Publications

Recent publications


50  (of 92 published available) for Scottish Oceans Institute with keyword Availability clear keyword filter. (source: University of St Andrews PURE)
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2019 (3)

(Article)
Behavioral responses of individual blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus) to mid-frequency military sonar
Brandon Southall, Stacy DeRuiter, Ari Friedlaender, Alison Stimpert, Jeremy Goldbogen, Elliot Hazen, Caroline Casey, Selene Fregosi, Dave Cade, Ann Allen, Catriona M Harris, Greg Schorr, Dave Moretti, Shane Guan, John Calambokidis 
Keywords: Sonar, Marine Mammal, Blue whale, Behavioral response, Endangered, Context
2019 (4)

(Article)
Decline in abundance and apparent survival rates of fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus) in the northern Gulf of St. Lawrence
Christian Ramp, Julien Delarue, Alain Carpentier, Martine Bérubé, Per J. Palsbøl, Richard Sears, Philip Steven Hammond 
Keywords: Abundance, Capture heterogeneity, Capture-recapture, Fin whale, Site fidelity, Survival rate, Terminal bias
2018

(Article)
Abundance estimates for sperm whales in the Mediterranean Sea from acoustic line-transect survey
Tim Lewis, Oliver Boisseau, Magnus Danbolt, Douglas Michael Gillespie, Claire Lacey, Russell Leaper, Justin Matthews, Richard McLanaghan, Anna Moscrop 
Keywords: Sperm whale, Mediterranean sea, Abundance estimate, Distribution, Acoustics, Vocalisation, Conservation, Survey - acoustic, Survey - vessel


(Article)
How to fit the distribution of apex scavengers into land‐abandonment scenarios? The Cinereous vulture in the Mediterranean biome
Isabel García‐Barón, Ainara Cortés‐Avizanda, Peter H. Verburg, Tiago A. Marques, Rubén Moreno‐Opo, Henrique M. Pereira, José A. Donázar, Lluís Brotons 
Keywords: Aegypius monachus, Socio-economies, European Union, Farmland, Land abandonment, Ecological rewilding
2018 (5/11)

(Article)
Multiple sulphur isotope records tracking basinal and global processes in the 1.98 Ga Zaonega Formation, NW Russia
Kart Paiste, Aivo Lepland, Aubrey Lea Zerkle, Kalle Kirsimae, Gareth Izon, Neel Patel, Fiona McLean, T. Kreitsmann, K Mand, T Bui, A Romashkin, D Rychanchik, Tony Prave 
Keywords: Paleoproterozoic, Zaonega Formation, Sulphur cycle, Carbon cycle, Great Oxidation Event
2018 (4)

(Article)
Seal carrion is a predictable resource for coastal ecosystems
Maria-Martina Quaggiotto, Philip S. Barton, Chris Morris, Simon E. W. Moss, Patrick Pomeroy, Dominic J. McCafferty,  
Keywords: Predictability, Resource subsidy, Coastal, Carcass, Pinniped, Relative standard error, ScavengerNERC
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
2017 (14/8)

(Article)
Addressing uncertainty in marine resource management; combining community engagement and tracking technology to characterize human behavior
Kristian Metcalfe, Tim Collins, Kirsten E. Abernethy, Richard Boumba, Jean-Claude Dengui, Ricky Miyalou, Richard J. Parnell, Kate E. Plummer, Debbie JF Russell, Gilbert Koumba Safou, Dominic Tilley, Rachel A. Turner, Hilde Vanleeuwe, Matthew J. Witt, Brendan J. Godley 
Keywords: Africa, Artisanal fisheries, Behaviour, Fisheries management, Marine spatial planning, Participatory data collection, Resource use, Small-scale fisheries
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 (31/3)

(Article)
Hidden Markov models reveal complexity in the diving behaviour of short-finned pilot whales
Saana Isojunno, Dina Sadykova, Matthew Bowers, Douglas P. Nowacek, Andrew J Read 
Keywords: General
2017 (7/6)

(Article)
Impact of wild prey availability on livestock predation by snow leopards
Kulbhushansingh R. Suryawanshi, Stephen M. Redpath, Yash Veer Bhatnagar, Uma Ramakrishnan, Vaibhav Chaturvedi, Sophie Caroline Smout, Charudutt Mishra 
Keywords: Apparent competition, Apparent facilitation, Conservation conflicts, Indirect interactions, Predator, Prey interactions, Snow leopardGeneral
2017 (6)

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2017 (12)

(Article)
2017 (7/2)

(Article)
Late summer distribution and abundance of ice-associated whales in the Norwegian High Arctic
Jade Vacquié-Garcia, Christian Lydersen, Tiago A. Marques, Jon Aars, Heidi Ahonen, Mette Skern-Mauritzen, Nils Oien, Kit M Kovacs 
Keywords: Abundance, Arctic, Belugas, Bowhead whales, Climate change, Distribution, Narwhals, Svalbard, White whales
2017 (16/1)

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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 (15/11)

(Article)
2017 (4)

(Article)
The genome sequence of the wisent (Bison bonasus)
Kun Wang, Lizhong Wang, Johannes A. Lenstra, Jianbo Jian, Yongzhi Yang, Quanjun Hu, Deyong Lai, Qiang Qiu, Tao Ma, Zheng Du, Richard John Abbott, Jianquan Liu 
Keywords: Wisent, Bovini tribe, Genome assembly
2017 (11)

(Article)
Trajectories of exposure and vulnerability of small islands to climate change
Virgine Duvat, Alexandre Magnan, Russell Wise, John Hay, Ioan Fazey, Jochen Hinkel, Tim Stojanovic, Hiroya Yamano, Valerie Ballu 
2016 (19/5)

(Article)
An efficient acoustic density estimation method with human detectors applied to gibbons in Cambodia
Benjamin M. Rawson, David Louis Borchers, Ben Stevenson, Tiago A. Marques, Len Thomas 
2016 (19/5)

(Article)
Bimodal winter haul-out patterns of adult Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) in the southern Weddell Sea
Lars Boehme, Amy Baker, Mike Fedak, Marius Arthun, Keith Nicholls, Patrick Robinson, Dan Costa, Martin Biuw, Theoni Photopoulou 
Keywords: Seal, Weddell sea, Weddell seals, Foraging behavior, Antarctica, Light, Diving, Haul-out
2016 (12)

(Article)
Dynamic habitat corridors for marine predators
Gordon Drummond Hastie, Debbie JF Russell, Steven Benjamins, Simon Moss, Ben Wilson, David Thompson 
Keywords: Foraging, Marine mammal, Oceanographic, Predator, Pinniped, DivingNERC
2016 (13/7)

(Article)
Echolocation detections and digital video surveys provide reliable estimates of the relative density of harbour porpoises
Laura D. Williamson, Kate L. Brookes, Beth E. Scott, Isla M. Graham, Gareth Bradbury, Philip Steven Hammond, Paul M. Thompson 
Keywords: Abundance, Acoustics, Availability, C-POD, Density surface modelling, Digital survey, Distance sampling, Harbour porpoise
2016 (5)

(Article)
From mantle to critical zone
M. P. Smith, K. Moore, D. Kavecsánszki , Adrian Anthony Finch, J. Kynicky, F. Wall 
Keywords: Rare earth elements, Carbonatite, Syenite, Giant deposit, Grade
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, NERC
2016 (1/2)

(Other report)
POLICY BRIEF Learning to be low-carbon
Jan Bebbington, Rehema White 
2016 (5)

(Article)
The influence of water motion on the growth rate of the kelp Laminaria digitata
Louise Kregting, Andrew John Blight, Björn Elsäßer, Graham Savidge 
Keywords: Hydrodynamics, Light, Macroalgae, Nutrients, Productivity
2015 (2)

(Article)
Beyond climate envelopes
Debbie JF Russell, Sarah Wanless, Yvonne Collingham, Barbara Anderson, Colin Beale, James Reid, Brian Huntley, Keith Hamer 
Keywords: Ecological niche modelling, Global warming, Long-term studies, Population monitoring, Space-for-time substitutions, Species distribution model

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