Public defence and trial lecture: Master of Science Ana Sofia Aniceto

Master of Science Ana Sofia Aniceto will publicly defend her PhD thesis on Tuesday 19 June, at 12:15, in Aud 1207 in Naturfagbygget, UiT The Arctic University of Norway in Tromsø.

The trial lecture will be held on the same day at the same venue at 10:15.

The title of her thesis is:
“Unmanned aerial vehicles for marine mammal surveys in arctic and sub-arctic regions”

The title of the trial lecture is:
“Factors influencing the probability of detection in surveys for marine mammals”

Assessment committee:

  • Dr. Robert Gisiner, Marine Environmental Science/ Biology International Association of Geophysical Contractors, USA (1st opponent)
  • Dr. Sophie Smout, Sea Mammal Research Unit, University of St. Andrews, UK (2nd opponent)
  • Professor Alfred Hanssen, Department of Geosciences, UiT (Internal member and head of committee)

Main supervisor: Adjunct Professor JoLynn Carroll, Akvaplan-niva / Department of Geosciences, UiT

Leader of the PhD defence: Professor Arne O. Smalås, Dean of Faculty of Science and Technology, UiT The Arctic University of Tromsø.