SAERI scientists, were once again happy to receive an invitation to Careers Day 2022 to share their research highlighting some of the amazing opportunities available to those thinking of following a career in science.
Careers Day is a day to showcase to all students attending the Falkland Islands Community School (FICS) the varied career opportunities available to them here on the Falklands.
To start off, the students were split into two group and rotated between the two Science Labs.
Deputy Director Dr Al Baylis talked about tracking Seals and Seabirds and what tech is used to do this followed by a talk from Marine & Coastal Program Coordinator Dr Narissa Bax, about Coldwater Corals and how sea life gives us a clue about previous glacier cycles. Marine Ecologist, Dr Tabitha Pearman concluded the talks with her journey through science and showed what equipment she uses for the Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems project. The students then were able to have a look at some Coldwater coral samples along with tagging equipment, video and camera equipment and were shown how it is used out in the field.