Dr Rob Schick

Research Fellow

tel: (44) (0) 1334 461829
fax: (44) (0) 1334 461800
email: rss5@st-andrews.ac.uk
room: 202  (The Observatory)
The Observatory
Buchanan Gardens
University of St Andrews
St Andrews
KY16 9LZ



Recent Publications

Schick, RS, Kelsey, TW, Marston, J, Sampson, K & Humphris, GM 2017, 'MapMySmoke: feasibility of a new quit cigarette smoking mobile phone application using integrated geo-positioning technology, and motivational messaging within a primary care setting' Pilot and Feasibility Studies, vol 4, 19. DOI: 10.1186/s40814-017-0165-4
Schick, RS, Greenwood, JJD & Buckland, ST 2017, 'An experiment of the impact of a neonicotinoid pesticide on honeybees: the value of a formal analysis of the data' Environmental Sciences Europe, vol 29, 4. DOI: 10.1186/s12302-016-0103-8
Schick, RS, Humphris, GM, Kelsey, TW, Marston, J & Sampson, K 2016, 'MapMySmoke–a context aware mobile phone application targeted at smoking cessation' Scottish Smoking Cessation Conference 2016, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 22/11/16 - 22/11/16, . DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.27703.32165
Fleishman, E, Costa, DP, Harwood, J, Kraus, S, Moretti, D, New, LF, Schick, RS, Schwarz, LK, Simmons, SE, Thomas, L & Wells, RS 2016, 'Monitoring population-level responses of marine mammals to human activities' Marine Mammal Science, vol 32, no. 3, pp. 1004-1021. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12310
Oedekoven, CS, Fleishman, E, Hamilton, P, Clark, JS & Schick, RS 2015, 'Expert elicitation of seasonal abundance of North Atlantic right whales Eubalaena glacialis in the mid-Atlantic' Endangered Species Research, vol 29, no. 1, pp. 51-58. DOI: 10.3354/esr00699
King, SL, Schick, RS, Donovan, CR, Booth, CG, Burgman, M, Thomas, L & Harwood, J 2015, 'An interim framework for assessing the population consequences of disturbance' Methods in Ecology and Evolution, vol 6, no. 10, pp. 1150-1158. DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12411
New, LF, Hall, AJ, Harcourt, R, Kaufman, G, Parsons, ECM, Pearson, HC, Cosentino, AM & Schick, RS 2015, 'The modelling and assessment of whale-watching impacts' Ocean and Coastal Management, vol 115, pp. 10-16. DOI: 10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2015.04.006
Belkin, IM, Hunt, GL, Hazen, EL, Zamon, JE, Schick, RS, Prieto, R, Brodziak, J, Teo, SLH, Thorne, L, Bailey, H, Itoh, S, Munk, P, Musyl, MK, Willis, JK & Zhang, W 2014, 'Fronts, fish, and predators' Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, vol 107, pp. 1-2. DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2014.07.009
Langrock, R, Hopcraft, G, Blackwell, P, Goodall, V, King, R, Niu, M, Patterson, T, Pedersen, M, Skarin, A & Schick, RS 2014, 'Modelling group dynamic animal movement' Methods in Ecology and Evolution, vol 5, no. 2, pp. 190-199. DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12155
New, LF, Clark, J, Costa, D, Fleishman, E, Hindell, M, Klanjšček, T, Lusseau, D, Kraus, S, McMahon, C, Robinson, P, Schick, RS, Schwartz, L, Simmons, S, Thomas, L, Tyack, PL & Harwood, J 2014, 'Using short-term measures of behaviour to estimate long-term fitness of southern elephant seals.' Marine Ecology Progress Series, vol 496, pp. 99-108. DOI: 10.3354/meps10547
Schick, RS, Roberts, J, Eckert, S, Clark, J, Bailey, H, Chai, F, Shi, L & Halpin, P 2013, 'Pelagic movements of pacific leatherback turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) reveal the complex role of prey and ocean currents' Movement Ecology, vol 1, no. 11, 11. DOI: 10.1186/2051-3933-1-11
Schick, RS, Kraus, SD, Rolland, RM, Knowlton, AR, Hamilton, PK, Pettis, HM, Kenney, RD & Clark, JS 2013, 'Using hierarchical bayes to understand movement, health, and survival in the endangered North Atlantic right whale' PLoS One, vol 8, no. 6, e64166. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0064166
Mitchell, JT, Schick, RS, Hallyburton, M, Dennis, MF, Kollins, SH, Beckham, JC & McClernon, FJ 2013, 'Combined Ecological Momentary Assessment and Global Positioning System Tracking to Assess Smoking Behavior: A Proof of Concept Study' Journal of Dual Diagnosis, vol 10, no. 1. DOI: 10.1080/15504263.2013.866841
Schick, RS, New, L, Thomas, L, Costa, D, Hindell, M, McMahon, C, Robinson, P, Simmons, S, Thums, M, Harwood, J & Clark, J 2013, 'Estimating resource acquisition and at-sea body condition of a marine predator' Journal of Animal Ecology, vol 82, no. 6, pp. 1300-1315. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12102
Eros, T, Olden, JD, Schick, RS, Schmera, D & Fortin, M-J 2012, 'Characterizing connectivity relationships in freshwaters using patch-based graphs' Landscape ecology, vol 27, no. 2, pp. 303-317. DOI: 10.1007/s10980-011-9659-2
Best, BD, Halpin, PN, Read, AJ, Fujioka, E, Good, CP, LaBrecque, EA, Schick, RS, Roberts, JJ, Hazen, LJ & Qian, SS 2012, 'Online cetacean habitat modeling system for the US east coast and Gulf of Mexico' Endangered Species Research, vol 18, no. 1, pp. 1-15. DOI: 10.3354/esr00430
Eros, T, Schmera, D & Schick, RS 2011, 'Network thinking in riverscape conservation - A graph-based approach' Biological Conservation, vol 144, no. 1, pp. 184-192. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2010.08.013
Schick, RS, Halpin, PN, Read, AJ, Urban, DL, Best, BD, Good, CP, Roberts, JJ, LaBrecque, EA, Dunn, CA, Garrison, LP, Hyrenbach, KD, McLellan, WA, Pabst, DA, Palka, DL & Stevick, P 2011, 'Community structure in pelagic marine mammals at large spatial scales' Marine Ecology Progress Series, vol 434, pp. 165-181. DOI: 10.3354/meps09183
Curtice, C, Schick, RS, Dunn, DC & Halpin, PN 2011, 'Home Range Analysis of Hawaiian Monk Seals (Monachus schauinslandi) Based on Colony, Age, and Sex' Aquatic Mammals, vol 37, no. 3, pp. 360-371. DOI: 10.1578/AM.37.3.2011.360
Schick, RS, Halpin, PN, Read, AJ, Slay, CK, Kraus, SD, Mate, BR, Baumgartner, MF, Roberts, JJ, Best, BD, Good, CP, Loarie, SR & Clark, JS 2009, 'Striking the right balance in right whale conservation' Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, vol 66, no. 9, pp. 1399-1403. DOI: 10.1139/F09-115
Urban, DL, Minor, ES, Treml, EA & Schick, RS 2009, 'Graph models of habitat mosaics' Ecology Letters, vol 12, no. 3, pp. 260-273. DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2008.01271.x
Schick, RS & Lutcavage, ME 2009, 'Inclusion of prey data improves prediction of bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) distribution' Fisheries Oceanography, vol 18, no. 1, pp. 77-81. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2419.2008.00499.x
Schick, RS, Loarie, SR, Colchero, F, Best, BD, Boustany, A, Conde, DA, Halpin, PN, Joppa, LN, McClellan, CM & Clark, JS 2008, 'Understanding movement data and movement processes: current and emerging directions' Ecology Letters, vol 11, no. 12, pp. 1338-1350. DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2008.01249.x
Schick, RS & Lindley, ST 2007, 'Directed connectivity among fish populations in a riverine network' Journal of Applied Ecology, vol 44, no. 6, pp. 1116-1126. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2007.01383.x
Best, BD, Halpin, PN, Fujioka, E, Read, AJ, Qian, SS, Hazen, LJ & Schick, RS 2007, 'Geospatial web services within a scientific workflow: Predicting marine mammal habitats in a dynamic environment' Ecological Informatics, vol 2, no. 3, pp. 210-223. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoinf.2007.07.007
Lindley, ST, Schick, RS, Mora, E, Adams, PB, Anderson, JJ, Greene, S, Hanson, C, May, BP, McEwan, D & MacFarlane, RB 2007, 'Framework for assessing viability of threatened and endangered Chinook salmon and steelhead in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Basin' San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science, vol 5, no. 1.
J Parra, G, Schick, R & J Corkeron, P 2006, 'Spatial distribution and environmental correlates of Australian snubfin and Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins' Ecography, vol 29, no. 3, pp. 396-406.
Lindley, ST, Schick, RS, Agrawal, A, Goslin, M, Pearson, TE, Mora, E, Anderson, JJ, May, B, Greene, S & Hanson, C 2006, 'Historical population structure of Central Valley steelhead and its alteration by dams' San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science, vol 4, no. 1.
Schick, RS, Goldstein, J & Lutcavage, ME 2004, 'Bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) distribution in relation to sea surface temperature fronts in the Gulf of Maine (1994-96)' Fisheries Oceanography, vol 13, no. 4, pp. 225-238.
Schick, RS & Urban, DL 2000, 'Spatial components of bowhead whale (Balaena mysticetus) distribution in the Alaskan Beaufort Sea' Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, vol 57, no. 11, pp. 2193-2200.

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