Coral reef conservation

Project name:

Quantum Scubabo

Project purpose:

Coral reef conservation

Project activities:

  • data collection/analysis

  • scuba diving

  • teaching

Marine

Australia

Australia and New Zealand

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Weekly cost (approx USD):

$

Direct benefits you gain:

  • field research skills

  • gain a qualification and/or credit

  • undertake your own research

Noteworthy conservation points:

Accommodation:

shared house

Requirements:

Facilities:

accommodation included, swimming pool, bbq, local shops, big city, nearby medical facilities

Details of the day-to-day life on the project:

PERSONAL SET OF BASIC SCUBA GEAR, INCLUDING MASK, SNORKEL, FINS AND A 5MM WETSUIT, WHICH YOU GET TO KEEP!

USE OF ALL OTHER SCUBA GEAR (BCD, TANKS AND WEIGHTS)

MARITIME TECHNIQUES AND TRAINING

  • CLASSROOM, POOL AND OPEN WATER TRAINING CONDUCTED BY EXPERIENCED SCIENTISTS, DIVERS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS

  • UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY TRAINING USING STATE OF THE ART CAMERA EQUIPMENT (EQUIVALENT TO THAT USED BY NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTOGRAPHERS)

  • INSTRUCTION IN VARIOUS MARINE SURVEY METHODS, INCLUDING CORAL, FISH AND INVERTEBRATE SURVEY TECHNIQUES

  • TURTLE IDENTIFICATION AND DATABASING TECHNIQUES

  • WORKSHOPS IN THE USES OF PHOTOGRAPHY IN SCIENTIFIC STUDY

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