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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 22 published available) for psh2 with keyword Conservation clear keyword filter. (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, Tanzania
2018 (12)
Conservation Genetics
vol.19 pp.1349-1365
(Article)

Ecology and Evolution
vol.Early View 
(Article)
Variations in age- and sex-specific survival rates help explain population trend in a discrete marine mammal population
Monica Arso Civil, Barbara Cheney, Valentina Islas-Villanueva, Jefferson Alden Graves, Vincent Janik, Paul M Thompson, Philip Steven Hammond 
Keywords: Calf survival, Capture-recapture, Mortality rate, Population dynamics, Sex-specific survival, Tursiops
2017 (4)
Ecosphere
vol.8 
(Article)
2017 (12/3)
Aquatic Mammals
vol.43 pp.156-161
(Article)
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 models
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-POD
2017 (27/12)
Marine Ecology Progress Series
vol.585 pp.213-227
(Article)
Whale distribution in a breeding area
Daniel Danilewicz, Philip Steven Hammond, Len Thomas, Alexandre N Zerbini 
Keywords: Shelter, Conservation, Density surface model, Cetacean, Line transect, Reproduction
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 estimate
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 
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, Shipping
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 conservation
2014
Endangered Species Research
vol.23 pp.125-132
(Article)
Fin whale survival and abundance in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada
Christian Ramp, J Delarue, Martine Bérubé, Philip Steven Hammond, Richard Sears 
Keywords: Fin whale, Mark-recapture, Survival, Abundance, Modeling
2014 (2)
Biological Conservation
vol.170 pp.338-339
(Letter)
Large scale surveys for cetaceans
Philip Steven Hammond, Douglas Michael Gillespie, Philip Lovell, Filipa Isabel Pereira Samarra, Kelly Macleod, Mark L Tasker, Per Berggren, David Louis Borchers, M Louise Burt, Charles G. M. Paxton, Ana Canadas, Genevieve Desportes, Greg P Donovan, Anita Gilles, Kristina Lehnert, Ursula Siebert, Jonathan Charles David Gordon, Russell Leaper, Mardik Leopold, Meike Scheidat, Nils Oien, Vincent Ridoux, Emer Rogan, Henrik Skov, Jonas Teilmann, Olivier Van Canneyt, Jose Antonio Vazquez 
Keywords: Line transect sampling, Survey design, Abundance estimation, Cetacean, Conservation, EU Habitats Directive
2014 (12)
Global Ecology and Conservation
vol.2 pp.118-128
(Article)
Long-term trends in the use of a protected area by small cetaceans in relation to changes in population status
Barbara Cheney, Ross Corkery, John Durban, Kate Grellier, Philip Steven Hammond, Valentina Islas Villanueva, Vincent Janik, Susan Lusseau, Kim Parsons, Ben Wilson, Paul Thompson 
Keywords: Abundance, Bayesian, Bottlenose dolphin, Mark-recapture, Photo-identification, Special Area of Conservation
2013 (8)
Biological Conservation
vol.164 pp.107-122
(Article)
Cetacean abundance and distribution in European Atlantic shelf waters to inform conservation and management
Philip Steven Hammond, Kelly Macleod, Per Berggren, David Louis Borchers, M Louise Burt, Ana Cañadas, Genevieve Desportes, Greg P Donovan, Anita Gilles, Douglas Michael Gillespie, Jonathan Charles David Gordon, Lex Hiby, Iwona Kuklik, Russell Leaper, Kristina Lehnert, Mardik Leopold, Philip Lovell, Nils Øien, Charles G. M. Paxton, Vincent Ridoux, Emer Rogan, Filipa Isabel Pereira Samarra, Meike Scheidat, Marina Sequeira, Ursula Siebert, Henrik Skov, Mark Tasker, Jonas Teilmann, Olivier Van Canneyt, José Antonio Vázquez 
Keywords: Conservation status, North Sea, Line transect sampling, SCANS, Harbour porpoise, Bottlenose dolphin, Common dolphin, White-beaked dolphin, Minke whale, Bycatch, Habitats Directive
2013 (3)
ICES Journal of Marine Science

(Article)
2013 (25/3)
Marine Ecology Progress Series
vol.478 pp.273–285
(Article)
2012 (7/5)
Marine Ecology Progress Series
vol.453 pp.227-240
(Article)
2011 (9/11)
PLoS One
vol.6 
(Article)
Competing conservation objectives for predators and prey
Martin KrkoÅ¡ek, Trevor A Branch, Stephen Clark, Philip Steven Hammond, Eric Hoyt, Dawn P Noren, David Rosen, Arliss Winship 

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

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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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