IMarEST-Accredited Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) Courses

CRRU's three day IMarEST-accredited Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) training course combines theoretical study with practical experience to equip participants with the necessary skills to perform the role of a PAM Operator.

During this course, trainees will acquire a thorough knowledge of this important role and a broad insight into the industry requirements for PAM mitigation. In addition to detailed theory, the course includes a practical introduction to using and setting-up the PAM system and associated PAMGuard software. This is followed by a practical course component which includes a full demonstration at sea where participants will get to put the classroom theory into practice: deploying the system from a boat and subsequently analysing data acquired from real-time acoustic recordings.

The 3-day course will be delivered by PAM personnel with years of industry experience and acoustic know-how, and the cost of the course is £450 per person (which includes reference material, practical guidelines, worksheets etc).

Courses can also be organised for groups of 8 or more participants and accommodation and full board can provided at extra cost.

If you would like to receive a registration form or be added to our email distribution list for future course dates, please contact us at [email protected].

Note: you are required to have a scientific background in biological or marine science to attend this course. You will also need a Windows laptop with the PAMGuard Software installed prior to attendance.

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