Dr Brian Bett

Group: 
Ocean Biogeochemistry and Ecosystems
Email: 
bjb@noc.ac.uk
Location: 
Southampton
Telephone: 
+44 (0)23 8059 6355

Deep-sea benthic biology, ecology, zoology, technology

Publications

Article

Gunton, Laetitia M.; Bett, Brian J.; Gooday, Andrew J.; Glover, Adrian G.; Vanreusel, Ann. 2017 Macrofaunal nematodes of the deep Whittard Canyon (NE Atlantic): assemblage characteristics and comparison with polychaetes. Marine Ecology, 38 (2). e12408.10.1111/maec.12408
Stefanoudis, Paris V.; Bett, Brian J.; Gooday, Andrew J.. 2017 Relationship between ‘live’ and dead benthic foraminiferal assemblages in the abyssal NE Atlantic. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 121. 190-201.10.1016/j.dsr.2017.01.014
Yool, Andrew; Martin, Adrian P.; Anderson, Thomas R.; Bett, Brian J.; Jones, Daniel O.B.; Ruhl, Henry A.. 2017 Big in the benthos: future change of seafloor community biomass in a global, body size-resolved model. Global Change Biology. 10.1111/gcb.13680 (In Press)
Thompson, C.E.L.; Silburn, B.; Williams, M.E.; Hull, T.; Sivyer, D.; Amoudry, L.O.; Widdicombe, S.; Ingels, J.; Carnovale, G.; McNeill, C.L.; Hale, R.; Laguionie Marchais, C.; Hicks, N.; Smith, H.E.K.; Klar, J.K.; Hiddink, J.G.; Kowalik, J.; Kitidis, V.; Reynolds, S.; Woodward, E.M.S.; Tait, K.; Homoky, W.B.; Kröger, S.; Bolam, S.; Godbold, J.A.; Aldridge, J.; Mayor, D.J.; Benoist, N.M.A.; Bett, B.J.; Morris, K.J.; Parker, E.R.; Ruhl, H.A.; Statham, P.J.; Solan, M.. 2017 An approach for the identification of exemplar sites for scaling up targeted field observations of benthic biogeochemistry in heterogeneous environments. Biogeochemisry. (In Press)
Durden, Jennifer M.; Bett, Brian J.; Horton, Tammy; Serpell-Stevens, Amanda; Morris, Kirsty J.; Billett, David S.M.; Ruhl, Henry A.. 2016 Improving the estimation of deep-sea megabenthos biomass: dimension to wet weight conversions for abyssal invertebrates. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 552. 71-79.10.3354/meps11769
Morris, Kirsty J.; Bett, Brian J.; Durden, Jennifer M.; Benoist, Noelie M.A.; Huvenne, Veerle A.I.; Jones, Daniel O.B.; Robert, Katleen; Ichino, Matteo; Wolff, George A.; Ruhl, Henry A.. 2016 Landscape-scale spatial heterogeneity in phytodetrital cover and megafauna biomass in the abyss links to modest topographic variation. Scientific Reports, 6. 34080.10.1038/srep34080
Laguionie-Marchais, Claire; Paterson, Gordon L.J.; Bett, Brian J.; Smith, Kenneth L.; Ruhl, Henry A.. 2016 Inter-annual species-level variations in an abyssal polychaete assemblage (Sta. M, NE Pacific, 4000 m). Progress in Oceanography, 140. 43-53.10.1016/j.pocean.2015.10.006
Stefanoudis, Paris V.; Bett, Brian J.; Gooday, Andrew J.. 2016 Abyssal hills: influence of topography on benthic foraminiferal assemblages. Progress in Oceanography, 148. 44-55.10.1016/j.pocean.2016.09.005
Stefanoudis, Paris V.; Schiebel, Ralf; Mallet, Romain; Durden, Jennifer M.; Bett, Brian J.; Gooday, Andrew J.. 2016 Agglutination of benthic foraminifera in relation to mesoscale bathymetric features in the abyssal NE Atlantic (Porcupine Abyssal Plain). Marine Micropalaeontology, 123. 15-28.10.1016/j.marmicro.2015.12.005
Milligan, R.J.; Morris, K.J.; Bett, B.J.; Durden, J.M.; Jones, D.O.B.; Robert, K.; Ruhl, H.A.; Bailey, D.M.. 2016 High resolution study of the spatial distributions of abyssal fishes by autonomous underwater vehicle. Scientific Reports, 6. 26095.10.1038/srep26095
Huvenne, V.A.I.; Bett, B.J.; Masson, D.G.; Le Bas, T.P.; Wheeler, A.J.. 2016 Effectiveness of a deep-sea cold-water coral Marine Protected Area, following eight years of fisheries closure. Biological Conservation, 200. 60-69.10.1016/j.biocon.2016.05.030
Durden, Jennifer M.; Bett, Brian J.; Schoening, Timm; Morris, Kirsty J.; Nattkemper, Tim W.; Ruhl, Henry A.. 2016 Comparison of image annotation data generated by multiple investigators for benthic ecology. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 552. 61-70.10.3354/meps11775
Durden, Jennifer M.; Bett, Brian J.; Jones, Daniel O.B.; Huvenne, Veerle A.I.; Ruhl, Henry A.. 2015 Abyssal hills - hidden source of increased habitat heterogeneity, benthic megafaunal biomass and diversity in the deep sea. Progress in Oceanography, 137 (A). 209-218.10.1016/j.pocean.2015.06.006
Gunton, Laetitia; Gooday, Andrew; Glover, Adrian; Bett, Brian. 2015 Macrofaunal abundance and community composition at lower bathyal depths in different branches of the Whittard Canyon and on the adjacent slope (3500 m; NE Atlantic). Deep Sea Research Part I Oceanographic Research Papers, 97. 29-39.10.1016/j.dsr.2014.11.010
Gunton, Laeticia; Neal, Lenka; Gooday, Andrew; Bett, Brian; Glover, Adrian. 2015 Benthic polychaete diversity patterns and community structure in the Whittard canyon system and adjacent slope (NE Atlantic). Deep Sea Research I, 106. 42-54.10.1016/j.dsr.2015.07.004
Bett, Brian J.. 2014 Macroecology and meiobenthos: Reply to Warwick (2014). Marine Ecology Progress Series, 505. 299-302.10.3354/meps10831
Wagstaff, M.C.; Howell, K.L.; Bett, B.J.; Billett, D.S.M.; Brault, S.; Stuart, C.T.; Rex, M.A.. 2014 ?-diversity of deep-sea holothurians and asteroids along a bathymetric gradient (NE Atlantic). Marine Ecology Progress Series, 508. 177-185.10.3354/meps10877
Wynn, Russell B.; Huvenne, Veerle A.I.; Le Bas, Timothy P.; Murton, Bramley J.; Connelly, Douglas P.; Bett, Brian J.; Ruhl, Henry A.; Morris, Kirsty J.; Peakall, Jeffrey; Parsons, Daniel R.; Sumner, Esther J.; Darby, Stephen E.; Dorrell, Robert M.; Hunt, James E.. 2014 Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs): their past, present and future contributions to the advancement of marine geoscience. Marine Geology, 352. 451-468.10.1016/j.margeo.2014.03.012
Bett, Brian J.; Narayanaswamy, Bhavani E.. 2014 Genera as proxies for species ?- and ?-diversity: tested across a deep-water Atlantic-Arctic boundary. Marine Ecology, 35 (4). 436-444.10.1111/maec.12100
Kelly-Gerreyn, B.A.; Martin, A.P.; Bett, B.J.; Anderson, T.R.; Kaariainen, J.I.; Main, C.E.; Marcinko, C.J.; Yool, A.. 2014 Benthic biomass size spectra in shelf and deep-sea sediments. Biogeosciences, 11 (22). 6401-6416.10.5194/bg-11-6401-2014
Morris, Kirsty J.; Bett, Brian J.; Durden, Jennifer M.; Huvenne, Veerle A.I.; Milligan, Rosanna; Jones, Daniel O.B.; McPhail, Stephen; Robert, Katleen; Bailey, David M.; Ruhl, Henry A.. 2014 A new method for ecological surveying of the abyss using autonomous underwater vehicle photography. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 12 (11). 795-809.10.4319/lom.2014.12.795
Bett, B.J.. 2013 Characteristic benthic size-spectra: potential sampling artefacts. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 487. 1-6.10.3354/meps10441
Vardaro, Michael F.; Bagley, Philip M.; Bailey, David M.; Bett, Brian J.; Jones, Daniel O.B.; Milligan, Rosanna J.; Priede, Imants G.; Risien, Craig M.; Rowe, Gilbert T.; Ruhl, Henry A.. 2013 A Southeast Atlantic deep-ocean observatory: first experiences and results. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 11. 304-315.10.4319/lom.2013.11.304
Ruhl, Henry A.; Bett, Brian J.; Hughes, Sarah J.M.; Alt, Claudia J.S.; Ross, Elizabeth J.; Lampitt, Richard S.; Pebody, Corinne A.; Smith, Kenneth L.; Billett, David S.M.. 2013 Links between deep-sea respiration and community dynamics. Ecology, 95 (6). 1651-1662.10.1890/13-0675.1
Billett, D.S.M.; Bett, B.J.; Evans, R.; Cross, I.; Tyler, P.A.; Wolff, G.A.. 2013 The reproductive ecology of deep-sea ophiuroids around the Crozet plateau, Southern Indian ocean, under contrasting productivity regimes. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 92. 18-26.10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.03.002
Hartman, S.E.; Lampitt, R.S.; Larkin, K.E.; Pagnani, M.; Campbell, J.; Gkritzalis, T.; Jiang, Z-P.; Pebody, C.A.; Ruhl, H.A.; Gooday, A.J.; Bett, B.J.; Billett, D.S.M.; Provost, P.; McLachlan, R.; Turton, J.D.; Lankester, S.. 2012 The Porcupine Abyssal Plain fixed-point sustained observatory (PAP-SO): variations and trends from the Northeast Atlantic fixed-point time-series. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 69 (5). 776-783.10.1093/icesjms/fss077
Gooday, Andrew J.; Bett, Brian J.; Jones, Daniel O.B.; Kitazato, Hiroshi. 2012 The influence of productivity on abyssal foraminiferal biodiversity. Marine Biodiversity, 42 (4). 415-431.10.1007/s12526-012-0121-8
Wolff, George A.; Billett, David S.M.; Bett, Brian J.; Holtvoeth, Jens; FitzGeorge-Balfour, Tania; Fisher, Elizabeth H.; Cross, Ian; Shannon, Roger; Salter, Ian; Boorman, Ben; King, Nicola J.; Jamieson, Alan; Chaillan, Frédéric. 2011 The Effects of Natural Iron Fertilisation on Deep-Sea Ecology: The Crozet Plateau, Southern Indian Ocean. PLoS ONE, 6 (6). e20697.10.1371/journal.pone.0020697
Gooday, Andrew J.; Bett, Brian J.; Escobar, Elva; Ingole, Baban; Levin, Lisa A.; Neira, Carlos; Raman, Akkur V.; Sellanes, Javier. 2010 Habitat heterogeneity and its influence on benthic biodiversity in oxygen minimum zones. Marine Ecology, 31 (1). 125-147.10.1111/j.1439-0485.2009.00348.x
Kalogeropoulou, V.; Bett, B.J.; Gooday, A.J.; Lampadariou, N.; Martinez Arbizu, P.; Vanreusel, A.. 2010 Temporal changes (1989–1999) in deep-sea metazoan meiofaunal assemblages on the Porcupine Abyssal Plain, NE Atlantic [in special issue: Water Column and Seabed Studies at the PAP Sustained Observatory in the Northeast Atlantic] Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 57 (15). 1383-1395.10.1016/j.dsr2.2009.02.002
Wei, Chih-Lin; Rowe, Gilbert T.; Escobar-Briones, Elva; Boetius, Antje; Soltwedel, Thomas; Caley, M. Julian; Soliman, Yousria; Huettmann, Falk; Qu, Fangyuan; Yu, Zishan; Pitcher, C. Roland; Haedrich, Richard L.; Wicksten, Mary K.; Rex, Michael A.; Baguley, Jeffrey G.; Sharma, Jyotsna; Danovaro, Roberto; MacDonald, Ian R.; Nunnally, Clifton C.; Deming, Jody W.; Montagna, Paul; Lévesque, Mélanie; Weslawski, Jan Marcin; Wlodarska-Kowalczuk, Maria; Ingole, Baban S.; Bett, Brian J.; Billett, David S.M.; Yool, Andrew; Bluhm, Bodil A.; Iken, Katrin; Narayanaswamy, Bhavani E.. 2010 Global patterns and predictions of seafloor biomass using random forests. PLoS ONE, 5 (12). e15323.10.1371/journal.pone.0015323
Billett, D.S.M.; Bett, B.J.; Reid, W.D.K.; Boorman, B.; Priede, I.G.. 2010 Long-term change in the abyssal NE Atlantic: The ‘Amperima Event’ revisited [in special issue: Water Column and Seabed Studies at the PAP Sustained Observatory in the Northeast Atlantic] Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 57 (15). 1406-1417.10.1016/j.dsr2.2009.02.001
Gooday, A.J.; Malzone, M.G.; Bett, B.J.; Lamont, P.A.. 2010 Decadal-scale changes in shallow-infaunal foraminiferal assemblages at the Porcupine Abyssal Plain, NE Atlantic [in special issue: Water Column and Seabed Studies at the PAP Sustained Observatory in the Northeast Atlantic] Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 57 (15). 1362-1382.10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.01.012
Jones, D.O.B.; Bett, B.J.; Wynn, R.B.; Masson, D.G.. 2009 The use of towed camera platforms in deep-water science. Underwater Technology, 28 (2). 41-50.10.3723/ut.28.041
Murty, Sarah J.; Bett, Brian J.; Gooday, Andrew J.. 2009 Megafaunal responses to strong oxygen gradients on the Pakistan margin of the Arabian Sea. Deep-Sea Research II, 56 (6-7). 472-487.10.1016/j.dsr2.2008.05.029
Smith, K.L.; Ruhl, H.A.; Bett, B.J.; Billett, D.S.M.; Lampitt, R.S.; Kaufmann, R.S.. 2009 Climate, carbon cycling and deep-ocean ecosystems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 106. 19211-19218.10.1073/pnas.0908322106
Gooday, A.J.; Levin, L.A.; Aranda da Silva, A.; Bett, B.J.; Cowie, G.L.; Dissard, D.; Gage, J.D.; Hughes, D.J.; Jeffreys, R.; Lamont, P.A.; Larkin, K.E.; Murty, S.J.; Schumacher, S.; Whitcraft, C.; Woulds, C.. 2009 Faunal responses to oxygen gradients on the Pakistan margin: A comparison of foraminiferans, macrofauna and megafauna. Deep-Sea Research II, 56 (6-7). 488-502.10.1016/j.dsr2.2008.10.003
Dowdeswell, J.A.; Evans, J.; Mugford, R.; Griffiths, G.; McPhail, S.D.; Millard, N.; Stevenson, P.; Brandon, M.A.; Banks, C.; Heywood, K.J.; Price, M.R.; Dodd, P.A.; Jenkins, A.; Nicholls, K.W.; Hayes, D.; Abrahamsen, E.P.; Tyler, P.A.; Bett, B.J.; Jones, D.O.B.; Wadhams, P.; Wilkinson, J.P.; Stansfield, K.; Ackley, S.. 2008 Autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and investigations of the ice-ocean interface: deploying the Autosub AUV in Antarctic and Arctic waters. Journal of Glaciology, 54 (187). 661-672.10.3189/002214308786570773
Jones, D.O.B.; Bett, B.J.; Tyler, P.A.. 2007 Depth-related changes in the Arctic epibenthic megafaunal assemblages of Kangerdlugssuaq, East Greenland. Marine Biology Research, 3 (4). 191-204.10.1080/17451000701455287
Jones, D.O.B.; Bett, B.J.; Tyler, P.A.. 2007 Megabenthic ecology of the deep Faroe–Shetland channel: a photographic study. Deep-Sea Research I, 54 (7). 1111-1128.10.1016/j.dsr.2007.04.001
Hughes, J.A.; Smith, T.; Chaillan, F.; Bett, B.J.; Billett, D.S.M.; Boorman, B.; Fisher, E.H.; Frenz, M.; Wolff, G.A.. 2007 Two abyssal sites in the Southern Ocean influenced by different organic matter inputs: Environmental characterization and preliminary observations on the benthic foraminifera. Deep-Sea Research II, 54 (18-20). 2275-2290.10.1016/j.dsr2.2007.06.006
Jones, D.; Hudson, I.; Bett, B.. 2006 Effects of physical disturbance on the cold-water megafaunal communities of the Faroe-Shetland Channel. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 319. 43-54.
Kaariainen, Janne; Bett, Brian. 2006 Evidence for benthic body size miniaturization in the deep sea. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK, 86 (6). 1339-1345.10.1017/S0025315406014366
Billett, D.S.M.; Bett, B.J.; Jacobs, C.L.; Rouse, I.P.; Wigham, B.D.. 2006 Mass deposition of jellyfish in the deep Arabian Sea. Limnology and Oceanography, 51 (5). 2077-2083.
Horton, T.; Bett, B.; Baker, M.. 2006 UK Deep-Sea Research from History to Modern Day. Porcupine Marine Natural History Society Newsletter (21). 23-28.
Jones, D.; Bett, B.; McPhail, S.; Flewellen, C.; Conquer, M.. 2005 Seabed photography from an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle. Journal of Marine Science and Environment (C3). 21-28.
Kiriakoulakis, K.; Bett, B.J.; White, M.; Wolff, G.A.. 2004 Organic biogeochemistry of the Darwin Mounds, a deep-water coral ecosystem, of the NE Atlantic. Deep-Sea Research I, 51 (12). 1937-1954.10.1016/j.dsr.2004.07.010
Bett, B.. 2004 Salts: RRS "Discovery" Cruise 282. Challenger Wave (July 2004). 14.
Van Gaever, S.; Vanreusel, A.; Hughes, J.A.; Bett, B.J.; Kiriakoulakis, K.. 2004 The macro- and micro-scale patchiness of meiobenthos associated with the Darwin Mounds (north-east Atlantic). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 84 (3). 547-556.
Masson, D.G.; Bett, B.J.; Billett, D.S.M.; Jacobs, C.L.; Wheeler, A.J.; Wynn, R.B.. 2003 The origin of deep-water, coral-topped mounds in the northern Rockall Trough, northeast Atlantic. Marine Geology, 194 (3-4). 159-180.10.1016/S0025-3227(02)00704-1
Bett, B.J.. 2003 Time-lapse photography in the deep sea. Underwater Technology, 25 (3). 121-127.
Lampitt, R.S.; Bett, B.J.; Kiriakoulakis, K.; Popova, E.E.; Ragueneau, O.; Vangriesheim, A.; Wolff, G.A.. 2001 Material supply to the abyssal seafloor in the northeast Atlantic. Progress in Oceanography, 50 (1-4). 27-63.10.1016/S0079-6611(01)00047-7
Bett, B.J.; Malzone, M.G.; Narayanaswamy, B.E.; Wigham, B.D.. 2001 Temporal variability in phytodetritus and megabenthic activity at the seabed in the deep northeast Atlantic. Progress in Oceanography, 50 (1/4). 349-368.10.1016/S0079-6611(01)00066-0
Billett, D.S.M.; Bett, B.J.; Rice, A.L.; Thurston, M.H.; Galéron, J.; Sibuet, M.; Wolff, G.A.. 2001 Long-term change in the megabenthos of the Porcupine Abyssal Plain (NE Atlantic). Progress in Oceanography, 50 (1/4). 325-348.10.1016/S0079-6611(01)00060-X
Glover, A.; Paterson, G.; Bett, B.; Gage, J.; Sibuet, M.; Sheader, M.; Hawkins, L.. 2001 Patterns in polychaete abundance and diversity from the Madeira Abyssal Plain, northeast Atlantic. Deep-Sea Research I, 48 (1). 217-236.10.1016/S0967-0637(00)00053-4
Billett, D.; Bett, B.; Gooday, A.. 2000 Atlantic Coral Ecosystem Study (ACES). Deep-Sea Newsletter, No.29. p.10.
Glover, A.; Paterson, G.L.J.; Gage, J.D.; Hawkins, L.; Sheader, M.; Bett, B.J.. 2000 Scales of biodiversity in abyssal benthic polychaetes (abstract presented at the Sixth International Polychaete Conference). Bulletin of Marine Science, 67 (1). p.664.
Gooday, A.J.; Bowser, S.S.; Bett, B.J.; Smith, C.R.. 2000 A large testate protist, Gromia sphaerica sp.nov. (Order Filosea), from the bathyal Arabian Sea. Deep-Sea Research II, 47 (1/2). 55-73.10.1016/S0967-0645(99)00100-9

Book section

Durden, Jennifer M.; Schoening, Timm; Althaus, Franziska; Friedman, Ariell; Garcia, Rafael; Glover, Adrian G.; Greinert, Jens; Jacobsen Stout, Nancy; Jones, Daniel O.B.; Jordt, Anne; Kaeli, Jeffrey W.; Köser, Kevin; Kuhnz, Linda A.; Lindsay, Dhugal; Morris, Kirsty J.; Nattkemper, Tim W.; Osterloff, Jonas; Ruhl, Henry A.; Singh, Hanumant; Tran, Maggie; Bett, Brian J.. 2016 Perspectives in visual imaging for marine biology and ecology: from acquisition to understanding. In: Hughes, R.N.; Hughes, D.J.; Smith, I.P.; Dale, A.C., (eds.)Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, Vol. 54. Boca Raton, FL, CRC Press, 1-72, 470pp.
Narayanaswamy, B.E.; Bett, B.J.; Lamont, P.; Rowden, A.A.; Bell, E.M.; Menot, L.. 2016 Corers and grabs. In: Clark, M.; Consalvey, M.; Rowden, A.A., (eds.)Biological Sampling in the Deep-Sea. Chichester, John Wiley & Sons, 207-227, 472pp.
Bagley, P.M.; Smith, K.L.; Bett, B.J.; Priede, I.G.; Rowe, G.; Clarke, J.; Walls, A.; Ruhl, H.A.; Bailey, D.M.. 2011 The DELOS project, long-term observatories in an oil field environment in the Tropical Atlantic Ocean off Angola, West Africa. In: Favali, P.; de Santis, A.; Beranzoli, L., (eds.)Seafloor observatories: A new vision of the earth from the abyss. Berlin, Springer-Praxis, Chap.11, 500pp. (In Press)
Larkin, K.E.; Ruhl, H.A.; Bagley, P.; Benn, A.; Bett, B.J.; Billett, D.S.M.; Boetius, A.; Chevaldonné, P.; Colaço, A.; Copley, J.; Danovaro, R.; Escobar-Briones, E.; Glover, A.; Gooday, A.J.; Hughes, J.A.; Kalogeropoulou, V.; Kitazato, H.; Kelly-Gerreyn, B.A.; Klages, M.; Lampadariou, N.; Lejeusne, C.; Perez, T.; Priede, I.G.; Rogers, A.; Sarradin, P.M.; Sarrazin, J.; Soltwedel, T.; Soto, E.H.; Thatje, S.; Tselepides, A.; van den Hove, S.; Tyler, P.A.; Vanreusel, A.; Wenzhöfer, F.. 2010 Benthic biology time-series in the deep sea: indicators of change. In: Hall, J.; Harrison, D.E.; Stammer, D., (eds.)Proceedings of OceanObs’09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society, Vol. 2. Noordwijk, The Netherlands, European Space Agency, 599-615. (ESA Special Publication, WPP-306).
Jones, D.; McPhail, S.; Bett, B.; Flewellen, C.; Conquer, M.. 2008 Seabed photography from an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle. In: Collins, K.; Griffiths, G., (eds.)Workshop on AUV science in extreme environments: collaborative Autosub science in extreme environments. Proceedings of the International Science Workshop, 11-13 April 2007, Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge, UK. London, UK, Society for Underwater Technology, 35-46, 202pp.
Bett, B.; Tyler, P.; Jones, D.; Clarke, A.. 2008 Beneath the sheets: Autosub under ice - Life deep under ice. In: Collins, K.; Griffiths, G., (eds.)Workshop on AUV science in extreme environments: collaborative Autosub science in extreme environments. Proceedings of the International Science Workshop, 11-13 April 2007, Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge, UK. London, UK, Society for Underwater Technology, 201-202, 202pp.
Baker, M.; Bett, B.; Horton, T.. 2006 DC-UK: deep-sea conservation for the UK. In: Charlesworth, M.E., (ed.)Marine and coastal photographs and videos : their availability, uses and curation: report for the Marine Environmental Data Action Group of the Inter-Agency Committee on Marine Science and Technology (IACMST). Southampton, Inter-Agency Committee on Marine Science and Technology (IACMST), p37, 43pp. (IACMST Information Document 13).
Costello, M.J.; McCrea, M.; Freiwald, A.; Lundalv, T.; Jonsson, L.; Bett, B.J.; van Weering, T.C.E.; de Hass, H.; Roberts, M.J.; Allen, D.. 2005 Role of cold-water Lophelia pertusa coral reefs as fish habitat in the NE Atlantic. In: Freiwald, A.; Roberts, J.M., (eds.)Cold-water corals and ecosystems. Berlin, Germany, Springer, 771-805, 1243pp.
Gage, J.D.; Bett, B.J.. 2005 Deep-sea benthic sampling. In: Eleftheriou, A.; McIntyre, A., (eds.)Methods for the study of marine benthos, 3rd ed. Oxford, UK, Blackwell Science, 273-325, 418pp.
Wheeler, A.J.; Bett, B.J.; Billett, D.S.M.; Masson, D.G.; Mayor, D.. 2004 The impact of demersal trawling on NE Atlantic deepwater coral habitats: the case of the Darwin Mounds, United Kingdom. In: Barnes, P., (ed.)Benthic habitats and the effects of fishing. Bethesda MD, USA, American Fisheries Society, 807-817. (American Fisheries Society Symposium, 41).
Masson, D.G.; Le Bas, T.P.; Bett, B.J.; Huehnerbach, V.; Jacobs, C.L.; Wynn, R.B.. 2003 Seafloor sediments and sedimentary processes on the outer continental shelf, continental slope and basin floor. In:Strategic Environmental Assessment: SEA 4. Consultation Document. London, Department of Trade and Industry, Sediments: 51pp.
Baker, M.C.; Bett, B.J.. 2002 Deep sea mud. In: Gubbay, S., (ed.)The Offshore Directory: review of a selection of habitats, communities and species of the north-east Atlantic. Godalming, Worldwide Fund for Nature, 77-87, 108pp.
Bett, B.J.. 2000 Comparative benthic ecology of the Rockall Trough and Faeroe-Shetland Channel. In:Atlantic margin environmental surveys of the seafloor 1996 and 1998 (AFEN) [CDROM]. London, UKOOA, Section 4.3.2.
Bett, B.J.. 2000 Benthic ecology of the Faeroe-Shetland Channel. In:Atlantic margin environmental surveys of the seafloor 1996 and 1998 (AFEN) [CDROM]. London, UKOOA, Section 4.3.1.
Bett, B.J.; Gage, J.D.. 2000 Practical approaches to monitoring the deep-sea environment of the UK Atlantic Margin. In:Atlantic margin environmental surveys of the seafloor 1996 and 1998 (AFEN) [CDROM]. London, UKOOA, Section 6.2.

Conference item

Morris, Kirsty; Jones, Daniel; Bett, Brian; Billett, David; Huvenne, Veerle; McPhail, Stephen; Ruhl, Henry. 2013 Autonomous Ecological Surveying of the Abyss (AESA):Towards a landscape scale perspective in deep-sea ecology. [Poster] In: UK-IMON International Workshop on New Monitoring Technologies:A Workshop to Prioritise Future Investment, Southampton, 10-12 Sep 2013. Southampton, National Oceanography Centre. (Unpublished)

Monograph

Wynn, R.B.; Bett, B.J.; Evans, A.J.; Griffiths, G.; Huvenne, V.A.I.; Jones, A.R.; Palmer, M.R.; Dove, D.; Howe, J.A.; Boyd, T.J.; MAREMAP partners , .. 2013 Investigating the feasibility of utilizing AUV and Glider technology for mapping and monitoring of the UK MPA network. Final report for Defra project MB0118. Southampton, National Oceanography Centre, 244pp. (UNSPECIFIED) (Unpublished)
Huvenne, V.A.I.; Bett, B.J.; Henry, L.A.; Masson, D.G.; Piechaud, N.; Serpetti, N.; Witte, U.. 2012 Report on the environmental status of the Darwin Mounds, 8 years after their initial protection. HERMIONE Deliverable 4.11. Southampton, National Oceanography Centre, 26pp. (UNSPECIFIED) (Unpublished)
Jacobs, C.L.; Bett, B.J.. 2010 Preparation of a bathymetric map and GIS of the South Atlantic Ocean and a review of available biologically relevant South Atlantic Seamount data for the SEAFO Scientific Committee. Southampton, UK, National Oceanography Centre Southampton, 18pp. (National Oceanography Centre Southampton Research and Consultancy Report 71)
Bett, B.J.. 2007 Interim report on the seabed environmental survey of Angola Blocks 18 and 31 (MV Ocean Endeavour cruise 2005). Southampton, UK, National Oceanography Centre Southampton, 14pp. (National Oceanography Centre Southampton Research and Consultancy Report 28)
Bett, B.J.. 2007 MV Ocean Endeavour cruise 13 Oct-06 Nov 2005. Seabed environmental survey of Angola Blocks 18 and 31. Southampton, UK, National Oceanography Centre Southampton, 56pp. (National Oceanography Centre Southampton Research and Consultancy Report 27)
Bett, B.J.. 2007 RRS Charles Darwin Cruise 123C3-4, 19 Jul - 15 Sep 2000. Atlantic Margin Environmental Surveys and North Sea Environmental Surveys. Southampton, UK, National Oceanography Centre Southampton, 221pp. (National Oceanography Centre Southampton Cruise Report 20)
Bett, B.J.. 2007 SV Kommandor Jack cruise Leg 2, 26 Jul-21 Aug 2002. DTI ‘Northern Triangle’ Environmental Survey: seabed survey of the deep waters to the north of Shetland. Southampton, UK, National Oceanography Centre Southampton, 92pp. (National Oceanography Centre Southampton Cruise Report 21)
Bett, B.J.. 2007 Collected reports of commercial deep-water surveys carried out north and west of Shetland during RRS Charles Darwin cruise 123C3-4. Southampton, UK, National Oceanography Centre Southampton, 124pp. (National Oceanography Centre Southampton Research and Consultancy Report 26)
Bett, B.J.; Hughes, J.A.. 2007 Seabed environmental survey of Angola Blocks 18WAD and 31: analysis of seabed samples. Southampton, UK, National Oceanography Centre Southampton, 58pp. (National Oceanography Centre Southampton Research and Consultancy Report 30)
Bett, B.J.; Jacobs, C.J.. 2007 RRS Charles Darwin Cruise 119C Leg B, 13 Aug - 14 Sep 1999. White Zone (WhiZ) environmental survey: seabed survey of the deep waters to the north and west of Shetland. Southampton, UK, National Oceanography Centre Southampton, 120pp. (National Oceanography Centre Southampton Cruise Report 19)
Hughes, J.A.; Bett, B.J.. 2007 Angola Block 18WAD and Block 31 pre-operational environmental survey, October 2005: analysis of seabed images taken using WASP (Wide-Angle Seabed Photography). Southampton, UK, National Oceanography Centre Southampton, 40pp. (National Oceanography Centre Southampton Research and Consultancy Report 29)
Baker, M.C.; Bett, B.J.; Masson, D.G.; German, C.R.; Parson, L.M.; Tyler, P.A.. 2005 Deep-ocean environment of the Chile Margin and the Chile Triple Junction. Southampton, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, 27pp. (National Oceanography Centre Southampton Research and Consultancy Report 3)
Bett, B.J.. 2004 RRS "Charles Darwin" Cruise 145, 12 Mar - 09 Apr 2003. Benthic ecology and biogeochemistry of the Pakistan Margin. Southampton, UK, Southampton Oceanography Centre, 161pp. (Southampton Oceanography Centre Cruise Report 50)
Bett, B.J.. 2004 RRS "Charles Darwin" Cruise 150, 22 Aug - 15 Sep 2003. Benthic ecology and biogeochemistry of the Pakistan Margin. Southampton, UK, Southampton Oceanography Centre, 144pp. (Southampton Oceanography Centre Cruise Report 51)
Bett, B.J.. 2004 RRS "Discovery" Cruise 282, 30 Jun - 01 Aug 2003. The environment and ecology of Seine and Sedlo Seamounts, NE Atlantic. Southampton, UK, Southampton Oceanography Centre, 102pp. (Southampton Oceanography Centre Cruise Report 52)
Bett, B.J.. 2003 An introduction to the benthic ecology of the Faroe-Shetland Channel (SEA4). London, Department of Trade and Industry. (UNSPECIFIED)
Baker, M.; Bett, B.; Billett, D.. 2001 Geoscience-Bioscience Synergy: Angola Block 18. Joint Southampton Oceanography Centre & British Geological Survey report to BP. Southampton, Southampton Oceanography Centre, 44pp. (UNSPECIFIED)
Baker, M.C.; Bett, B.J.; Billett, D.S.M.; Rogers, A.D.; Fontaubert, A.C.. 2001 The Status of natural resources on the high-seas. Part I: An environmental perspective; Part 2: Legal and polititcal considerations. Gland, WWF-Worldwide Fund for Nature, 93pp. (UNSPECIFIED)
Bett, B.J.; Billett, D.S.M.; Masson, D.G.; Tyler, P.A.. 2001 RRS Discovery Cruise 248, 07 Jul-10 Aug 2000. A multidisciplinary study of the environment and ecology of deep-water coral ecosystems and associated seabed facies and features (The Darwin Mounds, Porcupine Bank and Porcupine Seabight). Southampton, UK, Southampton Oceanography Centre, 108pp. (Southampton Oceanography Centre Cruise Report 36)
Bett, B.J.. 1999 RRS Charles Darwin Cruise 112C, 19 May-24 Jun 1998. Atlantic Margin Environmental Survey: seabed survey of deep-water areas (17th round Tranches) to the north and west of Scotland. Southampton, UK, Southampton Oceanography Centre, 171pp. (Southampton Oceanography Centre Cruise Report 25)
Bett, B.J.. 1998 RRS "Discovery" Cruise 229, 02 Jul - 31 Jul 1997. BENGAL: High resolution and spatial study of the BENthic biology and Geochemistry of a north-eastern Atlantic abyssal Locality. Southampton, UK, Southampton Oceanography Centre, 69pp. (Southampton Oceanography Centre Cruise Report 15)
Bett, B.J.. 1997 RRS Charles Darwin Cruise 101C Leg 2, 14 Jul-20 Aug 1996. Atlantic Margin Environmental Survey: seabed survey of the shelf edge and slope west of Shetland. Southampton, UK, Southampton Oceanography Centre, 127pp. (Southampton Oceanography Centre Cruise Report 7)
Bett, B.J.. 1994 RRS Challenger Cruise 111, 29 Mar-25 Apr 1994. Benthic biology of the Porcupine Abyssal Plain (48,50'N 16,30'W). Wormley, UK, Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Deacon Laboratory, 46pp. (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Deacon Laboratory Cruise Report 243)