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Barton O, Gresham A, Healey JR, Cordes LS & Shannon G (2022) The effects of population management on wild ungulates: A systematic map of evidence for UK speciesPloS one, 17(6): e0267385.

Shannon G, Cordes LS, Slotow R, Moss C & McComb K (2022) Social Disruption Impairs Predatory Threat Assessment in African ElephantsAnimals, 12(4): 495.

Shannon G, Sadler P, Smith J, Roylance-Casson E & Cordes LS (2021) Contrasting selection pressure on body and weapon size in a polygynous megaherbivoreBiology Letters, 17(10): 20210368.

Cordes LS, Blumstein DT, Armitage KB, CaraDonna PJ, Childs DZ, Gerber BD, Martin JG, Oli MK & Ozgul A. (2020) Contrasting effects of climate change on seasonal survival of a hibernating mammalProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117(30):18119-18126.

Caillat M, Cordes L, Thompson P, Matthiopoulos J & Smout S (2019) Use of state-space modelling to identify ecological covariates associated with trends in pinniped demography. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems.


Cheney B, Thompson P & Cordes L (2019) Increasing trends in fecundity and calf survival of bottlenose dolphins in a marine protected area. Scientific Reports 9: 1767.

Cordes LS, O'Corry-Crowe G & Small RJ (2017) Surreptitious sympatry: exploring the ecological and genetic separation of two sibling species. Ecology & Evolution 7: 1725-1736.

Cordes LS & Thompson PM (2015) Mark-resight estimates of seasonal variation in harbour seal abundance and site fidelity. Population Ecology 57: 467–472.


Cordes LS, Hedworth H, Cabot D, Cassidy M & Thompson PM (2015) Parallel trends in survival of adult northern fulmars Fulmarus glacialis at colonies in Scotland and Ireland. Ibis 157: 631-636.


Thompson PM, Brookes KL & Cordes LS (2015) Integrating passive accoustic and visual data to model spatial patterns of occurrence in coastal dolphins. ICES Journal of Marine Science 72: 651-660.

Matthiopoulos J, Smout S, Caillat M, Cordes LS, Mackey B & Thompson PM (2014) The importance of developing modelling frameworks to inform conservation decisions: A response to Lonergan. Oecologia 175: 1069-1071.


Shannon G, Cordes LS, Hardy AR, Angeloni LM & Crooks KR (2014) Behavioural responses associated with a human-mediated predator shelter. PLoS ONE 9: e94630.


Cordes LS & Thompson PM (2014) Mark-recapture modelling accounting for state uncertainty provides concurrent estimates of survival and fecundity in a protected harbour seal population. Marine Mammal Science 30: 691-705.


Matthiopoulos J, Cordes LS, Mackey B, Thompson D, Duck C & Thompson PM (2014) State-space modelling reveals proximate causes of harbour seal population declines. Oecologia 174: 151-162.

Cordes LS & Thompson PM (2013) Variation in breeding phenology provides insights into drivers of long-term population change in harbour seals. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280: 20130847.


Thompson PM, Hastie GD, Nedwell J, Barham R, Brookes KL, Cordes LS, Bailey H & McLean N (2013) Framework for assessing impacts of pile-driving noise from offshore wind farm construction on a harbour seal population. Environmental Impact Assessment Review 43: 73-85.


White GC, Cordes LS & Arnold TW (2013) Band reporting rates of waterfowl: does individual heterogeneity bias estimated survival rates? Ecology and Evolution 3: 4215-4220.

Cordes LS, Duck CD, Mackey BL, Hall AJ & Thompson PM (2011) Long-term patterns in harbour seal site-use and the consequences for managing protected areas. Animal Conservation 14: 430-438.

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