Projects Completed

PROJECTS CARRIED OUT

 

EDMAKTUB has developed several own projects and has worked in many others externally, in which has contributed with its physical infrastructure and extensive experience of its team. The most remarkable in recent years are described by geographic areas.

 

Mediterranean


    • Cooperation agreement between EDMAKTUB and the Royal Yacht Club of Barcelona (RCNB) to promote awareness on cetaceans of the Mediterranean among the members of the club.

 

    • Boardings for demonstrating of sound research methodology aboard a research motor yacht as part of the course “Bio-Sonar and Communication in Cetaceans: mechanisms and social behavior.” Financing: Mediterranean University Campus (Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Catalan Institute of the Mediterranean and the Municipality of Vilanova i la Geltrú.

 

    • Maritime campaigns for testing of technologies and implementation of acoustic sampling methodologies for the project of the Laboratory of Applied Bioacoustics (LAB) of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC): Study of the effects of marine noise pollution on cetaceans. Funding: Fundación BBVA

 

    • Hiring of the EDMAKTUB team for recording images on board a research vessel (navigation, work on board, technics of cetacean study, underwater recordings, etc.), within the Obra Social “La Caixa” project: Rescuing accidentally caught sea turtles by longline in the Balearic waters (June to September 2007). Financing: Obra Social “La Caixa”.

 

 

Área de las Canarias


    • Collaboration agreement with the Research Unit for the Conservation of Marine Mammals (UICMM) of the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC). Cetaceans maritime campaigns, technical testing of materials and sound sampling methodologies in several projects. Financing: UICMM and EDMAKTUB.

 

    • Boarding of experts in marine filming techniques of the National Geographic magazine for the collection of audiovisual material on cetaceans in the Canaries and the research conducted by the UICMM. Funding: National Geographic.

 

    • Joint project of UICMM and EDMAKTUB: Spreading of scientific research and technological development applied to marine conservation in the Canary Islands. Funding: Spanish Foundation of Science and Technology, FECYT.

 

    • Boarding of special envoys from the Department of Communication of the Rolex Awards for Enterprise, for the collection of audiovisual material on cetaceans in the Canaries and the research developed by Dr. Michel André, winner of the 2002 edition. Financing: Rolex Awards for Enterprise.

 

    • Hiring of the EDMAKTUB team for recording images on board a research vessel (navigation, work on board, technics of cetacean study, underwater recordings, etc.), within the program of Obra Social “La Caixa”: La Caixa a favor del Mar. Sea Route IBERO 2008 (campaigns in the Canary Islands, December 2008). Financing: Obra Social “La Caixa”.

 

 

Otras áreas


    • Hiring of the EDMAKTUB team for recording images on board a research vessel (navigation, work on board, technics of cetacean study, underwater recordings, etc.), within the program of Obra Social “La Caixa”: La Caixa a favor del Mar. Sea Route IBERO 2008 (campaigns in Galicia, july and august 2008). Financing: Obra Social “La Caixa”.

 

  • Contract for carrying out exploration voyages in sea areas of interest for the development of cetacean-related ecotourism. Financing: AVENTURS company and EDMAKTUB.

 

 

 

 

ULTIMAS CAMPA+æAS

 

 

 

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