Six scholarships to attend this workshop will be given to ASEAN country members who show a commitment to continue marine mammal research in their own respective countries. The workshop will include classroom lectures, field training and surveys and data analysis. Topics studied will include interview surveys and monitoring programmess, cetacean identification, line transect methods and photo-identification. Principal trainers are Louella Dolar, Leela Rajamani and Bill Perrin.
Interested applicants are advised to send a covering letter, CV and the contact details of two references before May 10th, 2013 via email to Dr.Leela Rajamani email@example.com. The scholarship includes a return airfare from the current country of residence, local travel , food and accommodation at CEMACS. This workshop can accommodate upto 12 participants. Non-scholarship participants will need to pay a registration fee of RM 500 (approx. US166), accomodation and food (at reasonable prices) available at CEMACS.
CEMACS is a field station located at Northwest Penang, Malaysia close to the small town of Teluk Bahang in Penang National Park. Access to the field station is via the university boat or a 30 minute jungle trek along the beach.