Dr Jonathan Gordon

Research Fellow, Visiting Scholar

tel: 01334 462637
fax: 01334 463443
email: jg20@st-andrews.ac.uk
room: 2.06  (SOI)
Scottish Oceans Institute
East Sands
University of St Andrews
St Andrews
KY16 8LB



Recent Publications

MacAulay, JDJ, Gordon, JCD, Gillespie, DM, Malinka, CE & Northridge, SP 2017, 'Passive acoustic methods for fine-scale tracking of harbour porpoises in tidal rapids' Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol 141, no. 2, pp. 1120-1132. DOI: 10.1121/1.4976077
Sparling, CE, Gillespie, DM, Hastie, GD, Gordon, JCD, MacAulay, JDJ, Malinka, CE, Wu, G-M & McConnell, BJ 2016, Scottish Government Demonstration Strategy: Trialing methods for tracking the fine scale underwater movements of marine mammals in areas of marine renewable energy development. vol. 7, 14 edn, Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science.
MacAulay, JDJ, Gordon, JCD, Gillespie, DM, Malinka, CE, Johnson, M & Northridge, SP 2015, Tracking harbor porpoises in tidal rapids:: A low cost autonomous platform to track the movement of harbor porpoises in tidal rapids. NERC.
Gero, S, Gordon, J & Whitehead, H 2015, 'Individualized social preferences and long-term social fidelity between social units of sperm whales' Animal Behaviour, vol 102, pp. 15-23. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.01.008
Malinka, CE, MacAulay, JDJ, Gordon, JCD & Northridge, SP 2015, 'Fine-scale acoustic tracking of harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) in tidal rapids' 21st Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, San Francisco, United States, 13/12/15 - 19/12/15, .
Priyadarshana, T, Randage, SM, Alling, A, Calderan, S, Gordon, JCD, Leaper, R & Porter, L 2015, 'Distribution patterns of blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) and shipping off southern Sri Lanka' Regional Studies in Marine Science, vol In press. DOI: 10.1016/j.rsma.2015.08.002
Malinka, CE, MacAulay, JDJ, Gordon, JCD & Northridge, S 2015, Evaluation of a Drifting Porpoise Localising Array Buoy: A novel configuration for tracking porpoises in tidal rapids using passive acoustics.: Internship Report for the NERC Marine Renewable Energy Knowledge Exchange Programme . Natural Environment Research Council.
MacAulay, JDJ, Malinka, CE, Coram, AJ, Gordon, JCD & Northridge, S 2015, The density and behaviour of marine mammals in tidal rapids: Marine Mammal Scientific Support Research Programme MMSS/001/11. MR7.1. Report to Scottish Government 50pp. Marine Scotland.
Coram, AJ, Gordon, JCD, Thompson, D & Northridge, S 2014, Evaluating and Assessing the Relative Effectiveness of Acoustic Deterrent Devices and other Non-Lethal Measures on Marine Mammals. Scottish Government.
Hammond, PS, Gillespie, DM, Lovell, P, Samarra, FIP, Swift, RJ, Macleod, K, Tasker, ML, Berggren, P, Borchers, DL, Burt, ML, Paxton, CGM, Canadas, A, Desportes, G, Donovan, GP, Gilles, A, Lehnert, K, Siebert, U, Gordon, JCD, Leaper, R, Leopold, M, Scheidat, M, Oien, N, Ridoux, V, Rogan, E, Skov, H, Teilmann, J, Van Canneyt, O & Vazquez, JA 2014, 'Large scale surveys for cetaceans: line transect assumptions, reliability of abundance estimates and improving survey efficiency – A response to MacLeod' Biological Conservation, vol 170, pp. 338-339. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2014.01.016
Gero, S, Milligan, M, Rinaldi, C, Francis, P, Gordon, JCD, Carlson, C, Steffen, A, Tyack, PL, Evans, P & Whitehead, H 2014, 'Behavior and social structure of the sperm whales of Dominica' Marine Mammal Science, vol 30, pp. 905. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12086
Lepper, P, Gordon, JCD, Booth, CG, Theobald, P, Robinson, S, Northridge, S & Wang, L 2014, Establishing the sensitivity of cetaceans and seals to acoustic deterrent devices in Scotland. vol. Commissioned Report No. 517., Scottish Natural Heritage.
Hastie, GD, Gillespie, DM, Gordon, JCD, MacAulay, JDJ, McConnell, BJ & Sparling, CE 2014, Tracking technologies for quantifying marine mammal interactions with tidal turbines: pitfalls and possibilities. in M Shields & A Payne (eds), Marine Renewable Energy Technology and Environmental Interactions. Humanity and the Sea, Springer Science and Business Media, Dordrecht. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-017-8002-5_10
Gillespie, D, Caillat, M, Gordon, J & White, P 2013, 'Automatic detection and classification of odontocete whistles' Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol 134, no. 3, pp. 2427-2437. DOI: 10.1121/1.4816555
Hammond, PS, Macleod, K, Berggren, P, Borchers, DL, Burt, ML, Cañadas, A, Desportes, G, Donovan, GP, Gilles, A, Gillespie, DM, Gordon, JCD, Hiby, L, Kuklik, I, Leaper, R, Lehnert, K, Leopold, M, Lovell, P, Øien, N, Paxton, CGM, Ridoux, V, Rogan, E, Samarra, FIP, Scheidat, M, Sequeira, M, Siebert, U, Skov, H, Swift, RJ, Tasker, M, Teilmann, J, Van Canneyt, O & Vázquez, JA 2013, 'Cetacean abundance and distribution in European Atlantic shelf waters to inform conservation and management' Biological Conservation, vol 164, pp. 107-122. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2013.04.010
Northridge, S, Coram, AJ & Gordon, JCD 2013, Investigations on Seal Depredation at Scottish Fish Farms. SMRU.
Booth, CG, Embling, CB, Gordon, J, Calderan, SV & Hammond, PS 2013, 'Habitat preferences and distribution of harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) west of Scotland' Marine Ecology Progress Series, vol 478, pp. 273–285.
McConnell, BJ, Gillespie, DM, Gordon, JCD, Hastie, GD, Johnson, M & MacAulay, JDJ 2013, Methods for tracking fine scale underwater movements of marine mammals around marine tidal devices: Report to Scottish Government Marine Mammal Scientific Support Research Programme MMSS/001/11. Scottish Government, Edinburgh.
Antunes, R, Schulz, T, Gero, S, Whitehead, H, Gordon, JCD & Rendell, LE 2011, 'Individually distinctive acoustic features in sperm whale codas' Animal Behaviour, vol 81, no. 4, pp. 723-730. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2010.12.019
Gillespie, DM, Leaper, R, Gordon, JCD & Macleod, K 2010, 'An integrated data collection system for line transect surveys' Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, vol 11, no. 3, pp. 217.
Antunes, R, Rendell, L & Gordon, J 2010, 'Measuring inter-pulse intervals in sperm whale clicks: consistency of automatic estimation methods' Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol 127, no. 5, pp. 3239-3247. DOI: 10.1121/1.3327509
Northridge, S, Gordon, J, Booth, C, Calderan, S, Cargill, A, Coram, AJ, Gillespie, DM, Lonergan, M & Webb, A Assessment of the impacts and utility of acoustic deterrent devices.
Embling, CB, Gillibrand, PA, Gordon, JCD, Shrimpton, J, Stevick, PT & Hammond, PS 2010, 'Using habitat models to identify suitable sites for marine protected areas for harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena)' Biological Conservation, vol 143, pp. 267-279. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2009.09.005
Northridge, SP & Gordon, JCD 2009, 'Appropriate and Sustainable Predator Control: the use of ADDs and other measures to control seal predation at Scottish salmon farms' International Symposium on Scottish Aquaculture: A sustainable furture, Herriot Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 21/04/09 - 22/04/09, .
Gillespie, DM, Dunn, CA, Gordon, JCD, Claridge, D, Embling, C & Boyd, IL 2009, 'Field Recordings of Gervais’ Beaked whales Mesoplodon europaeus from the Bahamas' Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol 125, no. 5, pp. 3428-3433. DOI: 10.1121/1.3110832
Macleod, K, Fairbairns, R, Fairbairns, B, Gill, A, Gordon, JCD, Blair-Myers, C & Parsons, ECM The seasonal distribution of the minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) in relation to physiographic factors and potential prey off the Isle of Mull, Scotland..
Oleson, EM, Barlow, J, Gordon, J, Rankin, S & Hildebrand, JA 2003, 'Low frequency calls of Bryde's whales' Marine Mammal Science, vol 19, pp. 407-419.
Hastie, GD, Swift, RJ, Gordon, JCD, Slesser, G & Turrell, W 2003, 'Sperm whale distribution and seasonal density in the Faroe Shetland Channel.' Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, vol 5, no. 3, pp. 74-84.
Gordon, JCD, Gillespie, D, Potter, J, Frantzis, A, Simmonds, MP, Swift, R & Thompson, D 2003, 'A review of the effects of seismic surveys on marine mammals' Marine Technology Society Journal, vol 37, no. 4, pp. 16-34. DOI: 10.4031/002533203787536998
Wartzok, D, Popper, AN, Gordon, J & Merrill, J 2003, 'Factors affecting the responses of marine mammals to acoustic disturbance' Marine Technology Society Journal, vol 37, no. 4, pp. 6-15.
Gordon, JCD & Northridge, SP Potential impacts of acoustic deterrent devices on Scottish marine wildlife.
Gordon, J 2001, 'Measuring the range to animals at sea from boats using photographic and video images' Journal of Applied Ecology, vol 38, pp. 879-887.
Rendell, LE, Matthews, J, Gill, A, Gordon, JCD & Macdonald, DW 1999, 'Quantitative analysis of the tonal calls of five odontocete species.' Journal of Zoology, vol 249, pp. 403-410.
Rendell, LE & Gordon, JCD 1999, 'Vocal response of long-finned pilot whales to military sonar in the Ligurian Sea.' Marine Mammal Science, vol 15, no. 1, pp. 198-204.
Matthews, J, Rendell, LE, Gordon, JCD & Macdonald, DW 1999, 'A review of frequency and time parameters of cetacean tonal calls.' Bioacoustics, vol 10, pp. 47-71.
Willmer, PG, Gordon, SC, Wishart, J, Hughes, JP, Matthews, IM & Woodford, JAT 1998, 'Flower choices by raspberry beetles: cues for feeding and oviposition' Animal Behaviour, vol 56, pp. 819-827.

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