Publications

2020

Goodman, A.J., Walker, T.R., Brown, C.J., Wilson, B.R., Gazzola, V., Sameoto, J.A. (2020). Benthic marine debris in the Bay of Fundy, eastern Canada: Spatial distribution and categorization using seafloor video footage. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 150. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2019.110722

Lucatelli, D., Goes, E.R., Brown, C.J., Souza-Filho, J.F., Guedes-Silva, E., Araújo, T. (2019). Geodiversity as an indicator to benthic habitat distribution: an integrative approach in a tropical continental shelf. Geo-Marine Letters. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00367-019-00614-x


Misiuk, B., Brown, C.J., Robert, K., Lacharite, M. (2020). Harmonizing Multi-Source Sonar Backscatter Datasets for Seabed Mapping Using Bulk Shift Approaches. Remote Sensing. 12 (4): 601. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12040601


Proudfoot, B., Devillers, R., Brown, C.J., Edinger, E., Copeland, A. (2020). Seafloor mapping to support conservation planning in an ecologically unique fjord in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Journal of Coastal Conservation. 24 (36): https://doi.org/10.1007/s11852-020-00746-8


Proudfoot, B., Devillers, R., Brown, C.J. (2020) Integrating fine-scale seafloor mapping and spatial pattern metrics into marine conservation prioritization. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems.https://doiorg.ezproxy.library.dal.ca/10.1002/aqc.3360


Schimel, A.C.G., Brown, C.J., Ierodiaconou, D. (2020) Automated Filtering of Multibeam Water-Column Data to Detect Relative Abundance of Giant Kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera). Remote Sensing. 12 (9): 1371. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12091371

2019

Brown C.J., Beaudoin J., Brissette M., Gazzola V. (2019). Multispectral multibeam echo sounder backscatter as a tool for improved seafloor characterization. Geosciences. 9(3)

 

Brown, C.J., Todd, B.J., Smith, S.J., Sameoto, J. (2019) Chapter 40 - Seafloor geomorphology and benthic habitat of the German Bank glaciated shelf, Atlantic Canada. In: Editor(s): Peter T. Harris, Elaine Baker. Seafloor Geomorphology as Benthic Habitat (Second Edition), Elsevier, 2020,Pages 675-690. ISBN 9780128149607, https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-814960-7.00040-3.

 

Goes E.R, Brown C.J., Araújo T.C. (2019). Geomorphological classification of the benthic structures on a tropical continental shelf.Frontiers in Marine Science. 6(47)

Lacharité M., Brown C.J. (2019). Utilizing benthic habitat maps to inform biodiversity monitoring in marine protected areas. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. 29

Lacharité, M., Brown, C.J., Normandeau, A., Todd, B.J. (2019) Chapter 41 - Geomorphic features and benthos in a deep glacial trough in Atlantic Canada. In: Editor(s): Peter T. Harris, Elaine Baker. Seafloor Geomorphology as Benthic Habitat (Second Edition), Elsevier, 2020, Pages 691-704, ISBN 9780128149607, https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-814960-7.00041-5.

 

Lucatelli, D., Goes, E.R., Brown, C.J., Souza-Filho, J.F., Guedes-Silva, E., Araújo, T. (2019). Geodiversity as an indicator to benthic habitat distribution: an integrative approach in a tropical continental shelf. Geo-Marine Letters. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00367-019-00614-x

Misiuk B., Diesing M., Aitken A., Brown C.J., Edinger E.N., Bell T. (2019). A spatially-explicit comparison of quantitative and categorical modelling approaches for mapping seabed sediments. Geosciences.

Misiuk B., Bell T., Aitken A., Brown C.J., Edinger E.N. (2019). Mapping Arctic clam abundance using multiple datasets, models, and a spatially-explicit accuracy assessment. ICES Journal of Marine Science. 9(254)

 

Todd, B.J., Brown, C.J., Curtis, B., Kirchhoff, S., Lacharité, M., Sameoto, J., Church, I. (2020) Chapter 13 - Seabed habitats of 6/23/2020 Faculty of Science Annual Reports
annrep.science.dal.ca/review_report.php 4/9 the Bay of Fundy, Atlantic Canada. In: Editor(s): Peter T. Harris, Elaine Baker. Seafloor Geomorphology as Benthic Habitat (Second Edition), Elsevier, 2020, Pages 243-265, ISBN 9780128149607, https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-814960-7.00013-0.

2018

Lacharité, M., Brown, C.J., Gazzola, V. (2018) Multisource multibeam backscatter data: developing a strategy for the production of benthic habitat maps using semi-automated seafloor classification methods. Marine Geophysical Research. 39: 307-322. doi.org/10.1007/s11001-017-9331-6.  

2017

Lecours V., Devillers R., Edinger E.N., Brown C.J., Lucieer V.L. (2017) Influence of artefacts in marine digital terrain models on habitat maps and species distribution models: a multiscale assessment. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation. 3 (4): 232-246. 


Lecours V., Devillers R., Lucieer V.L., Brown C.J. (2017) Artefacts in marine digital terrain models: a multiscale analysis of their impact on the derivation of terrain attributes. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 55 (9): 5391-5406.


Lecours, V., Devillers, R., Simms, A., Lucieer, V.L., Brown, C.J. (2017) Towards a framework for terrain attribute selection in environmental studies. Environmental Modelling & Software. 89: 19-30.

 

Smith S.J., Sameoto, J.A., Brown, C.J. (2017) A novel approach to setting biological reference points for sea scallops Placopectin magellanicus that incorporates the spatial distribution of productivity. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 74 (5): 650-667

2016

Lecours, V., Brown, C.J., Devillers, R., Lucieer, V.L., Edinger, E.N. (2016) Comparing selections of environmental variables for ecological studies: a focus on terrain attributes. Plos One. 11 (12): DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0167128

2015

Brown, C.J. (2015) Benthic Habitat Mapping: from backscatter to biology. The Journal of Ocean Technology, 10 (3): 48-61.

 

Lecours, V., Devillers, R., Schneider, D.C., Lucieer, V.L., Brown, C.J., Edinger, E.N. (2015)  Spatial scale and geographic context in benthic habitat mapping: Review and future directions. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 535: 259-284.

2014

Colbo, K., Ross, T., Brown, C.J., Webber, T. (2014) A review of oceanographic application of water column data from multibeam echosounders. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science. 145: 41-56.

2012

Brown, C.J., Sameoto, J.A., Smith S.J. (2012) Multiple methods, maps and management applications: purpose made seafloor maps in support of Ocean Management. Journal of Sea Research. 7: 1-13.

 

Van Rein, H., Schoeman, D.S., Brown, C.J., Quinn, R., Breen, J. (2012) Development of low-cost image mosaics of hard-bottom sessile communities using SCUBA: comparisons of optical media and of proxy measures of community structure. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 92 (1): 49-62.

2011

Brown, C.J., Smith S.J., Lawton, P., Anderson, J.T. (2011) Benthic habitat mapping: A review of progress towards improved understanding of the spatial ecology of the seafloor using acoustic techniques. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science. 92 (3): 502-520.
 

Callaway, A., Brown, C.J., Quinn, R., Service, M., Benetti, S. (2011) Trace metal contamination of Beaufort's Dyke, North Channel, Irish Sea: A legacy of ordnance disposal. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 62 (11): 2345-2355.
 

Van Rein, H., Brown, C.J., Schoeman, D.S., Quinn, R., Breen, J. (2011) Fixed-station monitoring of a harbour wall community: the utility of low-cost photomosaics and SCUBA on hard-substrata. Aquatic Conservation - Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. 21 (7): 690-703.
 

Van Rein, H., Schoeman, D.S., Brown, C.J., Quinn, R., Breen, J. (2011) Development of benthic monitoring methods using photoquadrats and SCUBA on heterogeneous hard-substrata: a boulder-slope community pilot study. Aquatic Conservation - Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. 21 (7): 676-689.

 

Van Rein, H., Brown, C.J., Quinn, R, Schoeman, D.S., Breen, J. (2011) An evaluation of acoustic seabed classification techniques for marine biotope monitoring over broad-scales (>1 km2). Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 93: 336-349.
 

Callaway, A., Quinn, R., Brown, C.J., Long, D., Service, M. (2011) The formation and evolution of Beaufort's Dyke, North Channel, Irish Sea. Journal of Quaternary Science. 26 (4): 362-373.
 

McGonigle, C., Grabowski, J., Brown, C.J., Webber, T.C., Quinn, R. (2011) Detection of deep water benthic macroalgae using image-based classification techniques on multibeam backscatter at Cashes Ledge, Gulf of Maine, USA. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science. 91: 87-101.
 

Brown, C.J., Todd, B.J., Kostylev, V.E., Pickrill, R.A. (2011) Image-based classification of multibeam sonar backscatter data for objective surficial sediment mapping of Georges Bank, Canada. Continental Shelf Research. 31: S110-S119.

2010

Sayer, M.D.J., Brown, C.J. (2010) Block shape, water depth and analysis technique influence the measured profiles of artificial reefs.  Underwater Technology 29, 41-48.

 

McGonigle, C., Brown, C.J., Quinn, R. (2010) Ensonification orientation and its relevance for image-based classification of MBES backscatter. ICES Journal or Marine Science. 67: 1010-1023.

 

McGonigle, C., Brown, C.J., Quinn, R. (2010) Operational parameters, data density and benthic ecology: considerations for image-based classification of MBES backscatter. Marine Geodesy. 33: 16-38.

2009

Callaway, A., Smyth, J., Brown, C.J., Quinn, R., Service, M. (2009) The impact of scour processes on a smothered reef system in the Irish Sea. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 84 (3): 409-418.

 

Van Rein, H, Brown, C.J., Quinn, R., Breen, J. (2009) A review of sublittoral monitoring methods for assessing change in benthic habitats in temperate waters. Underwater Technology. 28 (3): 1-15.

 

McGonigle, C., Brown, C.J., Quinn, R., Grabowski, J. (2009) Evaluation of image-based multibeam sonar backscatter classification for benthic habitat discrimination and mapping at Stanton Banks, UK. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 81 (3): 423-437.

 

Brown, C.J., Blondel, Ph. (2009) The application of underwater acoustics to seabed habitat mapping (Editorial). Applied Acoustics. 70 (10): 1241.

 

Fonseca, L., Brown, C.J., Calder, B., Mayer, L., Rzhanov, Y. (2009) Angular Range Analysis of the Seafloor Themes from Stanton Banks Ireland: A Link between Visual Interpretation and Acoustic Signatures. Applied Acoustics. 70 (10): 1298-1304.

 

Brown, C.J., Blondel, Ph. (2009) Developments in the application of multibeam sonar backscatter for seafloor habitat mapping. Applied Acoustics. 70 (10): 1242-1247.

2008

Brown, C.J., Collier, J. (2008) Mapping benthic habitat in regions of gradational substrata: An automated approach exploring geophysical, geological, and biological relationships. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 78: 203-214.

2007

Beaumont, J.C., Brown, C.J., Sayer, M.D.J. (2007) An evaluation of techniques used in assessing subtidal epifaunal assemblages on artificial reefs. Biofouling. 23: 343-356.

 

Brown, C.J. (2007). Seafloor Imagery Remote Sensing and Bathymetry: Acoustic Ground Discrimination Systems. In: Marine Geology and Benthic Habitat Mapping. Geological Association of Canada Special Publication. (Eds Todd, B. and Greene, G.). pp3-10.

2006

Eastwood, P.D., Souissi, S., Rogers, S.I., Coggan, R.A., Brown, C.J. (2006) Mapping seabed assemblages using comparative top-down and bottom-up classification approaches. Can J Fish Aquat Sci. 63: 1536-1548.


Brown, C.J., Harper, C. (2006) Application of Multibeam: Mapping and monitoring of the Loch Linnhe Artificial Reef complex. Sea Technology. 47 (6): 31-36.

2005

Roberts, J.M., Brown, C.J., Long, D., Bates, C.R. (2005) Acoustic mapping using multibeam echosounder reveals deep-water coral reefs and surrounding habitats. Coral Reefs. 25: 654-669.
 

Brown, C.J. (2005) Epifaunal colonization of the Loch Linnhe Artificial Reef: Influence of substratum on epifaunal assemblage structure. Biofouling. 21(2): 73-85. 
 

Collier, J., Brown, C.J. (2005) Correlation of sidescan backscatter with grainsize distribution of surficial seabed sediments. Marine Geology. 214: 431-449. 

 

Brown, C.J., Mitchell, A., Limpenny, D., Robertson, M., Service, M., Golding, N. (2005) Mapping seabed habitats in the Firth of Lorn, west coast of Scotland: Evaluation and comparison of habitat maps produced using the acoustic ground discrimination system, RoxAnn, and sidescan sonar. ICES Journal of Marine Science. 62 (4):790-802. 

2004

Brown, C.J., Hewer, A.J., Meadows, W.J., Limpenny, D.S. Cooper, K.M., Rees, H.L. (2004) Mapping seabed biotopes at Hastings Shingle Bank, Eastern English Channel. Part 1: Assessment using Sidescan sonar. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 84: 481-488. 
 

Foster-Smith, R,L., Brown, C.J., Meadows, W.J., White, W., Limpenny, D.S. (2004) Mapping seabed biotopes at two spatial scales in the Eastern English Channel. Part 2: Comparison of two Acoustic Ground Discrimination Systems. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 84: 489-500. 


Brown, C.J., Hewer, A.J., Meadows, W.J., Limpenny, D.S., Cooper, K.M., Rees, H.L. (2004) Mapping seabed biotopes using sidescan sonar in regions of heterogeneous substrata: Case study east of the Isle of Wight, English Channel. Underwater Technology. 26 (1), 27-36.

 

Goulletquer, P., Wolowicz, M., Latala, A., Brown, C., Cragg, S. (2004) Application of a micro-respirometric volumetric method to respiratory measurements of larvae of the Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas. Aquatic Living Resources. 17: 195-200. 

2003

Brown, C.J., Eaton, R.A., Cragg, S., Goulletquer, P., Nicolaidou, A., Bebianno, M.J., Icely, J., Daniel, G., Nilsson, T., Pitman, A., Sawyer, G.  (2003) Assessment of effects of chromated copper arsenate (CCA)-treated timber on non-target epibiota by investigation of fouling community development at seven European sites. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 45/1: 37-47.

2002

Brown, C.J., Cooper, K.M., Meadows, W.J., Limpenny, D.S., Rees, H.L. (2002) Small-scale mapping of seabed assemblages in the eastern English Channel using sidescan sonar and remote sampling techniques. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 54 (2): 263-278. 

2001

Brown, C.J., Eaton, R.A., Thorp, C.H. (2001) Effects of chromated copper arsenate (CCA) wood preservative on early fouling community formation. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 42 (11): 1103-1113. 


Brown, C.J., Eaton, R.A. (2001) Toxicity of chromated copper arsenate (CCA)-treated wood to non-target marine fouling communities in Langstone Harbour, Portsmouth, UK. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 42 (4): 310-318. 

2000

Brown, C.J., Eaton, R.A. (2000) Leaching of copper-chrome-arsenic (CCA) wood preservative in seawater. Material und Organismen. 33: 213-233. 


Brown, C.J., Albuquerque, R.M., Cragg, R.M., Eaton, R.A. (2000) Effects of CCA (Copper-Chrome-Arsenic) preservative treatment of wood on the settlement and recruitment of barnacles and tube building polychaete worms. Biofouling. 15 (1-3): 151-164. 

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