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Drivers of seabird distribution and foraging movements

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Recent improvements in biotelemetry and analytical methods have increased our understanding of the at-sea movements and behaviour of elusive pelagic seabirds, many of which are becoming the focus of conservation efforts. In this thesis, I consider several issues related to the environmental correlates of the foraging movements and at-sea distributions of a critically endangered shearwater in UK waters and of two penguin species in Antarctic and sub-Antarctic waters; I also consider the use...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Research group:
OxNav
Oxford college:
Merton College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Research group:
OxNav
Oxford college:
Merton College
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Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Research group:
OxNav
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Examiner
Institution:
University College Cork
Role:
Examiner
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Name:
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
Funding agency for:
Phillips, JA
Grant:
PGSD2 - 532632 - 2019
Programme:
Postgraduate Scholarships-Doctoral (PGS-D)
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Rhodes Trust
Funding agency for:
Phillips, JA
Programme:
Rhodes Scholarship
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British Antarctic Survey
Funding agency for:
Phillips, JA
Programme:
Collaborative Antarctic Science Scheme (CASS)
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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