Dr Philipp Boersch‑Supan

Marine & Quantitative Ecologist

Publications etc.

Papers   Preprints   Software   Presentations  

My Orcid ID is 0000-0001-6723-6833. My Google Scholar Profile is here.

Preprints & other forthcoming manuscripts 

Johnson LR, Boersch-Supan PH, Phillips RA, Ryan SJ
Changing measurements or changing movements? Sampling scale and movement model identifiability across multiple generations of biologging technology
accepted at Ecology and Evolution

Boersch-Supan PH, Johnson LR, Phillips RA, Ryan SJ
Surface temperatures of albatross eggs and nests
in revision for Emu - Austral Ornithology
Manuscript available on request

Ryan SJ, Lippi CA, Boersch-Supan PH, Heydari N, Silva N, Adrian J, Noblecilla LF, Ayala EB, Encalada M, Larsen DA, Krisher JT, Krisher L, Fregosi L, Stewart-Ibarra AM
Quantifying Seasonal and Diel Variation in Anopheline and Culex Human Biting Rates in Southern Ecuador
submitted to Malaria Journal
Manuscript available on request

Peer-reviewed articles 

  1. Sydeman WJ, Thompson SA, Anker-Nilssen T, Arimitsu M, Bennison A, Bertrand S, Boersch-Supan P, Boyd C, Bransome NC, Crawford RJ, Daunt F, Furness RW, Gianuca D, Gladics A, Koehn L, Lang JW, Logerwell E, Morris TL, Phillips EM, Provencher J, Punt AE, Saraux C, Shannon L, Sherley RB, Simeone A, Wanless RM, Wanless S, Zador S (2017):
    Best Practices for Assessing Forage Fish Fisheries - Seabird Resource Competition.
    Fisheries Research 194:209–221

  2. Djurhuus A, Boersch-Supan PH, Mikalsen S, Rogers AD (2017):
    Microbial biogeography tracks water-mass features of a dynamic oceanic frontal system.
    Royal Society Open Science 4:170033
    DOI:10.1098/rsos.170033 Open access

  3. Rogers A, Alvheim O, Bemanaja E, Benivary D, Boersch-Supan PH, Bornman T, Cedras R, Du Plessis N, Gotheil S, Høines A, Kemp K, Kristiansen J, Letessier T, Mangar V, Mazungula N, Mørk T, Pinet P, Pollard R, Read J, Sonnekus T (2017)
    Pelagic communities of the South West Indian Ocean seamounts: R/V Dr Fridtjof Nansen Cruise 2009-410.
    Deep Sea Research II
    DOI:10.1016/j.dsr2.2016.12.010 Free Abstract

  4. Borrelle SB, Boersch-Supan PH, Gaskin CP, Towns DR (2016):
    Influences on recovery of seabirds to islands eradicated of invasive predators, with a focus on Procellariiformes.
    DOI:10.1017/S0030605316000880 Free Abstract

  5. Boersch-Supan PH, Ryan SJ, Johnson LR (2016):
    deBInfer: Bayesian inference for dynamical models of biological systems in R
    Methods in Ecology and Evolution
    DOI:10.1111/2041-210X.12679 Open access

  6. Boersch-Supan PH (2016)
    rucrdtw: Fast time series subsequence search in R
    Journal of Open Source Software
    DOI:10.21105/joss.00100 Open access

  7. Letessier TB, Cox MJ, Meeuwig JJ, Boersch-Supan PH, Brierley AS (2016):
    Enhanced pelagic biomass around coral atolls.
    Marine Ecology Progress Series 546, pp. 271-276
    DOI:10.3354/meps11675 Free preprint

  8. Boersch-Supan PH, Rogers AD and Brierley AS (2015):
    The distribution of pelagic scattering layers across the Southwest Indian Ocean.
    Deep Sea Research II
    DOI:10.1016/j.dsr2.2015.06.023 Free preprint

  9. Letessier TB, De Grave S, Boersch-Supan PH, Kemp KM, Brierley AS, Rogers AD (2015):
    Seamount influences on mid-water shrimps (Decapoda) and gnathophausiids (Lophogastridea) of the South-West Indian Ridge
    Deep Sea Research II

  10. Laptikovsky V, Boersch-Supan PH, Bolstad K, Kemp KM, Letessier TB, Rogers AD (2015):
    Cephalopods of the Southwest Indian Ocean Ridge: a hotspot of biological diversity and absence of endemism.
    Deep Sea Research II

  11. Boersch-Supan PH, Boehme L, Read JF, Rogers AD and Brierley AS (2012).
    Elephant seal foraging dives track prey distribution, not temperature: Comment on McIntyre et al. (2011)
    Marine Ecology Progress Series 461, pp. 293-298
    DOI:10.3354/meps09890 Free preprint

  12. Rogers AD, Tyler PA, Connelly DP, Copley JT, James R, Larter RD, Linse K, Mills RA, Naveira-Garabato A, Pancost RD, Pearce DA, Polunin NVC, German CR, Shank T, Boersch-Supan PH, Alker B, Aquilina A, Bennett SA, Clarke A, Dinley RJJ, Graham ACG, Green D, Hawkes JA, Hepburn L, Hilario A, Huvenne VAI, Marsh L, Ramirez-Llodra E, Reid WDK, Roterman CN, Sweeting CJ, Thatje S, Zwirglmaier K (2012):
    The discovery of new deep-sea hydrothermal vent communities in the Southern Ocean and implications for biogeography.
    PLoS Biology 10(1), e1001234
    DOI:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001234 Open Access

Selected Presentations 

Surface temperatures of albatross eggs and nests
Slides presented at the 3rd World Seabird Twitter Conference

deBInfer: Bayesian inference for dynamical models of biological systems in R
Poster presented at the International Society for Bayesian Analysis 2016 Conference

Changing measurements of changing movements? - Detecting movement patterns across multiple generations of tracking technology
Poster presented at the International Statistical Ecology Conference, Seattle, 06/2016
Preprint available at arXiv:1703.06201

Unravelling physiological and ecological determinants of albatross chick growth
Slides presented at the World Seabird Conference, Capetown, 11/2015
Twitter version from the World Seabird Twitter Conference

Modelling the bioenergetics and foraging behaviours of albatrosses
Poster presented at the Dynamic Energy Budget Theory Symposium in Marseilles, 05/2015