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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 46 published available) for psh2 with keyword Ocean clear keyword filter. (source: University of St Andrews PURE)
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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

Scientific Reports
vol.8 
(Article)
Assessing cetacean surveys throughout the Mediterranean Sea
Laura Mannocci, Jason J. Roberts, Patrick N. Halpin, Matthieu Authier, Oliver Boisseau, Mohamed Nejmeddine Bradai, Ana Cañadas, Carla Chicote, Léa David, Nathalie Di-Méglio, Caterina M. Fortuna, Alexandros Frantzis, Manel Gazo, Philip Steven Hammond, DraÅ¡ko Holcer, Kristin Kaschner, Dani Kerem, Giancarlo Lauriano, Tim Lewis, Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara, Simone Panigada, Juan Antonio Raga, Aviad Scheinin, Vincent Ridoux, Adriana Vella, Joseph Vella 
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 (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 
Keywords: NERC
2018 (12)
Conservation Genetics
vol.19 pp.1349-1365
(Article)
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
2017 (14/7)

(Book)
Whales
Philip Steven Hammond, Sonja Heinrich, Sascha Kate Hooker, Peter Lloyd Tyack 
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 (8)
Marine Policy
vol.70 pp.58-64
(Article)
2016

(Commissioned report)
2016

(Commissioned report)

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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