Science, Photo ID And Ship Survey Officer
Seán O’Callaghan is Science Officer with the IWDG. Séan recently graduated with a degree in Applied Freshwater and Marine Biology course from the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology. He has been involved with the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group since 2008 and is accredited as a JNCC Marine Mammal Observer with experience in both land and boat based monitoring for abundance estimates and mitigation measures. He has undertaken research in Ireland and Portugal since 2016. Séan provides support to the science programme and officers as well as currently carrying out his own work on using photo-grammetry for determing length and condition of dolphins and whales.