Marine Turtles Nesting Season

2016

 

Marine Turtles Nesting Season: a tool to analyze and compare marine turtles nesting season

by Marc Girondot

Delcroix, E., S. Bédel, G. Santelli, and M. Girondot. 2013. Monitoring design for quantification of marine turtle nesting with limited human effort: a test case in the Guadeloupe Archipelago. Oryx 48:95-105.
Girondot, M. 2010. Editorial: The zero counts. Marine Turtle Newsletter, 129, 5-6.
Hassine, S. B., Jribi, I., Bradai, M. N., Bouain, A. & Girondot, M. 2011. Origin in variability of nesting period of the loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) in Kuriat islands (Tunisia). Marine Turtle Newsletter. 131:48-50.
Girondot, M. 2010. Estimating density of animals during migratory waves: application to marine turtles at nesting site. 12: 85-105.
Girondot, M., P. Rivalan, R. Wongsopawiro, J.-P. Briane, V. Hulin, S. Caut, E. Guirlet, and M. H. Godfrey. 2006. Phenology of marine turtle nesting revealed by a statistical model of the nesting season. BMC Ecology 6:11.
Godgenger, M.-C., N. Bréheret, G. Bal, K. N’Damité, A. Girard, and M. Girondot. 2009. Nesting estimation and analysis of threats for Critically Endangered leatherback Dermochelys coriacea and Endangered olive ridley Lepidochelys olivacea marine turtles nesting in Congo. Oryx 43:556-563.
 

This method has been adapted to be used within R software in the package «phenology»

http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/phenology/index.html

A simplified web version is available here.