Michael Burrows

Professor

  • Marine Ecologist, SAMS
  • United Kingdom

  • 6525 Citations
  • 38 h-Index
1994 …2020

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Research expertise

My research goal is to scale up from the ecology of individual animals and plants to populations, communities and ultimately whole ecosystems. I do this by a) studying the behaviour of animals and the fate of plants at the scale of individual organisms, and using this information to predict how groups of individuals might perform; b)  documenting ecosystem-scale patterns in biodiversity, and to link these patterns with important environmental variables like water flow or food supply; and c) making ecological models that try to unify processes acting at different scales into a holistic understanding of ecosystems

Most of this work is set in between the tidemarks on rocky shores and sandy beaches among the habitats and species I know best.

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Research Output

Carbon on the Northwest European Shelf: Contemporary Budget and Future Influences

Legge, O., Johnson, M., Hicks, N., Jickells, T., Diesing, M., Aldridge, J., Andrews, J., Artioli, Y., Bakker, D. C. E., Burrows, M. T., Carr, N., Cripps, G., Felgate, S. L., Fernand, L., Greenwood, N., Hartman, S., Kröger, S., Lessin, G., Mahaffey, C., Mayor, D. J. & 11 others, Parker, R., Queirós, A. M., Shutler, J. D., Silva, T., Stahl, H., Tinker, J., Underwood, G. J. C., Van Der Molen, J., Wakelin, S., Weston, K. & Williamson, P., 18 Mar 2020, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 7, 23 p.

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    Climate velocity reveals increasing exposure of deep-ocean biodiversity to future warming

    Brito-morales, I., Schoeman, D. S., Molinos, J. G., Burrows, M. T., Klein, C. J., Arafeh-dalmau, N., Kaschner, K., Garilao, C., Kesner-reyes, K. & Richardson, A. J., 25 May 2020, In : Nature Climate Change. 10, NA, p. 576-581 17 p.

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  • Global‐scale species distributions predict temperature‐related changes in species composition of rocky shore communities in Britain

    Burrows, M. T., Hawkins, S. J., Moore, J. J., Adams, L., Sugden, H., Firth, L. & Mieszkowska, N., 6 Feb 2020, In : Global Change Biology. 26, 4, p. 2093-2105 13 p.

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  • A global assessment of marine heatwaves and their drivers

    Holbrook, N. J., Scannell, H. A., Sen Gupta, A., Benthuysen, J. A., Feng, M., Oliver, E. C. J., Alexander, L. V., Burrows, M. T., Donat, M. G., Hobday, A. J., Moore, P. J., Perkins-kirkpatrick, S. E., Smale, D. A., Straub, S. C. & Wernberg, T., 14 Jun 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, 2624 (2019).

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  • 17 Citations (Scopus)
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    Activities

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    Scottish Marine Biodiversity Evening hosted by SNH

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    Expert Workshop on Indicators for Good Environmental Status for Marine Waters, 29-31 Mar 2011

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    Thesis

    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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    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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    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 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. (Supervisor) & Swan, S. (Supervisor)

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

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