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

Command, R.J., Robert, K. 2021. Drowning in data: How artificial intelligence could throw us a life ring. Journal of Ocean Technology. 16(3). 

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.


Command, R.J., De Leo, F.C., Robert, K. (2021, September 12-17). Temporal dynamics of the deep-sea pink urchin Strongylocentrotus fragilis at the Upper Slope of Barkly Canyon [Conference presentation]. 16th Deep Sea Biology Symposium, virtual.

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

Command, R.J., De Leo, F.C., Robert, K. (2021, June 22-27). Temporal dynamics of the deep-sea pink urchin Strongylocentrotus fragilis at the Upper Slope of Barkly Canyon [Conference presentation]. Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography Annual Meeting, 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.