Scottish Alliance for Geoscience, Environment and Society

Dr Fiona Murray

Research interests:

Human impacts on marine ecosystems
Ocean acidification
Bioturbation and biogeochemical cycling

Career history:

PDRA Changing Oceans Research Group, School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh, Oct 2016 – present

PDRA Coral Ecosystems Research Group, School of Life Sciences, Heriot-Watt University, Oct 2014 – Oct 2016

Lead Scientist/Independent Consultant, Aug 2013 – Sept 2014
Lead Scientist on Scottish Government FISA (Fishing Industry Science Alliance) research project based at Lochleven Shellfish Ltd. and Marine Scotland Science into the use of electricity in fishing for razor clams

Active research projects:

The nature and consequences of historic and future ocean acidification; insights from boron isotopes in corals. (Leverhulme Trust)

Recent publications:

Roberts, J, Murray, F, Anagnostou, E, Hennige, S, Gori, A, Henry, L-A, Fox, A, Kamenos, N & Foster, GL 2016, Cold-Water Corals in an Era of Rapid Global Change: Are These the Deep Ocean Most Vulnerable Ecosystems
S Goffredo & Z Dubinsky (eds), The Cnidaria, Past, Present and Future: The world of Medusa and her sisters., Chapter 36, Springer, pp. 593-606. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-31305-4_36

Murray, F, Copland, P, Boulcott, P, Robertson, M & Bailey, N 2016, ‘Impacts of electrofishing for razor clams (Ensis spp.) on benthic fauna’ Fisheries research, vol 174, pp. 40-46. DOI: 10.1016/j.fishres.2015.08.028

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