• Scottish Marine Institute

    PA37 1QA Oban

    United Kingdom

Student theses

Organic Enrichment of Scottish Salmon Fish Farm Sediments: A Quantitative Analysis of Sulphur Biogeochemistry

Author: Gosling, J., 14 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Crocket, K. (Supervisor), Black, K. (Supervisor) & Stahl, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Sediment Deposition in the Deep Sea: from Seamounts to the Hadal Trenches

Author: Stehlikova, J., 7 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Turnewitsch, R. (Supervisor), Howe, J. (Supervisor) & Glud, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Eukaryotic Parasites of Toxic and Bloom-forming Diatoms: Molecular insights in their diversity and physiology

Author: Garvetto, A., 12 Jul 2019

Supervisor: Gachon, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by UHI)

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Microplastic pollution in the deep sea ecosystem: a study from the Rockall Trough, North East Atlantic Ocean

Author: Courtene-Jones, W., 4 Jun 2019

Supervisor: Narayanaswamy, B. (Supervisor), Gary, S. (Supervisor) & Quinn, B. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by UHI)

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Towards a sustainable production of Osmundea pinnatifida: insight into the cultivation and biochemical composition of the species

Author: Biancacci, C., 12 Dec 2019

Supervisor: Stanley, M. (Supervisor), Day, J. (Supervisor) & Mcdougall, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Investigating the distribution, seasonal dynamics and toxicity of Azadinium spinosum in Scottish waters using qPCR

Author: Paterson, R., 5 Mar 2018

Supervisor: Davidson, K. (Supervisor) & Green, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Environmental drivers and advective transport of harmful phytoplankton in North West European shelf seas

Author: Siemering, B., 4 Aug 2017

Supervisor: Davidson, K. (Supervisor), Inall, M. (Supervisor) & Bresnan, E. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Late Devensian ice sheet dynamics and the deglaciation of the Hebridean shelf, western Scotland, UK

Author: Arosio, R., 5 Oct 2017

Supervisor: Howe, J. (Supervisor), Crocket, K. (Supervisor), O'Cofaigh, C. (External person) (Supervisor) & dove, D. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Assessing the suitability of Pleurochrysis and associated strains, for simultaneous biofuel production and carbon capture

Author: Reid, J., 14 Mar 2017

Supervisor: Day, J. (Supervisor) & Stanley, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Molecular biology approach to anaerobic digestion of marine biomass: Anaerobic digestion from marine materials. What makes a methanogen happy?

Author: Obata, O. O., 16 May 2016

Supervisor: Hatton, A. (Supervisor), Ditchfield, A. (Supervisor) & Akunna, P. J. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Winter vertical migration of Arctic zooplankton

Author: Hobbs, L., 7 Jul 2016

Supervisor: Cottier, F. (Supervisor), Last, K. (Supervisor) & Berge, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Science (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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What lies beneath: probing the cultural depths of a nature conservation conflict in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Author: Brennan, R., 31 Jul 2016

Supervisor: Mee, L. (Supervisor), Rennie, F. (Supervisor) & Potts, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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The role of agents for change in the sustainable development of wave energy in the Highlands and Islands Region of Scotland

Author: Billing, S., 31 Jul 2016

Supervisor: Black, K. (Supervisor), Calder, L. (Supervisor) & Rennie, F. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Predator movements in complex geography: Spatial distribution and temporal occurrence of low-density bottlenose dolphin communities off western Scotland

Author: Nienke, C. F., 2 Jun 2016

Supervisor: Wilson, B. (Supervisor) & Hastie, G. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Leakage of carbon dioxide from a simulated subseabed Carbon Capture and Storage reservoir: potential impacts on benthic biogeochemistry

Author: Taylor, P., 9 Jun 2015

Supervisor: Stahl, H. (Supervisor), Howe, J. (Supervisor) & Black, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Drift modelling of marine mammal carcases in coastal waters

Author: Bedington, M., 3 Sep 2015

Supervisor: Dale, A. (Supervisor), Wilson, B. (Supervisor) & Inall, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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The Investigation of the HLA System and Wheat Gluten in Determining Risk of Schizophrenia

Author: Halley, L. L., 21 Jan 2015

Supervisor: Wei, J. (Supervisor), Doherty, M. (Supervisor) & St Clair, D. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Investigation into a future policy landscape to achieve sustainability in the Scottish coastal region

Author: Bainbridge, J. M., 29 Sep 2014

Supervisor: Potts, T. (Supervisor), O'Higgins, T. (Supervisor) & Martinez-Fernandez, C. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Benthic oxygen exchange across soft and hard bottoms using the new Eddy Correlation technique: Case studies from the tropics to the Arctic

Author: Turner, G., 22 Sep 2014

Supervisor: Stahl, H. (Supervisor), Glud, R. (Supervisor) & Berg, P. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Bioethanol Production from Macroalgae

Author: Schiener, P., 26 Feb 2014

Supervisor: Green, D. (Supervisor) & Stanley, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Larval dispersal and population connectivity: implications for offshore renewable energy structures

Author: Miller, R., 29 Nov 2013

Supervisor: Burrows, M. (Supervisor), Fox, C. (Supervisor) & Inall, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Predicting the ecosystem effects of harvesting beach-cast kelp for biofuel

Author: Orr, K. K., 4 Dec 2013

Supervisor: Heymans, J. (Supervisor), Wilding, T. (Supervisor) & Hughes, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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The competitive dynamics of toxic and non-toxic ribotypes of the harmful dinoflagellate Alexandrium tamarense in Scottish waters

Author: Eckford-Soper, L., 10 Sep 2013

Supervisor: Davidson, K. (Supervisor), Bresnan, E. (External person) (Supervisor) & Turrell, E. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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The role of Marine Renewable Energy structures and biofouling communities in promoting self-sustaining populations of Non-Native Species

Author: Macleod, A., 11 Jun 2013

Supervisor: Cottier-Cook, E. (Supervisor), Stanley, M. (Supervisor) & Day, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Offshore power production and marine stakeholders: from understanding conflict to impact mitigation

Author: Alexander, K., 13 Dec 2012

Supervisor: Wilding, T. (Supervisor), Heymans, J. (Supervisor), Potts, T. (Supervisor) & Bryden, I. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Benthic mineralization and microscale heterogeneity

Author: Larsen, M., 9 Oct 2012

Supervisor: Glud, R. (Supervisor) & Stahl, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Tracing Wyville Thomson Ridge Overflow Water in the Rockall Trough

Author: Johnson, C., 30 May 2012

Supervisor: Sherwin, T. (Supervisor), Shimmield, T. (Supervisor) & Smythe-Wright, D. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Science (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Shear-Induced Vertical Mixing in the Wyville Thomson Basin: A Study of its Driving Mechanisms, Strength and Influence

Author: Venables, E. J., 26 Nov 2011

Supervisor: Inall, M. (Supervisor), Sherwin, T. (Supervisor) & Tirrell, B. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of Thalassiosira pseudonana (Bacillariophyceae) strains

Author: Rad Menendez, C., 26 Nov 2011

Supervisor: Stanley, M. (Supervisor), Day, J. (Supervisor), Mcdougall, G. (External person) (Supervisor) & Atack, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Sea-based Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture: Investigation of a fish, bivalve and macroalgal co-culture system.

Author: Rodger, A., 25 Jan 2010

Supervisor: Kelly, M. (Supervisor), Gillibrand, P. (Supervisor) & Dring, M. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Element cycling in organic rich sediments on the Pakistan margin

Author: Law, G., 21 Jan 2010

Supervisor: Shimmield, T. (Supervisor), Cowie, G. (External person) (Supervisor) & Ganeshram, R. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Bioavailability of dissolved organic matter in coastal waters

Author: Lønborg, C., 28 Nov 2009

Supervisor: Davidson, K. (Supervisor), Alvarez-Salgado, X. (External person) (Supervisor) & Miller, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Effect of organic nutrient perturbation on microbial community dynamics and composition in Scottish coastal waters

Author: Pete, R., 1 Jan 2008

Supervisor: Davidson, K. (Supervisor) & Miller, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Gradients in benthic community structure and bioturbation potential along the Nordic Seas continental margin

Author: Shields, M. A., 3 Jul 2008

Supervisor: Hughes, D. (Supervisor), Gage, J. D. (Supervisor) & Black, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Tidal Energy, Underwater Noise and Marine Mammals

Author: Carter, C., 30 Apr 2008

Supervisor: Wilson, B. (Supervisor) & Black, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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An investigation of metal contaminants in sediments of Arctic Svalbard: Inferences for sources and transport pathways

Author: Vare, L. L., 3 Jul 2008

Supervisor: Shimmield, T. (Supervisor), Shimmield, G. B. (Supervisor) & Black, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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The production of biogenic gases in the marine environment

Author: Wilson, S. T., 2 Nov 2007

Supervisor: Hatton, A. (Supervisor), Miller, A. (Supervisor), Hart, M. (Supervisor) & Law, C. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Large-scale forcing of coastal communities

Author: Shelmerdine, R. L., 17 Apr 2007

Supervisor: Burrows, M. (Supervisor) & Hughes, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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The ecophysiology of the cold-water coral Lophelia pertusa (Scleractinia)

Author: Dodds, L., 14 Nov 2007

Supervisor: Roberts, J. M. (Supervisor), Taylor, A. (External person) (Supervisor) & Marubini, F. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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An investigation of the impact of redd washout, fine sediment infiltration and variations in water chemistry during egg incubation on juvenile production of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.)

Author: MacDonald, A., 25 Jun 2007

Supervisor: Miller, A. (Supervisor) & Chisholm, N. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Distribution and dispersal of the non-native caprellid amphipod, Caprella mutica Schurin 1935

Author: Ashton, G. V., 28 Feb 2007

Supervisor: Cottier-Cook, E. (Supervisor), Willis, K. J. (Supervisor) & Burrows, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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The Environmental Sensitivity of Cold-water Corals Lophelia pertusa

Author: Gass, S. E., 12 Dec 2006

Supervisor: Roberts, J. M. (Supervisor), Gage, J. D. (Supervisor), Tudhope, A. W. (External person) (Supervisor) & Shimmield, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Quantifying biotic interactions with inshore subtidal structures: comparisons between artificial and natural reefs

Author: Beaumont, J. C., 6 Aug 2006

Supervisor: Sayer, M. (Supervisor), Brown, C. J. (Supervisor) & Shimmield, G. B. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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The Trophic Ecology of Psammechinus miliaris in Scottish Sea Lochs

Author: Hughes, A., 31 May 2006

Supervisor: Kelly, M. (Supervisor) & Barnes, D. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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The Impact of Fishing on Populations of Deep-water Chondrichthyan Fishes of the Northeast Atlantic

Author: Crozier, P., 17 Jul 2006

Supervisor: Burrows, M. (Supervisor), Batty, R. S. (External person) (Supervisor) & Swan, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Reducing the Environmental Impact of Seacage Fish Farming Through Cultivation of Seaweed

Author: Sanderson, J. C., Jul 2006

Supervisor: Kelly, M. (Supervisor) & Dring, M. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Biogeochemistry of Metals in Fish Farm Sediments

Author: Dean, R. J., 24 Nov 2005

Supervisor: Black, K. (Supervisor) & Shimmield, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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An Assessment of the Contribution of Terrestrial Organic Matter to Total Organic Matter in Sediments in Scottish Sea Lochs

Author: Loh, P. S., 8 Nov 2005

Supervisor: Overnell, J. (External person) (Supervisor) & Reeves, A. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Diversity, ecology and domoic acid production of Pseudo-nitzschia spp. in Scottish waters

Author: Fehling, J., 6 Jul 2004

Supervisor: Davidson, K. (Supervisor), Tett, P. (Supervisor) & Bolch, C. J. S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

Zooplankton growth dynamics: a modelling study

Author: Mitra, A., 1 Jan 2003

Supervisor: Davidson, K. (Supervisor) & Flynn, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)