After spending the entire day behind the computer working on my proposal for FNR (Luxembourgish PhD funding) I decided to go to the Sun Cinema in Broome, The oldest open air cinema in the world. Close enough, they screened Tracks, a movie about a woman who crossed the Australian desert from Alice Springs to the […]
With just a half day break onshore I headed straight back to sea for another project, the WAIMOS project. Goal of this project is the deployment of acoustic loggers (passive acoustics…) on the seafloor (approximately 200 m at the given sites). These loggers should stay there for about six months and be retrieved again afterwards. […]
At the moment I just have a short break before heading back out to sea tomorrow, where I will be taught everything there is to know about acoustic loggers… This time I do have a valid excuse for not putting anything online during the past 2 weeks…I did not have any access to the internet, […]
After a long flight with a brief stop in Jakarta I now spent my first day in Perth…Here some first impressions… And a little kangaroo video (bad quality to allow fast upload…)…
This year’s WGFAST (ICES working Group on Fisheries Acoustics Science and Technology) was held in New Bedford (Massachusetts, USA). WGFAST is an important annual meeting for everybody involved in the field of fisheries acoustics. It is more or less the only annual meeting where we all meet and share what we have been busy with […]
Since 2011 when ICES PGNAPES was dissolved and WGIPS (Working Group on International Pelagic Surveys) was formed we have annual post cruise meetings shortly after the surveys. Goal of these working groups is to collate the multi-national data collected during the surveys, and the computation of the final biomass estimates as well as the formulation […]
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