Subject: Marine mammal management-distance learning course (fwd)

Mike Williamson (pita@www1.wheelock.edu)
Sun, 29 Aug 1999 10:16:33 -0400 (EDT)

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Date: Fri, 27 Aug 1999 10:30:27 -0400
From: Keith Ronald <kronald@uoguelph.ca>
Reply-To: Marine Mammals Research and Conservation Discussion
     <MARMAM@UVVM.UVIC.CA>
To: MARMAM@UVVM.UVIC.CA
Subject: Marine mammal management-distance learning course

Global Offering:

As this course enters its second year We are pleased to recognize
the candidates who have successfully participated in this
exercise from Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain, Hong
Kong, France, Brazil Canada, Mexico, 7 of the United Sates of America and
Columbia.
The 3 credit MARINE MAMMAL MANAGEMENT distance education
course will be offered again in the fall term (September 27 to December
10) by the Oceanographic Center of Nova Southeastern University. This
course can be taken anywhere in the world by any interested person.
The  course schedule is briefly  outlined below. This  may be of use to
those who cannot utilize the Web Site listed below.

Sept 27, 1999    MARINE MAMMAL MANAGEMENT
                 (Distance Education)
 Chapter        Topic
1.              Introduction to Marine Mammals.
2.              Marine mammal management
3.              Introduction to the cetaceans
4.              Beluga whales and "toxic soups"
5.              Dolphins, non-consumptive use.
6.              Bowheads, the subsidence balance.
7.              Orca, of killers and Keikos.
8.              Pilots, beachings and acoustics.

ASSIGNMENT ONE DUE NOVEMBER 1, 1999  (35% of final grade).

9.              Introduction to the pinnipeds
10.             Monk seals
                -Caribbean, sustainability lost.
                -Hawaiian, unilateral hope.
                -Mediterranean, Strabo to terrorism.
11.             Californian sea-lion, Big Sur and survival.
12.             Harp seal, 65,000 penile selections?
13.             Introduction to the sirenids
14.             Manatee, the harassed herbivore.
15.             Polar bear, the Inuit, success and hope.
16.             Marine Mammal Conservation and Future Management,
                based on the three sciences, biological,
                sociological and political.

ASSIGNMENT TWO DUE DECEMBER 10, 1999 (65% of final grade)

NEXT COURSE OFFERING WILL BE IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM

Please Visit the web site:-
http://www.nova.edu/ocean/marmam/marmam.html



Professor Keith Ronald, Coordinator




Keith Ronald    (kronald@ocean.nova.edu)
Oceanographic Center
Institute of Marine and Coastal Studies
Nova Southeastern University
8000 North Ocean Drive
Dania, Florida, 33304, USA.
Adjunct Professor, Marine Mammals and Environmental Studies.