miércoles, 7 de mayo de 2008

Actividades: curso en Valencia!

Hola chic@s!

Cada 2 años se celebra el Seminario Europeo de la Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo.
Aquí os cuelgo el programa y la forma de inscribirse.

Yo por suspuesto que me voy a apuntar, a ver si alguien más se anima, que es una oportunidad única! El curso es en Inglés pero con traducción simultánea al castellano.

Seventh European Seminar onMarine Mammals: Biology and Conservation

Valencia (Spain), 15-19 September 2008
DIRECTORS: J.A. Raga (University of Valencia) & P.G.H. Evans (Sea Watch Foundation & University of Bangor)
SCIENTIFIC SECRETARY: F.J. Aznar & M. Fernandez (University of Valencia)

PROGRAMME

MONDAY, 15th
08.30 Registration
09.00 Opening session
Juan Antonio Raga & Peter Evans
09.30 Life history strategies of marine mammals
Christina Lockyer
NAMMCO, Norway
12.00 Foraging ecology and energetics of marine mammals
Dan Costa
University of California, USA
16.30 Behavioural ecology of marine mammals
Arne Bjørge
Institute of Marine Research, Norway

TUESDAY, 16th
09.00 Tracking techniques to study marine mammals
Simone Panigada
Tethys Research Institute, Italy
11.30 Assessment of marine mammal population size and status
Philip S. Hammond
University of St. Andrews, UK
16.30 Habitat modelling of cetaceans
Ana Cañadas
ALNITAK, Spain

WEDNESDAY, 17th
09.00 Practical sessions*:
(1) Age determination & (2) Estimating population size using mark-recapture methods
COORDINATOR:
Peter Evans, Sea Watch Foundation & University of Bangor, UK
PARTICIPANTS:
Christina Lockyer, NAMMCO, Norway
Philip S. Hammond, University of St. Andrews, UK
16.00 Practical sessions*:
(3) Approaches to studying marine mammal foraging and diving behaviour & (4) Cetacean necropsy
COORDINATOR:
Juan Antonio Raga, University of Valencia, Spain
PARTICIPANTS:
Dan Costa, University of California, USA
Juan Antonio Raga, University of Valencia, Spain
* Only one of the four practical sessions offered can be chosen by each student.

THURSDAY, 18th
09.00 Parasitism in marine mammals
Juan Antonio Raga
University of Valencia, Spain
11.30 Pathology of marine mammals
Mariano Domingo
Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
16.30 Impact of pollutants on marine mammals
Alex Aguilar
Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
18.00 Coffee round table
Free talks with the speakers

FRIDAY, 19th0
9:00 Management of cetacean populations
Gregory P. Donovan
International Whaling Commission, UK
11.30 Conservation of marine mammals and the role of Marine Protected Areas in management
Peter Evans
Sea Watch Foundation & University of Bangor, UK
13.30 Closing session

ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY:
Universidad Internacional Menendez Pelayo
Student Office
Plaza del Carmen, 4
E-46003
Valencia, Spain
Phone +34.96.3869802;
Fax +34.96.3869823
E-mail secretaria_valencia@uimp.es

LANGUAGE: English (with simultaneous Spanish translation)
REGISTRATION: It is limited to a maximum of 100 participants and is subjected to current availability and order of receipt.
GRANTS: A limited number of grants are available for the course.
Applications should be submitted from 1st May to 31st May 2008.
NUMBER OF REFERENCE OF THE COURSE: 70012
REGISTRATION FEES: 125 Euros
DEADLINE: 8th September 2008 (if places are available)
REGISTRATION REQUIREMENT:Applicants must be university students or post-graduates.
DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED FOR REGISTRATION:
A registration form will be provided by the Student Office. Once this has been completed, it should be handed into the same ofice together with the following documentation:
a) Photocopy of the
b) Evidence that the applicant is at least a university or graduate student
c) Original receipt showing payment of registration fees.

PLEASE BEAR IN MIND THAT COMMUNICATION WITH THE STUDENT OFFICE IS NOT POSSIBLE DURING UNIVERSITY VACATION TIME (ALL OF AUGUST)
--
Dr Peter G.H. Evans
DirectorSea Watch Foundation,
Cynifryn,Abershore, Llanfaglan,Caernarfon,Gwynedd
LL54 5RA, UK