Costas, S., et al. 2016. Coastal barrier stratigraphy for Holocene high-resolution sea-level reconstruction. Scientific Reports 6: 38726. doi:10.1038/srep38726

Costas, S., Naughton, F., Goble, R., Renssen, H., 2016. Windiness spells in SW Europe since the last glacial maximum. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 436, 82-92. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2015.12.023

Costa, P.J.M., Costas, S., González-Villanueva, R., Oliveira, M.A., Roelvink, D., Andrade, C., Freitas, M.C., Cunha, P.P., Martins, A., Buylaert, J.P. and Murray, A., 2016. How did the AD 1755 tsunami impact on sand barriers across the southern coast of Portugal? Geomorphology, 268: 296-311.

Costas, S., Ferreira, O. and Martinez, G., Why do we decide to live with risk at the coast? Ocean & Coastal Management. doi: 10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2015.05.015

González-Villanueva, R., Pérez-Arlucea, M., Costas, S., Bao, R., Otero, X.L., and Goble, R., 2015, 8000 years of environmental evolution of barrier–lagoon systems emplaced in coastal embayments (NW Iberia): The Holocene. doi: 10.1177/0959683615591351

Naughton, F., Sanchez Goñi, M. F., Rodrigues, T., Salgueiro, E., Costas, S., Desprat, S., Duprat, J., Michel, E., Rossignol, L., Zaragosi, S., Voelker, A. H. L., and Abrantes, F., Climate variability across the last deglaciation in NW Iberia and its margin: Quaternary International. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2015.08.073

Naughton, F., Keigwin, L., Peteet, D., Costas, S., Desprat, S., Oliveira, D., de Vernal, A., Voelker, A., and Abrantes, F., 2015, A 12,000-yr pollen record off Cape Hatteras — Pollen sources and mechanisms of pollen dispersion: Marine Geology, v. 367, p. 118-129. doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2015.06.003

Costas S, Brito P, Fitzgerald D, Goble R. 2013. Climate-driven episodes of dune mobilization and barrier growth along the central coast of Portugal. In: Martini IP and Wanless, H. R. (eds) Sedimentary Coastal Zones from High to Low Latitudes: Similarities and Differences. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 388.

Font, E., Veiga-Pires, C., Pozo, M., Nave, S., Costas, S., Ruiz Muñoz, F., Abade, M., Simões, N., Duarte, S. 2013. Benchmarks and sediment source(s) of the 1755 Lisbon tsunami deposit at Boca do Rio Estuary. Marine Geology, 343(0): 1-14. doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2013.06.008

González-Villanueva, R., Costas, S., Pérez-Arlucea, M., Jerez, S. and R. M. Trigo. 2013. Impact of Atmospheric Circulation Patterns on Coastal Dune Dynamics, NW Spain. Geomorphology, 185, 96-109. doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2012.12.019

Rebêlo, L., Costas, S., Brito, P., Ferraz, M., Prudêncio, M. I. and Burbidge, C., 2013. Imprints of the 1755 tsunami in the Tróia Peninsula shoreline, Portugal In: Conley, D.C., Masselink, G., Russell, P.E. and O’Hare, T.J. (eds.), Proceedings 12th International Coastal Symposium (Plymouth, England), Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue No. 65, pp. 814-819.

Costas, S., Jerez, S., Trigo, R.M., Goble, R.,Rebêlo, L. 2012. Sand invasion along the Portuguese coast forced by westerly shifts during cold climate events. Quaternary Science Reviews, 42, 15-28. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2012.03.008

Costas, S. and FitzGerald, D. 2011. Sedimentary architecture of a spit-end (Salisbury Beach, Massachusetts): the imprints of sea-level rise and inlet-dynamics. Marine Geology, 284, 203-216. doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2011.04.002

González-Villanueva, R., S. Costas, H. Duarte, M. Pérez-Arlucea and I. Alejo, 2011. Blowout evolution in a coastal dune: using GPR, aerial imagery and core records. Journal of Coastal Research, SI64, 278-282.

Costas, S., Muñoz Sobrino, C., Alejo, I. and Pérez-Arlucea, M. 2009. Holocene evolution of a rock-bounded barrier-lagoon system, Cíes Islands, NW Iberia. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 34, 1575–1586. DOI: 10.1002/esp.1849

Costas, S. and Alejo, I. 2007. Local and global influences on the evolution of a transgressive sand barrier: Cíes Barrier, Northwest Spain. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 50, p. 1121-1125.

González-Villanueva, R., Costas, S., Alejo, I. and Pérez-Arlucea, M. 2007. Morphological changes forced by the tidal cycle in a low energy estuarine beach. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 50, p. 1010-1014.

Costas, S., Alejo, I., Rial, F., Lorenzo, H. and Nombela, M.A., 2006, Cyclical evolution of a modern transgressive sand barrier in nw-spain elucidated by GPR and aerial photo. Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 76, p. 1077-1092.

Costas, S., Alejo, I., and Nombela, M.A., 2006, Sand barrier behavior under man-induced inlet relocation. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 39, p. 428-432.

Costas, S., Alejo, I., and Nombela, M.A., 2006, The role of sediment source in beach management. A case study from Cíes Islands (NW Spain). Journal of Coastal Research, SI 39, p. 1389 – 1394.

Costas, S., Alejo, I., Vila-Concejo, A., and Nombela, M.A., 2005, Persistence of storm-induced morphology on a modal low-energy beach: A case study from NW-Iberian Peninsula. Marine Geology, v. 224, p. 43-56. doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2005.08.003

Alejo, I; Costas, S. and Vila-Concejo, A. 2005. Littoral evolution as a response to human activity: the case of two sedimentary systems in a Galician Ría. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 49 (Proceedings of the 2nd Meeting in Marine Sciences), 64–69. Valencia -– Spain, ISSN 0749-0208.

Diz, P., Frances, G., Costas, S., Souto C., and Alejo, I., 2004. Distribution of benthic foraminifera in coarse sediments, Ria de Vigo, NW Iberian margin. Journal of Foraminiferal Research, v. 34, p. 258-275.

Books and book chapters

Costas, S. et al., 2015. The Joint History of Tróia Peninsula and Sado Ebb-Delta. In: G. Randazzo, D.W.T. Jackson and J.A.G. Cooper (Editors), Sand and Gravel Spits. Coastal Research Library. Springer International Publishing, pp. 79-102. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-13716-2_6

Costas, S., 2007. Origen y evolución del conjunto playa-duna-lagoon de Cíes (Parque Nacional Marítimo-Terrestre de las Islas Atlánticas de Galicia). Naturaleza y Parques Nacionales. Ministerio de Medio Ambiente, Madrid, 191 pp. ISBN/ISSN: 978-84-8014-724-8