26 October 2008

Marine Mammal Symposium

The 10th annual seminar of CRMM (Centre de Recherche sur les Mammifères Marins) field correspondents, called ‘Monitoring Strategies for Marine Mammal Populations Symposium’, is scheduled for November 21st to 23rd, 2008, and takes place in La Rochelle, France.

The meeting aims to gather stakeholders, scientists and field biologists to discuss issues relating to the following topics: expressing the societal demand in monitoring marine mammal populations, converting the societal demand into measurable parameters, existing practices of monitoring, marine mammal population indicators and their performance, examples of integrated monitoring strategies.

Scientists such as Peter Evans, Aleta Hohn, Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara (Tethys honorary president), Graham Pierce, Vincent Ridoux and Mark Tasker will be there as invited speakers.

If you are interested, please note that online registration is open for few more days, until October 30th.

Silvia Bonizzoni

For more information:
Monitoring Strategies for Marine Mammal Populations Symposium

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