[Coral-List] looking for Information on Monitory programs
katyseto at gmail.com
Thu Sep 30 19:45:04 EDT 2010
I'm currently in grad school, but I formerly worked for a UK based company
called Global Vision International (GVI) that did coral reef monitoring work
in the Seychelles, Mexico, and Kenya. From the perspective of field staff,
I thought the data collected was very valuable and that as long as you're
willing to learn and work hard, it's a very rewarding experience. On a
different note, I'd love to hear the perspectives of others on the
strengths/weaknesses of amateur (though trained) data collection and its use
for scientific publication.
> Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2010 14:28:26 +1000
> From: Marta <marta at bertrand.es>
> Subject: [Coral-List] looking for Information on Monitory programs
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> Dear coral list,
> I was hoping someone could help me with some information about reef
> volunteering (reef monitory programs). I am a marine biologist student and
> would like to take advantage of my summer holidays (November to January as
> live in Australia) to volunteer in a serious way. I have paid for
> volunteering before and I was not satisfied at all with the business.
> I was wondering if there is any website or important research centre (apart
> from AIMS) for which I could volunteer in a more professional way. It
> doesn't need to be in Australia.
> I appreciate very much any information or link.
> Thank you,
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