Peer-reviewed, conference proceedings, popular articles and internal reports, (excludes clients’ confidential reports):
Todd, V.L.G., Jiang, J., and Ruffert, M. (2019): Potential audibility of three Acoustic Harassment Devices (AHDs) to marine mammals in Scotland, UK. International Journal of Acoustics and Vibration 24, 792-800.
Lücke, K., Clement, D., Todd, VLG., Williamson, LD., Johnston, O., Floerl, L., Cox, SE., Todd, IB., & McPherson, CR. (2019) Potential Impacts of Petroleum and Mineral Exploration and Production on Hector’s and Māui Dolphins. Document 01725, Version 1.0. Technical report by JASCO Applied Sciences, Cawthron Institute, and Ocean Science Consulting Ltd. for the Department of Conservation, New Zealand.
McLean, D., Gates, A., Benfield, M., Bond, T., Booth, D., Bunce, M., Fowler, A., Harvey, E., Macreadie, PI., Rouse, S., Parsons, M., Partridge, J., Pattiaratchi, C., Thomson , P., Todd, VLG., & Jones, D. (under review) Enhancing the global scientific value of industry remotely operated vehicles (ROVs). Frontiers in Marine Science.
Williamson, BJ., Fraser, S., Williamson, LD., Nikora, V., & Scott, BE. (2019) Predictable changes in fish school characteristics due to a tidal turbine support structure. Renewable Energy 141, 1092-1102.
Todd, VLG., Williamson, LD., Cox, SE., Todd, IB., & Macreadie, PI. (2019) Characterising the first wave of fish and invertebrate colonisation on a new offshore petroleum platform. ICES Journal of Marine Science fsz077.
Todd, VLG., & Williamson, LD. (2019) Habitat usage of Daubenton’s bat (Myotis daubentonii), common pipistrelle (Pipistrellus pipistrellus), and soprano pipistrelle (Pipistrellus pygmaeus) in a North Wales upland river catchment. Ecology and Evolution 9, 4853-4863.
Todd, VLG., Jiang, J., & Ruffert, MR. (2019) Potential audibility of three Acoustic Harassment Devices (AHDs) to marine mammals in Scotland, UK. International Journal of Acoustics and Vibration. In press.
Ruffert, M., Todd, VLG., & Todd, IB. (2019) Presentation of binning-based inter-click interval data from passive acoustic monitoring of free-ranging harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena). The International Journal of Acoustics and Vibration. In press.
Fowler, AM., Jørgensen, AM., Svendsen, JC., Macreadie, PI., Jones, DO., Boon, AR., Booth, DJ., Brabant, R., Callahan, E., Claisse, JT., Dahlgren, TG., Degraer, S., Dokken, QR., Gill, AB., Johns, DG., Leewis, RJ., Lindeboom, HJ., Linden, O., May, R., Murk, AJ., Ottersen, G., Schroeder, DM., Shastri, SM., Teilmann, J., Todd, VLG., Van Hoey, G., Vanaverbeke, J., & Coolen, JW. (2018) Environmental benefits of leaving offshore infrastructure in the ocean Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 16, 571-578.
Todd, VLG., Lavallin, EW., & Macreadie, PI. (2018) Quantitative analysis of fish and invertebrate assemblage dynamics in association with a North Sea oil and gas installation complex. Marine Environmental Research. Marine Environmental Research 142, 69-79.
Todd, VLG., & Waters, DA (2017) Small scale habitat preferences of Myotis daubentonii, Pipistrellus pipistrellus, and potential aerial prey in an upland river valley. Acta Chiropterologica 19, 255-272.
Todd, VLG. (2016) Mitigation of underwater anthropogenic noise and marine mammals: the ‘death of a thousand’cuts and/or mundane adjustment? Marine Pollution Bulletin Editorial 102, 1-3.
Todd, VLG., Warley JC. & Todd IB. (2016) Meals on wheels? A decade of megafaunal visual and acoustic observations from offshore Oil & Gas rigs and platforms in the North and Irish Seas. PLoS One, 11(4): e0153320.
Jiang, J., Todd, VLG., Gardiner, JC. & Todd, IB. (2015) Measurements of underwater conductor hammering noise: compliance with the German UBA limit and relevance to the harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena). Euronoise 2015. Maastricht, The Netherlands Acoustical Society of the Netherlands (NAG) and Belgian Acoustical Society (ABAV). pp. 6.
Todd, VLG., Gardiner, JC. & Todd IB. (2015) Rigs-to-reefs and porpoises: Précis of evidence to support leaving offshore installations in situ at the end of their operational lifetimes. Decommissioning of Offshore and Subsea Structures. Glasgow, UK: ASRANET Ltd. pp. 10.
Todd, VLG., Todd, IB., Gardiner, JC., & Morrin, ECN. (2015) Marine Mammal Observer and Passive Acoustic Monitoring Handbook. Pelagic Publishing Ltd, UK. Available from Pelagic Publishing, NHBS, Amazon.
Todd, VLG., Todd, IB., Gardiner, JC., Morrin, ECN., MacPherson, NA., DiMarzio, NA., & Thomsen, F. (2015) A review of impacts of marine dredging activities on marine mammals. ICES Journal of Marine Science 72, 328-340.
Ruffert, M., Todd, IB., Todd, VLG., & Gardiner, JC. (2012) Diel analysis methodology for offshore porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) echolocation using inter click intervals from PAM data. In: Proceedings of 11th European Conference on Underwater Acoustics (ECUA) (eds. by Popper A & Hawkins A). Institute of Acoustics, 2-6 July 2012, Edinburgh.
Todd, VLG. (2011) Rigs as reefs in the North Sea. International Journal of Ocean Systems November/December 2011.
Hamalainen, K. (2010) Drilling for oil: How does the US extract natural resources from the ocean floor – and is it worth the risks? Science World, 67, 8-12
Todd, VLG., & Grove, JS. (2010) First records of golden trevally (Gnathodon speciosus, Carangidae), sharp-tail mola (Masturus lanceolatus, Molidae) and evidence for white shark (Carcharodon carcharias, Lamnidae) in the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador Marine Biodiversity Records 3, e104.
Todd, VLG., Todd, IB., & Tregenza, NC. (2009) Diel echolocation activity of harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) around North Sea offshore gas installations: ICES Journal of Marine Science 66, 734 – 745.
Todd, VLG., Todd, IB., Lepper, PA., & Tregenza, NC. (2009) Echolocation activity of harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) around an offshore gas production platform-drilling rig complex. Fifth International Conference on Bio-Acoustics, 31 March – 2 April 2009, Holywell Park, Loughborough University, UK, pp. 8.
Gordon, J., Thompson, D., Gillespie, D., Lonergan, M., Calderan, S., Jaffey, B., & Todd, VLG. (2008) Acute risks to marine mammals from pile driving: an assessment of mitigation procedures, knowledge gaps and research requirements. International Scientific Meeting on Marine Renewable Energy and the Environment (MAREE), 16-17th June, 2008, Royal Institution, London, UK.
Todd, VLG., & Waters, DA. (2007) Strategy switching in the gaffing bat. Journal of Zoology 273, 106-113.
Todd, VLG., Lepper, PA., & Todd, IB. (2007) Do porpoises target offshore installations as feeding stations? 60 pp. in: Improving Environmental Performance: A Challenge for the Oil Industry. Proceedings of the International Association of Drilling Contractors. Amsterdam, the Netherlands, April 3-4th.
Gordon, J., Thompson, D., Gillespie, D., Lonergan, M., Calderan, S., Jaffey, B., & Todd, VLG. (2007) Assessment of the potential for acoustic deterrents to mitigate the impact on marine mammals of underwater noise arising from the construction of offshore wind farms, pp. 68: A report commissioned by COWRIE Ltd., SMRU Ltd, 7 Woodburn Place, KY16 8LA, St Andrews, Fife, UK. July 2007.
Turner, VLG., Lynch, SM., Paterson, L., León-Cortés, JL. & Thorpe, JP. (2002) Aggression as a function of genetic relatedness in the sea anemone Actinia equina (Anthozoa: Actiniaria). Marine Ecology Progress Series 247: 85-92.
Turner, VLG. (2002) Aspects of the ecology of Daubenton’s bat (Myotis daubentonii), the common pipistrelle (Pipistrellus pipistrellus), the soprano pipistrelle (P. pygmaeus) and their potential prey in relation to altitude. Ph.D. Thesis (Ecology & Acoustics). Department of Biology (University of Leeds) Leeds, UK, p. 250.
Turner, VLG., Waters, DA., Altringham, J., & Warren, R. (2001) Habitat preferences of Daubenton’s bats (Myotis daubentonii Kuhl 1819: Vespertilionidae) and their prey. In Z. Akbar (Ed.): 12th International Bat Research Conference, University Kebangsaan, Bangi, Malaysia. 6-8th August 2001.
Hamer, K.C. & Turner, VLG. (1997) The breeding ecology of kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla) on Skomer Island: the effects of the Sea Empress oil spill. The Island Naturalist 33: 3-5.
Turner, VLG. (1997) Underwater acoustics of the killer whale (Orcinus orca). M.Sc. thesis (Oceanography). Southampton Oceanography Centre (The University of Southampton & Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution), Southampton, UK and Woods Hole, MA, p. 102.
Graner, F. & Turner, VLG. (1994) Songs of the Sea. Killer whale recordings from Arctic Norway (free cassette). BBC Wildlife Magazine 12: (11).
Turner, VLG. (1994) Summary of current research into the interaction of cetaceans with non-passive gillnets, with emphasis on the harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena). Report to the Gesellschaft zum Schutz der Meeresäugetiere.
Turner, VLG. (1994) Summary of the threats to small and large cetaceans in the Mediterranean and Black Sea. Report to United Nations Environment Programme, Conservation of Migratory Species (UNEP/CMS) Internal Report.
Turner, VLG. (1994) Intraspecific and interspecific aggression in sea anemones of the British Isles. B.Sc. (Hons) Thesis (Marine biology). Department of Evolution and Environmental Biology, Port Erin Marine Laboratory (University of Liverpool), Port Erin, the Isle of Man, UK, p. 125.