Want to become a professional marine mammal/protected species observer? 

Want to improve your Citizen Science wildlife observation skills? 

Find out tricks of the trade involved in studying and data collection of whales and dolphins with our P.O.D. courses. 

Public Observations Development (P.O.D)

Choose your learning course, or take all four!

  • Eyepatch

    30$
    Introduction to marine mammal observation
    Valid for 3 months
    • 3 classes
    • Digital field book
    • Certificate of completion
  • Fin

    45$
    Group behaviors and data collection
    Valid for 3 months
    • 2 classes
    • Digital field book
    • Certificate of completion
  • Fluke

    55$
    Research tools and instrument use
    Valid for 6 months
    • 3 classes
    • Researcher Q&A
    • Digital field book
    • Certificate of completion
  • Dorsal

    75$
    Marine mammal acoustics
    Valid for 6 months
    • 2 classes
    • Access to acoustics catalog
    • Researcher Q&A
    • Digital field book
    • Certificate of completion
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