Dr I M Watson

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

  • BS8 1RJ

19992020

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Research Output

1999

Magma flow instability and cyclic activity at Soufriere Hills volcano, Montserrat, British West Indies

Voight, B., Sparks, R. S. J., Miller, A. D., Stewart, R. C., Hoblitt, R. P., Clarke, A., Ewart, J., Aspinall, W. P., Baptie, B., Calder, E. S., Cole, P., Druitt, T. H., Hartford, C., Herd, R. A., Jackson, P., Lejeune, A. M., Lockhart, A. B., Loughlin, S. C., Luckett, R., Lynch, L. & 5 others, Norton, G. E., Robertson, R., Watson, I. M., Watts, R. & Young, S. R., 19 Feb 1999, In : Science. 283, 5405, p. 1138-1142 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

249 Citations (Scopus)
2001

Photometric observations of Mt. Etna's different aerosol plumes

Watson, IM. & Oppenheimer, C., Jul 2001, In : Atmospheric Environment. 35 (21), p. 3561 - 3572 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

40 Citations (Scopus)
2003

The February-March 2000 eruption of Hekla, Iceland from a satellite perspective

Rose, WI., Gu, Y., Watson, IM., Yu, T., Bluth, GJS., Prata, AJ., Krueger, AJ., Krotkov, N., Carn, S., Fromm, MD., Hunton, DE., Ernst, GGJ., Viggiano, AA., Miller, TM., Ballentin, JO., Reeves, JM., Wilson, JC., Anderson, BE. & Flittner, D., 2003, Volcanism and the Earth's Atmosphere (AGU Geophysical Monograph 139). Robock, A. & Oppenheimer, C. (eds.). American Geophysical Union, p. 107 - 132 26 p.

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

62 Citations (Scopus)
2004

Particles in the great Pinatubo volcanic cloud of June 1991: the role of ice

Guo, S., Rose, WI., Bluth, GJS. & Watson, IM., May 2004, In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 5 (5), p. 1 - 35 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

47 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal infrared remote sensing of volcanic emissions using the moderate resolution imaging spectroradiometer

Watson, IM., Realmuto, VJ., Rose, WI., Prata, AJ., Bluth, GJS., Gu, Y., Bader, CE. & Yu, T., Jul 2004, In : Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 135 (1-2), p. 75 - 89 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

117 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Advantageous GOES IR results for ash mapping at high latitudes: Cleveland eruptions 2001

Gu, Y., Rose, WI., Schneider, DJ., Bluth, GJS. & Watson, IM., Jan 2005, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 32 (2), p. 1 - 5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

12 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Development of an Ultra-Violet Digital Camera for Volcanic Sulfur Dioxide Imaging

Bluth, G., Shannon, JM., Watson, IM., Prata, FJ. & Realmuto, VJ., Dec 2006, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Infrared Observations of the Al-Lishraq Sulfur Plant Fire Using the Moderate Resolution Imaging Radiometer (MODIS)

Kearney, CS., Watson, IM. & Realmuto, VJ., Dec 2006, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Investigation of At-Vent Dynamics and Dilution of Gas Puffing Using Thermal Infrared Radiometers at Masaya Volcano, Nicaragua

Branan, YK., Harris, A., Watson, IM., Horton, K., Williams-Jones, G. & Garbiel, H., Dec 2006, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Observations of sulphur dioxide plumes using novel, ground-based UV imagery

Watson, IM., Yamamoto, H., Bouquet, TP. & Bluth, G., Dec 2006, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

The Use of the Advanced Spacebourne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) to Detect Sulphur Dioxide Emissions at Fuego and Pacaya Volcanoes, Guatemala

Henney, LA. & Watson, IM., Dec 2006, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

UV Digital Imaging of Sulfur Dioxide Emissions: Enhancing the Technique with Empirical Corrections

Dalton, MP., Bluth, G., Shannon, JM. & Watson, IM., Dec 2006, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2007

Development of an ultra-violet digital camera for volcanic SO2 imaging

Bluth, G., Shannon, JM., Watson, IM., Prata, AJ. & Realmuto, VJ., Mar 2007, In : Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 161 (1-2), p. 47 - 56 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

95 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Detection and analysis of the volcanic clouds associated with the August 18 and 28, 2000 eruptions of Miyakejima volcano, Japan

McCarthy, E. B., Bluth, G. J. S., Watson, IM. & Tupper, A., 2008, In : International Journal of Remote Sensing.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

16 Citations (Scopus)

Ground-based measurement of ash distribution in volcanic plumes

Phillips, JC., Yamamoto, H., Watson, IM. & Bluth, GJ., 2008, In : Proceedings in Applied Mathematics - Mechanics. 7, p. 1101403 - 1101404

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Investigation of at-vent dynamics and dilution using thermal infrared radiometers at Masaya volcano, Nicaragua

Branan, Y. K., Harris, A., Watson, I. M., Phillips, J. C., Horton, K., Williams-Jones, G. & Garbeil, H., 1 Jan 2008, In : Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 169, 1-2, p. 34-47 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

16 Citations (Scopus)

Observations of SO2 production and transport from Bezymianny volcano, Kamchatka using the Moderate Resolution Infrared Radiometer (MODIS)

Kearney, C. K., Dean, K., Realmuto, V. J., Watson, IM. & Dehn, J., 2008, In : International Journal of Remote Sensing.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

15 Citations (Scopus)
32 Citations (Scopus)

SO2 loss rates in the plume emitted by Soufiere Hills volcano, Montserrat

Watson, IM., Rodriguez, L. A., Edmonds, M. E., Ryan, G., Hard, V., Oppenheimer, C. M. M. & Bluth, G. J. S., 2008, In : Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 173, Issues 1-2, p. 135 - 147

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Volcanic Emissions from Popocatepetl, Mexico, Quantified using Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) infrared data

Matiella, M. A., Watson, IM., Rose, W. I. & Bluth, G. J. S., 2008, In : Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

16 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)

25 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of the UV camera sulfur dioxide retrieval for point source plumes

Dalton, M. P., Watson, IM., Nadeau, P. N., Werner, C. & Morrow W., N. V., Dec 2009, In : Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 188, 4, p. 358 - 366 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

32 Citations (Scopus)

Correcting satellite‐based infrared sulfur dioxide retrievals for the presence of silicate ash

Kearney, C. & Watson, IM., 2009, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 114

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

10 Citations (Scopus)

Sensitivity of direct radiative forcing to dust particle characteristics

Adam, D., Sandy, H., Watson, IM. & Yves, B., 2009, In : Progress in Physical Geography. 30, p. 80 - 102

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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)

45 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)

49 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)
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)

27 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)

84 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)

24 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)

51 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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26 Citations (Scopus)
249 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)

31 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)

Open Access
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12 Citations (Scopus)
94 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)

18 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)

42 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)

10 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)