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2016

Dabrowski, T., Lyons, K.,Nolan, G., Berry, A., Cusack, C., Silke, J. Harmful algal bloom forecast system for SW Ireland. Part I: Description and validation of an operational forecasting model. Harmful Algae. March 2016, Volume 53, Pages 64–76.

 

 


Delivet,S.; Van Eetvelt,B.; Monteys,X.; Ribó,M.; Van Rooij,D. Seismic geomorphological reconstructions of Plio-Pleistocene bottom current variability at Goban Spur. Marine Geology. Volume 378, 1 August 2016, Pages 261–275. doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2016.01.001

 

 

 

Gallagher,S.; Tiron,R.; Whelan,E.; Gleeson,E.; Dias,F.; McGrath,R. The nearshore wind and wave energy potential of Ireland: A high resolution assessment of availability and accessibility. Renewable Energy. April 2016, Volume 88, Pages 1-548. doi:10.1016/j.renene.2015.11.010

 

 

 

Lecours,V.; Dolan, M.; Micallef ,A.; Lucieer,V. A review of marine geomorphometry, the quantitative study of the seafloor. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 3207-3244, 2016. doi:10.5194/hess-20-3207-2016

 

 

 

Monteys, X.; Hung, P.; Scott, G; Garcia, X; Evans, R; Kelleher, B. The use of multibeam backscatter angular response for marine sediment characterisation by comparison with shallow electromagnetic conductivity. Applied Acoustics 112, November 2016,181-191.

 

 

 

2015

Evans W., Benetti S., Sacchetti F., Jackson D., Dunlop P., Monteys X. 2015.Bedforms on the northwest Irish Shelf: indication of modern active sediment transport and interaction with paleo-glacial sedimentary deposits. Journal of Maps. Volume 11, Issue 4. DOI:10.1080/17445647.2014.956820

 

 

 

Monteys, X.; Harris, P.; Caloca, S.; Cahalane, C. Spatial Prediction of Coastal Bathymetry Based on Multispectral Satellite Imagery and Multibeam Data. Remote Sens. 2015, 7, 13782-13806. http://www.mdpi.com/2072-4292/7/10/13782

Ross LK, Ross RE, Stewart HA, Howell KL (2015) The Influence of Data Resolution on Predicted Distribution and Estimates of Extent of Current Protection of Three ‘Listed’ Deep-Sea Habitats. PLoS ONE 10(10): e0140061. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0140061

Thébaudeau, B., Monteys, X., McCarron, S., O'Toole, R., & Caloca, S. (2015). Seabed geomorphology of the Porcupine Bank, West of Ireland. Journal of Maps, 1-12. DOI:10.1080/17445647.2015.1099573

 

 

 

 

O’Sullivan D, Lordan C, Doyle J, Berry A, Lyons K . Metapopulation connectivity via larval transport of the Norway lobster Nephrops norvegicus in waters around Ireland: a modelled approach Remote Sens. 2015, Mar Ecol Prog Ser 534:95-106. http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/meps/v534/p95-106/


 

 

Szpak, M.T., Monteys, X., O’Reilly, S.S. , Lilley, M.K.S. , Scott, G.A., Hart, K.M., McCarron, S.G. , Kelleher, B.P. 2015. Occurrence, characteristics and formation mechanisms of methane generated micro-pockmarks in Dunmanus Bay, Ireland. Continental Shelf Research. 103, 45–59. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2015.04.023i

 

 

 

Wilson,A.M; Raine,R; Mohn,C; White,M. 2015. Nepheloid layer distribution in the Whittard Canyon, NE Atlantic Margin. Marine Geology, 367. 130–142. doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2015.06.002

 

 

 

2014

Dabrowski, T., Lyons, K., Berry, A., Cusack, C., Nolan, G.D., 2014. An operational biogeochemical model of the North-East Atlantic: Model description and skill assessment. Journal of Marine Systems 129, 350-367.

 

 

 

Davies, J.S., Howell, K.L., Stewart, H.A., Guinan, J., Golding, N., 2014. Defining biological assemblages (biotopes) of conservation interest in the submarine canyons of the South West Approaches (offshore United Kingdom) for use in marine habitat mapping. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography.

 

 

 

Gallagher, S., Tiron, R. & Dias, F., 2014. A long-term nearshore wave hindcast for Ireland: Atlantic and Irish Sea coasts (1979–2012). Ocean Dynamics, 64(8), pp.1163–1180. DOI: 10.1007/s10236-014-0728-3

 

 

 

Garcia X., X. Monteys, R. L. Evans, M. Szpak, 2014. Constraints on a shallow offshore gas environment determined by a multidisciplinary geophysical approach: The Malin Sea, NW Ireland. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 15, 867–885.

 

 

 

Hynes, S., Norton, D., Corless, R., 2014. Investigating societal attitudes towards the marine environment of Ireland. Marine Policy 47, 57-65.

Kerr, S., Johnson, K., Side, J.C., 2014. Planning at the edge: Integrating across the land sea divide. Marine Policy 47, 118-125.

 

 

Joshi, S., Duffy, G.P., Brown, C., 2014. Settling Velocity and Grain Shape of Maërl Biogenic Gravel. Journal of Sedimentary Research 84, 718-727.

 

 

 

 

Mohn, C., Rengstorf, A., White, M., Duineveld, G., Mienis, F., Soetaert, K., Grehan, A., 2014. Linking benthic hydrodynamics and cold-water coral occurrences: A high-resolution model study at three cold-water coral provinces in the NE Atlantic. Progress in Oceanography 122, 92-104.

 

 

 

O'Reilly, S.S., Szpak, M.T., Flanagan, P.V., Monteys, X., Murphy, B.T., Jordan, S.F., Allen, C.C.R., Simpson, A.J., Mulligan, S.M., Sandron, S., Kelleher, B.P., 2014. Biomarkers reveal the effects of hydrography on the sources and fate of marine and terrestrial organic matter in the western Irish Sea. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 136, 157-171.

 

 

O'Reilly, S.S., Hryniewicz,K., Little,C.T.S., Monteys, X., Szpak, M.T., Murphy, B.T., Jordan, S.F., Allen, C.C.R., Kelleher, B.P. 2014. Shallow water methane-derived authigenic carbonate mounds at the Codling Fault Zone, western Irish Sea. Marine Geology, 357. 139 - 150. doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2014.08.007

 

 

 

O'Sullivan, D., Lordan, C., Doyle, J.,Berry, A., Lyons, K ., 2014. Sediment characteristics and local hydrodynamics and their influence on the population of Nephrops around Ireland Irish Fisheries Investigations 26

 

 

 

 

Rengstorf,A.; Mohn,C.; Brown,C.; Wisz,M.S.; Grehan,A. 2014. Predicting the distribution of deep-sea vulnerable marine ecosystems using high-resolution data: Considerations and novel approaches. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 93, 72–82. doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2014.07.007

 

 

 

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2013

Dabrowski, T., Lyons, K., Cure, M., Berry, A., Nolan, G., 2013. Numerical modelling of spatio-temporal variability of growth of Mytilus edulis (L.) and influence of its cultivation on ecosystem functioning. Journal of Sea Research 76, 5-21.

 

 

 

Georgiopoulou, A., Shannon, P.M., Haughton, P.D.W., Sacchetti, F., Benetti, S., 2013. Reply to comment by Gavin M. Elliott on "Basement-controlled multiple slope collapses, Rockall Bank Slide Complex, NE Atlantic" by A. Georgiopoulou, P.M. Shannon, F. Sacchetti, PDW Haughton, S. Benetti [Marine Geology 336 (2013) 198-214. Marine Geology 342, 55-57.

Georgiopoulou, A., Shannon, P.M., Sacchetti, F., Haughton, P.D.W., Benetti, S., 2013. Basement-controlled multiple slope collapses, Rockall Bank Slide Complex, NE Atlantic. Marine Geology 336, 198-214.

 

O'Sullivan, D., O'Keeffe, E., Berry, A., Tully, O., Clarke, M., 2013. An inventory of Irish herring spawning grounds. Irish Fisheries Bulletin 42, 38.

 

 

 

 

Rengstorf, A. M., Yesson, C., Brown, C. and Grehan, A. J. 2013. High-resolution habitat suitability modelling can improve conservation of vulnerable marine ecosystems in the deep sea. J. Biogeogr., 40: 1702–1714. doi:10.1111/jbi.12123

 

 

 

Sacchetti, F., Benetti, S., Quinn, R. & O' Cofaigh, C. (2013). Glacial and post-glacial sedimentary processes in the Irish Rockall Trough from an integrated acoustic analysis of near-seabed sediments.Geo-Marine Letters 33, 49-66.

 

 

 

Stevenson, A., Rocha, C., 2013. Evidence for the bioerosion of deep-water corals by echinoids in the Northeast Atlantic. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 71, 73-78.

 

 

 

Thébaudeau, B., Trenhaile, A.S., Edwards, R.J., 2013. Modelling the development of rocky shoreline profiles along the northern coast of Ireland. Geomorphology 203, 66-78.

 

 

 

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2012

Berndt, C., Jacobs, C., Evans, A., Gay, A., Elliott, G., Long, D., Hitchen, K., 2012. Kilometre-scale polygonal seabed depressions in the Hatton Basin, NE Atlantic Ocean: Constraints on the origin of polygonal faulting. Marine Geology 332-334, 126-133.

 

 

 

Mazzini, A., Akhmetzhanov, A., Monteys, X., Ivanov, M., 2012. The Porcupine Bank Canyon coral mounds: oceanographic and topographic steering of deep-water carbonate mound development and associated phophatic deposition. Geo-Marine Letters 32, 205-225.

 

 

 

O' Cofaigh, C.A., Dunlop, P., Benetti, S., 2012. Marine geophysical evidence for Late Pleistocene ice sheet extent and recession off northwest Ireland. Quaternary Science Reviews 44, 147-159.

 

 

 

Rengstorf, A.M., Grehan, A.J., Yesson, C., Brown, C., 2012. Towards high-resolution habitat suitability modeling of vulnerable marine ecosystems in the deep-sea: resolving terrain attribute dependencies. Marine Geodesy 35, 343-361.

 

 

 

Sacchetti, F., Benetti, S., Georgiopoulou, A., Shannon, P.M., O'Reilly, B.M., Dunlop, P., Quinn, R., O' Cofaigh, C., 2012. Deep-water geomorphology of the glaciated Irish margin from high-resolution marine geophysical data. Marine Geology 291-294, 113-131.

 

 

 

Sacchetti, F., Benetti, S., O' Cofaigh, C., Georgiopoulou, A., 2012. Geophysical evidence of deep-keeled icebergs on the Rockall Bank, Northeast Atlantic Ocean. Geomorphology 159-160, 63-72.

 

 

 

Szpak, M.T., Monteys, X., O'Reilly, O.S., Simpson, A.J., Garcia, X., Evans, R.L., Allen, C.C.R., McNally, D.J., Courtier-Murias, D., Kelleher, B.P., 2012. Geophysical and geochemical survey of a large marine pockmark on the Malin Shelf, Ireland. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 13, 18.

 

 

 

Van Landeghem, K.J.J., Baas, J.H., Mitchell, N.C., Wilcockson, D., Wheeler, A.J., 2012. Reversed sediment wave migration in the Irish Sea, NW Europe: A reappraisal of the validity of geometry-based predictive modelling and assumptions. Marine Geology 295-298, 95-112.

 

 

 

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2011

Coveney, S., Monteys, X., 2011. Integration potential of INFOMAR airborne LIDAR bathymetry with external onshore LIDAR data sets. Journal of Coastal Research 62, 19-29.

 

 

 

Huvenne, V.A.I., Tyler, P.A., Masson, D.G., Fisher, E.H., Hauton, C., Hühnerbach, V., Le Bas, T.P., Wolff, G.A., 2011. A picture on the wall: Innovative mapping reveals cold-water coral refuge in submarine canyon. PLOS One 6, 12, e28755.

 

 

 

Plets, R., Quinn, R., Forsythe, W., Westley, K., Bell, T., Benetti, S., McGrath, F. and Robinson, R. (2011). Using multi--‐beam echo--‐sounder data to identify shipwreck sites: archaeological assessment of the Joint Irish Bathymetric Survey (JIBS) data. The International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, 40(1): 87-¬‐98. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-¬‐ 9270.2010.00271.x

 

 

 

Sacchetti, F., Benetti, S., Georgiopoulou, A., Dunlop, P., Quinn, R., 2011. Geomorphology of the Irish Rockall Trough, North Atlantic Ocean, mapped from multibeam bathymetric and backscatter data. Journal of Maps, 2011, 60-81. doi:10.4113/jom.2011.1157

 

 

 

van Rein, H., Brown, C.J., Quinn, R., Breen, J., Schoeman, D., 2011. An evaluation of acoustic seabed classification techniques for marine biotope monitoring over broad-scales (> 1 km2) and meso-scales (10 m2 – 1 km2). Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 93, 336-349.

 

 

 

Westley, K., Quinn, R., Forsythe, W., Plets, R., Bell, T., Benetti, S., McGrath, F. and Robinson, R. (2011). Mapping submerged landscapes using multibeam bathymetric data: a case study from the north coast of Ireland. The International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, 40(1): 99-¬‐112. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-¬‐9270.2010.00272.x

 

 

 

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2010

Benetti, S., Dunlop, P., and Ó Cofaigh, C. (2010). Glacial and glacially--‐related geomorphology of the north--‐west Irish continental margin. Journal of Maps v2010, 30-¬‐39. 10.4113/jom.2010.1093.

 

 

 

Bloomer, S., Monteys, X., Chapman, R., Garcia, X., 2010. Multifrequency classification and characterization of single beam echosounder data collected from offshore ireland. Canadian Acoustics.Vol 38, No 3.

 

 

 

Dunlop, P., Shannon, R., McCabe, M., Quinn, R., Doyle, E., 2010. Marine geophysical evidence for ice sheet extension and recession on the Malin Shelf: New evidence for the western limits of the British Irish Ice Sheet. Marine Geology 276, 86-99.

 

 

 

Elliott, G.M., Shannon, P.M., Haughton, P.D.W., Øvrebø, L.K., 2010. The Rockall Bank Mass Flow: Collapse of a moated contourite drift onlapping the eastern flank of Rockall Bank, west of Ireland. Marine and Petroleum Geology 27, 92-107.

 

 

 

Heindel, K., Titschack, J., Dorschel, B., Huvenne, V.A.I., Freiwald, A., 2010. The sediment composition and predictive mapping of facies on the Propeller Mound - A cold-water coral mound (Porcupine Seabight, NE Atlantic). Continental Shelf Research 30, 1814-1829.

 

 

 

Kimbell, G.S., Ritchie, J.D., Henderson, A.F., 2010. Three-dimensional gravity and magnetic modelling of the Irish sector of the NE Atlantic margin. Tectonophysics 486, 36-54.

 

 

 

McGonigle, C., Brown, C.J., Quinn, R., 2010. Insonification orientation and its relevance for image-based classification of multibeam backscatter. ICES Journal of Marine Science 67, 1010-1023.

 

 

 

Olbert, A.I., Hartnett, M., 2010. Storms and surges in Irish coastal waters. Ocean Modelling 34, 50-62.

 

 

 

 

White, M., Dorschel, B., 2010. The importance of the permanent thermocline to the cold water coral carbonate mound distribution in the NE Atlantic. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 296, 395-402.

 

 

 

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2009

Blondel, P., Gómez Sichi, O., 2009. Textural analyses of multibeam sonar imagery from Stanton Banks, Northern Ireland continental shelf. Applied Acoustics 70, 1288-1297.

Brown, C.J., Blondel, P., 2009. Developments in the application of multibeam sonar backscatter for seafloor habitat mapping. Applied Acoustics 70, 1242-1247.

 

 

 

Dorschel, B., Wheeler, A.J., Huvenne, V.A.I., de Haas, H., 2009. Cold-water coral mounds in an erosive environmental setting: TOBI side-scan sonar data and ROV video footage from the northwest Porcupine Bank, NE Atlantic. Marine Geology 264, 218-229.

 

 

 

Guinan, J., Brown, C., Dolan, M.F.J., Grehan, A.J., 2009. Ecological niche modelling of the distribution of cold-water coral habitat using underwater remote sensing data. Ecological Informatics 4, 83-92.

 

 

 

Guinan, J.C., Grehan, A.J., Dolan, M.F.J., and Brown, C., 2009, Quantifying relationships between video observations of cold-water coral and seafloor terrain in Rockall Trough, west of Ireland: Marine Ecology Progress Series, v. 375, p. 125-138.

 

 

 

Kenirons, M., Curran, O.n., Cunniffe, J., Ryan, J., Ryan, P., Shearer, A., 2009. The MarineGrid project in Ireland with Webcom. Computers & Geosciences 35, 205-213.

 

 

 

 

Marsh, I., Brown, C., 2009. Neural network classification of multibeam backscatter and bathymetry data from Stanton Bank (Area IV). Applied Acoustics 70, 1269-1276.

 

 

 

 

McGonigle, C., Brown, C., Quinn, R., Grabowski, J., 2009. Evaluation of image-based multibeam sonar backscatter classification for benthic habitat discrimination and mapping at Stanton Banks, UK. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 81, 423-437.

 

 

 

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2008

Dolan, M.F.J., Grehan, A.J., Guinan, J.C., Brown, C., 2008. Modelling the local distribution of cold-water corals in relation to bathymetric variables: Adding spatial context to deep-sea video data. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 55, 1564-1579.

 

 

 

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2007

O’Donnell, C., Macaulay, G., Doonan, I., Grehan, A., Roar Haride, N., Ullgren, J., Mackey, M., Sacchetti, F., Sheppard, S., 2007. An acoustic survey of Orange Roughy aggregations to the west and north of the Porcupine Bank. Irish Fisheries Investigations (18).

 

 

 

Wilson, M.F.J., O'Connell, B., Brown, C., Guinan, J., Grehan, A.J., 2007. Multiscale terrain analysis of multibeam bathymetry data for habitat mapping on the continental slope. Marine Geodesy 30, 3-35.

 

 

 

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2006

Elliott, G.M., Shannon, P.M., Haughton, P.D.W., Praeg, D., O'Reilly, B., 2006. Mid- to Late Cenozoic canyon development on the eastern margin of the Rockall Trough, offshore Ireland. Marine Geology 229, 113-132.

 

 

 

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2005

Cunningham, M.J., Hodgson, S., Masson, D.G., Parson, L.M., 2005. An evaluation of along- and down-slope sediment transport processes between Goban Spur and Brenot Spur on the Celtic Margin of the Bay of Biscay. Sedimentary Geology 179, 99-116.

 

 

 

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