Photo Identification of marine mammals

The student will asist in cataloging digital images of killer whales, humpback whales, common dolphins and Australian fur seals obtained from tour boat operators and commercial fisherman for photo-idenification purposes.  These data are being collected to study the movements and demographics of the various species in south-eastern Australia.  If conditions and logistics are available, the student may have an opportunity to collect additional images in the field.

Language requirements: 
English or French
Specific competences required : 
General competences in Excel and R are required.
Safety issues: 
Accommodation possibilities : 
There may be accommodation available on campus but cheaper options can be found externally. Numerous websites will provide insights into costs:
Additional costs to be covered by the student: 
Describe the additional costs to be covered by the student: 
The student is expected to cover all their living costs when not in the field.