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PASSIVE ACOUSTIC MONITORING OPERATOR

The EGDEWISE PAM Operator course is a comprehensive 5 day course that focuses on passive acoustic mitigation processes of offshore aspects that may impact marine mammals. Offshore activities covered include, but are not limited to seismic exploration (2D, 3D, VSP, etc.) in relation to the “Statement of Canadian Practice with Respect to the Mitigation of Sound in the Marine Environment”. This course includes a field component.

Learning Outcomes Include:

  • A review of the “Statement of Canadian Practice with Respect to the Mitigation of Sound in the Marine Environment”

  • A review of the “Species at Risk Act”

  • Basic theory of seismic exploration

  • Identification of marine mammal acoustic signatures (with specific focus on those species found within (Atlantic) Canadian waters)

  • A basic introduction to marine mammal acoustics and underwater sound

  • Instruction on various PAM hardware and software

  • Instruction on completing various recording pro forma

  • Essential information to be included within the PAM report

  • Offshore decorum, equipment requirements

This course includes a field component.

Click HERE to view the course syllabus. Full joining instructions will be sent upon registration.