Dr Sonja Heinrich

Senior Teaching Fellow

SOI 2.11
tel. 01334 462628
fax. 01334 463443
sh52@st-andrews.ac.uk

Departmental duties

Course director MSc in Marine Mammal Science

Chair, Postgraduate Teaching Committee

Module organiser:

  • BL5201 - Biology of marine mammals
  • BL5202 - Case studies in marine mammal biology
  • BL5104 - Conservation & management of marine mammals
  • BL5124 & BL4301  - Predator ecology in polar regions (Antarctic field trip)
  • BL5199 - MSc MMS Research Projects

St Andrews Teaching Excellence Award 2016

PhD student (graduated June 2015): Marina Costa (jointly with Prof Hammond), Project: Sympatric ecology of delphinids in the Egyptian Red Sea.

 

Research Interests:

Marine mammal ecology - distribution & habitat use, species interactions, conservation of vulnerable species, polar regions,

 

Research Project:

Chiloe Small Cetacean Project, southern Chile

 

 

Publications

Gotz, T, Antunes, R & Heinrich, S 2010, 'Echolocation clicks of free-ranging Chilean dolphins (Cephalorhynchus eutropia)' Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol 128, no. 2, pp. 563-566. DOI: 10.1121/1.3353078
Heinrich, S, Elwen, E & Bräger, S 2010, Patterns of sympatry in Lagenorhynchus and Cephalorhynchus: dolphins in different habitats. in B Würsig & M Würsig (eds), The dusky dolphin: master acrobat off different shores . Elsevier, pp. 313-332.
Samuels, A, Bejder, L, Constantine, R & Heinrich, S 2003, Swimming with wild cetaceans, with a special focus on the Southern Hemisphere. in N Gales, M Hindell & R Kirkwood (eds), Marine mammals: fisheries, tourism, and management issues. CSIRO Publishing, pp. 277-302.
Kemper, CM, Pemberton, D, Cawthorn, M, Heinrich, S, Mann, J, Würsig, B, Shaughnessy, P & Gales, R 2003, Aquaculture and marine mammals: co-existence or conflict? in N Gales, M Hindell & R Kirkwood (eds), Marine mammals: fisheries, tourism, and management issues. CSIRO Publishing, pp. 208-225.
McConkey, SD, McConnell, H, Lalas, C, Heinrich, S, Ludmerer, A, McNally, N, Borofsky, C, Schimanski, K & McIntosh, G 2002, 'A northward spread in the breeding distribution of the New Zealand sea lion Phocarctos hookeri' Australian Mammalogy, vol 24, pp. 97-106.
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