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Dr Chandra Salgado Kent

Dr Chandra Salgado Kent Dr Chandra Salgado Kent
Position Senior Research Fellow
Faculty Faculty of Science and Engineering
School School of Science
Department Department of Physics and Astronomy
Campus Bentley Campus
Location 301
Phone 08 9266 3104
Fax 08 9266 7380
Email C.Salgado@cmst.curtin.edu.au
ORCID orcid.org/http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3460-609X
ResearcherID www.researcherid.com/rid/http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-9872-2015
Google Scholar scholar.google.com.au/citations?user=http://scholar.google.com.au/citations?user=xVgVkoEAAAAJ&hl=en
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Brief Summary

Chandra is a marine ecologist and bio-acoustician working in a wide range of conservation and management topics.

Overview

 

Overall, Chandra’s career in marine related research spans 20 years, in which she has worked in academia and consultancy. She supervises honours, masters, and PhD students; coordinates and manages a wide range of projects involving the organization of field logistics with strict environmental, health, safety requirements; and supports the administration of the Centre for Marine Science and Technology as Deputy Director. Chandra has co-authored over 30 peer-reviewed papers; over 30 conference/workshop presentations; and over 70 technical reports. She has also been on television, radio, or in newspapers over 60 times.

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Memberships, Awards and Training


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Employment History


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Research Interests

Chandra’s most recent work focuses heavily on marine mammal ecology and behaviour, vocal repertoire, anthropogenic impacts on marine fauna, experimental design and statistical modelling of biological systems using currently available tools. Recent research and contract work have included topics such as assessing hearing damage to fish from seismic survey exposure, behavioural responses of dolphins to pile driving, response of whales to seismic surveys and tones, population modelling of whales, and statistical evaluation of patterns for individual identification of sea lions. Chandra also has worked in the area of marine estuarine ecology, plant-animal interactions, and restoration of mangrove forests. Example current and recent research programs:

 

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Publications

2016

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2015

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2014

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2013

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2012

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2011

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2010

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2008

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1999

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1998

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Additional publication categories

2006

Journal Articles (Scholarly/Professional)

  • McCauley, R. D., and C. P. Salagdo. 2006.“Blue whale calling in Australian waters.”The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 120 (5): 3266-3266.
  • Salagdo, C. P., and K. A. McGuinness. 2006.“A comparison of methods for estimating relative abundance of grapsid crabs.”Wetlands Ecology and Management 14 (1): 1-9.
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