Peter Porskamp

Phone 0474 197 301
Campus Warrnambool
Supervisor Daniel Ierodiaconou
John Arnould


Thesis title
Benthic habitat mapping of marine protected areas

Research interests

  1. Marine Remote Sensing
  2. Marine Ecology
  3. Modelling


2009-2013 – B.Sc (Hons) in Biology at Acadia University, Canada

2013-2015 – M.Sc in Biology at Acadia University, Canada

2015-2016 – Advanced Diploma in Marine Geomatics at the Centre of Geographic Sciences, Canada

2017-Current – PhD Candidate at Deakin University, Australia

Key Publications

Porskamp, P. 2013. Passive acoustic detection of harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) in Minas Passage, Nova Scotia, Canada. Honours thesis, Acadia University, Wolfville, NS. Supervisor: Dr Anna Redden

Porskamp, P. 2015. Detecting and assessing trends in harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) presence in and near the force test site. Masters thesis, Acadia University, Wolfville, NS. Supervisor: Dr. Anna Redden

Wood, J., Tollit, D., Redden, A.M., Porskamp, P., Broome, J., Fogarty, L., Booth, C., and Karsten, R. 2013. Passive Acoustic Monitoring of Cetacean Activity Patterns and Movements in Minas Passage: Pre- Turbine Baseline Conditions (2011-2012). Final Report to Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE) and Offshore Energy Research Association (OERA).

Wood, J, PHJ Porskamp, AM Redden, D Tollit, J Broome, B Polagye, R Cavagnaro, C Booth and C Sparling. (in revision). Passive acoustic monitoring of porpoises at the FORCE site in Minas Passage, Bay of Fundy, with comparisons to other tidal energysites. Reviewed by Estuaries and Coasts.