Published Datasets

Published Datasets

Iorio-Merlo, V., Graham, I.M., Hewitt, R.C., Aarts, G., Pirotta, E., Hastie, G.D. & Thompson, P.M. (2022) Prey encounters and spatial memory influence use of foraging patches in a marine central place forager. Proceedings of the Royal Society BData available at: and github

Cheney, B.J., Dale, J., Thompson, P.M. & Quick, N.J. (2022) Spy in the sky: a method to identify pregnant small cetaceans. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation. Data available at:   

Fernandez-Betelu, O., Graham, I.M., Brookes, K.L., Cheney, B.J., Barton, T.R., Thompson, P.M. (2021) Far-field effects of impulsive noise on coastal bottlenose dolphins. Frontiers in Marine Science. Data available at:

Benhemma-Le Gall, A., Graham, I.M., Merchant, N.D. & Thompson, P.M. (2021) Broad-Scale Responses of Harbor Porpoises to Pile-Driving and Vessel Activities During Offshore Windfarm Construction. Frontiers in Marine Science. Data available at:

Thompson, P.M., Graham, I.M., Cheney, B., Barton, T.R., Farcas, A., Merchant, N.D. (2020) Balancing risks of injury and disturbance to marine mammals when pile driving at offshore windfarms. Ecological Solutions & Evidence. Data available at: doi:10.5061/dryad.34tmpg4hs

Graham, I.M., Merchant, N.D., Farcas, A., Barton, T.R., Cheney, B., Bono, S. & Thompson, P.M. (2019) Harbour porpoise responses to pile-driving diminish over time. Royal Society Open Science. Data available at:

Fernandez-Betelu, O., Graham, I.M., Cornulier, T., & Thompson, P.M. (2019) Fine scale spatial variability in the influence of environmental cycles on the occurrence of dolphins at coastal sites. Data available at:

Graham, I.M., Pirotta, E., Merchant, N.D., Farcas, A., Barton, T.R., Cheney, B., Hastie, G.D. & Thompson, P.M. (2017) Responses of bottlenose dolphins and harbour porpoises to impact and vibration piling noise during harbour construction. Ecosphere. Data available at:

Quick, N.J., Cheney, B., Thompson, P.M., & Hammond, P.S. (2017) Can the camera lie? A non-permanent nick in a bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). Aquatic Mammals. Data available at: doi:10.5061/dryad.t2462

Williamson, L.D., Brookes, K.L., Scott, B.E., Graham, I.M., Bradbury, G., Hammond, P.S. & Thompson, P.M. (2016) Echolocation detections and digital video surveys provide reliable estimates of the relative density of harbour porpoises. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. Data available at: doi:10.5061/dryad.cf04g

Thompson, P.M., Brookes, K.L. & Cordes, L.S. (2014) Integrating passive acoustic and visual data to model spatial patterns of occurrence in coastal dolphins. ICES J. Mar. Sci. Data available at: doi:10.5061/dryad.3dd4d

Pirotta, E., Thompson, P.M., Miller, P.I., Brookes, K.L., Cheney, B, Barton, T.R., Graham, I.M. & Lusseau, D. (2014) Scale-dependent foraging ecology of a marine top predator modelled using passive acoustic data. Data available at:

Thompson, P.M., Brookes, K.L., Graham, I.M., Barton, T.R., Needham, K., Bradbury, G. & Merchant, N.D. (2013) Short-term disturbance by a commercial two-dimensional seismic survey does not lead to long-term displacement of harbour porpoises. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B. Data available at: doi:10.5061/dryad.hv4db

Durban, J.W. & Elston, D.A. (2005) Mark-recapture with occasion and individual effects: abundance estimation through Bayesian model selection in a fixed dimensional parameter space. Journal of Agricultural, Biological & Environmental Statistics 10: 291-305.