Dr. Thomas A. Jefferson/Clymene Enterprises has been conducting marine mammal research since 1983, and has extensive experience in many different areas of the field. Dr. Jefferson has published 10 books, and >150 technical papers in peer-reviewed journals and volumes, in addition to many unpublished technical reports. He has acted as a reviewer for more than 35 peer-reviewed journals. He has collaborated with no less than 160 colleagues from many countries in the course of his work, which has taken him all over the world. He has extensive experience in integrating scientific research findings into ‘real world’ solutions involving issues as diverse as fisheries, oil and gas exploration and extraction, coastal development, and military operations.
Primary Research Interests
Population biology and conservation of small cetaceans
Taxonomic investigations on cetaceans
Identification of diagnostic characters for marine mammal identification
Ecology and stock discrimination of marine mammals