Mr Phil Lovell

Head of Instrument Development

tel: 01334 463221
fax: 01334 462632
room: 1.13  (SOI)
Scottish Oceans Institute
East Sands
University of St Andrews
St Andrews
KY16 8LB



Recent Publications

Photopoulou, T, Fedak, M, Matthiopoulos, J, McConnell, BJ & Lovell, P 2015, 'The generalized data management and collection protocol for Conductivity-Temperature-Depth Satellite Relay Data Loggers' Animal Biotelemetry, vol 3, 21. DOI: 10.1186/s40317-015-0053-8
Lowther, AD, Lydersen, C, Fedak, MA, Lovell, P & Kovacs, KM 2015, 'The Argos-CLS Kalman filter: error structures and state-space modelling relative to Fastloc GPS data' PLoS One, vol 10, no. 4, e0124754. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0124754
Photopoulou, T, Lovell, P, Fedak, MA, Thomas, L & Matthiopoulos, J 2015, 'Efficient abstracting of dive profiles using a broken-stick model' Methods in Ecology and Evolution, vol 6, no. 3, pp. 278-288. DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12328
Roquet, F, Williams, G, Hindell, MA, Harcourt, R, McMahon, C, Guinet, C, Charrassin, J-B, Reverdin, G, Boehme, L, Lovell, P & Fedak, M 2014, 'A Southern Indian Ocean database of hydrographic profiles obtained with instrumented elephant seals' Scientific Data, vol 1, 140028. DOI: 10.1038/sdata.2014.28
Hammond, PS, Gillespie, DM, Lovell, P, Samarra, FIP, Swift, RJ, Macleod, K, Tasker, ML, Berggren, P, Borchers, DL, Burt, ML, Paxton, CGM, Canadas, A, Desportes, G, Donovan, GP, Gilles, A, Lehnert, K, Siebert, U, Gordon, JCD, Leaper, R, Leopold, M, Scheidat, M, Oien, N, Ridoux, V, Rogan, E, Skov, H, Teilmann, J, Van Canneyt, O & Vazquez, JA 2014, 'Large scale surveys for cetaceans: line transect assumptions, reliability of abundance estimates and improving survey efficiency – A response to MacLeod' Biological Conservation, vol 170, pp. 338-339. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2014.01.016
Hammond, PS, Macleod, K, Berggren, P, Borchers, DL, Burt, ML, Cañadas, A, Desportes, G, Donovan, GP, Gilles, A, Gillespie, DM, Gordon, JCD, Hiby, L, Kuklik, I, Leaper, R, Lehnert, K, Leopold, M, Lovell, P, Øien, N, Paxton, CGM, Ridoux, V, Rogan, E, Samarra, FIP, Scheidat, M, Sequeira, M, Siebert, U, Skov, H, Swift, RJ, Tasker, M, Teilmann, J, Van Canneyt, O & Vázquez, JA 2013, 'Cetacean abundance and distribution in European Atlantic shelf waters to inform conservation and management' Biological Conservation, vol 164, pp. 107-122. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2013.04.010
Boehme, L, Lovell, P, Biuw, M, Roquet, F, Nicholson, J, Thorpe, SE, Meredith, MP & Fedak, M 2009, 'Technical Note: Animal-borne CTD-Satellite Relay Data Loggers for real-time oceanographic data collection' Ocean Science, vol 5, no. 4, pp. 685-695. DOI: 10.5194/os-5-685-2009
Hays, GC, Bradshaw, CJA, James, MC, Lovell, P & Sims, DW 2007, 'Why do Argos satellite tags deployed on marine animals stop transmitting?' Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, vol 349, pp. 52-60. DOI: 10.1016/j.jembe.2007.04.016
Myers, AE, Lovell, P & Hays, GC 2006, 'Tools for studying animal behaviour: validation of dive profiles relayed via the Argos satellite system' Animal Behaviour, vol 71, pp. 989-993. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2005.06.016
McMahon, CR, Autret, E, Houghton, JDR, Lovell, P, Myers, AE & Hays, GC 2005, 'Animal-borne sensors successfully capture the real-time thermal properties of ocean basins' Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, vol 3, pp. 392-398.
Hays, GC, Houghton, JDR, Isaacs, C, King, RS, Lloyd, C & Lovell, P 2004, 'First records of oceanic dive profiles for leatherback turtles, Dermochelys coriacea, indicate behavioural plasticity associated with long-distance migration' Animal Behaviour, vol 67, pp. 733-743.
McConnell, BJ, Beaton, R, Bryant, E, Hunter, C, Lovell, P & Hall, AJ 2004, 'Phoning home - a new GSM mobile phone telemetry system to collect mark-recapture data' Marine Mammal Science, vol 20, pp. 274-283. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2004.tb01156.x
Thompson, D, Moss, S & Lovell, P 2003, 'Foraging behaviour of South American fur seals (Arctocephalus australis): extracting fine scale foraging behaviour from satellite tracks.' Marine Ecology Progress Series, vol 260, pp. 285-296.
Lydersen, C, Nost, OA, Lovell, P, McConnell, BJ, Gammelsrod, T, Hunter, C, Fedak, M & Kovacs, KM 2002, 'Salinity and temperature structure of a freezing Arctic fjord - monitored by white whales (Delphinapterus leucas)' Geophysical Research Letters, vol 29, no. 23, pp. 34.1-34.4. DOI: 10.1029/2002GL015462
Hays, GC, Broderick, AC, Godley, BJ, Lovell, P, Martin, C, McConnell, BJ & Richardson, S 2002, 'Biphasal long-distance migration in green turtles' Animal Behaviour, vol 64, pp. 895-898. DOI: 10.1006/anbe.2002.1975
Fedak, MA, Lovell, P, McConnell, BJ & Hunter, C 2002, 'Overcoming the constraints of long range radio telemetry from animals: getting more useful data from smaller packages' Integrative and Comparative Biology, vol 42, no. 1, pp. 3-10. DOI: 10.1093/icb/42.1.3
Fedak, MA, Lovell, P & Grant, SM 2001, 'Two approaches to compressing and interpreting time-depth information as collected by timed-depth recorders and satellite linked data loggers' Marine Mammal Science, vol 17, no. 1, pp. 94-110.
Fedak, M, Lovell, P, McConnell, B & Hunter, C 2000, 'Methods for overcoming the constraints of long range telemetry of biological information from animals: getting more useful data from small packages.' American Zoologist, vol 40, pp. 1013-1013.
McConnell, BJ, Fedak, MA, Lovell, P & Hammond, PS 1999, 'Movements and foraging areas of grey seals in the North Sea' Journal of Applied Ecology, vol 36, pp. 573-590.
Fedak, MA, Lovell, P & Mcconnell, BJ 1996, 'MAMVIS: A marine mammal behaviour visualization system' Journal of Visualization and Computer Animation, vol 7, no. 3, pp. 141-147.

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