humpback whales with additional data collection on
  • right whales, sunfish (Mola mola), African Penguins, sea turtles, jackals and Cape fur seals.

Internships are research focused with an emphasis on learning (and using) field skills in cetacean research such as photo-identification, bioacoustics, biopsy,eDNA, spatially explicit capture-recapture and behavioural data collection, as well as data management and team work.

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Monday, June 1, 2020

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How to Apply:

If you are interested in this placement please send a copy of your CV and a letter of motivation to info@seasearch.co.za.

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There is a fee associated with the internship to cover accommodation, food and training costs.

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