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Details of Prof. Daniel Paul Costa   


Gender male
Job title Distinguished Professor
Department Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Univserity of California, Santa Cruz ( UCSC)
100 Shaffer Rd Santa Cruz 95060
Univserity of California, Santa Cruz 100 Shaffer Rd
Santa Cruz
United States
Tel 1-831-459-2786
Fax 1-831-459-3383
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Degree Ph.D.
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Region Antarctica, North Pacific, Arctic, Australia, Galapagos
Skills/Expertise Physiological ecology of marine mammals and seabirds, foraging ecology, marine conservation, movement ecology, animal biotelemetry, marine upper trophic level ecology
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Prof. Daniel COSTA)

Gallagher, A. J., N. Hammerschlag, S. J. Cooke, D. P. Costa, and D. J. Irschick. 2015. Evolutionary theory as a tool for predicting extinction risk. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 30:61-65.
Roman, J., J. A. Estes, L. Morissette, C. Smith, D. Costa, J. McCarthy, J. B. Nation, S. Nicol, A. Pershing, and V. Smetacek. 2014. Whales as marine ecosystem engineers. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. doi:10.1890/130220
Naito, Y., D. P. Costa, T. Adachi, P. W. Robinson, M. Fowler, and A. Takahashi. 2013. Unravelling the mysteries of a mesopelagic diet: a large apex predator specializes on small prey. Functional Ecology 27:710-717.
Hamer, D. J., S. D. Goldsworthy, D. P. Costa, S. L. Fowler, B. Page, and M. D. Sumner. 2013. The endangered Australian sea lion extensively overlaps with and regularly becomes by-catch in demersal shark gill-nets in South Australian shelf waters. Biological Conservation 157:386-400.
Maxwell, S. M., E. L. Hazen, S. J. Bograd, B. S. Halpern, G. A. Breed, B. Nickel, N. M. Teutschel, L. B. Crowder, S. Benson, P. H. Dutton, H. Bailey, M. A. Kappes, C. E. Kuhn, M. J. Weise, B. Mate, S. A. Shaffer, J. L. Hassrick, R. W. Henry, L. Irvine, B. I. McDonald, P. W. Robinson, B. A. Block, and D. P. Costa. 2013. Cumulative human impacts on marine predators. Nature communications 4:2688.
New, L. F., Clark, J. S., Costa, D.P., Fleishman, E., Hindell, M.A., Klanj??ek, T., Lusseau, D., Kraus, S., McMahon, C.R., Robinson, P. W., Schick, R., Schwarz, L.K., Simmons, S. E., Thomas, L., Tyack, P. and Harwood, J. 2013. Assessing the Population-Level Effects of Disturbance. Marine Ecology Progress Series 496:99-108.
Costa, D. P., G. A. Breed, and P. W. Robinson. 2012. New Insights into Pelagic Migrations: Implications for Ecology and Conservation. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 43:73-96.
Hazen, E. L., S. Jorgensen, R. R. Rykaczewski, S. J. Bograd, D. G. Foley, I. D. Jonsen, S. A. Shaffer, J. P. Dunne, D. P. Costa, L. B. Crowder, and B. A. Block. 2012. Predicted habitat shifts of Pacific top predators in a changing climate. Nature Clim. Change 3,234?238. doi:10.1038/nclimate1686.
Hooker, S. K., A. Fahlman, M. J. Moore, N. A. de Soto, Y. B. de Quiros, A. O. Brubakk, D. P. Costa, A. M. Costidis, S. Dennison, K. J. Falke, A. Fernandez, M. Ferrigno, J. R. Fitz-Clarke, M. M. Garner, D. S. Houser, P. D. Jepson, D. R. Ketten, P. H. Kvadsheim, P. T. Madsen, N. W. Pollock, D. S. Rotstein, T. K. Rowles, S. E. Simmons, W. Van Bonn, P. K. Weathersby, M. J. Weise, T. M. Williams, and P. L. Tyack. 2012. Deadly diving? Physiological and behavioural management of decompression stress in diving mammals. Proc Biol Sci 279:1041-1050.
Hückstädt, L. A., J. M. Burns, P. L. Koch, B. I. McDonald, D. E. Crocker, and D. P. Costa. 2012. Diet of a specialist in a changing environment: the crabeater seal along the western Antarctic Peninsula. Marine Ecology Progress Series 455:287-301.
Davidson, A. D., A. G. Boyer, H. Kim, S. Pompa-Mansilla, M. J. Hamilton, D. P. Costa, G. Ceballos, and J. H. Brown. 2012. Drivers and hotspots of extinction risk in marine mammals. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:3395-3400.
Steinberg, D. K., D. G. Martinson, and D. P. Costa. 2012. Two decades of pelagic ecology of the Western Antarctic Peninsula. Oceanography 25:56-67.
Block, B. A., I. D. Jonsen, S. J. Jorgensen, A. J. Winship, S. A. Shaffer, S. J. Bograd, E. L. Hazen, D. G. Foley, G. A. Breed, A. L. Harrison, J. E. Ganong, A. Swithenbank, M. Castleton, H. Dewar, B. R. Mate, G. L. Shillinger, K. M. Schaefer, S. R. Benson, M. J. Weise, R. W. Henry, and D. P. Costa. 2011. Tracking apex marine predator movements in a dynamic ocean. Nature 475:86-90.
Costa, D. P., L. A. Huckstadt, D. E. Crocker, B. I. McDonald, M. E. Goebel, and M. A. Fedak. 2010. Approaches to Studying Climatic Change and its Role on the Habitat Selection of Antarctic Pinnipeds. Integrative and Comparative Biology 50:1018-1030.
Villegas-Amtmann, S., Simmons S. E., Kuhn C. E., Huckstadt L. A., Costa D. P. 2011. Latitudinal Range Influences the Seasonal Variation in the Foraging Behavior of Marine Top Predators. PLoS ONE 6(8):e23166. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0023166
Costa, D. P., Robinson, P. W., Arnould, J.P.Y., Harrison, A-L, Simmons, S.E., et al. 2010. Accuracy of ARGOS Locations of Pinnipeds at-Sea Estimated Using Fastloc GPS. PLoS ONE 5(1): e8677. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0008677

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Created: 2013-10-18 Last Updated: 2015-07-02 by Daniel COSTA