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6 09, 2019

SMRU Special Issue of Aquatic Conservation: Celebrating SMRU’s 40th Anniversary!

By |2019-09-06T13:01:48+00:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: Publications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

To celebrate 40 years since the world famous Sea Mammal Research Unit (SMRU) was established, Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems have today released their latest edition, but this edition is extra special as it honours SMRU’s 40th anniversary by only including manuscripts from work led by researchers at SMRU. The journal has manuscripts covering SMRU’s investigations of many [...]

23 02, 2017

How to monitor for population effects of noise?

By |2017-02-23T08:44:57+00:00February 23rd, 2017|Categories: PCoD, Workshop|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Next week, we’re hosting a workshop to identify monitoring priorities for assessing population consequences of disturbance! […]

14 09, 2016

Population effects of Navy sonar on marine mammals?

By |2019-03-22T12:02:40+00:00September 14th, 2016|Categories: PCoD, Research & Development, SMRUC Europe, SMRUC North America, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We’re delighted to announce the release of two reports that we’ve produced working with the Office of Naval Research, exploring how the interim Populations Consequences of Disturbance (iPCoD) might be adapted to explore the population level effects of Navy exercises on marine mammal populations. In this study we focused on populations of Blainville’s beaked whales and [...]

5 10, 2015

Photos for fingerprints

By |2015-10-05T08:05:28+00:00October 5th, 2015|Categories: PCoD, SMRUC Europe, SMRUC North America|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Photo identification is a commonly used technique in studying marine mammals, for population estimation and deriving population demographic rates (e.g. survival rates, fertility rates). All of these are valuable inputs to PCOD models. Many whale and dolphin species can be identified for long lasting features by taking photos. Eric Hoyt wrote a really nice piece with [...]