MMO and PSO training courses are running in Inverness, Scotland, in December:
JNCC-recognised MMO course for UK waters, 6 December 2016, GBP 130
PSO course for the Gulf of Mexico, meets BOEM/ BSEE requirements, 7 December
2016, GBP 55 (when taken in conjunction with the MMO course).
These courses will cover all the information needed for work as a marine mammal
observer (MMO) in UK waters or Protected Species Observer (PSO) in the US Gulf
of Mexico. Taught by an MMO instructor with twenty years experience, course
content includes the impact of sound on marine mammals, legislation protecting
marine mammals, the requirements of the relevant mitigation measures and the
role of the MMO/ PSO. Visual monitoring, an introduction to passive acoustic
monitoring and identification of marine mammals (and sea turtles for the PSO
course) are also covered.
For full details of course content and to download a booking form, see
www.carolynbarton.co.uk or e-mail i...@carolynbarton.co.uk .
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