Dr I M Watson

M.Sc.(Leic.), Ph.D.(Cantab.)

  • BS8 1RJ

19992023

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Research Output

2020

BVLOS Operations of Fixed-Wing UAVs for the Collection of Volcanic Ash Above Fuego Volcano, Guatemala

Schellenberg, B. J., Richardson, T., Clarke, R. J., Watson, M., Freer, J., Mcconville, A. & Chigna, G., 5 Jan 2020. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

Evaluating nonlinear maximum likelihood optimal estimation uncertainty in cloud and aerosol remote sensing

Western, L. M., Rougier, J., Watson, I. M. & Francis, P., 4 May 2020, In : Atmospheric Science Letters. 6 p., e980.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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2019

Determining the three-dimensional structure of a volcanic plume using Unoccupied Aerial System (UAS) imagery

Wood, K., Albadra, A., Berthoud, L., Calway, A., Watson, M., Thomas, H., Richardson, T., Liu, E. & Chigna, G., 16 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 106731.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2 Downloads (Pure)

Dynamics of Outgassing and Plume Transport Revealed by Proximal Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Measurements at Volcán Villarrica, Chile

Liu, E. J., Wood, K., Mason, E., Edmonds, M., Aiuppa, A., Giudice, G., Bitetto, M., Francofonte, V., Burrow, S., Richardson, T., Watson, M., Pering, T. D., Wilkes, T. C., Mcgonigle, A. J. S., Velasquez, G., Melgarejo, C. & Bucarey, C., Feb 2019, In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 20, 2, p. 730-750 21 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
338 Downloads (Pure)
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6 Citations (Scopus)
111 Downloads (Pure)

Initial constraints on triggering mechanisms of the eruption of Fuego volcano (Guatemala) from 3 June 2018 using IASI satellite data

Pardini, F., Quessier, M., Naismith, A., Watson, M., Clarisse, L. & Burton, M., 1 May 2019, In : Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 376, p. 54-61 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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1 Citation (Scopus)
144 Downloads (Pure)
3 Citations (Scopus)

On-Board Real-Time Trajectory Planning for Fixed Wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Extreme Environments

Schellenberg, B., Richardson, T., Richards, A., Clarke, R. & Watson, M., 21 Sep 2019, In : Sensors. 19, 19, 21 p., 4085.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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3 Citations (Scopus)
135 Downloads (Pure)
2018
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Epistemic uncertainties and natural hazard risk assessment - Part 1: A review of different natural hazard areas

Beven, K. J., Almeida, S., Aspinall, W. P., Bates, P. D., Blazkova, S., Borgomeo, E., Freer, J., Goda, K., Hall, J. W., Phillips, J. C., Simpson, M., Smith, P. J., Stephenson, D. B., Wagener, T., Watson, M. & Wilkins, K. L., Oct 2018, In : Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences. 18, 10, p. 2741-2768 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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6 Citations (Scopus)
185 Downloads (Pure)

Epistemic uncertainties and natural hazard risk assessment - Part 2: Different natural hazard areas

Beven, K., Almeida, S. M., Aspinall, W., Bates, P., Blazkova, S., Borgomeo, E., Goda, K., Phillips, J., Simpson, M., Smith, P., Stephenson, D., Wagener, T., Watson, M. & Wilkins, K., Oct 2018, In : Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences. 18, 10, p. 2769-2783 15 p.

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Short timescale degassing dynamics in a very young plume revealed by proximal Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) measurements at Volcán Villarrica, Chile

Liu, E., Wood, K., Mason, E., Edmonds, M., Aiuppa, A., Giudice, G., Bitetto, M., Francofonte, V., Richardson, T., Burrow, S., Watson, M., Pering, T., Wilkes, T., McGonigle, A., Velasquez, G., Melgarejo, C. & Bucarey, C., Dec 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

2017

On the use of UAVs at active volcanoes: a case study from Volcan de Fuego, Guatemala

Watson, M., Chigna, G., Wood, K., Richardson, T., Liu, E., Schellenberg, B., Thomas, H. & Naismith, A., 1 Dec 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Abstract

Satellite observations of fumarole activity at Aluto volcano, Ethiopia: Implications for geothermal monitoring and volcanic hazard

Braddock, M., Biggs, J., Watson, I. M., Hutchison, W., Pyle, D. M. & Mather, T. A., 15 Jul 2017, In : Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 341, p. 70-83 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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7 Citations (Scopus)
176 Downloads (Pure)
2016

In Situ Observations of Airborne Ash From Manned Aircraft

Eliasson, J., Watson, I. M. & Weber, K., 1 Jun 2016, Volcanic Ash: Hazard Observation. Elsevier Inc., p. 89-98 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

1 Citation (Scopus)

Introduction: Part 4: Observations of Ash in the Air

Watson, I. M., 1 Jun 2016, Volcanic Ash: Hazard Observation. Elsevier Inc., p. 87-88 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

Introduction: Part 1: Introduction

Mackie, S., Cashman, K., Ricketts, H., Rust, A. & Watson, I. M., 1 Jun 2016, Volcanic Ash: Hazard Observation. Elsevier Inc., p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

Simulating atmospheric transport of the 2011 Grímsvötn ash cloud using a data insertion update scheme

Wilkins, K. L., Western, L. M. & Watson, M., Sep 2016, In : Atmospheric Environment. 141, p. 48-59 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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8 Citations (Scopus)
243 Downloads (Pure)

Using data insertion with the NAME model to simulate the 8 May 2010 Eyjafjallajökull volcanic ash cloud

Wilkins, K. L., Watson, I. M., Kristiansen, N. I., Webster, H., Dacre, H., Thomson, D. J. & Prata, A. J., 16 Jan 2016, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 121, 1, p. 306-323 18 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)
311 Downloads (Pure)

Volcanic Ash: Hazard Observation

Mackie, S., Cashman, K., Ricketts, H., Rust, A. & Watson, I. M., 1 Jun 2016, Elsevier Inc. 288 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAuthored book

8 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Atmospheric dependency of the sensitivity of infrared satellite observations to volcanic ash clouds

Mackie, S. & Watson, M., 1 Jan 2015, In : Journal of Applied Remote Sensing. 9, 1, 095080.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2 Citations (Scopus)

Investigating the use of the Saharan dust index as a tool for the detection of volcanic ash in SEVIRI imagery

Taylor, I., Mackie, S. & Watson, M., 1 Oct 2015, In : Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 304, p. 126-141 16 p., 5631.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

5 Citations (Scopus)

Overview of the 'Atmospheric Emissions from Volcanoes' Special Issue

Mackie, S., Corradini, S., Scollo, S. & Watson, I. M., 3 Mar 2015, In : Annals of Geophysics. 57

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial (Academic Journal)

Test the effects of ash on jet engines

Watson, M., 9 Apr 2015, In : Nature. 520, 7546, p. 133 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

3 Citations (Scopus)

Uncertainty in two-channel infrared remote sensing retrievals of a well-characterised volcanic ash cloud

Western, L., Watson, M. & Francis, P., 9 Jul 2015, In : Bulletin of Volcanology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

10 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Data insertion in volcanic ash cloud forecasting

Wilkins, K. L., Mackie, S., Watson, I. M., Webster, H., Thomson, D. & Dacre, H., 2014, In : Annals of Geophysics. 57, 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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11 Citations (Scopus)
90 Downloads (Pure)

Erratum: Heterogeneous reaction of N2O5 with airborne TiO2 particles and its implication for stratospheric particle injection( Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (2014) 14 (6035-6048))

Tang, M. J., Telford, P. J., Pope, F. D., Rkiouak, L., Abraham, N. L., Archibald, A. T., Braesicke, P., Pyle, J. A., McGregor, J., Watson, I. M., Cox, R. A. & Kalberer, M., 18 Aug 2014, In : Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 14, 16, p. 8233-8234 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

1 Citation (Scopus)

Heterogeneous interaction of SiO2with N2O5: Aerosol flow tube and single particle optical levitation-Raman spectroscopy studies

Tang, M. J., Camp, J. C. J., Rkiouak, L., McGregor, J., Watson, I. M., Cox, R. A., Kalberer, M., Ward, A. D. & Pope, F. D., 25 Sep 2014, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 118, 38, p. 8817-8827 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

17 Citations (Scopus)

Heterogeneous reaction of N2O5 with airborne TiO 2 particles and its implication for stratospheric particle injection

Tang, M. J., Telford, P. J., Pope, F. D., Rkiouak, L., Abraham, N. L., Archibald, A. T., Braesicke, P., Pyle, J. A., McGregor, J., Watson, I. M., Cox, R. A. & Kalberer, M., 18 Jun 2014, In : Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 14, 12, p. 6035-6048 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

23 Citations (Scopus)

How assumed composition affects the interpretation of satellite observations of volcanic ash

Mackie, S., Millington, S. & Watson, I. M., Jan 2014, In : Meteorological Applications. 21, 1, p. 20-29 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

13 Citations (Scopus)

Optical trapping and Raman spectroscopy of solid particles

Rkiouak, L., Tang, M. J., Camp, J. C. J., McGregor, J., Watson, I. M., Cox, R. A., Kalberer, M., Ward, A. D. & Pope, F. D., 21 Jun 2014, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 16, 23, p. 11426-11434 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

41 Citations (Scopus)

Overview on the ‘atmospheric emissions from volcanoes’ special issue

Mackie, S., Corradini, S., Scollo, S. & Watson, I. M., 2014, In : Annals of Geophysics. 57, FastTrack2, A001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Probabilistic detection of volcanic ash using a Bayesian approach

Mackie, S. & Watson, M., 16 Mar 2014, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 119, 5, p. 2409-2428 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

13 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal deconvolution: Accurate retrieval of multispectral infrared emissivity from thermally-mixed volcanic surfaces

Rose, S. R., Watson, I. M., Ramsey, M. S. & Hughes, C. G., Jan 2014, In : Remote Sensing of Environment. 140, p. 690-703 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

9 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Public Engagement with Biotechnologies Offers Lessons for the Governance of Geoengineering Research and Beyond

Stilgoe, J., Watson, M. & Kuo, K., 12 Nov 2013, In : PLoS Biology. 11, 11, 7 p., e1001707.

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24 Citations (Scopus)
226 Downloads (Pure)

The use of dynamic global vegetation models for simulating hydrology and the potential integration of satellite observations

Murray, S. J., Watson, I. M. & Prentice, I. C., Feb 2013, In : Progress in Physical Geography. 37, 1, p. 63-97 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

30 Citations (Scopus)
2012

A comparison of sulphur dioxide retrieval techniques using mini UV spectreometers and ASTER Imagery at Lascar Volcano

Henney, LA., Rodriguez, LA. & Watson, IM., 2012, In : Bulletin of Volcanology. 74, 2, p. 589-594

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Gas emissions from volcanoes

Prata, AJ., Bluth, G., Carn, S. A., Realmuto, V. J. R. & Watson, I. M., 2012, Volcanoes of the North Pacific; Observations from space. Dean & Dehn (eds.). Springer

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Observing volcanic ash from satellite

Prata, A. J., Dean, K. & Watson, IM., 2012, Monitoring volcanoes of the North Pacific; Observations from space. D. & D. (eds.). Springer

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Reconstructing the tephra dispersal pattern from the Bronze Age eruption of Santorini using an advection-diffusion model

Johnston, E. N., Phillips, J. C., Bonadonna, C. & Watson, I. M., Aug 2012, In : Bulletin of Volcanology. 74, 6, p. 1485-1507 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

23 Citations (Scopus)

Satellite systems and interactions

Watson, IM. & Prakash, A., 2012, Volcanoes of the North Pacific; Observations from space. D. & D. (eds.). Springer

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Stratospheric aerosol particles and solar radiation management

Pope, F. D., Braesicke, P., Grainger, R. G., Kalberer, M., Watson, I. M., Davidson, P. J. & Cox, R. A., Oct 2012, In : Nature Climate Change. 2, 10, p. 713-719 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

49 Citations (Scopus)
2011

A comparison of AIRS, MODIS and OMI sulphur dioxide retrievals in volcanic clouds

Thomas, H. E., Watson, IM., Carn, S. A., Prata, A. J. & Realmuto, V. J., 2011, In : Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk. 2, 3, p. 217 - 232 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

26 Citations (Scopus)

Degassing processes during lava dome growth: insights from Santiaguito lava dome, Guatemala

Holland, P., Watson, IM., Phillips, JC., Caricchi, L. & Dalton, M. P., 2011, In : Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 202, 1-2, p. 153-166

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

80 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Are we making best use of existing observing systems to address the problems created by the Eyjafjöll eruption?

Watson, I. M., Schneider, DJ., Saunders, R., Thoradson, T., Thomas, H. E., Zehner, C., Rose, W. I. & Prata, A. J., 2010, Monitoring volcanic ash from space, ESA-EUMETSAT workshop on the 14th April to 23rd May eruption of Eyjafjöll volcano, South Iceland.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

A total volatile inventory for Masaya volcano, Nicaragua

Martin, RS., Sawyer, GM., Spampinato, L., Salerno, GG., Ramirez, C., Ilyanskaya, E., Witt, MLI., Mather, TA., Watson, IM., Phillips, JC. & Oppenheimer, C., 2010, In : Journal of Geophysical Research. 115, p. B09215 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

44 Citations (Scopus)

Monitoring volcanic ash from space, ESA-EUMETSAT workshop on the 14th April to 23rd May eruption of Eyjafjöll volcano, South Iceland

Doherty, G. M., Brenguier, J. L., Brunner, D., Buongiorno, M. F., Carboni, E., Clerbaux, C., Corradini, S., De Leeuw, G., Elbern, H., Engelen, R., Fritzsche, P., Gobbi, G. P., Holmlund, K., Hopfner, M., Husson, P., Kahn, R., Malingreau, J. P., Mannstein, H., Munro, R., Papineau, N. & 13 others, Pergola, N., Prata, A. J., Remedios, J., Richter, A., Rix, M., Rose, W., Schneider, D., Seibert, P., Stammes, P., Theys, N., Watson, I. M., Werner, T. & Zehner, C., 2010, This is the recommendations section of the key document from ESA/EUMETSAT, used to drive policy in the UK and Europe after the Icelandic ash crisis. Zehner, K. (ed.). p. 50-57 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Multiparameter quantification of gas release during weak Strombolian eruptions at Pacaya Volcano, Guatemala

Dalton, M. P., Waite, G. P., Watson, IM. & Nadeau, P. A., May 2010, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 37

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

47 Citations (Scopus)

Observations of volcanic emissions from space: current and future perspectives

Thomas, H. E. & Watson, IM., 2010, In : Natural Hazards.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

44 Citations (Scopus)
2009

A comparision of thermal infrared and ultraviolet retreivals of SO2 in the cloud produced by the 2003 Al-Mishaq state sulfur plant fire

Courtney, K., Watson, IM., Gregg, B., Simon, C. & Vincent, R., 2009, In : Geophysical Research Letters.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)