Dr Thomas Götz

Dr Thomas Götz
Honorary Lecturer

Research interests:

  • Sensory and behavioural ecology in marine mammals
  • Impact of anthropgenic noise on marine mammals
  • Echolocation behaviour
  • Psycho-physiological basis of aversivness of sound
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Research Overview:


Recent publications

13  (of 13 published available) for tg45. (source: University of St Andrews PURE)
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2016 (20/6)
Animal Conservation
vol.19 pp.212-221
2016 (1/1)
(Conference contribution)
2016 (20/6)
Animal Conservation
vol.19 pp.225-226
2016 (2)
Journal of Comparative Psychology
vol.130 pp.76-80
2015 (7/1)
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
2014 (15/2)
Marine Pollution Bulletin
vol.79 pp.205-210
Behavioral responses by grey seals (Halichoerus grypus) to high frequency sonar
Gordon Drummond Hastie, Carl Robert Donovan, Thomas Goetz, Vincent Janik 
Keywords: Pinnipeds, Acoustic, Behavior, Hearing, AvoidanceNERC
2010 (1/5)
Journal of Experimental Biology
vol.213 pp.1536-1548
Aversiveness of sounds in phocid seals
Thomas Goetz, Vincent Janik 
2010 (8)
Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
vol.128 pp.563-566
Echolocation clicks of free-ranging Chilean dolphins (Cephalorhynchus eutropia)
Thomas Goetz, Ricardo Nuno Antunes, Sonja Heinrich 
2006 (22/3)
Biology Letters
vol.2 pp.5-7
Eavesdropping in wild rough-toothed dolphins (Steno bredanensis) ?
Thomas Goetz, Ursula K Verfuss, Hans-Ulrich Schnitzler 
Keywords: echolocation, eavesdropping, dolphin

Contact Details:

Dr Thomas Götz
Scottish Oceans Institute
East Sands
University of St Andrews
St Andrews
KY16 8LB

tel: 01334 463459
fax: 01334 463443



Bird & Mammal Sound Communication Group
Sea Mammal Research Unit
School of Biology
Scottish Oceans Institute

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