Ross, R.E., Nimmo-Smith, W.A.M., Howell, K.L. (2016) Increasing the depth of current understanding: Sensitivity testing of deep-sea larval dispersal models for ecologists. PLOS ONE 11(8): e0161220.

Howell, K.L., Piechaud, N., Downie, A.L., Kenny, A. (2016) The distribution of deep-sea sponge aggregations in the North Atlantic and implications for their effective spatial management. Deep Sea Research Part I,115: 309–320.

Amaro, T., V. A. I. Huvenne, A. L. Allcock, T. Aslam, J. S.Davies, R. Danovaro, H. C. De Stigter, Duineveldi, G.C.A. , Gambig, C., Gooday,A.J., Gunton, L.M., Halld, R., Howell, K.L., Ingels, J., Kiriakoulakis,K., Kershaw, C.E., Lavaleye, M.S.S., Robert, K., Stewart, H., Van Rooij, D.,White, M., Wilson, A.M., (2016) The Whittard Canyon–A case study of submarine canyon processes. Progress in Oceanography 146: 38-57.

Piechaud, N., Downie, A.,Stewart, H. A., & Howell, K. L. (2015). The impact of modelling method selection on predicted extent and distribution of deep-sea benthic assemblages. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh,105(04), 251-261

Ross, L.K., Ross, R.E., Stewart, H.A., Howell, K.L. (2015) The Influence of Data Resolution on Predicted Distribution and Estimates of Extent of Current Protection of Three ‘Listed’ Deep-Sea Habitats. PLoS ONE 10(10): e0140061. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0140061

Davies JS, Stewart HA, Narayanaswamy BE, Jacobs C, Spicer J, Golding N, Howell, KL (2015) Benthic Assemblages of the Anton Dohrn Seamount (NE Atlantic): Defining Deep-Sea Biotopes to Support Habitat Mapping and Management Efforts with a Focus on Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems. PLoS ONE 10(5): e0124815. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0124815

Evans J.L, Peckett F., Howell, K.L. (2015) Combined application of biophysical habitat mapping and systematic conservation planning to assess efficiency and representativeness of the existing High Seas MPA network in the North-east Atlantic. ICES Journal of MarineScience. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsv012

Hilário A, Metaxas A, Gaudron SM, Howell KL, Mercier A, Mestre NC, Ross RE, Thurnherr AM and Young C (2015) Estimating dispersal distance in the deep sea: challenges and applications to marine reserves. Frontiers in Marine Science 2:6. doi:10.3389/fmars.2015.00006

Marshall, C. E., Glegg, G. A., & Howell, K. L. (2014). Species distribution modelling to support marine conservation planning: The next steps. Marine Policy, 45, 330-332.

Wagstaff, M. C., Howell, K. L., Bett, B. J., Billett, D. S., Brault, S., Stuart, C. T., & Rex, M. A. (2014). β-diversity of deep-sea holothurians and asteroids along a bathymetric gradient (NE Atlantic). Marine Ecology Progress Series, 508, 177-185.

Jackson E.L., Davies, A.J., Howell, K.L., Kershaw, P.J., Hall-Spencer, J.M. (2014) Future-proofing marine protected area networks for cold water coral reefs. . ICES Journal of Marine Science. doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsu099

Pham, C.K., Ramirez-Llodra, E., Claudia H.S., Amaro, T., Bergmann, M., Canals, M., Company, J.B., Davies, J.S., Duineveld, G., Galgani, F., Howell, K.L., Huvenne, V.A.I., Isidro, E., Jones, D.O.B., Lastras, G., Morato, T., Gomes-Pereira, J.N., Purser, A., Stewart, H.A., Tojeira, I., Tubau, X., Van Rooij, D., Tyler, P.A. (2014) Marine litter distribution and density in European Seas, from the shelves to deep basins. PLoS ONE 9(4): e95839. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0095839

Howell, K.L., Bullimore, R.D., Foster, N. L. (2014) Quality assurance in the identification of deep sea taxa from video and image analysis: Response to Henry and Roberts. ICES Journal of Marine Science. doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsu052

Davies, J. S., Howell, K. L., Stewart, H. A., Guinan, J., Golding, N. (2014) Defining biological assemblages (biotopes) of conservation interest in the submarine canyons of the South West Approaches (offshore United Kingdom) for use in marine habitat mapping. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. 10.1016/j.dsr2.2014.02.001

Stewart, H. A., Davies, J. S., Guinan, J. C., and Howell, K. L. (2014) The Dangeard and Explorer Canyons, South Western Approaches UK: Geology, sedimentology and newly discovered cold-water coral mini-mounds. Deep-Sea Res. II. doi:

Holt, R.E., Foggo, A., Neat, F., Howell, K.L. (2013) Distribution Patterns and Sexual Segregation in Chimaeras, Implications for Conservation and Management. ICES Journal of Marine Science. 70(6), 1198-1205.

Narayanaswamy, B.E., Hughes, D.J., Howell, K.L., Davies, J., Jacobs, C. (2013) First observations of megafaunal communities inhabiting George Bligh Bank, North East Atlantic. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. In Press

Foster, N. L., Foggo, A., & Howell, K. L. (2013). Using Species-Area Relationships to Inform Baseline Conservation Targets for the Deep North East Atlantic. PloS one, 8(3), e58941.

Bullimore, R.D., Foster, N.L., Howell, K.L. (2013) Coral-characterized benthic assemblages of the deep Northeast Atlantic: defining “Coral Gardens” to support future habitat mapping efforts. ICES Journal of Marine Science. DOI: 10.1093/icesjms/fss195

Ross., R, Howell, K.L. (2012)  Use of predictive habitat modelling to assess the distribution and extent of the current protection of ‘listed’ deep-sea habitats. Diversity and Distributions. DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12010

Galparsoro, I.,  Connor, D.W.,  Borja, A., Aish, A., Amorim, P., Bajjouk, T., Chambers, C., Coggan, R., Dirberg, G., Ellwood, H., Evans, D., Goodin, K.L., Grehan, A., Haldin, J., Howell, K., Jenkins, C., Giulia Mo, M., Buhl-Mortensen, P., Pearce, B., et al. (2012) Using EUNIS habitat classification for benthic mapping in European seas: Present concerns and future needs. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 64, 2630-2638.

Howell, K.L., Holt, R., Pulido Endrino, I., Stewart, H. (2011) When the species is also a habitat: comparing the predictively modelled distributions of Lophelia pertusa and the reef habitat it forms. Biological Conservation. 144, 2656–2665.

Heymans, J.J., Howell, K.L., Ayers, M., Burrows, M.T., Gordon, J.D.M., Jones, E.G., Neat, F. (2010) Do we have enough information to apply the ecosystem approach to management of deep-sea fisheries? An example from the West of Scotland. ICES Journal of Marine Science. 68, 265-280.

Howell, K.L., Mowles S., and Foggo, A. (2010) Mounting evidence: near-slope seamounts are faunally indistinct from an adjacent bank. Marine Ecology. 31, 52-62.

Howell, K.L. (2010) A benthic classification system to aid in the implementation of marine protected area networks in the deep / high seas of the NE Atlantic. Biological Conservation. 143, 1041–1056.

Howell, K.L., Davies J.S., and Narayanaswamy, B.E. (2010). Identifying deep-sea megafaunal epibenthic assemblages for use in habitat mapping and marine protected area network design. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 90 , pp 33-68 .