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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


6  (of 6 published available) for maf3 with keyword Sea-ice clear keyword filter. (source: University of St Andrews PURE)
Please click title of any item for full details.

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 

Geophysical Research Letters
vol.Early View 
(Article)
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 
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 masses
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, Hydrography
2012 (26/12)
PLoS One
vol.7 
(Article)

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

Related:

research@st-andrews

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

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