Activities and Resources


This activity illustrates how to estimate the size of a population using the mark-recapture method.

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Plot Sampling

This activity explains how to conduct a plot sampling survey to estimate the size of a population.

View resource created by CREEM researcher, Cornelia Oedekoven.

Masking in Marine Mammals

The aim of this activity is to demonstrate the concept of masking in the marine environment, and specifically with marine mammals. Masking occurs when noise interferes with an animal’s ability to perceive sound.

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Passive Acoustics Monitoring Density Estimation

This activity demonstrates how scientists estimate animal density by recording and counting their sounds.

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To discuss participation in an event please contact Dr Catriona Harris.
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Phone: (+44) (0)1334 461831