Areas of Expertise

  • marine biology
  • marine mammal science
  • bioacoustics
  • static acoustic monitoring of cetaceans
  • remote sensing
  • statistical modelling
  • underwater surveys
  • marine renewables
  • scientific diving
  • photo-identification
  • line-transect and towed acoustic surveys

Publications

  1. & Don’t forget the porpoise: acoustic monitoring reveals fine scale temporal variation between bottlenose dolphin and harbour porpoise in Cardigan Bay SAC. Marine Biology 164(3)
  2. (2015). Development of videographic methods for measuring distance from vantage point to porpoise sightings in Ramsey Sound. Presented at Marine Energy Pembrokeshire Annual Industry Seminar 2015,
  3. & (2015). Developing marine mammal monitoring at marine renewable energy sites. Presented at THE NOC ASSOCIATION 5th ANNUAL MEETING March 2015,
  4. (2015). Design challenges for a floating hydrophone array for locating and tracking marine mammals at high tidal energy sites. Presented at Marine Energy Pembrokeshire Annual Industry Seminar 2015,
  5. & (2014). Development of marine mammal observation methods for fixed vantage point surveys in Ramsey sound .

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Supervision

  • Local and regional drivers of the trophic structuring of fish assemblages associated to seagrass throughout the Indo-Pacific (current)

    Student name:
    MRes
    Other supervisor: Dr Richard Unsworth