Marine mammal summer school (14-21 July 2019; La Paz, Mexico)

Marine mammal summer school

Basic module (50 h) 14-18 July (In Spanish)

Systematics and diversity
Oceanography and marine zoogeography
Ecology and life history
Anatomy and physiology
Conservation and current status
Human dimensions
Field trip (principles of navigation,distance sampling, first aid, sample preservation, pinniped census, and
much more)

Advanced modules (20 h each) 20-21 July (In English)

Ecotoxicology and Marine Pollutants
Juan José Alava, University of British Columbia, Canadá.

Stable isotopes in ecological and environmental studies
Seth Newsome & Emma Elliot Smith,University of New Mexico, USA.

Telemetry as a tool for animal ecology
Tenaya Norris, The Marine Mammal Center, USA.

Population genetics and conservation genetics
Larissa Rosa de Oliveira, UNISINOS, Brazil. Adrián Munguía-Vega, University of Arizona,

Passive Acoustic Monitoring and photoID database management
Sally Mizroch, NOAA, USA. Armando Jaramillo Legorreta, INECC, SEMARNAT, México.

Introduction to marine mammal rehabilitation and disease
Cara Field, The Marine Mammal Center, USA.

Behavioural ecology of marine mammals
Concepción García Aguilar, CICESE, México.
Diane Gendron, CICIMAR, México.
Sergio MarVnez Aguilar, UABCS, México.

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