Dr Dominic Tilley
The Farmhouse, University of Exeter, Penryn Campus, Cornwall, TR10 9FE, UK
I am interested in ecology and biodiversity conservation with a particular focus in sea turtles and marine systems. I’ve also been involved in projects carrying out beach assessments, nesting abundance surveys and satellite tracking.
- Sea turtle ecology
- Marine Conservation & Fisheries
- Conservation in Western Africa
- Bird ecology
- Climate change
- 2019 PhD, University of Exeter
- 2013 MSc Conservation and Biodiversity, University of Exeter
- 2008 BSc Environmental Science, University of Plymouth
- Sea turtle ecology and conservation
- Conservation in Western Central Africa
- Bird ecology & monitoring
Trew, B. T. et al. (2019) ‘Using Cumulative Impact Mapping to Prioritize Marine Conservation Efforts in Equatorial Guinea’, Frontiers in Marine Science, 6(November), pp. 1–17. (doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00717)
Bellini, C. et al. (2019) ‘Distribution and growth rates of immature hawksbill turtles Eretmochelys imbricata in Fernando de Noronha, Brazil’, Endangered Species Research, 40, pp. 41–52. (doi:10.3354/esr00979)
Tilley, D. et al. 2019 No evidence of fine scale thermal adaptation in green turtles. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 514, 110–117. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2019.04.001)
Varela, M. R. et al. 2018 Assessing climate change associated sea level rise impacts on sea turtle nesting beaches using drones, photogrammetry and a novel GPS system. Glob. Chang. Biol. 25, 753–762. (doi:10.1111/gcb.14526)
Dawson, T. M. et al. 2017 Informing Marine Protected Area Designation and Management for Nesting Olive Ridley Sea Turtles Using Satellite Tracking. Front. Mar. Sci. 4, 1–12. (doi:10.3389/fmars.2017.00312)
Metcalfe, K. et al. 2017 Addressing Uncertainty in Marine Resource Management; Combining Community Engagement and Tracking Technology to Characterize Human Behavior. Conserv. Lett. 10, 459–468. (doi:10.1111/conl.12293)
2010 - 2015
Metcalfe, K. et al. 2015 Going the extra mile: Ground-based monitoring of olive ridley turtles reveals Gabon hosts the largest rookery in the Atlantic. Biol. Conserv. 190, 14–22. (doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2015.05.008)
Stapleton, S. P., Tilley, D. and Levasseur, K. E. (2010) ‘Monitoring Antigua’s Hawksbills (Eretmochelys imbricata): A Population Update from More than Two Decades of Saturation Tagging at Jumby Bay’, Marine Turtle Newsletter, 127(127), pp. 19–22.
Project Title: Evaluating the impact of climate change on the Ascension Island green turtle, Chelonia mydas, rookery.