Technical Training

Our online courses are designed to put the power of ocean science research in your hands by providing high quality, engaging and effective educational resources. 

Technical Training from the Comfort of Your Home or Office

Obtain technical training without leaving the comfort of your home!  E-learning opportunities relate to the software tools and methods we employ in our research efforts. All online courses incorporate guided video tutorials and activities, providing you with the skills you need to work with the data you are interested in. 

Select from the online course options below to find out more.

Training in Passive Acoustic Monitoring Software

Learn the fundamentals of software used for the passive acoustic monitoring of marine mammals. This eight module course provides guided instructional videos and activities to enhance software skills in two industry leading software programs, Ishmael and PAMGuard.

Analyzing Large Acoustic Datasets: PAMGuard & R

Big ocean data requires an efficient and effective means of analysis, and passive acoustic data is no exception! This training leads you through an analytical method using PAMGuard and acoustic packages in R programming language. 

GIS Training in the Marine Domain (LAUNCHES FALL 2024)

Using the open access analytical software QGIS, we step through the core elements of geographic information systems (GIS) and marine spatial analysis applications. This course is intended for beginner or novice GIS users and will step through the basicsĀ in addition to usefulĀ marine spatial analysis tasks.Ā 

Analysis & Visualization of Oceanographic Data Using R

Join us as we explore how to use R for a wide range of ocean science data needs, including data wrangling, visualization, and analysis. R is free, open source, and includes ample packages to do almost any desired ocean science analyses. This course is intended for beginner / novice learners and will take learners through intermediate skills.

Hands-On Ocean Science Training

Our custom apprenticeship program provides opportunities for individuals in San Diego to gain experience in ocean science research. Participants work on one of two projects, and we often collaborate with other research partners in this authentic experience.Ā Ā 


Connecting You to Ocean Data, Methods and Analytical Tools

You don't always have the time to search for available resources to help enhance our knowledge and skill set.Ā  With an aim to supportĀ your growth and improve performance, weĀ do the ocean science tool and resource hunting for you. Visit this section to explore open-access tools, available oceanographic data, and more!Ā Ā 


Consulting & Training Services

Technology trained consultants and partners are available help you with your project or training needs.


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