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Dr. Mithriel MacKay, B.S., M.Sc, PhD


MacKay, M.M., N.D. Daigneault, C.E. Bacon, V. Sesani, and L.R. Stadler. 2017. Behaviors and Movement Patterns of Humpback Whales (Megaptera novaeangliae), a Summary of the Whale Watching Industry, and Sea Turtle Surveys from Salt Cay, Turks and Caicos Islands, British West Indies, 30December 2016 – 1 April 2017 – Final Report. Prepared by the Marine and Coastal Ecology Research Center, Spring Hill, Florida, USA. Submitted to the Ministry of Environment and District Administration, Department of Environmental and Coastal Resources, Lower Bight Road, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands Government, British West Indies. November 2017.

MacKay, M.M., B. Würsig, C.E. Bacon, and J.D. Selwyn. 2016. Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)“Hotspots” Potentially Defined by Bathymetric Features off Western Puerto Rico, USA Canadian Journal of Zoology 94(7): 517-527.

MacKay, M.M. and C.E. Bacon. 2016. Puerto Rico Humpback Whale Project. SEVENSEAS Marine Conservation and Travel Magazine. April 2016 Issue 11: 96-97.

MacKay, M.M., N.E. Van Hoey, N.D. Daigneault, and D. Hicks. 2016. Marine Mammal Mitigation for the City of Angoon, City of Angoon Dock Repairs Killisnoo Harbor, Angoon, Alaska, 15 – 16 November 2016, Final Report. Prepared by Saltwater Inc., 733 N Street, Anchorage, AK, 99501, for Ketchikan Ready Mix and Quarry Inc., 4418 N. Tongass Highway, Ketchikan, Alaska 99901. Submitted to United States Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District Regulatory Division, Post Office Box 22270, Juneau, Alaska 99802-2270.

MacKay, M.M., N.D. Daigneault, and D. Hicks. 2016. Marine Mammal Surveys and Mitigation for the Cape Lisburne Seawall Reconstruction, Cape Lisburne, Alaska 15 August – 15 October 2016, Final Report. Prepared by Saltwater Inc., 733 N Street, Anchorage, AK, 99501, for Orion Marine Contractors, 740 Bonanza Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99518. Submitted to Submitted to United States Army Corps of engineers, Alaska District Regulatory Division.

Bacon, C.E., M.M. MacKay, N.D. Daigneault, N.E. Van Hoey, and D. Hicks. 2016. Marine Mammal Monitoring for the City and Borough of Yakutat, Alaska 18-21 October 2016, Draft Report. Prepared by Saltwater Inc., 733 N Street, Anchorage, AK, 99501, for Heko Services Inc., 2404 Boyer Avenue East, Seattle, Washington, 98112. Submitted to United States Army Corps of engineers, Alaska District Regulatory Division, Post Office Box 6898, JBER, Alaska 99506-6898.

MacKay, M.M., B. Würsig, and C.E. Bacon. Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) Association Patterns in Winter off Puerto Rico, USA. Accepted May 2016 to Marine Mammal Science.

MacKay, M.M. 2015. Occurrence Patterns and Social Behaviors of Humpback Whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) Wintering off Puerto Rico, USA. Doctoral dissertation, Texas A&M University Galveston, Galveston, Texas.

MacKay, M.M., N. Van Hoey, and D. Hicks. 2015. Marine protected species mitigation conducted aboard the C.S. Global Sentinel during submarine telecommunications cable inspection off Hermosa Beach, California, August 2015. Technical Report Rep. E-01-029/CC-111-01, Saltwater Inc., Anchorage, AK. For Tata Communications (America) Inc., Matawan NJ, and California Coastal Commission, San Francisco, California. 20 pp.

MacKay, M.M., B. Würsig, and C.E. Bacon. Resightings of known humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) between Puerto Rico and Elsewhere in the North Atlantic Ocean. Submitted September 2015 to Marine Mammal Science.

Gunn, J., M.M. MacKay, M. Regner, L. Staszack, M. Taylor, and L. Noack, and T. Linton. 2009. Analysis for Strategic Unity of Ideas and Concepts in the Management of Coastal Margins: City of Galveston, Texas, and Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, August 2009. Technical Report prepared for the City of Galveston, Texas, Hurricane Ike Recovery Committee. Galveston, Texas. 199 pp.

Salmon, M.M., and D.S. Pomerantz. 2008. Calculations for Medication Administration, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), Paramedic Series, Jones and Bartlett, Burlington, Massachusetts. 224 pp.

MacKay, M. 1999. Blood Bank for Physicians and Nurses; An internal publication for the Baptist Health System. Baptist Health System, San Antonio, Texas.

MacKay, M. 1999. Laboratory Medicine for Physicians and Nurses; An internal publication for the Baptist Health System. Baptist Health System, San Antonio, Texas.[/fusion_text]

 

Cathy Bacon, B.S., M.Sc


MacKay, M.M., N.D. Daigneault, C.E. Bacon, V. Sesani, and L.R. Stadler. 2017. Behaviors and Movement Patterns of Humpback Whales (Megaptera novaeangliae), a Summary of the Whale Watching Industry, and Sea Turtle Surveys from Salt Cay, Turks and Caicos Islands, British West Indies, 30December 2016 – 1 April 2017 – Final Report. Prepared by the Marine and Coastal Ecology Research Center, Spring Hill, Florida, USA. Submitted to the Ministry of Environment and District Administration, Department of Environmental and Coastal Resources, Lower Bight Road, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands Government, British West Indies. November 2017.

Bacon, C.E., M.A. Smultea, D. Fertl, B. Würsig, E.A. Burgess, and S. Hawks-Johnson. 2017. Mixed-species associations in the Southern California Bight during aerial surveys, 2008-2012. Aquatic Mammals 43(2): 177-184.

Smultea, M.A., D. Fertl, C.E. Bacon, V. James, and M. Moore. 2017. Nursing and back riding by cetacean calves off Southern California. Animal Behavior and Cognition 4(1): 1-23.

Smultea, M.A., J. Brueggeman, F. Robertson, D. Fertl, C.E. Bacon, R.A. Rowlett, and G.A. Green. 2016. Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) responses to icebreaker operations associated with offshore oil exploration in the Chukchi Sea, 1991. Arctic 69(2):177-184.

Jefferson, T.A., M.A. Smultea, and C.E. Bacon. 2014. Southern California Bight marine mammal density and abundance from aerial surveys 2008-2013. Journal of Marine Animals and Their Ecology 7(2): 14-30.

Smultea, M.A., C.E. Bacon, K. Lomac-MacNair, F. Visser, and J. Bredvik. 2014. Rare mixed-species associations between sperm whales and Risso’s and northern right whale dolphins off the Southern California Bight: Kleptoparasitism and Social Parasitism?Northwestern Naturalist 95(1): 43-49.

Smultea, M.A., D. Fertl, D.J. Rugh, and C.E. Bacon. 2012. Summary of systematic bowhead surveys conducted in the U.S. Beaufort and Chukchi seas, 1975-2009. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-AFSC-2237. Seattle, Washington, National Marine Fisheries Service.

Smultea, M.A., A.E. Douglas, C.E. Bacon, T.A. Jefferson, and L. Mazzuca. 2012. Bryde’s whale (Balaenoptera brydei/edeni) sightings in the Southern California Bight. Aquatic Mammals 38(1): 92-97.

Bacon, C., and C. Johnson. 2012. Rare Southern California Sperm Whale Sighting. The Navy’s Energy & Environmental Magazine: Currents (Fall): 44-47.

Bacon, C.E., C.M. Goertz, and D. Hicks. 2016. Marine Mammal Monitoring for the Submarine Fiber-optic Cable-Laying Project, Lynn Canal, Alaska 21 – 24 September 2016. Final Report. Prepared by Saltwater Inc., 733 N Street, Anchorage, AK, 99501, for Alaska Power and Telephone, P.O. Box 3222, Port Townsend, WA, 98368. Submitted to Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Division of Mining, Land & Water – Southeast Region, 400 Willougby Avenue, 4th Floor, P.O. Box 111020, Juneau, AK.

Bacon, C.E., H. Malizia, and D. Hicks. 2015. Marine Mammal Surveys Conducted in Wrangell Narrows, Alaska 11 – 12 August 2015, Final Report. Prepared by Saltwater Inc., 733 N Street, Anchorage, AK, for Bethel Services Inc., 2605 Denali Street, Suite 100, Anchorage, AK.

Lomac-MacNair, K., M.A. Smultea, B.H. Watts and C. Bacon. 2014. NMFS 90-Day Report for Marine Mammal Monitoring and Mitigation During the BPXA North Prudhoe Bay 3D OBS Seismic Survey, Beaufort Sea, Alaska, July-August 2014. Submitted to BP Exploration Alaska, Inc., Anchorage, AK, Prepared by Smultea Environmental Sciences, P.O. Box 256, Preston, WA.

Smultea, M.A., K. Lomac-MacNair, P. Haase, and C.E. Bacon. 2014. Draft NMFS 90-Day Report for Marine Mammal Monitoring and Mitigation during BPXA Liberty Shallow Geohazard Seismic and Seabed Mapping Survey, Beaufort Sea, Alaska, July-August 2014. Submitted to BPXA, Prepared by Smultea Environmental Sciences, P.O. Box 256, Preston, WA 98050.

Smultea, M., C. Bacon, S. Simpson, M. Blees, and D. Steckler. 2013. Request for Incidental Harassment Authorization for the Non-Lethal Taking of Whales and Seals in Conjunction with a Proposed Marine 2D Seismic Program Chukchi Sea, Alaska, 2013. Prepared by Smultea Environmental Sciences and ASRC Energy Service for TGS-NOPEC. Submitted to National Marine Fisheries Service, Silver Spring, MD.

Smultea, M.A., and C.E. Bacon. 2013. Aerial Surveys Conducted in the SOCAL OPAREA from 01 August 2012 to 31 July 2013 – Final Report. Prepared for Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, HI.  Submitted to Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest (NAVFAC SW), EV5 Environmental, San Diego, CA 92132 under Contract No. N62470-10-D-3011-XE23 issued to HDR, Inc., San Diego, CA.

Smultea, M.A., and C.E. Bacon. 2012. A comprehensive report of aerial marine mammal monitoring in the Southern California Range Complex: 2008-2012. Prepared for Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Submitted to Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest (NAVFAC SW), EV5 Environmental, San Diego, 92132 under Contract No. N62470-10-D-3011 issued to HDR, Inc., San Diego, CA.