Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences at Michigan Tech

Matthew Watson

Adjunct Associate Professor

University of Bristol (UoB) in the UK

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Personal Interests

  • Playing the guitar, coaching and playing football (soccer), reading contemporary literature, climbing volcanoes.


  • Bachelors; Leicester University, 1995, Chemistry Masters; Leicester University, 1996,    Physics and Astronomy
  • Ph.D.; University of Cambridge, 2000, Earth Science and Geography


  • Using satellite data to retrieve information about the gases and particles produced by volcanoes The importance of volcanic gases during explosive eruptions MODIS thermal IR algorithm development Improvement of TOMS data  processing software Near-vent Sun photometry of volcanic aerosols

Courses Taught

  • Remote Sensing of Volcanic Clouds GE4170
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