Ventura is co-organizing new editions of a PRATICAL INTENSIVE COURSE ON WHALES & DOLPHINS, in Madeira Island (Portugal), in April and September 2018
5 lectures, 6 pelagic trips, a visit to the Whale Museum, a look-out post experience, insurance and certificate - final dates will be launch 31st January
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.
580€ (early registration: 490€, untill 30 Feb | 30 June) | 10% discount for students for April Edition and September Edition
Contact and bookings: firstname.lastname@example.org