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    • Humpback whales in Brazil : distribution, abundance and human impacts 

      Bortolotto, Guilherme Augusto (University of St Andrews, 2019-12-03) - Thesis
      The humpback whale population breeding in Brazilian waters has greatly increased, after near extinction due to whaling in the twentieth century. Today, these animals are under pressure from human activities in the area. ...
    • Not just fat : investigating novel physiological state biomarkers in cetacean blubber 

      Kershaw, Joanna (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-26) - Thesis
      Despite its importance as a predictor of fitness, no consensus has been reached about how to assess the nutritive body condition of free-ranging cetaceans. Standard indices of condition used in terrestrial ecology were ...
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      Hope, Julie Anne (University of St Andrews, 2016-06-22) - Thesis
    • The impact of multiple stressors on coastal biodiversity and associated ecosystem services 

      Watson, Stephen C. L. (University of St Andrews, 2017-06-21) - Thesis
      Marine and coastal ecosystems are subject to diverse and increasingly intensive anthropogenic activities, making understanding cumulative effects critically important. However, accurately accounting for the cumulative ...
    • BayesPiles : visualisation support for Bayesian network structure learning 

      Vogogias, Athanasios; Kennedy, Jessie; Archambault, Daniel; Bach, Benjamin; Smith, V Anne; Currant, Hannah (2018-11) - Journal article
      We address the problem of exploring, combining, and comparing large collections of scored, directed networks for understanding inferred Bayesian networks used in biology. In this field, heuristic algorithms explore the ...