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2009
23 Citations (Scopus)

Boom and Bust: The Influence of Macroscale Economics on the World's Coasts

Cooper, A. & McKenna, J., May 2009, In : Journal of Coastal Research. 25, 3, p. 533-538

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)

Coastal erosion management and the European principles of ICZM: local versus strategic perspectives

McKenna, J., Cooper, A. & O'Hagan, A., 2009, In : Journal of Coastal Conservation. 13, p. 165-173

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)

Coastal research and policy integration in northwest Europe. The COREPOINT project

Cooper, A. & Cummins, V., Nov 2009, In : Marine Policy. 33, 6, p. 869-870

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
coastal zone management
nongovernmental organization
European Union
Europe
policy integration
13 Citations (Scopus)

Contemporary morphodynamics of a high-energy headland-embayment shoreface

Backstrom, J. T., Jackson, D. & Cooper, A., 27 Feb 2009, In : Continental Shelf Research. 29, 11-12, p. 1361-1372

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
morphodynamics
energy
bathymetric survey
water depth
beach
28 Citations (Scopus)

Contrasting Morphologic Behaviour at Embayed Beaches in Southern Portugal

Loureiro, C., Ferreira, O. & Cooper, A., 2009, In : Journal of Coastal Research. 1, Sp. Is, p. 83-87

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

beach
wave climate
sediment
erosion
berm
46 Citations (Scopus)

Foredune accretion under offshore winds

Lynch, K., Jackson, D. & Cooper, A., Apr 2009, In : Geomorphology. 105, 1-2, S, p. 139-146

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
accretion
dune
airflow
beach
sediment transport
33 Citations (Scopus)

Geological Control on Beach Form: Accommodation Space and Contemporary Dynamics

Jackson, D. & Cooper, A., 2009, In : Journal of Coastal Research. 1, Sp. Is, p. 69-72

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

beach
morphodynamics
bed roughness
tidal range
wave breaking
38 Citations (Scopus)

Global Distribution and Geomorphology of Fetch-Limited Barrier Islands

Pilkey, O. H., Cooper, A. & Lewis, D. A., Jul 2009, In : Journal of Coastal Research. 25, 4, p. 819-837

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
fetch
barrier island
geomorphology
open ocean
saltmarsh
1 Citation (Scopus)

Integrating Science into Shoreline Management Practice and Policy: an Irish Perspective

O'Connor, M., Cooper, A. & McKenna, J., 2009, In : Journal of Coastal Research. 2, Sp. Is, p. 1267-1270

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

shoreline
management practice
coastal zone management
geomorphology
policy
1 Citation (Scopus)

Late Holocene Beach Evolution: Sediment Starvation under a Falling Sea Level

Cooper, A., Jackson, D. & Kelley, J. T., 2009, In : Journal of Coastal Research. 1, Sp. Is, p. 594-598

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

starvation
beach
Holocene
sea level
raised beach
19 Citations (Scopus)

Practice versus policy-led coastal defence management

O'Connor, MC., Lymbery, G., Cooper, A., Gault, J. & McKenna, J., Nov 2009, In : Marine Policy. 33, 6, p. 923-929

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
coastal protection
top-down approach
centralization
coastal erosion
coastal zone
26 Citations (Scopus)

Shoreface morphodynamics of a high-energy, steep and geologically constrained shoreline segment in Northern Ireland

Backstrom, J. T., Jackson, D. & Cooper, A., Feb 2009, In : Marine Geology. 257, 1-4, p. 94-106

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
morphodynamics
shoreline
wind forcing
sediment transport
coastal zone
2010
113 Citations (Scopus)

A multi-scale coastal vulnerability index – a tool for coastal managers?

McLaughlin, S. & Cooper, A., 2010, In : Environmental Hazards. 9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
vulnerability
index
hazard
hazard management
erosion

Book Review: Archaeology and the Sea in Britain and Scandinavia

Cooper, A., 2010, In : Journal of Coastal Research. 26

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
41 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
9 Citations (Scopus)

Coastal issues and conflicts in Northwest Europe: a comparative analysis.

O'Connor, MC., McKenna, J. & Cooper, A., 2010, In : Ocean and Coastal Management. 53

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
45 Citations (Scopus)

Contrasting styles of swell-driven coastal erosion: examples from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Smith, A., Mather, A., Guastela, L., Cooper, A., Ramsay, P. & Theron, A., 2010, In : Geological Magazine. 2010

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
7 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
14 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
exhumation
clast
bedrock
wave action
tsunami

Managing Coasts. Working with natural processes.

Cooper, A. & McKenna, J., Sep 2010, In : Geography Review. 24, 1, p. 12-16

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Piecewise Polynomial Expression of Beach Profiles

Huang, J., Jackson, D. & Cooper, A., 8 Sep 2010, In : Journal of Coastal Research. 26, 5, p. 851-859

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

beach profile
interpolation
beach
temporal analysis
trough
13 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
2011
47 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
21 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

Comparison between modelled and recorded three-dimensional airflow over a coastal dune.

Smyth, T., Jackson, D. & Cooper, A., Jan 2011, 165, p. 15-15

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)

Computational Fluid Dynamic modelling of Three-Dimensional airflow over dune blowouts

Smyth, T., Jackson, D. & Cooper, A., 1 Feb 2011, In : Journal of Coastal Research. SI 64, p. 314-318

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

blowout
computational fluid dynamics
airflow
dune
modeling
33 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
tidal inlet
climate forcing
shoreline
beach
proxy climate record
1 Citation (Scopus)
barrier island
geomorphology
tidal inlet
beach
coast
67 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
computational fluid dynamics
dune
beach
complex terrain
beach morphology
16 Citations (Scopus)

Progress in Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) in Northern Ireland

Cooper, A., 27 Oct 2011, In : Marine Policy. 35, p. 794-799

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
coastal zone management
nongovernmental organization
catalyst
sustainability
monitoring
13 Citations (Scopus)

Re-attachment zone characterisation under offshore winds blowing over complex foredune topography

Delgado-Fernandez, I., Jackson, D., Cooper, A., Baas, A., Lynch, K. & Beyers, M., 1 Feb 2011, In : Journal of Coastal Research. SI 64, p. 273-277

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dune
topography
anemometer
beach
beach profile
3 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial and temporal patterns of sediment activation depth on a high-energy microtidal beach

Gómez-Pujol, L., Jackson, D., Cooper, A., Malvarez, G., Navas, F., Loureiro, C. & Smyth, T., 1 Feb 2011, In : Journal of Coastal Research. SI 64, p. 85-89

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

beach
tide
swell
tidal range
sediment

The Giant's Causeway

Jackson, D., McKenna, J. & Cooper, A., 24 Dec 2011, In : New Scientist. Dec 11, p. 18-18

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Role of Spatial Data Management Strategies in ICZM in Ireland

Murray-O'Connor, H. & Cooper, A., 26 Oct 2011, In : Coastal Management. 39, p. 198-221

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

data management
coastal zone management
spatial data
capacity building
public sector
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

17 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
50 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

48 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
gold
sea level
coasts
coast
waterways
36 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

39 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
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
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
32 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
18 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
16 Citations (Scopus)
rock pool
stromatolite
calcium carbonate
cyanobacterium
environmental conditions