South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3AN, UK
Professor of Marine Geology and Geophysics
 Gee, M. J. R., D. G. Masson, A. B. Watts and N. C. Mitchell, "Passage of debris flows and trubidity currents through a topographic constriction: seafloor erosion and deflection of flow pathways. Sedimentology. 48, 1389-1409, 2001
 Haddad, D., Watts, A. B. and J. Lindsay, "Evolution of the intracratonic Officer Basin, central Australia: implications from subsidence analysis and gravity modelling". Basin Research 13, 217-238, 2001
 Watts, A. B., W. S. McKerrow and E.Fielding, "Discussion on lithospheric flexure, uplift and landscape evolution in south-central England - Reply to J. C. W. Cope", J. Geol. Soc. London., 158, 725-727, 2001
 Collier, J.S and A. B. Watts,"Lithospheric response to volcanic loading by the Canary islands: Constraints from seismic reflection data in their flexural moats". Geophys. J. Int. 147, 660-676, 2001
 Watts, A. B., W. S. McKerrow and E.Fielding, "Discussion on lithospheric flexure, uplift and landscape evolution in south-central England - Reply to M. Simms and D. T. Donovan", J. Geol. Soc. London. 158, 877-879, 2001
 Watts, A. B. "Isostasy and Flexure of the Lithosphere". Cambridge University Press. 472 pp, 2001.Sample of part of chapter 1
 Mitchell, N. C., D. G. Masson, A. B. Watts, M. J. R. Gee and R. Urgeles, The morphology of the submarine flanks of volcanic ocean islands: A comparative study of the Canary and Hawaiian hotspot islands, J. Volcan. Geotherm. Res., 115, 83-107, 2002
 Ali, M. A., A. B. Watts and I.Hill, "A seismic reflection profile study of lithospheric flexure in the vicinity of the Cape Verde islands", J. Geophys. Res. 108, 2239, doi:10.1029/2002JB002155, 2003
 Pérez-Gussinyé, M., A. R. Lowry, A. B. Watts and I. Velicogna,"On the recovery of effective elastic thickness using spectral methods: examples from synthetic data and from the Fennoscandian shield", J. Geophys. Res., 109, B10409, doi:10.1029/2003JB002788,2004
 Corfield, R. I., A. B. Watts and M. P. Searle, "Discussion on subsidence history of the north Indian continental margin, Zanskar-Ladakh Himalaya, NW India: Reply to E. Garzanti, D. Sciunnach and M.Gaetani. ", J. Geol. Soc. London, 162, 889-892, 2005
 Watts, A. B., D. T. Sandwell, W. H. F. Smith and P. Wessel, "Global gravity, bathymetry, and the distribution of submarine volcanism through space and time", J. Geophys. Res., 111, doi:10.1029/2005JB004083, 2006Predicted seamount ages
 Rodger, M., A. B. Watts, C. J. Greenroyd, C. Peirce, R. W. Hobbs, "Evidence for unusually thin oceanic crust and strong mantle beneath the Amazon Fan", Geology, 34, 1081-1084, doi:1010.1130/G22966A.22961, 2006 Supplimentary material
 Greenroyd, C. J., C. Peirce, M. Rodger, A. B. Watts, R. W. Hobbs, "Crustal structure of the French Guiana margin, West Equatorial Atlantic", Geophysical J. Int. 169 (3), 964-987, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2007.03372.x, 2007
 Greenroyd, C., C. Peirce, M. Rodger, A. B. Watts, R. W. Hobbs, "Demerara Plateau - the structure and evolution of a transform passive margin", Geophys. J. Int., 172, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2007.03662.x, 2008.
 Greenroyd, C., C. Peirce, M. Rodger, A. B. Watts, R. W. Hobbs, "Do fracture zones define continental margin segmentation? - evidence from the French Guiana margin", Earth Planet. Sci. Letts., 272, 553-566, 2008.
 Das, S. and A. B. Watts, "Effect of subducting seafloor topography on the rupture characteristics of great subduction zone earthquakes" S. Lallemand and F. Funiciello (Eds.), Subduction Zone Geodynamics, doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-87974-9, Springer-Verlag, 103-118, 2009.
 Lane, N., A. B. Watts, A. Farrant, Reply to discussion on "An analysis of Cotswold topography: insights into the landscape response to denudational isostasy", J. Geol. Soc. London, 166, 584, 2009.
 Watts, A. B., M. Rodger, C. Peirce, C. Greenroyd, R. W. Hobbs,"Seismic structure, gravity anomalies and flexure of the Amazon continental margin, NE Brazil", J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2008JB006259, 2009.
 Kalnins, L. and A. B. Watts, "Spatial variations in effective elastic thickness in the western Pacific Ocean and their implications for Mesozoic volcanism", Earth Planet. Sci. Letts., doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2009.06.018, 286, 89-100, 2009.
 Cunha, T. A., A. B. Watts, L. M. Pinheiro, R. Myklebust, "Seismic and gravity anomaly evidence of large-scale deformation off SW Portugal", Earth Planet Sci. Letts., doi:10.1016/j.epsl2010.01.047, 2010.
 Wilson, D. J., C. Peirce, A. B. Watts, I. Grevemeyer, A. Krabbenhoeft, "Uplift at lithospheric swells-I: seismic and gravity constraints on the crust and uppermost mantle structure of the Cape Verde mid-plate swell", Geophysical J. Int., 182, 531-550, 2010.
 Contreras-Reyes, E., I. Grevemeyer, A. B. Watts, E. R. Flueh, C. Peirce, S. Moeller, C. Papenberg, "Deep seismic structure of the Tonga subduction zone: Implications for mantle hydration, tectonic erosion and arc magmatism":, J. Geophys. Res., 116, doi:10.1029/2011JB008434, 2011.
 Watts, A. B., "Passive margin models", Regional Geology and Tectonics: Phanerozoic Rift Systems and Sedimentary Basins, Editors: D. G. Roberts and A. W. Bally. Volume 1B, Chapter 3, 33-58, Elsevier, Amsterdam.
 Watts, A. B., C. Peirce, I. Grevemeyer, M. Paulatto, W. Stratford, D. Bassett, J. A. Hunter, L. M. Kalnins, and C. E. J. de Ronde, "Rapid rates of growth and collapse of Monowai submarine volcano in the Kermadec Arc", Nature Geoscience, doi:10.1038/NGEO1473, 2012.
 Ali, M. Y., A. B. Watts and M. P. Searle, "Seismic stratigraphy and subsidence history of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) rifted margin margin and overlying foreland basins", Lithosphere Dynamics and Sedimentary Basins: The Arabian plate and analogues, Editors: K. A. Al Hosani et al., p127-144, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 474pp., 2013.
 Wilson, D. J., C. Peirce, A. B. Watts, I. Grevemeyer, "Uplift at lithospheric swells - II: is the Cape Verde mid-plate swell supported by a lithosphere of varying mechanical strength?", Geophysical Journal, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggt034, 2013
 Martinez-Garcia, P., M. Comas, J. I. Soto, L. Lonergan, A. B. Watts, "Strike-slip tectonics and partial inversion in the Western Mediterranean: the Post-Messinian basin evolution of the Alboran Sea", Basin Research, doi: 10.1111/bre.12005, 2013.
 Timm, C., D. Bassett, I.J. Graham, M. Leybourne, Cornel E.J. de Ronde, J. Woodhead and A. B. Watts, "Louisville seamount subduction and its implication on mantle flow beneath the central Tonga-Kermadec arc", Nature Communications, doi: 10.1038/ncomms2702, 2013.
 Maystrenko, Y. P., M. Scheck-Wenderoth, A. Hartwig, Z. Anka, A. B. Watts, K. K. Hirsch, S. Fishwick, "Structural features of the Southwest African continental margin according to results of lithosphere-scale 3D gravity and thermal modeling", Tectonophysics, 2013
 West, A. J., J. M. Fox., R. Walker, A. Carter, T. Harris, A. B. Watts, B. Gantulga, "Links between climate, erosion, uplift, and topography during intracontinental mountain building of the Hangay Dome, Mongolia", Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 14, Number 12, doi: 10.1002/2013GC004859, 2013.
 Paulatto M, A. B. Watts, C. Peirce, "Potential field and high-resolution bathymetry investigation of the Monowai volcanic centre, Kermadec Arc: implications for caldera formation and volcanic evolution", Geophys. J. Int., 2014
 Ali, M. Y., A. B. Watts and A. Farid, "Gravity anomalies of the United Arab Emirates: Implications for basement structures and infra-cambrian salt distribution", Geoarabia, 2014
 Nomikou P, M.M. Parks, D. Papanikolaou, D.M. Pyle, T. A. Mather, A. B. Watts et al., "The emergence and growth of a submarine volcano: The Kameni islands, Santorini (Greece)", GeoResJ, 1-2: 8-18, 2014
 Funnell, M. J., C. Peirce, W. R. Stratford, M. Paulatto, A. B. Watts and I. Grevemeyer, "Structure and deformation of the Kermadec forearc in response to subduction of the Pacific oceanic plate", Geophys. J. Int., 199: 1286-1302, 2014
 Stratford, W., C. Peirce, M. Paulatto, M. Funnell, A. B. Watts, I. Grevemeyer, and D. Bassett, "Seismic velocity structure and deformation due to the collision of the Louisville Ridge with the Tonga-Kermadec Trench", Geophys. J. Int., 200, 1503-1522, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggu475, 2015
 Ali, M. Y. and A. B. Watts, "Tectonic evolution of sedimentary basins of northern Somalia", Basin Research, 1-25, doi: 10.1111/bre.12113, 2015
 Watts, A. B., P. Nomikou, J. D. P. Moore, M. M. Parks, M. Alexandri. "Historical bathymetric charts and the evolution of Santorini submarine volcano, Greece", Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems. 16, doi:10.1002/2014GC005679, 2015.
 Bassett, D. and A. B. Watts. "Gravity anomalies, crustal structure and seismicity at subduction zones: Part 1 - Seafloor roughness and subducting relief", Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems. doi: 10.1002/2014GC005684, 2015.
 Bassett, D. and A. B. Watts. "Gravity anomalies, forearc structure and seismicity in subduction zones: Part 2 - Interrelationships between crustal structure and seismogenic behaviour", Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, doi: 10.1002/2014GC005685, 2015.