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Dr Catriona Harris:
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Dr Catriona Harris

Dr Catriona Harris
The Observatory
Buchanan Gardens
University of St Andrews
St Andrews
KY16 9LZ
Fife
UK

tel: 01334 461831
fax: 01334 461800
room: 208
email: cms11@st-andrews.ac.uk

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Centre for Research into Ecological & Environmental Modelling
Sea Mammal Research Unit
School of Biology
National Centre for Statistical Ecology
Scottish Oceans Institute

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Research Interests

  • Impact of anthropogenic noise on marine mammals and the development of methods for modelling the distribution of marine mammals across space for risk mitigation purposes, for quantitatively assessing cumulative risk associated with noise exposure, and for analysing behavioural responses to sound.
  • Landscape, population and spatial ecology within the disciplines of marine mammal ecology, invasive species ecology and epidemiology.
  • Development of spatially-explicit models for the prediction of spread of invasive species and diseases.

 

 

Recent publications listed in research@st-andrews
Harris, CM, Thomas, L, Falcone, E, Hildebrand, J, Houser, D, Kvadsheim, P, Lam, F-PA, Miller, P, Moretti, DJ, Read, A, Slabbekoorn, H, Southall, BL, Tyack, PL, Wartzok, D & Janik, VM 2017, 'Marine mammals and sonar: dose-response studies, the risk-disturbance hypothesis and the role of exposure context' Journal of Applied Ecology, vol Early view. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12955
Harris, CM, Thomas, L, Sadykova, D, De Ruiter, SL, Tyack, PL, Southall, BL, Read, AJ & Miller, P 2016, The challenges of analyzing behavioral response study data: an overview of the MOCHA (Multi-study OCean acoustics Human effects Analysis) project. in AN Popper & A Hawkins (eds), Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life II. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, vol. 875, Springer Science and Business Media, pp. 399-407, Third International Conference on the Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life, Budapest, Hungary, 11-16 August. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-2981-8_47