Department of Biological and Medical Sciences

Recent publications

  • Bayliss, J., Simonite, V. & Thompson, S.  (2002).  An innovative approach to multi-species avian conservation.  Proceedings of Avian Landscape Ecology- Pure and Applied Issues in the Large Scale Ecology of Birds, 165 – 174.

    Bayliss, J., Helyar, A., Lee, J.T. Lee & Thompson, S.  (2003).  A multi-criteria targeting approach to neutral grassland conservation. Journal of Environmental Management, 67, 145 – 160.

    Bailey, N., Clements, T., Lee, J. T., and Thompson, S. (2003). Modelling soil series to facilitate targeted habitat restoration:  a polytomous logistic regression approach. Journal of Environmental Management, 67, 395 - 407.

     Davies, B.R., Biggs, J., Lee, J.T. & and Thompson, S. (2004)  Identifying optimum locations for new ponds.  Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 14, 5 - 24 

    Thompson, S., Hazel, A. Bailey, N., Bayliss, J.  & Lee, J.T.  (2004).  Identifying potential breeding sites for the stone curlew (Burhinus oedicnemus) in the UK.  Journal for Nature Conservation, 12, 229 – 235. 

    Lee, J.T. & Thompson, S.  (2005).  Targeting sites for habitat creation: an investigation into alternative scenarios.  Landscape and Urban Planning, 17 - 28. 

    Bayliss, J., Simonite, V. & Thompson, S.  (2005).  The use of probabilistic habitat suitability models for Biodiversity Action Planning.  Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 108, 228 – 250. 

    Treweek, J., Therivel, R., Thompson, S., & Slater, M.  (2005).  Principles for the use of Strategic Environmental Assessment as a tool for promoting the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity.  Journal of Environmental Assessment, Policy & Management, 7, 173 – 199.

    Bailey, N., Lee, J.T., Thompson S., (2006). Maximising the natural capital benefits of habitat creation: Spatially targeting native woodland using GIS. Landscape and Urban Planning, 227 - 243.

     Davies, B.R., Biggs, J., Williams, P.J., Lee, J.T. and Thompson, S. (2008).  A comparison of the catchment sizes of rivers, streams, ponds, ditches and lakes: implications for protecting aquatic biodiversity in an agricultural landscape. Hydrobiologia, 597, 7 – 17.

    Davies, B.R., Biggs, J., Williams, P.J., and Thompson, S. (2009). Making agricultural landscapes more sustainable for freshwater biodiversity: a case study from southern England.  Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 19, 439 – 447.

    Hemsley-Flint, F., Hart, G., Lee, J. & Thompson, S.  (2009).  Developing ontologies from a domain expert perspective.  In Aplin, P, Mount, N., Priestnall, G. & Harvey, G.(Eds)  Representing, Modelling, and Visualizing the Natural Environment. CRC Press

    McHugh, N. and Thompson, S.  (2011).  A rapid ecological network assessment tool and its use in locating habitat extension areas in a changing landscape.   Journal for Nature Conservation,, 19, 236 - 244. 

    Thompson, S.  (2011).  Collecting new data on tigers in Northern India, Biodiversity Science.  Available at http://www.biodiversityscience.com/2011/04/27/new-data-tigers-india/ 

    Lorist, G., Avent, T., Scaps, P., Thompson, S., Long, P. & Slater, K.  (2012).  Herbivore distribution patterns mapped on a South African game reserve.  Available at http://www.biodiversityscience.com/2012/12/11/herbivore-distribution-game-reserve/

    Drayson, K. & Thompson, S.  (2013).  Ecological mitigation measures in English EIA.  Journal of Environmental Management, 119, 103 – 110.

    Doughty, L.S., Slater, K., Zitzer, H., Avent, T. & Thompson, S. (2014).  The impact of male contraception on dominance hierarchy and herd association patterns of African elephants (Loxodonta africana) in a fenced game reserve.  Global Ecology and Conservation.  DOI: 10.1016/j.gecco.2014.08.004

    Drayson, K., Wood, G. J.  & Thompson, S.  (2015).  Assessing the Quality of the Ecological Component of English Environmental Statements. Journal of Environmental Management, 160, 241 – 253.

    Webber, A.W., Thompson, S., Bailey, N. & Priston, E.C.  (2017).  Using Geographical Information Systems (GIS) at sites of negative human-wildlife interactions: current applications and future developments.  In: Human Wildlife Conflicts: New Dimensions (Eds: Webber, A.W., Hill, C.M. & Priston, E.C.).  Berghahn Books.

    Thompson S, Avent T, Doughty LS (2016) Range Analysis and Terrain Preference of Adult Southern White Rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) in a South African Private Game Reserve: Insights into Carrying Capacity and Future Management. PLoS ONE, 11(9): e0161724. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0161724