Publications

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Scientific papers

In review. Baker CM, Hodgson JC, Tartaglia E & Clarke RH.  A modelling framework for optimising resource allocation in eradications of invasive island species.

Hodgson JC & Koh LP. Best practice for minimising unmanned aerial vehicle disturbance to wildlife in biological field research. Current Biology, 26(10), R404-R405. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.04.001

Hodgson JC, Baylis SM, Mott R, Herrod A & Clarke RH. Precision wildlife monitoring using unmanned aerial vehicles. Scientific Reports, 6, 22574.  DOI: 10.1038/srep22574

Mott R, Herrod A, Hodgson JC & Clarke RH. 2015. An evaluation of the use of predicted harness spans for correctly fitting leg‑loop harnesses in seabird research. Waterbirds, 38(4), 420-424.  DOI: 10.1675/063.038.0406

Lavers JL, Hodgson JC & Clarke RH. 2013. Prevalence and composition of marine debris in Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster) nests at Ashmore Reef. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 77, 320-324. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2013.09.026

Reports

Hodgson JC, Abbott KL & Clarke RH. 2014. Eradication plan ‐ Tropical Fire Ant Solenopsis geminata at Ashmore Reef Commonwealth Marine Reserve. Monash University.
Hodgson JC & Clarke RH. 2014. A review of the Tropical Fire Ant Solenopsis geminata pilot control program at Ashmore Reef Commonwealth Marine Reserve. Monash University, School of Biological Sciences.

Select media

2017: Mashable, “Tech in the wild: Drones are up-ending animal research
2016: Quartz, “Flying fieldwork: Modified drones are keeping an eye on the world’s wildlife
2016: Daily Planet, Discovery Channel (Fall 2017)
2016: SA Life, “Young Einsteins” (July 2016)
2016: Cosmos Magazine, “Send in the drones” (#69 June-July 2016)
2016: The Conversation, “A guide to using drones to study wildlife: first, do no harm
2016: Mashable, “A new code of conduct to protect animals from drones
2016: ABC Online, “Animals need protection from drones via code of practice, researcher says
2016: Australia Geographic, “Eye in the sky” (#132 May-June 2016)
2016: ABC Science, “Drones ‘more precise’ than ground counts for monitoring seabirds
2015: New Scientist, “Flying high: Drones keep tabs on wildlife from above
2014: The Guardian, “Drones striking a high-tech blow for conservation and the environment