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Publications: Dr Gail Schofield

Dujon AM, Schofield G, Venegas RM, Thomas F, Ujvari B ( 2021 ) . Sea turtles in the cancer risk landscape: A global meta-analysis of fibropapillomatosis prevalence and associated risk factors . Pathogens vol. 10 , ( 10 )
Schofield G, Dujon A, Ierodiaconou D, Geeson J, Arnould J, Allan B, Katselidis K ( 2021 ) . Machine learning to detect marine animals in UAV imagery: effect of morphology, spacing, behaviour and habitat . Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation
Schofield G, Dickson LCD, Westover L, Dujon AM, Katselidis KA ( 2021 ) . COVID-19 disruption reveals mass-tourism pressure on nearshore sea turtle distributions and access to optimal breeding habitat . Evolutionary Applications
Schofield G ( 2020 ) . Social media reveals consistently disproportionate tourism pressure on a threatened marine vertebrate . Animal Conservation
Raoult V, Colefax AP, Allan BM, Cagnazzi D, Castelblanco-Martínez N, Ierodiaconou D, Johnston DW, Landeo-Yauri S et al. ( 2020 ) . Operational protocols for the use of drones in marine animal research . Drones vol. 4 , ( 4 ) 1 - 35 .
Dujon AM, Schofield G, Bramwell G, Raven N, Hamede R, Thomas F, Ujvari B ( 2020 ) . Global meta-analysis of over 50 years of multidisciplinary and international collaborations on transmissible cancers . Evolutionary Applications vol. 13 , ( 7 ) 1745 - 1755 .
Schofield G, Klaassen M, Papafitsoros K, Lilley MKS, Katselidis KA, Hays GC ( 2020 ) . Long-term photo-id and satellite tracking reveal sex-biased survival linked to movements in an endangered species . Ecology vol. 101 , ( 7 )
Snape RTE, Schofield G, White M ( 2020 ) . Delineating foraging grounds of a loggerhead turtle population through satellite tracking of juveniles . Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
Schofield G, Esteban N, Katselidis KA, Hays GC ( 2019 ) . Drones for research on sea turtles and other marine vertebrates – A review . Biological Conservation vol. 238 ,
Hays GC, Bailey H, Bograd SJ, Bowen WD, Campagna C, Carmichael RH, Casale P, Chiaradia A et al. ( 2019 ) . Translating Marine Animal Tracking Data into Conservation Policy and Management . Trends Ecol Evol vol. 34 , ( 5 ) 459 - 473 .
Dujon AM, Schofield G ( 2019 ) . Importance of machine learning for enhancing ecological studies using information-rich imagery . Endangered Species Research vol. 39 , 91 - 104 .
Dujon AM, Schofield G, Lester RE, Papafitsoros K, Hays GC ( 2018 ) . Complex movement patterns by foraging loggerhead sea turtles outside the breeding season identified using Argos-linked Fastloc-Global Positioning System . Marine Ecology vol. 39 , ( 1 ) e12489 - e12489 .
Lee PLM, Schofield G, Haughey RI, Mazaris AD, Hays GC ( 2018 ) . A Review of Patterns of Multiple Paternity Across Sea Turtle Rookeries . vol. 79 ,
Schofield G, Katselidis KA, Lilley MKS, Reina RD, Hays GC ( 2017 ) . Detecting elusive aspects of wildlife ecology using drones: New insights on the mating dynamics and operational sex ratios of sea turtles . Functional Ecology vol. 31 , ( 12 ) 2310 - 2319 .
LEE PLM, Schofield G, Haughy R, Mazaris A, Hays GC ( 2017 ) . A Review of Patterns of Multiple Paternity Across Sea Turtle Rookeries . Advances in Marine Biology
Mazaris AD, Schofield G, Gkazinou C, Almpanidou V, Hays GC ( 2017 ) . Global sea turtle conservation successes . Science Advances vol. 3 , ( 9 ) e1600730 - e1600730 .
Almpanidou V, Schofield G, Mazaris AD ( 2017 ) . Unravelling the climatic niche overlap of global sea turtle nesting sites: Impact of geographical variation and phylogeny . Journal of Biogeography vol. 44 , ( 12 ) 2839 - 2848 .
Dujon AM, Schofield G, Lester RE, Esteban N, Hays GC ( 2017 ) . Fastloc-GPS reveals daytime departure and arrival during long-distance migration and the use of different resting strategies in sea turtles . Marine Biology vol. 164 , ( 9 )
Schofield G, Papafitsoros K, Haughey R, Katselidis K ( 2017 ) . Aerial and underwater surveys reveal temporal variation in cleaning-station use by sea turtles at a temperate breeding area . Marine Ecology Progress Series vol. 575 , 153 - 164 .
Schofield G ( 2017 ) . Open Data requirements for applied ecology and conservation: case study of a wide-ranging marine vertebrate . Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics vol. 17 , 19 - 27 .
Hays GC, Mazaris AD, Schofield G, Laloë J-O ( 2017 ) . Population viability at extreme sex-ratio skews produced by temperature-dependent sex determination . Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences vol. 284 , ( 1848 ) 20162576 - 20162576 .
Mazaris AD, Vokou D, Almpanidou V, Schofield G ( 2017 ) . Knock-on effects of national risk assessments on the conservation of global biodiversity . Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems vol. 27 , ( 4 ) 890 - 897 .
Rees AF, Alfaro-Shigueto J, Barata PCR, Bjorndal KA, Bolten AB, Bourjea J, Broderick AC, Campbell LM et al. ( 2016 ) . Are we working towards global research priorities for management and conservation of sea turtles? . Endangered Species Research vol. 31 , 337 - 382 .
Almpanidou V, Schofield G, Kallimanis AS, Türkozan O, Hays GC, Mazaris AD ( 2016 ) . Using climatic suitability thresholds to identify past, present and future population viability . Ecological Indicators vol. 71 , Article C , 551 - 556 .
Schofield G, Scott R, Katselidis KA, Mazaris AD, Hays GC ( 2015 ) . Quantifying wildlife‐watching ecotourism intensity on an endangered marine vertebrate . Animal Conservation vol. 18 , ( 6 ) 517 - 528 .
Hays GC, Mazaris AD, Schofield G ( 2014 ) . Different male vs. female breeding periodicity helps mitigate offspring sex ratio skews in sea turtles . Frontiers in Marine Science vol. 1 ,
Mazaris AD, Almpanidou V, Wallace BP, Pantis JD, Schofield G ( 2014 ) . A global gap analysis of sea turtle protection coverage . Biological Conservation vol. 173 , 17 - 23 .
Pendoley KL, Schofield G, Whittock PA, Ierodiaconou D, Hays GC ( 2014 ) . Protected species use of a coastal marine migratory corridor connecting marine protected areas . Marine Biology vol. 161 , ( 6 ) 1455 - 1466 .
Hays GC, Christensen A, Fossette S, Schofield G, Talbot J, Mariani P ( 2014 ) . Route optimisation and solving Zermelo's navigation problem during long distance migration in cross flows . Ecol Lett vol. 17 , ( 2 ) 137 - 143 .
Katselidis KA, Schofield G, Stamou G, Dimopoulos P, Pantis JD ( 2014 ) . Employing sea-level rise scenarios to strategically select sea turtle nesting habitat important for long-term management at a temperate breeding area . Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology vol. 450 , 47 - 54 .
Katselidis KA, Schofield G, Stamou G, Dimopoulos P, Pantis JD ( 2013 ) . Evidence-based management to regulate the impact of tourism at a key marine turtle rookery on Zakynthos Island, Greece . Oryx vol. 47 , ( 4 ) 584 - 594 .
Schofield G, Scott R, Dimadi A, Fossette S, Katselidis KA, Koutsoubas D, Lilley MKS, Pantis JD et al. ( 2013 ) . Evidence-based marine protected area planning for a highly mobile endangered marine vertebrate . Biological Conservation vol. 161 , 101 - 109 .
Schofield G, Dimadi A, Fossette S, Katselidis KA, Koutsoubas D, Lilley MKS, Luckman A, Pantis JD et al. ( 2013 ) . Satellite tracking large numbers of individuals to infer population level dispersal and core areas for the protection of an endangered species . Diversity and Distributions vol. 19 , ( 7 ) 834 - 844 .
Katselidis KA, Schofield G, Stamou G, Dimopoulos P, Pantis JD ( 2012 ) . Females first? Past, present and future variability in offspring sex ratio at a temperate sea turtle breeding area . Animal Conservation vol. 15 , ( 5 ) 508 - 518 .
Drosopoulou E, Tsiamis G, Mavropoulou M, Vittas S, Katselidis KA, Schofield G, Palaiologou D, Sartsidis T et al. ( 2012 ) . The complete mitochondrial genome of the loggerhead turtle Caretta caretta (Testudines: Cheloniidae): genome description and phylogenetic considerations . Mitochondrial DNA vol. 23 , ( 1 ) 1 - 12 .
Fossette S, Schofield G, Lilley MKS, Gleiss AC, Hays GC ( 2012 ) . Acceleration data reveal the energy management strategy of a marine ectotherm during reproduction . Functional Ecology vol. 26 , ( 2 ) 324 - 333 .
Hays GC, Fossette S, Katselidis KA, Schofield G, Gravenor MB ( 2010 ) . Breeding periodicity for male sea turtles, operational sex ratios, and implications in the face of climate change . Conserv Biol vol. 24 , ( 6 ) 1636 - 1643 .
Hays GC, Fossette S, Katselidis KA, Mariani P, Schofield G ( 2010 ) . Ontogenetic development of migration: Lagrangian drift trajectories suggest a new paradigm for sea turtles . J R Soc Interface vol. 7 , ( 50 ) 1319 - 1327 .
Schofield G, Hobson VJ, Fossette S, Lilley MKS, Katselidis KA, Hays GC ( 2010 ) . BIODIVERSITY RESEARCH: Fidelity to foraging sites, consistency of migration routes and habitat modulation of home range by sea turtles . Diversity and Distributions vol. 16 , ( 5 ) 840 - 853 .
Schofield G, Hobson VJ, Lilley MKS, Katselidis KA, Bishop CM, Brown P, Hays GC ( 2010 ) . Inter-annual variability in the home range of breeding turtles: Implications for current and future conservation management . Biological Conservation vol. 143 , ( 3 ) 722 - 730 .
Schofield G, Lilley M, Bishop C, Brown P, Katselidis K, Dimopoulos P, Pantis J, Hays G ( 2009 ) . Conservation hotspots: implications of intense spatial area use by breeding male and female loggerheads at the Mediterranean’s largest rookery . Endangered Species Research vol. 10 , 191 - 202 .
Schofield G, Bishop CM, Katselidis KA, Dimopoulos P, Pantis JD, Hays GC ( 2009 ) . Microhabitat selection by sea turtles in a dynamic thermal marine environment . J Anim Ecol vol. 78 , ( 1 ) 14 - 21 .
Schofield G, Katselidis KA, Dimopoulos P, Pantis JD ( 2008 ) . Investigating the viability of photo-identification as an objective tool to study endangered sea turtle populations . Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology vol. 360 , ( 2 ) 103 - 108 .
Schofield G, Bishop CM, MacLean G, Brown P, Baker M, Katselidis KA, Dimopoulos P, Pantis JD et al. ( 2007 ) . Novel GPS tracking of sea turtles as a tool for conservation management . Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology vol. 347 , ( 1-2 ) 58 - 68 .
Schofield G, Katselidis K, Pantis J, Dimopoulos P, Hays G ( 2007 ) . Female–female aggression: structure of interaction and outcome in loggerhead sea turtles . Marine Ecology Progress Series vol. 336 , 267 - 274 .
Schofield G, Katselidis K, Dimopoulos P, Pantis J, Hays G ( 2006 ) . Behaviour analysis of the loggerhead sea turtle Caretta caretta from direct in-water observation . Endangered Species Research vol. 2 , 71 - 79 .