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4 09, 2017

Presenting at the Conference on Wind energy and Wildlife impacts

By |2017-09-04T11:59:16+00:00September 4th, 2017|Categories: Conference, Renewables, SMRUC Europe|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Rachael is away to the Conference on Wind energy and Wildlife impacts this week where she will be presenting: Strategic post consent monitoring of breeding harbour seals at the Wash SAC. […]

25 08, 2017

How does a tidal turbine affect seal movements?

By |2017-08-25T07:59:13+00:00August 25th, 2017|Categories: News, Publications, Renewables, Research & Development, SMRUC Europe|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

We’re pleased to announce that our new paper has been published this week in the journal Aquatic Conservation. The study explored how the presence of a tidal turbine might affect the movement of harbour seals in Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland by analysing tracking data from resident harbour seals, before, during and after the installation of the [...]

22 05, 2015

Why scientists spend hours sifting through sea lion poop

By |2015-05-22T06:11:15+00:00May 22nd, 2015|Categories: News, Publications, Research & Development, SMRUC North America|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

  You are what you eat, even if you’re a sea lion!  Did you know that sea lion poop could be used to determine diet? Seal and sea lion researchers often travel to remote locations to collect scats from haul-out areas and rookeries. The scats are labeled with an ID number and location, and then brought [...]