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Prof Philip Hammond

Prof Philip Hammond
Professor


Research group: Sea Mammal Research Unit

Research students (current):

PhD: Gui Bortolotto; Luis Freitas; Tilen Genov; Claire Lacey; Nadya Ramirez; Anna Schleimer

MPhil: Cristel Reyes

Professional Representation:

Member: IUCN Cetacean Specialist Group and Cetacean Red List Authority.

Member: ICES Working Group on Marine Mammal Ecology.

Associate Editor: Marine Mammal Science; Journal of Cetacean Research & Management

source: symbiosis

Research Overview:

Population dynamics and ecology


Foraging behaviour and diet of seals and cetaceans. Estimation of animal abundance. Statistical and mathematical modelling of marine mammal population parameters and processes. Interactions between marine mammals and man: management of whaling, cetacean bycatch in fisheries, seal-fishery interactions; conservation of vulnerable species.

 

Recent publications


20  (of 123 published available) for psh2. (source: University of St Andrews PURE)
Please click title of any item for full details.

2018 (2)
Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
vol.28 pp.216-230
(Article)
Cetacean rapid assessment: an approach to fill knowledge gaps and target conservation across large data deficient areas
Gillian Tracey Braulik, Magreth Kasuga, Anja Wittich, Jeremy J Kiszka, Jamie Donald John MacAulay, Douglas Michael Gillespie, Jonathan Charles David Gordon, Said Shaib Said, Philip Steven Hammond 
Keywords: Cetaceans, Distribution, Environmental impact assessement, Management, Marine spatial planning, Rapid assessment, TanzaniaGE Environmental Sciences, QH301 Biology, SH Aquaculture. Fisheries. AnglingNDAS
2018 (1)

(Commissioned report)
Man-made structures and Apex Predators: Spatial interactions and overlap (MAPS)
James Grecian, Elizabeth A Masden, Philip Steven Hammond, Ellie Owen, Francis Daunt, Sarah Wanless, Debbie JF Russell 
2017 (7)
Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography
vol.141 pp.8-19
(Article)
Distribution, abundance and habitat use of deep diving cetaceans in the North-East Atlantic
Emer Rogan, Ana Cañadas, Kelly Macleod, M. Begoña Santos, Bjarni Mikkelsen, Ainhize Uriarte, Olivier Van Canneyt, José Antonio Vázquez, Philip Steven Hammond 
Keywords: Design-based abundance, Model-based abundance, Beaked whales, Sperm whales, Pilot whales, Distribution, Deep divers, Habitat modelsQH301 Biology, GC OceanographyDAS
2017 (12/10)
Conservation Letters
vol.10 pp.588-595
(Letter)
Extinction is imminent for Mexico’s endemic porpoise unless fishery bycatch is eliminated
Barbara L Taylor, Lorenzo Rojas-Bracho, Jeffrey Moore, Armando Jaramillo-Legorreta, Jay M Ver Hoef, Gustavo Cardenas-Hinojosa, Edwyna Nieto-Garcia, Jay Barlow, Tim Gerrodette, Nicholas Tregenza, Len Thomas, Philip Steven Hammond 
Keywords: Extinction, Illegal fishing, Line transect, Phocoena sinus, Totoaba macdonaldi, Vaquita abundance , Passive acoustic monitoring , C-PODQH301 Biology, SH Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling
2017

(Commissioned report)
FIS013 – Scoping the background information for an ecosystem approach to fisheries in Scottish waters
Michael R. Heath, Law Richard, Searle Kate, Robin Cook, Dougie Speirs, Francis Daunt, Sarah Wanless, Kieran Hyder, John K. Pinnegar, Robert Thorpe, Diele Karen, Neil Campbell, Peter Wright, James Thorburn, Robert Arthur, Paul Macdonald, Beth Mouat, Clive Fox, Sheila Heymans, Ken Coull, Peter Evans, Paul Fernandes, Philip Steven Hammond, Sophie Caroline Smout, Jeppe Kolding, David Reid 
Keywords: fisheries economics , Fisheries management
2017 (27/12)
Marine Ecology Progress Series
vol.585 pp.213-227
(Article)
2017 (14/7)

(Book)
Whales
Philip Steven Hammond, Sonja Heinrich, Sascha Kate Hooker, Peter Lloyd Tyack 
Keywords: QH301 Biology
2016 (12)
Journal of Applied Ecology
vol.53 pp.1642-1652
(Article)
Avoidance of wind farms by harbour seals is limited to pile driving activities
Debbie JF Russell, Gordon Drummond Hastie, David Thompson, Vincent Janik, Philip Steven Hammond, Lindesay Alexandra Sarah Scott-Hayward, Jason Matthiopoulos, Esther Lane Jones, Bernie J McConnell 
Keywords: Complex Region Spatial Smoother, Disturbance, Marine renewables, Marine spatial planning, Pinnipeds, Renewable energy, Spatially Adaptive Local Smoothing Algorithm, Spatially adaptive smoothing , Underwater noiseQH301 Biology
2016 (13/7)
Methods in Ecology and Evolution
vol.7 pp.762-769
(Article)
2016 (8)
Marine Policy
vol.70 pp.58-64
(Article)
2016

(Commissioned report)
Strategic Regional Pre-construction Marine Mammal Monitoring Programme Annual Report 2016
Isla Graham, Barbara Cheney, Rebecca Hewitt, Line Cordes, Gordon Drummond Hastie, Debbie JF Russell, Monica Arso Civil, Philip Steven Hammond, Paul Thompson 
2016

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))
The Gulf of Ambracia’s common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)
Joan Gonzalvo, Giancarlo Lauriano, Philip Steven Hammond, Karine A Viaud-Martinez, Maria Cristina Fossi, Ada Natoli, Letizia Marsili 
Keywords: Bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops truncatus, Photo-identification, Site-fidelity, Abundance estimateGC Oceanography, QH301 Biology, QL Zoology
2015 (18/3)
PLoS One
vol.10 
(Article)
Adapting to a warmer ocean – seasonal shift of baleen whale movements over three decades
Christian Ramp, Julian Delarue, Per J Palsbøll, Richard Sears, Philip Steven Hammond 
Keywords: QH301 Biology
2015 (17/2)
Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
vol.3 
(Article)
Distribution, abundance, and feeding ecology of baleen whales in Icelandic waters: have recent environmental changes had an effect?
Gisli A Vikingsson, Daniel G Pike, Héðinn Valdimarsson, Anna Schleimer, Thorvaldur Gunnlaugsson, Teresa Silva, Bjarki Þ Elvarsson, Bjarni Mikkelsen, Nils Øien, Geneviève Desportes, Valur Bogason, Philip Steven Hammond 
Keywords: Climate change, Finwhale, Common minke whale, Whale abundance, Feeding ecology, Humpback whale, Oceanic warming, Habitat modelingQH301 Biology
2015 (10)
Ocean and Coastal Management
vol.115 pp.17-24
(Article)
Impacts of anthropogenic noise on marine life
Andrew J Wright, LK Blight, R Bruintjes, R Canessa, CW Clark, S Cullis-Suzuki, DT Dakin, C Erbe, Philip Steven Hammond, MD Merchant, PD O'Hara, J Purser, AN Radford, SD Simpson, Len Thomas, MA Wale 
Keywords: Anthropogenic, Conservation, Ecology, Marine, Ocean noise, Policy, ShippingQH301 Biology
2015 (11)
Oikos
vol.124 pp.1462-1472
(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 budgetGE Environmental Sciences, QH301 Biology
2015 (27/8)
Marine Ecology Progress Series
vol.534 pp.235-249
(Article)
Patterns of space use in sympatric marine colonial predators reveals scales of spatial partitioning
Esther Lane Jones, Bernie J McConnell, Sophie Caroline Smout, Philip Steven Hammond, Callan David Duck, Christopher Morris, David Thompson, Debbie JF Russell, cecile vincent, michelle cronin, Ruth Jemma Sharples, jason matthiopoulos 
Keywords: Halichoerus grypus, Phoca vitulina, Density estimation, Propagating uncertainty, Species distribution, Telemetry, Area-based conservationQL Zoology, QH301 Biology

Contact Details:

Prof Philip Hammond
Bute Building
University of St Andrews
St Andrews
KY16 9TS
Fife
UK

tel: 01334 463222
fax:
room: B7
email: psh2@st-andrews.ac.uk

Related:

research@st-andrews
Sea Mammal Research Unit
Centre for Research into Ecological & Environmental Modelling
Sea Mammal Research Unit
School of Biology
Scottish Oceans Institute

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