Peer-reviewed publications

(watch this space for regular updates – there are many papers in the pipeline…….)

  • Antunes, A., P.H. Kvadsheim, F.P.A. Lam, P.L. Tyack, L. Thomas, P.J. Wensveen and P.J.O. Miller. 2014. High thresholds for avoidance of sonar by free-ranging long-finned pilot whales (Globicephala melas). Marine Pollution Bulletin, 83(1): 165-180.
  • Arranz, P., DeRuiter, S.L., Stimpert, A.K., Neves, S., Friedlaender, A.S., Goldbogen, J.A., Visser, F.,  Calambokidis, J., Southall, B.L. & Tyack, P.L. 2016. Discrimination of fast click series produced by tagged Risso’s dolphins (Grampus griseus) for echolocation or communication.  Journal of Experimental Biology,  219, 2898-2907. DOI: 10.1242/jeb.144295
  • Curé, C., Doksaeter-Sivle, L., Visser, F., Wensveen, P.J., Isojunno, S., Harris, C.M., Kvadsheim, P., Lam, F.P.A. & Miller, P.J.O. 2015. Predator sound playbacks reveal strong avoidance responses in a fight strategist baleen whale. Marine Ecology Progress Series 526, 267-282.
  • DeRuiter, S.L., B.L. Southall, J. Calambokidis, W.M.X. Zimmer, D. Sadykova, E.A. Falcone, A.S. Friedlaender, J.E. Joseph, D. Moretti, G.S. Schorr, L. Thomas, and P.L. Tyack. 2013. First direct measurements of behavioural responses by Cuvier’s beaked whales to mid-frequency active (MFA) sonar. Biology Letters 9: 20130223.
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  • DeRuiter, S.L., Langrock, R., Skirbutas, T., Friedlaender, A.S., Goldbogen J.A., Calambokidis, J. & Southall, B.L.  2017. A multivariate mixed hidden Markov model for blue whale behaviour and responses to sound exposure.  Annals of Applied Statistics.11(1): 362-392. DOI: 10.1214/16-AOAS1008
  • Goldbogen, J. A., Calambokidis, J., Friedlaender, A. S., Francis, J., DeRuiter, S. L., Stimpert, A. K., Falcone, E., Southall, B. L. 2012. Underwater acrobatics by the world’s largest predator: 360° rolling maneuvers by lunge feeding blue whales. Biology letters vol. 9(1): 20120986.
  • Goldbogen, J.A., Southall, B.L., DeRuiter, S.L., Calambokidis, J., Friedlaender, A.S., Hazen, E.L., Falcone, E.A., Schorr, G.S., Douglas, A., Moretti, D.J., Kyburg, C., McKenna, M.F., Tyack, P.L. 2013. Blue whales respond to simulated mid-frequency military sonar. Proc. Roy. Soc. B. 280(1765), 20130657. doi:10.1098/rspb.2013.0657
  • Goldbogen, J. A., Stimpert, A.K., DeRuiter, S.L., Calambokdis, J., Friedlaender, A.S., Schorr, G.S., Moretti, D.J., Tyack, P.L. and B. L. Southall. 2014. Using accelerometers to determine the calling behavior of tagged baleen whales.  Journal of Experimental Biology 217, 2449-2455
  • Sadykova, D., De Ruiter, S.L., Tyack, P.L., Miller, P., Kvadsheim, P., Lam, F.P. & Thomas, L. 2015. Dose response severity functions for acoustic disturbance in cetaceans using recurrent event survival analysis. Ecosphere 6(11): 236
  • Harris, C. M., Thomas, L., Falcone, E., Hildebrand, J., Houser, D., Kvadsheim, P., Lam, F-P. A., Miller, P., Moretti, D. J., Read, A., Slabbekoorn, H., Southall, B. L., Tyack, P. L., Wartzok, D. & Janik, V. M. (2018) Marine mammals and sonar: dose-response studies, the risk-disturbance hypothesis and the role of exposure context. Journal of Applied Ecology. 55, 1, p. 396-404 10.1111/1365-2664.12955
  • Isojunno, S., Sadykova, D., DeRuiter, S., Cure, C., Visser, F., Thomas, L., Miller, P.J.O., Harris, C.M., 2017. Individual, ecological and anthropogenic influences on activity budgets of long-finned pilot whales.  Ecosphere 8(12): e02044 10.1002/ecs2.2044
  • Kvadsheim, P.H., DeRuiter, S., Sivle, L.D., Goldbogen, J., Roland-Hansen, R., Miller, P.J.O., Lam, F-P.A., Calambokidis, J., Friedlaender, A., Visser, F., Tyack, P.L., Kleivane, L., Southall, B., 2017. Avoidance responses of minke whales to 1-4kHz naval sonar. Marine Pollution Bulletin
  • Langrock, R., Kneib, T.,  Sohn, A., and DeRuiter, S.L. 2015. Nonparametric inference in hidden Markov models using P-splines. Biometrics 71(2): 520-528, DOI: 10.1111/biom.12282.
  • Miller, P.J.O., R.N. Antunes, P.J. Wensveen, F.I.P. Samarra, A. Catarina Alves, P.H. Kvadsheim, L. Kleivana, F.-P.A. Lam, M.A. Ainsle, P.L. Tyack and L. Thomas. 2014. Dose-response relationships for the onset of avoidance of sonar by free-ranging killer whales.  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 135, 975.
  • Miller P.J.O., Kvadsheim, P.H., Lam, F.-P.A., Tyack, P.L., Curé, C., DeRuiter, S.L., Kleivane, L., Sivle, L.D., van IJsselmuide, S.P., Visser, F., Wensveen, P.J., and Hooker, S.K. 2015. Northern bottlenose whales are highly sensitive to noise disturbance. Royal Society Open Science. 2: 140484.
  • Quick, N., Scott-Hayward, L., Sadykova, D., Nowacek, D., and Read, A. 2017. Effects of a scientific echo sounder on the behavior of short-finned pilot whales ( Globicephala macrorhynchus ). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 74, no. 5: 716-726.
  • Quick, N.J., Isojunno, S., Sadykova, D., Bowers, M., Nowacek, D.P., and Read, A.J. 2017.  Hidden Markov models reveal complexity in the diving behaviour of short-finned pilot whales. Scientific reports 7: 45765
  • Sivle, L. D., Kvadsheim, P. H., Cure, C., Isojunno, S., Wensveen, P. J., Lam, F-P. A., Visser, F., Kleivane, L., Tyack, P. L., Harris, C. M. and Miller, P. Severity of expert-identified behavioural responses of humpback whale, minke whale, and northern bottlenose whale to naval sonar. Aquatic Mammals. 41, 4, p. 469-502
  • Sivle, L.D., Wensveen, P. J., Kvadsheim, P. H., Lam, F-P. A., Visser, F., Cure, C., Harris, C. M., Tyack, P. L., & Miller, P. (2016) Naval sonar disrupts foraging in humpback whales. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 562, 211-220. doi: 10.3354/meps11969
  • Southall, B.L., Moretti, D.J., Abraham, B., Calambokidis, J., DeRuiter, S.L., and Tyack, P.L. 2012. Marine mammal behavioral response studies in southern California: Advances in technology and experimental methods. Marine Technology Society Journal 46(4), 46-59.
  • Stimpert, A. K., DeRuiter, S. L., Southall, B. L., Moretti, D. J., Falcone, E. A., Goldbogen, J. A., Friedlaender, A. S., Schorr, G. S. Calambokidis, J. A. 2014. Acoustic and foraging behavior of a tagged Baird’s beaked whale (Berardius bairdii) exposed to simulated sonar. Scientific Reports 4, Article number 7031. doi:10.1038/srep07031.
  • Stimpert, A.K., Goldbogen, J.A., DeRuiter, S.L.,  Southall, B.L., Moretti, D.J., Falcone, E.A., Schorr, G.S., Friedlaender, A.S., Calambokidis, J., and Tyack, P.L. 2015. Sound production and associated behavior of tagged fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus) in the Southern California Bight.   Animal Telemetry 3:23 DOI: 10.1186/s40317-015-0058-3
  • Visser F, Miller PJO, Antunes RN, Oudejans MG, MacKenzie ML, Aoki K, Lam FPA, Kvadsheim PH, Huisman J and Tyack PL. 2014. The social context of individual foraging behaviour in long-finned pilot whales (Globicephala melas). Behaviour 151: 1453-1477.
  • Visser, F., Kok, A.C.M., Oudejans, M.G., Scott-Hayward, L.A.S., DeRuiter, S.L., Alves, A.C., Antunes, R.N., Isojunno, S., Pierce, G.J., Slabbekoorn, H., Huisman, J., Miller, P.J.O. (2017).
    Vocal foragers and silent crowds: context-dependent vocal variation in Northeast Atlantic long-finned pilot whales. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 71:170
  • Wensveen, P.J., Thomas, L., and P.J.O. Miller. (2015). A path reconstruction method integrating dead reckoning and position fixes applied to humpback whales. Movement Ecology 3:31. Open access article here: