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2010
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
44 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
5 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
2009
20 Citations (Scopus)

Application of the equilibrium planform concept to natural beaches in Northern Ireland

Jackson, D. & Cooper, A., Dec 2009, In : Coastal Engineering. 57, p. 112-123

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
beach
beach morphology
wave diffraction
coast
morphodynamics
22 Citations (Scopus)

Bad beach management: European perspectives

Cooper, A., Anfuso, G. & Del Rio, L., Dec 2009, In : Geological Society of America Special Paper. 460, p. 167-179

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

beach erosion
coastal development
beach
coast
infrastructure
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
12 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
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
36 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
fetch
airflow
sediment transport
trench
timescale
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
74 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
108 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
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
68 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
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

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
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

46 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
2005
11 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

137 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

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
96 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