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
I study Animal Sciences at the University of Hawaii at Manoa in the United States. When I first started my remote internship, I thought it would be like learning like I am at the university. I was extremely wrong where I had the freedom and flexibility to customize my remote internship – how I learn,
As a remote intern on the Marine Mammal research team, much of my work focused on analysis of photo identification data. Previously, I have carried out research involving parasites in marine mammals at Smith College, but this internship provided me with the opportunity to gain experience with field work. Although I was not able to
My name is Caroline and I come from France, where I study agronomy and environmental science. After a study semester in the Netherlands to learn more about the aquaculture and marine resources management, I came to Archipelagos, until the summer, to be part of the Marine Mammal Team. I am working on two separate projects.
My name is Luke Rodgers and I study Marine biology at Queen’s University in Belfast. I came to Archipelagos as part of my placement year and will be working on the Island of Lipsi from January until the end of June, here I joined the Marine mammal team in their ongoing research in the Aegean
My name is Margarida, I am from Portugal. I am currently doing an international master program – IMBRSea (International Master of Science in Marine Biological Resources). From April 21st to June 16th , 2020 I did my master’s Professional Practice on Marine Mammal Research and Conservation with “Archipelagos – Institute of Marine Conservation”. Due to
I am a third year University student from London (UK), studying Biological Sciences (MSci) at the University of Birmingham. I joined the Marine Mammal Research team at Archipelagos because I love fauna and have a passion for conservation! My research specialises in Marine Bioacoustics, focussing on the effect of boat presence and anthropogenic noise on
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,
Archipelagos Marine Mammal Team has been monitoring the populations of whales and dolphins in the Aegean Sea and other parts of the NE Mediterranean for over 20 years. This research aims to fill in important knowledge gaps about the populations of these charismatic marine species. In late August-early September Archipelagos marine mammal team undertook a