2016 Humpback Whale Field Intensive Internship Program!

/2016 Humpback Whale Field Intensive Internship Program!
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Humpback Whale Field Intensive in Puerto Rico, USA

Join us for our 6th season of humpback whale research in the beautiful Caribbean Sea!

 You will be a critical part of our research team collecting data on humpback whales from land and boat surveys. You will learn data sampling, theodolite tracking, fluke and fin identification, and related software programs for managing data during each week-long internship session. This is a skill builder for field techniques in marine biology and marine mammal research.

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 For more details: Navigate to MCERC’s Education Hub web site.

Go to the block on the right side of the Home Page and click on “Humpback Whale Field Intensive” to see a description and categories.

 MCERC is a 501c3 non-profit organization. all program fees support research and education.

 Who: any person over 18. ideal for university students with an interest in marine biology,  ecology , or related field

           NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED!

 What: a week-long program designed to give field experience

 Where: MCERC field house in San German, Puerto Rico, USA

 When: January through April 2016 (weeks posted on the Education Hub)

 How: Send us an email saying you are interested in the “HWFI” and we will send you access to the Education Hub

           to register.  email MCERC.mail@gmail.com

 Why: to build field research skills for marine biologists

Places in the sessions for whale research with MCERC fill very quickly. If you are in need of a particular weekend, please consider signing up as soon as possible. The program fee is $1300.00USD for each week long session and includes a bunk at the field house, all meals, transportation to and from all field excursions, instruction by the MCERC faculty. The program fee does not include transportation to and from San German, Puerto Rico, USA.

Questions? email MCERC.nmail@gmail.com