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Brief CV

Employment

2012-14 Research Scientist (Marine Fauna)                            Dept Environment and Conservation

2010-11  A/Senior Zoologist                                                     Dept Environment and Conservation

2009      Senior Technical Officer                                             Dept Environment and Conservation

2006      A/Wetlands Conservation Co-ordinator                      Dept Environment and Conservation

2005      Project Officer                                                             Dept Environment and Conservation

2004      Curriculum Writer                                                        Dept Environment and Conservation

2004      Education Officer                                                        Rottnest Island Authority

2003      Environmental Consultant                                           Applied Ecology Solutions, Victoria

2002      Research Officer                                                         Centre for Whale Research, W.A.

2000      Research Officer                                                         Fisheries Western Australia

 

Research Experience

2006      Research Assistant                                                       Pendoley Consultancy Ltd, W.A.

2004      Graduate Fellow                                                           CSIRO Laboratory, Perth,W.A.

2003      Research Assistant                                                       NSW Parks & Wildlife Service

2002      Research Assistant                                                       Macquarie University, NSW

2002      Research Assistant                                                       South Australia National Parks

2001       Research Assistant                                                       Conservation & Land Management

1999       Research Assistant                                                       Underwater World Aquarium

           

 

Academic Qualifications

2012                      PhD Marine Biology, Murdoch University

2001                      First Class Honours Marine Science, Murdoch University

1999                      Bachelor of Science (Environmental & Marine Science), Murdoch University

 

Conference presentations

2013      Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Dunedin, New Zealand

2009      Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Quebec, Canada

2007      Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Cape town, South Africa.

2003      Australian Marine Sciences Association Conference, Brisbane
 

Awards

2010       MURS Scholarship

2000      Robert Hammond Scholarship

1997       Earthwatch Fellowship

 

Committee Representation

2011-13   National Tropical Inshore Dolphin Steering Committee

2012       WA Sea Turtle Symposium Organising Committee

2010       Water Quality Improvement Plan Advisory Committee for the Leschenault Estuary

2006      Wetlands Conservation Committee

 

Professional memberships

Australian Marine Science Association

Society of Marine Mammals

 

Additional information

  • Proficient in the operation of Windows Microsoft Office, ArcGIS, MARK, Endnote.
  • Current C Class drivers license for manual and automatic vehicles.
  • Certified Rescue Scuba Diver & Restricted Coxswains vessel certification.
  • Able to operate: GPS, depthsounder, rangefinders, binoculars, night vision headset, theodolite, hydrophone, digital camera, pH & conductivity meters, VHF radio, small boats.

Publications (18)

Departmental Publications (18)

Found 18 items

2016

Manlik O, McDonald JA, Mann J, Raudino HC, Bejder L, Krützen M et al. (2016). The relative importance of reproduction and survival for the conservation of two dolphin populations. Ecology and Evolution 6, pp. 3496–3512

Raudino H, Rob D, Barnes P, Mau R, Wilson E, Gardner S et al. [Waples K] (2016). Whale shark behavioural responses to tourism interactions in Ningaloo Marine Park and implications for future management. Conservation Science Western Australia 10, pp. 1–7

Smith H, Frère C, Kobryn H, Bejder L (2016). Dolphin sociality, distribution and calving as important behavioural patterns informing management. Animal Conservation 19, pp. 462–471

Smith HC, Sprogis KR (2016). Seasonal feeding on giant cuttlefish (Sepia apama) by Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in south-western Australia. Australian Journal of Zoology 64, pp. 8–13

Sprogis KR, Pollock KH, Raudino HC, Allen SJ, Kopps AM, Manlik O et al. (2016). Sex-specific patterns in abundance, temporary emigration and survival of Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in coastal and estuarine waters. Frontiers in Marine Science 3, pp. 1–15

Sprogis KR, Raudino HC, Rankin R, Macleod CD, Bejder L (2016). Home range size of adult Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in a coastal and estuarine system is habitat and sex-specific. Marine Mammal Science 32, pp. 287–308

2015

Severin C, Raudino H (2015). Dorsal fin identification sheet: species, bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus); species, Australian humpback dolphins (Sousa sahulensis): Onslow and Thevenard Island. Department of Parks and Wildlife, Kensington, WA. 3 p.

Waples K, Raudino H (2015). Wheatstone Project C: understanding and managing critical habitat for marine mammals in the Pilbara: annual report, 2014/15. Department of Parks and Wildlife, Kensington, WA. 12 p.

2014

Groom CJ, Coughran D, Smith HC (2014). Records of beaked whales (family Ziphiidae) in Western Australian waters. Marine Biodiversity Records 7, pp. 1–13

2013

Coughran DK, Gales NJ, Smith HC (2013). A note on the spike in recorded mortality of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in Western Australia. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 13,

Krzyszczyk E, Kopps AM, Bacher K, Smith H, Stephens N, Meighan NA et al. (2013). A report on six cases of seagrass-associated gastric impaction in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops sp.). Marine Mammal Science 29, pp. 548–554

Prince B, Whiting S, Raudino H, Vitenbergs A, Pendoley K (eds) (2013). Proceedings of the First Western Australian Marine Turtle Symposium, 28-29th August 2012. Department of Parks and Wildlife, Kensington, WA. 57 p.

Prince B, Whiting S, Raudino H, Vitenbergs A, Pendoley K (eds) (2013). Proceedings of the First Western Australian Marine Turtle Symposium, 28-29th August 2012. Department of Parks and Wildlife, Kensington, WA. 65 p.

Smith HC, Pollock K, Waples K, Bradley S, Bejder L (2013). Use of the robust design to estimate seasonal abundance and demographic parameters of a coastal bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops aduncus) population.. PLoS One 8, pp. 1–10

Whiting S, Raudino H, Crane K (2013). The North West Shelf Flatback Turtle Conservation Program (NWSFTCP) (ABSTRACT). In Proceedings of the First Western Australian Marine Turtle Symposium, 28-29th August 2012 p. 39

2011

Smith H, Pollock K, Waples K, Bradley S, Bejder L (2011). Use of the Robust Design model to estimate abundance and demographic parameters for a coastal bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops aduncus) population (ABSTRACT). In Australian Marine Sciences Association, 48th Annual Conference, 3rd-7th July 2011: Book of Abstracts p. 185

2008

Smith H, Samuels A, Bradley S (2008). Reducing risky interactions between tourists and free-ranging dolphins (Tursiops sp.) in an artificial feeding program at Monkey Mia, Western Australia. Tourism Management 29, pp. 994–1001

2007

Allen S, Smith H, Waples K, Harcourt R (2007). The voluntary code of conduct for dolphin watching in Port Stephens, Australia: is self-regulation an effective management tool?. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 9, pp. 159–166