Recent (US)

Over $4 million raised as PI/co-PI since 2000 on projects with Dr. Gregg Bluth and Prof. Bill Rose, with more than $ 0.9 million of that raised as PI since July 2003.

 

As PI/co-PI, I manage projects currently worth over $ 1.8 million. These include:

 

• Two King-Chavez-Parks Fellowships (worth a total of $ 130,000) to support (tuition, fees and stipend) two MS students, one of whom is continuing on to the PhD program)

 

• One Ford Fellowship for Minorities (worth $ 75,000 over three years)

 

• One Natural Science Foundation International Programs (Earth Sciences) grant to study SO2 and H2S emissions from Cerro Negro, Nicargua ($ 53,000)

 

• One Natural Science Foundation International Programs (Earth Sciences) grant to study plume dilution and speciation at Hawai'i ($ 51,000)

 

• One Natural Science Foundation EAR-IF (Earth Sciences: Instrumentation and Facilities) grant to build a UV imaging spectrometer ($49,000)

 

• Two National Aeronautics and Space Administration grant to develop multi-species algorithms for MODIS, ASTER and AIRS ($ 314,000) and map global SO2 emissions ($ 210, 617)

 

 • One National Aeronautics and Space Administration grant to assist in the mitigation of natural disasters by timely dissemination of satellite data ($ 965, 000)

 

• Two GACS (Graduate Assistant Cost Share) accounts (worth $ 41,000)

 

• Five small travel and equipment grants from the Michigan Space Grant Consortium and Michigan Technological University (worth $ 36,000)

 

 

 

Current and recent (US and UK)

 

  • NERC, Understanding volcanic degassing,  (PI Phillips), co-I Watson,

            £0.6M, http://gfd.gly.bris.ac.uk/volcgas/

 

  • NERC. Development of a methane imaging camera, (PI Hornibrook), co-I Watson, £50K

 

  • Royal Society, UV imaging of emissions from power plants, PI: Watson, £25K  

 

  • EPSRC/NERC/STFC, Stratospheric Particle Injection for Climate        

            Engineering,  PI Watson, £2.1M

 

  • NERC, Characterisation of the Near-Field Eyjafjallajökull Volcanic

            Plume and its Long-range Influence (PI Mobbs, Leeds), co-PI Watson,            

            £3.5M

           

  • NERC, Strengthening Resilience in Volcanic Areas (STREVA)

            (PI Barclay, UEA), co-PI Watson, £3.0M

 

  •  EU FP7, EuTRACE, PI Lawrence (IASS), co-PI Watson (£0.9M)

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  •  NERC-PURE, CREDIBLE, (PI Wagener), co-PI Watson, £2.0M

 

 

 

 

   

 

Pending

NSF, Explosive activity in Indonesia, (PI Clarke, ASU), co-PI Watson, $0.5M