Gray Whale Research Internship Announcement!

Sonya Meier meier at
Tue Feb 13 15:11:57 EST 2001

Internship Announcement!

SEACR - Society for Ecological and Coastal Research, a
non-profit organization currently has spaces open for summer internships
starting May 2001.

SEACR works in conjunction with scientists and researchers from
The University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada; and from
Queens University in Ontario, Canada.

The research site is situated in breathtaking Clayoquot Sound, Vancouver
Island, British Columbia. Interns will have the opportunity to assist on a
variety of ecological and coastal marine research projects learning valuable
field research techniques and data handling skills.

Current projects include studies on Gray Whale Foraging Ecology, and
Landscape Ecology of Coastal Environments.

Clayoquot Sound is home to a variety of coastal marine fish,
birds, and mammals. Animals who frequent the area include tufted puffins,
oystercatchers, gulls, bald eagles, river otters, sea lions and sea otters,
harbour porpoise, killer whales, gray whales, and humpback whales.  Black
bears forage in the intertidal zone and are often visible from the boat.

For complete details of the research projects, living
conditions, application form and payment options please visit our web site:

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