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Archipelagos, Institute of Marine Conservation
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Internship in jackals research/ conservation; samos, greece

Post Date:Jul 18, 2017Type:Full time
Start Date:Salary:Volunteer
Location: Greece - Samos - Eastern Aegean Islands Job Reference:
Skills:
• Graduate or Student of Environmental, Ecological or related sciences
• Fluency of English language and good computer skills
• Good eye for detail /high standard of work presentation
• Excellent organizational and self – management skills
• Strong desire to help Archipelagos’ conservation efforts
• Ability to work both individually and as part of a dynamic, multi-cultural team
• Motivation to live in a small island community


Job Description:
Samos is the only Mediterranean island where golden jackals are found.
Main Project:
Archipelagos collaborates with Samos Airport and the University of the West of England, UK, to establish the population and distribution of the golden jackal (Canis aureus) at Samos airport. Data on the population, home range, activity patterns and use of the airport habitat will inform an exclusion process that aims to protect the golden jackal whilst removing the threat of aircraft damage through collision with a jackal. This study aims to inform animal exclusion processes at airports globally in an ecologically sustainable manner.
Other research focuses on regular surveys on a number of sites in order to determine the extent of anthropogenic disturbance on the habits and ecology of the jackals.
Research is carried out by
- camera traps and acoustic devices to capture jackal footage/calls
• mapping jackal presence through searching for signs
• Nocturnal visual/acoustic surveys


Comments:
http://archipelago.gr/en/get-involved/placements-and-internships/



Contact Information
Kleopatra Delaveri
Pythagorio, Samos, Greece
Pythagorio 83103
Greece
Ph: 00302273061191
Email: admissions@archipelago.gr


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