JNCC Approved Marine Mammal Observers
Sea Source Offshore Ltd have numerous MMO Observers trained to JNCC reconised course. All observers are trained but not restricted to seismic surveys used in the offshore industry, 2D, 3D, VSP etc. Observers are trained for identification of marine mammals common to the UKCS, aspects relating to the ecology of marine mammals (e.g. behaviour, utility of sound, distribution, migration etc), observers complete the standard JNCC recording forms and the type of information to include within the MMO report. Our observers are trained for the acoustic detection techniques for cetaceans (e.g. Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM)) if appropriate. Observers also are trained for the offshore industries including the standard certificates required.