Profile

Dr Sonja Heinrich

Dr Sonja Heinrich
Lecturer (education-focussed) & Director of Postgraduate Taught


 

Departmental duties

Director of Postgraduate Taught

Chair, Postgraduate Teaching Committee

Course co-director, MSc in Marine Mammal Science

Module organiser:

  • BL5210 - Principles of marine mammal biology
  • BL5104 - Conservation & management of marine mammals
  • BL5124 & BL4301 - Predator ecology in polar regions (Antarctic field trip)

St Andrews Teaching Excellence Award 2016

PhD student (graduated June 2015): Marina Costa (jointly with Prof Hammond), Project: Sympatric ecology of delphinids in the Egyptian Red Sea.

Research Interests:

Marine mammal ecology - distribution & habitat use, species interactions, conservation of vulnerable species, polar regions,

Research Project:

Chiloe Small Cetacean Project, southern Chile

source: symbiosis

 

Recent publications listed in research@st-andrews
Heinrich, S, Elwen, E & Bräger, S 2010, Patterns of sympatry in Lagenorhynchus and Cephalorhynchus: dolphins in different habitats. in B Würsig & M Würsig (eds), The dusky dolphin: master acrobat off different shores . Elsevier, pp. 313-332.
Kemper, CM, Pemberton, D, Cawthorn, M, Heinrich, S, Mann, J, Würsig, B, Shaughnessy, P & Gales, R 2003, Aquaculture and marine mammals: co-existence or conflict? in N Gales, M Hindell & R Kirkwood (eds), Marine mammals: fisheries, tourism, and management issues. CSIRO Publishing, pp. 208-225.
Samuels, A, Bejder, L, Constantine, R & Heinrich, S 2003, Swimming with wild cetaceans, with a special focus on the Southern Hemisphere. in N Gales, M Hindell & R Kirkwood (eds), Marine mammals: fisheries, tourism, and management issues. CSIRO Publishing, pp. 277-302.
McConkey, SD, McConnell, H, Lalas, C, Heinrich, S, Ludmerer, A, McNally, N, Borofsky, C, Schimanski, K & McIntosh, G 2002, 'A northward spread in the breeding distribution of the New Zealand sea lion Phocarctos hookeri' Australian Mammalogy, vol 24, pp. 97-106.

Contact

The Secretary
Scottish Oceans Institute
Institiud Chuantan na h-Alba
Gatty Marine Laboratory
East Sands St Andrews
KY16 8LB
Scotland
UK

tel: +44 (0) 1334 463472
fax: +44 (0) 1334 463443
email: soi@st-andrews.ac.uk

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