Peer reviewed publications (1998-2007)


[17] Bluth, G.J.S., Shannon, J.M., Watson, I.M., Prata A.F., and Realmuto V.J., 2007, Development of An Ultra-violet Digital Camera for Volcanic SO2 Imaging.  Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 161, 47-56.



[16] Gu, Y, Rose, W.I., Schneider, D.J., Bluth, G.J.S., and Watson, I.M., 2005, Advantageous GOES IR results for ash mapping at high latitudes: Cleveland eruptions 2001, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol 32, L02305



[15] Rose, W. I.,   Bluth, G. J. S., and Watson, I.M., 2004, Ice in volcanic clouds: When and Where?, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on volcanic ash and aviation safety, OFCM Washington,  DC  Session 3, p 27-33.


[14] Watson, I. M., Rose, W.I., and Bluth, G.J.S., 2004, Detecting ash clouds in tropical atmospheres, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on volcanic ash and aviation safety, OFCM Washington,  DC  Session 3, p 115-118.


[13] Guo S., Bluth G.J.S., Rose  W.I., Watson I.M., and Prata A.J., 2004, Re-evaluation of SO2 release of the climatic June 15,1991 Pinatubo eruption using TOMS and TOVS/HIRS2 satellite data,  Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, Vol. 5, No. 4


[12] Guo S., Bluth G.J.S., Rose W.I., Watson I.M., 2004, Particles in the great Pinatubo volcanic cloud of late June 1991: the role of ice, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, Vol 5. No.5


[11] Watson, I.M., Realmuto, V.J., Rose, W.I., Prata, A.J., Bluth, G.J.S., Gu, Y., Yu, T., Thermal infrared remote sensing of volcanic emissions using the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), 2004, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, Vol. 135, pp 75-89


[10] Rodriguez, L.A., Watson, I.M., Rose, W.I., Branan, Y.K., Bluth, G.J.S., Chigna, G, Matias, O.,Coy, A., Carn, S.A., Fischer, T., 2004, SO2 emissions to the atmosphere from active volcanoes in Northern Central America, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, Vol., 138, Issues 3-4, pp 325-344



[9] Carn, S.A., Krueger A.J., Bluth, G.J.S., Schaefer, S.J., Krotkov, N.A., Watson, I.M., Datta, S, 2003, Volcanic eruption detection by the Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS) instrument: a 22 year record of sulfur dioxide and ash emissions, Volcanic Degassing (eds Oppenheimer, Pyle and Barclay), Special Publication of the Royal Society, SP213, pp. 177- 203


[8] Rose, W. I., Gu, Y., Watson, I.M., Yu, T., Bluth, G.J.S., Prata, A.J., Krueger, A.J., Krotkov, N., Carn, S., Fromm, M.D., Hunton, D.E., Ernst, G.G.J., Viggiano, A.A., Miller, T.M., Ballentin, J.O., Reeves, J.M., Wilson, J.C., Anderson, B.E., Flittner, D. 2003, The February-March 2000 eruption of Hekla, Iceland from a satellite perspec¬tive, AGU Special Publication 139:  Volcanism and the Atmosphere pp107-132, eds. A. Robock and C. Oppenheimer.



[7] Watson, I.M., Oppenheimer, C., Photometric Observations of Mt. Etna's Different Aerosol Plumes, 2001, Atmospheric Environment, Vol. 35, No. 21, pp 3561-3572



[6] Watson, I.M., Oppenheimer, C., Voight, B., Francis, P.W., Clarke, A., Stix, J., Miller, A., Pyle, D.M., Burton, M.R., Young, S.R., Norton, G., Loughlin, S., Darroux B., and MVO Staff, The Relationship Between Degassing and Ground Deformation at Soufriere Hills Volcano, Montserrat. 2000, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, Vol. 98, No. 1-4, pp. 117-126


[5] Watson, I.M., Oppenheimer, C., Particle Size Distributions of Mt. Etna's Aerosol Plume Constrained by Sunphotometry. 2000. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, Vol. 105, No. D8, pp 9823 -9829



[4] Voight, B., Sparks, R.S.J., Miller, A.D., Stewart, R.C., Hoblitt, R.P., Clarke, A., Ewart, J., Aspinall, W., Baptie, B., Druit, T.H., Herd, R., Jackson, P., Lockhart, A.B., Loughlin, S.C., Luckett, R., Lynch, L., McMahon, J., Norton, G.E., Robertson, R., Watson, I.M., Young, S.R., Magma flow instability and cyclic activity at Soufriere Hills Volcano, Montserrat B.W.I., 1999, Science, Vol. 283, No. 5405, pp. 1138-1142


[3] Watson, I.M., Oppenheimer, C., 1999, Remote sensing of the optical properties of tropospheric volcanic aerosol plumes, Journal of Aerosol Science, Vol. 30(1), pp. S561-S562.



[2] Oppenheimer, C., Francis, P., Watson. I.M., Advanced Visible and Near Infrared Radiometer (AVNIR) Observations of Mt. Etna's Aerosol Plume. 1998. International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 19 No. 15, pp. 2823-2828.


[1] Young, S.R., Francis, P.W., Barclay, J., Casadevall, T.J., Gardner, C.A., Darroux, B., Davies, M.A., Delmelle, P., Norton, G.E., Maciejewski, A.J.H., Oppenheimer, C.M.M., Stix, J., Watson, I.M., Monitoring SO2 emissions at the Soufriere Hills volcano: Implications for changes in eruptive conditions, 1998, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 25, No. 19, pp 3681-3684.