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  • 150,000-year palaeoclimate record from northern Ethiopia supports early, multiple dispersals of modern humans from Africa 

    Lamb, Henry; Bates, C. Richard; Bryant, Charlotte; Davies, Sarah; Huws, Dei; Marshall, Michael; Roberts, Helen (2018-01-18) - Journal article
    Climatic change is widely acknowledged to have played a role in the dispersal of modern humans out of Africa, but the timing is contentious. Genetic evidence links dispersal to climatic change ~60,000 years ago, despite ...
  • A 3D stereo camera system for precisely positioning animals in space and time 

    Macfarlane, Nicholas; Howland, Jonathan; Jensen, Frants; Tyack, Peter Lloyd (2015-04) - Journal article
    Here, we describe a portable stereo camera system that integrates a GPS receiver, an attitude sensor and 3D stereo photogrammetry to rapidly estimate the position of multiple animals in space and time. We demonstrate the ...
  • 4273π : bioinformatics education on low cost ARM hardware 

    Barker, Daniel; Ferrier, David Ellard Keith; Holland, Peter W.H.; Mitchell, John B. O.; Plaisier, Heleen; Ritchie, Michael Gordon; Smart, Steven D. (2013-08-12) - Journal article
    Background: Teaching bioinformatics at universities is complicated by typical computer classroom settings. As well as running software locally and online, students should gain experience of systems administration. For a ...
  • 50-Year Anniversary of Papers by Cormack, Jolly and Seber 

    Buckland, Stephen Terrence; Morgan, Byron J T (2016-05) - Journal item
  • Accounting for preferential sampling in species distribution models 

    Pennino, Maria Grazia; Paradinas, Iosu; Illian, Janine B.; Muñoz, Facundo; Bellido, José María; López-Quílez, Antonio; Conesa, David (2019-01-01) - Journal article
    Species distribution models (SDMs) are now being widely used in ecology for management and conservation purposes across terrestrial, freshwater, and marine realms. The increasing interest in SDMs has drawn the attention ...
  • Acoustic deterrent devices to prevent pinniped depredation : efficiency, conservation concerns and possible solutions 

    Gotz, Thomas; Janik, Vincent M. (2013-10-31) - Journal article
    Acoustic deterrent devices (ADDs) to prevent pinniped predation on fish farms and fisheries are widely used, but show highly varying success. Recently, ADDs have also been highlighted as a conservation concern due to their ...
  • Acoustic playback experiments to study behavioral responses of free-ranging marine animals to anthropogenic sound 

    Tyack, Peter Lloyd (2009-12-03) - Journal article
    Growing concern about the effects of anthropogenic sound on marine life has highlighted the need for empirical methods to study behavioral responses of marine animals to specific acoustic exposures. Some effects have been ...
  • Adapting to a warmer ocean – seasonal shift of baleen whale movements over three decades 

    Ramp, Christian; Delarue, Julian; Palsbøll, Per J; Sears, Richard; Hammond, Philip Steven (2015-03-18) - Journal article
    Global warming poses particular challenges to migratory species, which face changes to the multiple environments occupied during migration. For many species, the timing of migration between summer and winter grounds and ...
  • Addressing uncertainty in marine resource management; combining community engagement and tracking technology to characterize human behavior 

    Metcalfe, Kristian; Collins, Tim; Abernethy, Kirsten E.; Boumba, Richard; Dengui, Jean-Claude; Miyalou, Ricky; Parnell, Richard J.; Plummer, Kate E.; Russell, Debbie J. F.; Safou, Gilbert Koumba; Tilley, Dominic; Turner, Rachel A.; VanLeeuwe, Hilde; Witt, Matthew J.; Godley, Brendan J. (2017-08-14) - Journal article
    Small-scale fisheries provide an essential source of food and employment for coastal communities, yet the availability of detailed information on the spatiotemporal distribution of fishing effort to support resource ...
  • Aerial low frequency hearing in captive and free-ranging harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) using auditory brainstem responses 

    Lucke, Klaus; Hastie, Gordon Drummond; Ternes, Kerstin; McConnell, Bernie J; Moss, Simon; Russell, Deborah Jill; Weber, Heike; Janik, Vincent M. (2016-12) - Journal article
    The hearing sensitivity of 18 free-ranging and 10 captive harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) to aerial sounds was measured in the presence of typical environmental noise through auditory brainstem response measurements. A focus ...
  • An alternative method for correcting fluorescence quenching 

    Biermann, Lauren; Guinet, Christophe; Bester, Marthan; Brierley, Andrew Stuart; Boehme, Lars (2015-01-13) - Journal article
    Under high light intensity, phytoplankton protect their photosystems from bleaching through non-photochemical quenching processes. The consequence of this is suppression of fluorescence emission, which must be corrected ...
  • Amphioxus functional genomics and the origins of vertebrate gene regulation 

    Marletaz, Ferdinand; Firbas, Panos; Maeso, Ignacio; Tena, Juan; Bogdanovic, Ozren; Perry, Malcolm; Wyatt, Chris; de la Calle-Mustienes, Elisa; Bertrand, Stephanie; Burguera, Demian; Acemel, Rafael; van Heeringen, Simon; Naranjo, Silvia; Herrera-Ubeda, Carlos; Skvortsova, Ksenia; Jimenez-Gancedo, Sandra; Aldea, Daniel; Marquez, Yamile; Buono, Lorena; Kozmikova, Iryna; Permanyer, Jon; Louis, Alexandra; Albuixech-Crespo, Beatriz; Le Petillon, Yann; Leon Florian, Anthony; Subirana, Lucie; Balwierz, Piotr J.; Duckett, Paul; Farahani, Ensieh; Aury, Jean Marc; Mangenot, Sophie; Wincker, Patrick; Albalat, Ricard; Benito-Gutierrez, Elia; Canestro, Cristian; Castro, Filipe; D'Aniello, Salvatore; Ferrier, David Ellard Keith; Huang, Shengfeng; Laudet, Vincent; Marais, Gabriel; Pontarotti, Pierre; Schubert, Michael; Seitz, Herve; Somorjai, Ildiko Maureen Lara; Takahashi, Tokiharu; Mirabeau, Olivier; Xu, Anlong; Yu, Jr-Kai; Carninci, Piero; Martinez-Morales, Juan; Crollius, Hugues; Kozmik, Zbynek; Weirauch, Matt; Garcia-Fernandez, Jordi; Lister, Ryan; Lenhard, Boris; Holland, Peter; Escriva, Hector; Gomez-Skarmeta, Jose Luis; Irimia, Manuel (2018-11-21) - Journal article
    Vertebrates have greatly elaborated the basic chordate body plan and evolved highly distinctive genomes that have been sculpted by two whole-genome duplications. Here we sequence the genome of the Mediterranean amphioxus ...
  • Amphioxus regeneration : evolutionary and biomedical implications 

    Somorjai, Ildiko Maureen Lara (2017-12-21) - Journal item
    Regeneration is a variable trait in chordates, with some species capable of impressive abilities, and others of only wound healing with scarring. Regenerative capacity has been reported in the literature for 5 species from ...
  • Amphioxus sp5 is a member of a conserved SP complement, and is modulated by Wnt/β-catenin signalling 

    Dailey, Simon Christopher; Kozmikova, Iryna; Somorjai, Ildiko Maureen Lara (2017-12-21) - Journal article
    A cluster of three Specificity Protein (Sp) genes (Sp1-4, Sp5 and Sp6-9) is thought to be ancestral in both chordates and the wider Eumetazoa. Sp5 and Sp6-9 gene groups are associated with embryonic growth zones, such as ...
  • Amphioxus SYCP1 : a case of retrogene replacement and co-option of regulatory elements adjacent to the ParaHox cluster 

    Garstang, Myles G.; Ferrier, David E. K. (2018-01) - Journal article
    Retrogenes are formed when an mRNA is reverse transcribed and re-inserted into the genome in a location unrelated to the original locus. If this retrocopy inserts into a transcriptionally favourable locus and is able to ...
  • Analysing mark-recapture-recovery data in the presence of missing covariate data via multiple imputation 

    Worthington, Hannah; King, Ruth; Buckland, Stephen Terrence (2015-03) - Journal article
    We consider mark–recapture–recovery data with additional individual time-varying continuous covariate data. For such data it is common to specify the model parameters, and in particular the survival probabilities, as a ...
  • Ancient homeobox gene loss and the evolution of chordate brain and pharynx development : deductions from amphioxus gene expression 

    Butts, Thomas; Holland, Peter W.H.; Ferrier, David Ellard Keith (2010-11-22) - Journal article
    Homeobox genes encode a large superclass of transcription factors with widespread roles in animal development. Within chordates there are over 100 homeobox genes in the invertebrate cephalochordate amphioxus and over 200 ...
  • Animal Counting Toolkit : a practical guide to small-boat surveys for estimating abundance of coastal marine mammals 

    Williams, Rob; Ashe, Erin Elizabeth; Gaut, Katie; Gryba, Rowenna; Moore, Jeffrey E.; Rexstad, Eric; Sandilands, Doug; Steventon, Justin; Reeves, Randall (2017-08-10) - Journal article
    Small cetaceans (dolphins and porpoises) face serious anthropogenic threats in coastal habitats. These include bycatch in fisheries; exposure to noise, plastic and chemical pollution; disturbance from boaters; and climate ...
  • Annelid Distal-less/Dlx duplications reveal varied post-duplication fates 

    McDougall, Carmel; Korchagina, Natalia; Tobin, Johnathan; Ferrier, David Ellard Keith (2011-08-16) - Journal article
    Background: Dlx (Distal-less) genes have various developmental roles and are widespread throughout the animal kingdom, usually occurring as single copy genes in non-chordates and as multiple copies in most chordate genomes. ...
  • Annual report on the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 812/2004 during 2014 

    Northridge, Simon; Kingston, Al; Thomas, Len (European Commission, 2015-06-01) - Report