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Field Projects of Students

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Field Projects of Students

Several students who have joined our team as assistants have conducted a field project at the Mériscope as part of their university degree:

  • 2019: Movement patterns of the common minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) in a local foraging ground within the St. Lawrence Estuary. Saskia Hurst, University of Bremen, internship report, Master’s.
  • 2017: Biodiversity assessment in a tidal ecosystem of the St. Lawrence Estuary. Jeanine Brantschen, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, internship report, Master’s.
  • 2016: Spatial distribution of Mysticetes and Odontocetes in the St. Lawrence Estuary with an emphasis on minke whales (Balaenoptera acutorostrata): individual difference in habitat use and behavioral responses to biopsies. Diandra Düngen, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Master’s.
  • 2015: Mériscope Marine Research Station: education, research and the biopsy project 2015. Gessica Gambaro, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, internship report, Master’s.
  • 2015: Minke whales in the St. Lawrence Estuary: sightings, data management and distribution. Andreas Baumann, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, internship report, Master’s.
  • 2013: GIS study of minke whale sightings and photo ID catalogue of minke whales of the St. Lawrence Estuary. Sandra Striegel, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, internship report, Bachelor.
  • 2012: GIS study of beluga sightings and photo ID catalogue of belugas of the St. Lawrence Estuary. Anne Mancosu, Univ. Zurich, internship report, Bachelor.
  • 2010: Spatio-temporal distribution of blue whale sightings in the St. Lawrence Estuary in 2005 and 2007. Marylou Feat, Univ. du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQAR), internship report, Bachelor.
  • 2008: Data base development and GIS mapping of blue whale and finback whale sightings in the St. Lawrence Estuary. Stephanie Kalberer, Univ. of Zurich, internship report, Bachelor.
  • 2006: Analysis of invertebrate fauna in the intertidal zone of Portneuf-sur-Mer. Johan Decelle, Univ. Pierre-et-Marie-Curie, Paris, France, internship report, Bachelor.
  • 2004: GIS analysis of blue whale habitat in the St. Lawrence Estuary. Dan Zeh, Univ. of Texas at Clear Lake, internship report, Bachelor.