Peer Reviewed Publications

Smeaton, C., Yang, H and Austin, W.E.N.,  2021. Carbon burial in the mid-latitude fjords of Scotland, Marine Geology, 411, doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2021.106618

Smeaton, C., Cui, X., Bianchi, T.S., Cage, A.G., Howe, J.A. and Austin, W.E., 2021. The evolution of a coastal carbon store over the last millennium. Quaternary Science Reviews, 266, p.107081. doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2021.107081

Audsley, A., Bradwell, T., Howe, J. and Baxter, J., 2021. Spatial Relationships between Pockmarks and Sub-Seabed Gas in Fjordic Settings: Evidence from Loch Linnhe, West Scotland. Geosciences, 11(7), p.283. doi.org/10.3390/geosciences11070283

 

Smeaton, C., Hunt, C.A., Turrell, W.R. and Austin, W.E., 2021. Marine Sedimentary Carbon Stocks of the United Kingdom’s Exclusive Economic Zone. Frontiers in Earth Science, 9, p.50. doi.org/10.3389/feart.2021.593324

Lee, H.Z., Davies, I.M., Baxter, J.M., Diele, K. and Sanderson, W.G., 2020. Missing the full story: First estimates of carbon deposition rates for the European flat oyster, Ostrea edulis. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 30(11), pp.2076-2086. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3402

Mao. J., Burdett. H.L., McGill. R.A.R., Newton.J,  Gulliver.P., Kamenos.NA., 2020. Carbon burial over the last four millennia is regulated by both climatic and land use change. Global Change Biology.  

doi/abs/10.1111/gcb.15021

Hunt, C.A., Demsar, U., Dove, D., Smeaton, C., Cooper, R. and Austin, W., 2020. Quantifying Marine Sedimentary Carbon: a new spatial analysis approach using seafloor acoustics, imagery, and ground-truthing data in Scotland. Frontiers in Marine Sciencedoi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00588

 

Bianchi, T, Arndt, S, Austin, W, Benn, DI, Bertrand, S, Cui, X, Faust, J, Koziorowska-Makuch, K, Moy, C, Savage, C, Smeaton, C, Smith, R & Syvitski, J 2020, 'Fjords as Aquatic Critical Zones (ACZs)', Earth Science Reviews, vol. In press, 103145. doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2020.103145

 

Smeaton, C., Barlow, N.L. and Austin W.E.N., 2020. Coring and compaction: Best practice in blue carbon stock and burial estimations. Geoderma, 364. doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2020.114180 

Turrell, W.R., 2019. Marine science within a net-zero emission statutory framework. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 76(7), pp.1983-1993. doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsz164

 

Burden, A., Smeaton, C., Angus, S. Garbutt, R. A., Jones, L., Lewis, H.D., Rees, S.M., 2020,Impacts of climate change on Coastal Habitats, relevant to the coastal and marine environment around the UK, Marine Climate Change Impact Partnership Science Review. doi: 10.14465/2020.arc11.chb

 

Lo Giudice Cappelli, E., Clarke, J., Smeaton, C., Davidson, K. and Austin, W.E.N., 2019. Organic carbon rich sediments: benthic foraminifera as bio-indicators of depositional environments. Biogeosciences. doi: 10.5194/bg-16-4183-2019

 

Smeaton C and Austin WEN, 2019. Where’s the Carbon: Exploring the Spatial Heterogeneity of Sedimentary Carbon  in Mid-Latitude Fjords. Front. Earth Sci. 7:269. doi: 10.3389/feart.2019.00269

Audsley, A., Bradwell, T., Howe, J.A. and Baxter, J.M., 2019. Distribution and classification of pockmarks on the seabed around western Scotland. Journal of Maps, 15(2), pp.807-817. doi: 10.1080/17445647.2019.1676320

Marley, A.R., Smeaton, C. and Austin, W.E., An Assessment of the Tea Bag Index Method as a Proxy for Organic Matter Decomposition in Intertidal Environments. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. doi: 10.1029/2018JG004957

 

Taylor, B.W., Paterson, D.M. and Baxter, J.M., 2019. Sediment dynamics of natural and restored Bolboschoenus maritimus saltmarsh. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 7, p.237. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2019.00237

Smeaton, C. and Austin, W.E., 2017. Sources, Sinks, and Subsidies: Terrestrial Carbon Storage in Mid‐latitude Fjords. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 122(11), pp.2754-2768, doi: 10.1002/2017JG003952

 

Smeaton, C., Austin, W.E., Davies, A., Baltzer, A., Howe, J.A. and Baxter, J.M., 2017. Scotland's forgotten carbon: a national assessment of mid-latitude fjord sedimentary stocks. Biogeosciencesdoi: 10.5194/bg-14-5663-2017, 2017

 

Smeaton, C., Austin, W., Davies, A., Baltzar, A., Abell, R.E. and Howe, J.A., 2016. Substantial stores of sedimentary carbon held in mid-latitude fjords. Biogeosciencesdoi: 10.5194/bg-13-5771-2016,

Reports

Austin, W., Smeaton., C., Riegel, S., Ruranska, P and Miller, C. 2021. Blue carbon stock in Scottish saltmarsh soils, Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 12 No 13.  doi: 10.7489/12372-1

 

Smeaton, C., Austin, W. and Turrell, W.R. 2020. Re-Evaluating Scotland’s Sedimentary Carbon Stocks. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 11 No 2, 16pp. doi: 10.7489/12267-1

 

Turrell, W.R (2020). A Compendium of Marine Related Carbon Stores, Sequestrations and Emissions. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 11 No 1, 70pp. doi: 10.7489/12261-1

Porter, J.S., Austin, W.E.N., Burrows, M.T., D Clarke, D., Davies, G., Kamenos, N., Riegel, S., Smeaton, C., Page, C.,  Want. A., 2020. Blue carbon audit of Orkney waters. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 11 No 3, 96pp. DOI: 10.7489/12262-1.  The full report can be accessed here: doi: 10.7489/12262-1 

 

 

 

Smeaton, C., Miller, L.C.,  Ruranska, P and Austin, W.E.N, 2021, Organic carbon density of surficial soils across Scottish saltmarshes, Marine Scotland Data.  doi: 10.7489/12389-1

Smeaton, C., Hunt, C.A., Turrell, W.R. and Austin, W.E.N. 2021. Sediment type and surficial sedimentary carbon stocks across the United Kingdom’s Exclusive Economic Zone and the territorial waters of the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands. doi: 10.7489/12354-1

Smeaton, C., Hunt, C.A., Turrell, W.R. and Austin, W.E.N. 2021. Organic and inorganic carbon content of surficial sediments within Scottish adjacent waters. doi: 10.7489/12353-1

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