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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 Ecology clear keyword filter. (source: University of St Andrews PURE)
Please click title of any item for full details.


Ecology and Evolution
vol.Early View 
(Article)
Decline in abundance and apparent survival rates of fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus) in the northern Gulf of St. Lawrence
Christian Ramp, Julien Delarue, Alain Carpentier, Martine Bérubé, Per J. Palsbøl, Richard Sears, Philip Steven Hammond 
Keywords: Abundance, Capture heterogeneity, Capture-recapture, Fin whale, Site fidelity, Survival rate, Terminal bias
2019 (1)
Ecology and Evolution
vol.9 pp.533-544
(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 (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 (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 noiseNERC, BEIS/DECC, Scottish Government
2016 (13/7)
Methods in Ecology and Evolution
vol.7 pp.762-769
(Article)
Echolocation detections and digital video surveys provide reliable estimates of the relative density of harbour porpoises
Laura D. Williamson, Kate L. Brookes, Beth E. Scott, Isla M. Graham, Gareth Bradbury, Philip Steven Hammond, Paul M. Thompson 
Keywords: Abundance, Acoustics, Availability, C-POD, Density surface modelling, Digital survey, Distance sampling, Harbour porpoise
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 (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 modeling
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 (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 budgetBEIS/DECC, NERC
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
2015 (11)
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
vol.282 
(Article)
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
2014 (1)
Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
vol.450 pp.30–39
(Article)
2014 (7/5)

(Commissioned report)
The east coast of Scotland bottlenose dolphin population
Monica Arso Civil, Barbara Cheney, Valentina Islas Villanueva, Vincent Janik, Paul Thompson, Philip Steven Hammond 
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)
2012 (21/5)
PLoS One
vol.7 
(Article)

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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