[Coral-List] Volunteer needed in Heron Island (Catalina Reyes-Nivia)
macatarn at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 21 20:46:30 EDT 2011
I am looking for an enthusiastic and hard working volunteer to help me out with
my experiment at Heron Island Research Station. The dates are from 3/10/2011
until 31/11/2011. There is not much flexibility on dates mainly at the end of
I am going to look at the effects of climate change conditions on coralline
algae. The activities of the volunteer will include daily outdoor tasks such as
aquarium maintenance, seawater parameters monitoring etc but also lab work
involving alkalinity analyses, microscope work etc. As a volunteer, all your
expenses will be covered (including travel from Brisbane, accommodation, and
internet), apart from the cost of food, travel from overseas and accommodation
in Brisbane (if necessary).
Requirements: BSc or MSc in biology or a related field. Candidate should be
physically fit, comfortable working in the water, fluent in English, and have
good communication skills. First aid training would be ideal but not compulsory.
If you are committed to work long days while enjoying one of the most beautiful
islands of the Great Barrier Reef please contact me for more information.
Coral Reef Ecosystems Lab
School of Biological Sciences
The University of Queensland
E catalina.reyes at uq.edu.au
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