Publications

Citation Analysis

Since 2006, the NFSD has contributed to 139 ISI-rated papers. These have had an average ISI Impact Factor of 3.21, and have been cited 2313 times with an H-index of 26.

Publication details for 2012-15

Adams T. P., Aleynik, D., Burrows, M. T. (2014). Larval dispersal of intertidal organisms and the influence of coastline geography. Ecography 37, 698-710. (IF 4.774)

Adams, T. P., Miller, R.G., Aleynik, D.L., Burrows, M. T. (2014). Offshore marine renewable energy devices as stepping stones across biogeographic boundaries. Journal of Applied Ecology 51, 330-338. (IF 4.4.564)

Aleynik, D. Davidson, K., Dale A. C., Porter, M. (2016). A hydrodynamic model structure suitable for harmful algal bloom modelling in areas of complex coastline and topography. Harmful Algae (in press) (IF 3.874)

Atamanchuk, D., Tengberg, A., Aleynik, D., Fietzek, P., Shitashima, K., Lichtschlag, A., Hall, P.O.J., Stahl, H. (2015). Detection of CO2 leakage from a simulated sub-seabed storage site using three different types of pCO2 sensors. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 38, 121-134. (IF 3.946)

Bergès, B.J.P., Leighton, T.G., White, P.R. (2015). Passive acoustic quantification of gas fluxes during controlled gas release experiments. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 38, 64-79. (IF 3.946)

Black, KD; Calder, LA; Nickell TD; Sayer, MDJ; Orr, H; Brand, T; Cook, EJ; Magill, S; Katz, T; Eden, N; Jones, KJ; Tsapakis, M; and Angel, D. (2012). Chlorophyll, lipid profiles and bioturbation in sediments around a fish cage farm in the Gulf of Eilat, Israel. Aquaculture 356, 317-327 (IF 2.009)

Blackford, J., Stahl, H., Bull, J.M., Berges, B.J.B., Cevatoglu, M., Lichtschlag, A., Connelly, D., James, R.H., Kita, J., Long, D., Naylor, M., Shitashima, K., Smith, D., Taylor, P., Wright, I., Akhurst, M., Chen, B., Gernon, T.M., Hauton, C., Hayashi, M., Kaieda, H., Leighton, T.G., Sato, T., Sayer, M.D.J., Suzumura, M., Tait, K., Vardy, M.E., White, P.R. and Widdicombe, S. (2014). Detection and impacts of leakage from sub-seafloor deep geological carbon dioxide storage. Nature Climate Change 4, 1011-1016. (IF 14.547)

Branco PC, Pressinotti LN, Borges JCS, Iunes RS, Kfoury Jr JR, Gonzalez M, dos Santos MF, Peck LS, Cooper EL, da Silva JRMC (2012). Cellular biomarkers to elucidate global warming effects on Antarctic sea urchin Sterechinus neumayeri. Polar Biology 35, 221-229 (IF 2.006)

Burns G, Thorndyke MC, Peck LS, Clark MS (2013). Transcriptome pyrosequencing of the Antarctic brittle star Ophionotus victoriae. Marine Genomics 9, 9-15 (IF 1.339)

Burns, G., Ortega-Martinez, O., Dupont, S., Thorndyke, M.C., Peck, L.S., Clark, M.S (2012). Intrinsic gene expression during regeneration in arm explants of Amphiura filiformis. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 413, 106-112 (IF 2.263)

Cevatoglua, M., Bull, J.M., Vardy, M.E., Gernon, T.M., Wright, I.C., Long, D. (2015). Gas migration pathways, controlling mechanisms and changes in sediment acoustic properties observed in a controlled sub-seabed CO2 release experiment. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 38, 26-43. (IF 3.946)

Clark MS, Husmann G, Thorne MAS, Burns G, Truebano M, Peck LS, Abele D, Philipp EER (2013). Hypoxia impacts large adults first: consequences in a warming world. Global Change Biology 19, 2251-2263. (IF 6.910)

Clark MS, Souster T. (2012). Slow arm regeneration in the Antarctic brittle star Ophiura crassa (Echinodermata, Ophiuroidea). Aquatic Biology 16, 105-113 (IF 1.453)

Cross EL, Peck LS, Harper EM (2015). Ocean acidification does not impact shell growth or repair of the Antarctic brachiopod Liothyrella uva (Broderip, 1833). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 462, 29-35. (IF 1.866)

Cross El, Peck LS, Lamare MD, Harper EM (2015). No ocean acidification effects on shell growth and repair in the New Zealand brachiopod Calloria inconspicua (Sowerby, 1846). ICES Journal of Marine Science (in press) (IF 2.377)

Dewar, M., Sellami, N., Chen, B. (2015). Dynamics of rising CO2 bubble plumes in the QICS field experiment: Part 2 – Modelling. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 38, 52-63. (IF 3.946)

Friedrich J., Janssen F., Aleynik D., Stahl, H., et al (2014). Investigating hypoxia in aquatic environments: diverse approaches to addressing a complex phenomenon. Biogeosciences 11, 1215-1259. (IF 3.978)

Harper EM, Clark MA, Hoffman JI, Philipp ER, Peck LS, Morley SA (2012). Iceberg scour and shell damage in the Antarctic bivalve Laternula elliptica. PLOS ONE 7, e46341 (IF 3.730)

Hillyard G, Clark MS (2012). RNA extraction of Antarctic marine invertebrates. Polar Biology 35, 633-636 (IF 2.006)

Hoffman JI, Clark MS, Amos W, Peck LS. (2012). Widespread amplification of Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphisms (AFLPs) in marine Antarctic animals. Polar Biology 35, 919-929 (IF 2.006)

Hoffman JI, Clarke A, Clark MS, Fretwell P, Peck LS (2012). Unexpected Fine-Scale Population Structure in a Broadcast-Spawning Antarctic Marine Mollusc. PLOS ONE 7, e32415 (IF 3.730)

González-Wevar CA, Chown SL, Morley SA, Coria, N, Saucède T, Poulin E (2016). Out of Antarctica: quaternary colonization of sub-Antarctic Marion Island by the limpet genus Nacella (Patellogastropoda: Nacellidae). Polar Biology 39, 77-89. (IF 1.586)

Kawai, H., Hanyuda, T., Yamagishi, T., Kai, A., Lane, C.E., McDevit, D., Kupper, F.C. and Saunders, G.W. (2015). Reproductive morphology and DNA sequences of the brown alga Platysiphon verticillatus support the new combination Platysiphon gracilis. Journal of Phycology 51, 910-917. (IF 2.844)

Kita, J., Stahl, H., Hayashi, M., Green, T., Watanabe, Y., Widdicombe, S. (2015). Benthic megafauna and CO2 bubble dynamics observed by underwater photography during a controlled sub-seabed release of CO2. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 38, 202-209. (IF 3.946)

Lichtschlag, A., James, R.H., Stahl, H., Connelly, D. (2015). Effect of a controlled sub-seabed release of CO2 on the biogeochemistry of shallow marine sediments, their pore waters, and the overlying water column. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 38, 80-92. (IF 3.946)

Maeda, Y., Shitashima, K., Sakamoto, A. (2015). Mapping observations using AUV and numerical simulations of leaked CO2 diffusion in sub-seabed CO2 release experiment at Ardmucknish Bay. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 38, 143-152. (IF 3.946)

Moria, C., Satoa, T., Kanoa, Y., Oyamaa, H., Aleynikc, D., Tsumuned, D., Maedad, Y. (2015). Numerical study of the fate of CO2 purposefully injected into the sediment and seeping from seafloor in Ardmucknish Bay. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 38, 153-161. (IF 3.946)

Morley SA, Bates AE, Lamare M, Richard J, Nguyen KD, Brown J, Peck LS (2016). Rates of warming and the global sensitivity of shallow marine invertebrates to elevated temperature. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 96, 159-165. (IF 1.064)

Morley SA, Chien-Hsian L, Clarke A, Tan KS, Thorne MAS, Peck LS (2014). Limpet feeding rate and the consistency of physiological response to temperature. Journal of Comparative Physiology B 184, 563-570. (IF 1.551)

Morley SA, Hirse T, Thorne MAS, Pörtner HO, Peck LS (2012). Physiological plasticity, long term resistance or acclimation to temperature, in the Antarctic bivalve, Laternula elliptica. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A 162, 16-21 (IF 2.167)

Morley SA, Martin SM, Bates A, Clark MS, Ericson J, Lamare M, Peck LS (2012). Spatial and temporal variation in the heat tolerance limits of two keystone Southern Ocean invertebrates . Marine Ecology-Progress Series 450, 81-92 (IF 2.546)

Morley SA, Martin SM, Day RW, Ericson J, Lai C-H, Lamare M, Tan K-S, Thorne MAS, Peck LS (2012). Thermal reaction norms and the scale of temperature variation: latitudinal vulnerability of intertidal Nacellid limpets to climate change. PLOS ONE 7, e52818 (IF 3.730)

Peck, Lloyd S.; Morley, Simon A.; Richard, Joelle; et al. (2014). Acclimation and thermal tolerance in Antarctic marine ectotherms. Journal of Experimental Biology 217, 16-22. (IF 2.897)

Peck, L.S., Souster, T, Clark, M.S. (2013). Juveniles are more resistant to warming than adults in 4 species of Antarctic marine invertebrates. PLOS ONE 8, e66033. (IF 3.730)

Peck LS, Thorne MAS, Hoffman JI, Morley SA, Clark MS (2015). Variability among individuals is generated at the gene expression level. Ecology 96, 2004-2014. (IF 4.656)

Pratt, N., Ciotti, B.J., Morgan, E.A., Taylor, P., Stahl, H., Hauton, C. (2015). No evidence for impacts to the molecular ecophysiology of ion or CO2 regulation in tissues of selected surface-dwelling bivalves in the vicinity of a sub-seabed CO2 release. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 38, 193-201. (IF 3.946)

Reynolds, D.J., Butler, P.G., Williams, S.M., Scourse, J.D., Richardson, C.A., Wanamaker Jr, A.D., Austin, W.E., Cage, A.G., Sayer, M.D.J. (2013). A multiproxy reconstruction of Hebridean Shelf Sea spring sea surface temperatures from 1805-2010. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 386, 275-285 (IF 2.752)

Reynolds, D.J., Richardson, C.A., Scourse, J.D., Butler, P.G., Wanamaker Jr., A.D., Ridgway, I., Sayer, M.D.J. and Gulliver, P. (2013). The potential of the marine bivalve mollusc Glossus humanus (L.) as a sclerochronological archive. The Holocene 23, 1711-1720 (IF 3.218)

Richard J, Morley, SA, Deloffre, J, Peck LS (2012). Acclimation capacity for four Arctic marine benthic species. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 424, 38-43 (IF 2.263)

Sellami, N., Dewar, M., Stahl, H., Chen, B. (2015). Dynamics of rising CO2 bubble plumes in the QICS field experiment: Part 1 – The experiment. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 38, 44-51. (IF 3.946)

Shitashima, K., Maeda, Y., Sakamoto, A. (2015). Detection and monitoring of leaked CO2 through sediment, water column and atmosphere in a sub-seabed CCS experiment. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 38, 135-142. (IF 3.946)

Sleight VA, Thorne AS, Peck LS, Clark MS (2015). Transcriptomic response to shell damage in the Antarctic clam, Laternula elliptica: time scales and spatial localisation. Marine Genomics 20, 45-55. (IF 1.792)

Smale, D.A., Burrows, M.T., Evans, A.J., King, N., Sayer, M.D.J., Yunnie, A.L.E. and Moore, P.J. (2016). Linking environmental variables with regional-scale variability in ecological structure and carbon storage function of kelp forests in the United Kingdom. Marine Ecology Progress Series 542, 79-95. (IF 2.619)

Suckling CC, Clark MS, Richard J, Morley SA, Thorne MAS, Harper EM, Peck LS (2015). Adult acclimation to combined temperature and pH stressors significantly enhances reproductive outcomes compared to short-term exposures. Journal of Animal Ecology 84, 773-784. (IF 4.504)

Tait, K., Stahl, H., Taylor, P., Widdicombe, S. (2015). Rapid response of the active microbial community to CO2 exposure from a controlled sub-seabed CO2 leak in Ardmucknish Bay (Oban, Scotland). International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 38, 171-181. (IF 3.946)

Taylor, P., Lichtschlag, A., Tobermann, M., Sayer, M.D.J., Reynolds, A., Sato, T. and Stahl, H. (2015). Impact and recovery of pH in marine sediments subject to a temporary carbon dioxide leak. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 38, 93-101. (IF 3.946)

Taylor, P., Stahl, H., Blackford, J., Vardy, M.E., Bull, J., Ackhurst, M., Hauton, C., James, R., Lichtschlag, A., Long, D., Montgomery, J., Naylor, M., Smith, D., Sayer, M.D.J., Widdicombe, S., and Wright, I. (2015). A novel sub-seabed CO2 release experiment informing monitoring and impact assessment for geological carbon storage. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 38, 3-17. (IF 3.946)

Teal LR, Parker ER, and M. Solan M (2013). Coupling bioturbation activity to metal (Fe and Mn) profiles in situ. Biogeosciences 10, 2365-2378 (IF 3.754)

Truebano M, Diz AP, Thorne MAS, Clark MS, Skibinski DOF (2013). Proteome response to heat stress in the Antarctic clam Laternula elliptica. Journal of Integrated Omics 3, 34-43.

Tsukasaki, A., Suzumura, M., Lichtschlag, A., Stahl, H., James, R.H. (2015). Phosphorus behavior in sediments during a sub-seabed CO2 controlled release experiment. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 38, 102-109. (IF 3.946)

Watanabe, Y., Tait, K., Gregory, S., Hayashi, M., Shimamoto, A., Taylor, P., Stahl, H., Green, K., Yoshinaga, I., Suwa, Y., Kita, J. (2015). Response of the ammonia oxidation activity of microorganisms in surface sediment to a controlled sub-seabed release of CO2. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 38, 162-170. (IF 3.946)

Watson, Sue-Ann; Morley, Simon A.; Bates, Amanda E.; et al. (2014). Low global sensitivity of metabolic rate to temperature in calcified marine invertebrates. Oecologia 174, 45-54. (IF 3.093)

Watson S-A, Peck LS, Tyler PA, Southgate PC, Tan KS, Day RW, Morley SA (2012). Marine invertebrate skeleton size varies with latitude, temperature and carbonate saturation: implications for global change and ocean acidification. Global Change Biology 18, 3026-3038 (IF 6.910)

Westley K, Plets R, and Quinn R (2014). holocene paleo-geographic reconstructions of the Ramore Head Area, Northern Ireland, using geophysical and geotechnical data: paleo-landscape mapping and archaeological implications. Geoarchaeology: An International Journal 29, 411-430. (IF 1.770)

Widdicombe, S., McNeill, C.L., Stahl, H., Taylor, P., Queirós, A.M., Nunes, J., Tait, K. (2015). Impact of sub-seabed CO2 leakage on macrobenthic community structure and diversity. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 38, 182-192. (IF 3.946)

Wilding T (2014). Effects of man-made structures on sedimentary oxygenation: extent, seasonality and implications for offshore renewables. Marine Environmental Research 97, 39-47. (IF 2.762)

Yang EC, Peters AF, Kawai H, Stern R, Hanyuda T, Bàrbara I, Müller DG, Strittmatter M, Prud’homme van Reine WF, Küpper FC (2014). Ligulate Desmarestia (Desmarestiales, Phaeophyceae) revisited: D. japonica sp. nov. and D. dudresnayi differ from D. ligulata. Journal of Phycology 50, 149-166. (IF 2.844)

Diving Publications

Azzopardi, E. and Sayer, M.D.J. (2012). Estimation of depth and temperature in 47 models of diving decompression computer. Underwater Technology 31, 3-12.

Azzopardi, E. and Sayer, M.D.J. (2012). Not all are created equal – operational variability in 49 models of diving computer. Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Journal 39, 1034.

Sayer, M.D.J. and Azzopardi, E. (2014). The silent witness: using dive computer records in diving fatality investigations. Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine 44, 167-169. (IF 0.607)

Sayer, M.D.J. and Azzopardi, E. (2015). Personal settings on dive computers: their availability and the consequences of application. Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine (in press) (IF 0.607)

Sayer, M.D.J., Azzopardi, E. and Sieber, A. (2014). Decompression management by 43 models of dive computer: single square-wave exposures to between 15 and 50msw. Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine 44, 193-201. (IF 0.607)

Schuster, A., Buzzacott, P., Reif, S., Kuch, B., Gerges, A., Azzopardi, E., Sayer, M.D.J. and Sieber, A. (2014). Function selection among popular dive computer models: a review and proposed improvements. Underwater Technology 32, 159-165. (non-ISI)

Wilson, C.M. and Sayer, M.D.J. (2015). Case Study: Two episodes of arterial gas embolism in a diver with a patent foramen ovale (PFO). Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine 45, 124-126. (IF 0.607)

Edited Works

Sayer, M.D.J. (ed.) (2012). Underwater Technology 30(3), 59pp.

Sayer, M.D.J. (ed.) (2012). International Symposium on Occupational Scientific Diving Special Issue. Underwater Technology 30(4), 45pp.

Sayer, M.D.J. (ed.) (2012). Underwater Technology 31(1), 50pp.

Sayer, M.D.J. (ed.) (2013). Underwater Technology 31(2), 54pp.

Sayer, M.D.J. (ed.) (2013). Underwater Technology 31(3), 52pp.

Sayer, M.D.J. (ed.) (2013). Underwater Technology 31(4), 64pp.

Lang, M.A and Sayer, M.D.J. (eds.) (2013). Proceedings of the Joint International Scientific Diving Symposium of the American Academy of Underwater Sciences and European Scientific Diving Panel. AAUS: Dauphin Island, AL. 351pp.

Sayer, M.D.J. (ed.) (2014). Marine Renewable Energy Special Issue. Underwater Technology 32(1), 64pp.

Sayer, M.D.J. (ed.) (2014). Underwater Technology 32(2), 92pp.

Sayer, M.D.J. (ed.) (2014). Underwater Technology 32(3), 54pp.

Sayer, M.D.J. (ed.) (2015). Underwater Technology 32(4), 74pp.

Sayer, M.D.J. (ed.) (2015). Underwater Technology 33(1), 70pp.

Other publications

Proceedings papers, abstracts and non-refereed piblications

Azzopardi, E. and Sayer, M.D.J. (2012). Not all are created equal – operational variability in 49 models of diving computer. Proceedings of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society 45th Annual Scientific Meeting Abstract #F118; p.153.

Azzopardi, E. and Sayer, M.D.J. (2012). Not all are created equal – operational variability in 49 models of diving computer. Diving for Science 2012: Proceedings of the American Academy for Underwater Sciences 31st Symposium. (Steller, D.L. and Lobel, L.K., eds.), pp. 36-40. Dauphin Island, AL: AAUS.

Banes G.L. (2012). The Kingfisher Encyclopedia of LIFE: Minutes, Months, Millennia – how long is a life on Earth? Kingfisher (Macmillan): London, 160pp. [Sayer M.D.J.: academic consultant and photograph acknowledgement]

Begley, C., Bekić, L., Hayward, J., Love, W., Pape, L., Phoenix, H., Pešić, M., Sayer, M.D.J., Smith, D. and Talbot, S. (2014). A multi-national scientific diving training programme. Diving for Science 2014: Proceedings of the American Academy for Underwater Sciences 33rd Symposium. (Eckert, G.L., Keller, S. and Tamone, S.L. eds.), pp. 98-100. AAUS: Dauphin Island, AL.

Küpper, F.C., Mystikou, A., Peters, A.F., Shewring, D.M., Sayer, M.D.J., Asensi, A.O., Brickle, P., Wilce, R.T. and van West, P. (2015). The exploration of Arctic and Antarctic seaweed biodiversity in the context of polar climate change. Proceedings of the 6th European Phycological Congress.

Lang, M.A. and Sayer, M.D.J. (2013). Foreword. In: Proceedings of the Joint International Scientific Diving Symposium of the American Academy of Underwater Sciences and European Scientific Diving Panel (Lang, M.A. and Sayer, M.D.J., eds.) pp. 5-6. AAUS: Dauphin Island, AL.

Leeper, A.E., Bohn, K., Firth, L.B., Morgan, E.H., Allen, J.R., Wilkinson, S.B., Frid, C., Robinson, L., Dürr, S., Reid, G., Russel, G., Cooper, J., MacLean, M., Sayer, M.D.J. and Hawkins, S.J. (2015) Temporal and spatial variability in biodiversity and community structure in the Liverpool Dock System since it’s restoration in the 1980s. In: Aquatic Biodiversity and Ecosystems (Schuster, H. ed.). p. 291. Liverpool University.

Metcalf P., Griffiths, G., Sayer, M.D.J. and Ian Gallett, I. (2015). The Future of the Society for Underwater Technology: a Collective View. Underwater Technology 32, 213-215.

Mogg, A.O.M. and Sayer, M.D.J. (2015). Sterophotogrammetry in temperate marine environments. Diving for Science 2015: Proceedings of the American Academy for Underwater Sciences 34th Symposium (Lobel, L.K. ed.), p. 12. AAUS: Dauphin Island, AL.

Reynolds, D.J., Butler, P.G., Williams, S.M., Scourse, J.D., Richardson, C.A., Wanamaker, A.D. Jr, Austin, W.E.N., Cage, A.G. and Sayer, M.D.J. (2013). A multiproxy reconstruction of Hebridean Shelf Sea spring sea surface temperatures from 1805-2010. Proceedings of the 3rd International Sclerochronology Conference. p. 68. Bangor: Bangor University.

Reynolds, D.J., Butler, P.G., Williams, S.M., Scourse, J.D., Richardson, C.A., Wanamaker, A.D., Austin, W.E.N., Cage, A.G. and Sayer, M.D.J. (2013). A multiproxy reconstruction of Hebridean Shelf Sea spring sea surface temperatures from 1805-2010. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA. Abstract PP23D-01.

Roberts, A., Austin, W., Darling, K. and Sayer, M. (2012). A seasonal study of two Ammonia morphotypes in a north west Scotland fjord and their palaeoclimatic significance. Proceedings of the Estuarine and Coastal Sciences Association: Scottish Sea Lochs and Adjacent Waters.

Roberts, A., Austin, W., Darling, K., Schweizer, M., & Sayer, M. (2012). A Seasonal study of two Ammonia morphotypes in a north west Scotland fjord and their Palaeoclimatic significance. In TMS Foraminifera and Nannofossil Groups Joint Meeting Edinburgh 2012. p. 36.

Ross, J.A.S, Sayer, M.D.J. and Wilson, C.M. (2012). Decompression illness in recreational, professionally trained and shellfish divers – response to treatment suggests more than one disease entity. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Scientific Meeting of the European Undersea Barometric Society p. 38.

Sayer, M. (2012). The good, the bad, and the ugly: they work but how much can we rely on diving computers? UT3 :The Magazine of the Society for Underwater Technology December 2012, 124-125.

Sayer, M. (2013). Scientific diving in Europe: integration and harmonisation. International Diving Schools Association News 21, 18-19.

Sayer, M. (2013). Seeing isn’t always believing: how much can we rely on diving computers? HyperActivity 8, 6-7.

Sayer, M.D.J. (2012). Coping with pressure: examples from the animal kingdom. Proceedings of the 20th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Hyperbaric Technicians and Nurses Association on Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine p. 69.

Sayer, M.D.J. (2012). Coping with pressure: the historical development of diving computers. Proceedings of the 20th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Hyperbaric Technicians and Nurses Association on Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine p. 62.

Sayer, M.D.J. (2012). The pleasures and perils of Polar diving. Proceedings of the South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society 41st Annual Science Meeting, p. 24-25.

Sayer, M.D.J. (2013). Multi-disciplinary diving-based science: recent research supported by the UK National Facility for Scientific Diving. In Abstracts of the 3rd International Workshop “Research in Shallow Marine and Fresh Water

Systems” (Pichler, T., Häusler, S. and Tsounis, G., eds.) pp63-69. Berichte, MARUM – Zentrum für Marine Umweltwissenschaften, Fachbereich Geowissenschaften, Universität Bremen, No. 292.

Sayer, M. (2014). Scientific diving technology. In: Flemming, N.C., Çağatay, M.N., Chiocci, F.L., Galanidou, N., Jőns, H., Lericolais, G., Missiaen, T., Moore, F., Rosentau, A., Sakellariou, D., Skar, B., Stevenson, A., Weerts, H. Land Beneath the Waves: Submerged landscapes and sea-level change. A joint geoscience-humanities strategy for European Continental Shelf Prehistoric Research. (Chu, N.C. and McDonough, N. eds.). p. 107. Position Paper 21 of the European Marine Board, Ostend, Belgium. 171pp.

Sayer, M.D.J. (2014). Book review: NOAA Diving Manual, Diving for Science and Technology. Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine 44, 107-108.

Sayer, M.D.J. (2014). The history of dive computers. Proceedings of the South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society 43rd Annual Science Meeting, p. 21.

Sayer, M. (2015). From pneumatic to digital: the history and development of early diving computers. Proceedings of the Historical Diving Society Annual Conference (Bevan, A. ed.), pp. 31-39. HDS: Portsmouth.

Sayer, M.D.J. and Azzopardi, E. (2015). Personal settings on dive computers: what are they and what do they do? Proceedings of the South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society 44th Annual Science Meeting, p.30.

Sayer, M.D.J. and Bailey, N. (2015). Heavy breathing: how much gas is consumed in a diving emergency? Proceedings of the South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society 44th Annual Science Meeting, p. 31.

Sayer, M.D.J. and Bailey, N. (2015). Heavy breathing: how much gas is consumed in a diving emergency? Diving for Science 2015: Proceedings of the American Academy for Underwater Sciences 34th Symposium (Lobel, L.K. ed.), pp. 95-99. AAUS: Dauphin Island, AL.

Sayer, M.D.J. and Ross, J.A.S. (2012). Quality assurance, appraisal and accreditation of hyperbaric facilities. Proceedings of the 9th Consensus Conference of the European Committee for Hyperbaric Medicine: Organisation of a Clinical Hyperbaric Therapy Centre and Related Health Management Issues. pp. 239-248. Belgrade, Serbia: European Committee for Hyperbaric Medicine.

Sayer, M.D.J. and Ross, J.A.S. (2012). UK appraisal system for recompression facilities. HyperActivity 7, 10-12.

Sayer, M.D.J., Taylor, P. and Stahl, H. (2014). The use of scientific diving in support of a novel carbon dioxide release experiment. Diving for Science 2014: Proceedings of the American Academy for Underwater Sciences 33rd Symposium. (Eckert, G.L., Keller, S. and Tamone, S.L. eds.), pp. 50-54. AAUS: Dauphin Island, AL.

Sayer, M.D.J., Taylor, P. and Stahl, H. (2015). The use of scientific diving in support of a novel carbon dioxide release experiment. Proceedings of the 1st European Conference on Scientific Diving: 01-03 March 2015, Stuttgart, Germany p. 17.

Sayer, M.D.J. and Wilson, C.M. (2012). Recompression strategies for shellfish divers on the west coast of Scotland. Proceedings of the South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society 41st Annual Science Meeting, p. 14-15.

Sayer, M.D.J., Wilson, C.M. and Glover, M. (2015). A national hyperbaric facility appraisal programme: lessons learned. Proceedings of the South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society 44th Annual Science Meeting, p. 32.

Sharp, F. and Sayer, M.D.J. (2015). A technical diving-related burns case: treatment in a remote location. Proceedings of the South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society 44th Annual Science Meeting, p. 33-34.

Sieber, A., Stoianova, M., Joebstl, E., Azzopardi, E., Sayer, M.D.J. and Wagner, M. (2012). Diving computers: the need for validation and standards. In: Blogg, S.L., Lang, M.A. and Møllerløkken, A., (eds.) Proceedings of the Validation of Dive Computers Workshop. August 24, 2011, pp. 29-43. European Underwater and Baromedical Society Symposium, Gdansk. Trondheim: Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Westley K, Quinn R, Plets R, Forsythe W, Breen C & Woodman P. (2012). Reconstructing submerged archaeological landscapes off the north coast of Ireland – current progress and recent results Paper presented at the Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland (IAI) Spring Conference, Galway, Rep. of Ireland

Westley K. (2012). Submerged Archaeological Landscape Investigation, Greencastle, Eleven Ballyboes, Co. Donegal. Report prepared for the Heritage Council of Ireland . 40pp

Wilson, C.M. and Sayer, M.D.J. (2014). “Like a rubber ball……”; another tale of a scallop diver. Proceedings of the South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society 43rd Annual Science Meeting, p. 13.

Contract reports and popular articles

Clarke, J. (2015). Authorized for cold-water service: what divers should know about extreme cold. ECO: Environmental, coastal and offshore March 2015, 20-25. [Sayer M.D.J.: photograph acknowledgements]

Pollock, N.W. (2014). Scientific diving and safety program oversight. Alert Diver Spring 2014, 46-48. [Sayer M.D.J.: photograph acknowledgement]

Sayer, M. (2014). Open access to Underwater Technology. UT2 :The Magazine of the Society for Underwater Technology April/May 2014, 46-47.

Sayer, M.D.J. (2014). Lightweight, high pressure surface supply cross-over competency assessment: a report on two pilot courses. Report to the Health and Safety Executive, 5pp.

Sayer, M.D.J. (2014). NERC Facility for Scientific Diving: Annual Report. In: NERC Services and Facilities Annual Report 2013/14. pp. 69-72.

Richardson, V. (2015). No two dive computers are alike. Undercurrent 30(4), 9-13. [Sayer M.D.J.: interview and quotes]

Sayer, M. (2015). Fires caused by oxygen cylinders. HyperActivity 12, 6.

PHD Students

2014 Stott, K: Extending the marine instrumental climate record for European waters using the long-lived marine bivalve: Arctica islandica (St. Andrews)
2012 Suckling, C: Calcified marine invertebrates: The effects of ocean acidification (Cambridge & NERC/BAS)