Prof Michael Fedak

Prof Michael Fedak

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.


17 (of 17 published available) for maf3 with keyword Oceanography clear keyword filter. (source: University of St Andrews PURE)
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Sex-related differences in the postmolt distribution of Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) in the southern Weddell Sea Izzy Langley, Mike Fedak, Keith Nicholls, Lars Boehme
Marine Mammal Science 2018 vol.34 pp.403-419
Variation in the distribution and properties of Circumpolar Deep Water in the eastern Amundsen Sea, on seasonal timescales, using seal-borne tags Helen Mallett, Lars Boehme, Mike Fedak, Karen Heywood, David Stevens, Fabien Roquet
Geophysical Research Letters vol.Early View
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
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
Oceanography 2017 vol.30 pp.132-138
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
Oceanography 2017 vol.30 pp.139-139
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
Oceanography 2016 vol.29 pp.118-129
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
Ecosphere 2016 vol.7 pp.1-27
Foraging behaviour and prey consumption by grey seals (Halichoerus grypus)-spatial and trophic overlaps with fisheries in a marine protected area Cecile Vincent, Vincent Ridoux, Mike Fedak, Bernie J McConnell, Carol Elizabeth Sparling, Jean Pierre Leaute, Joffrey Jouma'a, Jerome Spitz
ICES Journal of Marine Science 2016 vol.73 pp.2653-2665
Fishing for drifts Mike Fedak, Lars Boehme
Journal of Experimental Biology 2015 vol.218 pp.3816-3824
The generalized data management and collection protocol for Conductivity-Temperature-Depth Satellite Relay Data Loggers Theoni Photopoulou, Mike Fedak, Jason Matthiopoulos, Bernie J McConnell, Philip Lovell
Animal Biotelemetry 2015 vol.3
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
Scientific Data 2014 vol.1
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
Geophysical Research Letters 2013 vol.40 pp.1-5
The impact of animal platforms on polar ocean observation Mike Fedak
Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 2013 vol.88-89 pp.7-13
Animal-borne sensors Lars Boehme, Mike Fedak
2012 pp.38-40
Refining instrument attachment on phocid seals Iain Field, Robert Harcourt, Lars Boehme, Nico de Bruyn, Jean-Benoit Charrassin, Clive McMahon, Marthán Bester, Mike Fedak, Mark Hindell
Marine Mammal Science 2012 vol.28 pp.E325–E332
Seasonal inflow of warm water onto the southern Weddell Sea continental shelf, Antarctica Marius Arthun, Keith Nicholls, Keith Makinson, Mike Fedak, Lars Boehme
Geophysical Research Letters 2012 vol.39
Technical Note: Animal-borne CTD-Satellite Relay Data Loggers for real-time oceanographic data collection Lars Boehme, Philip Lovell, Martin Biuw, F. Roquet, J. Nicholson, S. E. Thorpe, M. P. Meredith, Mike Fedak
Ocean Science 2009 vol.5 pp.685-695

Contact Details:

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

tel: 01334 463218
fax: 01334 462632
room: SMRU room 2.11



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

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