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Dr Bernie McConnell

Dr Bernie McConnell
Senior Research Fellow


 

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Recent publications


50  (of 92 published available) for bm8. (source: University of St Andrews PURE)
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2018 (11)
Marine Pollution Bulletin
vol.136 pp.92-106
(Article)
Empirical measures of harbor seal behavior and avoidance of an operational tidal turbine
Ruth Joy, Jason D. Wood, Carol Elizabeth Sparling, Dom J. Tollit, Andrea E. Copping, Bernie J McConnell 
Keywords: SeaGen turbine, Harbor seal, Animal tags, Behavioral avoidance, Strike risk
2018 (2)
Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
vol.28 pp.194-204
(Article)
2018 (28/9)
Science
vol.361 pp.1373-1376
(Article)
Predicting global killer whale population collapse from PCB pollution
Jean-Pierre Desforges, Ailsa Jane Hall, Bernie J McConnell, Aqqalu Rosing-Asvid, Jonathan L. Barber, Andrew Brownlow, Sylvain De Guise, Igor Eulaers, Paul D. Jepson, Robert J. Letcher, Milton Levin, Peter S. Ross, Filipa Isabel Pereira Samarra, Gisli Vikingson, Christian Sonne, Rune Dietz 
Keywords: NERC
2018 (2)
Environmental Pollution
vol.233 pp.407-418
(Article)
2017 (14/9)
Scientific Reports
vol.7 
(Article)
Fine-scale harbour seal usage for informed marine spatial planning
Esther Lane Jones, Carol Elizabeth Sparling, Bernie J McConnell, Chris Morris, Sophie Caroline Smout 
2017 (7)
Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography
vol.141 pp.294-305
(Article)
Grey and harbour seals in France
Cécile Vincent, Mathilde Huon, Florence Caurant, Willy Dabin, Armel Deniau, Stéphane Dixneuf, Laetitia Dupuis, Jean-François Elder, Marie-Hélène Fremau, Sami Hassani, Audrey Hemon, Jacky Karpouzopoulos, Cécile Lefeuvre, Bernie J McConnell, Simon E W Moss, Pascal Provost, Jérôme Spitz, Yannis Turpin, Vincent Ridoux 
Keywords: Tracking, Telemetry, Density, Census, Management units, English Channel, MSFD, OSPAR
2017

(Other report)
Harbour Seal Decline – vital rates and drivers.
Monica Arso Civil, Sophie Caroline Smout, David Thompson, Andrew Brownlow, Nicolas Davison, Mariel Doeschate, Callan David Duck, Chris Morris, Caroline Cummings, Bernie J McConnell, Ailsa Jane Hall 
Keywords: Scottish Government
2017 (11/10)
vol.8 
(Commissioned report)
Modelling harbour seal movements
Bernie J McConnell, Sophie Caroline Smout, Mick Wu 
Keywords: Individual based model , Seals, TelemetryScottish Government
2017 (2/2)
vol.602 
(Commissioned report)
Review of analytical approaches for identifying usage and foraging areas at sea for harbour seals
Esther Lane Jones, Sophie Caroline Smout, Debbie JF Russell, Eunice Pinn, Bernie J McConnell 
Keywords: JNCC
2016 (12)
Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology
vol.202 pp.859-868
(Article)
Aerial low frequency hearing in captive and free-ranging harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) using auditory brainstem responses
Klaus Lucke, Gordon Drummond Hastie, Kerstin Ternes, Bernie J McConnell, Simon Moss, Debbie JF Russell, Heike Weber, Vincent Janik 
Keywords: Harbour seal , Phoca vitulina, Hearing, ABR, Low-frequencyNERC
2016 (12)
Journal of Applied Ecology
vol.53 pp.1642-1652
(Article)
Avoidance of wind farms by harbour seals is limited to pile driving activities
Debbie JF Russell, Gordon Drummond Hastie, David Thompson, Vincent Janik, Philip Steven Hammond, Lindesay Alexandra Sarah Scott-Hayward, Jason Matthiopoulos, Esther Lane Jones, Bernie J McConnell 
Keywords: Complex Region Spatial Smoother, Disturbance, Marine renewables, Marine spatial planning, Pinnipeds, Renewable energy, Spatially Adaptive Local Smoothing Algorithm, Spatially adaptive smoothing , Underwater noiseNERC
2016 (15/12)

(Commissioned report)
Fine-scale harbour seal at-sea usage around Orkney and the North coast of Scotland
Esther Lane Jones, Sophie Caroline Smout, Clinton John Blight, Carol Elizabeth Sparling, Bernie J McConnell 
Keywords: Scottish Government
2016 (1/11)
ICES Journal of Marine Science
vol.73 pp.2653-2665
(Article)
2016 (6)

(Commissioned report)
Harbour Seal Decline - vital rates and drivers
Monica Arso Civil, Sophie Caroline Smout, Callan David Duck, Chris Morris, Joseph Onoufriou, David Thompson, Andrew Brownlow, Nicholas Davison, Caroline Cummings, Patrick Pomeroy, Bernie J McConnell, Ailsa Jane Hall 
Keywords: Harbour seal, Population Dynamics, Population decline, Bayesian approach, Photo-identification, TelemetryScottish Government
2016 (29/7)

(Commissioned report)
Marine Renewable Energy MRE1 Annual Report
Bernie J McConnell, Sophie Caroline Smout, Mick Wu, David Thompson, Phil Irving, Gordon Drummond Hastie 
Keywords: Scottish Government
2016 (1/1)
Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
vol.875 pp.425-430
(Article)
Multiple-pulse sounds and seals: results of a harbour seal (Phoca vitulina) telemetry study during windfarm construction
Gordon Drummond Hastie, Debbie JF Russell, Bernie J McConnell, David Thompson, Vincent Janik 
Keywords: NERC
2016 (14/10)

(Commissioned report)
Population scaling in 5 km x 5 km grey and harbour seal usage maps. Note to Scottish Government MMSS/002/15
Esther Lane Jones, Chris Morris, Sophie Caroline Smout, Bernie J McConnell 
Keywords: Scottish Government
2016 (2)
vol.7 
(Commissioned report)
Scottish Government Demonstration Strategy
Carol Elizabeth Sparling, Douglas Michael Gillespie, Gordon Drummond Hastie, Jonathan Charles David Gordon, Jamie Donald John MacAulay, Chloe Elizabeth Malinka, Mick Wu, Bernie J McConnell 
Keywords: marine renewables, passive acoustic monitoring, active acoustic monitoring, tidal energy, Marine mammalScottish Government, NERC
2015

(Commissioned report)
Determine data sparse regions. Report to Marine Scotland MMSS/001/11 MR 5.1
Esther Lane Jones, Sophie Caroline Smout, Chris Morris, Bernie J McConnell 
Keywords: Scottish Government
2015

(Commissioned report)
2015 (9)
Journal of Wildlife Management
vol.79 pp.1091-1100
(Article)
2015

(Commissioned report)
2015 (11)
Oikos
vol.124 pp.1462-1472
(Article)
Intrinsic and extrinsic drivers of activity budgets in sympatric grey and harbour seals
Debbie JF Russell, Brett Thomas McClintock, Jason Matthiopoulos, Paul Thompson, David Thompson, Philip Steven Hammond, Esther Lane Jones, Monique MacKenzie, Simon Moss, Bernie J McConnell 
Keywords: Area-restricted search, Bayesian , Energetic requirements, Energy budget, Hidden process models, Pinnipeds, Time budget
2015 (27/8)
Marine Ecology Progress Series
vol.534 pp.235-249
(Article)
Patterns of space use in sympatric marine colonial predators reveals scales of spatial partitioning
Esther Lane Jones, Bernie J McConnell, Sophie Caroline Smout, Philip Steven Hammond, Callan David Duck, Christopher Morris, David Thompson, Debbie JF Russell, cecile vincent, michelle cronin, Ruth Jemma Sharples, jason matthiopoulos 
Keywords: Halichoerus grypus, Phoca vitulina, Density estimation, Propagating uncertainty, Species distribution, Telemetry, Area-based conservation
2015

(Commissioned report)
Produce, publish and maintain seal usage maps with confidence intervals. Report to Marine Scotland MMSS/001/11 MR 5.1
Esther Lane Jones, Bernie J McConnell, Carol Elizabeth Sparling, Jason Matthiopoulos 
Keywords: Scottish Government
2015

(Commissioned report)
2015 (6)
Journal of Applied Ecology
vol.52 pp.631-640
(Article)
Sound exposure in harbour seals during the installation of an offshore wind farm
Gordon Drummond Hastie, Debbie JF Russell, Bernie J McConnell, Simon Moss, David Thompson, Vincent Janik 
Keywords: Wind farms, Hearing, Marine animals, Pile driving, Pinnipeds, Renewable energy, Underwater noiseNERC
2014 (1)
Marine Mammal Science
vol.30 pp.374-380
(Article)
2014 (21/7)
Current Biology
vol.24 pp.R638-R639
(Article)
Marine mammals trace anthropogenic structures at sea
Debbie JF Russell, Sophie Brasseur, David Thompson, Gordon Drummond Hastie, Vincent Janik, Geert Aarts, Brett Thomas McClintock, Jason Matthiopoulos, Simon Moss, Bernie J McConnell 
Keywords: NERC


(Paper)
Prey habitat model outperforms prey data in explaining grey seal distribution
Esther Lane Jones, Sophie Brasseur, Anna Rindorf, Sophie Caroline Smout, Mark Dickey-Collas, Peter Wright, Debbie JF Russell, Bernie J McConnell, Roger Kirkwood, Jason Matthiopoulos, Peter Reijnders 
2014 (3)

(Commissioned report)
Seal at-sea distribution, movements and behaviour
Debbie JF Russell, Bernie J McConnell 
2014

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))
Tracking technologies for quantifying marine mammal interactions with tidal turbines: pitfalls and possibilities
Gordon Drummond Hastie, Douglas Michael Gillespie, Jonathan Charles David Gordon, Jamie Donald John MacAulay, Bernie J McConnell, Carol Elizabeth Sparling 
2014 (1/1)
Methods in Ecology and Evolution

(Article)
Transmitting species-interaction data from animal-borne transceivers through Service Argos using Bluetooth communication
D.C. Lidgard, W.D. Bowen, I.D. Jonsen, Bernie J McConnell, P. Lovell, D.M. Webber, T. Stone, S.J. Iverson 
2013 (3/7)

(Commissioned report)
Current state of knowledge of effects of offshore renewable energy generation devices on marine mammals & research requirements
David Thompson, Ailsa Jane Hall, Mike Lonergan, Bernie J McConnell, Simon Northridge 
2013

(Commissioned report)
Methods for tracking fine scale underwater movements of marine mammals around marine tidal devices
Bernie J McConnell, Douglas Michael Gillespie, Jonathan Charles David Gordon, Gordon Drummond Hastie, Mark Johnson, Jamie Donald John MacAulay 
2013 (1)
Journal of Applied Ecology
vol.50 pp.499-509
(Article)
2013 (21/10)

(Commissioned report)
Wave & Tidal Consenting Position Paper Series: Marine Mammal Impacts
Carol Elizabeth Sparling, Alexander James Coram, Bernie J McConnell, David Thompson, K.R. Hawkins, Simon Northridge 
2012 (8)
Ecological Monographs
vol.82 pp.335-349
(Article)
2012 (5)

(Commissioned report)
Baseline Seal Information for the FTWODG Area. SMRUL-FDG-2012-0 to FTOWDG
Carol Elizabeth Sparling, Debbie JF Russell, Esther Lane Jones, Kate Grellier, Mike Lonergan, Bernie J McConnell, Jason Matthiopoulos, David Thompson 
2012

(Commissioned report)
Interactions between seals and offshore wind farms
Bernie J McConnell, Mike Lonergan, R. Dietz 
2012

(Other report)
Marine distribution of grey & harbour seals around the UK.
Esther Lane Jones, Bernie J McConnell, Callan David Duck, Chris Morris, Philip Steven Hammond, Debbie JF Russell 
2012 (4)
Marine Mammal Science
vol.28 pp.E110-E123
(Article)
Postrelease dive ability in rehabilitated harbor seals
Catriona Morrison, Carol Elizabeth Sparling, Laila Sadler, Alison Charles, Ruth Jemma Sharples, Bernie J McConnell 


(Paper)
Spatial distributions between UK grey & harbour seal populations
Esther Lane Jones, Bernie J McConnell, Callan David Duck, Philip Steven Hammond, Jason Matthiopoulos 
2011 (11)
ICES Journal of Marine Science
vol.68 pp.2201-2209
(Article)
British grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) abundance in 2008
Mike Lonergan, Callan David Duck, David Thompson, Simon Moss, Bernie J McConnell 
Keywords: ARGOS, haulout, phocid, pinniped, population estimate, SDRL, POPULATION GROWTH, HARBOR SEALS, SABLE ISLAND
2011

(Other report)
SMRU seal telemetry data holdings
Debbie JF Russell, Esther Lane Jones, Jason Matthiopoulos, Callan David Duck, Chris Morris, Bernie J McConnell 
2011

(Other report)
SMRU seal telemetry quality control process
Debbie JF Russell, Jason Matthiopoulos, Bernie J McConnell 
2010 (11)
Physiological and Biochemical Zoology
vol.83 pp.911-923
(Article)
2010
pp.222-241
(Chapter)
Telemetry
Bernie J McConnell, Mike Fedak, Sascha Kate Hooker, Toby Patterson 

Contact Details:

Dr Bernie McConnell
Scottish Oceans Institute
East Sands
University of St Andrews
St Andrews
KY16 8LB
Fife
UK

tel: 01334 463280
fax: 01334 462632
room: 2.10 SMRU
email: bm8@st-andrews.ac.uk

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Scottish Oceans Institute
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Gatty Marine Laboratory
East Sands St Andrews
KY16 8LB
Scotland
UK

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