Gavin John Macaulay

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Avdeling: Økosystemakustikk

Arbeidsområde

Research areas: Fisheries Acoustics: target strength, broadband acoustics, deep-water species, echosounder and sonar calibration.

Publications: See my Google Scholar , Cristin , ResearchGate or ORCID pages.

Software: For miscellaneous fisheries acoustics software, see my Bitbucket page

Curriculum Vitae

Education:

  • Ph.D. (Mech. Eng.), 1995, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  • B. Eng. (Mech., 1st class Hons), 1991, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Work experience:

Recent and current project involvement:

  • AcoSize , 2016-2020. Direct acoustic sizing of pelagic fishes for improved catch selectivity. Funded by the Norwegian Research Council. Project leader.
  • MESOPP , 2016-2019. Mesopelagic Southern Ocean Prey and Predators, Coordination and support funding by the European Commission.
  • SEEBED , 2015-2017. Use of broadband techniques to see fish very close to the seabed. Funded by the Norwegian Research Council. Project leader.
  • LoVe , 2015-2017. Lofoten-Vesterålen cabled observatory (http://love.statoil.com). An infrastructure development project funded by the Norwegian Research Council.
  • RedSlip , 2015-2017. Reducing slipping mortality in purse seines by understanding interactions and behaviour. Funded by the Norwegian Research Council.
  • CRISP , 2013-. Participation in pillar 1: Technology for fish detection, classification and capture process monitoring. Funded by the Norwegian Research Council.
  • DABGRAF , 2012-2014. Data acquisition, calculation and graphical presentation tools for size measurement of fish with broadband echosounders. Funded by the Norwegian Seafood Research Fund.
  • WHOFISH , 2012-2014. Whale counting and fish school biomass appraisal by two new omni-directional fishery sonars. Funded by the Norwegian Research Council.
  • WESTZOO , 2009-2012. Exploiting new wideband echo sounder technology for zooplankton characterisation, sizing and abundance estimation. Funded by the Norwegian Research Council.

Membership of societies and organisations:

  • Member of the Acoustical Society of America.
  • Member of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) Fisheries Acoustics, Science, and Technology (FAST) Working Group.
  • Norwegian representative to the International Standards Organisation (ISO), Underwater acoustics sub-committee, working group on "Standard-target method of calibrating active sonars" (ISO/TC 43/SC 3).
  • ICES liaison to the ISO Underwater acoustics subcommittee (ISO/TC 43).

Student supervision:

  • Kubilius, R. 2011-2014. Multi-frequency acoustic discrimination between gas bubble plumes and biological targets in the ocean. Ph.D. thesis, University of Bergen.
  • Kubilius, R. 2016-2020. AcoSize: Direct acoustic sizing of pelagic fishes for improved catch selectivity.

Journal Reviews for: ICES Journal of Marine Science, Fisheries Research, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, PLoS ONE, Journal of Ichthyology, Deep Sea Research I, Makara Seri Teknologi, Limnology and Oceanography: Methods

Publikasjoner

Vitenskapelige artikler (NVI)

2016

Behaviours of Atlantic herring and mackerel in a purse-seine net, observed using multibeam sonar

Maria Tenningen, Gavin Macaulay, Guillaume Rieucau, Hector Pena, Rolf Korneliussen
ICES Journal of Marine Science
2016

Acoustic identification of marine species using a feature library

Rolf Korneliussen, Yngve Heggelund, Gavin Macaulay, Daniel Patel, Espen Johnsen, Inge Kristian Eliassen
Methods in oceanography 17 p. 187-205
2016

Investigating the Effect of Tones and Frequency Sweeps on the Collective Behavior of Penned Herring (Clupea harengus).

Nils Olav Handegard, Kevin Boswell, Alex DeRobertis, Gavin Macaulay, Guillaume Rieucau, Lise Doksæter Sivle
Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 875 p. 391-398
2016

Modeling target strength of individual herring (Clupea harengus) at any aspect as a function of pressure and frequency

Geir Pedersen, Gavin Macaulay, Hector Pena, Sacha M.M. Fassler
Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 140
2016

Practical calibration of ship-mounted omni-directional fisheries sonars

Gavin Macaulay, Sindre Vatnehol, Ole Bernt Gammelsæter, Hector Pena, Egil Ona
Methods in oceanography 17 p. 206-220
2015

Comparisons among ten models of acoustic backscattering used in aquatic ecosystem research

J. Michael Jech, John K. Horne, Dezhang Chu, David A. Demer, David T.I. Francis, Natalia Gorska, Benjamin Jones, Andone C. Lavery, Timothy K. Stanton, Gavin Macaulay, D. Benjamin Reeder, Kouichi Sawada
Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 138 p. 3742-3764
2015

Acoustic surveys of euphausiids and models of baleen whale distribution in the Barents Sea

Patrick H Ressler, Padmini Dalpadado, Gavin Macaulay, Nils Olav Handegard, Mette Skern-Mauritzen
Marine Ecology Progress Series 527 p. 13-29
2015

The reaction of a captive herring school to playbacks of a noise-reduced and a conventional research vessel

Nils Olav Handegard, Alex De Robertis, Guillaume Rieucau, Kevin Boswell, Gavin Macaulay
Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 72 p. 491-499
2015

Estimates of net volume available for fish shoals during commercial mackerel (Scomber scombrus) purse seining

Maria Tenningen, Hector Pena, Gavin Macaulay
Fisheries Research 161 p. 244-251
2014

Marine ecosystem acoustics (MEA): Quantifying processes in the sea at the spatio-temporal scales on which they occur

Olav Rune Godø, Nils Olav Handegard, Howard Browman, Gavin Macaulay, Stein Kaartvedt, Jarl Giske, Egil Ona, Geir Huse, Espen Johnsen
ICES Journal of Marine Science 71 p. 2357-2369
2014

Experimental evidence of threat-sensitive collective avoidance responses in a large wild-caught herring school

Guillaume Rieucau, Kevin M. Boswell, Alex De Robertis, Gavin Macaulay, Nils Olav Handegard
PLoS ONE 9
2013

<i>In situ</i> target strength estimates of visually-verified orange roughy

Gavin Macaulay, Rudy Kloser, Tim E. Ryan
ICES Journal of Marine Science 70 p. 215-222
2013

Accuracy of the Kirchhoff-approximation and Kirchhoff-ray-mode fish swimbladder acoustic scattering models

Gavin Macaulay, Hector Pena, Sacha M.M. Fässler, Geir Pedersen, Egil Ona
PLoS ONE 8
2013

Identification and target strength of orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus) measured in situ

Rudy Kloser, Gavin Macaulay, Tim E. Ryan, Mark Lewis
Journal of the&nbsp;Acoustical Society of America 134 p. 97-108
2013

Towards an acoustic-based coupled observation and modelling system for monitoring and predicting ecosystem dynamics of the open ocean

Nils Olav Handegard, Louis du Buisson, Patrice Brehmer, Stewart J Chalmers, Alex De Robertis, Geir Huse, Rudy Kloser, Gavin Macaulay, Olivier Maury, Patrick H Ressler, Nils Christian Stenseth, Olav Rune Godø
Fish and Fisheries 14 p. 605-615
2012

Species identification in seamount fish aggregations using moored underwater video

Richard O'driscoll, Peter de Joux, Richard Nelson, Gavin Macaulay, Adam J Dunford, Peter M Marriott, Craig Stewart, Brian S Miller
ICES Journal of Marine Science 69 p. 648-659
2012

Mesoscale Eddies Are Oases for Higher Trophic Marine Life

Olav Rune Godø, Annette Samuelsen, Gavin John Macaulay, Ruben Patel, Solfrid Sætre Hjøllo, John Horne, Stein Kaartvedt, Johnny Andre Johannessen
PLoS ONE 7
2011

Distribution, abundance and acoustic properties of Antarctic silverfish (<i>Pleuragramma antarcticum</i>) in the Ross Sea

Richard O'driscoll, Gavin Macaulay, Stephane Gauthier, Matt Pinkerton, Stuart Hanchet
Deep-sea research. Part II, Topical studies in oceanography 58 p. 181-195
2011

<i>In situ</i> target strength measurements with optical and model verification: case study for blue grenadier (<i>Macruronus novaezelandiae</i>)

Rudy Kloser, Tim E. Ryan, Gavin Macaulay, Mark Lewis
ICES Journal of Marine Science 68 p. 1986-1995
2011

A revised target strength-length estimate for blue whiting (Micromesistius poutassou): implications for biomass estimates

Geir Pedersen, Olav Rune Godø, Egil Ona, Gavin John Macaulay
ICES Journal of Marine Science 68 p. 2222-2228

Poster

2015

Traceable calibration of calibration spheres

Gavin Macaulay, Egil Ona, Rokas Kubilius

Populærvitenskapelige artikler

2014

Unik undesjøisk platform: Observerer miljø og biologisk mangfald og sender infromasjon til land

Olav Rune Godø, Gavin Macaulay, Endre Grimsbø
Fisken og Havet, Særnummer 2014 p. 127-128

Faglige foredrag

2016

Monitoring and quantifying school dynamics during purse seining

Maria Tenningen, Hector Pena, Gavin Macaulay
2015

School and gear dynamics in purse seining, studied with multibeam sonar

Maria Tenningen, Gavin Macaulay, Hector Pena, Rolf Korneliussen
2015

Comparative studies and field measurements of the acoustic absorption coefficient in seawater

Dezhang Chu, Gavin Macaulay, Egil Ona
2015

Modelling (mean) target strength of individual herring (Clupea harengus) at any aspect as a function of pressure

Geir Pedersen, Hector Pena, Sacha M.M. Fässler, Gavin Macaulay, Egil Ona
2015

calibration of omni-directional fisheries sonar using split beam target positioning

Sindre Vatnehol, Hector Pena, Atle Totland, Gavin Macaulay, Egil Ona
2015

School biomass estimates using digital omnidirectional fisheries sonar

Hector Pena, Egil Ona, Gavin Macaulay, Arne Johannes Holmin, Sindre Nordlund Vatnehol, Ole Bernt Gamelsæter
2015

Target strength of herring and mackerel in dorsal and lateral aspect for sonar biomass estimation

Egil Ona, Gavin Macaulay, Ronald Pedersen
2014

The reaction of a captive herring school to playbacks of a noisy and a conventional research vessel

Nils Olav Handegard, Alex De Robertis, Guillaume Rieucau, Kevin Boswell, Gavin Macaulay
2013

Calibration trails on a omni-directional fisheries sonar with the split beam method

Sindre Vatnehol, Gavin Macaulay, Egil Ona, Atle Totland
2013

A multifrequency acoustic index of Barents Sea euphausiid (krill) biomass?

Ressler Patrick, Gavin Macaulay, Nils Olav Handegard, Padmini Dalpadado, Mette Skern-Mauritzen
2013

Investigating the effect of tones and frequency sweeps on the collective behavior of penned herring (Clupea harengus)

Nils Olav Handegard, Kevin Boswell, Alex De Robertis, Gavin Macaulay, Guillaume Rieucau, Lise Doksæter Sivle
2013

Calibration trials on a omnidirectional fishery sonar with the split beam method

Sindre Vatnehol, Atle Totland, Gavin Macaulay, Egil Ona
2012

Calibration of a broadband split-beam echosounder and broadband spectra from selected targets

Gavin Macaulay, Egil Ona, Lars nonboe Andersen, Rolf Korneliussen, Lucio Calise
2012

The acoustic absorption coefficient at 333 kHz

Egil Ona, Gavin Macaulay, Rolf Korneliussen, Dezhang Chu
2012

Mesoscale eddies stimulate higher trophic level marine life—acoustically recorded density distribution creates understanding of the impact of physical forcing

Olav Rune Godø, Gavin Macaulay, Annette Samuelsen, Solfrid Sætre Hjøllo
2011

Exploratory measurements using a broadband, split beam echo sounder system

Egil Ona, Lars nonboe Andersen, Haakon Solli, Gavin Macaulay, Lucio Calise, Ruben Patel, Rolf Korneliussen, Tor Knutsen
2011

Ex situ target-strength measurements of Northern krill (Meganyctiphanes norvegica) with a broadband split-beam echosounder prototype

Lucio Calise, Egil Ona, Tor Knutsen, Gavin Macaulay, Ruben Patel, Lars nonboe Andersen, Rokas Kubilius
2011

Estimation of target position using a split-beam broadband echosounder

Gavin Macaulay, Lars Nonboe Andersen, Egil Ona
2011

Exploiting broadband split-beam echosounders for zooplankton; some pre-liminary results from the WESTZOO project

Egil Ona, Lars Nonboe Andersen, Lucio Calise, Gavin Macaulay, Rolf Korneliussen, Tor Knutsen, Dezhang Chu, Anne Dhaussy Lebourges

Annet tidsskriftbidrag

2016

Broadband acoustics: A viable tool for quantification of cod egg density and distribution?

Gavin Macaulay, Egil Ona, Rokas Kubilius, Olav Rune Godø
Journal of the&nbsp;Acoustical Society of America 140 p. 3243-3243

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