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Prof Michael Fedak

Prof Michael Fedak
Professor


Member: NERC Sea Mammal Research Unit
Society of Marine Mammalogy
Society for Experimental Biology

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Research Overview:

Ecology, physiology and life history of marine mammals.


Interactions between the foraging behaviour and diving physiology: Interactions between foraging ecology and reproductive success; parental investment; interactions between marine mammals and the exploitation of marine resources; use of telemetry and remote sensing to study marine mammals at sea.

 

Recent publications


20  (of 141 published available) for maf3. (source: University of St Andrews PURE)
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2018 (1/12)
Scientific Reports
vol.8 
(Article)
Aquatic behaviour of polar bears (Ursus maritimus) in an increasingly ice-free Arctic
Karen Lone, Kit M. Kovacs, Christian Lydersen, Mike Fedak, Magnus Andersen, Philip Lovell, Jon Aars 
Keywords: QH301 BiologyDAS
2017 (6/12)
PLoS One
vol.12 
(Article)
Hooded seal Cystophora cristata foraging areas in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean— investigated using three complementary methods
Jade Vacquie-Garcia, Christian Lydersen, Martin Biuw, Tore Haug, Mike Fedak, Kit Kovacs 
Keywords: QH301 BiologyDAS
2017 (21/2)

(Paper)
In-situ observations using tagged animals
Fabien Roquet, Lars Boehme, Marthan Bester, Horst Bornemann, Sophie Brasseur, Jean-Benoit Charrassin, Daniel Costa, Mike Fedak, Christophe Guinet, Ailsa Jane Hall, Robert Harcourt, Mark Hindell, Kit M. Kovacs, Mary-Anne Lea, Philip Lovell, Andrew Lowther, Christian Lydersen, Clive McMahon, Baptiste Picard, Gilles Reverdin, Cécile Vincent 
Keywords: GC Oceanography, QH301 Biology
2017
Oceanography
vol.30 pp.132-138
(Review article)
Marine mammals exploring the oceans pole to pole
Anne Treasure, Fabien Roquet, Isabelle J. Ansorge, Marthán N. Bester, Lars Boehme, Horst Bornemann, Jean-Benoit Charrassin, Damien Chevallier, Daniel P. Costa, Mike Fedak, Christophe Guinet, Mike O. Hammill, Robert G. Harcourt, Mark A. Hindell, Kit M. Kovacs, Mary-Anne Lea, Philip Lovell, Andrew D. Lowther, Christian Lydersen, Trevor McIntyre, Clive R. McMahon, Mônica M.C. Muelbert, Keith Nicholls, Baptiste Picard, Gilles Reverdin, Andrew W. Trites, Guy D. Williams, P.J. Nico de Bruyn 
Keywords: GC Oceanography, QH301 Biology
2017
Oceanography
vol.30 pp.139-139
(Article)
Ocean observations using tagged animals
Fabien Roquet, Lars Boehme, Barbara Block, Jean Benoit Charrasin, Daniel Costa, Christophe Guinet, Robert G. Harcourt, Mark A. Hindell, Luis A. Hückstädt, Clive R. McMahon, Bill Woodward, Mike Fedak 
Keywords: GC Oceanography, QH301 BiologyT-NDAS
2016 (12)
Oceanography
vol.29 pp.118-129
(Article)
Between the devil and the deep blue sea
Karen Heywood, Louise Biddle, Lars Boehme, Pierre Dutrieux, Mike Fedak, Adrian Jenkins, Richard W. Jones, Jan Kaiser, Helen Mallett, Alberto C. Naveira Garabato, Ian A. Renfrew, David P. Stevens, Benjamin G.M. Webber 
Keywords: GC Oceanography, QH301 Biology
2016 (19/5)
PLoS One
vol.11 
(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-outQH301 Biology
2016 (26/5)
Ecosphere
vol.7 pp.1-27
(Article)
Circumpolar habitat use in the southern elephant seal: implications for foraging success and population trajectories
Mark Hindell, Clive McMahon, Marthan Bester, Lars Boehme, Daniel Costa, Mike Fedak, Christophe Guinet, Laura Herraiz-Borreguero, Robert G. Harcourt, Luis Huckstadt, Kit M. Kovacs, Christian Lydersen, Trevor McInytre, Monica Muelbert, Fabien Roquet, Guy Williams, Jean-Benoit Charrassin 
Keywords: Foraging behaviour, Mirounga leonina, Physical oceanography, Population status, Sea-ice, Southern Ocean water massesQH301 Biology, GC Oceanography
2016 (1/11)
ICES Journal of Marine Science
vol.73 pp.2653-2665
(Article)
2015 (12)

(Poster)
Bimodal winter haul-out patterns of Weddell seals in the southern Weddell Sea.
Lars Boehme, Amy Baker, Mike Fedak, Dan Costa, Theoni Photopoulou 
2015 (3)
Methods in Ecology and Evolution
vol.6 pp.278-288
(Article)
2015 (2/12)
Journal of Experimental Biology
vol.218 pp.3816-3824
(Article)
2015 (23/4)
PLoS One
vol.10 
(Article)
The Argos-CLS Kalman filter
A.D. Lowther, C. Lydersen, Mike Fedak, Philip Lovell, K.M. Kovacs 
Keywords: QH301 Biology
2014 (2/9)
Scientific Data
vol.1 
(Article)
A Southern Indian Ocean database of hydrographic profiles obtained with instrumented elephant seals
Fabien Roquet, Guy Williams, Mark A. Hindell, Rob Harcourt, Clive McMahon, Christophe Guinet, Jean-Benoit Charrassin, Gilles Reverdin, Lars Boehme, Philip Lovell, Mike Fedak 
Keywords: QH301 Biology, GC Oceanography
2014 (9/9)

(Poster)
Seasonal water mass properties in the Amundsen Sea, Antarctica, from seal-borne tags
Helen Mallett, Karen Heywood, Mike Fedak, Lars Boehme 
2013 (12)
Geophysical Research Letters
vol.40 pp.1-5
(Article)
Estimates of the Southern Ocean general circulation improved by animal-borne instruments
F Roquet, C Wunsch, G Forget, P Heimbach, C Guinet, G Reverdin, J-B Charrassin, F Bailleul, D P Costa, L A Huckstadt, K T Goetz, K M Kovacs, C Lydersen, M Biuw, O A Nøst, H Bornemann, J Ploetz, M N Bester, T McIntyre, M C Muelbert, M Hindell, C R McMahon, G Williams, R Harcourt, I Field, L Chafik, K W Nicholls, Lars Boehme, Mike Fedak 
Keywords: Southern Ocean, Animal-borne instruments, State estimation, HydrographyGC Oceanography
2013

(Poster)
Seasonal hydrography on the southern Weddell Sea continental shelf using seal tags
Marius Arthun, Keith W. Nicholls, Keith Makinson, Mike Fedak, Lars Boehme 

Contact Details:

Prof Michael Fedak
Scottish Oceans Institute
East Sands
University of St Andrews
St Andrews
KY16 8LB
Fife
UK

tel: 01334 463218
fax: 01334 462632
room: SMRU room 2.11
email: maf3@st-andrews.ac.uk

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research@st-andrews

Sea Mammal Research Unit
School of Biology
SMRU Instrumentation
Scottish Oceans Institute

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