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Gavin John Macaulay

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

Publications: See my Google ScholarCristin, 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