ESAS Training

Cork Ecology offer ESAS accredited training courses for seabird and marine mammal surveys and also data entry training. Courses are flexible and can be adapted to suit the experience of those attending, with greater or lesser concentration on certain aspects of the content as appropriate.

ESAS (European Seabirds at Sea) Training Services

Cork Ecology offer ESAS accredited training courses for seabird and marine mammal surveys. Courses are flexible and can be adapted to suit the attendees. In the last 30 years, a standard method of counting seabirds and marine mammals from ships has been adopted in Europe. Participating countries contribute data to the European Seabirds at Sea (ESAS) database which is maintained by the JNCC's Seabirds At Sea Team. This course is designed to train marine surveyors to an ESAS accepted standard, ensuring good quality data is collected, which may be included in the ESAS database. A flexible approach to training will be adopted, depending on previous experience and individual … [Read more...]