School of Environmental Sciences

  1. Background
  2. Publications
  3. Research Grants
  4. Teaching Interests

Prof Andrew Cooper

Professor Of Coastal Studies

Contact Me
School of Environmental Sciences
University of Ulster
Cromore Road
Coleraine
BT52 1SA
Tel: +44 (0) 2870 124429
Fax:+44 (0) 2870 124911
Email: jag.cooper@ulster.ac.uk

Google Scholar Profile

Education

B.Sc (Hons) Geology 1984 Queen’s University, Belfast
M.Sc. Geology 1986 University of Natal, South Africa
Ph.D. Geology 1991 University of Natal, South Africa

Experience

1984 - Geological Assistant, BP Minerals International
1985-1987 - Field Research Officer, University of Natal (July 1985- May 1987)
1987-1993 - Senior Researcher, CSIR, South Africa
1994 Senior - Lecturer, University of Greenwich, UK
1994-2004 - Reader, University of Ulster, UK
2004-present - Professor of Coastal studies, University of Ulster, UK
2006-present - Chair, Northern Ireland Coastal and Marine Forum Teaching and Learning Activities

Course Director of postgraduate programme in Coastal Zone Management

Module coordinator of ENS808(Management of Coastal Land Resources)
Module coordinator of ENS809(Management of Coastal Water Resources)
Module coordinator of ENS818 (Coastal Management Project)

Publications

Number of items: 214.

Smith, Alan, Green, Andy, Cooper, Andrew, Dixon, Shannon, Pretorius, Lauren, Wiles, Errol and Guastella, lisa (2014) Cliff-top storm deposits (55-63m amsl) from Morgan Bay, South Africa. Journal of Coastal Research, S.I. 70. pp. 349-353.

Loureiro, Carlos, Ferreira, Oscar and Cooper, Andrew (2014) Non-uniformity of storm impacts on three high-energy embayed beaches. Journal of Coastal Research, S.I. 70. pp. 326-331.

Kelly, Chris, Green, Andy, Cooper, Andrew and Wiles, Errol (2014) Beachrock variability and sea level implications from a subtropical coastal setting: a preliminary study. Journal of Coastal Research, S.I. 70. pp. 736-742.

Pilkey, Orrin and Cooper, Andrew (2014) Are natural sandy beaches doomed? . Journal of Coastal Research, S.I. 70. pp. 431-436.

Jackson, Derek, Cooper, Andrew and Green, Andy (2014) Preliminary classification of coastal dunes of KwaZulu-Natal.. Journal of Coastal Research, S.I. 70. pp. 718-722.

Boyer-Villemaire, Ursule, Benavente, Javier, Cooper, Andrew and Bernatchez, Pascal (2014) Analysis of the Role Distribution and Participation in Sustainable Natural Hazard Risk Governance: a Call for Active Participation. Environmental Hazards: Human and Policy Dimensions, 13. pp. 38-57.

Smyth, T.A.G., Jackson, D.W.T. and Cooper, Andrew (2014) Airflow and aeolian sediment transport patterns within a coastal trough blowout during lateral wind conditions. EARTH SURFACE PROCESSES & LANDFORMS, (Accepted).

Boyer-Villemaire, Ursule, Bernatchez, Pascal, Benavente, Javier and Cooper, Andrew (2014) Community functional awareness of environmental changes and hazards: quantifying perceptions in coastal communities of Canada, UK and Spain. . Ocean and Coastal management, tba. pp. 1-12.

Muir, David, Cooper, Andrew and Petursdottir, Gudrun (2014) Challenges and opportunities in climate change adaptation for communities in Europe’s northern periphery. Ocean and Coastal Management, 94. pp. 1-8.

Green, Andrew, Cooper, Andrew and Salzmann, Leslee (2014) Geomorphic and stratigraphic signals of postglacial meltwater pulses on continental shelves. Geology, 42. pp. 151-154.

Cooper, Andrew and Pile, Jeremy (2013) The adaptation spectrum: a classification of responses to climate-induced coastal change. Ocean and Coastal Management, 94. pp. 90-98.

Loureiro, Carlos, Ferreira, Oscar and Cooper, Andrew (2013) Applicability of parametric beach morphodynamic state classification on embayed beaches. Marine Geology, 346. pp. 153-164.

Saltzmann, Leslee, Green, Andrew and Cooper, Andrew (2013) Submerged barrier shoreline sequences on a high energy, steep and narrow shelf. Marine Geology, 346. pp. 366-374.

Delgado-Fernandez, Irene, Jackson, D.W.T., Cooper, J.A.G., Baas, A.C.W., Beyers, J.H. and Lynch, K. (2013) Field characterization of three-dimensional lee-side airflow patterns under offshore winds at a beach-dune system. Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface, 118. pp. 706-721.

Cooper, Andrew, Smith, A.M. and Green, A.N. (2013) Backbeach deflation aprons: morphology and sedimentology. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 83 (5). pp. 395-405.

Green, Andrew, Cooper, Andrew, Leuci, Rio and Thackeray, Zane (2013) Formation and preservation of an overstepped segmented lagoon complex on a high-energy continental shelf. Sedimentology, 60.

Pilkey, Orrin, Young, Robert and Cooper, Andrew (2013) Quantitative modeling of coastal processes: a boom or bust for society?. Geological Society of America Special Paper, 502. pp. 135-144.

Cooper, Andrew (2013) Mesoscale geomorphic change on low-energy barrier islands in Chesapeake Bay, USA.. Geomorphology, 199. pp. 82-94.

Smyth, T.A.G., Jackson, Derek and Cooper, Andrew (2013) Three dimensional airflow patterns within a coastal trough-bowl blowout during fresh breeze to hurricane force winds. Aeolian Research, 9. pp. 111-123.

Cooper, Andrew (2013) Sedimentary Indicators of Relative Sea-Level Changes – High Energy. In: Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science. Elsevier, pp. 385-395. ISBN 978-0-444-52747-9

Cooper, Andrew (2013) Ireland. In: Coastal Erosion and Protection in Europe. Earthscan, Routledge, London, pp. 209-226. ISBN 978-1-84971-339-9

Jackson, D.W.T., Beyers, M., Delgado-Fernandez, I., Baas, A.C.W., Cooper, J.A.G. and Lynch, K. (2013) Airflow reversal and alternating corkscrew vortices in foredune wake zones during perpendicular and oblique offshore winds. Geomorphology, 187. pp. 86-93.

Green, Andrew, Cooper, Andrew and LeVieux, Alain (2013) Unusual barrier/inlet behaviour associated with active coastal progradation and river-dominated estuaries. . Journal of Coastal Research, SI 66. pp. 10-16.

Lynch, K., Delgado-Fernandez, I., Jackson, Derek, Cooper, Andrew, Baas, A.C.W and Beyers, J.H.M. (2013) Alongshore variation of aeolian sediment transport on a beach under offshore winds. Aeolian Research, 8. pp. 11-18.

Bond, J.K., Green, A.N., Cooper, Andrew and Humphries, M.S. (2013) Seasonal and episodic variability in the morphodynamics of an ephemeral inlet, Zinkwazi Estuary, South Africa. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 65. pp. 446-451.

Cooper, Andrew, Jackson, Derek and Gore, Shannon (2013) A groundswell event on the coast of the British Virgin Islands: variability in morphological impact.. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 65. pp. 696-701.

Cooper, Andrew, Smith, A.M. and Arnscheidt, Joerg (2013) Contemporary stromatolite formation in high intertidal rock pools, Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland: preliminary observations. Journal of Coastal Research, SI65. pp. 1675-1680.

Cooper, Andrew, Green, A.N. and Smith, A.M. (2013) Vertical stacking of multiple highstand shoreline deposits from Cretaceous to the present: facies development and preservation. . Journal of Coastal Research, SI65. pp. 1904-1908.

Loureiro, Carlos, Ferreira, Oscar and Cooper, Andrew (2012) Geologically constrained morphological variability and boundary effects in embayed beaches.. Marine Geology, 329-331. pp. 1-15.

Smyth, T.A.G., Jackson, Derek and Cooper, JAG (2012) High resolution measured and modelled three-dimensional airflow over a coastal bowl blowout. Geomorphology, 177-178. pp. 62-73.

Dawson, Alastair, Dawson, Sue, Cooper, Andrew, Gemmell, A and Bates, R (2012) A Pliocene age and origin for the strandflat of the Western Isles of Scotland: a speculative hypothesis . Geological Magazine, 100. pp. 1-7.

Cooper, Andrew and Lemckert, Charles (2012) Reply to discussion by A. Boretti of Extreme sea level rise and adaptation options for coastal resort cities: a qualitative assessment from the Gold Coast, Australia. Ocean and Coastal Management, 64. pp. 1-2.

Cooper, Andrew and Lemckert, Charles (2012) Extreme sea-level rise and adaptation options for coastal resort cities: a qualitative assessment from the Gold Coast, Australia. Ocean and Coastal Management, 64. pp. 1-14.

Pilkey, Orrin and Cooper, Andrew (2012) ‘Alternative’ shoreline stabilization devices. . In: Pitfalls of Shoreline Stabilization: selected case studies. . Springer, Amsterdam, pp. 187-214. ISBN ISBN 978-94-007-4122-5

Cooper, Andrew and Pilkey, Orrin (2012) Introduction: the pitfalls of shoreline stabilization. . In: Pitfalls of Shoreline Stabilization: Selected Case Studies. Springer, Dordrecht Heidelberg New York London, pp. xi-xiv. ISBN ISBN 978-94-007-4122-5

Cooper, Andrew and Pilkey, Orrin, eds. (2012) Pitfalls of Shoreline Stabilization: Selected Case Studies. 180 pp. Springer. ISBN ISSN 2211-0577

Cooper, Andrew, Green, A.N. and Wright, C.I. (2012) Evolution of an incised valley coastal plain estuary under low sediment supply: a 'give-up estuary'. Sedimentology, 59 (3). pp. 899-916.

McKenna, John, Cooper, Andrew and Jackson, Derek (2012) Storm swash terraces: a previously overlooked element of the cliff-shore platform system. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 82. pp. 260-269.

Loureiro, Carlos, Ferreira, Oscar and Cooper, Andrew (2012) Extreme erosion on high-energy embayed beaches: influence of megarips and storm grouping . Geomorphology, 139-140. pp. 155-171.

Cooper, Andrew, Jackson, Derek, Dawson, Alastair, Dawson, Sue, Bates, Richard and Ritchie, William (2012) Barrier islands on bedrock: a new landform type demonstrating the role of antecedent topography on coastal evolution. . Geology, 40. pp. 823-826.

Jackson, Derek, McKenna, J and Cooper, Andrew (2011) The Giant's Causeway. New Scientist, Dec 11. pp. 18-18.

Jackson, Derek, Beyers, Meiring, Lynch, Kevin, Cooper, Andrew, Baas, Andreas and Delgado-Fernandez, Irene (2011) Investigation of three-dimensional wind flow behaviour over coastal dune morphology under offshore winds using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and ultrasonic anemometry.. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 36. pp. 1113-1134.

O'Connor, Marianne, Cooper, Andrew and Jackson, Derek (2011) Decadal behavior of tidal inlet-associated beach systems, Northwest Ireland, in relation to climate forcing. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 81. pp. 38-51.

Pilkey, Orrin, Neal, William, Kelley, Joseph and Cooper, Andrew (2011) The World's Beaches: a global guide to the science of the shoreline. University of California Press. 355 pp ISBN 978-0520268722

Cooper, Andrew, ed. (2011) Lough Swilly: a Living Landscape. 206 pp. Four Courts Press, Dublin. ISBN 978–184682–307–7

Cooper, Andrew (2011) Progress in Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) in Northern Ireland . Marine Policy, 35. pp. 794-799.

Murray-O'Connor, Helen and Cooper, Andrew (2011) The Role of Spatial Data Management Strategies in ICZM in Ireland. Coastal Management, 39. pp. 198-221.

McKenna, John, Williams, Allan and Cooper, Andrew (2011) Blue Flag or red herring. Do beach awards encourage the public to visit beaches? . Tourism Management, 32.

Smyth, Thomas, Jackson, Derek and Cooper, Andrew (2011) Computational Fluid Dynamic modelling of Three-Dimensional airflow over dune blowouts. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 64. pp. 314-318.

Jackson, Derek and Cooper, Andrew (2011) Coastal dune fields in Ireland: rapid regional response to climatic change. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 64. pp. 293-297.

Delgado-Fernandez, Irene, Jackson, Derek, Cooper, Andrew, Baas, Andreas, Lynch, Kevin and Beyers, Meiring (2011) Re-attachment zone characterisation under offshore winds blowing over complex foredune topography. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 64. pp. 273-277.

Gómez-Pujol, Luis, Jackson, Derek, Cooper, Andrew, Malvarez, Gonzalo, Navas, Fatima, Loureiro, Carlos and Smyth, Thomas (2011) Spatial and temporal patterns of sediment activation depth on a high-energy microtidal beach. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 64. pp. 85-89.

Smyth, Thomas, Jackson, Derek and Cooper, Andrew (2011) Comparison between modelled and recorded three-dimensional airflow over a coastal dune. . Maritime Engineering, 165. pp. 15-15.

Cooper, Andrew and O'Connor, M. C. (2011) Managing Lough Swilly. In: Lough Swilly: a living landscape. (Eds: Cooper, Andrew), Four Courts Press, pp. 189-202. ISBN 978–184682–307–7

Cooper, Andrew, Pilkey, Orrin and Lewis, David (2011) Discussion of ‘‘Global Distribution and Geomorphology ofFetch-Limited Barrier Islands’’ by O.H. Pilkey, J.A.G.Cooper, and D.A. Lewis ( Journal of Coastal Research,25[4], 819–837, 2009): Response to Discussion byE.G. Otvos (2010). Journal of Coastal Research, 27. pp. 399-400.

Loureiro, Carlos, Ferreira, Óscar and Cooper, Andrew (2011) Morphologic change and morphodynamics at high-energy embayed beaches in Southwestern Portugal. In: Coastal Sediments 2011, Miami. World Scientific . Vol 2 1375-1389

Cooper, Andrew and Jackson, Derek (2011) Geomorphology of a high-energy barrier island on the rocky west coast of Ireland . Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue 64. pp. 6-9.

Moore, Rowena, Cooper, Andrew, Dunlop, Paul and Jackson, Derek (2011) Geology and Geomorphology. In: Lough Swilly: a living landscape. (Eds: Cooper, Andrew), Four Courts Press, Dublin, pp. 17-34. ISBN 978–184682–307–7

Jones, Laurence, Angus, Stewart, Cooper, Andrew, Doody, Pat and etc, etc (2011) Chapter 11. Coastal Margins. In: UK National Ecosystem Assessment (2011) The UK National Ecosystem Assessment: Technical Report. . (Eds: Watson, Robert and Albon, Steve), UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge., pp. 1-47. ISBN 978-92-807-3165-1

Cooper, Andrew (2011) Coastal Erosion. Marine Board - European Science Foundation. Marine Board - European Science Foundation. 145 pp.

Huang, JianDong, Jackson, Derek and Cooper, Andrew (2010) Piecewise Polynomial Expression of Beach Profiles. Journal of Coastal Research, 26 (5). pp. 851-859.

Cooper, Andrew and McKenna, John (2010) Managing Coasts. Working with natural processes.. Geography Review, 24 (1). pp. 12-16.

Cooper, Andrew (2010) South Africa. In: Encyclopedia of the World's Coastal Landforms. Springer, pp. 1006-1010. ISBN 978-1-4020-8638-0

Cooper, Andrew (2010) Northern Ireland. In: Encyclopedia of the World's Coastal landforms. Springer, pp. 710-716. ISBN 978-1-4020-8638-0

Smith, Alan, Mather, Andrew, Guastela, Lisa, Cooper, Andrew, Ramsay, Peter and Theron, Andre (2010) Contrasting styles of swell-driven coastal erosion: examples from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Geological Magazine, 2010.

Lynch, Kevin, Jackson, Derek and Cooper, Andrew (2010) Coastal foredune topography as a control on secondary airflow regimes under offshore winds. Earth Surface processes and Landform, 35 (3). pp. 344-353.

McLaughlin, Suzanne and Cooper, Andrew (2010) A multi-scale coastal vulnerability index – a tool for coastal managers? . Environmental Hazards, 9.

Cooper, Andrew (2010) Book Review: Archaeology and the Sea in Britain and Scandinavia. Journal of Coastal Research, 26.

McKenna, John, Jackson, Derek and Cooper, Andrew (2010) In situ exhumation from bedrock of large rounded boulders at the Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland: an alternative genesis for large shore boulders (mega-clasts). . Marine Geology, 283. pp. 25-35.

Cooper, Andrew and Boyd, Stephen (2010) Climate Change and Coastal Tourism in Ireland. In: Disappearing Destinations: Climate Change and the Future Challenges for Coastal Tourism . CAB International, pp. 125-143. ISBN tba

Dodds, W, Cooper, Andrew and McKenna, J (2010) Flood & Coastal Erosion Risk Management Policy Evolution in Northern Ireland: “Incremental or Leapfrogging?”. Ocean and Coastal Management, 53.

O'Connor, MC, McKenna, J and Cooper, Andrew (2010) Coastal issues and conflicts in Northwest Europe: a comparative analysis. . Ocean and Coastal Management, 53.

O'Connor, MC, Cooper, Andrew, McKenna, John and Jackson, Derek (2010) Shoreline management in a policy vacuum: a local authority perspective.. Ocean and Coastal Management, 53.

Beyers, Meiring, Jackson, Derek, Lynch, Kevin, Cooper, Andrew, Baas, Andreas, Delgado-Fernandez, Irene and Dallaire, Pierre-Olivier (2010) Field testing and CFD LES simulation of offshore wind flows over coastal dune terrain in Northern Ireland.. In: The Fifth International Symposium on Computational Wind Engineering (CWE2010), Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA. International Association for Wind Engineering.

Cooper, Andrew (2009) Decadal to centennial shoreline change illustrated by case studies fromIreland and South Africa. In: The Measurement of Coastal Change. (Eds: Pye, Ken and Ritchie, Bill), University of Aberdeen, pp. 129-152. ISBN ISBN: 978-0-9552809-1-7

Jackson, Derek and Cooper, Andrew (2009) Application of the equilibrium planform concept to natural beaches in Northern Ireland . Coastal Engineering, 57. pp. 112-123.

Cooper, Andrew, Anfuso, G and Del Rio, L (2009) Bad beach management: European perspectives. Geological Society of America Special Paper, 460. pp. 167-179.

McKenna, John and Cooper, Andrew (2009) The role of voluntary coastal partnerships in ICZM. In: Coastal Zone Management. (Eds: Green, D.R.), Thomas Telford, pp. 307-334. ISBN 978-0-7277-3641-1

O'Connor, MC, Lymbery, G, Cooper, Andrew, Gault, J and McKenna, John (2009) Practice versus policy-led coastal defence management. MARINE POLICY, 33 (6). pp. 923-929.

Cooper, Andrew and Cummins, V. (2009) Coastal research and policy integration in northwest Europe. The COREPOINT project. MARINE POLICY, 33 (6). pp. 869-870.

Cooper, Andrew and Cummins, Val, eds. (2009) Coastal management in Northwest Europe. . 869 pp. Elsevier. ISBN ISSN: 0308-597X

Pilkey, Orrin H., Cooper, Andrew and Lewis, David A. (2009) Global Distribution and Geomorphology of Fetch-Limited Barrier Islands. JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH, 25 (4). pp. 819-837.

Backstrom, Joni T., Jackson, Derek and Cooper, Andrew (2009) Mesoscale shoreface morphodynamics on a high-energy regressive coast. CONTINENTAL SHELF RESEARCH, 29 (11-12). pp. 1361-1372.

Cooper, Andrew and McKenna, John (2009) Boom and Bust: The Influence of Macroscale Economics on the World's Coasts. JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH, 25 (3). pp. 533-538.

Lynch, Kevin, Jackson, Derek and Cooper, Andrew (2009) Foredune accretion under offshore winds. GEOMORPHOLOGY, 105 (1-2, Sp. Iss. SI). pp. 139-146.

Backstrom, J. T., Jackson, Derek and Cooper, Andrew (2009) Shoreface morphodynamics of a high-energy, steep and geologically constrained shoreline segment in Northern Ireland. MARINE GEOLOGY, 257 (1-4). pp. 94-106.

Cooper, Andrew and McKenna, John (2009) Managing cars on beaches: a case study from Ireland. In: Beach Management. Principles and Practice. Earthscan, pp. 235-246. ISBN 978-1-84407-435-8

Cooper, Andrew (2009) The Irish Coastal Landscape. The Heritage Council, 9 pp

O'Connor, Marianne, Cooper, Andrew and McKenna, John (2009) Integrating Science into Shoreline Management Practice and Policy: an Irish Perspective. JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH, 2 (Sp. Iss. 56). pp. 1267-1270.

McKenna, John, Cooper, Andrew and O'Hagan, AnneMarie (2009) Coastal erosion management and the European principles of ICZM: local versus strategic perspectives. Journal of Coastal Conservation, 13. pp. 165-173.

Jackson, Derek and Cooper, Andrew (2009) Geological Control on Beach Form: Accommodation Space and Contemporary Dynamics. JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH, 1 (Sp. Iss. 56). pp. 69-72.

Loureiro, C., Ferreira, O. and Cooper, Andrew (2009) Contrasting Morphologic Behaviour at Embayed Beaches in Southern Portugal. JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH, 1 (Sp. Iss. 56). pp. 83-87.

Cooper, Andrew, Jackson, Derek and Kelley, J. T. (2009) Late Holocene Beach Evolution: Sediment Starvation under a Falling Sea Level. JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH, 1 (Sp. Iss. 56). pp. 594-598.

Kelley, Joseph, Pilkey, Orrin and Cooper, Andrew, eds. (2009) America’s Most Vulnerable Coastal Communities.Geological Society of America Special Paper 460. . 179 pp. The Geological Society of America. ISBN ISBN 978-0-8137-2460-7

Cooper, Andrew and McKenna, John (2008) Working with natural processes: the challenge for coastal protection strategies. GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL, 174 (Part 4). pp. 315-331.

Backstrom, J. T., Jackson, Derek, Cooper, Andrew and Malvarez, G. C. (2008) Storm-Driven Shoreface Morphodynamics on a Low-Wave Energy Delta: The Role of Nearshore Topography and Shoreline Orientation. JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH, 24 (6). pp. 1379-1387.

Lynch, Kevin, Jackson, Derek and Cooper, Andrew (2008) Aeolian fetch distance and secondary airflow effects: the influence of micro-scale variables on meso-scale foredune development. EARTH SURFACE PROCESSES AND LANDFORMS, 33 (7). pp. 991-1005.

Cooper, Andrew (2008) STATUTORY VERSUS PARTICIPATORY ICZM. University of Lille, 2 pp

Cooper, Andrew and McKenna, John (2008) CONCEPTS OF FAIRNESS IN COASTAL EROSION MANAGEMENT . 8 pp

Cooper, Andrew and McKenna, John (2008) Social justice in coastal erosion management: The temporal and spatial dimensions. GEOFORUM, 39 (1). pp. 294-306.

Cooper, Andrew (2008) Coastal economies and people. Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnership (MCCIP), 18 pp

Cooper, Andrew (2008) Coastal and nearshore sediments and sea level change on the North coast. In: North of Ireland Fieldguide. Quaternary Research Association, pp. 204-207. ISBN 0907780776

McKenna, John, Cooper, Andrew and O'Hagan, Anne-Marie (2008) Managing by principle: a critical assessment of the EU principles of ICZM.. Marine Policy, 32. pp. 941-955.

McKenna, John, Cooper, Andrew and O'Hagan, AnneMarie (2008) The European Principles of Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) and coastal erosion management: Fit for purpose?. University of Lille, 8 pp

Cooper, Andrew and Pilkey, O.H. (2008) Discussion of BRØKER ET AL., 2008. Morphological modelling: a tool for optimisation of coastal structures. Journal of Coastal Research, 23, 1148-1158. . Journal of Coastal Research, 24. pp. 814-816.

McKenna, J, Quinn, R, Donnelly, DJ and Cooper, JAG (2008) Accurate mental maps as an aspect of Local Ecological Knowledge (LEK): a case study from Lough Neagh, Northern Ireland. Ecology and Society, 13 (1). pp. 1-23.

McCabe, Marshall, Cooper, Andrew and Kelley, J. T. (2007) Relative sea-level changes from NE Ireland during the last glacial termination. Journal of the Geological Society, 164 (Part 5). pp. 1059-1063.

Cooper, Andrew, Pilkey, Orrin and Lewis, David (2007) Fetch-limited barrier islands a new coastal landform category.. GSA Today, 17 (3). pp. 4-9.

Cooper, Andrew, McKenna, John, Jackson, Derek and O'Connor, M. (2007) Mesoscale coastal behavior related to morphological self-adjustment. GEOLOGY, 35 (2). pp. 187-190.

Cooper, Andrew and Pilkey, Orrin H. (2007) Rejoinder to: Cowell, PJ and Thom, BG, 2006. Reply to: Pilkey, OH and Cooper, AG, 2006. Discussion of: Cowell et al., 2006. Management of uncertainty in predicting climate-change impacts on beaches. Journal of Coastal Research, 22 (1), 232-245; Journal of Coastal Research, 22 (6), 1577-1579; Journal of Coastal Research, 22 (6), 1580-1584. JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH, 23 (1). pp. 277-280.

Cooper, Andrew (2007) Temperate Coasts. In: Environmental Sedimentology. Blackwell, pp. 263-301. ISBN ISBN-10: 1-4051-1515-7

McKenna, John, MacLeod, Michael, Cooper, Andrew, O'Hagan, Anne-Marie and Power, James (2007) Coastal dune conservation on an Irish commonage: community-based management or Tragedy of the Commons? . The Geographical Journal, 173. pp. 157-169.

Pilkey, O.H. and Cooper, Andrew (2007) Lifting the flap or why coastal models don't work.. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 50. pp. 585-587.

Lewis, D.A., Cooper, Andrew and Pilkey, O.H. (2007) Fetch-limited barrier islands of Spencer Gulf, South Australia. . Journal of Coastal Research, SI 50. pp. 912-916.

O'Connor, Marianne, Cooper, Andrew and Jackson, Derek (2007) Inlet-associated beach dynamics, northwest Ireland. . Journal of Coastal Research, SI50. pp. 626-630.

Cooper, Andrew and Pilkey, Orrin (2007) Quantification and measurement of longshore sediment transport: an unattainable goal?. . In: Coastal and Shelf Sediment Transport. (Eds: Balson, P and Collins, M), Geological Society of London, pp. 37-43. ISBN 978-1-86239-217-5

Cooper, Andrew, Pilkey, O.H. and Lewis, D.A. (2007) Islands behind islands: An unappreciated coastal landform. . Journal of Coastal Research, SI 50. pp. 907-911.

Backstrom, Joni, Cooper, Andrew and Jackson, Derek (2007) Shoreface dynamics on the high energy coast of Northern Ireland.. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 50. pp. 594-598.

Lynch, Kevin, Jackson, Derek and Cooper, Andrew (2006) A remote-sensing technique for the identification of aeolian fetch distance. SEDIMENTOLOGY, 53 (6). pp. 1381-1390.

Pilkey, Orrin H. and Cooper, Andrew (2006) Discussion of: COWELL et al., 2006. Management of uncertainty in predicting climate-change impacts on beaches, Journal of Coastal Research, 22(1), 232-245.. JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH, 22 (6). pp. 1577-1579.

Kelley, JT, Cooper, JAG, Jackson, DWT, Belknap, DF and Quinn, R (2006) Sea-level change and inner shelf stratigraphy off Northern Ireland. MARINE GEOLOGY, 232 (1-2). pp. 1-15.

Cooper, Andrew (2006) Geomorphology of Irish estuaries: Inherited and dynamic controls. JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH, 1 (Sp. Iss. 39). pp. 176-180.

Cooper, Andrew and Alonso, Ignacio (2006) Natural and anthropic coasts: challenges for coastal management in Spain. . Journal of Coastal Research, SI 48. pp. 1-7.

McKenna, John and Cooper, Andrew (2006) Sacred Cows in Coastal management: the need for a cheap and transitory model. Area, 38. pp. 421-431.

Cooper, Andrew (2006) Sedimentary Indicators of sea level change: high energy coasts.. In: Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science. Elsevier, pp. 2983-2993. ISBN ISBN-13: 978-0-444-51919-1

Alonso, Ignacio and Cooper, Andrew, eds. (2006) Coastal Geomorphology in Spain. 128 pp. Coastal Education and Research Foundation. ISBN 0749-0208

Jackson, Derek, Cooper, Andrew and del Rio, L (2005) Geological control of beach morphodynamic state. MARINE GEOLOGY, 216 (4). pp. 297-314.

Smith, AM and Cooper, Andrew (2005) Tropical rhodoliths with multiple internal abrasion surfaces: Diani Reef, Southern Kenya. JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH, Sp. Iss. 42 (Sp. Iss. 42). pp. 74-78.

MacLeod, Michael and Cooper, Andrew (2005) Carrying Capacity of Coastal Areas. In: Encyclopedia of Coastal Systems. Kluwer, pp. 228. ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4020-1903-6

Cooper, Andrew (2005) Microtidal coasts. In: Encyclopedia of Coastal Systems. Kluwer, pp. 638. ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4020-1903-6

Lewis, David, Cooper, Andrew and Pilkey, Orrin (2005) Fetch Limited Barrier Islands of Chesapeake Bay and Delaware Bay. Southeastern Geology, 44. pp. 1-7.

McKenna, John, MacLeod, Michael, Cooper, Andrew, O'Hagan, Anne-Marie and Power, James (2005) Land tenure type as an underrated legal constraint on the conservation management of coastal dunes: examples from Ireland. Area, 37. pp. 312-323.

Cooper, Andrew and Pilkey, OH (2004) Sea-level rise and shoreline retreat: time to abandon the Bruun Rule. GLOBAL AND PLANETARY CHANGE, 43 (3-4). pp. 157-171.

Cooper, Andrew and Pilkey, OH (2004) Longshore drift: Trapped in an expected universe. JOURNAL OF SEDIMENTARY RESEARCH, 74 (5). pp. 599-606.

Cooper, Andrew, Jackson, Derek, Navas, F, McKenna, John and Malvarez, G (2004) Identifying storm impacts on an embayed, high-energy coastline: examples from western Ireland. MARINE GEOLOGY, 210 (1-4, Sp. Iss. SI). pp. 261-280.

Cooper, Andrew and Pilkey, Orrin (2004) Questioning the Rules in Coastal Erosion.. Physics Today, August 2004. pp. 21-22.

Cooper, Andrew and Navas, F (2004) Natural bathymetric change as a control on century-scale shoreline behavior. GEOLOGY, 32 (6). pp. 513-516.

Pilkey, OH and Cooper, Andrew (2004) Society and sea level rise. SCIENCE, 303 (5665). pp. 1781-1782.

Burningham, H and Cooper, Andrew (2004) Morphology and historical evolution of north-east Atlantic coastal deposits: the west Donegal estuaries, north-west Ireland.. JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH, Sp. Iss. 41 (Sp. Iss. 41). pp. 148-159.

Cooper, Andrew (2004) Anthropogenic Impacts on estuaries. In: Isla (F.I. (ed.) Coastal Systems. Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS). UNESCO, EOLSS Publishers, Oxford, UK, 24 pp

Cooper, Andrew and Pilkey, OH (2004) Alternatives to the mathematical modeling of beaches. JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH, 20 (3). pp. 641-644.

Cooper, Andrew and Power, J (2003) Perched salt marshes on a high energy coast: Implications for sea level reconstructions. JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH, 19 (2). pp. 357-363.

McKenna, John, O'Hagan, Anne-Marie, MacLeod, Michael, Power, James and Cooper, Andrew (2003) Obsolete maps and coastal management: case studies from northwest Ireland. . Coastal Management, 31. pp. 229-246.

Cooper, JAG, Kelley, JT, Belknap, DF, Quinn, R and McKenna, J (2002) Inner shelf seismic stratigraphy off the north coast of Northern Ireland: new data on the depth of the Holocene lowstand. MARINE GEOLOGY, 186 (3-4). pp. 369-387.

Cooper, Andrew (2002) The role of extreme floods in estuary-coastal behaviour: contrasts between river- and tide-dominated microtidal estuaries. SEDIMENTARY GEOLOGY, 150 (1-2, Sp. Iss. SI). pp. 123-137.

Cooper, Andrew (2002) European coastal zone management: Partnership approaches.

Ramsay, PJ and Cooper, Andrew (2002) Late Quaternary sea-level change in South Africa. QUATERNARY RESEARCH, 57 (1). pp. 82-90.

O'Hagan, Anne-Marie and Cooper, Andrew (2002) Spatial variability in approaches to coastal protection in Ireland. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 36. pp. 544-551.

Navas, Fatima, Malvarez, Gonzalo, Jackson, Derek, Cooper, Andrew and Portig, Alex (2002) Geomorphological and biological monitoring of sensitive intertidal flat environments. . Journal of Coastal Research, SI 36. pp. 531-543.

Hanna, Joanne and Cooper, Andrew (2002) Mesoscale morphological changes on linear, nearshore sandbanks, County Wexford, SE Ireland. . Journal of Coastal Research, SI 36. pp. 356-364.

Bann, Eric and Cooper, Andrew (2002) Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty as a tool for Coastal Management in Northern Ireland - Can they work?. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 36. pp. 22-27.

McLaughlin, Suzanne, McKenna, John and Cooper, Andrew (2002) Problems encountered in the incorporation of socio-economic data into a coastal vulnerability index. . Journal of Coastal Research, SI 36. pp. 487-497.

Pilkey, Orrin and Cooper, Andrew (2002) Longshore transport volumes: a critical view.. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 36. pp. 572-580.

Cooper, Andrew and Jackson, Derek (2002) Management of County Antrim's sandy beaches.. In: Field Guide to the Coastal Environments of Northern Ireland. University of Ulster, pp. 165-168. ISBN 1-85923-158-6

Cooper, Andrew (2002) Shelf sediments and stratigraphy. In: Field Guide to the Coastal Environments of Northern Ireland. University of Ulster, pp. 105-108. ISBN 1-85923-158-6

Knight, Jasper and Cooper, Andrew (2002) Introduction.. In: Field Guide to the Coastal Environments of Northern Ireland. University of Ulster, pp. 1-2. ISBN 1-85923-158-6

McKenna, John, MacLeod, Michael, Power, James and Cooper, Andrew (2002) Rural Beach Management: a Good Practice Guide. Donegal County Council. 109 pp ISBN 0950840777

MacLeod, M, da Silva, CP and Cooper, Andrew (2002) A comparative study of the perception and value of beaches in rural Ireland and Portugal: Implications for coastal zone management. JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH, 18 (1). pp. 14-24.

Huang, Jiandong, Jackson, Derek and Cooper, Andrew (2002) Morphological monitoring of a high energy beach system using GPS and total station techniques, Runkerry, County Antrim, Northern Ireland . Journal of Coastal Research, SI 36. pp. 390-398.

Cooper, Andrew and Pilkey, Orrin (2002) Barrier islands of southern Mozambique. . Journal of Coastal Research, SI 36. pp. 164-172.

Cooper, Andrew and Gault, Jeremy (2002) Lough Foyle. In: Field Guide to the Coastal Environments of Northern Ireland. University of Ulster, pp. 123-131. ISBN 1-85923-158-6

Cooper, Andrew and Jackson, Derek, eds. (2002) Journal of Coastal Research Special Issue 36.. 759 pp. Coastal education and Research Foundation. ISBN ISSN 0749-0208

Cooper, Andrew and Jackson, Derek (2001) Surficial beach structures formed by wave-generated foam. JOURNAL OF GEOLOGY, 109 (6). pp. 780-788.

Cooper, Andrew (2001) Geomorphological variability among microtidal estuaries from the wave-dominated South African coast. GEOMORPHOLOGY, 40 (1-2). pp. 99-122.

Malvarez, GC, Cooper, Andrew and Jackson, Derek (2001) Relationships between wave-induced currents and sediment grain size on a sandy tidal-flat. JOURNAL OF SEDIMENTARY RESEARCH, 71 (5, Part A). pp. 705-712.

MacClenahan, P, McKenna, John, Cooper, Andrew and O'Kane, B (2001) Identification of highest magnitude coastal storm events over western Ireland on the basis of wind speed and duration thresholds. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLIMATOLOGY, 21 (7). pp. 829-842.

O'Hagan, AM and Cooper, Andrew (2001) Extant legal and jurisdictional constraints on Irish coastal management. COASTAL MANAGEMENT, 29 (2). pp. 73-90.

Malvarez, Gonzalo, Cooper, Andrew, Jackson, Derek and Navas, Fatima (2001) The role of wave action on sedimentation of tidal flats: application of high spatial resolution numerical modelling in Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland. . Journal of Coastal Research, SI 34. pp. 172-182.

Power, James, Cooper, Andrew, McKenna, John, McGourty, John and MacLeod, Michael (2001) A LIFE-ICZM demonstration project for Irish beaches and sand dunes. . In: Coastal Dune Management. University of Liverpool Press, pp. 24-33. ISBN 0-85323-854-5

Wright, CI, Miller, WR and Cooper, Andrew (2000) The late Cenozoic evolution of coastal water bodies in Northern Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. MARINE GEOLOGY, 167 (3-4). pp. 207-229.

Malvarez, GC and Cooper, Andrew (2000) A whole surf zone modelling approach as an aid to investigation of nearshore and coastal morphodynamics. JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH, 16 (3). pp. 800-815.

MacLeod, Michael, McKenna, John, Cooper, Andrew and Power, James (2000) Community Group Involvement in Rural Beach and Dune Management.. Tearmann, 1. pp. 101-111.

McKenzie, Gillian and Cooper, Andrew (2000) Post-emplacement geomorphology of sand dunes in western Ireland. . Journal of Coastal Research, SI 34. pp. 602-610.

Cooper, Andrew (2000) Geomorphology of tide-dominated and river-dominated, barred microtidal estuaries: a contrast. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 34. pp. 428-436.

Power, James, McKenna, John, MacLeod, Michael, Cooper, Andrew and Convie, Gerry (2000) Developing integrated participatory management strategies for Atlantic dune systems in County Donegal, Ireland. Ambio, 29. pp. 143-149.

Navas, Fatima, Cooper, Andrew, Malvarez, Gonzalo and Jackson, Derek (2000) Theoretical approach to the investigation of ridge and runnel topography of a macrotidal beach: Dundrum Bay, Northern Ireland. . Journal of Coastal Research, SI 34. pp. 183-193.

MacLeod, Michael, Cooper, Andrew, Power, James, McKenna, John and O'Hagan, Anne-Marie (2000) Legislative Approaches to beach management: the case of beach bye-laws in the Republic of Ireland.. Coastal Management, 28. pp. 363-382.

Quinn, R, Cooper, JAG and Williams, B (2000) Marine geophysical investigation of the inshore coastal waters of Northern Ireland. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NAUTICAL ARCHAEOLOGY, 29 (2). pp. 294-298.

Orford, JD, Cooper, Andrew and McKenna, John (1999) Mesoscale temporal changes to foredunes at Inch Spit, south-west Ireland. ZEITSCHRIFT FUR GEOMORPHOLOGIE, 43 (4). pp. 439-461.

Cooper, Andrew and Jackson, Derek (1999) Wave spray-induced sand transport and deposition during a coastal storm, Magilligan Point, Northern Ireland. MARINE GEOLOGY, 161 (2-4). pp. 377-383.

Jackson, Derek and Cooper, Andrew (1999) Formation of ephemeral bedform turrets in coastal foredunes. JOURNAL OF GEOLOGY, 107 (5). pp. 633-639.

Jackson, Derek and Cooper, Andrew (1999) Beach fetch distance and aeolian sediment transport. SEDIMENTOLOGY, 46 (3). pp. 517-522.

Wright, CI, Cooper, Andrew and Kilburn, RN (1999) Mid Holocene palaeoenvironments from Lake Nhlange, northern Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH, 15 (4). pp. 991-1001.

Ryan, Nadine and Cooper, Andrew (1999) Wave-mediated spatial variability in intertidal flat morphology, Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland. . In: Sedimentary processes in the intertidal zone. Geological Society of London, pp. 221-230. ISBN 1-86239-013-4

Navas, Fatima and Cooper, Andrew (1998) Interactions between long term coastal change and human development, Dundrum Bay, Northern Ireland. . Journal of Coastal Research, SI 26 (2). pp. 71-77.

Cooper, Andrew, Kelley, Joseph and Belknap, Daniel (1998) New seismic stratigraphic and side scan sonar evidence for a sea level lowstand off the north coast of Ireland. . Journal of Coastal Research, SI 26 (2). pp. 129-133.

Ryan, Nadine and Cooper, Andrew (1998) Temporal variability in tidal flat morphology, Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland. . Journal of Coastal Research, SI 26 (2). pp. 134-143.

Burningham, Helene and Cooper, Andrew (1998) Sedimentology of a west Donegal estuary. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 26 (2). pp. 24-30.

Malvarez, Gonzalo and Cooper, Andrew (1998) High resolution numerical simulation of surf zone sediment transport.. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 26 (2). pp. 78-86.

Cooper, Andrew, Harrison, Trevor and Ramm, Alan (1998) The role of estuaries in large marine ecosystems: examples from the Natal coast, South Africa. In: Large Marine Ecosystems of the Indian Ocean. Assessment, sustainability and management. Blackwell, pp. 237-246. ISBN ISBN: 978-0-632-04318-7

Cooper, Andrew and McLaughlin, S (1998) Contemporary multidisciplinary approaches to coastal classification and environmental risk analysis. JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH, 14 (2). pp. 512-524.

Cooper, Andrew and Orford, Julian (1998) Hurricanes as agents of mesoscale coastal change in western Britain and Ireland. . Journal of Coastal Research, SI 26 (2). pp. 123-128.

Cooper, Andrew (1994) SEDIMENTARY PROCESSES IN THE RIVER-DOMINATED MVOTI ESTUARY, SOUTH-AFRICA. GEOMORPHOLOGY, 9 (4). pp. 271-300.

Cooper, Andrew, RAMM, AEL and HARRISON, TD (1994) THE ESTUARINE HEALTH INDEX - A NEW APPROACH TO SCIENTIFIC-INFORMATION TRANSFER. OCEAN & COASTAL MANAGEMENT, 25 (2). pp. 103-141.

Cooper, Andrew (1993) SEDIMENTATION IN A RIVER DOMINATED ESTUARY. SEDIMENTOLOGY, 40 (5). pp. 979-1017.

Cooper, Andrew (1993) SEDIMENTATION IN THE CLIFF-BOUND, MICROTIDAL MTAMVUNA ESTUARY, SOUTH-AFRICA. MARINE GEOLOGY, 112 (1-4). pp. 237-256.

Cooper, Andrew and Harrison, TD (1992) EFFECTS OF NESTING ACTIVITIES OF OREOCHROMIS-MOSSAMBICUS (PISCES, CICHLIDAE) ON BANK STABILITY IN SMALL LAGOONS. SOUTH AFRICAN JOURNAL OF SCIENCE, 88 (7). pp. 398-401.

McCormick, Sean, Cooper, Andrew and Mason, Thomas (1992) Fluvial sediment yield to the Natal coast: a review. . South African Journal of Aquatic Sciences, 18. pp. 74-88.

Harrison, TD and Cooper, Andrew (1991) ACTIVE MIGRATION OF JUVENILE GRAY MULLET (TELEOSTEI, MUGILIDAE) INTO A SMALL LAGOONAL SYSTEM ON THE NATAL COAST. SOUTH AFRICAN JOURNAL OF SCIENCE, 87 (8). pp. 395-396.

Cooper, Andrew (1991) BEACHROCK FORMATION IN LOW LATITUDES - IMPLICATIONS FOR COASTAL EVOLUTIONARY MODELS. MARINE GEOLOGY, 98 (1). pp. 145-154.

Cooper, Andrew and Flores, RM (1991) SHORELINE DEPOSITS AND DIAGENESIS RESULTING FROM 2 LATE PLEISTOCENE HIGHSTANDS NEAR +5 AND +6 METERS, DURBAN, SOUTH-AFRICA. MARINE GEOLOGY, 97 (3-4). pp. 325-343.

Cooper, Andrew (1990) EPHEMERAL STREAM-MOUTH BARS AT FLOOD-BREACH RIVER MOUTHS ON A WAVE-DOMINATED COAST - COMPARISON WITH EBB-TIDAL DELTAS AT BARRIER INLETS. MARINE GEOLOGY, 95 (1). pp. 57-70.

Cooper, Andrew, Mason, TR, Reddering, JSV and Illenberger, WK (1990) GEOMORPHOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF CATASTROPHIC FLOODING ON A SMALL SUBTROPICAL ESTUARY. EARTH SURFACE PROCESSES AND LANDFORMS, 15 (1). pp. 25-41.

Cooper, Andrew (1990) LATE PLEISTOCENE COASTAL LITHOFACIES AT ISIPINGO BEACH, SOUTH-AFRICA. Palaeoecology of Africa, 21. pp. 39-48.

Cooper, Andrew (1990) LATE PLEISTOCENE MARINE EMBAYMENTS OF ZULULAND, SOUTH-AFRICA. Palaeoecology of Africa, 21. pp. 49-59.

Ramsay, PJ, Cooper, Andrew, Wright, CI and Mason, TR (1989) THE OCCURRENCE AND FORMATION OF LADDERBACK RIPPLES IN SUBTIDAL, SHALLOW-MARINE SANDS, ZULULAND, SOUTH-AFRICA. MARINE GEOLOGY, 86 (2-3). pp. 229-235.

Cooper, Andrew (1989) Fairweather versus flood sedimentation in Mhlanga Lagoon, Natal: implications for environmental management. South African Journal of Geology, 92. pp. 279-294.

Cooper, Andrew, Kilburn, Dick and Kyle, Robert (1989) A Late Pleistocene molluscan fauna from Lake Nhlange, Zululand and its palaeoenvironmental implications. . South African Journal of Geology, 92. pp. 73-83.

Cooper, Andrew (1988) Sedimentary environments and facies of the subtropical Mgeni Estuary, south-east Africa. Geological Journal, 23. pp. 59-73.

Tavener-Smith, Ron, Cooper, Andrew and Rayner, R.J. (1988) Depositional environments in the Volksrust Formation (Permian) in the Mhlatuze River, Zululand. South African Journal of Geology, 91. pp. 198-206.

Cooper, Andrew (1987) A chert microfauna from the Gramscatho Group of the Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall.. Proceedings of the Geologist's Association, 98. pp. 75-76.

Cooper, Andrew and McMillan, Ian (1987) Foraminifera of the Mgeni Estuary and their sedimentological significance. South African Journal of Geology, 90. pp. 489-498.

Cooper, Andrew (1986) Texture and Composition of Sediments in the Mgeni Estuary.. Petros, 13. pp. 15-29.

Cooper, Andrew (1986) Barrier Washover Fans in the Beachwood Mangrove Area, Durban, South Africa: cause, morphology and environmental effect. . Journal of Shoreline Management, 2. pp. 285-303.

This list was generated on Thu Oct 2 07:22:20 2014 BST.

Research Grants

1994-1995- Climatic change and impacts on the Atlantic coast of Europe. Commission of the European communities, Environment & Climate Programme.

1994-1995- Mesoscale investigations of European coastal processes (with DWT Jackson) IRTU-DED Networking Programme

1996-1999- Marine geophysical investigations, Northern Ireland inshore waters. DoE(NI) Countryside & Wildlife Branch & Historic Monuments Branch.

1995-98- Strangford Lough intertidal flats: stratigraphy and evolution. Co-operative award in Science and Technology (CAST). DoE(NI) Countryside & Wildlife Branch & DENI. 3 year postgraduate studentship.

1995-98- Dundrum Bay, sedimentology, sediment budget and environmental management considerations. Co-operative award in Science and Technology (CAST). DoE(NI) Countryside & Wildlife Branch & DENI. 3 year postgraduate studentship.

1995-98- Sedimentology and hydrology of Lough Foyle. Co-operative award in Science and Technology (CAST). DoE(NI) Countryside & Wildlife Branch & DENI. 3 year postgraduate studentship

1996-2000- Implementing alternative strategies in Irish beach and dune management: a demonstration project in sustainable dune and beach management. CEC DGXI. LIFE Project..

1996-1999- High resolution measurement of aeolian (wind-blown) sand transport on beaches for management of sand dune systems. Esmee Fairbairn Charitable Trust project (with DWT Jackson).

1996- Comparison of mesoscale investigations of European coastal processes. IRTU-DED Networking Programme (with DWT Jackson)

1996- Comparison of mesoscale investigations of European and Australian coastal processes. IRTU-DED Networking Programme (with DWT Jackson)

1997-1999- Baseline physical monitoring of the Strangford Lough Sea defences. Dept. Agric. N.I.

1996-1997- Sea-Level Changes Discerned from Mapping Northern Ireland’s Continental Shelf. NATO, Research Programmes (with JT Kelley, University of Maine)

1998-2000- Storminess and environmentally sensitive Atlantic coastal areas of the European Union. Environment & Climate programme, EU.

1999-2001- Environmental monitoring, (construction phase) of the Strangford Lough Sea defences. Rivers Agency, Dept. Agric. N.I.

1999-2003- Centre for Maritime Archaeology. Built Heritage Service, Environment & Heritage Service DoE (NI),

2000-2003- Marine geophysical investigations, N. Ireland inshore waters. Dept of Environment (NI) Environment & Heritage Service

2000-2001- Coastal Zone Management Research. Donegal County Council. 2000-2001.

2001-2002- Post-construction monitoring Strangford Lough Sea defences. (with DWT Jackson) Rivers Agency, Dept. Agric. N.I.

2002- Geophysical equipment acquisition. Dept of Environment (NI) Environment & Heritage Service

2001-2002 Coastal erosion study of Inishowen Peninsula, county Donegal. Donegal County Council

2001-2002- Centre for Coastal and Marine Research (with DWT Jackson) DEL-SRIF

2003-2004- Centre for Maritime Archaeology. Built Heritage Service, Environment & Heritage Service DoE (NI),

2003-2005- Cross-Border Beach management Initiative, Rossnowlagh and Benone. Special EU Programme Peace and Reconciliation

2004-2005 Centre for Maritime Archaeology. Built Heritage Service, Environment & Heritage Service DoE (NI),

2004-2008- Coastal Research and Policy Integration (COREPOINT) (with DWT Jackson) EU-Interreg NWE.

2005-2006- Centre for Maritime Archaeology. Built Heritage Service, Environment & Heritage Service DoE (NI),

2005-2008- Processes and management of coastal erosion, County Donegal. PhD studentship, Donegal county Council

2005-2006- Irish Marine Digital Atlas. Department of the Environment, Northern Ireland. (with DWT Jackson)

2006-2007- Centre for Maritime Archaeology. Built Heritage Service, Environment & Heritage Service DoE (NI),

2007- Royal Society Conference Grant, International Coastal Symposium, Australia

2007-2008- Centre for Maritime Archaeology. Built Heritage Service, Environment & Heritage Service DoE (NI),

2008-2009- Morphological signature of the March 2008 swell event on Caribbean beaches (with DWT Jackson, J McKenna) NERC Grant Reference: NE/G001545/1

2008 Nothern Periphery Programme Interreg. Preparatory project funding

2008- Aeolian sediment transport under offshore winds. (with DWT Jackson) NERC Grant Ref. NE/FO19483/1

2008-2011- IMCORE. Adaptation to climate change in northwest Europe’s coasts (with DWT Jackson, J McKenna) EU-Interreg Northwest Europe

2008- Daiwa Foundation (with DWT Jackson) Anglo-Japanese Scientific exchange.

2009- CoastAdapt. The sea as our neighbour. Climate change adaptation in the northern periphery. (with DWT Jackson, J McKenna) Interreg Northern Periphery Programme.

2011- NERC (ref: NE/H024301/1). Late Glacial Sea level minima in the Western British Isles (with Andrew Cooper and Rory Quinn).

Teaching Interests

Course Director Postgraduate diploma/MSc in Coastal Zone Management 1999 to date

Module co-ordinator: EGM 808. Management of Coastal Land Resources

Module Co-ordinator: EGM 809. Management of Coastal Water Resources

Module Coordinator: EGM 818. Coastal Management Project

Contributor: EGM 503. Marine Resource Management

Contributor: EGM 509. Advanced Coastal processes

Contributor: EGM 313. Landscapes and landforms