Last chance to book places on this BOEM and BSEE Compliant course.
Comprehensive training from experts in their field for those who wish to pursue a career in marine mammal observation and mitigation for the offshore seismic industry. It includes one day on board a vessel to allow you to gain experience with marine mammal identification while at sea.
Day 1 (classroom)
Introduction to Marine Mammals & Sea Turtles
Legislation within the Gulf of Mexico & Global Oceans
Introduction to Seismic Surveys
Role of the PSO
Data Collection & Reporting
Day 2 (classroom)
Clues & Search Methods for Marine Mammals & Sea Turtles
Testing & Certification
Day 3 (classroom)
Sound In Water
Anthropogenic Noise in the Sea
Effects of Anthropogenic Noise on Marine Mammals
Local Mitigation Guidelines
PAM Principles and the Role of the PAM Operator
Day 4 (classroom)
PAM Hardware & Operations
Day 5 (on a vessel)
Set up and deployment of PAM systems and visual observer stations
Real-time mitigation and reporting
For more details, please contact Sarah Hancock at firstname.lastname@example.org.