Ventura is co-organizing a special edition of a PRATICAL INTENSIVE COURSE ON WHALES & DOLPHINS, in Madeira Island (Portugal), between 17-19th March, and 2 full editions on 13-20th May, and 5-12th September 2016
4 lectures, 3 pelagic trips , a visit to the Whale Museum, a look-out post experience, insurance and certificate - 17-19th March 2016
5 lectures, 6 pelagic trips , a visit to the Whale Museum, a look-out post experience, insurance and certificate - 13-20th May | 5-12th September 2016
undergraduate / recente graduated students and naturalists.
Lectures will be given by researchers with experience on the field, and the pelagic trips guided by an experienced tour leader.
to provide the participants the chance to learn more about the marine life in general, covering aspects of the biology, species identification, and standard research techniques applied to the study of whales and dolphins, as well as of other associated megafauna inhabiting the Madeiran waters such as sea birds, turtles and the endangered Mediterranean monk seal. To provide the participants an intensive sea life watching experience during the week, covering: data collection (visual and photographic data) and the chance to discuss real life difficulties in data collection and species identification; adequate approaching procedures / best practices when near the animals; and ‘reading’ animals signs of stress.
290€ (early registration: 261€, untill 15 February) | 10% discount for students for 17-19th March 2016 (1st Edition)
580€ (early registration: 490€, untill 30 March | 30 May) | 10% discount for students for 13-20th May (2nd Edition) and 5-12th September (3rd Edition) 2016
Contact and bookings: firstname.lastname@example.org