Emma Keen

Emma Keen
Marine Conservation Cambodia · Marine Mammal Conservation

Master of Science

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December 2019 - present
Marine Conservation Cambodia
Position
  • Research Assistant
Description
  • Carrying out boat and shore surveys recording behavioural data and taking photographs to use for Photo ID. Use of theodolite and drone for tracking and recording data. Use of underwater sound recording device (CPOD).
June 2019 - August 2019
Indigo Blue Sailing
Position
  • Researcher
Description
  • Educating and guiding tourists in responsible wildlife watching and recording marine mammal sightings for use by local research organisation. Working with local fishers to develop sustainable techniques.
Education
September 2013 - July 2017
Bangor University
Field of study
  • Marine Biology and Oceanography

Publications

Publications (3)
Article
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Irrawaddy dolphins (Orcaella brevirostris) are a globally Endangered cetacean species found in rivers, lakes, estuaries, and coastal waters across Southeast Asia. Whilst much attention has concentrated on understanding freshwater populations of the species, marine populations have received less research attention, with the majority of marine studie...
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Irrawaddy dolphins (Orcaella brevirostris) are considered Endangered on the IUCN’s Red List of Threatened Species, with marine populations being the subject of relatively little research focus in comparison to their freshwater counterparts. In Cambodia’s Kep Archipelago, the species faces threats from a high intensity of Illegal, Unreported and Unr...
Article
As harbour porpoises Phocoena phocoena are abundant within tidal stream environments, mitigating population-level impacts from tidal stream energy extraction is considered a conservation priority. An understanding of their spatial and temporal occupancy of these habitats at a regional-scale will help steer installations towards locations which maxi...

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Projects (2)
Project
Using PAM alongside behavioural surveys in order to assess the population of Irrawaddy dolphins in coastal Cambodia. PAM reveals new habits of Irrawaddy dolphins.
Project
To improve the health of marine mammal populations in Cambodia, through research, outreach and conservation action.