• Cromore Road, Coleraine Campus

    BT52 1SA Coleraine

    United Kingdom

  • 4229 Citations
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1986 …2019
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Research Output 1986 2019

2015

Sand and Gravel spits

Randazzo, G. (ed.), Jackson, D. (ed.) & Cooper, A. (ed.), 1 Jun 2015, 344 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

Open Access
spit
sand and gravel
landform
environmental change
sea level

Seismic architecture, stratigraphy and evolution of a sub-tropical marine embayment: Maputo Bay, Mozambique.

Green, A., Cooper, A., Wiles, E. & De Lecea, A., 10 Oct 2015, In : Marine Geology. 369, p. 300-309

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Storm swash deposition on an embayed rocky coastline: facies, formative mechanisms and preservation.

Dixon, S., Green, A. & Cooper, A., 20 Oct 2015, In : Journal of Sedimentary Research. 85, p. 1155-1165

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014
18 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
blowout
airflow
sediment transport
trough
sediment

Analysis of the Role Distribution and Participation in Sustainable Natural Hazard Risk Governance: a Call for Active Participation

Boyer-Villemaire, U., Benavente, J., Cooper, A. & Bernatchez, P., 31 Mar 2014, In : Environmental Hazards: Human and Policy Dimensions. 13, p. 38-57

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

natural hazard
United Nations
disaster
resource management
sustainable development

Are natural sandy beaches facing extinction?

Pilkey, O. & Cooper, A., 28 Apr 2014, In : Journal of Coastal Research. S.I. 7, p. 431-436

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

beach
extinction
degradation
shoreline
oil spill

Beachrock variability and sea level implications from a subtropical coastal setting: a preliminary study

Kelly, C., Green, A., Cooper, A. & Wiles, E., 28 Apr 2014, In : Journal of Coastal Research. S.I. 7, p. 736-742

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

beachrock
sea level
depositional environment
shoreline
outcrop
10 Citations (Scopus)

Challenges and opportunities in climate change adaptation for communities in Europe’s northern periphery

Muir, D., Cooper, A. & Petursdottir, G., Mar 2014, In : Ocean and Coastal Management. 94, p. 1-8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Cliff-top storm deposits (55-63m amsl) from Morgan Bay, South Africa

Smith, A., Green, A., Cooper, A., Dixon, S., Pretorius, L., Wiles, E. & Guastella, L., 29 Apr 2014, In : Journal of Coastal Research. S.I. 7, p. 349-353

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

storm deposit
breccia
cliff
shell
sandy soil

Coastal Climate Change Adaptation in the Northern Periphery of Europe.Ocean and Coastal Management, Vol. 94, Special Issue

Cooper, A. (ed.), Muir, D. (ed.) & Pétursdóttir, G. (ed.), 1 Jun 2014, Elsevier. 98 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

36 Citations (Scopus)

Geomorphic and stratigraphic signals of postglacial meltwater pulses on continental shelves

Green, A., Cooper, A. & Salzmann, L., 6 Jan 2014, In : Geology. 42, p. 151-154

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
meltwater
Postglacial
continental shelf
shoreline
geomorphology
8 Citations (Scopus)

Non-uniformity of storm impacts on three high-energy embayed beaches

Loureiro, C., Ferreira, O. & Cooper, A., 28 Apr 2014, In : Journal of Coastal Research. S.I. 7, p. 326-331

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

beach
energy
morphodynamics
shoreline
spring water

Preliminary classification of coastal dunes of KwaZulu-Natal.

Jackson, D., Cooper, A. & Green, A., 28 Apr 2014, In : Journal of Coastal Research. S.I. 7, p. 718-722

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dune
dune field
coast
bypass
coastal plain

Proceedings 14th International Coastal Symposium. Journal of Coastal Research Special Issue 70,

Green, A. (ed.) & Cooper, A. (ed.), 19 Mar 2014, 742 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

Quantifying community's functional awareness of coastal changes and hazards from citizen perception analysis in Canada, UK and Spain

Boyer-Villemaire, U., Bernatchez, P., Benavente, J. & Cooper, A., Mar 2014, In : Ocean and Coastal Management. 93, p. 106-120

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hazard
coast
fragmentation
coastal erosion
environmental hazard
34 Citations (Scopus)

The adaptation spectrum: a classification of responses to climate-induced coastal change

Cooper, A. & Pile, J., 29 Jan 2014, In : Ocean and Coastal Management. 94, p. 90-98

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Last Beach

Pilkey, O. & Cooper, A., 20 Nov 2014, 256 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2013

A groundswell event on the coast of the British Virgin Islands: variability in morphological impact.

Cooper, A., Jackson, D. & Gore, S., Jan 2013, In : Journal of Coastal Research. SI 65, p. 696-701

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

beach
coast
swell
sand
tsunami
33 Citations (Scopus)

Airflow reversal and alternating corkscrew vortices in foredune wake zones during perpendicular and oblique offshore winds

Jackson, D. W. T., Beyers, M., Delgado-Fernandez, I., Baas, A. C. W., Cooper, A. & Lynch, K., 3 Mar 2013, In : Geomorphology. 187, p. 86-93

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
airflow
vortex
dune
beach
eddy
19 Citations (Scopus)

Alongshore variation of aeolian sediment transport on a beach under offshore winds

Lynch, K., Delgado-Fernandez, I., Jackson, D., Cooper, A., Baas, A. C. W. & Beyers, J. H. M., 1 Jan 2013, In : Aeolian Research. 8, p. 11-18

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
sediment transport
beach
morphodynamics
experimental design
wind direction
28 Citations (Scopus)

Applicability of parametric beach morphodynamic state classification on embayed beaches

Loureiro, C., Ferreira, O. & Cooper, A., 3 Dec 2013, In : Marine Geology. 346, p. 153-164

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Backbeach deflation aprons: morphology and sedimentology

Cooper, A., Smith, A. M. & Green, A. N., 1 Oct 2013, In : Journal of Sedimentary Research. 83, 5, p. 395-405

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
deflation
sedimentology
clast
dune
beachrock
17 Citations (Scopus)
rock pool
stromatolite
calcium carbonate
cyanobacterium
environmental conditions
25 Citations (Scopus)

Field characterization of three-dimensional lee-side airflow patterns under offshore winds at a beach-dune system

Delgado-Fernandez, I., Jackson, D. W. T., Cooper, A., Baas, A. C. W., Beyers, J. H. & Lynch, K., 1 Oct 2013, In : Journal of Geophysical Research. 118, p. 706-721

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
airflow
dune
beach
wind direction
anemometer
30 Citations (Scopus)

Formation and preservation of an overstepped segmented lagoon complex on a high-energy continental shelf

Green, A., Cooper, A., Leuci, R. & Thackeray, Z., 1 Oct 2013, In : Sedimentology. 60

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
continental shelf
shoreline
lagoon
incised valley
sea level

Ireland

Cooper, A., 5 Mar 2013, Coastal Erosion and Protection in Europe. London, p. 209-226

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

7 Citations (Scopus)

Mesoscale geomorphic change on low-energy barrier islands in Chesapeake Bay, USA.

Cooper, A., Sep 2013, In : Geomorphology. 199, p. 82-94

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
barrier island
energy
marsh
spit
sediment

Quantitative modeling of coastal processes: a boom or bust for society?

Pilkey, O., Young, R. & Cooper, A., 1 Oct 2013, In : Geological Society of America Special Paper. 502, p. 135-144

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Seasonal and episodic variability in the morphodynamics of an ephemeral inlet, Zinkwazi Estuary, South Africa

Bond, J. K., Green, A. N., Cooper, A. & Humphries, M. S., 1 Jan 2013, In : Journal of Coastal Research. SI 65, p. 446-451

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
morphodynamics
estuary
reworking
tide
tidal inlet
2 Citations (Scopus)

Sedimentary Indicators of Relative Sea-Level Changes – High Energy

Cooper, A., May 2013, Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science. Elsevier, p. 385-395

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

32 Citations (Scopus)

Submerged barrier shoreline sequences on a high energy, steep and narrow shelf

Saltzmann, L., Green, A. & Cooper, A., 1 Dec 2013, In : Marine Geology. 346, p. 366-374

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sea level
shoreline
energy
Stratigraphy
Erosion
29 Citations (Scopus)

Three dimensional airflow patterns within a coastal trough-bowl blowout during fresh breeze to hurricane force winds

Smyth, T. A. G., Jackson, D. & Cooper, A., 6 Jun 2013, In : Aeolian Research. 9, p. 111-123

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
blowout
hurricane
airflow
trough
wind velocity
12 Citations (Scopus)

Unusual barrier/inlet behaviour associated with active coastal progradation and river-dominated estuaries.

Green, A., Cooper, A. & LeVieux, A., 2 Jan 2013, In : Journal of Coastal Research. SI 66, p. 10-16

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vertical stacking of multiple highstand shoreline deposits from Cretaceous to the present: facies development and preservation.

Cooper, A., Green, A. N. & Smith, A. M., Jan 2013, In : Journal of Coastal Research. SI65, p. 1904-1908

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

highstand
stacking
shoreline
Cretaceous
reef
2012

A Pliocene age and origin for the strandflat of the Western Isles of Scotland: a speculative hypothesis

Dawson, A., Dawson, S., Cooper, A., Gemmell, A. & Bates, R., Oct 2012, In : Geological Magazine. 100, p. 1-7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Barrier islands on bedrock: a new landform type demonstrating the role of antecedent topography on coastal evolution.

Cooper, A., Jackson, D., Dawson, A., Dawson, S., Bates, R. & Ritchie, W., 2012, In : Geology. 40, p. 823-826

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
coastal evolution
barrier island
landform
bedrock
geology
23 Citations (Scopus)

Evolution of an incised valley coastal plain estuary under low sediment supply: a 'give-up estuary'

Cooper, A., Green, A. N. & Wright, C. I., 1 Apr 2012, In : Sedimentology. 59, 3, p. 899-916

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
54 Citations (Scopus)

Extreme erosion on high-energy embayed beaches: influence of megarips and storm grouping

Loureiro, C., Ferreira, O. & Cooper, A., 2012, In : Geomorphology. 139-14, p. 155-171

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
gold
sea level
coasts
coast
waterways
37 Citations (Scopus)

Geologically constrained morphological variability and boundary effects in embayed beaches.

Loureiro, C., Ferreira, O. & Cooper, A., Dec 2012, In : Marine Geology. 329-33, p. 1-15

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Citations (Scopus)

High resolution measured and modelled three-dimensional airflow over a coastal bowl blowout

Smyth, T. A. G., Jackson, D. & Cooper, A., 31 Oct 2012, In : Geomorphology. 177-17, p. 62-73

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
blowout
airflow
deflation
wind velocity
wind direction

Introduction: the pitfalls of shoreline stabilization.

Cooper, A. & Pilkey, O., Jun 2012, Pitfalls of Shoreline Stabilization: Selected Case Studies. Dordrecht Heidelberg New York London, p. xi-xiv

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Pitfalls of Shoreline Stabilization: Selected Case Studies

Cooper, A. (ed.) & Pilkey, O. (ed.), Jun 2012, 180 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

15 Citations (Scopus)

Storm swash terraces: a previously overlooked element of the cliff-shore platform system

McKenna, J., Cooper, A. & Jackson, D., Apr 2012, In : Journal of Sedimentary Research. 82, p. 260-269

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
shore platform
wave runup
cliff
terrace
boulder

‘Alternative’ shoreline stabilization devices.

Pilkey, O. & Cooper, A., Jun 2012, Pitfalls of Shoreline Stabilization: selected case studies.. Amsterdam, p. 187-214

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2011
56 Citations (Scopus)

Blue Flag or red herring. Do beach awards encourage the public to visit beaches?

McKenna, J., Williams, A. & Cooper, A., 18 Oct 2011, In : Tourism Management. 32

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Chapter 11. Coastal Margins

Jones, L., Angus, S., Cooper, A., Doody, P. & etc, E., 2011, UK National Ecosystem Assessment (2011) The UK National Ecosystem Assessment: Technical Report.. Watson, R. & Albon, S. (eds.). p. 1-47

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

22 Citations (Scopus)

Coastal dune fields in Ireland: rapid regional response to climatic change

Jackson, D. & Cooper, A., 1 Feb 2011, In : Journal of Coastal Research. SI 64, p. 293-297

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dune field
dune
climate change
landform
vegetation

Coastal Erosion

Cooper, A., 2011, 145 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report