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Research Output 1983 2019

2019
3 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of marine and terrestrial ecosystems: suggestions of an evolutionary perspective influenced by environmental variation

Steele, J. H., Brink, K. H. & Scott, B. E., 1 Jan 2019, In : ICES Journal of Marine Science. 76, 1, p. 50-59 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
terrestrial ecosystem
marine ecosystem
larva
larvae
organisms
7 Downloads (Pure)

Predictable changes in fish school characteristics due to a tidal turbine support structure

Williamson, B., Fraser, S., Williamson, L., Nikora, V. & Scott, B., Oct 2019, In : Renewable Energy. 141, p. 1092-1102 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Fish
Turbines
Animals
Turbomachine blades
Agglomeration
2018
4 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

Automated Image Analysis of Offshore Infrastructure Marine Biofouling

Gormley, K., McLellan, F., McCabe, C., Hinton, C., Ferris, J., Kline, D. I. & Scott, B., 3 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Marine Science and Engineering . 6, 1, 2.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Biofouling
biofouling
image analysis
Image analysis
infrastructure

Displacement of existing activities

Kafas, A., Donohue, P., Davies, I. & Scott, B. E., 20 Mar 2018, Offshore Energy and Marine Spatial Planning. Yates, K. L. & Bradshaw, C. J. A. (eds.). Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 25 p. 6. (Earthscan Oceans).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

fishing industry
fishing effort
spatial planning
environmental effect
fishing
5 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Fish
Environmental impact assessments
Flow velocity
Turbines
Agglomeration
13 Downloads (Pure)

Identifying the larva of the fan mussel, Atrina fragilis (Pennant, 1777) (Pinnidae)

Stirling, D. A., Boulcott, P., Bidault, M., Gharbi, K., Scott, B. E. & Wright, P. J., Aug 2018, In : Journal of Molluscan Studies. 84, 3, p. 247-258 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Pinnidae
Atrina
shell (molluscs)
mussels
shell
3 Citations (Scopus)

Regional-scale patterns in harbour porpoise occupancy of tidal stream environments

Waggitt, J. J., Dunn, H. K., Evans, P. G. H., Hiddink, J. G., Holmes, L. J., Keen, E., Murcott, B. D., Piano, M., Robins, P. E., Scott, B. E., Whitmore, J. & Veneruso, G., 31 Mar 2018, In : ICES Journal of Marine Science. 75, 2, p. 701-710 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phocoena phocoena
porpoise
harbor
hydrodynamics
turbines
1 Citation (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Should phytoplankton be a key consideration for marine management?

Tweddle, J. F., Gubbins, M. & Scott, B. E., Nov 2018, In : Marine Policy. 97, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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phytoplankton
ecosystem service
ecosystem services
management
patchiness
2017
7 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Automatic active acoustic target detection in turbulent aquatic environments

Fraser, S., Nikora, V., Williamson, B. J. & Scott, B. E., Feb 2017, In : Limnology and Oceanography. 15, 2, p. 184-199 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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aquatic environment
acoustics
energy
tidal channel
environmental assessment
10 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Bayesian joint models with INLA exploring marine mobile predator-prey and competitor species habitat overlap

Sadykova, D., Scott, B. E., Dominicis, M. D., Wakelin, S. L., Sadykov, A. & Wolf, J., Jul 2017, In : Ecology and Evolution. 7, 14, p. 5212-5226 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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predator
predators
habitat
habitat preferences
habitats
6 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative studies reveal variability in the use of tidal stream environments by seabirds

Waggitt, J. J., Robbins, A. M. C., Wade, H. M., Masden, E. A., Furness, R. W., Jackson, A. C. & Scott, B. E., 1 Jul 2017, In : Marine Policy. 81, p. 143-152 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

seabird
seabirds
comparative study
microhabitat
microhabitats
9 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Phocoena
Phocoena phocoena
porpoise
diurnal variation
Ecosystem
3 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Boundary layers
Hydrodynamics
Environmental impact assessments
Turbulence
11 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of rising temperature on reproductive investment in a capital breeder: The lesser sandeel

Wright, P. J., Orpwood, J. E. & Scott, B. E., 1 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 486, p. 52-58 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

economic investment
energy
temperature
gonads
heat treatment
2 Citations (Scopus)

Interannual variability in reproductive traits of the Patagonian toothfish Dissostichus eleginoides around the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia

Brigden, K. E., Marshall, C. T., Scott, B. E., Young, E. F. & Brickle, P., Jul 2017, In : Journal of Fish Biology. 91, 1, p. 278-301 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands
reproductive traits
spawning
Dissostichus eleginoides
site fidelity

Local vs Global: How to assess the ecological cost and benefits of large scale renewables?

Scott, B. E., Sadykova, D., Sadykova, A., De Dominicis, M., Wakelin, S. L. & Wolf, J., 25 Oct 2017, OCEANS 2017 - Aberdeen. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2017-October. p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

renewable energy
costs
climate change
Climate change
cost
9 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Multisensor Acoustic Tracking of Fish and Seabird Behavior Around Tidal Turbine Structures in Scotland

Williamson, B. J., Fraser, S., Blondel, P., Bell, P. S., Waggitt, J. J. & Scott, B. E., Oct 2017, In : IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering. 42, 4, p. 948-965 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Fish
Animals
Turbines
Acoustics
Target tracking
13 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

ScotMap: Participatory mapping of inshore fishing activity to inform marine spatial planning in Scotland

Kafas, A., McLay, A., Chimienti, M., Scott, B. E., Davies, I. & Gubbins, M., 1 May 2017, In : Marine Policy. 79, p. 8-18 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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spatial planning
Scotland
fishing boats
fishing
planning
8 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Taking movement data to new depths: Inferring prey availability and patch profitability from seabird foraging behavior

Chimienti, M., Cornulier, T., Owen, E., Bolton, M., Davies, I. M., Travis, J. M. J. & Scott, B. E., Dec 2017, In : Ecology and Evolution. 7, 23, p. 10252-10265 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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prey availability
capture of animals
Alcidae
foraging behavior
seabird
2016
renewable energy
energy technology
turbulence
acoustics
marine mammals
28 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Sonar
Animals
Acoustics
Fluorometers
Velocimeters
6 Citations (Scopus)

Comparing nekton distributions at two tidal energy sites suggests potential for generic environmental monitoring

Wiesebron, L. E., Horne, J. K., Scott, B. E. & Williamson, B. J., Dec 2016, In : International Journal of Marine Energy. 16, p. 235-249 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
nekton
Value engineering
environmental monitoring
biological characteristics
Monitoring
15 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Echolocation detections and digital video surveys provide reliable estimates of the relative density of harbour porpoises

Williamson, L. D., Brookes, K. L., Scott, B. E., Graham, I. M., Bradbury, G., Hammond, P. S. & Thompson, P. M., Jul 2016, In : Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 7, 7, p. 762-769 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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echolocation
Phocoena phocoena
porpoise
harbor
acoustics
1 Citation (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
9 Citations (Scopus)

Opportunistically recorded acoustic data support Northeast Atlantic mackerel expansion theory

Van Der Kooij, J., Fässler, S. M. M., Stephens, D., Readdy, L., Scott, B. E. & Roel, B. A., 1 Mar 2016, In : ICES Journal of Marine Science. 73, 4, p. 1115-1126 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scomber scombrus
acoustic data
mackerel
acoustics
North Sea
10 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Predictable hydrodynamic conditions explain temporal variations in the density of benthic foraging seabirds in a tidal stream environment

Waggitt, J. J., Cazenave, P. W., Torres, R., Williamson, B. J. & Scott, B. E., Nov 2016, In : ICES Journal of Marine Science. 73, 10, p. 2677-2686 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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seabird
seabirds
hydrodynamics
temporal variation
foraging
17 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Quantifying pursuit-diving seabirds’ associations with fine-scale physical features in tidal stream environments

Waggitt, J. J., Cazenave, P., Torres, R., Williamson, B. & Scott, B. E., Dec 2016, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 53, 6, p. 1653–1666 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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diving
seabird
environmental impact assessment
breeding season
turbulence
48 Downloads (Pure)

The Cooperative Participatory Evaluation of Renewable Technologies on Ecosystem Services (CORPORATES)

Scott, B. E., Irvine, K. N., Gubbins, M., Kafas, A., Kenter, J., MacDonald, A., O'Hara Murray, R., Potts, T., Slater, A-M., Tweddle, J. F., Wright, K. & Davies, I. M., 4 Feb 2016, Aberdeen, UK: Marine Scotland Science. 88 p. (Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science; vol. 7, no. 1)

Research output: Book/ReportOther Report

Open Access
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ecosystem service
stakeholder
public sector
private sector
decision making
21 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

The use of an unsupervised learning approach for characterizing latent behaviors in accelerometer data

Chimienti, M., Cornulier, T., Owen, E., Bolton, M., Davies, I. M., Travis, J. M. J. & Scott, B. E., Feb 2016, In : Ecology and Evolution. 6, 3, p. 727–741 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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accelerometer
learning
Alcidae
prey capture
animal
3 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

Using individual tracking data to validate the predictions of species distribution models

Pinto, C., Thorburn, J. A., Neat, F., Wright, P. J., Wright, S., Scott, B. E., Cornulier, T. & Travis, J. M. J., Jun 2016, In : Diversity and Distributions. 22, 6, p. 682-693 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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biogeography
prediction
Rajidae
habitat
habitats
12 Citations (Scopus)

Using verified species distribution models to inform the conservation of a rare marine species

Stirling, D. A., Boulcott, P., Scott, B. E. & Wright, P. J., Jul 2016, In : Diversity and Distributions. 22, 7, p. 808-822 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biogeography
Atrina
protected area
conservation areas
Scotland
2015
39 Citations (Scopus)

Confusion Reigns? A Review of Marine Megafauna Interactions with Tidal-Stream Environments

Benjamins, S., Dale, A. C., Hastie, G., Waggitt, J. J., Lea, M-A., Scott, B. & Wilson, B., 2015, Oceanography and Marine Biology : An Annual Rview. Hughes, RN., Hughes, DJ., Smith, IP. & Dale, AC. (eds.). CRC Press, Vol. 53. p. 1-54 54 p. (Oceanography and Marine Biology; vol. 53).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Field deployments of a self-contained subsea platform for acoustic monitoring of the environment around marine renewable energy structures

Williamson, B. J., Blondel, P., Hall, C., Scott, B. E., Armstrong, E., Bell, P. S. & Waggitt, J. J., 6 Jan 2015, 2014 Oceans - St. John's, OCEANS 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Acoustics
Mammals
Monitoring
Sonar
Target tracking
2014
12 Citations (Scopus)

An evaluation of the use of shore-based surveys for estimating spatial overlap between deep-diving seabirds and tidal stream turbines

Waggitt, J. J., Bell, P. S., Scott, B. E. & Scott, B. E., Dec 2014, In : International Journal of Marine Energy. 8, p. 36-49 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

diving
seabird
turbine
Turbines
microhabitat
9 Citations (Scopus)

A simulation model coupling the behaviour and energetics of a breeding central place forager to assess the impact of environmental changes

Langton, R., Davies, I. M. & Scott, B. E., 10 Feb 2014, In : Ecological Modelling. 273, p. 31-43 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fledging
environmental change
energetics
breeding
rearing
9 Downloads (Pure)

FLow and Benthic ECology 4D–FLOWBEC: an overview

Bell, P. S., McCann, D. L., Scott, B. E., Williamson, B. J., Waggitt, J. J., Ashton, I., Johanning, L., Blondel, P., Creech, A., Ingram, D., Norris, J., Finn, M., Torres, R., Cazenave, P., Conley, D., Greaves, D., Savidge, G., Armstrong, E., Hall, C., Kennedy, R. & 1 others, O'Carroll, J., 2014, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Environmental Interactions of Marine Renewable Energy Technologies (EIMR2014). EIMR, p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
ecology
community development
benthos
energy
hydrodynamics

Introducing novel uses of multibeam sonar to study basking sharks in the light of marine renewable energy extraction

Lieber, L., Williamson, B., Jones, C. S., Noble, L. R., Brierley, A., Miller, P. & Scott, B. E., 2014, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Environmental Interactions of Marine Renewable Energy Technologies (EIMR2014). EIMR

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

multibeam sonar
shark
aggregation behavior
energy
plankton
4 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Modelling foraging movements of diving predators: A theoretical study exploring the effect of heterogeneous landscapes on foraging efficiency

Chimienti, M., Bartoń, K. A., Scott, B. E., Travis, J. M. J. & Scott, B. E., 1 Jan 2014, In : PeerJ. 2, e544.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Diving
Theoretical Models
foraging
predators
Underwater structures

Seabirds and Marine Renewables: Are we Asking the Right Questions?

Scott, B. E., Langton, R., Philpott, E. M. & Waggitt, J. J., 2014, Marine Renewable Energy Technology and Environmental Interactions. Shields, M. A. & Payne, A. I. L. (eds.). Springer , p. 81-92 11 p. (Humanity and the Sea).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

seabird
foraging behavior
energy
habitat
diving behavior
20 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File

Using the FLOWBEC seabed frame to understand underwater interactions between diving seabirds, prey, hydrodynamics and tidal and wave energy structures

Williamson, B. J., Scott, B. E., Waggitt, J. J. & Bell, P. S., 2014, Proceedings of Environmental Interactions of Marine Renewable Energy Technologies Conference.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2013
18 Citations (Scopus)

Combined spatial and tidal processes identify links between pelagic prey species and seabirds

Cox, S. L., Scott, B. E. & Camphuysen, C. J., 2013, In : Marine Ecology Progress Series. 479, p. 203-221 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Epibenthic assemblages in the Celtic Sea and associated with the Jones Bank

Ellis, J. R., Martinez, I., Burt, G. J. & Scott, B. E., Oct 2013, In : Progress in Oceanography. 117, p. 76-88 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Fine scale bio-physical oceanographic characteristics predict the foraging occurrence of contrasting seabird species; Gannet (Morus bassanus) and storm petrel (Hydrobates pelagicus)

Scott, B. E., Webb, A., Palmer, M. R., Embling, C. B. & Sharples, J., Oct 2013, In : Progress in Oceanography. 117, p. 118-129 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

Fish behaviour in response to tidal variability and internal waves over a shelf sea bank

Embling, C. B., Sharples, J., Armstrong, E., Palmer, M. R. & Scott, B. E., Oct 2013, In : Progress in Oceanography. 117, p. 106-117 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Fishing and the oceanography of a stratified shelf sea

Sharples, J., Ellis, J. R., Nolan, G. & Scott, B. E., Oct 2013, In : Progress in Oceanography. 117, p. 130-139 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File

From physics to fishing over a shelf sea bank

Sharples, J., Scott, B. E. & Inall, M. E., Oct 2013, In : Progress in Oceanography. 117, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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shelf sea
physics
fishing
chlorophyll
patchiness
13 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

From physics to fishing over a shelf sea bank: preface

Sharples, J., Scott, B. E. & Inall, M. E., Oct 2013, In : Progress in Oceanography. 117, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
6 Citations (Scopus)

The fish and fisheries of Jones Bank and the wider Celtic Sea

Martinez, I., Ellis, J. R., Scott, B. & Tidd, A., Oct 2013, In : Progress in Oceanography. 117, p. 89-105 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fishery
fisheries
cameras
fish
Rajidae