miércoles, 25 de noviembre de 2009

Volunteering: study orcas!

Get off-campus and study wild killer whales for 10 weeks next spring or fall!? Apply now to conduct your own research with the Beam Reach Marine Science and Sustainability School.

Beam Reach is for you if you want to:

-- study endangered orcas and the salmon they eat
-- use advanced bioacoustic tools in your own project
-- network with experts in killer whale conservation
-- learn to sail a biodiesel-electric catamaran
-- explore the San Juan Islands in the Pacific Northwest
-- earn 18 credits from the University of Washington

Check it out at: http://beamreach.org?mrmt11/24/2009

We are currently accepting applications for the Spring 2010 program (March 29 - June 05) and Fall 2010 program (August 23 - October 30).? To apply you should have completed your first year of college, be interested in the marine environment, and want to spend 10 weeks off-campus in an intensive field research experience.

Start your adventure! Complete this simple application form:
http://www.beamreach.org/apply.html?mrmt11/24/2009

Upcoming dates for review of complete applications are Dec. 7 and Jan 4.

Let us know if you have any questions!
Dr. Scott Veirs
info@beamreach.org

Recent publication:
Holt, et al. (2009) Killer whales increase their call amplitude in response to vessel noise
http://www.orcasphere.net/2008/12/11/killer-whales-call-louder-as-vessel-noise-increases?mrmt11/24/2009

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Beam Reach | Marine Science and Sustainability School
www.beamreach.org | 206.251-5554
7044 17th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115