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Wednesday, December 26, 2012




Based on the island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean, the DAREWIN program (www.darewin.org) studies acoustic and ethology on Humpback Whales, Bottlenose Dolphins and Sperm Whales. We work with different organizations : the NGO Abyss (www.abyss.re), the FFESSM (www.ffessm.fr) and various private operators. This project is conducted under the scientific supervision of laboratories, with a multidisciplinary and international scientific committee.


We offer motivated individuals to join the team for two to three months from the month of January. An experience and training in the field of biology and signal processing is a plus. Similarly boating license and a snorkeling level are preferable.

We expect assistance in the field and at office, to assist in data collection and processing of our data base online.

- Photo and video identification
- Spectral analysis of videos and recordings sound systems
- Classification of behaviors
- Timecode of geolocalised data
- Weekly video summary

Similarly participation in logistics and supervision of program participants is expected. Two to three survey trips per week on average will be planned.

- Preparation of video and audio materials
- Preparation of the boat
- The maintenance of the public reception area, video and photo exhibition
- Welcome the public


Help will be provided to find accommodation, the volunteer will assume it, the flight and other expenses. A contribution to costs of our program (optional) will be welcome.

To apply, thank you for sending your application to abyss@planetenature.re , attach a CV and letter.


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Fabrice Schnöller
Entrepreneur, chercheur et conseil en RSE

https://vimeo.com/user8813575
www.darewin.org


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