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McGeady, R., Runya, R.M, Dooley, J.S.G, Howe, J.A., Fox, C.J., Wheeler, A. J., Summers, G., Callaway, A., Beck, S., Brown, L.S, Dooley, G. & McGonigle, C., (in press) A review of new and existing non-extractive techniques for monitoring Marine Protected Areas. Frontiers in Marine Science, 10,

Recouvreur, A., Wheeler, A.J., Strachen, R., Meere, P.A., Unitt, R.P. & Lim, A. (2024). Large scale bedrock outcrop mapping on the NE Atlantic continental margin. Frontiers in Marine Science-Ocean Observation, 10, 2023. 


Summers, G, Lim, A. & Wheeler, A.J. (2023). Multi-resolution appraisal of Cork Harbour estuary: an object-based image analysis approach. Geomorphology, 439, 108851.

Arosio, R., Wheeler, A.J., Sacchetti, F., Guinan, J., Benetti, S., O’Keeffe, E., Van Landeghem, K.J.J., Conti, L.A., Furey, T., and A. Lim, 2023. The geomorphology of Ireland’s continental shelf, Journal of Maps, 19, 1, 2283192

Arosio, R., Hobley, B., Wheeler, A. J., Sacchetti, F., Conti, L. A., Furey, T. and Lim, A., 2023 Fully convolutional neural networks applied to large-scale marine morphology mapping. Frontiers in Marine Science, Sec. Ocean Observation, 10,

Butschek, F., Peters, J., Remmers, T., Murphy, J, Cummins, V. & Wheeler, A.J. (2023). Geospatial dimensions of the Renewable Energy Transition — the importance of prioritisation. Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, 100713. 

Coughlan, M., Trafford, A., Corrales, S., Donohue, S., Wheeler, A.J. & Long, M. (2023) Geological and geotechnical characterisation of soft Holocene marine sediments: a case study from the north Irish Sea. Engineering Geology, 313, 106980 

Morrissey, D., Lim, A., Howell, K., White, M., Wheeler. A.J. & Allcock, L. (2023). The North-East Atlantic Margin: a review of geology, geography, oceanography, and vulnerable megabenthic ecosystems of Ireland and the United Kingdom’s continental slope. Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, 61, 219-292. 

Michel, G., Coughlan, M., Arosio, R., Emery, A.R. & Wheeler, A.J. (2023). Stratigraphic and palaeo-geomorphological evidence for glacial-deglacial history of the last British-Irish Ice Sheet in the north-western Irish Sea, Quaternary Science Reviews, 300, 107909.


Appah, J.K.M., Lim, A., Ramsay, R., O’Reilly, L. & Wheeler, A.J. (2022).  Accumulation of marine litter in cold-water coral habitats: a comparative study of two Irish Special Areas of Conservation, NE Atlantic. Marine Pollution Bulletin , 180, 113764.  
Appah, J.K.M., Lynch, S.A., Lim, A., O Riordan, R., O’Reilly, L., de Oliviera, L. & Wheeler, A.J. (2022). A health survey of the reef forming scleractinian cold-water corals Lophelia pertusa and Madrepora oculata in a remote submarine canyon on the European continental margin, NE Atlantic. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 192, 107782. 
de Oliviera, L.M.C., de Oliveira, P.A.., Lim, A., Wheeler, A.J., Conti, L. (2022).  Developing mobile applications with augmented reality and 3D photogrammetry for visualisation of cold-water coral reefs. Geosciences  12, 356.  https://
De Oliviera, L.M.C., Lim, A., Conti, L.A. & Wheeler. A.J. (2022).  High-resolution 3D mapping of cold-water coral reefs using machine learning ,  Frontiers in Environmental Science, 10, 2465

Hogan, R.I., Hopkins, K, Yessop, C. Wheeler, A.J., Allcock, A.L. (2022). Homoplasy and incongruence in Pennatulacea phylogenies highlight a need for systematic revision. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 178, 107630.

O’Reilly, L., Fentimen, R., Butschek, F., Titschack, J., Lim, A., Moore, N., O’Connor, O.J., Appah, J., Harris, K., Vennemann, T. & Wheeler, A.J. (2022). Environmental forcing by submarine canyons: evidence between two closely situated cold-water coral mounds (west Porcupine Bank and Porcupine Bank Canyon, NE Atlantic). Marine Geology, 454106930. 

O'Reilly, L., Lim A., Titschack, J., Moore, N., O'Connor, O.J., Appah, J., Fentimen, R.Butschek, F., Harris, K., Vennemann, T., Wheeler, A.J. (2022). Using novel methods to track British and Irish Ice Sheet dynamics since the Late Pleistocene, along the west Porcupine Bank, NE Atlantic, Quaternary Science Reviews.

Summers, G., Lim, A., & Wheeler, A.J. (2022). A characterization of benthic curents from seabed bathymetry: an object-based image analysis of cold-water coral mounds, Remote Sensing, 144731 


de Oliviera, L.M.C., Lim, A., Conti, L.A. & Wheeler. A.J. (2021). 3D classification of cold-water coral reefs: a comparison of classification techniques fir 3D reconstructions of cold-water coral reefs and seabed, Frontiers in Environmental Science, 8, 640713 

Devoy, R., Wheeler, A.J., Brunt, B. & Hickey, K. (2021). The coastal environment: physical systems, processes and patterns. In: (eds R. Devoy, V. Cummins, B. Brunt, D. Bartlett & S. Kandrot) The Coastal Atlas of Ireland, Cork University Press. p. 12-44. 

Lim, A., Wheeler, A.J., Conti, L.A. (2021). Cold-water coral habitat mapping: trends and developments in acquisition and processing methods. Geosciences, 119doi: 10.3390/geosciences11010009 

Summers, G., Lim, A. & Wheeler, A.J. (2021). A scalable, supervised classification of seabed sediment waves using an object-based image analysis approach. Remote Sensing, 132317. doi: 10.2290/rs13122317 

Wheeler, A.J. (2021). Cold-water coral habitat mapping. Encyclopedia, 9913. 

Price, D.M., Lim, A., Callaway, A., Wheeler, A.J., Lo Iacono, C., Jensen, A. & Huvenne, V.A.I. (2021). Fine-scale heterogeneity of a cold-water coral reef structure and its influence on the distribution of associated taxa. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8, 556313. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2021.556313  

Wheeler, A.J. (2021). Sea levels and Ireland’s ancient seabeds. In: (eds R. Devoy, V. Cummins, B. Brunt, D. Bartlett & S. Kandrot) The Coastal Atlas of Ireland, Cork University Press. p.135-136 

Wheeler, A.J. & Lim, A. (2021). Cold-water corals, reefs and carbonate mounds. In: (eds R. Devoy, V. Cummins, B. Brunt, D. Bartlett & S. Kandrot) The Coastal Atlas of Ireland, Cork University Press. p.18-20. 

Wheeler, A.J., Lim, A., Butschek, F., O’Reilly, L. & O’Driscoll, P. (2021). The “Little MonSta” deep-sea benthic, precision deployable, multi-sensor and sampling lander array. Sensors, 213355. doi: 10.3390/s21103355


Appah, J.K.M., Lim, A., Harris, K., Ramsay, R., O’Reilly, L. & Wheeler, A.J. (2020). Are non-coral reef habitats as important to benthic diversity and composition as coral reef habitats in submarine canyons? A rich analysis of organismal distribution controls in the upper Porcupine Bank Canyon, NE AtlanticFrontiers in Marine Science7, 571820

Barrett, N.J., Hogan, R.I., Allcock, A.L., Molodtsova, T., Hopkins, K., Wheeler, A.J. & Yesson, C. (2020). Phylogenetics and mitogenome organisation in black corals (Anthozoa: Hexacorallia: Antipatharia): An order wide survey inferred from complete antipatharian mitochondrial genomes. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7:440  

Coughlan, M., Tóth, Z. Van Landeghem, K., McCarron, S. & Wheeler, A.J. (2020) Formational history of the Wicklow Trough: a marine transgressed tunnel valley revealing ice flow velocity and retreat rates for the largest ice stream draining the late-Devensian British-Irish Ice Sheet. Journal of Quaternary Science, 35, 907-919ISSN 0267-8179. DOI: 10.1002/jqs.3234 

Fentimen, R, Lim, A., Foubert, A, Ruggesberg, A., Wheeler, A.J., Van Rooij, D. & Foubert, A. (2020). Impact of bottom currents on benthic foraminiferal assemblages in a cold-water coral environment: the Moira Mounds (NE Atlantic). Marine Micropalaeontology, 154, 101799.

Lim, A., Wheeler, A.J., Price, D., O’Reilly, L., Harris, K. & Conti, C. (2020). Influence of benthic currents on cold-water coral habitats in the upper Porcupine Bank Canyon, NE Atlantic: a combined benthic monitoring and 3D photogrammetric investigation. Nature Science Reports (2020) 10:19433. 

Peters, J.L., Benetti, S., Dunlop, P. & Wheeler, A.J. (2020). Sedimentary and foraminiferal records of Late Quaternary environmental change west of Ireland and implications for the last British-Irish Ice Sheet. Journal of Quaternary Science, 35, 609-624  

Peters, J.J., Butschek, F., O’Connell, R., Cummins, V., Murphy, J. & Wheeler, A.J. (2020). Geological seabed stability model for informing Irish offshore renewable energy opportunities. Advances in Geosciences, 5455-56. ISSN 1680-7340 

Peters, J.L., Remmers, T., Wheeler, A.J., Murphy, J. & Cummins, V. (2020). A systematic review and meta-analysis of GIS use to reveal trends in offshore wind energy research and offer insights on best practices. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 128, 

Tóth, Z., McCarron, S., Wheeler, A.J., Wenau, S., Davis, S., Lim, A. & Spiess, V. (2020). Geomorphological and seismostratigraphic evidence for multidirectional polyphase glaciation of the northern Celtic Sea. Journal of Quaternary Science. 35, 465-478 ISSN 0267-8179. 


Boolukos, C., Lim, A., Wheeler, A. & Ramsay, R. (2019). Cold-water corals in decline - a temporal (4 year) species abundance and biodiversity appraisal of complete photomosaiced cold-water coral reef on the Irish MarginDeep Sea Research Part I, 146, 44-54. ISSN: 09670637 

Conti, L.A, Lim., A. & Wheeler, A.J. (2019). High resolution mapping of a cold water coral mound. Nature Scientific Reports, 9, 1016 

Coughlan, M, Wheeler, A.J., Dorschel, B., Long, M., Doherty, P. & Mörz, T. (2019). Stratigraphic model of the Quaternary sediments of the Western Irish Sea Mud Belt from core, geotechnical and acoustic data. Geomarine Letters 39, 223-237  

Hogan, R.I., Hopkins, K., Wheeler, A.J., Allcock, A.L. & Yesson, C. (2019). Novel diversity in mitochondrial genomes of deep-sea Pennatulacea (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Octocorallia). Mitochondrial DNA Part A. 30, 764-777. doi 10.1080/24701394.2019.1634699. 


Fentimen, R, Ruggesberg, A., Lim, A., El Kateb, A., Foubert, A, Wheeler, A.J., Spezzafewrri, S. (2018). Benthic foraminifera in a deep-sea high-energy environment: the Moira Mounds (Porcupine Seabight, SW of Ireland). Swiss Journal of Geosciences, 111, 561-572 

Lim, A., Huvenne, V.A.I., Vertino, A., Spezzaferri, S., Wheeler, A.J. (2018) New insights on coral mound development from groundtruthed high-resolution ROV-mounted multibeam imaging, Marine Geology, 403, 225-237 

Lim, A., Kane, A., Arnaubec, A., Wheeler, A.J., (2018). Seabed image acquisition and survey design for cold water coral mound characterisation. Marine Geology, 395, 22-32.


Coughlan, M., Fleischer, M., Wheeler, A.J., Hepp, D.A., Hebbeln, D. and Mörz, T. (2017) A Revised Stratigraphic Framework for the Quaternary Deposits of the German North Sea Sector: a Geological – Geotechnical Approach. Boreas. 47, 80-105 

Lim, A., Wheeler, A.J., Arnaubec, A., (2017). High-resolution facies zonation within a cold-water coral mound: The case of the Piddington Mound, Porcupine Seabight, NE Atlantic. Marine Geology, 390, 120-130.

Murphy, P. & Wheeler, A.J. (2017). A GIS-based application of drainage basin analysis and geomorphometry in the submarine environment: The Gollum Canyon System, North-east Atlantic. In: D Bartlett & L. Celliers (eds) Geoinformatics for Marine and Coastal Management, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group Boca Raton, USA, p.43-72.


Huvenne, VAI., Bett, BJ., Masson, DG., Le Bas, TP., Wheeler, AJ. (2016). Effectiveness of a deep-sea cold-water coral Marine Protected Area, following eight years of fisheries closure. Biological Conservation, 200 :60-69.

Peters, J.L., Benetti, S., Dunlop, P., Cofaigh, C.O., Moreton, S.G., Wheeler, A.J., Clark, C.D. (2016) Sedimentology and chronology of the advance and retreat of the last British-Irish Ice Sheet on the continental shelf west of Ireland. Quaternary Science Reviews, 140 :101-124. 


Coughlan, M., Wheeler, A.J., Dorschel, B., Lordan, C., Boer, W., van Gaever, P., de Haas, H. and Mörz, T. (2015) Record of anthropogenic impact on the Western Irish Sea mud belt. Anthropocene, 9, 56-69.

Vertino, A., Spezzaferri, S., Ruggesberg, A., Stalder, C., Wheeler, A.J., & the Eurofleets CWC-Moira Cruise Scientific Party (2015) 'An overview on cold-water coral ecosystems and facies' In: Atlas of benthic foraminifera from cold water coral reefs. Special Publication No. 44: Cushman Foundation.


Webb, S.L., Murton, B. & Wheeler, A.J. (2014) Rheology and the Fe3+–chlorine reaction in basaltic meltsChemical Geology, 36, 24-31. 



Thierens, M,Browning, E,Pirlet, H,Loutre, MF,Dorschel, B,Huvenne, VAI,Titschack, J,Colin, C,Foubert, A,Wheeler, AJ (2013) Cold-water coral carbonate mounds as unique palaeo-archives: the Plio-Pleistocene Challenger Mound record (NE Atlantic). Quaternary Science Reviews, 73 :14-30.  

Wheeler, A.J., Murton, B.J., Copley, J.T., Lim, A., Carlsson, J., Collins, P., Dorschel, B., Green, D., Judge, M., Nye, V., Benzie, J., Antoniacomi, A., Coughlan, M., Morris, K.J., (2013). Moytirra: Discovery of the first known deep-sea hydrothermal vent field on the slow-spreading Mid-Atlantic Ridge north of the Azores. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 14, 4170-4184.


Lopez Correa, M., Montagna, P., Joseph, N., Ruggesberg, A., Fietzke, J., Flogel, S., Dorschel, B., Goldstein, S.L., Wheeler, A., Freiwald, A. (2012). Preboreal onset of cold-water coral growth beyond the Arctic Circle revealed by coupled radiocarbon and U-series dating and neodymium isotopes. Quaternary Science Reviews, 34, 24-43.

Thierens, M., Pirlet, H., Colin, C., Latruwe, K., Vanhaecke, F., Lee, J., Stuut, J.-B., Titschack, J., Huvenne, V., Dorschel, B., Wheeler, A.J., Henriet, J.-P. (2012) Ice-rafting from the British-Irish ice sheet since the earliest Pleistocene (2.6 million years ago): implications for long-term mid-latitudinal ice-sheet growth in the North Atlantic region. Quaternary Science Reviews, 44, 229-240.  

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 assumptionsMarine Geology, 295-298, 95-112.  


Wheeler, A.J., Kozachenko, M., Henry, L.A., Foubert, A., de Haas, H., Huvenne, V.A.I., Masson, D.G., Olu, K. (2011). The Moira Mounds, small cold-water coral banks in the Porcupine Seabight, NE Atlantic: Part A—an early stage growth phase for future coral carbonate mounds?.  Marine Geology, 282, 53-64, 10.1016/j.margeo.2010.08.006. 

Foubert, A.T.G., Huvenne, V.A.I., Wheeler, A.J., Kozachenko, M., Opderbecke, J., Henriet, J.-P., (2011). The Moira Mounds, small cold-water coral mounds in the Porcupine Seabight, NE Atlantic: Part B – Evaluating the impact of sediment dynamics through high-resolution ROV-borne bathymetric mapping Marine Geology. 282, 65-78. doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2011.02.008 


Dorschel, B; Wheeler, A.J; Monteys, X.; Verbruggen, K. (2010) Atlas of the Deep-water Seabed: Ireland. Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York: Springer, pp. 164.  

Thierens, M; Titschack, J; Dorschel, B; Huvenne, VAI; Wheeler, AJ; Stuut, JBW; O'Donnell, R (2010) 'The 2.6 Ma depositional sequence from the Challenger cold-water coral carbonate mound (IODP Exp. 307): sediment contributors and hydrodynamic palaeo-environments'. Marine Geology, 271 :260-277.  

Wheeler, A.J. & Stadnitskaya, A. (2010). Benthic deep-sea carbonates: reefs and seeps. In: (Heiko Hüneke & Thierry Mulder) Deep-Sea Sediments (a book of the series Developments in Sedimentology). Elsevier, Amsterdam. p.397-455. 


Dorschel, B, Wheeler, AJ, Huvenne, VAI, 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.  

Huvenne, VAI, Masson, DG, Wheeler, AJ (2009) 'Sediment dynamics of a sandy contourite: the sedimentary context of the Darwin cold-water coral mounds, Northern Rockall Trough'. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 98 :865-884. 

Robinson K., Darbyshire T., Van Landeghem K., Lindenbaum C., McBreen F., Creaven S., Ramsay K., Mackie A.S.Y., Mitchell N., Wheeler A., Wilson J. & O’Beirn F. (2009). Habitat Mapping for conservation and management in the Southern Irish Sea (HABMAP). Volume 1: seabed surveys. Studies in Marine Biodiversity and Systematics from the National Museum of Wales. BIOMÔR Reports 5 (1): 222pp, Appendices & DVD.  

Roberts, J.M, Wheeler, A.J., Freiwald, A., Cairns, S. (2009) Cold-Water Corals: the Biology and Geology of Deep-Sea Coral Habitats. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp.334. 

Titschack, J., M. Thierens, B. Dorschel, C. Schulbert, A. Freiwald, A. Kano, C. Takashima, N. Kawagoe, X. Li, and I. O. D. P. Expedition. (2009) Carbonate budget of a cold-water coral mound (Challenger Mound, IODP Exp. 307). Marine Geology 259, 36-46.

Van Landeghem, KJJ, Uehara, K, Wheeler, AJ, Mitchell, NC, Scourse, JD (2009) 'Post-glacial sediment dynamics in the Irish Sea and sediment wave morphology: Data-model comparisons'. Continental Shelf Research, 29 :1723-1736.  

Van Landeghem, KJJ, Wheeler, AJ, Mitchell, NC (2009) 'Detailed seafloor evidence for palaeo-ice streaming offshore Anglesey, UK: implications for decline of teh Irish Sea Glacier'. Boreas, 38 :119-131.  

Van Landeghem, KJJ, Wheeler, AJ, Mitchell, NC, Sutton, G (2009c) 'Variations in sediment wave dimensions across the tidally dominated Irish Sea, NW Europe'. Marine Geology, 263 :108-119.  


Van Rooij, D, Huvenne, VAI, Blamart, D,Henriet, JP, Wheeler, A, de Haas, H (2008) 'The Enya mounds: a lost mound-drift competition'. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 98:849-863.  

Huvenne, V.A.I., Masson, D.G., Wheeler, A. (2008) 'The sedimentary environment of the Darwin cold-water coral mounds, N Rockall Trough'. International Journal of Earth Science, 98, 865-884.  

Lindenbaum, C., Bennell, J.D., Rees, E.I.S., McClean, D., Cook, W., Wheeler, A.J. & Sanderson, W.G. (2008) 'Small-scale variation within a Modiolus modiolus (Mollusca: Bivalvia) reef in the Irish Sea: I. Bedform relief and mosaics revealed by sonar'. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 88 (1):133-141.  

Wheeler, A. J., Kozachenko, M., Masson, D. G. and Huvenne, V. A. I. (2008) 'The influence of benthic sediment transport on cold-water coral bank morphology and growth: the example of the Darwin Mounds, NE Atlantic'. Sedimentology, 55, 1875-1887.


De Mol, B, Kozachenko, M, Wheeler, A, Alvares, H, Henriet, JP, Roy, KOL (2007) 'Therese Mound: a case study of coral bank development in the Belgica Mound Province, Porcupine Seabight'. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 96 :103-120.  

Dorschel B., Hebbeln D., Foubert A., White M. & Wheeler A.J. (2007). Hydrodynamics and cold-water coral facies distribution related to recent sedimentary processes at Galway Mound west of Ireland. Marine Geology, 244, 184-195.  

Huvenne, VAI, Bailey, WR, Shannon, PM, Naeth, J, di Primio, R, Henriet, JP, Horsfield, B, de Haas, H, Wheeler, A, Roy, KOL (2007) 'The Magellan mound province in the Porcupine Basin'. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 96: 85-101.  

Van Rooij, D, Blamart, D, Richter, T, Wheeler, A, Kozachenko, M, Henriet, JP (2007) 'Quaternary sediment dynamics in the Belgica mound province, Porcupine Seabight: ice-rafting events and contour current processes'. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 96: 121-140.  

Wheeler, A.J. (2007) 'Imaging the Seabed using Side-Scan Sonar' In: Visual Practices Across the University. Paderborn: Wilhelm Fink Verlag. p.258-264.

Wheeler, A.J., Beyer, A., Freiwald, A., de Haas, H., Huvenne, V.A.I., Kozachenko, M., Olu-Le Roy, K. & Opderbecke, J. (2007) 'Morphology and Environment of Cold-water Coral Carbonate Mounds on the NW European Margin'. International Journal of Earth Science, 96, 37-56.

Williams, T., Kano,A., Ferdelamn, T., Henriet, J.-P., Abe, K., Andres, M.S., Bjerager, M., Browning, E.L., Cragg, B.A., De Mol, B., Dorschel, B., Foubert, A., Frank,T.D., Fuwa, Y., Gaillot, P., Gharib, J.J., Gregg, J.M., Huvenne, V.A.I., Leonide, P, Li, X.,  Mangelsdorf, K., Tanaka, A.,Monteys, X., Novosel, I., Sakai, S., Samarkin, V.A., Sasaki, K., Spicack, A.J., Takashima, C., & Titschack, J. (2007) Cold-Water Coral Mounds Revealed. Eos, 87, 525-536.


Mienis, F., van Weering, T., de Haas, H., de Stigter, H., Huvenne, V. & Wheeler. A. (2006) Carbonate mound development at the SW Rockall Tough margin based on high resolution TOBI and Seismic recording. Marine Geology, 233: 1-19.  

Roberts, J.M., A.J. Wheeler, A. Freiwald (2006) 'Reefs of the deep: the biology and geology of cold-water coral ecosystems'. Science, 312:543-547.

Swift, L.J., Devoy, R. J. N., Wheeler, A.J., Sutton, G.D. and Gault, J., (2006) 'Sedimentary dynamics and coastal changes on the south coast of Ireland'. Journal of Coastal Research, SI (39): 227-232. 


Foubert, A., Beck, T., Wheeler, A.J., Opderbecke, J., Grehan, A., Klages, M., Thiede, J., Henriet, J.P. & the Polarstern ARK-XIX/3a shipboard party (2005) 'New view of the Belgica Mounds, Porcupine Seabight, NE Atlantic: Preliminary Results from the Polarstern ARK-XIX/3a ROV cruise' In: A. Freiwald & J.M. Roberts (eds). Cold-water corals and Ecosystems. p. 403-415.  

Huvenne, V.A.I., Beyer, A., de Haas, H., Dekindt, K., Henriet, J.P., Kozachenko, M., Olu-Le Roy, K., Wheeler, A. and the TOBI/Pelagia 197 and CARACOLE cruise participants (2005) 'The seabed appearance of different coral bank provinces in the Porcupine Seabight, NE Atlantic: results from sidescan sonar and ROV seabed mapping' In: A. Freiwald & J.M. Roberts (eds). Cold-water corals and Ecosystems, p. 535-569.  

Wheeler, A.J., Beck, T., Thiede, J., Klages, M., Grehan, A. Monteys, F.X. & Polarstern ARK XIX/3a Shipboard Party (2005) 'Deep-water coral mounds on the Porcupine Bank, Irish margin: preliminary results from Polarstern ARK-XIX/3a ROV cruise' In: A. Freiwald & J.M. Roberts (eds). Cold-water corals and Ecosystems, p.323-333.  

Wheeler, A.J., B.J. Bett, D.S.M. Billett, D. G. Masson & D. Mayor (2005) 'The Impact of Demersal Trawling on NE Atlantic Deep-water Coral Habitats: the case of the Darwin Mounds, UK' In: J. Thomas & P. Barnes (eds). Benthic Habitats and the Effects of Fishing, p.807-818.  

Wheeler, A.J., Kozachenko, M., Beyer, A., Foubert, A., Huvenne, V.A.I., Klages, M., Masson, D.G., Olu-Le Roy, K. & Thiede, J. (2005) 'Sedimentary processes and carbonate mounds in the Belgica mound province, Porcupine Seabight, NE Atlantic' In: A. Freiwald & J.M. Roberts (eds). Cold-water corals and Ecosystems, p. 571-603.


Akhmetzhanov, A.M., Kenyon, N.H., Ivanov, M.K., Wheeler, A., Shashkin, P.V & van Weering, T.C.E. (2003) Giant carbonate mounds and current swept seafloors on the slopes of the southern Rockall Trough In: J. Mienert & P. Weaver (eds) European Margin Sediment Dynamics: Side-scan Sonar and Seismic Images, Springer-Verlag, p.203-210.  

Kenyon, N.H., Akhmetzhanov, A.M., Wheeler, A.J., van Weering, T.C.E., de Haas, H. & Ivanov, M.K. (2003) 'Giant carbonate mud mounds in the southern Rockall Trough'. Marine Geology, 195: 5-30.  

Masson, DG, Bett, BJ, Billett, DSM, Jacobs, CL, Wheeler, AJ, Wynn, RB (2003) 'The origin of deep-water, coral-topped mounds in the northern Rockall Trough, Northeast Atlantic'. Marine Geology, 194: 159-180.  

Wheeler, A.J., Kenyon, N.H., Ivanov, M.K., Beyer, A., Cronin, B.T., McDonnell, A., Schenke, H.W., Akhmetzhanov, A.M., Satur, N. & Zaragosi, S (2003) 'Canyon heads and channel architecture of the Gollum Channel, Porcupine Seabight Trough' In: J. Mienert & P. Weaver (eds). European Margin Sediment Dynamics: Side-scan Sonar and Seismic Images, p.183-186.


Wheeler, A. J. (2002) 'Environmental controls on shipwreck preservation: the Irish context'. Journal of Archaeological Science, 29: 1149-1159.


Breen, C., Barton, K., Callaghan, C., Forsythe, W., Quinn, R., Rooney, S., Oxley, I., Herron, C. & Wheeler, A. (2001) Integrated Marine Investigations on the Historic Shipwreck ‘La Surveillante’. Centre for Maritime Archaeology Monography No. 1., pp.141.

Lyttleton, J., O’Sullivan, A., Wheeler, A.J. & Healy, M (2001) 'Reclamation history - Coastal landscapes and environmental change' In: A. O’Sullivan (eds). Foragers, Farmers and Fishermen in a Coastal Landscape: An Intertidal Archaeological Survey of the Shannon Estuary. p.52-54. 

Wheeler, A.J. & Healy, M. (2001) 'Coastal landscapes and environmental change' In: A. O’Sullivan (eds). Foragers, Farmers and Fishermen in a Coastal Landscape: An Intertidal Archaeological Survey of the Shannon Estuary, p.39-51. 

Wheeler, A. J., Walshe, J. & Sutton, G.D (2001) 'Seabed Mapping and Seafloor Processes in the Kish, Burford, Bray and Fraser Banks Area, Southwestern Irish Sea'. Irish Geography, 34 (2) :194-211.  


Wheeler, A.J., Orford, J.D. & Dardis, O. (1999a) 'Saltmarsh deposition and its relationship to coastal forcing over the last century on the north-west coast of Ireland'. Geologie en Mijnbouw, 7 7:295-310.  

Wheeler, A.J., Oldfield, F. & Orford, J.D. (1999b) 'Depositional and post-depositional controls on magnetic signals from saltmarshes on the northwest coast of Ireland'. Sedimentology, 46 :545-558.  


Gallagher, K. A.; Wheeler, A. J.; Orford, J. D. (1996) 'An Assessment of the Heavy Metal Pollution of Two Tidal Marches on the North-West Coast of Ireland'. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy: 177-188.


Wheeler, A.J. (1995) 'Saltmarsh Development From Fen: Analysis of Late Holocene Deposits From North-Central Fenland, UK '. Quaternary International, 26: 139-145.  

Wheeler, A. J.; Waller, M. P. (1995) 'The Holocene Lithostratigraphy of Fenland, Eastern England: a Review and Suggestions for Redefinition'. Geological Magazine,13 : 223-233.  


Wheeler, A.J. (1992) 'Vegetational Succession, Acidification and Allogenic Events as Recorded in Flandrian Peat Deposits from an Isolated Fenland Embayment'. New Phytologist, 122: 745-756.

Marine Geosciences Research Group

University College Cork

School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, North Mall Campus, University College Cork, North Mall, Cork City, T23 TK30