Publications

Alibhai S, Jewell Z, Evans J (2017) The challenge of monitoring elusive large carnivores: An accurate and cost-effective tool to identify and sex pumas (Puma concolor) from footprints. PLOS ONE 12(3): e0172065. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0172065

Jewell, Z. C., Alibhai, S. K., Weise, F., Munro, S., Van Vuuren, M., Van Vuuren, R. Spotting Cheetahs: Identifying Individuals by their Footprints. J. Vis. Exp. (111), e54034, doi:10.3791/54034 (2016). http://www.jove.com/video/54034/spotting-cheetahs-identifying-individuals-by-their-footprints

Pimm, S., Jewell, Z.C. &  Alibhai, S.K. (2016) Comment on ‘Technologies for Conserving Biodiversity in the Anthropocene’, by John O’Brien. Forum response for Issues in Science and Technology. “Forum.” Issues in Science and Technology 32, no. 2 (Winter 2016).http://issues.org/32-2/forum-29/

Pimm, Stuart L., Sky Alibhai, Richard Bergl, Alex Dehgan, Chandra Giri, Zoë Jewell, Lucas Joppa, Roland Kays, and Scott Loarie. “Emerging Technologies to Conserve Biodiversity.” Trends in ecology & evolution 30, no. 11 (2015): 685-696. 295 Pimm et al 2015 TREE doi: 10.1109/CIMSIVP.2014.7013288. URL: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=7013288&isnumber=7013258

Lokare, Namita; Ge, Qian; Snyder, Wesley; Jewell, Zoe; Allibhai, Sky; Lobaton, Edgar, “Manifold learning approach to curve identification with applications to footprint segmentation,” Computational Intelligence for Multimedia, Signal and Vision Processing (CIMSIVP), 2014 IEEE Symposium on , vol., no., pp.1,8, 9-12 Dec. 2014

Jiayin Gu, Sky K. Alibhai, Zoe C. Jewell, Guangshun Jiang, Jianzhang Ma (2014)  Sex determination of Amur tigers (Panthera tigris altaica) from footprints in snow.. Wildlife Society Bulletin 04/2014; DOI:10.1002/wsb.432

Jewell, Z. C., Alibhai, S.K. & Evans, J. W. (2014) Monitoring mountain lion using footprints:  A robust new technique.  Wild Felid Monitor: 7 (1) pp 26-27.

Jewell, Z. C. (2013), Effect of Monitoring Technique on Quality of Conservation Science. Conservation Biology, 27: 501–508. doi: 10.1111/cobi.12066

Law, P.R., Jewell, Z.C. & Alibhai, S.K. (2013) Using Shape and Size to Quantify Variation in Footprints for Individual Identification: Case Study with White Rhino (Ceratotherium simum).   Wildlife Society Bulletin 37(2):433–438; 2013; DOI: 10.1002/wsb.250

Jewell, Z.C. & Alibhai, S.K., (2013) Identifying Endangered Species from Footprints. The International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) Newsroom. DOI:10.1117/2.1201212.004636

Jewell, Z.C. & Alibhai, S.K. (2010) Ethics and the Immobilization of animals. In the Encyclopedia of Animal rights and Animal welfare (2nd Ed.) Vol. 1: p.260-265 Greenwood Press.

Alibhai, S.K, & Jewell, Z.C. (2008d).  WildTrack: Using footprints to monitor endangered species.  Paper delivered at the International Workshop on Distributed Sensing and Collective Intelligence in Biodiversity Monitoring.  Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), Kruislaan 413, 1098 SJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands.  3rd-5th December 2008.

Alibhai, S.K, & Jewell, Z.C. (2008c). The development of a footprint identification technique (FIT) for censusing and monitoring Polar bear (Ursus maritimus).  Unpubl. preliminary report.

Alibhai, S.K., Jewell, Z.C. & Law P.R. (2008b).  Preliminary assessment of the potential use of the  footprint identification technique (FIT) for monitoring cheetah.  Report for N/a’an ku se wildlife research, Namibia.

Alibhai, S.K., Jewell, Z.C. & Law P.R. (2008a). Identifying white rhino (Ceratotherium simum) by a footprint identification technique, at the individual and species levels.   Endangered Species Research 4: 219-225 http://www.int-res.com/articles/esr2008/4/n004p205.pdf

Petridou, M., Sgardelis, S., Youlatos, D., Mertzanis, Y., Alibhai, S.K. & Jewell, Z.C. (2008c). Greece: An attempt to identify individual brown bears from their footprints. International Bear News 17 (3): 16-17.

Alibhai, S.K. & Jewell, Z.C. (2007)  A census estimate of Lowland Tapir (Tapirus terrestris) in the Morro de Diabo State Park, Sao Paulo State, Brazil, using the Footprint Identification Technique (FIT).  Report to P. Medici, Chair, IUCN/SSC Tapir Specialist Group

Alibhai, S.K. & Jewell, Z.C. (2006) Individual identification, gender and age class determination for the lowland tapir (Tapirus terrestris) using a footprint identification technique (FIT). Report to P. Medici, Chair, IUCN/SSC Tapir Specialist Group.

Alibhai, S.K. & Jewell, Z.C. (2002).  Response to Atkinson, du Toit, Radcliffe, Dooley and Kock. In ‘The cost of information: should black rhinos be immobilized?’ Editorial by Boyd, I.L. In J. Zool. 258: 279-280.

Alibhai, S.K. & Jewell, Z.C. (2001). Hot under the collar: The failure of radio-collars on black rhino (Diceros bicornis). Oryx 35 (4), 284-288.

Alibhai, S.K, & Jewell, Z.C. (2001).  Forum: reply to du Toit  Oryx 35 (4) 1-1.

Alibhai, S.K., Jewell Z.C. & Towindo, S.S. (2001).The effects of immobilization on fertility in female black rhino (Diceros bicornis). J. Zool. 253: 333-345

Jewell, Z.C., Alibhai S.K., &  Law, P.R. (2001). Censusing and monitoring black rhino (Diceros bicornis) using an objective spoor (footprint) identification technique, J. Zool. 254: 1-16

Alibhai, S.K., & Jewell, Z.C. (2000) A census of white rhino (Ceratotherium simum) at the Otjiwa Game Ranch using a spoor identification technique. Preliminary report for the Rhino Management Committee Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Namibia.

Alibhai, S.K. & Jewell, Z.C. (1997b). Black rhino censusing and monitoring using a spoor recognition technique. A preliminary feasibility study for use in Etosha National Park. Report to the Ministry of Environment & Tourism, Namibia.

Alibhai, S.K. & Jewell, Z.C. (1997a). Pilot study to investigate a spoor recognition system for censusing and monitoring black rhino in Etosha National Park. Report to the Ministry of Environment & Tourism, Namibia.

Alibhai, S.K., Jewell, Z. C. & Towindo, S.S. (1996b). The Density, Distribution and Ranging of the Black Rhino (Diceros bicornis) in the Sinamatella Intensive Protection Zone (IPZ), Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. Report to the DNP, Zimbabwe.

Alibhai, S.K., Jewell, Z.C. and Towindo S.S. (1996a). Rhinowatch Survey Report: Sinamatella Intensive Protection Zone – A Systematic Ground Survey of Large Mammals in 1994. Report to the Department of National Parks and Wild Life Management of Zimbabwe.

Alibhai, S.K. Jewell, Z.C. and Towindo S.S. (1995) Rhinowatch Survey Report: Sinamatella Intensive Protection Zone – A Systematic Ground Survey of the black rhino (Diceros bicornis) in 1994. Report to the Department of National Parks and Wild Life Management of Zimbabwe.

Alibhai, S.K & Jewell, Z.C. (1994). Rhinowatch Survey Report: Chirisa Safari Area and Sengwa Wildlife Research Area – A Systematic Ground Survey of Large Mammals in 1992. Report to the Department of National Parks and Wild Life Management of Zimbabwe.

Alibhai, S.K. & Jewell, Z.C. (1993). Rhinowatch Survey Report: Chirisa Safari Area and Sengwa Wildlife Research Area – A Systematic Ground Survey of black rhino in 1992. Report to the Department of National Parks and Wild Life Management of Zimbabwe.

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