Publications (PURE)

Publications

Recent publications


43  (of 43 published available) for Centre for Research into Ecological & Environmental Modelling 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


(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


(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 (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
2018 (2)

(Article)
The challenge of habitat modelling for threatened low density species using heterogeneous data
Ana Maria Canadas, Natacha Aguilar de Soto, M. Aissi, A. Arcangeli, M. Azzolin, A. B-Nagy, G Bearzi, I. Campana, C. Chicote, Cedric Cotte, R. Crosti, L David, A. Di Natale, A. Frantzis, P. Garcia, M. Gazo, R. Gutierrez-Xarxa, D. Holcer, S. Laran, G. Lauriano, T Lewis, A. Moulins, B. Mussi, G. Notarbartolo di Sciara, Simone Panigada, X. Pastor, E. Politi, M. Pulcini, J.A. Raga, Luke Edward Rendell, M. Rosso, P. Tepsich, J. Tomás, M. Tringali, Th. Roger 
Keywords: Cuvier’s beaked whales, Abundance, Distribution, Conservation, Density surface modelling, Correction factor, Mediterranean sea
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 (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 (12)

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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)

(Article)
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
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 (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 (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
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
2015 (5/1)

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2015 (2/4)

(Article)
From sea ice to blubber
J.E. Braithwaite, J.J. Meeuwig, K.C.S. Jenner, Andrew Stuart Brierley 
Keywords: Euphausia superba , Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae , Sea ice dynamics, Energetics, Migration
2015 (11)

(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 budgetBEIS/DECC, NERC
2015 (23/3)

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The role of edaphic environment and climate in structuring phylogenetic pattern in seasonally dry tropical plant communities
Marcelo Freire Moro, Igor Aurélio Silva, Francisca Soares de Araújo, Eimear NIc Lughadha, Thomas Robert Meagher, Fernando Roberto Martins 
2014

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2013

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2013

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Using hidden Markov models to deal with availability bias on line transect surveys
David Louis Borchers, Walter Zucchini, M.P. Heide-Jørgensen, Ana Cañadas, Roland Langrock 
Keywords: Availability bias, Detection hazard, Hidden Markov model, Line transect, Wildlife survey
2011

(Other report)
Workshop on new developments in cetacean survey methods
David Louis Borchers, Len Thomas, Stephen Terrence Buckland, Hans Skaug, Jay Barlow 
2010

(Article)
The effect of sea-ice loss on beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas) in West Greenland
M. P. Heide-Jørgensen, K. L. Laidre, David Louis Borchers, Tiago A. Marques, H. Stern, M. Simon 
Keywords: Beluga, Climate change, Line transect, Sea ice, West Greenland
2009

(Commissioned report)