Recent Journal Articles

Shang, X., Robert, K., Misiuk, B., Mackin-McLaughlin, J., Zhao, J. 2021. Self-adaptive analysis scale determination for terrain features in seafloor substrate classification. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 254:107359. doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2021.107359

Robert, K., Jones, D.O.B., Georgiopoulou, A., Huvenne, V.A.I. 2020. Cold‐water coral assemblages on vertical walls from the Northeast Atlantic. Diversity and Distributions. 26(3): 284-298. doi:10.1111/ddi.13011

Misiuk, B., Brown, C.J., Robert, K., Lacharité. 2020. Harmonizing multi-source sonar backscatter datasets for seabed mapping using bulk shift approaches. Remote Sensing. 12(601). doi:10.3390/rs12040601

Pearman, T.R.R., Robert, K., Callaway, A., Hall, R., Iacono, C.L., Huvenne, V.A.I. 2020. Improving the predictive capability of benthic species distribution models by incorporating oceanographic data – Towards holistic ecological modelling of a submarine canyon. Progress in Oceanography. 184. doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2020.102338

Gates, A.R., Horton, T., Serpell-Stevens, A., Chandler, C., Grange, L.J., Robert, K., Bevan, A., Jones, D.O.B. 2019. Ecological role of an offshore industry artificial structure. Frontiers in Marine Science. 6:675. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00675

Price, D.M., Robert, K., Callaway, A., Iacono, C.L., Hall, R.A., Huvenne, V.A.I. Using 3D photogrammetry from ROV video to quantify cold-water coral reef structural complexity and investigate its influence on biodiversity and community assemblage. Coral Reefs38: 1007-1021. doi:10.1007/s00338-019-01827-3


Ismail, K., Huvenne, V., Robert, K. 2018. Quantifying spatial heterogeneity in submarine canyons. Progress in Oceanography. 169: 181-198. doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2018.03.006


Victorero, L., Robert, K., Robinson, L.F., Taylor, M.L., Huvenne, V.A.I. 2018. Species replacement dominates megabenthos beta diversity in a remote seamount setting. Scientific Reports. 8(4152): 1-11. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-22296-8

Non peer-reviewed publications

Keogh, P., Georgiopoulou, A., Robert, K. (2020, November). Unveiling the Mysteries of the Charlie Gibbs Fracture Zone. ECO Magazine, Deep Sea Special Edition. 44-45.

Keogh, P. 2020. Lodestar Column. Journal of Ocean Technology. 15(3): 133.

Nemani, S. 2020. Lodestar Column. Journal of Ocean Technology. 15(1): 92.


Charmley, K., Baker, K., and Robert, K. (2021) Seasonal change between benthic habitat maps in a sub-Arctic ecosystem. [Conference presentation]. Geohab 2021, virtual.


Mackin-McLaughlin, J., Edinger E, Nemani, S., Robert, K. 2021. Defining the terrain attributes influencing benthic flora and Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis distribution along the western coastal of Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, Canada [Conference presentation]. International Society for Applied Phycology, virtual. 

Mackin-McLaughlin, J., Edinger, E., Misiuk, B., Nemani, S.Robert, K. (2021, May 3-13th). Comparing the Accuracy of Two Machine-Learning Algorithms in Predicting Benthic Invertebrate Species Assemblages Across Coastal Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, Canada [Conference presentation]. GeoHab 2021, virtual. 

Sneep, A., Robert, K., Devillers, R., Le Bris, A., Edinger, E. (2021, May 3-13th). Mapping and characterizing eelgrass beds in Placentia Bay and Trinity Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada [Conference presentation]. GeoHab 2021, virtual.

Nemani, S., Edinger, E., Cote, D., Misiuk, B., Mackin-McLaughlin, J., Robert, K. (2021, May 3-13th). A Multi-Scale Feature Selection Approach for Predicting Benthic Communities [Conference presentation]. GeoHab 2021, virtual. 

Charmley,K., Robert,K., Baker,K. (2020, December 14-16). Characterizing benthic biotopes in sub-Arctic ecosystems [Conference presentation]. World Conference of Marine Biodiversity 2020.

Nemani, S., Edinger, E., Cote, D., Robert, K. (2020, November 25-26). Predicting the Distribution of Coastal Benthic Communities: Placentia Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador [Conference presentation]. Geomatics Atlantic 2020, Remote.

Keogh, P., Georgiopoulou, A., Edinger, E., Robert, K. 2020, August 19-21. Biodiversity of the Hecate Seamount located on the Charlie Gibbs Fracture Zone [Conference presentation]. Deep-sea Biology Symposium 2020.