Dr Catriona Harris

Research Fellow

tel: 01334 461831
fax: 01334 461800
email: cms11@st-andrews.ac.uk
room: 208  (The Observatory)
The Observatory
Buchanan Gardens
University of St Andrews
St Andrews
KY16 9LZ



Recent Publications

Harris, CM, Thomas, L, Falcone, E, Hildebrand, J, Houser, D, Kvadsheim, P, Lam, F-PA, Miller, P, Moretti, DJ, Read, A, Slabbekoorn, H, Southall, BL, Tyack, PL, Wartzok, D & Janik, VM 2017, 'Marine mammals and sonar: dose-response studies, the risk-disturbance hypothesis and the role of exposure context' Journal of Applied Ecology, vol Early view. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12955
Donovan, CR, Harris, CM, Milazzo, L, Harwood, J, Marshall, L & Williams, R 2017, 'A simulation approach to assessing environmental risk of sound exposure to marine mammals' Ecology and Evolution, vol 7, no. 7, pp. 2101-2111. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2699
Sivle, LD, Wensveen, PJ, Kvadsheim, P, Lam, F-PA, Visser, F, Cure, C, Harris, CM, Tyack, PL & Miller, P 2016, 'Naval sonar disrupts foraging behaviour in humpback whales' Marine Ecology Progress Series, vol 562, pp. 211-220. DOI: 10.3354/meps11969
Aguilar De Soto, N, Gkikopoulou, K, Hooker, S, Isojunno, S, Johnson, M, Miller, P, Tyack, P, Wensveen, P, Donovan, C, Harris, CM, Harris, D, Marshall, L, Oedekoven, C, Prieto, R & Thomas, L 2016, 'From physiology to policy: a review of physiological noise effects on marine fauna with implications for mitigation' Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, vol 27, no. 1, 040008. DOI: 10.1121/2.0000299
Harris, CM, Thomas, L, Sadykova, D, De Ruiter, SL, Tyack, PL, Southall, BL, Read, AJ & Miller, P 2016, The challenges of analyzing behavioral response study data: an overview of the MOCHA (Multi-study OCean acoustics Human effects Analysis) project. in AN Popper & A Hawkins (eds), Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life II. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, vol. 875, Springer Science and Business Media, pp. 399-407, Third International Conference on the Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life, Budapest, Hungary, 11-16 August. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-2981-8_47
Harris, CM, Sadykova, D, De Ruiter, SL, Tyack, PL, Miller, P, Kvadsheim, P, Lam, F-P & Thomas, L 2015, 'Dose response severity functions for acoustic disturbance in cetaceans using recurrent event survival analysis' Ecosphere, vol 6, no. 11, 236. DOI: 10.1890/ES15-00242.1
Sivle, LD, Kvadsheim, PH, Cure, C, Isojunno, S, Wensveen, PJ, Lam, F-PA, Visser, F, Kleivane, L, Tyack, PL, Harris, CM & Miller, P 2015, 'Severity of expert-identified behavioural responses of humpback whale, minke whale, and northern bottlenose whale to naval sonar' Aquatic Mammals, vol 41, no. 4, pp. 469-502. DOI: 10.1578/AM.41.4.2015.469
Cure, C, Doksaeter-Sivle, L, Visser, F, Wensveen, PJ, Isojunno, S, Harris, CM, Kvadsheim, P, Lam, F-P & Miller, P 2015, 'Predator sound playbacks reveal strong avoidance responses in a fight strategist baleen whale' Marine Ecology Progress Series, vol 526, pp. 267-282. DOI: 10.3354/meps11231
Elliot, M, Schlenzig, A, Harris, CM, Meagher, TR & Green, S 2015, 'An improved method for qPCR detection of three Phytophthora spp. in forest and woodland soils in northern Britain' Forest Pathology, vol Early View. DOI: 10.1111/efp.12224
Harris, CM & Thomas, L 2015, Status and future of research on the behavioural responses of marine mammals to U.S. Navy sonar. CREEM Technical Report , no. 2015-3, University of St Andrews.
Harris, R, Harris, CM, Duck, CD & Boyd, I 2014, 'The effectiveness of a seal scarer at a wild salmon net fishery' ICES Journal of Marine Science, vol 71, no. 7, pp. 1913-1920. DOI: 10.1093/icesjms/fst216
Elliot, M, Meagher, TR, Harris, CM, Searle, K, Purse, BV & Schlenzig, A 2013, The epidemiology of Phytophthora ramorum and P.Kernoviae at two historic gardens in Scotland. in Proceedings of the Sudden Oak Death Fifth Science Symposium: Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-243. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Albany, CA, USA, pp. 23-32.
Kaschner, K, Quick, NJ, Jewell, RL, Williams, R & Harris, CM 2012, 'Global coverage of cetacean line-transect surveys: status quo, data gaps and future challenges' PLoS One, vol 7, no. 9, e44075. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0044075
Purse, BV, Graeser, P, Searle, K, Edwards, C & Harris, CM 2012, 'Challenges in predicting invasive reservoir hosts of emerging pathogens: mapping Rhododendron ponticum as a foliar host for Phytophthora ramorum and Phytophthora kernoviae in the UK' Biological Invasions, vol 15, no. 3, pp. 529-545. DOI: 10.1007/s10530-012-0305-y
Jewell, RL, Thomas, L, Harris, CM, Kaschner, K, Wiff, RA, Hammond, PS & Quick, NJ 2012, 'Global analysis of cetacean line-transect surveys: detecting trends in cetacean density' Marine Ecology Progress Series, vol 453, pp. 227-240. DOI: 10.3354/meps09636
Travis, JMJ, Harris, CM, Park, KJ & Bullock, JM 2011, 'Improving prediction and management of range expansions by combining analytical and individual-based modelling approaches' Methods in Ecology and Evolution, vol 2, no. 5, pp. 477-488. DOI: 10.1111/j.2041-210X.2011.00104.x
Harris, CM, Stanford, HL, Edwards, C, Travis, JMJ & Park, KJ 2011, 'Integrating demographic data and a mechanistic dispersal model to predict invasion spread of Rhododendron ponticum in different habitats' Ecological Informatics, vol 6, pp. 187-195. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoinf.2011.03.004
Harris, CM, Park, KJ, Atkinson, R, Edwards, C & Travis, JMJ 2009, 'Invasive species control: Incorporating demographic data and seed dispersal into a management model for Rhododendron ponticum' Ecological Informatics, vol 4, no. 4, pp. 226-233. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoinf.2009.07.005
Mollett, A, Schofield, C, Miller, I, Harwood, J, Harris, CM & Donovan, CR 2009, Environmental Risk Management Capability: Advice on Minimising the Impact of Both Sonar and Seismic Offshore Operations on Marine Mammals. in Offshore Europe Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition : proceedings : 8-11 September 2009, Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Center UK, Aberdeen UK. Society of Petroleum Engineers, pp. 1-8, 2009 SPE Offshore Europe Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, 8 September. DOI: 10.2118/124301-MS
Harris, CM, Calladine, J, Wernham, CW & Park, KJ 2008, 'Impacts of piscivorous birds on salmonid populations and game fisheries in Scotland: a review' Wildlife Biology, vol 14, no. 4, pp. 395-411.
Harris, CM, Travis, JMJ & Harwood, J 2008, 'Evaluating the influence of epidemiological parameters and host ecology on the spread of phocine distemper virus through populations of harbour seals' PLoS One, vol 3, no. 7, e2710. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0002710
Harris, CM, Matthiopoulos, J & Harwood, J 2007, 'Influence of the physical environment and conspecific aggression on the spatial arrangement of breeding grey seals' Ecological Informatics, vol 2, no. 4, pp. 308-317. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoinf.2007.09.001
Harris, CM, Kohn, D, Park, KJ, Edwards, C, Atkinson, R & Travis, JMJ 2007, 'Testing mechanistic models of seed dispersal for the invasive Rhododendron ponticum (L.)' Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, vol 9, no. 1, pp. 15-28. DOI: 10.1016/j.ppees.2007.07.004
Hammershoj, M, Travis, JMJ & Harris, CM 2006, 'Incorporating evolutionary processes into a spatially-explicit model: exploring the consequences of mink-farm closures in Denmark' Ecography, vol 29, pp. 465-476.
Harris, CM, MacKenzie, ML, Edwards, C & Travis, JMJ 2006, 'Modelling establishment probabilities of an exotic plant, Rhododendron ponticum, invading a heterogeneous, woodland landscape using logistic regression with spatial autocorrelation' Ecological Modelling, vol 193, pp. 747-758.
Everard, K, Harwood, J, Matthiopoulos, J, McConnell, BJ, Sharples, R, Harris, CM & Warnes, CZ 2005, Defining biologically relevant management units for seal populations in the UK. Unknown Publisher.

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