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  • Earth's middle age 

    Cawood, Peter Anthony; Hawkesworth, Chris (2014) - Journal article
    Earth's middle age, extending from 1.7 to 0.75 Ga, was characterized by environmental, evolutionary, and lithospheric stability that contrasts with the dramatic changes in preceding and succeeding eras. The period is marked ...
  • The east coast of Scotland bottlenose dolphin population : improving understanding of ecology outside the Moray Firth SAC 

    Quick, Nicola Jane; Arso Civil, Monica; Cheney, Barbara; Islas Villanueva, Valentina; Janik, Vincent; Thompson, Paul; Hammond, Philip Steven (Department of Energy and Climate Change, 2014-05-07) - Report
  • The East Sands, St Andrews : beach dynamics, harbour development and major shipwrecks 

    Blake-Johnston, Pauline (University of St Andrews, 2005) - Thesis
    The coastline is a dynamic and constantly changing environment with processes that continually work and modify the coastal margin. This research was initiated in an attempt to understand the changes along the coastline ...
  • The EBLM project I. Physical and orbital parameters, including spin-orbit angles, of two low-mass eclipsing binaries on opposite sides of the brown dwarf limit 

    Triaud, A. H. M. J.; Hebb, L.; Anderson, D. R.; Cargile, P.; Collier Cameron, A.; Doyle, A. P.; Faedi, F.; Gillon, M.; Gomez Maqueo Chew, Y.; Hellier, C.; Jehin, E.; Maxted, P.; Naef, D.; Pepe, F.; Pollacco, D.; Queloz, D.; Ségransan, D.; Smalley, B.; Stassun, K.; Udry, S.; West, R. G. (2013-01) - Journal article
    This paper introduces a series of papers aiming to study the dozens of low-mass eclipsing binaries (EBLM), with F, G, K primaries, that have been discovered in the course of the WASP survey. Our objects are mostly single-line ...
  • The EBLM project II. A very hot, low-mass M dwarf in an eccentric and long-period, eclipsing binary system from the SuperWASP survey 

    Gómez Maqueo Chew, Y.; Morales, J.C.; Faedi, F.; García-Melendo, E.; Hebb, L.; Rodler, F.; Deshpande, R.; Mahadevan, S.; McCormac, J.; Barnes, R.; Triaud, A.H.M.J.; Lopez-Morales, M.; Skillen, I.; Collier Cameron, A.; Joner, M.D.; Laney, C.D.; Stephens, D.C.; Stassun, K.G.; Cargile, P.A.; Montañés-Rodríguez, P. (2014-12) - Journal article
    In this paper, we derive the fundamental properties of 1SWASPJ011351.29+314909.7 (J0113+31), a metal-poor (−0.40 ± 0.04 dex), eclipsing binary in an eccentric orbit (~0.3) with an orbital period of ~14.277 d. Eclipsing M ...
  • The ecclesial polity of the English Calvinistic Baptists, 1640-1660 

    Birch, Ian J. (University of St Andrews, 2014-06-23) - Thesis
    The subject treated in this thesis is the doctrine of the church among the English Calvinistic Baptists in the period, circa 1640-1660. This timeframe covers the significant phase of early Calvinistic Baptist emergence in ...
  • Echolocation : clicking for supper 

    Tyack, Peter Lloyd (2015-04-29) - Journal article
    When close to prey, porpoises actively widen their sonar beam, which may make it harder for the prey to escape.
  • Echolocation detections and digital video surveys provide reliable estimates of the relative density of harbour porpoises 

    Williamson, Laura D.; Brookes, Kate L.; Scott, Beth E.; Graham, Isla M.; Bradbury, Gareth; Hammond, Philip S.; Thompson, Paul M. (2016-07-13) - Journal article
    1. Robust estimates of the density or abundance of cetaceans are required to support a wide range of ecological studies and inform management decisions. Considerable effort has been put into the development of line-transect ...
  • Eclectic and neo-national aspects of Romanian art and design, 1878-1930 

    Lowe, Shona (University of St Andrews, 2001) - Thesis
    According to the words chiselled into its foundation stone in 1875, Castle Peles, the summer residence of King Carol I, was intended to represent the 'cradle' of the newly arrived Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen dynasty in ...
  • Eclipsing Am binary systems in the SuperWASP survey 

    Smalley, B.; Southworth, J.; Pintado, O. I.; Gillon, M.; Holdsworth, D. L.; Anderson, D. R.; Barros, S. C. C.; Cameron, A. Collier; Delrez, L.; Faedi, E.; Haswell, C. A.; Hellier, C.; Horne, K.; Jehin, E.; Maxted, P. E. L.; Norton, A. J.; Pollacco, D.; Skillen, I.; Smith, A. M. S.; West, R. G.; Wheatley, P. J. (2014-04-08) - Journal article
    The results of a search for eclipsing Am star binaries using photometry from the SuperWASP survey are presented. The light curves of 1742 Am stars fainter than V = 8.0 were analysed for the presence of eclipses. A total ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ecological causes of morphological evolution in the three-spined stickleback 

    Spence, Rowena Grace Alison; Wootton, R.J.; Barber, Iain; Przybylski, Mirosław; Smith, Carl (2013-06) - Journal article
    The central assumption of evolutionary theory is that natural selection drives the adaptation of populations to local environmental conditions, resulting in the evolution of adaptive phenotypes. The three-spined stickleback ...
  • Ecological footprinting : accounting for our environmental impact 

    Drager, Henning (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, 2010-08-01) - Report
    ACCA held another of its 'Friday Forums' on 2 July 2010 on ecological footprinting. The key points raised at the event are summarised in this paper.
  • Ecological investigations of euphausiids at high latitudes 

    Saunders, Ryan Alexander (University of St Andrews, 2007-06-22) - Thesis
    1. Euphausiids are an important component of high latitude pelagic ecosystems, but there is a paucity of information on their distribution, abundance and population processes on within-year time scales. This thesis encompasses ...
  • Ecology and conservation of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the north-eastern Adriatic Sea 

    Fortuna, Caterina Maria (University of St Andrews, 2007) - Thesis
    Bottlenose dolphins of the Kvarnerić (NE Adriatic Sea) live in an area of increasing human impact, through tourism and small-scale fisheries. This thesis aimed to assess the status of the local population and to inform ...
  • Ecology drives intragenomic conflict over menopause 

    Ubeda, Francisco; Ohtsuki, Hisashi; Gardner, Andy (2014-02) - Journal item
    Menopause is the transition from reproductive to non-reproductive life well before natural death. Rather than involving a smooth, rapid change, it is normally preceded by a long period of erratic hormonal fluctuation that ...
  • Ecology of Chilean dolphins and Peale's dolphins at Isla Chiloe, southern Chile 

    Heinrich, Sonja (University of St Andrews, 2006) - Thesis
    Information on the ecology of sympatric species provides important insights into how different animals interact with their environment, with each other, and how they differ in their susceptibility to threats to their ...
  • The ecology of freshwater bivalves in the Lake Sapanca Basin, Turkey 

    Ercan, Ertan; Gaygusuz, Özcan; Tarkan, Ali Serhan; Reichard, Martin; Smith, Carl (2013) - Journal article
    Despite the ecological importance and globally threatened status of freshwater bivalves, the freshwater mussel fauna of Turkey has hitherto received little attention. The aim of this study was to describe the ecology of ...
  • Ecology of Pacific white-sided dolphins (Lagenorhynchus obliquidens) in the coastal waters of British Columbia, Canada 

    Ashe, Erin (University of St Andrews, 2015) - Thesis
    The ecology of Pacific white-sided dolphins (Lagenorhynchus obliquidens) in the Broughton Archipelago, British Columbia (BC), Canada was explored through photo-identification, mark- recapture, acoustics, and sociality ...
  • The ecology of sex explains patterns of helping in arthropod societies 

    Davies, Nicholas; Ross, Laura; Gardner, Andy (2016-08) - Journal article
    Across arthropod societies, sib-rearing (e.g. nursing or nest defence) may be provided by females, by males or by both sexes. According to Hamilton's ‘haplodiploidy hypothesis’, this diversity reflects the relatedness ...