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Research Output 1991 2019

2019

Age-length relationships in UK harbour seals during a period of population decline

Hall, A. J., Mackey, B., Kershaw, J. L. & Thompson, P., 24 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phoca vitulina
population decline
harbor
coast
Scotland

Breeding status influences timing but not duration of moult in the Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis

Grissot, A., Graham, I. M., Quinn, L., Brathen, V. S. & Thompson, P. M., 7 Mar 2019, In : Ibis.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

molt
molting
breeding
duration
seabird

Changing distribution of the east coast of Scotland bottlenose dolphin population and the challenges of area-based management

Arso Civil, M., Quick, N. J., Cheney, B., Pirotta, E., Thompson, P. M. & Hammond, P. S., 24 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tursiops truncatus
dolphin
Scotland
estuaries
estuary
2 Downloads (Pure)

Effects of impulsive noise on marine mammals: investigating range-dependent risk

Hastie, G., Merchant, N. D., Götz, T., Russell, D. J. F., Thompson, P. & Janik, V. M., 1 Jul 2019, In : Ecological Applications. 29, 5, 10 p., e01906.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
marine mammal
pile driving
damage
underwater noise
hearing
4 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Bottle-Nosed Dolphin
Dolphins
Echolocation
Scotland
Acoustics
2 Downloads (Pure)

Harbour porpoise responses to pile-driving diminish over time

Graham, I. M., Merchant, N. D., Farcas, A., Candido Barton, T. R., Cheney, B., Bono, S. & Thompson, P. M., Jun 2019, In : Royal Society Open Science. 6, 6, 13 p., 190335.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
pile driving
porpoise
harbor
acoustics
echolocation
1 Citation (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Increasing trends in fecundity and calf survival of bottlenose dolphins in a marine protected area

Cheney, B. J., Thompson, P. M. & Cordes, L. S., 11 Feb 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 9 p., 1767.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
dolphin
fecundity
protected area
cetacean
temporal variation

Use of state-space modelling to identify ecological covariates associated with trends in pinniped demography

Caillat, M., Thompson, P., Matthiopoulos, J. & Smout, S., 21 Mar 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pinniped
demography
seals
Muraenidae
Phoca vitulina
2 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Variations in age- and sex-specific survival rates help explain population trend in a discrete marine mammal population

Arso Civil, M., Cheney, B., Quick, N. J., Islas-Villanueva, V., Graves, J. A., Janik, V. M., Thompson, P. M. & Hammond, P. S., Jan 2019, In : Ecology and Evolution. 9, 1, p. 533-544 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
marine mammal
marine mammals
survival rate
gender
calves
2018
4 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Central place foragers and moving stimuli: a hidden-state model to discriminate the processes affecting movement

Pirotta, E., Edwards, E. W. J., New, L. & Thompson, P., Jul 2018, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 87, 4, p. 1116-1125 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
fishing boats
boats
foraging
fishing
birds
stranding
ecological value
monitoring
seasonal variation
Phocoena phocoena
4 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

Laser photogrammetry reveals variation in growth and early survival in free-ranging bottlenose dolphins

Cheney, B., Wells, R. S., Barton, T. R. & Thompson, P. M., Jun 2018, In : Animal Conservation. 21, 3, p. 252-261 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
dolphin
photogrammetry
laser
growth curve
cetacean
10 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Predicting the impacts of anthropogenic disturbances on marine populations

Nabe-Nielsen, J., van Beest, F. M., Grimm, V., Sibly, R. M., Teilmann, J. & Thompson, P. M., 2018, In : Conservation Letters. 11, 5, 12563.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
anthropogenic activities
disturbance
animal
porpoise
wind farm
15 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

The rate of telomere loss is related to maximum lifespan in birds

Tricola, G. M., Simons, M. J. P., Atema, E., Boughton, R. K., Brown, J. L., Dearborn, D. C., Divoky, G., Eimes, J. A., Huntington, C. E., Kitaysky, A. S., Juola, F. A., Lank, D. B., Litwa, H. P., Mulder, E. G. A., Nisbet, I. C. T., Okanoya, K., Safran, R. J., Schoech, S. J., Schreiber, E. A., Thompson, P. M. & 6 othersVerhulst, S., Wheelwright, N. T., Winkler, D. W., Young, R., Vleck, C. M. & Haussmann, M. F., 5 Mar 2018, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 373, 1741, 20160445.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
telomeres
Telomere
Birds
bird
birds
2017
6 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

A new approach to estimate fecundity rate from inter-birth intervals

Arso Civil, M., Cheney, B., Quick, N. J., Thompson, P. M. & Hammond, P. S., Apr 2017, In : Ecosphere. 8, 4, e01796.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
birth interval
fecundity
Tursiops truncatus
dolphin
longitudinal studies

Can the Camera Lie? A Nonpermanent Nick in a Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)

Quick, N. J., Cheney, B. J., Thompson, P. M. & Hammond, P. S., 12 Mar 2017, In : Aquatic Mammals. 43, 2, p. 156-161 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Phocoena
Phocoena phocoena
porpoise
diurnal variation
Ecosystem
4 Citations (Scopus)
14 Downloads (Pure)

Responses of bottlenose dolphins and harbour porpoises to impact and vibration piling noise during harbour construction

Graham, I. M., Pirotta, E., Merchant, N. D., Farcas, A., Barton, T. R., Cheney, B., Hastie, G. D. & Thompson, P. M., May 2017, In : Ecosphere. 8, 5, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Phocoena phocoena
porpoise
Tursiops truncatus
dolphin
vibration
2016
14 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Echolocation detections and digital video surveys provide reliable estimates of the relative density of harbour porpoises

Williamson, L. D., Brookes, K. L., Scott, B. E., Graham, I. M., Bradbury, G., Hammond, P. S. & Thompson, P. M., Jul 2016, In : Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 7, 7, p. 762-769 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
echolocation
Phocoena phocoena
porpoise
harbor
acoustics
181 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Phenological sensitivity to climate across taxa and trophic levels

Thackeray, S. J., Henrys, P. A., Hemming, D., Bell, J. R., Botham, M. S., Burthe, S., Helaouet, P., Johns, D. G., Jones, I. D., Leech, D. I., Mackay, E. B., Massimino, D., Atkinson, S., Bacon, P. J., Brereton, T. M., Carvalho, L., Clutton-Brock, T. H., Duck, C., Edwards, M., Elliott, J. M. & 11 othersHall, S. J. G., Harrington, R., Pearce-Higgins, J. W., Hoye, T. T., Kruuk, L. E. B., Pemberton, J. M., Sparks, T. H., Thompson, P. M., White, I., Winfield, I. J. & Wanless, S., 14 Jul 2016, In : Nature. 535, 7611, p. 241-245 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
trophic level
climate
climate change
ecosystem function
temperature
3 Citations (Scopus)

Soundscape and Noise Exposure Monitoring in a Marine Protected Area Using Shipping Data and Time-Lapse Footage

Merchant, N. D., Pirotta, E., Barton, T. R. & Thompson, P. M., 2016, The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life II. Popper, A. & Hawkins, A. (eds.). Springer , p. 705-712 8 p. (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology (AEMB); vol. 875).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Noise
Bottle-Nosed Dolphin
Information Storage and Retrieval
Acoustics
Information Systems
1 Citation (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

State-space modelling of geolocation data reveals sex differences in the use of management areas by breeding northern fulmars

Edwards, E. W. J., Quinn, L. R. & Thompson, P. M., 1 Dec 2016, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 53, 6, p. 1880–1889 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
31 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Underwater noise modelling for environmental impact assessment

Farcas, A., Thompson, P. M. & Merchant, N. D., Feb 2016, In : Environmental impact assessment review. 57, p. 114-122 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
1 Citation (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Validating the use of intrinsic markers in body feathers to identify inter-individual differences in non-breeding areas of northern fulmars

Quinn, L. R., Meharg, A. A., van Franeker, J. A., Graham, I. M. & Thompson, P. M., Mar 2016, In : Marine Biology. 163, p. 1-12 12 p., 64.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
feather
feathers
seabird
foraging
seabirds
2015
16 Citations (Scopus)
dolphin
animal
individual variation
summer
home range
9 Citations (Scopus)

Integrating passive acoustic and visual data to model spatial patterns of occurrence in coastal dolphins

Thompson, P. M., Brookes, K. L. & Cordes, L. S., Jan 2015, In : ICES Journal of Marine Science. 72, 2, p. 651-660 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dolphin
dolphins
acoustics
Tursiops truncatus
spatial variation
26 Citations (Scopus)

Intrinsic and extrinsic drivers of activity budgets in sympatric grey and harbour seals

Russell, D. J. F., McClintock, B. T., Matthiopoulos, J., Thompson, P. M., Thompson, D., Hammond, P. S., Jones, E. L., MacKenzie, M. L., Moss, S. & McConnell, B. J., Nov 2015, In : Oikos. 124, 11, p. 1462-1472 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Investigating individual growth rates in wild bottlenose dolphins using remote laser photogrammetry

Cheney, B., Wells, R. S. & Thompson, P. M., Dec 2015. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
photogrammetry
Tursiops truncatus
lasers
calves
demography
8 Citations (Scopus)

Mark-resight estimates of seasonal variation in harbor seal abundance and site fidelity

Cordes, L. S. & Thompson, P. M., Jul 2015, In : Population Ecology. 57, 3, p. 467-472 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Parallel declines in survival of adult Northern Fulmars Fulmarus glacialis at colonies in Scotland and Ireland

Cordes, L. S., Hedworth, H. E., Cabot, D., Cassidy, M. & Thompson, P. M., Jul 2015, In : Ibis. 157, 3, p. 631-636 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting the effects of human developments on individual dolphins to understand potential long-term population consequences

Pirotta, E., Harwood, J., Thompson, P. M., New, L., Cheney, B., Arso, M., Hammond, P. S., Donovan, C. & Lusseau, D., Nov 2015, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. B, Biological Sciences. 282, 1818, 9 p., 20152109.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dolphins
human development
Human Development
dolphin
dolphins
65 Citations (Scopus)

Quantifying the effect of boat disturbance on bottlenose dolphin foraging activity

Pirotta, E., Merchant, N. D., Thompson, P. M., Barton, T. R. & Lusseau, D., Jan 2015, In : Biological Conservation. 181, p. 82-89 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tursiops truncatus
boats
dolphin
foraging
disturbance
2014
66 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing environmental impacts of offshore wind farms: lessons learned and recommendations for the future.

Bailey, H., Brookes, K. L. & Thompson, P. M., 14 Sep 2014, In : Aquatic Biosystems. 10, 8, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
wind power
wind farm
environmental impact
turbines
environmental law
5 Citations (Scopus)

Importance of accounting for phylogenetic dependence in multi-species mark-recapture studies

Abadi, F., Barbraud, C., Besson, D., Bried, J., Crochet, P-A., Delord, K., Forcada, J., Grosbois, V., Phillips, R. A., Sagar, P., Thompson, P., Waugh, S., Weimerskirch, H., Wood, A. G. & Gimenez, O., 10 Feb 2014, In : Ecological Modelling. 273, p. 236-241 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term trends in the use of a protected area by small cetaceans in relation to changes in population status.

Cheney, B., Corkrey, R., Durban, J. W., Grellier, K., Hammond, P. S., Islas-Villanueva, V., Janik, V. M., Lusseau, S. M., Parsons, K. M., Quick, N. J., Wilson, B. & Thompson, P. M., Dec 2014, In : Global Ecology and Conservation. 2, p. 118-128 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
cetacean
protected area
conservation areas
dolphin
conservation status
9 Citations (Scopus)
16 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling harbour seal habitat by combining data from multiple tracking systems

Bailey, H., Hammond, P. S. & Thompson, P. M., Jan 2014, In : Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 450, p. 30-39 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Monitoring ship noise to assess the impact of coastal developments on marine mammals

Merchant, N. D., Pirotta, E., Barton, T. R. & Thompson, P. M., 15 Jan 2014, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 78, 1-2, p. 85-95 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
coastal development
Mammals
marine mammal
marine mammals
ships
33 Citations (Scopus)

Scale-dependent foraging ecology of a marine top predator modelled using passive acoustic data

Pirotta, E., Thompson, P. M., Miller, P. I., Brookes, K. L., Cheney, B., Barton, T. R., Graham, I. M. & Lusseau, D., Feb 2014, In : Functional Ecology. 28, 1, p. 206-217 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

State-space modelling reveals proximate causes of harbour seal population declines

Matthiopoulos, J., Cordes, L., Mackey, B., Thompson, D., Duck, C., Smout, S., Caillat, M. & Thompson, P., Jan 2014, In : Oecologia. 174, 1, p. 151-162 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

The importance of developing modeling frameworks to inform conservation decisions: a response to Lonergan

Matthiopoulos, J., Smout, S., Caillat, M., Cordes, L., Mackey, B. & Thompson, P., Aug 2014, In : Oecologia. 175, 4, p. 1069-1071 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

38 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

Variation in harbour porpoise activity in response to seismic survey noise

Pirotta, E., Brookes, K. L., Graham, I. M. & Thompson, P. M., 21 May 2014, In : Biology Letters. 10, 5, 4 p., 20131090.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
2013
12 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of fatty acids and fatty alcohols reveals seasonal and sex-specific changes in the diets of seabirds

Owen, E., Daunt, F., Moffat, C., Elston, D. A., Wanless, S. & Thompson, P., Apr 2013, In : Marine Biology. 160, 4, p. 987-999 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)

Analyzing temporally correlated dolphin sightings data using generalized estimating equations

Bailey, H. R., Corkrey, R., Cheney, B. J. & Thompson, P. M., Jan 2013, In : Marine Mammal Science. 29, 1, p. 123-141 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dolphin
dolphins
marine mammals
marine mammal
Tursiops truncatus

Assessing behavioural responses of small cetaceans to seismic surveys

Thompson, P., 1 Dec 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

cetacean
seismic survey
behavioral response
habitats
air gun
38 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Framework for assessing impacts of pile-driving noise from offshore wind farm construction on a harbour seal population

Thompson, P. M., Hastie, G. D., Nedwell, J., Barham, R., Brookes, K. L., Cordes, L. S., Bailey, H. & McLean, N., Nov 2013, In : Environmental impact assessment review. 43, p. 73-85 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
pile driving
wind farm
marine mammal
harbor
farm
46 Citations (Scopus)

Integrating multiple data sources to assess the distribution and abundance of bottlenose dolphins Tursiops truncatus in Scottish waters

Cheney, B. J., Thompson, P. M., Ingram, S. N., Hammond, P. S., Stevick, P. T., Durban, J. W., Culloch, R. M., Elwen, S. H., Mandleberg, L., Janik, V. M., Quick, N. J., Islas-Villanueva, V., Robinson, K. P., Costa, M., Eisfeld, S. M., Walters, A., Phillips, C., Weir, C. R., Evans, P. G. H., Anderwald, P. & 3 othersReid, R. J., Reid, J. B. & Wilson, B., Jan 2013, In : Mammal Review. 43, 1, p. 71-88 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bottle-Nosed Dolphin
Tursiops truncatus
Information Storage and Retrieval
dolphin
Water
51 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling the biological significance of behavioural change in coastal bottlenose dolphins in response to disturbance

New, L. F., Harwood, J., Thomas, L., Donovan, C., Clark, J. S., Hastie, G., Thompson, P. M., Cheney, B., Scott-Hayward, L. & Lusseau, D., Apr 2013, In : Functional Ecology. 27, 2, p. 314-322 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Predictions from harbor porpoise habitat association models are confirmed by long-term passive acoustic monitoring

Brookes, K. L., Bailey, H. & Thompson, P. M., Sep 2013, In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 134, 3, p. 2523-2533 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Short-term disturbance by a commercial two-dimensional seismic survey does not lead to long-term displacement of harbour porpoises

Thompson, P. M., Brookes, K. L., Graham, I. M., Barton, T. R., Needham, K., Bradbury, G. & Merchant, N. D., 22 Nov 2013, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. B, Biological Sciences. 280, 1771, 8 p., 20132001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Phocoena
Phocoena phocoena
porpoise
seismic survey
Ports and harbors