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Dr Victoria Hobson

Dr Victoria Hobson

Associate Lecturer

 +44 (0) 1326 255256

 Daphne du Maurier 3066

 

Daphne du Maurier Building, University of Exeter,  Penryn Campus, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 9FE, UK

 Office hours:

Wednesday 11-12

Please note I work part time on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

 

Overview

My research and professional career has been focused on marine ecology and conservation, focusing on the how mobile marine species interact with their environments using animal attached technologies, particularly jellyfish, turtles and fish. I have also worked as a marine ecology consultant and am a committee member of the Cornwall Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority.

Qualifications

2008 PhD Marine Ecology, Swansea University

2003 BSc Geography & Oceanography, University of Southampton

Career

2018 - present  Associate Lecturer, University of Exeter
2014-2018 Marine Ecology Consultant
2013-2014 Principle Marine Biologist, UKHO & Royal Navy
2011-2014 Post doctoral researcher, SEACAMS project, Swansea University
2008-2012 Post doctoral researcher, EcoJel project, Swansea University

 

 

 

Links

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Research

Research interests

Marine Ecology

Oceanography

Movement Ecology

Biotelemetry

Publications

Key publications | Publications by category | Publications by year

Publications by category


Journal articles

Elliott A, Hobson V, Tang KW (2016). Balancing fishery and conservation: a case study of the barrel jellyfish Rhizostoma octopus in South Wales. ICES Journal of Marine Science: Journal du Conseil, 74, fsw157-fsw157.
Wilson RP, Liebsch N, Gómez-Laich A, Kay WP, Bone A, Hobson VJ, Siebert U (2015). Options for modulating intra-specific competition in colonial pinnipeds: the case of harbour seals ( Phoca vitulina ) in the Wadden Sea. PeerJ, 3, e957-e957.
Hays GC, Bastian T, Doyle TK, Fossette S, Gleiss AC, Gravenor MB, Hobson VJ, Humphries NE, Lilley MKS, Pade NG, et al (2012). High activity and Levy searches: jellyfish can search the water column like fish. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 279(1728), 465-473. Author URL.
Wilson RP, Quintana F, Hobson VJ (2011). Construction of energy landscapes can clarify the movement and distribution of foraging animals. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 279(1730), 975-980.
Lilley MKS, Beggs SE, Doyle TK, Hobson VJ, Stromberg KHP, Hays GC (2011). Global patterns of epipelagic gelatinous zooplankton biomass. Marine Biology, 158(11), 2429-2436.
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, 16(5), 840-853.
Schofield G, Hobson VJ, Lilley MK, 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, 143(3), 722-730.
Fossette S, Hobson VJ, Girard C, Calmettes B, Gaspar P, Georges J-Y, Hays GC (2010). Spatio-temporal foraging patterns of a giant zooplanktivore, the leatherback turtle. Journal of Marine Systems, 81(3), 225-234.
Pope EC, Hays GC, Thys TM, Doyle TK, Sims DW, Queiroz N, Hobson VJ, Kubicek L, Houghton JDR (2010). The biology and ecology of the ocean sunfish Mola mola: a review of current knowledge and future research perspectives. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 20(4), 471-487.
Hobson V, Righton D, Metcalfe J, Hays G (2009). Link between vertical and horizontal movement patterns of cod in the North Sea. Aquatic Biology, 5, 133-142.
Hobson VJ, McMahon CR, Richardson A, Hays GC (2008). Ocean surface warming: the North Atlantic remains within the envelope of previous recorded conditions. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 55(2), 155-162.
Hobson V, Righton D, Metcalfe J, Hays G (2007). Vertical movements of North Sea cod. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 347, 101-110.
Hays GC, Hobson VJ, Metcalfe JD, Righton D, Sims DW (2006). FLEXIBLE FORAGING MOVEMENTS OF LEATHERBACK TURTLES ACROSS THE NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN. Ecology, 87(10), 2647-2656.

Conferences

Fossette S, Hobson VJ, Girard C, Klaassen R, Gaspar P, Georges JY, Hays GC (2010). Characterizing leatherback's migration pattern from satellite-derived behavioural and oceanographic data: a meta-analysis at the Atlantic Ocean scale.  Author URL.

Publications by year


2016

Elliott A, Hobson V, Tang KW (2016). Balancing fishery and conservation: a case study of the barrel jellyfish Rhizostoma octopus in South Wales. ICES Journal of Marine Science: Journal du Conseil, 74, fsw157-fsw157.

2015

Wilson RP, Liebsch N, Gómez-Laich A, Kay WP, Bone A, Hobson VJ, Siebert U (2015). Options for modulating intra-specific competition in colonial pinnipeds: the case of harbour seals ( Phoca vitulina ) in the Wadden Sea. PeerJ, 3, e957-e957.

2012

Hays GC, Bastian T, Doyle TK, Fossette S, Gleiss AC, Gravenor MB, Hobson VJ, Humphries NE, Lilley MKS, Pade NG, et al (2012). High activity and Levy searches: jellyfish can search the water column like fish. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 279(1728), 465-473. Author URL.

2011

Wilson RP, Quintana F, Hobson VJ (2011). Construction of energy landscapes can clarify the movement and distribution of foraging animals. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 279(1730), 975-980.
Lilley MKS, Beggs SE, Doyle TK, Hobson VJ, Stromberg KHP, Hays GC (2011). Global patterns of epipelagic gelatinous zooplankton biomass. Marine Biology, 158(11), 2429-2436.

2010

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, 16(5), 840-853.
Fossette S, Hobson VJ, Girard C, Klaassen R, Gaspar P, Georges JY, Hays GC (2010). Characterizing leatherback's migration pattern from satellite-derived behavioural and oceanographic data: a meta-analysis at the Atlantic Ocean scale.  Author URL.
Schofield G, Hobson VJ, Lilley MK, 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, 143(3), 722-730.
Fossette S, Hobson VJ, Girard C, Calmettes B, Gaspar P, Georges J-Y, Hays GC (2010). Spatio-temporal foraging patterns of a giant zooplanktivore, the leatherback turtle. Journal of Marine Systems, 81(3), 225-234.
Pope EC, Hays GC, Thys TM, Doyle TK, Sims DW, Queiroz N, Hobson VJ, Kubicek L, Houghton JDR (2010). The biology and ecology of the ocean sunfish Mola mola: a review of current knowledge and future research perspectives. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 20(4), 471-487.

2009

Hobson V, Righton D, Metcalfe J, Hays G (2009). Link between vertical and horizontal movement patterns of cod in the North Sea. Aquatic Biology, 5, 133-142.

2008

Hobson VJ, McMahon CR, Richardson A, Hays GC (2008). Ocean surface warming: the North Atlantic remains within the envelope of previous recorded conditions. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 55(2), 155-162.

2007

Hobson V, Righton D, Metcalfe J, Hays G (2007). Vertical movements of North Sea cod. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 347, 101-110.

2006

Hays GC, Hobson VJ, Metcalfe JD, Righton D, Sims DW (2006). FLEXIBLE FORAGING MOVEMENTS OF LEATHERBACK TURTLES ACROSS THE NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN. Ecology, 87(10), 2647-2656.

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External Engagment and Impact

Committee/panel activities

Committee member of Cornwall Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (CIFCA)

 

Outreach

Science in the Square

Teaching

Undergraduate

Postgraduate

 

Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy

Modules

2018/19


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