Participants in this program will spend 5 days in the field learning skills important to marine mammal research and two days snorkeling near shore reefs. Each day we will focus on a different skill and include a round table discussion in the evening. This program is meant to be low stress and enjoyable! A maximum [...]
Closed for the 2016 research season. Application will be accepted in August 2016 for the 2017 winter. It's that time again! Call for applications for Research Assistant positions for the Puerto Rico Humpback Whale Project with The Marine and Coastal Ecology Research Center Duration: December 29, 2014 - May 01, 2016 Four full time Research [...]
Manatee in Puerto Rico: July 30-August 10, 2015 Experimental Design in Feeding Ecology of Marine Mammals (and some fantastic snorkeling too!) Click HERE to register!!! The Marine and Coastal Ecology Research Center (MCERC) is offering a 12 day field intensive program; Experimental Design in Feeding Ecology of Marine Mammals. No experience necessary. Undergrads, newly [...]
Join the Marine and Coastal Ecology Research Center this summer. We are offering several courses from Wildlife Photography to Manuscript Preparation. Check out the list of courses below. Questions or comments? Contact Us!
Congratulations to Shelby Noble, Carlye Yancey, Jonny Reid, and Clayton Yancey as the Research Assistants for the 2015 winter research season! They will work closely with the MCERC team this season in all facets of the organization. Carlye (USA) attended the humpback Whale Field Intensive program 2013 and 2014. Jonny (U.K.) attended the HWFI in 21013, [...]
The Marine and Coastal Ecology Research Center (MCERC) is inviting interested adults to participate in the fifth season for 7 day field intensive programs focused on cetacean behavioral ecology in Puerto Rico. No experience is necessary to participate! All sessions for the 2015 season will include the 8 hour MCERC personal marketing course, “Is Your [...]
4 Internship positions for the Humpback Whale Project Puerto Rico, USA December 29, 2014 - May 01, 2015 Four full time internships are available for the winter of 2015 to assist in the long term research project focusing on humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) wintering off Puerto Rico. General description: Research for this project includes seasonal occurrence [...]
The Marine and Coastal Ecology Research Center (MCERC) is offering a distance learning course aimed at helping undergraduates and recent graduates of marine biology and marine science programs preparing to apply for internships, employment, or graduate school. This program has been developed in response to many of our marine biology students requesting a day of [...]
Winter is coming and so are the humpback whales! If you are interested in helping us survey for whales around Puerto Rico, please contact me before January. We will have a team of students, interns and scientists counting whales and noting their behaviors. This season we anticipate more mother calf pairs than ever. They stay [...]
The deadline to apply for the 2014 internships has been extended to September 30th. This will allow the post to hit the MARMAM email list. If you sent in a letter of interest and a CV, please expect to hear from us in early October!