Publications

My publications are listed below, with links to the actual papers where available. My complete CV can be downloaded here [PDF].

Urmy, S.S. , C.E. Williamson, T.H. Leach, S.G. Schladow, E.P. Overholt, J.D. Warren (2016). Wildfire smoke changes the vertical distribution of zooplankton in an oligotrophic lake by reducing ultraviolet radiation. Geophysical Research Letters 43, doi:10.1002/2016GL068533.
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Urmy, S.S. and J.K. Horne (2016). Multi-scale responses of micronekton to environmental variability in Monterey Bay, California. In press, Deep Sea Research I. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2016.04.004
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Williamson, C.E., E.P. Overholt, J.A. Brentrup, R.M. Pilla, T.H. Leach, S.G. Schladow, J.D. Warren, S.S. Urmy, S. Sadro, S. Chandra, P.J. Neale (2016). Sentinel responses to droughts, wildfires, and floods: effects of UV radiation on lakes and their ecosystem services. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 14 (2), 102-109.
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Parker-Stetter, S.L., J.K. Horne, S.S. Urmy, R.A. Heintz, L.B. Eisner, E.V. Farley (2015). Vertical distribution of age-0 pollock during late summer: biophysical coupling or ontogenic shift? Marine and Coastal Fisheries 7 (1) 349-369.
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Urmy, S.S., J.K. Horne, D.H. Barbee (2012). Measuring the vertical distributional variability of pelagic fauna in Monterey Bay. ICES Journal of Marine Science 69 (2), 184-196.
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Horne, J.K., S.S. Urmy, D.H. Barbee (2010). Using sonar to describe temporal patterns of oceanic organisms from the MARS Observatory. IEEE Oceans2010.
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Presentations

(* indicates speaker)

Urmy, S.S.* Marine and atmospheric foraging ecology: Seabirds and fish on radar and sonar. Stony Brook University School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences Recruitment Symposium, March 2016.

Urmy, S.S.* Animal movement in the field of desire: Theory and measurements for populationlevel movement models. Workshop on movement ecology, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, Front Royal, Virginia, September 2014.

Urmy, S.S.* and J.D. Warren. Indirect calibration of backscatter measurements from acoustic Doppler current profilers, with application to Antarctic krill biomass estimation. ICES Working Group on Fisheries Acoustics Science and Technology, New Bedford, MA, May 2014.

Urmy, S.S.* and J.D. Warren. Model-based and in-situ observations of high-frequency (10s-100s kHz) acoustic scattering from multiple targets. Acoustical Society of America, Providence, RI, May 2014.

Urmy, S.S.* Deterministic behavior in a stochastic environment can yield animal trajectories with Lévy flight properties. Stony Brook University School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences Graduate Student Symposium, January 2012.

Parker-Stetter, S.L.,* J.K. Horne, E. Farley, S.S. Urmy, L. Eisner. Evolving perceptions of
forage fish distributions in the SE Bering Sea. Alaska Marine Science Symposium,
Anchorage, AK, January 2012.

Urmy, S.S.,* J.K. Horne, and D.H. Barbee. Metrics to characterize vertical distributions of
aquatic animals in large acoustic datasets. Acoustical Society of America, Workshop on Acoustic Challenges in Aquatic Ecosystem Assessment, Seattle, WA, May 2011.

Barbee, D.H.,* J.K. Horne, S.S. Urmy, and R.B. Kreisberg. Interfacing a scientific echosounder with a cabled ocean observatory. Acoustical Society of America, Seattle, WA, May 2011.

Urmy, S.S.,* J.K. Horne, and D.H. Barbee. Pelagic bio-physical coupling in Monterey Bay. ICES Working Group on Fisheries Acoustics Science and Technology, Reykjavik, Iceland, May 2011.

Urmy, S.S.,* J.K. Horne, and D.H. Barbee. Temporal variability in the vertical distribution of pelagic animals in Monterey Bay. School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences Graduate Student Symposium, Seattle, WA, November 2010.

Horne, J.K., S.S. Urmy,* and D.H. Barbee. Using sonar to describe temporal patterns of oceanic organisms from the MARS Observatory, IEEE Oceans 2010, Seattle, WA, September 2010.

Urmy, S.S.,* J.K. Horne, and D.H. Barbee. Temporally-indexed patterns of pelagic fauna in Monterey Bay. ICES Working Group on Fisheries Acoustics Science and Technology, San Diego, CA, April 2010.

Urmy, S.S.* Monterey Bay midwater ecology: Long-term observations of the mesopelagic from the DEIMOS sonar observatory. School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences Graduate Student Symposium, Seattle, WA, November 2009.