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The influence of bottom-up effects on trophic cascades : a case study of Orchestia (Amphipoda) affecting redshank (Tringa totanus) predation risk in a saltmarsh ecosystem
(University of St Andrews, 2018-01-29) - Thesis
Previous research into bottom-up processes on saltmarshes has mainly focused on the influence of plant succession on herbivores. This study will present original research exploring the influence of bottom-up processes in ...
Studies on the foraging behaviour of New Caledonian crows
(University of St Andrews, 2018-07-27) - Thesis
A biogeography of the mesopelagic community
(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 ...
Reverberlocation in chickadees?
(Acoustical Society of America, 2013-06) - Conference item
Chickadee songs provide conspecifics with information about the locations of singers. Song amplitude, frequency, and reverberation all vary with distance, and it is thought that chickadees use such cues to estimate distance. ...
Phylogenetic comparative investigations of sexual selection and cognitive evolution in primates
(University of St Andrews, 2014-06) - Thesis
A full understanding of any biological trait requires investigation of its evolutionary origin. Primates inspire great curiosity amongst researchers due to the remarkable diversity across species in both anatomical and ...
Getting below the surface : density estimation methods for deep diving animals using slow autonomous underwater vehicles
(University of St Andrews, 2018) - Thesis
Underwater gliders can provide an alternative cost-effective platform for passive acoustic monitoring surveys, compared to boat surveys, for abundance estimation and to collect high resolution environmental data for habitat ...
Effects of the social and physical environment on avian nest construction
(University of St Andrews, 2019-06-24) - Thesis
(University of St Andrews, 2016) - Thesis