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
Fife
KY16 9LZ
UK


 



 

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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