Publications

Recent publications


50  (of 93 published available) for Scottish Oceans Institute with keyword Assessment clear keyword filter. (source: University of St Andrews PURE)
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2019 (3)

(Review article)
A review of unmanned vehicles for the detection and monitoring of marine fauna
Ursula K. Verfuss, Ana Sofia Aniceto, Danielle Harris, Douglas Michael Gillespie, Sophie Fielding, Guillermo Jiménez, Phil Johnston, Rachael R. Sinclair, Agnar Sivertsen, Stian A. Solbø, Rune Storvold, Martin Biuw, Roy Wyatt 
Keywords: Unmanned vehicles, Marine animal monitoring, Underwater sound, Environmental impact assessment, Offshore industry
2019 (21/1)

(Commissioned report)
EIRPHOT : A critical assessment of Wales’ grey seal ( Halichoerus grypus ) photo - identification database .
Izzy Langley, Tom Stringell, Ceri Morris, Lex Hiby, Patrick Pomeroy 
Keywords: NERC


(Article)
Effects of impulsive noise on marine mammals: investigating range-dependent risk
Gordon Drummond Hastie, Nathan Merchant, Thomas Goetz, Debbie JF Russell, Paul Thompson, Vincent Janik 
Keywords: Seismic survey, Pile diving, Underwater noise, Auditory damage, Sound propagation, Marine mammals
2019 (15/4)

(Article)
Factors affecting the spatial and temporal distribution of E. coli in intertidal estuarine sediments
David Maxwell Paterson, Tania Cecilia Mendo Aguilar, Emma Clare Defew, Marc I. Stutter, Lisa M. Avery 
Keywords: FIO, Estuaries, Pathogens, Bathing water quality, Sediments


(Article)
Integrating field and laboratory approaches for ripple development in mixed sand–clay–EPS
Jaco H. Baas, Megan L. Baker, Jonathan Malarkey, Sarah J. Bass, Andrew J. Manning, Jeffrey Peakall, Ian D. Lichtman, Leiping Ye, Alan. G. Davies, Daniel. R. Parsons, David Maxwell Paterson, Peter D. Thorne 
Keywords: Cohesion, Current ripples, Estuary, Intertidal flat, Mixed sand–clay–EPS


(Article)
Long-term sound and movement recording tags to study natural behavior and reaction to ship noise of seals
Lonnie Mikkelsen, Mark Johnson, Danuta Maria Wisniewska, Abbo van Neer, Ursula Siebert, Peter Teglberg Madsen, Jonas Teilmann 
Keywords: Anthropogenic noise, Behavioral response, Biologging, DTAG, Exposure rates, Gray seal, Harbor seal, Long-duration acoustic dataloggers
2019 (20/3)

(Article)
Northern bottlenose whales in a pristine environment respond strongly to close and distant navy sonar signals
Paul Wensveen, Saana Isojunno, Rune R. Hansen, Alexander M. Von Benda-beckmann, Lars Kleivane, Sander Van Ijsselmuide, Frans-peter A. Lam, Petter H. Kvadsheim, Stacy L. Deruiter, Charlotte Curé, Tomoko Narazaki, Peter Lloyd Tyack, Patrick Miller 
Keywords: Hyperoodon ampullatus, Military sonar, Cetacean, Marine mammal, Disturbance
2019 (20/3)

(Article)
Predicting acoustic dose associated with marine mammal behavioural responses to sound as detected with fixed acoustic recorders and satellite tags
A.M. von Benda-Beckmann, Paul Wensveen, M. Prior, M.A. Ainslie, R. R. Hansen, Saana Isojunno, F.P.A. Lam, P.H. Kvadsheim, Patrick Miller 
Keywords: Behavioral response, Hyperoodon ampullatus


(Article)
Three-dimensional movements of harbour seals in a tidally energetic channel
Gordon Drummond Hastie, Matthew Bivins, Alexander James Coram, Jonathan Charles David Gordon, Pauline Jepp, Jamie Donald John MacAulay, Carol Elizabeth Sparling, Douglas Michael Gillespie 
Keywords: Behaviour, Environmental impact assessment, Mammals, New techniques, Renewable energyNERC
2019 (1)

(Article)
Variations in age- and sex-specific survival rates help explain population trend in a discrete marine mammal population
Monica Arso Civil, Barbara Cheney, Valentina Islas-Villanueva, Jefferson Alden Graves, Vincent Janik, Paul M Thompson, Philip Steven Hammond 
Keywords: Calf survival, Capture-recapture, Mortality rate, Population dynamics, Sex-specific survival, Tursiops


(Article)
2018 (10/10)

(Article)
An open resource for non-human primate imaging
Michael P. Milham, Lei Ai, Bonhwang Koo, Ting Xu, Céline Amiez, Fabien Balezeau, Mark G. Baxter, Erwin L.A. Blezer, Thomas Brochier, Aihua Chen, Paula L. Croxson, Christienne G. Damatac, Stanislas Dehaene, Stefan Everling, Damian A. Fair, Lazar Fleysher, Winrich Freiwald, Sean Froudist-Walsh, Timothy D. Griffiths, Carole Guedj, Fadila Hadj-Bouziane, Suliann Ben Hamed, Noam Harel, Bassem Hiba, Bechir Jarraya, Benjamin Jung, Sabine Kastner, P. Christiaan Klink, Sze Chai Kwok, Kevin Neville Laland, David A. Leopold, Patrik Lindenfors, Rogier B. Mars, Ravi S. Menon, Adam Messinger, Martine Meunier, Kelvin Mok, John H. Morrison, Jennifer Nacef, Jamie Nagy, Michael Ortiz Rios, Christopher I. Petkov, Mark Pinsk, Colline Poirier, Emmanuel Procyk, Reza Rajimehr, Simon M. Reader, Pieter R. Roelfsema, David A. Rudko, Matthew F.S. Rushworth, Brian E. Russ, Jerome Sallet, Michael Christoph Schmid, Caspar M. Schwiedrzik, Jakob Seidlitz, Julien Sein, Amir Shmuel, Elinor L. Sullivan, Leslie Ungerleider, Alexander Thiele, Orlin S. Todorov, Doris Tsao, Zheng Wang, Charles R.E. Wilson, Essa Yacoub, Frank Q. Ye, Wilbert Zarco, Yong-di Zhou, Daniel S. Margulies, Charles E. Schroeder 
2018 (2)

(Article)
Cetacean rapid assessment: an approach to fill knowledge gaps and target conservation across large data deficient areas
Gillian Tracey Braulik, Magreth Kasuga, Anja Wittich, Jeremy J Kiszka, Jamie Donald John MacAulay, Douglas Michael Gillespie, Jonathan Charles David Gordon, Said Shaib Said, Philip Steven Hammond 
Keywords: Cetaceans, Distribution, Environmental impact assessement, Management, Marine spatial planning, Rapid assessment, Tanzania


(Article)
Identifying prognostic structural features in tissue sections of colon cancer patients using point pattern analysis
Peter David Caie, Janine Baerbel Illian, Ben C. Stevenson, Anne Savage, David James Harrison, James L. Brown 
Keywords: Colorectal cancer, Palm intensity function, Spatial point patterns
2018 (1)

(Review article)
Marine mammals and sonar
Catriona M Harris, Len Thomas, Erin Falcone, John Hildebrand, Dorian Houser, Petter Kvadsheim, Frans-Peter A. Lam, Patrick Miller, David J. Moretti, Andrew Read, Hans Slabbekoorn, Brandon L. Southall, Peter Lloyd Tyack, Douglas Wartzok, Vincent Janik 
Keywords: Sonar, Cetaceans, Human disturbance, Impact assessment, Anti-predator response, Anthropogenic noise, Behavioural response, Marine mammals, Dose response
2018 (1)

(Article)
2018 (12)

(Article)
Simulating shifts in taxonomic and functional β-diversity of ray-finned fishes
Anderson Aires Eduardo, Faye Helen Moyes, Pablo Ariel Martinez, Anne Magurran, Sidney F. Gouveia 
Keywords: Actinopterygii, Biodiversity loss, Functional diversity, Nestedness, Turnover
2018 (1/5)

(Article)


(Review article)
Understanding the population consequences of disturbance
Enrico Pirotta, Daniel P. Costa, Erica Fleishman, Scott D. Kraus, David Lusseau, David Moretti, Leslie Frances New, Robert Schilling Schick, Lisa K. Schwarz, Samantha E. Simmons, Len Thomas, Peter Lloyd Tyack, Michael J. Weise, Randall S. Wells, John Harwood 
Keywords: Anthropogenic disturbance, Environmental impact assessments, Marine mammals, Nonconsumptive effects, Population consequences, Trait-mediated indirect interactions, Uncertainty
2017 (4)

(Article)
A simulation approach to assessing environmental risk of sound exposure to marine mammals
Carl Robert Donovan, Catriona M Harris, Lorenzo Milazzo, John Harwood, Laura Helen Marshall,  
Keywords: Agent-based models, Grey seal, Harbour porpoise, Risk assessment, Underwater sound
2017 (15/12)

(Article)
Acoustic monitoring to document the spatial distribution and hotspots of blast fishing in Tanzania
Gillian Tracey Braulik, Anja Wittich, Jamie Donald John MacAulay, Magreth Kasuga, Jonathan Charles David Gordon, Tim Davenport, Douglas Michael Gillespie 
Keywords: Explosives, Destructive fishing, Acoustic monitoring, Tanzania, Resource management, Fisheries managementEcology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
2017

(Commissioned report)
Assessment of blue carbon resources in Scotland’s Inshore Marine Protected Area Network
Micheal Burrows, David Hughes, William Austin, Craig Smeaton, Natalie Hicks , John Howe, Christopher Allen, Peter Taylor, Lindsay Vare 
Keywords: Blue carbon, Inorganic carbon, Organic carbon, Storage, Sequestration, StocksOceanography, Ecology, Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law
2017 (26/7)

(Article)
Community-level regulation of temporal trends in biodiversity
Nicholas Gotelli, Hideyasu Shimadzu, Maria Dornelas, Brian McGill, Faye Helen Moyes, Anne Magurran 
2017 (7)

(Article)
Distribution, abundance and habitat use of deep diving cetaceans in the North-East Atlantic
Emer Rogan, Ana Cañadas, Kelly Macleod, M. Begoña Santos, Bjarni Mikkelsen, Ainhize Uriarte, Olivier Van Canneyt, José Antonio Vázquez, Philip Steven Hammond 
Keywords: Design-based abundance, Model-based abundance, Beaked whales, Sperm whales, Pilot whales, Distribution, Deep divers, Habitat models
2017 (11)

(Article)
2017 (27/2)

(Article)
Obtaining accurate glucose measurements from wild animals under field conditions
Kimberley A. Bennett, Lucy M. Turner, Sebastian Millward, Simon E W Moss, Ailsa Jane Hall 
Keywords: Glucose, Glucometer, Phocid, Pinniped, Point-of-care, Validation
2017 (2)

(Article)
Passive acoustic methods for fine-scale tracking of harbour porpoises in tidal rapids
Jamie Donald John MacAulay, Jonathan Charles David Gordon, Douglas Michael Gillespie, Chloe Elizabeth Malinka, Simon Northridge 
2017 (6)

(Article)
Rebuilding beluga stocks in West Greenland
M. P. Heide-Jørgensen, R. G. Hansen, S. Fossette, N. H. Nielsen, David Louis Borchers, H. Stern, L. Witting 
Keywords: Aerial survey, Bayesian assessment, Hidden Markov model, Line transect, Beluga, Sea ice cover, Abundance estimates, Cetaceans
2017 (31/8)

(Review article)
2017 (15/12)

(Article)
Scotland's forgotten carbon
Craig Smeaton, William Austin, Althea Davies, Agnes Baltzer, John Howe, John M. Baxter 
Keywords: Carbon, Scotland, Fjords, SedimentEarth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous), Geophysics, Geochemistry and Petrology
2017 (31/1)

(Review article)
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill marine mammal injury assessment
Ryan Takeshita, Laurie Sullivan, Cynthia Smith, Tracy Collier, Ailsa Jane Hall, Tom Brosnan, Teri Rowles, Lori Schwacke 
Keywords: Deepwater horizon, Exposure, Injury assessment, Marine mammals, Natural resource damage assessment, Oil, PetroleumEcology, Nature and Landscape Conservation
2017 (25/4)

(Article)
Underwater ambient noise in a baleen whale migratory habitat off the Azores
Miriam Romagosa, Irma Cascão, Nathan D. Merchant, Marc O. Lammers, Eva Giacomello, Tiago A. Marques, Mónica A. Silva 
Keywords: Underwater noise, Ship noise, Baleen whale, MSFD, Open ocean environment
2016 (8)

(Article)
A conceptual framework for assessing the ecosystem service of waste remediation: in the marine environment
David Maxwell Paterson, Ana M. Queirós, Andrew P. Rees, Nicholas Stephens, Stephen Widdicombe, Nicola J. Beaumont 
Keywords: Ecosystem services, Waste remediation, Marine, Shelf-seas, Human wellbeing
2016 (7/7)

(Article)
2016 (12)

(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)

(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, BEIS/DECC, Scottish Government
2016 (15/4)

(Article)
Chronology of glaciations in the Cantabrian Mountains (NW Iberia) during the Last Glacial Cycle based on in situ-produced 10Be
Laura Rodríguez-Rodríguez, Montserrat Jiménez-Sánchez, María José Domínguez-Cuesta, Vincent Rinterknecht, Raimon Pallàs, Didier Bourlès 
Keywords: 10Be exposure dating, Glacier reconstruction, Paleoclimate, Last Glacial Cycle, Last deglaciation, Cantabrian Mountains, Iberian Peninsula
2016 (9)

(Article)
Delphinid echolocation click detection probability on near-seafloor sensors
Kaitlin E. Frasier, Sean M. Wiggins, Danielle Harris, Tiago A. Marques, Len Thomas, John A. Hildebrand 
Keywords: Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous), Acoustics and Ultrasonics
2016 (6/12)

(Review article)

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