My name is Ellie and I am currently studying Biological Sciences at the University of Essex. Currently, I am on a placement year with Archipelagos, from October 2020 until July 2021. Here at Archipelagos, I have developed a marine-terrestrial based project investigating the macroinvertebrate communities living within the Posidonia oceanica wracks. Wrack can be defined
Katja Wolff, a Swiss-Greek intern from Paros island, Greece, who during her gap year worked on creating a fish ID guide based on the fish species she had been recording while on her visual-census surveys. For the creation of this guide she used photos she had collected along with some of her very own illustrations
Migle worked as a member of the Marine conservation team at Archipelagos. She chose Archipelagos after hearing what a great platform it creates for a young scientist to get experience and work on exciting projects. Migle had been with Archipelagos for 9 months, working on a variety of projects and learning different methods. Her main
I am a recent graduate of Ecological and Environmental Sciences from the University of Edinburgh and I joined the Marine Ecology team in Lipsi for a 3-month internship. My project was focused on surveying the abundance of invasive fish in different habitats and at various bays around the island, using a Remote Underwater Video (RUV)
I am a recent graduate student from the University of Birmingham, UK, with a BSc in Geography. The GIS and Remote Sensing internship at Archipelagos stood out to me as it combined independent field projects using a variety of remote sensing techniques with interesting data analysis on research that focus on the most vulnerable ecological

Assessing Seagrass Health

My name is Roos and I’m studying Coastal and Marine management at Van Hall Larenstein, University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands. During the 3 months I joined Archipelagos as an intern I was part of the marine ecology team on Lipsi Island. During my internship I worked on the data collection on Seagrass Health
My name is Lisa and I am studying Coastal and Marine management at Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands. I joined the Marine Mammal team of Archipelagos on Lipsi Island for a 3-month internship. I have been given the opportunity to start a new project, which was a comparative study between
We (Emma, Casey, and Luciana) have now been working on the GIS Team at Archipelagos for the past eight weeks, allowing for the opportunity to work on many interesting projects. We all arrived around the same time at Archipelagos and it has been very beneficial to collaborate and exchange ideas and knowledge when tackling new
I come from Denmark where I study Aquatic Science and Technology at Technical University of Denmark. I came to Archipelagos for 4 months to be a part of the Marine Mammal Team, in the subteam Microplastics. In the Microplastics team I am working on a project assessing the microplastic content in gastrointestinal tracts of marine
I study Biological Sciences at University of Birmingham. I came to Archipelagos to join the Marine Mammal Team and I am working on the dolphin behaviour project, looking at the behaviours of Delphinus delphis (short-beaked common dolphin). Behavioural data taken during a sighting includes behavioural states (swimming or diving) and behavioural events (bow, breach, leap,