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PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title Managing Director & Marine Environmental Consultant
Institution
Ocean Science Consulting Ltd. ( OSC)
Ocean House 4 Brewery Lane Belhaven, Dunbar EH42 1PD
Address
Ocean House 4 Brewery Lane Belhaven
Dunbar
East Lothian
EH42 1PD
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel 0044 (0)1368 865722
Fax 0044 (0)1368 865729
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Website http://www.oceanscienceconsulting.com
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree PhD (part-time) Harbour Porpoise Acoustics & Ecology; MSci Marine Resource, Development & Protection, BCom Business & Economics; HND Marine Engineerin
Job type Research , Data Management , Information Management & Library , Natural Resource Management , Operational Support (technical) , Commercial (Sales & Marketing) , Technical Advice & Consulting
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Chemical Oceanography , Physical Oceanography , Climatology, Meteorology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products , Marine and Coastal Engineering , Policy, Law, Economics, Management , Pollution , Research Support Services , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Chemical Oceanography , Physical Oceanography , Climatology, Meteorology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products , Marine and Coastal Engineering , Policy, Law, Economics, Management , Pollution , Research Support Services
Research Activities Clients have included the media, academia, government, consultancies, aquaculture, marine renewable energy device or MRED (hydropower and windfarms), geophysical (seismic and drilling exploration), oil and gas production (rigs, platforms, FPSOs, offshore support, guard and chase vessels), hydrographical survey, pipeline (laying, trenching and rock-dumping vessels), dredging (TSHDs, split-hopper barges and backhoe jack-ups) and construction industries.
Research Region 34, 14,2, 3, 36
Working languages English and Danish
Skills/Expertise Literature reviews, advice documents, and environmental risk assessments, on the effects of anthropogenic sound on marine mammals and other megafauna; general experimental or monitoring study design and statistical analysis; marine mammal observation (MMO), protected species observation (PSO), and passive acoustic monitoring (PAM) operation; PAM systems provider and technological research and development; T-POD and C-POD (cetacean click detector) operation and analysis; bioacoustic research; underwater sound measurement and noise-field propagation modelling; oceanographical sampling; distance sampling (statistical methodology to derive biological population estimates); foraging ecology; photography (incl. underwater); scientific and commercial diving; all for scientific research and/or for compliance environmental monitoring in accordance with industry permit requirements.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Ian TODD)

Todd, V.L.G., Todd, I.B., Gardiner, J.C., Morrin, E.C.N., MacPherson, N.A., DiMarzio, N.A., and Thomsen, F. (2015) A review of impacts of marine dredging activities on marine mammals. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 72(2), 328-340
Jiang J., Todd V.L.G., Gardiner J.C. and Todd I.B. (2015) Measurements of underwater conductor hammering noise: compliance with the German UBA limit and relevance to the harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena). Euronoise 2015. Maastricht, The Netherlands Acoustical Society of the Netherlands (NAG) and Belgian Acoustical Society (ABAV). pp. 6.
Todd, V.L.G., Todd, I.B., Gardiner, J.C., and Morrin, E.C.N. (2015) Marine Mammal Observer and Passive Acoustic Monitoring Handbook. Pelagic Publishing Ltd, UK. Available from Pelagic Publishing, NHBS, Amazon.
Todd V.L.G., Gardiner J.C. and Todd I.B. (2015) Rigs-to-reefs and porpoises: Précis of evidence to support leaving offshore installations in situ at the end of their operational lifetimes. Decommissioning of Offshore and Subsea Structures. Glasgow, UK: ASRANET Ltd. pp. 10.
Ruffert M., Todd I.B., Todd V.L.G. & Gardiner J. (2012) Diel analysis methodology for offshore porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) echolocation using inter click intervals from PAM data. In: Proceedings of 11th European Conference on Underwater Acoustics (ECUA) (eds. by Popper A & Hawkins A). Institute of Acoustics, 2-6 July 2012, Edinburgh.
Coghlan, A. (2009): Oil rigs may be fit for porpoise. New Scientist 201 (2700), 8-9. March. [Full-page report on our ?rigs-to-reefs? research]
Todd, V. L. G., Todd, I. B., Tregenza, N. C., and Lepper, P. A. (2009): Echolocation activity of harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) around North Sea offshore oil and gas installations 4 pp. in: Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Mar. 31 ? Apr. 2.
Hobbs, M. (2009): Wildlife reports. British Wildlife 20 (4). April 2009. 2009. [Full-page report on our ?rigs-to-reefs? research]
Rowe, M. (2009): 'Rigs-to reefs' could help British wildlife. BBC Wildlife Magazine 27(7), 40. July 2009. [Full-page report on our ?rigs-to-reefs? research]
Todd, V. L. G., Pearse, W. D., Tregenza, N. C., Lepper, P. A. and Todd, I. B. (2009): Diel echolocation activity of harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) around North Sea offshore oil and gas installations: ICES Journal of Marine Science.
Todd, V. L. G. (2009): Porpoises and rigs: an unforeseen dependency? Mammal News 155, 18-19. [Centre-fold report on our ?rigs-to-reefs? research]
Todd, V.L.G., Lepper, P.A. and Todd, I.B. (2007): Do porpoises target offshore installations as feeding stations? 60 pp. in: Improving Environmental Performance: A Challenge for the Oil Industry. Proceedings of the International Association of Drilling Contractors. Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Apr. 3-4.


Created: 2009-01-13 Last Updated: 2015-10-28 by Ian TODD