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Nienke van Geel

Doctor

Former affiliation
  • SAMS, Scottish Marine Institute, Oban, Argyll, PA37 1QA

    United Kingdom

  • PA37 1QA

    United Kingdom

  • 29 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
20162018
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Personal profile

Research expertise

My main research interest is in cetacean spatio-temporal distributions, habitat preferences and acoustics, and in marine mammal interactions with anthropogenic pressures. 

I am particularly interested in interdisciplinary marine mammal research where aspects of biology, ecology and conservation are integrated and investigated by the use of complementary methodological and analytical techniques.

My work includes participation in applied marine mammal research projects related to the sustainable progression of human industries and developments (e.g. marine renewables) while safeguarding the continued presence of local species and the habitats and prey upon which they rely.

 

Keywords

  • QH301 Biology
  • Marine mammals
  • Bioacoustics
  • Marine ecology
  • Environmental impacts

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Research Output 2016 2018

  • 29 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
  • 3 Article
  • 1 Other report
3 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Mapping widespread and increasing underwater noise pollution from acoustic deterrent devices

Findlay, C., Ripple, H., Coomber, F., Froud, K., Harries, O., van Geel, C. F., Calderan, S., Benjamins, S., Risch, D. & Wilson, B., Oct 2018, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 135, p. 1042-1050 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
underwater noise
noise pollution
Acoustic devices
Noise pollution
acoustics

Entanglement: an emerging threat to humpback whales in Scottish waters

Rya, C., Leaper, R., Evans, P. G. H., Dyke, K., Robinson, K. P., Haskins, G. N., Calderan, S., van Geel, C. F., Harries, O., Froud, K., Brownlow, A. & Jack, A., May 2016, International Whaling Commission. 12 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther report

Open Access
File
whale
water
mortality
fishing industry
fishing gear
8 Citations (Scopus)
153 Downloads (Pure)

Harbour porpoise distribution can vary at small spatiotemporal scales in energetic habitats

Benjamins, S., van Geel, N., Hastie, G., Elliott, J. & Wilson, B., 10 Aug 2016, In : Deep-Sea Research Part II - Topical Studies in Oceanography. 141, p. 191-202 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Phocoena phocoena
Phocoenidae
porpoise
harbor
energetics
15 Citations (Scopus)
111 Downloads (Pure)

Riding the tide: use of a moving tidal-stream habitat by harbour porpoises

Benjamins, S., Dale, A., van Geel, N. & Wilson, B., 10 May 2016, In : Marine Ecology-Progress Series. 549, p. 275-288 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Phocoena phocoena
Phocoenidae
porpoise
tides
harbor

Thesis

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. (Supervisor)

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

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