Presently working at / for RSEC fieldstation Dahab:
 
  Nina Milton  

MSc Biologist Nina Milton

Manager RSEC Fieldstation Dahab

Nina Milton is with RSEC since February 2008. She is supervising our volunteers and scientific guests during their stay and work in Dahab. She is also conducting most of our marine biological courses. She has a MSc degree in marine biology from the University of Oslo (Norway). In 2005 she carried out fieldwork for her Master thesis on coral reefs outside Hurghada city coast where she looked at damage to hard corals by snorkelers.

 

Email: nina.milton(at)redsea-ec.org

 

 
  Macarena Bahamondes Ortiz  

Macarena Bahamondes Ortiz

Hi, I'm Maca from Chile. I studied Environmental Science at the University of Chile in Santiago. Since I started my degree I've been interested in marine ecology and conservation.   I will take part in the Coral Project for 3 weeks. The project is an amazing opportunity to discover the underwater world of Dahab and learn about corals and monitoring. In future I would like to participate in other coral conservation projects and use my certification as a Reef Check diver.

 
  Oona Bienentreu  

Oona Bienentreu

Hi, my name is Oona. I am 21 and am originally from Frankfurt am Main. I am soon starting my 3rd year studying Marine Biology at the University of Aberdeen. As I am passionate about marine conservation, volunteering with RSEC gives me a great opportunity to learn about corals and get some first-hand practice in conservation work and monitoring. I will stay in Dahab for 7 weeks and participate in both the Coral Project and the Summer Academy. So far, I’ve only been diving in the cold waters of Scotland and am very excited to be able to dive in the Red Sea and to gain some experience in conducting underwater surveys.

 

 
  Katja Kreisel  

Katja Kreisel

Hello, I'm Katja from Stuttgart. During my Biology degree I participated in a practical training for monitoring artificial reefs in Trinidad and Tobago. I am currently doing my PhD on fish virus, but I didn't lose my love for coral reefs. So now I'm taking a short break at the moment in sunny Dahab. The project gives me the chance to learn more about corals and coral diseases and also about the protection and conservation of coral reefs. In future I would like to work in the field of environmental education.

 
  Christina Ewerhardy  

Christina Ewerhardy

Hi, my name is Christina. I´m a recent graduate from Göttingen University with a masters in Biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution. Even though my focus was on plant ecology and ecosystem research, I was always fascinated by marine ecology, biodiversity and conservation. Since I did my diving license in 2009, I dived mostly in the Mediterranean Sea and only did a few dives on the Seychelles and in the Northern Red Sea. Getting the opportunity to work with RSEC was really exciting and I’m happy to be able to spend 6 weeks here with participating in the Coral Project and getting certified as a Reef Check Diver.