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  • A biogeography of the mesopelagic community 

    Proud, Roland Hudson (University of St Andrews, 2016-11-30) - Thesis
    There are a large number of research vessels and fishing vessels equipped with echosounders plying the world ocean, making continual observations of the ocean interior. Developing data collation programmes (e.g. Integrated ...
  • Ecological and acoustic investigations of jellyfish (Scyphozoa and Hydrozoa) 

    Lynam, Christopher Philip (University of St Andrews, 2006-04) - Thesis
    As the biomass of jellyfish (medusae of the Scyphozoa and Hydrozoa) has risen in numerous locations worldwide, awareness of their potential to exert a controlling influence on marine ecosystems and hinder the recruitment ...
  • Investigation into a prominent 38 kHz scattering layer in the North Sea 

    Mair, Angus MacDonald (University of St Andrews, 2008-07) - Thesis
    The aim of this study was to investigate the composition of an acoustic scattering layer in the North Sea that is particularly strong at 38 kHz. A full definition of the biological composition of the layer, along with its ...
  • Investigations into temporal and spatial variability of zooplankton at the Svalbard archipelago 

    Rabindranath, Ananda (University of St Andrews, 2013) - Thesis
    Plankton are generally considered good indicators for ocean climate variability, but plankton data from the Arctic are still comparatively scarce. Due to this scarcity of information, the prevalence of vertical migration ...