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Two week intensive unit with pre and post unit assignments. The on-campus component will run from 3 - 17 August 2018.


This unit covers aspects of acoustic, radio and satellite telemetry along with archival tag technology. Specific examples will be drawn from satellite tracking of marine mammals and birds in the Southern Ocean. Acoustic telemetry will cover specific examples of continental scale tracking programs including the Pacific Ocean Shelf Tracking program in North America and the Ocean Tracking Network.

Summary 2020

Unit name Marine Bio-telemetry
Unit code KSA713
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Ecology and Biodiversity|Fisheries and Aquaculture

Prof M Hindell and Dr J Semmens  (Coordinators)

Teaching staff

Prof M Hindell and Dr J Semmens

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No



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Teaching Pattern

On-campus component - Two weeks (10 days) of daily 2-hr lecture & 3-4 hr practical.


Posters (20%) and laboratory reports (80%)

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