2015 Conferences

 

ISTS   35th International Sea Turtle Symposium
19-24, April 2015. Dalaman, Mugla, Turkey.

 

Conference Abstracts

Duran, N., Dunbar, S.G. 2015. Why so many fathers for such a small olive ridley population in Honduras? 35th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation.19-24 April, 2015. Dalaman, Mugla, Turkey. Link to Abstract here

Hayes, C.T., Baumbach, D.S., Wright, M.K., Baeza, L., Macpui, M., Salinas, L., Dunbar, S.G. 2015. Does recreational diving impact hawksbill sea turtle sighting rates? Preliminary analysis for a marine protected area, Honduras. 35th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation.19-24 April, 2015. Dalaman, Mugla, Turkey. Poster PDF here

Baumbach, D.S., Hayes, C.T., Wright, M.K., Macpui, M., Salinas, L., Dunbar, S.G. 2015. Potential hawksbill prey item distribution among dive sites in a marine protected area in Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras. 35th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation.19-24 April, 2015. Dalaman, Mugla, Turkey. Poster PDF here

Baeza, L., Hayes, C.T., Wright, M.K., Salinas, L., Dunbar, S.G. 2015. Photo Recognition for in-water identification of hawksbills in a marine potected area of Honduras. Honduras. 35th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation.19-24 April, 2015. Dalaman, Mugla, Turkey. Link to Abstract here

Wright, M.K., Baeza, L., Hayes, C.T., Salinas, L., Dunbar, S.G. 2015. Sightings records of hawksbills in a marine protected area of Honduras. 35th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation.19-24 April, 2015. Dalaman, Mugla, Turkey. Poster PDF here

 

 

Conference Pictures

   
ChristianDinner Steve Dunbar
Christian's first meal in Turkey. Steve and Christian's hotel room in Istanbul for one night before moving down to Dalaman for the conference.
Blue Mosque Moutains In Mugla
Blue Mosque. On the flight to Dalaman, we passed over The Sundiken Daglari Mountains.
Awards Ceremony Eating Competition Christian and Steve Posters
Awards ceremony eating competition. Christian and Steve in front of posters of ProTECTOR Inc. projects.
Christian Poster Noemi Presentation
Christian in front of his poster. Noemi Duran presentating her research at ISTS
Steve Presentation Steve and Emma
Steve Dunbar presenting his research on photo ID. Steve Dunbar with good friend, Emma Harrison.
George Balaz Christian
Long time Hawaii Sea Turtle Conservationist, George Balaz, was one of the Speed Chat Experts at this year's ISTS. Christian talking about his research at ISTS.
Group Picture Steve and George
The group of Speed Chat Experts (with hats) with students seeking advice and guidance for projects and professional direction. Steve and George Balaz enjoying the opening ceremony of the ISTS Conference.
Yakup and Steve Lidia
Conference President, Yakupkaska, and Steve at ISTS On one of the day trips to the turtle rehab center at DEKAMER, Lidia Salinas enjoys some relaxing time before returning to the conference center.
Peter Pritchard Valentin Dunbar Sezgin
Peter Pritchard receives a Lifetime Achievment Award from the Society for his many years of turtl research and conersvation (his wife recieving for him). Rocio Valentin-Gamazo, Steve Dunbar, and Cisem Sezgin.
Dunbar and Hawkes Steve and Itzel
Steve and Lucy Hawkes at ISTS. Steve and Itzel Sifuentes at ISTS.
Scott and Dunbar Scott Hawkes Dunbar and Poisson
Rebecca Scott and Steve Dunbar. Steve and colleagues building a Mataki electronic sensor.
Steve Dunbar and Daniela Freggi. Sara Maxwell at the auction event.
Marketplace buyers Olive Steve
Two local market workers at the market in Fethiye. All the different types of olives in the marketplace in Fethiye.
Christian Ancient Ruins
The marketplace options in Fethiye. Christian at some ancient ruins.