Selected publications for Phil Weaver 

Lodge, M., Johnson, D., Le Gurun, G., Wengler, M., Weaver, P. & Gunn, V. (2014) Seabed mining: International Seabed Authority environmental management plan for the Clarion-Clipperton Zone. A partnership approach. Marine Policy 49, 66-72. DOI 10.1016/j.marpol.2014.04.006.

Weaver, P. (2013) The environmental cost of seafloor damage. Guest editorial in Science for Environment Policy Thematic Issue on Seafloor Damage. Issue 45, December 29013. Published online by the European Commission’s DG Environment. Click here to download the full issue as PDF.

Olsen EM, Johnson D, Weaver P, Goñi R, Ribeiro MC, Rabaut M, Macpherson E, Pelletier D, Fonseca L, Katsanevakis S, Zaharia T (2013). Achieving Ecologically Coherent MPA Networks in Europe: Science Needs and Priorities. Marine Board Position Paper 18. Larkin, KE and McDonough N (Eds.). European Marine Board, Ostend, Belgium.

Weaver, P.P.E.  and Johnson, D. (2012) Think Big for Marine Conservation. Nature 483, p399.

Benn, A.R., Weaver, P.P.E., Billett, D.S.M., Hove, S.v.D., Murdock, A.P., Doneghan, G.B. & Le Bas, T. (2010) Human Activities on the Deep Seafloor in the North East Atlantic: An Assessment of Spatial Extent. PLoS One, 5 (9).

Weaver, P.P.E., Gunn, V. (2009) HERMES: Hotspot Ecosystem Research on the Margins of European Seas. Oceanography 22, 12-15.

Arzola, R.G., Wynn, R.B., Lastras, G., Weaver, P.P.E. (2008) Sedimentary features and processes in the Nazare and Setubal submarine canyons, west Iberian margin. Marine Geology 250, 64-88.

Arzola, R.G., Wynn, R.B., Masson, D.G., Weaver, P.P.E. and Lastras, G. (2007) Landslide and gravity flow features and processes of the Nazare and Setubal Canyons, west Iberian margin. In, Lykousis, V., Sakellariou, D. and Locat, J. (eds.) Submarine mass movements and their consequences: 3rd International Symposium. Springer, 89-98.

Cochonat, P., Dürr, S., Gunn, V., Herzig, P., Mevel, C., Mienert, J., Schneider, R., Weaver, P., Winkler, A. (2007) The Deep-Sea Frontier: Science challenges for a sustainable future. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 53pp.

Talling, P.J., Wynn, R.B., Masson, D.G., Frenz, M., Cronin, B.T., Schiebel, R., Akhmetzhanov, A.M., Dallmeier-Tiessen, S., Benetti, S., Weaver, P.P.E., Georgiopoulou, A., Zuhlsdorff, C. and Amy, L.A. (2007) Onset of submarine debris flow deposition far from original giant landslide. Nature 450, 541-544.

van Weering, T.C.E., Weaver, P.P.E. (2007) Canyon processes: an introduction. Marine Geology 246, 65-67.

Syvitski, J.P., Weaver, P.P.E., Berne, S., Nittrouer, C., Trincardi, F. and Canals, M. (2004) Introduction to this special issue on strata formation on European margins: a tribute to EU-NA cooperation in Marine Geology. Oceanography 17 (4), 14-15.

Weaver P.P.E. (2003) The NW African Continental Margin – history of sediment accumulation, landslide deposits and hiatuses as revealed by drilling the Madeira Abyssal Plain. Paleoceanography 18, 13pp.

Wynn, R.B., Weaver, P.P.E., Masson, D.G. and Gee, M.J.R. (2003) Turbidity current processes and deposits in the Moroccan Turbidite system. In, Mienert, J. and Weaver, P.P.E. (eds.) European margin sediment dynamics: side-scan sonar and seismic images. Springer Verlag, 279-282.

Weaver, P.P.E., Wynn, R.B., Kenyon, N.H. and Evans, J.M. (2000) Continental margin sedimentation, with special reference to the north-east Atlantic margin. Sedimentology 47, 1-17.


Selected publications for David Johnson

Ferreira, M.A., Johnson, D., Pereira da Silva, C. and T. Ramos (2018) Developing a performance evaluation mechanism for Portuguese Marine Spatial Planning using a Participatory Approach. Journal of Cleaner Production (accepted 24.1.18)

Rees et al. (2018) Bridging the divide: A Framework for Social-ecological Coherence in Marine Protected Area Design. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems (accepted 7.1.18)

Johnson, D.E., Barrio Frojan, C., Turner, P.J., Weaver, P., Gunn, V., Dunn, D.C., Halpin, P., Bax, N.J., Dunstan, P.K. (2018) Reviewing the EBSA process: Improving on success. Marine Policy 88 (February 2018): 75-85.

Johnson, D., Ferreira, M.A. and Kenchington, E. (2018) Climate change is likely to severely limit the effectiveness of deep-sea ABMTs in the North Atlantic. Marine Policy 87 (2018) 111-122.

Johnson, D.E. (2017) Submarine Cable Considerations for Area-based Planning in ABNJ with reference to two on-going international seabed authority processes, 95-113 in Legal Status of Submarine Cables, Pipelines and ABNJ, Karan, H., Aksoy, S. and Var Turk, K. (eds) Ankara University, Research Center of the Sea and Maritime Law. Pub. No. 1

Diz, D., Johnson, D., Riddell, M., Rees, S., Battle, J., Gjerde, K., Hennige, S. and J.M. Roberts (2017) Mainstreaming marine biodiversity into the SDGs: The role of other effective area-based conservation measures (SDG 14.5). Marine Policy (2017), http://dx.doi.09/10.1016/j.marpol.2017.08.019

Rees, S.E., Foster, N.L., Langmead, O., Pittman, S. and Johnson, D.E. (2017) Defining the qualitative elements of Aichi Biodiversity Target 11 with regard to the marine and coastal environment in order to strengthen global efforts for marine biodiversity conservation outlined in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 14. Marine Policy,

Johnson, D.E. (2016) Global Ocean Process of Identifying Ecologically or Biologically Significant Areas (EBSAs) – What now, what next? Pages 22-28 in Von Nordheim, H. and Wollny-Goerke, K. (eds) Progress in Marine Conservation in Europe 2015. BfN-Skripten No. 451. German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation, Vilm 259pp.

Johnson, D.E. (2016) Conserving the Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone: one of the world’s first High Seas Marine Protected Areas. Chapter 15: 271-285 in Mackelworth, P. (ed.) Marine Transboundary Conservation and Protected Areas. Earthscan Oceans.

Johnson, D.E. and Ferreira, M.A. (2015) ISA Areas of Particular Environmental Interest in the Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone: Offsetting to fund scientific research. The International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law 30 (3) 559-574. DOI 10.1163/15718085-12341367.

Ferreira, M.A., Pereira da Silva, C., Campbell, H.V., Conway, F., Andrade, F. and Johnson, D. (2015) Gold Rush or Pandora’s Box? Toward a transparent and measured approach to MSP in Portugal. Journal of Marine and Coastal Law. ESTU-D-15-00013R1

UNEP (2014) Measuring success: Indicators for Regional Seas Conventions and Action Plans. Authors: Johnson, D., Benn, A., and Ferreira, M.A. UNEP Regional Seas Report and Studies No. 194, Nairobi.

Johnson, D.E., Martinez, C., Vestergaard, O., Duval-Diop, D., Romani, M., McConnel, M., Beatty, C., Jumeau, R. Brown, K (2014) Building the Regional Perspective: Platforms for success. Aquatic Conserv: Mar. Fresh W. Ecosyst. 24 (Suppl.2): 75-93.

Johnson, D., Ardron, J., Billett, D., Hooper, T., Mullier, T., Chaniotis, P., Ponge, B., Corcoran, E. (2014) When is a marine protected area network ecologically coherent? A case study from the North-east Atlantic. Aquatic Conserv: Mar. Fresh W. Ecosyst. 24 (Suppl.2): 44-58.

Hoydal, K., Johnson, D. and Hoel, A.H. (2014) Regional governance: the case of NEAFC and OSPAR. Chapter 16: 225-238 in Garcia, S.M., Rice, J. and Charles, A (eds) Governance for Fisheries and Marine Conservation: Interaction and co-evolution. Wiley-Blackwell.

Ullah, Z., Johnson, D., Williams, AT., Gallagher, A., Qasim, M. (2014) Strategic Analysis of Coastal Tourism in Pakistan: A Case Study of Sindh Province. J App. Environ. Biol. Sci. 4(7S): 107-112

Johnson, D., Lee, J., Bamba, A., Karibuhoye, C. (2014) West African EBSAs: Building capacity for future protection. Journal of Coastal Research, Special issue No. 70, 2014

Ferreira, M.A., Johnson, D. and Pereira da Silva, C. (2014) How can Portugal effectively integrate ICM and MSP? Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue No. 70.

Fonseca, C., Pereira da Silva, C., Calado, H., Johnson, D., Pereira, M., Moniz, F., Bragagnolo, C. (2014) Public Participation and PAs Management in Small Islands. In: Green, A.N. and Cooper, J.A.G. (eds.), Proceedings 13th International Coastal Symposium (Durban, South Africa), Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue No. 66, ISSN 0749-0208

Freestone, D., Johnson, D., Ardron, J., Morrison, K.K. & Unger, S. (2014) Can existing institutions protect biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction? Experiences from two on-going processes. Marine Policy 49, 167-175. DOI 10.1016/j.marpol.2013.12.007

Lodge, M., Johnson, D., Le Gurun, G., Wengler, M., Weaver, P. & Gunn, V. (2014) Seabed mining: International Seabed Authority environmental management plan for the Clarion-Clipperton Zone. A partnership approach. Marine Policy 49, 66-72. DOI 10.1016/j.marpol.2014.04.006.

Rochette, J., Unger, S., Herr, D., Johnson, D., Nakamura, T., Packeiser, T., Proelss, Visbeck, M., Wright, A. & Cebrian, D. (2014) The regional approach to the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction. Marine Policy 49, 109-117. DOI 10.1016/j.marpol.2014.02.005

Johnson, D. and Mouat, J. (2013) Developing a Regulatory Framework for Underwater Noise. In Ozham, E. (Ed) Proceedings of the Global Congress on ICM: Lessons Learned to Address New Challenges, EMECS 10 – MEDCOAST 2013 Joint Conference, Vol 1 pp. 117 – 124

Ferreira, M.A., Conway, F., Campbell, H., Andrade, F., Johnson, D. and Pereira da Silva, C. (2013) Navigating the rough seas of MSP: Can the US experience help emerging planning efforts in Portugal within the European context. MESMA Final Conference, Lisbon 8-10 October 2013.

Johnson, D.E. (2013) Regional Regulation of Offshore Oil and Gas Industry Decommissioning by the OSPAR Commission. In Nordquist, M., Norton Moore, J., Chircop, A. and Long, R. (eds) The Regulation of Continental Shelf Development: Rethinking International Standards. Part 5: p. 281-293, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers.

Olsen EM, Johnson D, Weaver P, Goñi R, Ribeiro MC, Rabaut M, Macpherson E, Pelletier D, Fonseca L, Katsanevakis S, Zaharia T (2013). Achieving Ecologically Coherent MPA Networks in Europe: Science Needs and Priorities. Marine Board Position Paper 18. Larkin, KE and McDonough N (Eds.). European Marine Board, Ostend, Belgium.

Johnson, D.E. (2013) Can competent authorities cooperate for the common good: Towards a collective arrangement in the North-East Atlantic. In Berkman, P. and Vylegzhanin, A. (eds) Environmental Security in the Arctic Ocean, Chapter 29 pp. 333 – 343. Springer.

Weaver, P. and Johnson D.E. (2012) Think big for marine conservation. 22 March 2012, Nature Vol 483: 399, Macmillan.

O’Leary, B.C., Brown, R.L., Johnson, D.E., von Nordheim, H., Ardron, J., and Packeiser, T. (2012) The first network of marine protected areas (MPAs) in the high seas: The process, the challenges and where next. Marine Policy 36: 598-605, Elsevier Science

Calado, H., Bentz, J., Ng, K., Zivian, A., Schaefer, N., Pringle, C., Johnson, D. and Phillips, M. (2012) NGO involvement in marine spatial planning: A way forward? Marine Policy 36: 382-388, Elsevier Science

Sayan, S., Williams, A.T., Johnson, D.E. and Unal, O. (2011) A pilot study for sustainable tourism in the coastal zone of Antalya, Turkey: Tourists, turtles or both? Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue 64, ICS 2011 Proceedings, Poland May 2011. ISSN 0749-0208

Ullah, Z., Johnson, D., Micallef, A. and Williams, A.T. (2010) Coastal scenic assessment: unlocking the potential for coastal tourism in rural Pakistan via Mediterranean developed techniques. Journal of Coastal Conservation 14: 285-293.

Calado, H., Ng, K., Johnson, D., Sousa, L., Phillips, M. and Alves, F. (2010) Marine Spatial Planning: Lessons learned from the Portuguese debate. Marine Policy 34(6): 1341-1349.

Pike, K., Johnson, D., Fletcher, S., Wright, P. and Lee, B. (2010) Social value of marine and coastal protected areas in England and Wales. Coastal Management 38(4): 412 – 432.


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