• 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

2008
30 Citations (Scopus)

Accurate mental maps as an aspect of Local Ecological Knowledge (LEK): a case study from Lough Neagh, Northern Ireland

McKenna, J., Quinn, R., Donnelly, DJ. & Cooper, A., 2008, In : Ecology and Society. 13, 1, p. 1-23 13.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

natural resource
substrate
economics
science
comparison
37 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
fetch
airflow
sediment transport
trench
timescale

Coastal and nearshore sediments and sea level change on the North coast

Cooper, A., 2008, North of Ireland Fieldguide. p. 204-207

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Coastal economies and people

Cooper, A., 2008

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

frost
climate change
ecosystem
science
economy

CONCEPTS OF FAIRNESS IN COASTAL EROSION MANAGEMENT

Cooper, A. & McKenna, J., Jan 2008

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

coastal erosion
social justice
cost-benefit analysis
equity
decision making
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
78 Citations (Scopus)

Managing by principle: a critical assessment of the EU principles of ICZM.

McKenna, J., Cooper, A. & O'Hagan, A-M., 2008, In : Marine Policy. 32, p. 941-955

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
irreconcilable differences
EU
Group
management
116 Citations (Scopus)

Social justice in coastal erosion management: The temporal and spatial dimensions

Cooper, A. & McKenna, J., Jan 2008, In : Geoforum. 39, 1, p. 294-306

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
social justice
coastal erosion
coastal protection
cost-benefit analysis
human rights

STATUTORY VERSUS PARTICIPATORY ICZM

Cooper, A., Jan 2008

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

stakeholder
Law
common good
Group
concession
31 Citations (Scopus)

Storm-Driven Shoreface Morphodynamics on a Low-Wave Energy Delta: The Role of Nearshore Topography and Shoreline Orientation

Backstrom, J. T., Jackson, D., Cooper, A. & Malvarez, G. C., Nov 2008, In : Journal of Coastal Research. 24, 6, p. 1379-1387

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
morphodynamics
wave energy
shoreline
topography
coast

The European Principles of Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) and coastal erosion management: Fit for purpose?

McKenna, J., Cooper, A. & O'Hagan, A., 2008

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access
File
coastal erosion
prioritization
coastal zone management
conflict
recommendation
72 Citations (Scopus)

Working with natural processes: the challenge for coastal protection strategies

Cooper, A. & McKenna, J., Dec 2008, In : GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL. 174, Part 4, p. 315-331

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coastal protection
coastal zone management
engineering
currency
coast
2007
11 Citations (Scopus)

Coastal dune conservation on an Irish commonage: community-based management or Tragedy of the Commons?

McKenna, J., MacLeod, M., Cooper, A., O'Hagan, A-M. & Power, J., 2007, In : GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL. 173, p. 157-169

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fetch-limited barrier islands a new coastal landform category.

Cooper, A., Pilkey, O. & Lewis, D., Mar 2007, In : GSA Today. 17, 3, p. 4-9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Fetch-limited barrier islands of Spencer Gulf, South Australia.

Lewis, D. A., Cooper, A. & Pilkey, O. H., 2007, In : Journal of Coastal Research. SI 50, p. 912-916

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inlet-associated beach dynamics, northwest Ireland.

O'Connor, M., Cooper, A. & Jackson, D., 2007, In : Journal of Coastal Research. SI50, p. 626-630

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Islands behind islands: An unappreciated coastal landform.

Cooper, A., Pilkey, O. H. & Lewis, D. A., 2007, In : Journal of Coastal Research. SI 50, p. 907-911

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lifting the flap or why coastal models don't work.

Pilkey, O. H. & Cooper, A., 2007, In : Journal of Coastal Research. SI 50, p. 585-587

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Citations (Scopus)

Mesoscale coastal behavior related to morphological self-adjustment

Cooper, A., McKenna, J., Jackson, D. & O'Connor, M., Feb 2007, In : Geology. 35, 2, p. 187-190

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
tsunami
hurricane
sediment
sea level
energy

Quantification and measurement of longshore sediment transport: an unattainable goal?.

Cooper, A. & Pilkey, O., 2007, Coastal and Shelf Sediment Transport. Balson, P. & Collins, M. (eds.). Vol. Spec P. p. 37-43

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

24 Citations (Scopus)

Relative sea-level changes from NE Ireland during the last glacial termination

McCabe, M., Cooper, A. & Kelley, J. T., Sep 2007, In : Journal of the Geological Society. 164, Part 5, p. 1059-1063

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Last Glacial
sea level change
sea level
ice
uplift

Shoreface dynamics on the high energy coast of Northern Ireland.

Backstrom, J., Cooper, A. & Jackson, D., 2007, In : Journal of Coastal Research. SI 50, p. 594-598

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Temperate Coasts

Cooper, A., 2007, Environmental Sedimentology. p. 263-301

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2006
14 Citations (Scopus)

A remote-sensing technique for the identification of aeolian fetch distance

Lynch, K., Jackson, D. & Cooper, A., Dec 2006, In : Sedimentology. 53, 6, p. 1381-1390

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
fetch
remote sensing
beach
beach profile
tide gauge

Coastal Geomorphology in Spain

Alonso, I. (ed.) & Cooper, A. (ed.), 2006, 128 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access

Geomorphology of Irish estuaries: Inherited and dynamic controls

Cooper, A., 2006, In : Journal of Coastal Research. 1, Sp. Is, p. 176-180

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

geomorphology
estuary
coast
bedrock
sea level

Natural and anthropic coasts: challenges for coastal management in Spain.

Cooper, A. & Alonso, I., 2006, In : Journal of Coastal Research. SI 48, p. 1-7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Citations (Scopus)

Sacred Cows in Coastal management: the need for a cheap and transitory model

McKenna, J. & Cooper, A., 2006, In : AREA. 38, p. 421-431

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Citations (Scopus)

Sea-level change and inner shelf stratigraphy off Northern Ireland

Kelley, JT., Cooper, A., Jackson, DWT., Belknap, DF. & Quinn, R., 18 Oct 2006, In : Marine Geology. 232, 1-2, p. 1-15

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
lowstand
sea level change
stratigraphy
sea level
shoreline

Sedimentary Indicators of sea level change: high energy coasts.

Cooper, A., 2006, Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science. Elsevier, p. 2983-2993

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2005
6 Citations (Scopus)

Carrying Capacity of Coastal Areas

MacLeod, M. & Cooper, A., 2005, Encyclopedia of Coastal Systems. p. 228

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

12 Citations (Scopus)

Fetch Limited Barrier Islands of Chesapeake Bay and Delaware Bay

Lewis, D., Cooper, A. & Pilkey, O., 2005, In : Southeastern Geology. 44, p. 1-7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

140 Citations (Scopus)

Geological control of beach morphodynamic state

Jackson, D., Cooper, A. & del Rio, L., May 2005, In : Marine Geology. 216, 4, p. 297-314

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
morphodynamics
beach
tidal range
wave energy
beach morphology
5 Citations (Scopus)

Land tenure type as an underrated legal constraint on the conservation management of coastal dunes: examples from Ireland

McKenna, J., MacLeod, M., Cooper, A., O'Hagan, A-M. & Power, J., 2005, In : AREA. 37, p. 312-323

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microtidal coasts

Cooper, A., 2005, Encyclopedia of Coastal Systems. p. 638

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Tropical rhodoliths with multiple internal abrasion surfaces: Diani Reef, Southern Kenya

Smith, AM. & Cooper, A., 2005, In : Journal of Coastal Research. Sp. Is, Sp. Is, p. 74-78

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

abrasion
reef
rhodolith
tidal current
shallow water
2004
16 Citations (Scopus)

Alternatives to the mathematical modeling of beaches

Cooper, A. & Pilkey, OH., 2004, In : Journal of Coastal Research. 20, 3, p. 641-644

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

beach
engineering
modeling
prediction
gradualism
97 Citations (Scopus)

Identifying storm impacts on an embayed, high-energy coastline: examples from western Ireland

Cooper, A., Jackson, D., Navas, F., McKenna, J. & Malvarez, G., Sep 2004, In : Marine Geology. 210, 1-4, S, p. 261-280

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
coast
energy
beach
dune
coastal morphology
42 Citations (Scopus)

Longshore drift: Trapped in an expected universe

Cooper, A. & Pilkey, OH., Sep 2004, In : Journal of Sedimentary Research. 74, 5, p. 599-606

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

longshore transport
sand
volume transport
beach
engineering
10 Citations (Scopus)

Morphology and historical evolution of north-east Atlantic coastal deposits: the west Donegal estuaries, north-west Ireland.

Burningham, H. & Cooper, A., 2004, In : Journal of Coastal Research. Sp. Is, Sp. Is, p. 148-159

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dune
estuary
coastal evolution
wave climate
sediment budget
35 Citations (Scopus)

Natural bathymetric change as a control on century-scale shoreline behavior

Cooper, A. & Navas, F., Jun 2004, In : Geology. 32, 6, p. 513-516

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
bathymetry
shoreline change
shoreline
accretion
beach nourishment

Questioning the Rules in Coastal Erosion.

Cooper, A. & Pilkey, O., Aug 2004, In : Physics Today. August, p. 21-22

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

230 Citations (Scopus)

Sea-level rise and shoreline retreat: time to abandon the Bruun Rule

Cooper, A. & Pilkey, OH., Nov 2004, In : Global and Planetary Change. 43, 3-4, p. 157-171

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
shoreline
sea level
advocacy
sea level rise
persistence
102 Citations (Scopus)

Society and sea level rise

Pilkey, OH. & Cooper, A., Mar 2004, In : Science. 303, 5665, p. 1781-1782

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2003
6 Citations (Scopus)

Obsolete maps and coastal management: case studies from northwest Ireland.

McKenna, J., O'Hagan, A-M., MacLeod, M., Power, J. & Cooper, A., 2003, In : Coastal Management. 31, p. 229-246

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Perched salt marshes on a high energy coast: Implications for sea level reconstructions

Cooper, A. & Power, J., 2003, In : Journal of Coastal Research. 19, 2, p. 357-363

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

saltmarsh
sea level
coast
energy
marsh
2002
25 Citations (Scopus)
coastal zone management
comparative study
beach
questionnaire survey
amenity