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69 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
16 Citations (Scopus)

Why coastal regulations fail

Neal, B., Pilkey, O., Cooper, A. & Longo, N., 15 Apr 2018, In : Ocean and Coastal Management. 156, p. 21-34

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

disaster relief
political instability
overturn
coastal zone management
erosion rate
8 Citations (Scopus)
spray
sand
breaking wave
sediment budget
wind wave

Wave influences in contemporary and Mesoarchaean stromatolites

Smith, A., Cooper, A., Guastella, L. & Bharath, V., 11 Nov 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Sedimentary Geology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

shore platform
wave climate
microbialite
sedimentary structure
paleoenvironment

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
11 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

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

Tidal strait to embayment: seismic stratigraphy and evolution of a rock-bounded embayment in the context of Holocene sea level change.

Cooper, A., Green, A., Meireles, R., Klein, A., de Abreu, J. G. N. & Toldo, E., 1 Sep 2019, In : Marine Geology. 415, 105972.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

seismic stratigraphy
Stratigraphy
Sea level
sea level change
strait
27 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
9 Citations (Scopus)

Three-dimensional airflow and sediment transport patterns over barchan dunes

Smith, A., Jackson, D. W. T. & Cooper, A., 1 Feb 2017, In : Geomorphology. 278, p. 28-42

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
barchan
airflow
sediment transport
dune
computational fluid dynamics
20 Citations (Scopus)

The stratigraphic evolution of a large back-barrier lagoon system with a non-migrating barrier

Benellack, K., Green, A., Humphries, M., Cooper, A., Dlada, NN. & Finch, J., 1 Sep 2016, In : Marine Geology. 379, p. 64-77

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
lagoon
Sea level
unconformity
Lakes
sea level

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

The role of shelf morphology and antecedent setting in the preservation of palaeo-shoreline (beachrock and aeolianite) sequences: the SE African shelf

Green, A., Cooper, A. & Saltzmann, L., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Geo-Marine Letters. 38, p. 5-18

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

beachrock
shoreline
bedrock
incised valley
shore platform
12 Citations (Scopus)
beachrock
shoreline
bedrock
incised valley
shore platform
57 Citations (Scopus)
tide
estuary
river
sediment
river system
17 Citations (Scopus)

THE OCCURRENCE AND FORMATION OF LADDERBACK RIPPLES IN SUBTIDAL, SHALLOW-MARINE SANDS, ZULULAND, SOUTH-AFRICA

Ramsay, PJ., Cooper, A., Wright, CI. & Mason, TR., Mar 1989, In : Marine Geology. 86, 2-3, p. 229-235

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Citations (Scopus)

The late Cenozoic evolution of coastal water bodies in Northern Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

Wright, CI., Miller, WR. & Cooper, A., Jul 2000, In : Marine Geology. 167, 3-4, p. 207-229

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coastal water
Holocene
sea level
segmentation
lake

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

9 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
fetch
sediment transport
beach
experiment
wind velocity
5 Citations (Scopus)

The extant shore platform stromatolite (SPS) facies association: a glimpse into the Archean?

Smith, A., Cooper, A., Misra, S., Guastella, L., Bharuth, V. & Botes, R., 13 Apr 2018, In : Biogeosciences. 15, p. 2189-2203

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
shore platform
stromatolite
Archean
tufa
Lewisian
49 Citations (Scopus)

THE ESTUARINE HEALTH INDEX - A NEW APPROACH TO SCIENTIFIC-INFORMATION TRANSFER

Cooper, A., RAMM, AEL. & HARRISON, TD., 1994, In : Ocean and Coastal Management. 25, 2, p. 103-141

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coastal zone management
estuary
coast
environmental assessment
esthetics
32 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

Texture and Composition of Sediments in the Mgeni Estuary.

Cooper, A., 1986, 13, p. 15-29

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Temporal variability in winter wave conditions and storminess in the northwest of Ireland

Loureiro, C. & Cooper, A., 30 Nov 2018, In : Irish Geography. 51, 2, 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ireland
winter
wave height
energetics
statistical analysis

Temporal variability in tidal flat morphology, Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland.

Ryan, N. & Cooper, A., 1998, In : Journal of Coastal Research. SI 26, 2, p. 134-143

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Surficial beach structures formed by wave-generated foam

Cooper, A. & Jackson, D., Nov 2001, In : Journal of Geology. 109, 6, p. 780-788

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

foam
beach
wave runup
tide
rill
20 Citations (Scopus)

Submerged shoreline preservation and ravinement during rapid postglacial sea-level rise and subsequent "slowstand"

Pretorius, L., Green, A. & Cooper, A., 1 Jul 2016, In : Geological Society of America Bulletin. 128, 7-8, p. 1059-1069

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Postglacial
shoreline
transgression
sea level rise
shoreline change
8 Citations (Scopus)

Submerged beachrock preservation in the context of wave ravinement

Pretorius, L., Green, A. & Cooper, A., Feb 2018, In : Geo-Marine Letters. 38, 1, p. 19-32

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

beachrock
shoreline
reef
gully
limestone
31 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
barrier island
dune
bedrock
stratigraphy
sand

Stratigraphic and morphologic signatures of continental shelves, IGC 2016, Cape Town: an introduction

Green, A. & Cooper, A., 17 Jan 2018, In : Geo-Marine Letters. 38, p. 1-3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

continental shelf
iceberg
Postglacial
sea level change
conditioning
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

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

30 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
11 Citations (Scopus)

Stepped Holocene sea-level rise and its influence on sedimentation in a large marine embayment: Maputo Bay, Mozambique

De Lecea, A., Green, A., Strachan, K., Cooper, A. & Wiles, E., 5 Jul 2017, In : estuarine, coastal and shelf science. 193, p. 25-36

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Holocene
sea level change
sea level
sedimentation
progradation

Spatial variability in beach biogeomorphology in a tropical archipelago

Gore, S., Cooper, A., Jackson, DWT. & Jereki, L., 1 Jul 2019, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 44, 9, p. 1860-1875 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

archipelago
beach
Caribbean Region
determinants
local factors
9 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial variability in approaches to coastal protection in Ireland

O'Hagan, A-M. & Cooper, A., 2002, In : Journal of Coastal Research. SI 36, p. 544-551

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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
82 Citations (Scopus)

Socio-economic data in coastal vulnerability indices: constraints and opportunities

McLaughlin, S., McKenna, J. & Cooper, A., 2002, In : Journal of Coastal Research. SI 36, p. 487-497

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

100 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

109 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
13 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access

SHORELINE DEPOSITS AND DIAGENESIS RESULTING FROM 2 LATE PLEISTOCENE HIGHSTANDS NEAR +5 AND +6 METERS, DURBAN, SOUTH-AFRICA

Cooper, A. & Flores, RM., Apr 1991, In : Marine Geology. 97, 3-4, p. 325-343

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

highstand
diagenesis
shoreline
Pleistocene
cementation
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

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

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

Sedimentology of a west Donegal estuary

Burningham, H. & Cooper, A., 1998, In : Journal of Coastal Research. SI 26, 2, p. 24-30

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

SEDIMENTATION IN THE CLIFF-BOUND, MICROTIDAL MTAMVUNA ESTUARY, SOUTH-AFRICA

Cooper, A., Jun 1993, In : Marine Geology. 112, 1-4, p. 237-256

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cliff
estuary
sedimentation
sand
sediment