Scientific Papers

  • Graham, Omari, Stacey Edwards, and Richard Robertson. (2022). Managing Stakeholder Relationships for Improved Situation Awareness During Volcanic Emergencies: An Eastern Caribbean Case Study.  International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 67:102656. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2021.102656.
  • Chatzopoulos, Georgios., Papadopoulos, Ilias., Vallianatos, Filippos., Makris, John P., Kouli, Maria.(Published April 17 2021) Strong Ground Motion Sensor Network for Civil Protection Rapid Decision Support Systems. Sensors 202121, 2833. https://doi.org/10.3390/s21082833.
  • van Rijsingen, E.M., Calais, E., Jolivet, R,., de Chabalier, J.B., Robertson, R., Ryan, G.A., Symithe, S. (Preprint, April 2021) Vertical tectonic motions in the Lesser Antilles: linking short- and long-term observations. DOI: 10.31223/X5360D.
  • Contreras-Arratia, R. and Neuberg, J.W. 2020. Towards reconciling seismic and geodetic moment estimations: Case Bárðarbunga. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2020.107034
  • Smith, P.J., Bean, C.J. (November 2020) RETREAT: A REal-Time TREmor Analysis Tool for Seismic Arrays, With Applications for Volcano Monitoring. Frontiers in Earth Science. doi:10.3389/feart.2020.586955
  • Tucker, Maurice. E., Carey, Steven N., Stephen, R., Sparks, J., Stinton, Adam., Leng, Melanie., Robinson, Laura., Li, Toao, Lewis, Jamie., Cotton, Laura. Carbonate crusts around volcanic islands: Composition, origin and their significance in slope stability. Marine Geology       Volume 429, (November 2020) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2020.106320
  • Rijsingen, E. van., Calais, E., Jolivet, R., de Chabalier, J. B., Jara, J., Symithe, S., Robertson, R., Ryan, G.A. (July 2020). Inferring Interseismic Coupling along the Lesser Antilles Arc: a Bayesian approach. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. DOI: 10.31223/osf.io/kn7hq
  • Thompson, Glenn., Power, John A., Braunmiller, Jochen., Lockhart, Andrew B., Lynch, Lloyd., McCausland, Wendy., Rowe, Charlotte A., Shea, Thomas., White, Randall A.,Breithaupt, Charles I. (July 2020) Capturing, Preserving, and Digitizing Legacy Seismic Data from the Montserrat Volcano Observatory Analog Seismic Network, July 1995–December 2004. Seismological Research Letters 91 (4): 2127–2140.  https://doi.org/10.1785/0220200012.
  • Papadopoulos, Ilias., Reddock, Kafele., Manzano, Jevan., Latchman, Joan L. (June 2020) The Trinidad and Tobago Microzonation Project: Port of Spain. Geophys. Journal International. Doi: 10.1093/gji/ggaa275.
  • Davy, Richard.,  Collier, J. S., Henstock, Timothy J., Rietbrock, Andreas., Goes, S., Blundy, J., Harmon, Nicholas., Rychert, Catherine., Macpherson, Colin G., van Hunen, Jeroen., Kendall, Mike., Wilkinson, Jamie J., Tait, Stephen., Davidson, J., Wilson, Marjorie., Cooper, George F., Maunder, Ben., Bie, Lidong.,. Hicks, Stephen P., Allen, R., Chichester, Ben., Robertson, Richard E. A., Latchman, Joan., Krueger, Frank.(April 2020) Wide-angle seismic imaging of two modes of crustal accretion in mature Atlantic Ocean crust. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. DOI: 10.1029/2019JB019100
  • Webb, T.L.  Wadge, G.  Pascal, K. Mapping water vapour variability over a mountainous tropical island using InSAR and an atmospheric model for geodetic observations. (December 2019.) Remote Sensing of Environment 237. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2019.111560
  • Morales-Simfors, Nury., Bundschuh, Jochen., Herath, Indika., Inguaggiato, Claudio., Caselli, Alberto T., Tapia, Joseline., Choquehuayta, Fredy Erlingtton Apaza., Armienta, María Aurora., Ormachea, Mauricio., Joseph, Erouscilla P., López, Dina L. (November 2019): Arsenic in Latin America: A critical overview on the geochemistry of arsenic originating from geothermal features and volcanic emissions for solving its environmental consequences. Science of the Total Environment. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.135564.
  • Bie, Lidong., Rietbrock, Andreas., Hicks, Stephen., Allen, Robert., Blundy, Jon., Clouard, Valerie.,  Collier, Jenny., Davidson, Jon., Garth, Thomas., Goes, Saskia., Harmon, Nick.,  Henstock, Tim., van Hunen, Jeroen., Kendall, Mike., Krüger, Frank., Lynch, Lloyd., Macpherson, Colin., Robertson, Richard., Rychert, Kate., Tait, Stephen., Wilkinson, Jamie., Wilson, Marjorie. (2019): Along-Arc Heterogeneity in Local Seismicity across the Lesser Antilles Subduction Zone from a Dense Ocean-Bottom Seismometer Network. Seismological Research Letters Volume XX, Number XX – 2019. DOI: 10.1785/0220190147.
  • Careya, S., Sparks, R.S.J., Tuckerb, M.E., Lib, T., Robinson, L., Wattc, S.F.L. Gee, M., Hastiec, A., Barfodd, D.N., Stinton, A., Leng, M., Raineaultg, N., Ballard, R.D. (October 2019): The polygenetic Kahouanne Seamounts in the northern Lesser Antilles island arc: Evidence for large-scale volcanic island subsidence. Marine Geology. (doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2019.106046)
  • Barclay, Jenni., Few, Roger., Armijos, M. Teresa., Phillips, Jeremy C., Pyle, David M., Hicks, Anna., Brown, Sarah, K., Robertson, Richard E. A. (August 2019): Livelihoods, Wellbeing and the Risk to Life During Volcanic Eruptions. Frontiers in Earth Science 7: 205.  DOI:10.3389/feart.2019.00205.
  • Contreras-Arratia, R. and Neuberg, J.W., 2019. Complex seismic sources in volcanic environments: Radiation modelling and moment tensor inversions. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2019.06.005
  • Camejo-Harry, M, Melekhova, E, Blundy, Robertson, R (2019). Evolution in magma storage conditions beneath Kick-’em-Jenny and Kick-’em-Jack submarine volcanoes, Lesser Antilles arc. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 373, 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2019.01.023.
  • S. Rott, B. Scheu, C. Montanaro, Klaus Mayer, E.P. Joseph and D. B. Dingwell. 2019. Hydrothermal eruptions at unstable crater lakes: insights from the Boiling Lake, Dominica, Lesser Antilles. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research., https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2019.05.020. Impact Factor: 2.37; Citation.
  • E.P. Joseph, H.M. Frey, M.R. Manon, M. C. Onyeali, K. DeFranco, T. Metzger and C. Aragosa. 2019. Update on the fluid geochemistry monitoring time series for geothermal systems in Dominica, Lesser Antilles island arc: 2009–2017. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2019.03.010. Impact Factor: 2.37; 1 Citation.
  • Frederic J.-Y. Dondin , Lloyd Lynch, Chan Ramsingh, Graham A. Ryan, Ilias Papadopoulos, Daniel Rueppel, Erouscilla P. Joseph, Joan L. Latchman, Richard E. A. Robertson, Nisha Nath, Ranissa Mathura, Amit Balchan, Stephen George, Ian Juman, Farrah Madoo, Garth Mannette, Hannah Ramsingh. The Volcano Monitoring network of the UWI-Seismic Research Centre: Evolution since 1953 and the challenges to maintain a high-standard network in a moderate size economy environment. Geosciences 2019, 9, 71. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/geosciences9020071. Impact Factor: 1.82
  • Joseph, E.P, Viveka B. Jackson, Denise M. Beckles, Leonette Cox and Stacey Edwards. A Citizen Science Approach for Monitoring Volcanic Emissions and Promoting Volcanic Hazard Awareness at Sulphur Springs, Saint Lucia. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 369 (2019), pp. 50 – 63; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2018.11.005. Impact Factor: 2.37; Citation.
  • Cole, P.D., Robertson, R.E.A., Fedele, L., Scarpati, C. (February 2019): Explosive activity of the last 1000 years at La Soufriere, St. Vincent, Lesser Antilles. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, Vol. 371, pp. 86-1000, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2019.01.002
  • Garthwaite, M.C., Miller, V.L., Saunders, S., Parks, M.M., Hu, G., Parker, A.L. (January 2019): A Simplified Approach to Operational InSAR Monitoring of Volcano Deformation in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Case Study of Rabaul Caldera, Papua New Guinea. Frontiers in Earth Science.  24 January 2019. DOI: 10.3389/feart.2018.00240.
  • Schlaphorst, D., Melekhova E., Kendall, J-M., Blundy, J., Latchman, JL. (November 2018). Probing layered arc crust in the Lesser Antilles using receiver functions. The Royal Society Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.180764.
  • T. Barrett and E. P. Joseph. Extreme alteration in an acid-sulphate geothermal field: Sulphur Springs, Saint Lucia. Journal of Chemical Geology (2018), Vol. 500, pp. 103-135. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2018.09.028. Impact Factor: 3.57; 2 Citation
  • Basant, R. A. (2018).   “Uncovering the Caribbean Treasure- Geothermal Energy: Highlighting geothermal developments in the Caribbean”. Geothermal Resources Council Bulletin 47(1): 46-49.
  • Camejo-Harry, M, Melekhova, E, Blundy, J, Attridge, W, Robertson, R, Christopher, T (2018). Magma evolution beneath Bequia, Lesser Antilles, deduced from petrology of lavas and plutonic xenoliths. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 173: 77. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00410-018-1504-z.
  • Poulidis, Alexandros P., Phillips, Jeremy C., Renfrew, Ian A., Barclay, Jenni., Hogg, Andrew., Jenkins, Susanna F., Robertson, Richard., Pyle, David M. (May 2018):  Meteorological controls on local and regional ash dispersal revealed using high-resolution dispersion modelling: The eruptions of Soufriere St Vincent. Scientific Reports, 8:6873, DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-24651-1.
  • Lindsay, J.M., Robertson, R. E. A. (April 2018): Integrating Volcanic Hazard Data in a Systematic Approach to Develop Volcanic Hazard Maps in the Lesser Antilles. Frontiers in Earth Science. 6:42.   DOI: 10.3389/feart.2018.00042.
  • Allen, R. W., Berry, C., Henstock, T. J., Collier, J. S., Dondin, F. J.-Y., Rietbrock, A., Latchman, J. L., Robertson, R. E. A. (April 2018): 30 Years in the Life of an Active Submarine Volcano: A Time-Lapse Bathymetry Study of the Kick-‘em-Jenny Volcano, Lesser Antilles. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. doi:10.1002/2017GC007270.
  • Plail, Melissa., Richard A. Herd, Thomas Christopher., et al. (February 2018):  Mafic enclaves record syn-eruptive basalt intrusion and mixing. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume 484, pp. 30-40, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2017.11.033.
  • 2011 PoS Corporation Symposium_Seismic Research Centre
  • Reducing Tsunami Risk in the Eastern Caribbean