Professor Andrew Watson
Royal Society Research Professor

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Key publications



Rushby AJ, Claire MW, Osborn H, Watson AJ (2013). Habitable zone lifetimes of exoplanets around main sequence stars. Astrobiology, 13(9), 833-849. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ, Ledwell JR, Messias MJ, King BA, Mackay N, Meredith MP, Mills B, Naveira Garabato AC (2013). Rapid cross-density ocean mixing at mid-depths in the Drake Passage measured by tracer release. Nature, 501(7467), 408-411. Abstract. DOI.
Goldblatt C, Watson AJ (2012). The runaway greenhouse: Implications for future climate change, geoengineering and planetary atmospheres. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 370(1974), 4197-4216. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ, Schuster U, Bakker DCE, Bates NR, Corbière A, González-Dávila M, Friedrich T, Hauck J, Heinze C, Johannessen T, et al (2009). Tracking the variable North Atlantic sink for atmospheric CO2. Science, 326(5958), 1391-1393. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Watson AJ (2008). Implications of an anthropic model of evolution for emergence of complex life and intelligence. Astrobiology, 8(1), 175-185. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

Publications by category


Books

Watson AJ, Lenton TM (2011). Revolutions that Made the Earth., Oxford University Press. Abstract.

Journal articles

Rushby, AJ, Johnson M, Mills BJW, Watson AJ, Claire MW (In Press). Long Term Planetary Habitability and the Carbonate-Silicate Cycle. Astrobiology Full text.
Rushby AJ, Johnson M, Mills BJW, Watson AJ, Claire MW (In Press). Long-term planetary habitability and the carbonate-silicate cycle. Astrobiology DOI.
Watson AJ, Lenton TM, Mills BJW (In Press). Ocean deoxygenation, the global phosphorus cycle, and the possibility of human-caused large-scale ocean anoxia. Philosophical Transactions A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences Full text.
Watson AJ (In Press). Oceans on the edge of anoxia. Science, 354(6319), 1529-1530. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Mackay N, Ledwell JR, Messias MJ, Naveira Garabato AC, Brearley JA, Meijers AJS, Jones DC, Watson AJ (2018). Diapycnal Mixing in the Southern Ocean Diagnosed Using the DIMES Tracer and Realistic Velocity Fields. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 123(4), 2615-2634. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Le Quéré C, Andrew RM, Friedlingstein P, Sitch S, Pongratz J, Manning AC, Ivar Korsbakken J, Peters GP, Canadell JG, Jackson RB, et al (2018). Global Carbon Budget 2017. Earth System Science Data, 10(1), 405-448. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Sims RP, Schuster U, Watson AJ, Yang MX, Hopkins FE, Stephens J, Bell TG (2017). A measurement system for vertical seawater profiles close to the air-sea interface. OCEAN SCIENCE, 13(5), 649-660. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Shepherd JG, Brewer PG, Oschlies A, Watson AJ (2017). Ocean ventilation and deoxygenation in a warming world: Introduction and overview. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 375(2102). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Shepherd JG, Brewer PG, Oschlies A, Watson AJ (2017). Ocean ventilation and deoxygenation in a warming world: posters. Philos Trans a Math Phys Eng Sci, 375(2102). Author URL. DOI.
Bakker DCE, Pfeil B, Landa CS, Metzl N, O'Brien KM, Olsen A, Smith K, Cosca C, Harasawa S, Jones SD, et al (2016). A multi-decade record of high-quality fCO<inf>2</inf> data in version 3 of the Surface Ocean CO<inf>2</inf> Atlas (SOCAT). Earth System Science Data, 8(2), 383-413. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Brown PJ, Jullion L, Landschützer P, Bakker DCE, Naveira Garabato AC, Meredith MP, Torres-Valdés S, Watson AJ, Hoppema M, Loose B, et al (2015). Carbon dynamics of the Weddell Gyre, Southern Ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Boland EJD, Shuckburgh E, Haynes PH, Ledwell JR, Messias M-J, Watson AJ (2015). Estimating a Submesoscale Diffusivity Using a Roughness Measure Applied to a Tracer Release Experiment in the Southern Ocean. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY, 45(6), 1610-1631. Author URL. DOI.
Boland EJD, Shuckburgh E, Haynes PH, Ledwell JR, Messias MJ, Watson AJ (2015). Estimating a sub-mesoscale diffusivity using a roughness measure applied to a tracer release experiment in the Southern Ocean. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 45, 1610-1631. Full text. DOI.
Wolff EC, Shepherd JG, Shuckburgh E, Watson AJ (2015). Feedbacks on climate in the Earth system: Introduction. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 373(2054). DOI.
Watson AJ, Vallis GK, Nikurashin M (2015). Southern Ocean buoyancy forcing of ocean ventilation and glacial atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf>. Nature Geoscience, 8(11), 861-864. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Guallart EF, Schuster U, Fajar NM, Legge O, Brown P, Pelejero C, Messias MJ, Calvo E, Watson A, Ríos AF, et al (2015). Trends in anthropogenic CO<inf>2</inf>in water masses of the Subtropical North Atlantic Ocean. Progress in Oceanography, 131, 21-32. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Bakker DCE, Pfeil B, Smith K, Hankin S, Olsen A, Alin SR, Cosca C, Harasawa S, Kozyr A, Nojiri Y, et al (2014). An update to the surface ocean CO<inf>2</inf> atlas (SOCAT version 2). Earth System Science Data, 6(1), 69-90. Abstract. DOI.
Tulloch R, Ferrari R, Jahn O, Klocker A, Lacasce J, Ledwell JR, Marshall J, Messias MJ, Speer K, Watson A, et al (2014). Direct estimate of lateral eddy diffusivity upstream of drake passage. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 44(10), 2593-2616. Abstract. DOI.
Sheen KL, Garabato ACN, Brearley JA, Meredith MP, Polzin KL, Smeed DA, Forryan A, King BA, Sallée JB, St Laurent L, et al (2014). Eddy-induced variability in Southern Ocean abyssal mixing on climatic timescales. Nature Geoscience, 7(8), 577-582. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Schuster U, Watson AJ, Bakker DCE, De Boer AM, Jones EM, Lee GA, Legge O, Louwerse A, Riley J, Scally S, et al (2014). Measurements of total alkalinity and inorganic dissolved carbon in the Atlantic Ocean and adjacent Southern Ocean between 2008 and 2010. Earth System Science Data, 6(1), 175-183. Abstract. DOI.
Mills B, Lenton TM, Watson AJ (2014). Proterozoic oxygen rise linked to shifting balance between seafloor and terrestrial weathering. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 111(25), 9073-9078. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Watson AJ, Meredith MP, Marshall J (2014). The Southern Ocean, carbon and climate. Philos Trans a Math Phys Eng Sci, 372(2019). Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Pfeil B, Olsen A, Bakker DCE, Hankin S, Koyuk H, Kozyr A, Malczyk J, Manke A, Metzl N, Sabine CL, et al (2013). A uniform, quality controlled Surface Ocean CO<inf>2</inf> Atlas (SOCAT). Earth System Science Data, 5(1), 125-143. Abstract. DOI.
Rushby AJ, Claire MW, Osborn H, Watson AJ (2013). Habitable zone lifetimes of exoplanets around main sequence stars. Astrobiology, 13(9), 833-849. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ, Ledwell JR, Messias MJ, King BA, Mackay N, Meredith MP, Mills B, Naveira Garabato AC (2013). Rapid cross-density ocean mixing at mid-depths in the Drake Passage measured by tracer release. Nature, 501(7467), 408-411. Abstract. DOI.
Sheen KL, Brearley JA, Naveira Garabato AC, Smeed DA, Waterman S, Ledwell JR, Meredith MP, St Laurent L, Thurnherr AM, Toole JM, et al (2013). Rates and mechanisms of turbulent dissipation and mixing in the Southern Ocean: Results from the Diapycnal and Isopycnal Mixing Experiment in the Southern Ocean (DIMES). Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 118(6), 2774-2792. Abstract. DOI.
Sabine CL, Hankin S, Koyuk H, Bakker DCE, Pfeil B, Olsen A, Metzl N, Kozyr A, Fassbender A, Manke A, et al (2013). Surface Ocean CO<sup>2</sup> Atlas (SOCAT) gridded data products. Earth System Science Data, 5(1), 145-153. Abstract. DOI.
Rye CD, Messias MJ, Ledwell JR, Watson AJ, Brousseau A, King BA (2012). Diapycnal diffusivities from a tracer release experiment in the deep sea, integrated over 13 years. Geophysical Research Letters, 39(4). Abstract. DOI.
Jones EM, Bakker DCE, Venables HJ, Watson AJ (2012). Dynamic seasonal cycling of inorganic carbon downstream of South Georgia, Southern Ocean. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 59-60, 25-35. Abstract. DOI.
Goldblatt C, Watson AJ (2012). The runaway greenhouse: Implications for future climate change, geoengineering and planetary atmospheres. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 370(1974), 4197-4216. Abstract. DOI.
St Laurent L, Naveira Garabato AC, Ledwell JR, Thurnherr AM, Toole JM, Watson AJ (2012). Turbulence and diapycnal mixing in drake passage. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 42(12), 2143-2152. Abstract. DOI.
Clark JR, Daines S, Lenton TM, Watson AJ, Williams HTP (2011). Individual-based modelling of adaptation in marine microbial populations using genetically defined physiological parameters. Ecological Modelling
Watson AJ, Metzl N, Schuster U (2011). Monitoring and interpreting the ocean uptake of atmospheric CO2. Philos Trans a Math Phys Eng Sci, 369(1943), 1997-2008. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Boyle RA, Lenton TM, Watson AJ (2011). Symbiotic physiology promotes homeostasis in Daisyworld. J Theor Biol, 274(1), 170-182. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Mills B, Watson AJ, Goldblatt C, Boyle R, Lenton TM (2011). Timing of Neoproterozoic glaciations linked to transport-limited global weathering. NATURE GEOSCIENCE, 4(12), 861-864. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
De Boer AM, Watson AJ, Edwards NR, Oliver KIC (2010). A multi-variable box model approach to the soft tissue carbon pump. Climate of the Past, 6(6), 827-841. Abstract. DOI.
Brown PJ, Bakker DCE, Schuster U, Watson AJ (2010). Anthropogenic carbon accumulation in the subtropical North Atlantic. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 115(4). Abstract. DOI.
De Boer AM, Gnanadesikan A, Edwards NR, Watson AJ (2010). Meridional density gradients do not control the Atlantic overturning circulation. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 40(2), 368-380. Abstract. DOI.
Jones EM, Bakker DCE, Venables HJ, Whitehouse MJ, Korb RE, Watson AJ (2010). Rapid changes in surface water carbonate chemistry during Antarctic sea ice melt. Tellus, Series B: Chemical and Physical Meteorology, 62(5), 621-635. Abstract. DOI.
Goldblatt C, Lenton TM, Watson AJ (2009). An evaluation of the long-wave radiative transfer code used in the Met Office Unified Model. QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY, 135(640), 619-633. Author URL. DOI.
Takahashi T, Sutherland SC, Wanninkhof R, Sweeney C, Feely RA, Chipman DW, Hales B, Friederich G, Chavez F, Sabine C, et al (2009). Climatological mean and decadal change in surface ocean pCO<inf>2</inf>, and net sea-air CO<inf>2</inf> flux over the global oceans. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 56(8-10), 554-577. Abstract. DOI.
Takahashi T, Sutherland SC, Wanninkhof R, Sweeney C, Feely RA, Chipman DW, Hales B, Friederich G, Chavez F, Sabine C, et al (2009). Corrigendum to "Climatological mean and decadal change in surface ocean pCO<inf>2</inf>, and net sea-air CO<inf>2</inf> flux over the global oceans" [Deep Sea Res. II 56 (2009) 554-577] (DOI:10.1016/j.dsr2.2008.12.009). Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 56(11), 2075-2076. DOI.
Telszewski M, Chazottes A, Schuster U, Watson AJ, Moulin C, Bakker DCE, González-Dávila M, Johannessen T, Körtzinger A, Lüger H, et al (2009). Estimating the monthly pCO<inf>2</inf>distribution in the north Atlantic using a self-organizing neural network. Biogeosciences, 6(8), 1405-1421. Abstract. DOI.
Goldblatt C, Claire MW, Lenton TM, Matthews AJ, Watson AJ, Zahnle KJ (2009). Nitrogen-enhanced greenhouse warming on early Earth. NATURE GEOSCIENCE, 2(12), 891-896. Author URL. DOI.
Watson AJ, Schuster U, Bakker DCE, Bates NR, Corbière A, González-Dávila M, Friedrich T, Hauck J, Heinze C, Johannessen T, et al (2009). Tracking the variable North Atlantic sink for atmospheric CO2. Science, 326(5958), 1391-1393. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Schuster U, Watson AJ, Bates NR, Corbiere A, Gonzalez-Davila M, Metzl N, Pierrot D, Santana-Casiano M (2009). Trends in North Atlantic sea-surface fCO<inf>2</inf>from 1990 to 2006. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 56(8-10), 620-629. Abstract. DOI.
Oliver KIC, Eldevik T, Stevens DP, Watson AJ (2008). A Greenland Sea perspective on the dynamics of postconvective Eddies. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 38(12), 2755-2771. Abstract. DOI.
Jickells TD, Liss PS, Broadgate W, Turner S, Kettle AJ, Read J, Baker J, Cardenas LM, Carse F, Hamren-Larssen M, et al (2008). A Lagrangian biogeochemical study of an eddy in the Northeast Atlantic. Progress in Oceanography, 76(3), 366-398. Abstract. DOI.
Hardman-Mountford NJ, Moore G, Bakker DCE, Watson AJ, Schuster U, Barciela R, Hines A, Moncoiffe G, Brown J, Dye S, et al (2008). An operational monitoring system to provide indicators of CO(2)-related variables in the ocean. ICES JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE, 65(8), 1498-1503. Author URL. DOI.
Watson AJ (2008). Certainty and uncertainty in climate change predictions: What use are climate models?. Environmental and Resource Economics, 39(1), 37-44. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ, Boyd PW, Turner SM, Jickells TD, Liss PS (2008). Designing the next generation of ocean iron fertilization experiments. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 364, 303-309. Abstract. DOI.
Buesseler KO, Doney SC, Karl DM, Boyd PW, Caldeira K, Chai F, Coale KH, De Baar HJW, Falkowski PG, Johnson KS, et al (2008). Environment: Ocean iron fertilization - Moving forward in a sea of uncertainty. Science, 319(5860). Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ (2008). Implications of an anthropic model of evolution for emergence of complex life and intelligence. Astrobiology, 8(1), 175-185. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Manizza M, Le Quéré C, Watson AJ, Buitenhuis ET (2008). Ocean biogeochemical response to phytoplankton-light feedback in a global model. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 113(10). Abstract. DOI.
Messias MJ, Watson AJ, Johannessen T, Oliver KIC, Olsson KA, Fogelqvist E, Olafsson J, Bacon S, Balle J, Bergman N, et al (2008). The Greenland Sea tracer experiment 1996-2002: Horizontal mixing and transport of Greenland Sea Intermediate Water. Progress in Oceanography, 78(1), 85-105. Abstract. DOI.
Marnela M, Rudels B, Olsson KA, Anderson LG, Jeansson E, Torres DJ, Messias MJ, Swift JH, Watson AJ (2008). Transports of Nordic Seas water masses and excess SF<inf>6</inf> through Fram Strait to the Arctic Ocean. Progress in Oceanography, 78(1), 1-11. Abstract. DOI.
Schuster U, Watson AJ (2007). A variable and decreasing sink for atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf> in the North Atlantic. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 112(11). Abstract. DOI.
Caldeira K, Archer D, Barry JP, Bellerby RGJ, Brewer PG, Cao L, Dickson AG, Doney SC, Elderfield H, Fabry VJ, et al (2007). Comment on "Modern-age buildup of CO<inf>2</inf> and its effects on seawater acidity and salinity" by Hugo A. Loáiciga. Geophysical Research Letters, 34(18). DOI.
Ridgwell A, Hargreaves JC, Edwards NR, Annan JD, Lenton TM, Marsh R, Yool A, Watson A (2007). Marine geochemical data assimilation in an efficient Earth System Model of global biogeochemical cycling. BIOGEOSCIENCES, 4(1), 87-104. Author URL. DOI.
Boyd PW, Jickells T, Law CS, Blain S, Boyle EA, Buesseler KO, Coale KH, Cullen JJ, De Baar HJW, Follows M, et al (2007). Mesoscale iron enrichment experiments 1993-2005: Synthesis and future directions. Science, 315(5812), 612-617. Abstract. DOI.
Garabato ACN, Stevens DP, Watson AJ, Roether W (2007). Short-circuiting of the overturning circulation in the Antarctic Circumpolar Current. Nature, 447(7141), 194-197. Abstract. DOI.
Bakker DCE, Nielsdóttir MC, Morris PJ, Venables HJ, Watson AJ (2007). The island mass effect and biological carbon uptake for the subantarctic Crozet Archipelago. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 54(18-20), 2174-2190. Abstract. DOI.
Goldblatt C, Lenton TM, Watson AJ (2006). Bistability of atmospheric oxygen and the Great Oxidation. Nature, 443(7112), 683-686. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Bakker DCE, Boyd PW, Abraham ER, Charette MA, Gall MP, Hall JA, Law CS, Nodder SD, Safi K, Singleton DJ, et al (2006). Matching carbon pools and fluxes for the Southern Ocean Iron Release Experiment (SOIREE). Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 53(12), 1941-1960. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ, Naveira Garabato AC (2006). The role of Southern Ocean mixing and upwelling in glacial-interglacial atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf>change. Tellus, Series B: Chemical and Physical Meteorology, 58(1), 73-87. Abstract. DOI.
Lefèvre N, Watson AJ, Watson AR (2005). A comparison of multiple regression and neural network techniques for mapping in situ pCO<inf>2</inf>data. Tellus, Series B: Chemical and Physical Meteorology, 57(5), 375-384. Abstract. DOI.
Manizza M, Le Quéré C, Watson AJ, Buitenhuis ET (2005). Bio-optical feedbacks among phytoplankton, upper ocean physics and sea-ice in a global model. Geophysical Research Letters, 32(5), 1-4. Abstract. DOI.
Oliver KIC, Watson AJ, Stevens DP (2005). Can limited ocean mixing buffer rapid climate change?. Tellus, Series A: Dynamic Meteorology and Oceanography, 57(4), 676-690. Abstract. DOI.
Le Quere C, Harrison SP, Prentice IC, Buitenhuis ET, Aumont O, Bopp L, Claustre H, Da Cunha LC, Geider R, Giraud X, et al (2005). Ecosystem dynamics based on plankton functional types for global ocean biogeochemistry models. GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY, 11(11), 2016-2040. Author URL. DOI.
Le Quéré C, Harrison SP, Prentice IC, Buitenhuis ET, Aumont O, Bopp L, Claustre H, Cotrim Da Cunha L, Geider R, Giraud X, et al (2005). Ecosystem dynamics based on plankton functional types for global ocean biogeochemistry models. Global Change Biology, 11(11), 2016-2040. Abstract. DOI.
Olsson KA, Jeansson E, Anderson LG, Hansen B, Eldevik T, Kristiansen R, Messias MJ, Johannessen T, Watson AJ (2005). Intermediate water from the Greenland Sea in the Faroe Bank Channel: Spreading of released sulphur hexafluoride. Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 52(2), 279-294. Abstract. DOI.
Bakker DCE, Bozec Y, Nightingale PD, Goldson L, Messias MJ, de Baar HJW, Liddicoat M, Skjelvan I, Strass V, Watson AJ, et al (2005). Iron and mixing affect biological carbon uptake in SOIREE and EisenEx, two Southern Ocean iron fertilisation experiments. DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART I-OCEANOGRAPHIC RESEARCH PAPERS, 52(6), 1001-1019. Author URL. DOI.
Wolff E, Kull C, Chappellaz J, Fischer H, Miller H, Stocker TF, Watson AJ, Flower B, Joos F, Köhler P, et al (2005). Modeling past atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf>: Results of a challenge. Eos, 86(38). DOI.
Ríos AF, Pérez FF, Álvarez M, Mintrop L, González-Dávila M, Santana Casiano JM, Lefèvre N, Watson AJ (2005). Seasonal sea-surface carbon dioxide in the Azores area. Marine Chemistry, 96(1-2), 35-51. Abstract. DOI.
Bozec Y, Bakker DCE, Hartmann C, Thomas H, Bellerby RGJ, Nightingale PD, Riebesell U, Watson AJ, de Baar HJW (2005). The CO2 system in a Redfield context during an iron enrichment experiment in the Southern Ocean. MARINE CHEMISTRY, 95(1-2), 89-105. Author URL. DOI.
Levèvre N, Watson AJ, Olsen A, Ríos AF, Pérez FF, Johannessen T (2004). A decrease in the sink for atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf>in the North Atlantic. Geophysical Research Letters, 31(7). Abstract. DOI.
Liss PS, Chuck AL, Turner SM, Watson AJ (2004). Air-sea gas exchange in Antarctic waters. Antarctic Science, 16(4), 517-529. Abstract. DOI.
Lenton TM, Watson AJ (2004). Biotic enhancement of weathering, atmospheric oxygen and carbon dioxide in the Neoproterozoic. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 31(5). Author URL. DOI.
Bergman NM, Lenton TM, Watson AJ (2004). COPSE: a new model of biogeochemical cycling over Phanerozoic time. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SCIENCE, 304(5), 397-437. Author URL. DOI.
Naveira Garabato AC, Oliver KIC, Watson AJ, Messias MJ (2004). Turbulent diapycnal mixing in the Nordic seas. Journal of Geophysical Research C: Oceans, 109(12), 1-9. Abstract. DOI.
Ridgwell AJ, Watson AJ, Maslin MA, Kaplan JO (2003). Implications of coral reef buildup for the controls on atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf> since the Last Glacial Maximum. Paleoceanography, 18(4). Abstract. DOI.
Law CS, Abraham ER, Watson AJ, Liddicoat MI (2003). Vertical eddy diffusion and nutrient supply to the surface mixed layer of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current. Journal of Geophysical Research C: Oceans, 108(8), 28-21. Abstract.
Ridgwell AJ, Watson AJ (2002). Feedback between aeolian dust, climate and atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf> in glacial time. Paleoceanography, 17(4), 11-11. Abstract.
Gascard J-C, Watson AJ, Messias M-J, Olsson KA, Johannessen T, Simonsen K (2002). Long-lived vortices as a mode of deep ventilation in the Greenland Sea. Nature, 416(6880), 525-527. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Ridgwell AJ, Watson AJ, Archer DE (2002). Modeling the response of the oceanic Si inventory to perturbation, and consequences for atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf>. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 16(4), 19-11. Abstract.
Ridgwell AJ, Maslin MA, Watson AJ (2002). Reduced effectiveness of terrestrial carbon sequestration due to an antagonistic response of ocean productivity. Geophysical Research Letters, 29(6). Abstract.
Law CS, Martin AP, Liddicoat MI, Watson AJ, Richards KJ, Woodward EMS (2001). A Lagrangian SF<inf>6</inf>tracer study of an anticyclonic eddy in the North Atlantic: Patch evolution, vertical mixing and nutrient supply to the mixed layer. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 48(4-5), 705-724. Abstract. DOI.
Meredith MP, Watson AJ, Van Scoy KA, Haine TWN (2001). Chlorofluorocarbon-derived formation rates of the deep and bottom waters of the Weddell Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 106(C2), 2899-2919. Abstract.
Law CS, Watson AJ (2001). Determination of Persian Gulf water transport and oxygen utilisation rates using SF<inf>6</inf> as a novel transient tracer. Geophysical Research Letters, 28(5), 815-818. Abstract. DOI.
Bakker D, Watson A (2001). Global change: a piece in the CO2 jigsaw. Nature, 410(6830), 765-766. Abstract. DOI.
Bakker DCE, Watson AJ, Law CS (2001). Southern Ocean iron enrichment promotes inorganic carbon drawdown. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 48(11-12), 2483-2507. Abstract. DOI.
Boyd PW, Watson AJ, Law CS, Abraham ER, Trull T, Murdoch R, Bakker DC, Bowie AR, Buesseler KO, Chang H, et al (2000). A mesoscale phytoplankton bloom in the polar Southern Ocean stimulated by iron fertilization. Nature, 407(6805), 695-702. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Watson AJ, Bakker DC, Ridgwell AJ, Boyd PW, Law CS (2000). Effect of iron supply on Southern Ocean CO2 uptake and implications for glacial atmospheric CO2. Nature, 407(6805), 730-733. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Nightingale PD, Malin G, Law CS, Watson AJ, Liss PS, Liddicoat MI, Boutin J, Upstill-Goddard RC (2000). In situ evaluation of air-sea gas exchange parameterizations using novel conservative and volatile tracers. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 14(1), 373-387. Abstract. DOI.
Mould JR, Ridgewell A, Gallagher JS, Bessell MS, Keller S, Calzetti D, Clarke JT, Trauger JT, Grillmair C, Ballester GE, et al (2000). Jet-induced star formation in Centaurus A. ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 536(1), 266-276. Author URL. DOI.
Watson AJ, Ledwell JR (2000). Oceanographic tracer release experiments using sulphur hexafluoride. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 105(C6), 14325-14337. Abstract.
Meredith MP, Locarnini RA, Van Scoy KA, Watson AJ, Heywood KJ, King BA (2000). On the sources of Weddell Gyre Antarctic Bottom Water. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 105(C1), 1093-1104. Abstract.
Lenton TM, Watson AJ (2000). Redfield revisited 1. Regulation of nitrate, phosphate, and oxygen in the ocean. GLOBAL BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES, 14(1), 225-248. Author URL. DOI.
Lenton TM, Watson AJ (2000). Redfield revisited 2. What regulates the oxygen content of the atmosphere?. GLOBAL BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES, 14(1), 249-268. Author URL. DOI.
Lefèvre N, Watson AJ, Cooper DJ, Weiss RF, Takahashi T, Sutherland SC (1999). Assessing the seasonality of the oceanic sink for CO<inf>2</inf>in the northern hemisphere. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 13(2), 273-286. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ (1999). Coevolution of the Earth's environment and life: Goldilocks, Gaia and the anthropic principle. Geological Society Special Publication, 150, 75-88. Abstract. DOI.
Ridgwell AJ, Watson AJ, Raymo ME (1999). Is the spectral signature of the 100 kyr glacial cycle consistent with a Milankovitch origin?. Paleoceanography, 14(4), 437-440. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ, Messias MJ, Fogelqvist E, Van Scoy KA, Johannessen T, Oliver KIC, Stevens DP, Rey F, Tanhua T, Olsson KA, et al (1999). Mixing and convection in the Greenland Sea from a tracer-release experiment. Nature, 401(6756), 902-904. Abstract. DOI.
Lefèvre N, Watson AJ (1999). Modeling the geochemical cycle of iron in the oceans and its impact on atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf>concentrations. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 13(3), 727-736. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ, Lefèvre N (1999). The sensitivity of atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf>concentrations to input of iron to the oceans. Tellus, Series B: Chemical and Physical Meteorology, 51(2), 453-460. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ (1998). Marine biological controls on climate via the carbon and sulphur geochemical cycles. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 353(1365), 41-51. Abstract. DOI.
Ledwell JR, Watson AJ, Law CS (1998). Mixing of a tracer in the pycnocline. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 103, 21499-21529. Abstract.
Stanton TP, Law CS, Watson AJ (1998). Physical evolution of the IronEx-I open ocean tracer patch. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 45(6), 947-975. Abstract. DOI.
Law CS, Watson AJ, Liddicoat MI, Stanton T (1998). Sulphur hexafluoride as a tracer of biogeochemical and physical processes in an open-ocean iron fertilisation experiment. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 45(6), 977-994. Abstract. DOI.
Haine TWN, Watson AJ, Liddicoat MI, Dickson RR (1998). The flow of Antarctic bottom water to the southwest Indian Ocean estimated using CFCs. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 103, 27637-27653. Abstract.
Lefèvre N, Moore G, Aiken J, Watson A, Cooper D, Ling R (1998). Variability of pCO<inf>2</inf> in the tropical Atlantic in 1995. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 103(C3), 5623-5634. Abstract.
Cooper DJ, Watson AJ, Ling RD (1998). Variation of P(CO<inf>2</inf>) along a North Atlantic shipping route (U.K. to the Caribbean): a year of automated observations. Marine Chemistry, 60(1-2), 147-164. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ (1997). Volcanic iron, CO<inf>2</inf>, ocean productivity and climate. Nature, 385(6617), 587-588. DOI.
Cooper DJ, Watson AJ, Nightingale PD (1996). Large decrease in ocean-surface CO2 fugacity in response to in situ iron fertilization. Nature, 383, 511-513. Abstract.
Meredith MP, Van Scoy KA, Watson AJ, Locarnini RA (1996). On the use of carbon tetrachloride as a transient tracer of Weddell Sea deep and bottom waters. Geophysical Research Letters, 23(21), 2943-2946. Abstract. DOI.
Robertson JE, Watson AJ (1995). A summer-time sink for atmospheric carbon dioxide in the Southern Ocean between 88°W and 80°E. Deep-Sea Research Part II, 42(4-5), 1081-1091. Abstract. DOI.
Haine TWN, Watson AJ, Liddicoat MI (1995). CHLOROFLUOROCARBON-113 IN THE NORTHEAST ATLANTIC. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 100, 10745-10753. Abstract.
Watson AJ, Nightingale PD, Cooper DJ (1995). MODELING ATMOSPHERE OCEAN CO2 TRANSFER. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences, 348, 125-132. Abstract.
Dauby P, Bale AJ, Bloomer N, Canon C, Ling RD, Norro A, Robertson JE, Simon A, Theate JM, Watson AJ, et al (1995). PARTICLE FLUXES OVER a MEDITERRANEAN SEAGRASS BED - a ONE-YEAR CASE-STUDY. Marine Ecology-Progress Series, 126, 233-246. Abstract.
Vanscoy KA, Morris KP, Robertson JE, Watson AJ (1995). THERMAL SKIN-EFFECT AND THE AIR-SEA FLUX OF CARBON-DIOXIDE - a SEASONAL HIGH-RESOLUTION ESTIMATE. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 9, 253-262. Abstract.
Law CS, Watson AJ, Liddicoat MI (1994). Automated vacuum analysis of sulphur hexafluoride in seawater: derivation of the atmospheric trend (1970-1993) and potential as a transient tracer. Marine Chemistry, 48(1), 57-69. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ, Law CS, Van Scoy KA, Millero FJ, Yao W, Friederich GE, Liddicoat MI, Wanninkhof RH, Barber RT, Coale KH, et al (1994). Minimal effect of iron fertilization on sea-surface carbon dioxide concentrations. Nature, 371(6493), 143-145. Abstract. DOI.
MARTIN JH, COALE KH, JOHNSON KS, FITZWATER SE, GORDON RM, TANNER SJ, HUNTER CN, ELROD VA, NOWICKI JL, COLEY TL, et al (1994). TESTING THE IRON HYPOTHESIS IN ECOSYSTEMS OF THE EQUATORIAL PACIFIC-OCEAN. NATURE, 371(6493), 123-129. Author URL. DOI.
Robertson JE, Robinson C, Turner DR, Holligan P, Watson AJ, Boyd P, Fernandez E, Finch M (1994). The impact of a coccolithophore bloom on oceanic carbon uptake in the northeast Atlantic during summer 1991. Deep-Sea Research Part I, 41(2), 297-314. Abstract. DOI.
Robertson JE, Watson AJ, Langdon C, Ling RD, Wood JW (1993). Diurnal variation in surface pCO<inf>2</inf> and O<inf>2</inf> at 60°N, 20°W in the North Atlantic. Deep-Sea Research Part II, 40(1-2), 409-422. Abstract. DOI.
Ledwell JR, Watson AJ, Law CS (1993). Evidence for slow mixing across the pycnocline from an open-ocean tracer-release experiment. Nature, 364(6439), 701-703. Abstract. DOI.
Upstillgoddard RC, Watson AJ, Liss PS (1993). THE GAS TRANSFER VELOCITY - WIND-SPEED RELATIONSHIP AT SIBLYBACK LAKE - REPLY. Tellus Series B-Chemical and Physical Meteorology, 45, 299-300.
Liss PS, Watson AJ, Liddicoat MI, Malin G, Nightingale PD, Turner SM, Upstillgoddard RC (1993). TRACE GASES AND AIR-SEA EXCHANGES. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series a-Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences, 343, 531-541. Abstract.
WATSON A (1992). BALANCING THE CARBON BUDGET. NATURE, 356(6370), 561-561. Author URL. DOI.
WATSON A (1992). CARBON-DIOXIDE - CONVEYING THAT SINKING FEELING. NATURE, 356(6370), 561-562. Author URL. DOI.
Watson A (1992). Conveying that sinking feeling. Nature, 356(6370), 561-562. DOI.
Watson A (1992). Desert soils. Developments in Earth Surface Processes, 2(C), 225-260. DOI.
Watson A (1992). Desert soils. Weathering, soils and paleosols, 225-260. Abstract.
Savidge G, Turner DR, Burkill PH, Watson AJ, Angel MV, Pingree RD, Leach H, Richards KJ (1992). The BOFS 1990 spring bloom experiment: Temporal evolution and spatial variability of the hydrographic field. Progress in Oceanography, 29(3), 235-281. Abstract. DOI.
Taylor AH, Watson AJ, Robertson JE (1992). The influence of the spring phytoplankton bloom on carbon dioxide and oxygen concentrations in the surface waters of the northeast Atlantic during 1989. Deep Sea Research Part A, Oceanographic Research Papers, 39(2), 137-152. Abstract. DOI.
Robertson JE, Watson AJ (1992). Thermal skin effect of the surface ocean and its implications for CO<sup>2</sup>uptake. Nature, 358(6389), 738-740. Abstract. DOI.
Wanninkhof R, Ledwell JR, Watson AJ (1991). ANALYSIS OF SULFUR-HEXAFLUORIDE IN SEAWATER. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 96, 8733-8740. Abstract.
Watson AJ, Upstill-Goddard RC, Liss PS (1991). Air-sea gas exchange in rough and stormy seas measured by a dual-tracer technique. Nature, 349(6305), 145-147. Abstract. DOI.
Watson A, Goudie A, Williams DP, Dardis GF (1991). Comment and Reply on "Late Holocene erosion and colluvium deposition in Swaziland". Geology, 19(8), 862-864. DOI.
Watson AJ, Robinson C, Robertson JE, Williams PJLB, Fasham MJR (1991). Erratum: Spatial variability in the sink for atmospheric carbon dioxide in the North Atlantic (Nature (1991) 350 (50-53)). Nature, 350(6315). DOI.
Ledwell JR, Watson AJ, Doherty KW, Berelson WM (1991). INTEGRATING SAMPLERS FOR THE DEEP-SEA. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 96, 8727-8732. Abstract.
WATSON A, GOUDIE A, WILLIAMS DP (1991). LATE HOLOCENE EROSION AND COLLUVIUM DEPOSITION IN SWAZILAND - COMMENT. GEOLOGY, 19(8), 862-863. Author URL. DOI.
Watson AJ, Robinson C, Robinson JE, Le PJ, Fasham MJR (1991). Spatial variability in the sink for atmospheric carbon dioxide in the North Atlantic. Nature, 350(6313), 50-53. Abstract. DOI.
Upstill-Goddard RC, Watson AJ, Wood J, Liddicoat MI (1991). Sulphur hexafluoride and helium-3 as sea-water tracers: deployment techniques and continuous underway analysis for sulphur hexafluoride. Analytica Chimica Acta, 249(2), 555-562. Abstract. DOI.
Ledwell JR, Watson AJ (1991). THE SANTA-MONICA BASIN TRACER EXPERIMENT - a STUDY OF DIAPYCNAL AND ISOPYCNIC MIXING. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 96, 8695-8718. Abstract.
Watson AJ, Ledwell JR, Sutherland SC (1991). THE SANTA-MONICA BASIN TRACER EXPERIMENT - COMPARISON OF RELEASE METHODS AND PERFORMANCE OF PERFLUORODECALIN AND SULFUR-HEXAFLUORIDE. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 96, 8719-8725. Abstract.
Dickson RR, Gmitrowicz EM, Watson AJ (1990). Deep-water renewal in the northern North Atlantic. Nature, 344(6269), 848-850. Abstract. DOI.
Upstill-Goddard RC, Watson AJ, Liss PS, Liddicoat MI (1990). Gas transfer velocities in lakes measured with SF<inf>6</inf>. Tellus, Series B, 42 B(4), 364-377. Abstract.
Upstillgoddard RC, Watson AJ, Liss PS, Liddicoat MI (1990). Gas transfer velocities in lakes measured with sulfur hexafluoride. Tellus Series B-Chemical and Physical Meteorology, 42, 364-377. DOI.
Watts SF, Brimblecombe P, Watson AJ (1990). Methanesulphonic acid, dimethyl sulphoxide and dimethyl sulphone in aerosols. Atmospheric Environment Part A, General Topics, 24(2), 353-359. Abstract. DOI.
Watson A (1990). The control of blowing sand and mobile desert dunes. Techniques for desert reclamation, 35-85. Abstract.
Watson AJ, Lovelock JE (1989). Accurate numerical solutions for Daisyworld Reply. TELLUS SERIES B-CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL METEOROLOGY, 41(4), 483-483. Author URL. DOI.
Watson A (1989). Desert crusts and rock varnish. Arid zone geomorphology, 25-55. Abstract.
Watson A (1989). Windflow characteristics and aeolian entrainment. Arid zone geomorphology, 209-231. Abstract.
Watson AJ (1988). Coming to grips with the variability of surface water chemistry. Applied Geochemistry, 3(1), 105-105. DOI.
Watson A (1988). Desert gypsum crusts as palaeoenvironmental indicators: a micropetrographic study of crusts from southern Tunisia and the central Namib Desert. Journal of Arid Environments, 15(1), 19-42. Abstract.
Watson AJ, Ledwell JR (1988). PURPOSEFULLY RELEASED TRACERS. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series a-Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences, 325, 189-200.
Ledwell JR, Watson AJ (1988). The use of Deliberately Injected Tracers for the Study of Diapycnal Mixing in the Ocean. Elsevier Oceanography Series, 46(C), 11-20. Abstract. DOI.
WATSON A (1987). GLOBAL TROPOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY - a PLAN FOR ACTION - DUCE,R. INTERDISCIPLINARY SCIENCE REVIEWS, 12(1), 89-90. Author URL.
Watts SF, Watson A, Brimblecombe P (1987). Measurements of the aerosol concentrations of methanesulphonic acid, dimethyl sulphoxide and dimethyl sulphone in the marine atmosphere of the British Isles. Atmospheric Environment (1967), 21(12), 2667-2672. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ, Liddicoat MI, Ledwell JR (1987). PERFLUORODECALIN AND SULFUR-HEXAFLUORIDE AS PURPOSEFUL MARINE TRACERS - SOME DEPLOYMENT AND ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES. Deep-Sea Research Part a-Oceanographic Research Papers, 34, 19-31.
Watson A, Price Williams D, Goudie A (1987). Reply to "Is gullying associated with highly sodic colluvium? Further comment to the environmental interpretation of southern African dongas". Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 58(1-2), 123-128. DOI.
WATSON A (1987). THE EVOLUTION OF THE BIOSPHERE - BUDYKO,MI. NATURE, 326(6114), 651-652. Author URL. DOI.
WATSON A (1987). Variations in wind velocity and sand transport on the windward flanks of desert sand dunes. Sedimentology, 34(3), 511-520. DOI.
Ledwell JR, Watson AJ, Broecker WS (1986). A DELIBERATE TRACER EXPERIMENT IN SANTA-MONICA BASIN. Nature, 323, 322-324.
Watson A (1986). Grain-size variations on a longitudinal dune and a barchan dune. Sedimentary Geology, 46(1-2), 49-66. Abstract. DOI.
Pye K, Goudie AS, Watson A (1986). Petrological influence on differential weathering and inselberg development in the Kora area of central Kenya. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 11(1), 41-52. Abstract. DOI.
Watson A (1986). The origin and geomorphological significance of closed depressions in the Lubombo Mountains of Swaziland. Geographical Journal, 152(1), 65-74. Abstract. DOI.
Pye K, Goudie AS, Watson A (1985). An introduction to the physical geography of the Kora area, central Kenya. Geographical Journal, 151(2), 168-181. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ, Whitfield M (1985). COMPOSITION OF PARTICLES IN THE GLOBAL OCEAN. Deep-Sea Research Part a-Oceanographic Research Papers, 32, 1023-1039.
Watson A, Williams DP (1985). Early Pleistocene river gravels in Swaziland and their geomorphological and structural significance. Zeitschrift fur Geomorphologie, 29(1), 71-87. Abstract.
Watson A, Pye K (1985). Pseudokarstic micro-relief and other weathering features on the Mswati Granite ( Swaziland). Zeitschrift fur Geomorphologie, 29(3), 285-300. Abstract.
Watson AJ, Liddicoat MI (1985). Recent history of atmospheric trace gas concentrations deduced from measurements in the deep sea: Application to sulphur hexafluoride and carbon tetrachloride. Atmospheric Environment (1967), 19(9), 1477-1484. Abstract. DOI.
Watson A (1985). Reply to comment on "the palaeoenvironmental interpretation of colluvial sediments and palaeosols of the late pleistocene hypothermal in Southern Africa". Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 52(1-2), 161-163. DOI.
WATSON A (1985). Structure, chemistry and origins of gypsum crusts in southern Tunisia and the central Namib Desert. Sedimentology, 32(6), 855-875. Abstract. DOI.
Watson A (1985). The control of wind blown sand and moving dunes: a review of the methods of sand control in deserts, with observations from Saudi Arabia. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology, 18(3), 237-252. Abstract.
Goudie AS, Watson A (1984). Rock block monitoring of rapid salt weathering in southern Tunisia. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 9(1), 95-98. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ, Donahue TM, Kuhn WR (1984). TEMPERATURES IN a RUNAWAY GREENHOUSE ON THE EVOLVING VENUS - IMPLICATIONS FOR WATER-LOSS. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 68, 1-6.
Goudie A, Pye K, Watson A (1984). The island hills of Kora. Geographical Magazine(September), 478-481. Abstract.
Watson A, Price Williams D, Goudie AS (1984). The palaeoenvironmental interpretation of colluvial sediments and palaeosols of the late pleistocene hypothermal in Southern Africa. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 45(3-4), 225-249. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ, Lovelock JE (1983). Biological homeostatis of the global environment: the parable of Daisyworld. Tellus, Series B, 35 B(4), 284-289. Abstract.
Watson A (1983). Evaporite sedimentation in non-marine environments. Chemical sediments and geomorphology, 163-185. Abstract.
Watson A (1983). Gypsum crusts. Chemical sediments and geomorphology, 133-161. Abstract.
Price Williams D, Watson A, Goudie AS, Hooker RM (1982). Late Quaternary sediments and climatic change in Swaziland. Palaeoecology of Africa, vol. 15. Proc. 6th conference Southern African Society for Quaternary Research, Pretoria, 1981, 117-118. Abstract.
Williams DP, Watson A (1982). New observations on the prehistory and palaeoclimate of the Late Pleistocene in southern Africa. World Archaeology, 13(3), 372-381. Abstract. DOI.
Williams DP, Watson A, Goudie AS (1982). Quaternary colluvial stratigraphy, archaeological sequences and palaeoenvironment in Swaziland, southern Africa. Geographical Journal, 148(1), 50-67. Abstract. DOI.
Hunten DM, Watson AJ (1982). Stability of Pluto's atmosphere. Icarus, 51(3), 665-667. Abstract. DOI.
Lovelock JE, Watson AJ (1982). The regulation of carbon dioxide and climate: Gaia or geochemistry. Planetary and Space Science, 30(8), 795-802. Abstract. DOI.
Donahue TM, Hoffman JH, Hodges RR, Watson AJ (1982). Venus was wet - a measurement of the ratio of deuterium to hydrogen. Science, 216, 630-633.
Watson AJ, Ball GL, Stedman DH (1981). Enhancement of electron capture of chlorocarbons by iodination. Analytical Chemistry, 53, 132-134.
Watson AJ, Donahue TM, Walker JCG (1981). The dynamics of a rapidly escaping atmosphere - applications to the evolution of Earth and Venus. Icarus, 48, 150-166.
Watson AJ, Lovelock JE, Margulis L (1980). Authors' reply. BioSystems, 12(1-2), 124-125. DOI.
Goudie A, Watson A (1980). Desert geomorphology. Desert geomorphology. Abstract.
Watson AJ, Donahue TM, Stedman DH, Knollenberg RG, Ragent B, Blamont J (1979). Oxides of nitrogen and the clouds of Venus. Geophysical Research Letters, 6, 743-746.
Lovelock JE, Watson AJ (1978). Electron-capture detector. Theory and practice II. Journal of Chromatography A, 158(C), 123-138.
WATSON A, LOVELOCK JE, MARGULIS L (1978). METHANOGENESIS, FIRES AND THE REGULATION OF ATMOSPHERIC OXYGEN. BIOSYSTEMS, 10(4), 293-298. Author URL. DOI.

Chapters

Watson AJ, Lovelock JE (2013). The dependence of flame spread and probability of ignition on atmospheric oxygen concentration: an experimental investigation. In Belcher CM (Ed) Fire Phenomena and the Earth System, Wiley Interscience, 273-287.
Lenton TM (2004). Gaia. In Steffen W, Jager J, Matson P, III BM, Oldfield F, Richardson K, Sanderson A, Schellnhuber J, II BLT, Tyson P (Eds.) Global Change and the Earth System: a Planet Under Pressure, Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

Conferences

Clark JR, Williams HTP, Lenton TM, Watson AJ (2009). Agent-based modelling of Archean biogeochemistry and the Great Oxidation.  Author URL.
Goldblatt C, Watson AJ, Lenton TM (2009). Bistability of Atmospheric Oxygen and the Great Oxidation: Implications for Life Detection.  Author URL.
Goldblatt C, Matthews AJ, Claire M, Lenton TM, Watson AJ, Zahnle KJ (2009). There was probably more nitrogen in the Archean atmosphere - This would have helped resolve the Faint Young Sun paradox.  Author URL.
Goldblatt C, Lenton TM, Watson AJ (2007). Bistability of atmospheric oxygen and the Great Oxidation.  Author URL.
Watson AJ (1994). Are upwelling zones sources or sinks of CO2?. Dahlem Workshop on Upwelling in the Ocean - Modern Processes and Ancient Records.  Abstract.
WATSON A, LISS P, DUCE R (1991). DESIGN OF a SMALL-SCALE INSITU IRON FERTILIZATION EXPERIMENT.  Author URL. DOI.

Reports

Society R (2005). Ocean acidification due to increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide: a Royal Society report. London. -60 pages.

Publications by year



In Press

Rushby, AJ, Johnson M, Mills BJW, Watson AJ, Claire MW (In Press). Long Term Planetary Habitability and the Carbonate-Silicate Cycle. Astrobiology Full text.
Rushby AJ, Johnson M, Mills BJW, Watson AJ, Claire MW (In Press). Long-term planetary habitability and the carbonate-silicate cycle. Astrobiology DOI.
Watson AJ, Lenton TM, Mills BJW (In Press). Ocean deoxygenation, the global phosphorus cycle, and the possibility of human-caused large-scale ocean anoxia. Philosophical Transactions A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences Full text.
Watson AJ (In Press). Oceans on the edge of anoxia. Science, 354(6319), 1529-1530. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.

2018

Mackay N, Ledwell JR, Messias MJ, Naveira Garabato AC, Brearley JA, Meijers AJS, Jones DC, Watson AJ (2018). Diapycnal Mixing in the Southern Ocean Diagnosed Using the DIMES Tracer and Realistic Velocity Fields. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 123(4), 2615-2634. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Le Quéré C, Andrew RM, Friedlingstein P, Sitch S, Pongratz J, Manning AC, Ivar Korsbakken J, Peters GP, Canadell JG, Jackson RB, et al (2018). Global Carbon Budget 2017. Earth System Science Data, 10(1), 405-448. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2017

Sims RP, Schuster U, Watson AJ, Yang MX, Hopkins FE, Stephens J, Bell TG (2017). A measurement system for vertical seawater profiles close to the air-sea interface. OCEAN SCIENCE, 13(5), 649-660. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Shepherd JG, Brewer PG, Oschlies A, Watson AJ (2017). Ocean ventilation and deoxygenation in a warming world: Introduction and overview. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 375(2102). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Shepherd JG, Brewer PG, Oschlies A, Watson AJ (2017). Ocean ventilation and deoxygenation in a warming world: posters. Philos Trans a Math Phys Eng Sci, 375(2102). Author URL. DOI.

2016

Bakker DCE, Pfeil B, Landa CS, Metzl N, O'Brien KM, Olsen A, Smith K, Cosca C, Harasawa S, Jones SD, et al (2016). A multi-decade record of high-quality fCO<inf>2</inf> data in version 3 of the Surface Ocean CO<inf>2</inf> Atlas (SOCAT). Earth System Science Data, 8(2), 383-413. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2015

Brown PJ, Jullion L, Landschützer P, Bakker DCE, Naveira Garabato AC, Meredith MP, Torres-Valdés S, Watson AJ, Hoppema M, Loose B, et al (2015). Carbon dynamics of the Weddell Gyre, Southern Ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Boland EJD, Shuckburgh E, Haynes PH, Ledwell JR, Messias M-J, Watson AJ (2015). Estimating a Submesoscale Diffusivity Using a Roughness Measure Applied to a Tracer Release Experiment in the Southern Ocean. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY, 45(6), 1610-1631. Author URL. DOI.
Boland EJD, Shuckburgh E, Haynes PH, Ledwell JR, Messias MJ, Watson AJ (2015). Estimating a sub-mesoscale diffusivity using a roughness measure applied to a tracer release experiment in the Southern Ocean. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 45, 1610-1631. Full text. DOI.
Wolff EC, Shepherd JG, Shuckburgh E, Watson AJ (2015). Feedbacks on climate in the Earth system: Introduction. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 373(2054). DOI.
Watson AJ, Vallis GK, Nikurashin M (2015). Southern Ocean buoyancy forcing of ocean ventilation and glacial atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf>. Nature Geoscience, 8(11), 861-864. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Guallart EF, Schuster U, Fajar NM, Legge O, Brown P, Pelejero C, Messias MJ, Calvo E, Watson A, Ríos AF, et al (2015). Trends in anthropogenic CO<inf>2</inf>in water masses of the Subtropical North Atlantic Ocean. Progress in Oceanography, 131, 21-32. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2014

Bakker DCE, Pfeil B, Smith K, Hankin S, Olsen A, Alin SR, Cosca C, Harasawa S, Kozyr A, Nojiri Y, et al (2014). An update to the surface ocean CO<inf>2</inf> atlas (SOCAT version 2). Earth System Science Data, 6(1), 69-90. Abstract. DOI.
Tulloch R, Ferrari R, Jahn O, Klocker A, Lacasce J, Ledwell JR, Marshall J, Messias MJ, Speer K, Watson A, et al (2014). Direct estimate of lateral eddy diffusivity upstream of drake passage. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 44(10), 2593-2616. Abstract. DOI.
Sheen KL, Garabato ACN, Brearley JA, Meredith MP, Polzin KL, Smeed DA, Forryan A, King BA, Sallée JB, St Laurent L, et al (2014). Eddy-induced variability in Southern Ocean abyssal mixing on climatic timescales. Nature Geoscience, 7(8), 577-582. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Schuster U, Watson AJ, Bakker DCE, De Boer AM, Jones EM, Lee GA, Legge O, Louwerse A, Riley J, Scally S, et al (2014). Measurements of total alkalinity and inorganic dissolved carbon in the Atlantic Ocean and adjacent Southern Ocean between 2008 and 2010. Earth System Science Data, 6(1), 175-183. Abstract. DOI.
Mills B, Lenton TM, Watson AJ (2014). Proterozoic oxygen rise linked to shifting balance between seafloor and terrestrial weathering. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 111(25), 9073-9078. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Watson AJ, Meredith MP, Marshall J (2014). The Southern Ocean, carbon and climate. Philos Trans a Math Phys Eng Sci, 372(2019). Author URL.  Full text. DOI.

2013

Pfeil B, Olsen A, Bakker DCE, Hankin S, Koyuk H, Kozyr A, Malczyk J, Manke A, Metzl N, Sabine CL, et al (2013). A uniform, quality controlled Surface Ocean CO<inf>2</inf> Atlas (SOCAT). Earth System Science Data, 5(1), 125-143. Abstract. DOI.
Rushby AJ, Claire MW, Osborn H, Watson AJ (2013). Habitable zone lifetimes of exoplanets around main sequence stars. Astrobiology, 13(9), 833-849. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ, Ledwell JR, Messias MJ, King BA, Mackay N, Meredith MP, Mills B, Naveira Garabato AC (2013). Rapid cross-density ocean mixing at mid-depths in the Drake Passage measured by tracer release. Nature, 501(7467), 408-411. Abstract. DOI.
Sheen KL, Brearley JA, Naveira Garabato AC, Smeed DA, Waterman S, Ledwell JR, Meredith MP, St Laurent L, Thurnherr AM, Toole JM, et al (2013). Rates and mechanisms of turbulent dissipation and mixing in the Southern Ocean: Results from the Diapycnal and Isopycnal Mixing Experiment in the Southern Ocean (DIMES). Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 118(6), 2774-2792. Abstract. DOI.
Sabine CL, Hankin S, Koyuk H, Bakker DCE, Pfeil B, Olsen A, Metzl N, Kozyr A, Fassbender A, Manke A, et al (2013). Surface Ocean CO<sup>2</sup> Atlas (SOCAT) gridded data products. Earth System Science Data, 5(1), 145-153. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ, Lovelock JE (2013). The dependence of flame spread and probability of ignition on atmospheric oxygen concentration: an experimental investigation. In Belcher CM (Ed) Fire Phenomena and the Earth System, Wiley Interscience, 273-287.

2012

Rye CD, Messias MJ, Ledwell JR, Watson AJ, Brousseau A, King BA (2012). Diapycnal diffusivities from a tracer release experiment in the deep sea, integrated over 13 years. Geophysical Research Letters, 39(4). Abstract. DOI.
Jones EM, Bakker DCE, Venables HJ, Watson AJ (2012). Dynamic seasonal cycling of inorganic carbon downstream of South Georgia, Southern Ocean. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 59-60, 25-35. Abstract. DOI.
Goldblatt C, Watson AJ (2012). The runaway greenhouse: Implications for future climate change, geoengineering and planetary atmospheres. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 370(1974), 4197-4216. Abstract. DOI.
St Laurent L, Naveira Garabato AC, Ledwell JR, Thurnherr AM, Toole JM, Watson AJ (2012). Turbulence and diapycnal mixing in drake passage. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 42(12), 2143-2152. Abstract. DOI.
Mills BJW (2012). Weathering pathways and limitations in biogeochemical models: Application to Earth system evolution.  Full text.

2011

Clark JR, Daines S, Lenton TM, Watson AJ, Williams HTP (2011). Individual-based modelling of adaptation in marine microbial populations using genetically defined physiological parameters. Ecological Modelling
Watson AJ, Metzl N, Schuster U (2011). Monitoring and interpreting the ocean uptake of atmospheric CO2. Philos Trans a Math Phys Eng Sci, 369(1943), 1997-2008. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Watson AJ, Lenton TM (2011). Revolutions that Made the Earth., Oxford University Press. Abstract.
Boyle RA, Lenton TM, Watson AJ (2011). Symbiotic physiology promotes homeostasis in Daisyworld. J Theor Biol, 274(1), 170-182. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Mills B, Watson AJ, Goldblatt C, Boyle R, Lenton TM (2011). Timing of Neoproterozoic glaciations linked to transport-limited global weathering. NATURE GEOSCIENCE, 4(12), 861-864. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.

2010

De Boer AM, Watson AJ, Edwards NR, Oliver KIC (2010). A multi-variable box model approach to the soft tissue carbon pump. Climate of the Past, 6(6), 827-841. Abstract. DOI.
Brown PJ, Bakker DCE, Schuster U, Watson AJ (2010). Anthropogenic carbon accumulation in the subtropical North Atlantic. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 115(4). Abstract. DOI.
De Boer AM, Gnanadesikan A, Edwards NR, Watson AJ (2010). Meridional density gradients do not control the Atlantic overturning circulation. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 40(2), 368-380. Abstract. DOI.
Jones EM, Bakker DCE, Venables HJ, Whitehouse MJ, Korb RE, Watson AJ (2010). Rapid changes in surface water carbonate chemistry during Antarctic sea ice melt. Tellus, Series B: Chemical and Physical Meteorology, 62(5), 621-635. Abstract. DOI.

2009

Clark JR, Williams HTP, Lenton TM, Watson AJ (2009). Agent-based modelling of Archean biogeochemistry and the Great Oxidation.  Author URL.
Goldblatt C, Lenton TM, Watson AJ (2009). An evaluation of the long-wave radiative transfer code used in the Met Office Unified Model. QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY, 135(640), 619-633. Author URL. DOI.
Goldblatt C, Watson AJ, Lenton TM (2009). Bistability of Atmospheric Oxygen and the Great Oxidation: Implications for Life Detection.  Author URL.
Takahashi T, Sutherland SC, Wanninkhof R, Sweeney C, Feely RA, Chipman DW, Hales B, Friederich G, Chavez F, Sabine C, et al (2009). Climatological mean and decadal change in surface ocean pCO<inf>2</inf>, and net sea-air CO<inf>2</inf> flux over the global oceans. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 56(8-10), 554-577. Abstract. DOI.
Takahashi T, Sutherland SC, Wanninkhof R, Sweeney C, Feely RA, Chipman DW, Hales B, Friederich G, Chavez F, Sabine C, et al (2009). Corrigendum to "Climatological mean and decadal change in surface ocean pCO<inf>2</inf>, and net sea-air CO<inf>2</inf> flux over the global oceans" [Deep Sea Res. II 56 (2009) 554-577] (DOI:10.1016/j.dsr2.2008.12.009). Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 56(11), 2075-2076. DOI.
Telszewski M, Chazottes A, Schuster U, Watson AJ, Moulin C, Bakker DCE, González-Dávila M, Johannessen T, Körtzinger A, Lüger H, et al (2009). Estimating the monthly pCO<inf>2</inf>distribution in the north Atlantic using a self-organizing neural network. Biogeosciences, 6(8), 1405-1421. Abstract. DOI.
Society R (2009). Geoengineering the climate: science, governance and uncertainty. Royal Society Report.
Goldblatt C, Claire MW, Lenton TM, Matthews AJ, Watson AJ, Zahnle KJ (2009). Nitrogen-enhanced greenhouse warming on early Earth. NATURE GEOSCIENCE, 2(12), 891-896. Author URL. DOI.
Goldblatt C, Matthews AJ, Claire M, Lenton TM, Watson AJ, Zahnle KJ (2009). There was probably more nitrogen in the Archean atmosphere - This would have helped resolve the Faint Young Sun paradox.  Author URL.
Watson AJ, Schuster U, Bakker DCE, Bates NR, Corbière A, González-Dávila M, Friedrich T, Hauck J, Heinze C, Johannessen T, et al (2009). Tracking the variable North Atlantic sink for atmospheric CO2. Science, 326(5958), 1391-1393. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Schuster U, Watson AJ, Bates NR, Corbiere A, Gonzalez-Davila M, Metzl N, Pierrot D, Santana-Casiano M (2009). Trends in North Atlantic sea-surface fCO<inf>2</inf>from 1990 to 2006. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 56(8-10), 620-629. Abstract. DOI.

2008

Oliver KIC, Eldevik T, Stevens DP, Watson AJ (2008). A Greenland Sea perspective on the dynamics of postconvective Eddies. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 38(12), 2755-2771. Abstract. DOI.
Jickells TD, Liss PS, Broadgate W, Turner S, Kettle AJ, Read J, Baker J, Cardenas LM, Carse F, Hamren-Larssen M, et al (2008). A Lagrangian biogeochemical study of an eddy in the Northeast Atlantic. Progress in Oceanography, 76(3), 366-398. Abstract. DOI.
Hardman-Mountford NJ, Moore G, Bakker DCE, Watson AJ, Schuster U, Barciela R, Hines A, Moncoiffe G, Brown J, Dye S, et al (2008). An operational monitoring system to provide indicators of CO(2)-related variables in the ocean. ICES JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE, 65(8), 1498-1503. Author URL. DOI.
Watson AJ (2008). Certainty and uncertainty in climate change predictions: What use are climate models?. Environmental and Resource Economics, 39(1), 37-44. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ, Boyd PW, Turner SM, Jickells TD, Liss PS (2008). Designing the next generation of ocean iron fertilization experiments. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 364, 303-309. Abstract. DOI.
Buesseler KO, Doney SC, Karl DM, Boyd PW, Caldeira K, Chai F, Coale KH, De Baar HJW, Falkowski PG, Johnson KS, et al (2008). Environment: Ocean iron fertilization - Moving forward in a sea of uncertainty. Science, 319(5860). Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ (2008). Implications of an anthropic model of evolution for emergence of complex life and intelligence. Astrobiology, 8(1), 175-185. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Manizza M, Le Quéré C, Watson AJ, Buitenhuis ET (2008). Ocean biogeochemical response to phytoplankton-light feedback in a global model. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 113(10). Abstract. DOI.
Messias MJ, Watson AJ, Johannessen T, Oliver KIC, Olsson KA, Fogelqvist E, Olafsson J, Bacon S, Balle J, Bergman N, et al (2008). The Greenland Sea tracer experiment 1996-2002: Horizontal mixing and transport of Greenland Sea Intermediate Water. Progress in Oceanography, 78(1), 85-105. Abstract. DOI.
Marnela M, Rudels B, Olsson KA, Anderson LG, Jeansson E, Torres DJ, Messias MJ, Swift JH, Watson AJ (2008). Transports of Nordic Seas water masses and excess SF<inf>6</inf> through Fram Strait to the Arctic Ocean. Progress in Oceanography, 78(1), 1-11. Abstract. DOI.

2007

Schuster U, Watson AJ (2007). A variable and decreasing sink for atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf> in the North Atlantic. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 112(11). Abstract. DOI.
Goldblatt C, Lenton TM, Watson AJ (2007). Bistability of atmospheric oxygen and the Great Oxidation.  Author URL.
Caldeira K, Archer D, Barry JP, Bellerby RGJ, Brewer PG, Cao L, Dickson AG, Doney SC, Elderfield H, Fabry VJ, et al (2007). Comment on "Modern-age buildup of CO<inf>2</inf> and its effects on seawater acidity and salinity" by Hugo A. Loáiciga. Geophysical Research Letters, 34(18). DOI.
Ridgwell A, Hargreaves JC, Edwards NR, Annan JD, Lenton TM, Marsh R, Yool A, Watson A (2007). Marine geochemical data assimilation in an efficient Earth System Model of global biogeochemical cycling. BIOGEOSCIENCES, 4(1), 87-104. Author URL. DOI.
Boyd PW, Jickells T, Law CS, Blain S, Boyle EA, Buesseler KO, Coale KH, Cullen JJ, De Baar HJW, Follows M, et al (2007). Mesoscale iron enrichment experiments 1993-2005: Synthesis and future directions. Science, 315(5812), 612-617. Abstract. DOI.
Garabato ACN, Stevens DP, Watson AJ, Roether W (2007). Short-circuiting of the overturning circulation in the Antarctic Circumpolar Current. Nature, 447(7141), 194-197. Abstract. DOI.
Bakker DCE, Nielsdóttir MC, Morris PJ, Venables HJ, Watson AJ (2007). The island mass effect and biological carbon uptake for the subantarctic Crozet Archipelago. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 54(18-20), 2174-2190. Abstract. DOI.

2006

Goldblatt C, Lenton TM, Watson AJ (2006). Bistability of atmospheric oxygen and the Great Oxidation. Nature, 443(7112), 683-686. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Bakker DCE, Boyd PW, Abraham ER, Charette MA, Gall MP, Hall JA, Law CS, Nodder SD, Safi K, Singleton DJ, et al (2006). Matching carbon pools and fluxes for the Southern Ocean Iron Release Experiment (SOIREE). Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 53(12), 1941-1960. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ, Naveira Garabato AC (2006). The role of Southern Ocean mixing and upwelling in glacial-interglacial atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf>change. Tellus, Series B: Chemical and Physical Meteorology, 58(1), 73-87. Abstract. DOI.

2005

Lefèvre N, Watson AJ, Watson AR (2005). A comparison of multiple regression and neural network techniques for mapping in situ pCO<inf>2</inf>data. Tellus, Series B: Chemical and Physical Meteorology, 57(5), 375-384. Abstract. DOI.
Manizza M, Le Quéré C, Watson AJ, Buitenhuis ET (2005). Bio-optical feedbacks among phytoplankton, upper ocean physics and sea-ice in a global model. Geophysical Research Letters, 32(5), 1-4. Abstract. DOI.
Oliver KIC, Watson AJ, Stevens DP (2005). Can limited ocean mixing buffer rapid climate change?. Tellus, Series A: Dynamic Meteorology and Oceanography, 57(4), 676-690. Abstract. DOI.
Le Quere C, Harrison SP, Prentice IC, Buitenhuis ET, Aumont O, Bopp L, Claustre H, Da Cunha LC, Geider R, Giraud X, et al (2005). Ecosystem dynamics based on plankton functional types for global ocean biogeochemistry models. GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY, 11(11), 2016-2040. Author URL. DOI.
Le Quéré C, Harrison SP, Prentice IC, Buitenhuis ET, Aumont O, Bopp L, Claustre H, Cotrim Da Cunha L, Geider R, Giraud X, et al (2005). Ecosystem dynamics based on plankton functional types for global ocean biogeochemistry models. Global Change Biology, 11(11), 2016-2040. Abstract. DOI.
Olsson KA, Jeansson E, Anderson LG, Hansen B, Eldevik T, Kristiansen R, Messias MJ, Johannessen T, Watson AJ (2005). Intermediate water from the Greenland Sea in the Faroe Bank Channel: Spreading of released sulphur hexafluoride. Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 52(2), 279-294. Abstract. DOI.
Bakker DCE, Bozec Y, Nightingale PD, Goldson L, Messias MJ, de Baar HJW, Liddicoat M, Skjelvan I, Strass V, Watson AJ, et al (2005). Iron and mixing affect biological carbon uptake in SOIREE and EisenEx, two Southern Ocean iron fertilisation experiments. DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART I-OCEANOGRAPHIC RESEARCH PAPERS, 52(6), 1001-1019. Author URL. DOI.
Wolff E, Kull C, Chappellaz J, Fischer H, Miller H, Stocker TF, Watson AJ, Flower B, Joos F, Köhler P, et al (2005). Modeling past atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf>: Results of a challenge. Eos, 86(38). DOI.
Society R (2005). Ocean acidification due to increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide: a Royal Society report. London. -60 pages.
Ríos AF, Pérez FF, Álvarez M, Mintrop L, González-Dávila M, Santana Casiano JM, Lefèvre N, Watson AJ (2005). Seasonal sea-surface carbon dioxide in the Azores area. Marine Chemistry, 96(1-2), 35-51. Abstract. DOI.
Bozec Y, Bakker DCE, Hartmann C, Thomas H, Bellerby RGJ, Nightingale PD, Riebesell U, Watson AJ, de Baar HJW (2005). The CO2 system in a Redfield context during an iron enrichment experiment in the Southern Ocean. MARINE CHEMISTRY, 95(1-2), 89-105. Author URL. DOI.

2004

Levèvre N, Watson AJ, Olsen A, Ríos AF, Pérez FF, Johannessen T (2004). A decrease in the sink for atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf>in the North Atlantic. Geophysical Research Letters, 31(7). Abstract. DOI.
Liss PS, Chuck AL, Turner SM, Watson AJ (2004). Air-sea gas exchange in Antarctic waters. Antarctic Science, 16(4), 517-529. Abstract. DOI.
Lenton TM, Watson AJ (2004). Biotic enhancement of weathering, atmospheric oxygen and carbon dioxide in the Neoproterozoic. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 31(5). Author URL. DOI.
Bergman NM, Lenton TM, Watson AJ (2004). COPSE: a new model of biogeochemical cycling over Phanerozoic time. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SCIENCE, 304(5), 397-437. Author URL. DOI.
Lenton TM (2004). Gaia. In Steffen W, Jager J, Matson P, III BM, Oldfield F, Richardson K, Sanderson A, Schellnhuber J, II BLT, Tyson P (Eds.) Global Change and the Earth System: a Planet Under Pressure, Berlin: Springer-Verlag.
Naveira Garabato AC, Oliver KIC, Watson AJ, Messias MJ (2004). Turbulent diapycnal mixing in the Nordic seas. Journal of Geophysical Research C: Oceans, 109(12), 1-9. Abstract. DOI.

2003

Ridgwell AJ, Watson AJ, Maslin MA, Kaplan JO (2003). Implications of coral reef buildup for the controls on atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf> since the Last Glacial Maximum. Paleoceanography, 18(4). Abstract. DOI.
Law CS, Abraham ER, Watson AJ, Liddicoat MI (2003). Vertical eddy diffusion and nutrient supply to the surface mixed layer of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current. Journal of Geophysical Research C: Oceans, 108(8), 28-21. Abstract.

2002

Ridgwell AJ, Watson AJ (2002). Feedback between aeolian dust, climate and atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf> in glacial time. Paleoceanography, 17(4), 11-11. Abstract.
Gascard J-C, Watson AJ, Messias M-J, Olsson KA, Johannessen T, Simonsen K (2002). Long-lived vortices as a mode of deep ventilation in the Greenland Sea. Nature, 416(6880), 525-527. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Ridgwell AJ, Watson AJ, Archer DE (2002). Modeling the response of the oceanic Si inventory to perturbation, and consequences for atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf>. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 16(4), 19-11. Abstract.
Ridgwell AJ, Maslin MA, Watson AJ (2002). Reduced effectiveness of terrestrial carbon sequestration due to an antagonistic response of ocean productivity. Geophysical Research Letters, 29(6). Abstract.

2001

Law CS, Martin AP, Liddicoat MI, Watson AJ, Richards KJ, Woodward EMS (2001). A Lagrangian SF<inf>6</inf>tracer study of an anticyclonic eddy in the North Atlantic: Patch evolution, vertical mixing and nutrient supply to the mixed layer. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 48(4-5), 705-724. Abstract. DOI.
Meredith MP, Watson AJ, Van Scoy KA, Haine TWN (2001). Chlorofluorocarbon-derived formation rates of the deep and bottom waters of the Weddell Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 106(C2), 2899-2919. Abstract.
Law CS, Watson AJ (2001). Determination of Persian Gulf water transport and oxygen utilisation rates using SF<inf>6</inf> as a novel transient tracer. Geophysical Research Letters, 28(5), 815-818. Abstract. DOI.
Bakker D, Watson A (2001). Global change: a piece in the CO2 jigsaw. Nature, 410(6830), 765-766. Abstract. DOI.
Bakker DCE, Watson AJ, Law CS (2001). Southern Ocean iron enrichment promotes inorganic carbon drawdown. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 48(11-12), 2483-2507. Abstract. DOI.

2000

Boyd PW, Watson AJ, Law CS, Abraham ER, Trull T, Murdoch R, Bakker DC, Bowie AR, Buesseler KO, Chang H, et al (2000). A mesoscale phytoplankton bloom in the polar Southern Ocean stimulated by iron fertilization. Nature, 407(6805), 695-702. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Watson AJ, Bakker DC, Ridgwell AJ, Boyd PW, Law CS (2000). Effect of iron supply on Southern Ocean CO2 uptake and implications for glacial atmospheric CO2. Nature, 407(6805), 730-733. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Nightingale PD, Malin G, Law CS, Watson AJ, Liss PS, Liddicoat MI, Boutin J, Upstill-Goddard RC (2000). In situ evaluation of air-sea gas exchange parameterizations using novel conservative and volatile tracers. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 14(1), 373-387. Abstract. DOI.
Mould JR, Ridgewell A, Gallagher JS, Bessell MS, Keller S, Calzetti D, Clarke JT, Trauger JT, Grillmair C, Ballester GE, et al (2000). Jet-induced star formation in Centaurus A. ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 536(1), 266-276. Author URL. DOI.
Watson AJ, Ledwell JR (2000). Oceanographic tracer release experiments using sulphur hexafluoride. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 105(C6), 14325-14337. Abstract.
Meredith MP, Locarnini RA, Van Scoy KA, Watson AJ, Heywood KJ, King BA (2000). On the sources of Weddell Gyre Antarctic Bottom Water. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 105(C1), 1093-1104. Abstract.
Lenton TM, Watson AJ (2000). Redfield revisited 1. Regulation of nitrate, phosphate, and oxygen in the ocean. GLOBAL BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES, 14(1), 225-248. Author URL. DOI.
Lenton TM, Watson AJ (2000). Redfield revisited 2. What regulates the oxygen content of the atmosphere?. GLOBAL BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES, 14(1), 249-268. Author URL. DOI.

1999

Lefèvre N, Watson AJ, Cooper DJ, Weiss RF, Takahashi T, Sutherland SC (1999). Assessing the seasonality of the oceanic sink for CO<inf>2</inf>in the northern hemisphere. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 13(2), 273-286. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ (1999). Coevolution of the Earth's environment and life: Goldilocks, Gaia and the anthropic principle. Geological Society Special Publication, 150, 75-88. Abstract. DOI.
Ridgwell AJ, Watson AJ, Raymo ME (1999). Is the spectral signature of the 100 kyr glacial cycle consistent with a Milankovitch origin?. Paleoceanography, 14(4), 437-440. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ, Messias MJ, Fogelqvist E, Van Scoy KA, Johannessen T, Oliver KIC, Stevens DP, Rey F, Tanhua T, Olsson KA, et al (1999). Mixing and convection in the Greenland Sea from a tracer-release experiment. Nature, 401(6756), 902-904. Abstract. DOI.
Lefèvre N, Watson AJ (1999). Modeling the geochemical cycle of iron in the oceans and its impact on atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf>concentrations. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 13(3), 727-736. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ, Lefèvre N (1999). The sensitivity of atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf>concentrations to input of iron to the oceans. Tellus, Series B: Chemical and Physical Meteorology, 51(2), 453-460. Abstract. DOI.

1998

Watson AJ (1998). Marine biological controls on climate via the carbon and sulphur geochemical cycles. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 353(1365), 41-51. Abstract. DOI.
Ledwell JR, Watson AJ, Law CS (1998). Mixing of a tracer in the pycnocline. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 103, 21499-21529. Abstract.
Stanton TP, Law CS, Watson AJ (1998). Physical evolution of the IronEx-I open ocean tracer patch. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 45(6), 947-975. Abstract. DOI.
Law CS, Watson AJ, Liddicoat MI, Stanton T (1998). Sulphur hexafluoride as a tracer of biogeochemical and physical processes in an open-ocean iron fertilisation experiment. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 45(6), 977-994. Abstract. DOI.
Haine TWN, Watson AJ, Liddicoat MI, Dickson RR (1998). The flow of Antarctic bottom water to the southwest Indian Ocean estimated using CFCs. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 103, 27637-27653. Abstract.
Lefèvre N, Moore G, Aiken J, Watson A, Cooper D, Ling R (1998). Variability of pCO<inf>2</inf> in the tropical Atlantic in 1995. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 103(C3), 5623-5634. Abstract.
Cooper DJ, Watson AJ, Ling RD (1998). Variation of P(CO<inf>2</inf>) along a North Atlantic shipping route (U.K. to the Caribbean): a year of automated observations. Marine Chemistry, 60(1-2), 147-164. Abstract. DOI.

1997

Watson AJ (1997). Volcanic iron, CO<inf>2</inf>, ocean productivity and climate. Nature, 385(6617), 587-588. DOI.

1996

Cooper DJ, Watson AJ, Nightingale PD (1996). Large decrease in ocean-surface CO2 fugacity in response to in situ iron fertilization. Nature, 383, 511-513. Abstract.
Meredith MP, Van Scoy KA, Watson AJ, Locarnini RA (1996). On the use of carbon tetrachloride as a transient tracer of Weddell Sea deep and bottom waters. Geophysical Research Letters, 23(21), 2943-2946. Abstract. DOI.

1995

Robertson JE, Watson AJ (1995). A summer-time sink for atmospheric carbon dioxide in the Southern Ocean between 88°W and 80°E. Deep-Sea Research Part II, 42(4-5), 1081-1091. Abstract. DOI.
Haine TWN, Watson AJ, Liddicoat MI (1995). CHLOROFLUOROCARBON-113 IN THE NORTHEAST ATLANTIC. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 100, 10745-10753. Abstract.
Watson AJ, Nightingale PD, Cooper DJ (1995). MODELING ATMOSPHERE OCEAN CO2 TRANSFER. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences, 348, 125-132. Abstract.
Dauby P, Bale AJ, Bloomer N, Canon C, Ling RD, Norro A, Robertson JE, Simon A, Theate JM, Watson AJ, et al (1995). PARTICLE FLUXES OVER a MEDITERRANEAN SEAGRASS BED - a ONE-YEAR CASE-STUDY. Marine Ecology-Progress Series, 126, 233-246. Abstract.
Vanscoy KA, Morris KP, Robertson JE, Watson AJ (1995). THERMAL SKIN-EFFECT AND THE AIR-SEA FLUX OF CARBON-DIOXIDE - a SEASONAL HIGH-RESOLUTION ESTIMATE. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 9, 253-262. Abstract.

1994

Watson AJ (1994). Are upwelling zones sources or sinks of CO2?. Dahlem Workshop on Upwelling in the Ocean - Modern Processes and Ancient Records.  Abstract.
Law CS, Watson AJ, Liddicoat MI (1994). Automated vacuum analysis of sulphur hexafluoride in seawater: derivation of the atmospheric trend (1970-1993) and potential as a transient tracer. Marine Chemistry, 48(1), 57-69. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ, Law CS, Van Scoy KA, Millero FJ, Yao W, Friederich GE, Liddicoat MI, Wanninkhof RH, Barber RT, Coale KH, et al (1994). Minimal effect of iron fertilization on sea-surface carbon dioxide concentrations. Nature, 371(6493), 143-145. Abstract. DOI.
MARTIN JH, COALE KH, JOHNSON KS, FITZWATER SE, GORDON RM, TANNER SJ, HUNTER CN, ELROD VA, NOWICKI JL, COLEY TL, et al (1994). TESTING THE IRON HYPOTHESIS IN ECOSYSTEMS OF THE EQUATORIAL PACIFIC-OCEAN. NATURE, 371(6493), 123-129. Author URL. DOI.
Robertson JE, Robinson C, Turner DR, Holligan P, Watson AJ, Boyd P, Fernandez E, Finch M (1994). The impact of a coccolithophore bloom on oceanic carbon uptake in the northeast Atlantic during summer 1991. Deep-Sea Research Part I, 41(2), 297-314. Abstract. DOI.

1993

Robertson JE, Watson AJ, Langdon C, Ling RD, Wood JW (1993). Diurnal variation in surface pCO<inf>2</inf> and O<inf>2</inf> at 60°N, 20°W in the North Atlantic. Deep-Sea Research Part II, 40(1-2), 409-422. Abstract. DOI.
Ledwell JR, Watson AJ, Law CS (1993). Evidence for slow mixing across the pycnocline from an open-ocean tracer-release experiment. Nature, 364(6439), 701-703. Abstract. DOI.
Upstillgoddard RC, Watson AJ, Liss PS (1993). THE GAS TRANSFER VELOCITY - WIND-SPEED RELATIONSHIP AT SIBLYBACK LAKE - REPLY. Tellus Series B-Chemical and Physical Meteorology, 45, 299-300.
Liss PS, Watson AJ, Liddicoat MI, Malin G, Nightingale PD, Turner SM, Upstillgoddard RC (1993). TRACE GASES AND AIR-SEA EXCHANGES. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series a-Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences, 343, 531-541. Abstract.

1992

WATSON A (1992). BALANCING THE CARBON BUDGET. NATURE, 356(6370), 561-561. Author URL. DOI.
WATSON A (1992). CARBON-DIOXIDE - CONVEYING THAT SINKING FEELING. NATURE, 356(6370), 561-562. Author URL. DOI.
Watson A (1992). Conveying that sinking feeling. Nature, 356(6370), 561-562. DOI.
Watson A (1992). Desert soils. Developments in Earth Surface Processes, 2(C), 225-260. DOI.
Watson A (1992). Desert soils. Weathering, soils and paleosols, 225-260. Abstract.
Savidge G, Turner DR, Burkill PH, Watson AJ, Angel MV, Pingree RD, Leach H, Richards KJ (1992). The BOFS 1990 spring bloom experiment: Temporal evolution and spatial variability of the hydrographic field. Progress in Oceanography, 29(3), 235-281. Abstract. DOI.
Taylor AH, Watson AJ, Robertson JE (1992). The influence of the spring phytoplankton bloom on carbon dioxide and oxygen concentrations in the surface waters of the northeast Atlantic during 1989. Deep Sea Research Part A, Oceanographic Research Papers, 39(2), 137-152. Abstract. DOI.
Robertson JE, Watson AJ (1992). Thermal skin effect of the surface ocean and its implications for CO<sup>2</sup>uptake. Nature, 358(6389), 738-740. Abstract. DOI.

1991

Wanninkhof R, Ledwell JR, Watson AJ (1991). ANALYSIS OF SULFUR-HEXAFLUORIDE IN SEAWATER. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 96, 8733-8740. Abstract.
Watson AJ, Upstill-Goddard RC, Liss PS (1991). Air-sea gas exchange in rough and stormy seas measured by a dual-tracer technique. Nature, 349(6305), 145-147. Abstract. DOI.
Watson A, Goudie A, Williams DP, Dardis GF (1991). Comment and Reply on "Late Holocene erosion and colluvium deposition in Swaziland". Geology, 19(8), 862-864. DOI.
WATSON A, LISS P, DUCE R (1991). DESIGN OF a SMALL-SCALE INSITU IRON FERTILIZATION EXPERIMENT.  Author URL. DOI.
Watson AJ, Robinson C, Robertson JE, Williams PJLB, Fasham MJR (1991). Erratum: Spatial variability in the sink for atmospheric carbon dioxide in the North Atlantic (Nature (1991) 350 (50-53)). Nature, 350(6315). DOI.
Ledwell JR, Watson AJ, Doherty KW, Berelson WM (1991). INTEGRATING SAMPLERS FOR THE DEEP-SEA. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 96, 8727-8732. Abstract.
WATSON A, GOUDIE A, WILLIAMS DP (1991). LATE HOLOCENE EROSION AND COLLUVIUM DEPOSITION IN SWAZILAND - COMMENT. GEOLOGY, 19(8), 862-863. Author URL. DOI.
Watson AJ, Robinson C, Robinson JE, Le PJ, Fasham MJR (1991). Spatial variability in the sink for atmospheric carbon dioxide in the North Atlantic. Nature, 350(6313), 50-53. Abstract. DOI.
Upstill-Goddard RC, Watson AJ, Wood J, Liddicoat MI (1991). Sulphur hexafluoride and helium-3 as sea-water tracers: deployment techniques and continuous underway analysis for sulphur hexafluoride. Analytica Chimica Acta, 249(2), 555-562. Abstract. DOI.
Ledwell JR, Watson AJ (1991). THE SANTA-MONICA BASIN TRACER EXPERIMENT - a STUDY OF DIAPYCNAL AND ISOPYCNIC MIXING. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 96, 8695-8718. Abstract.
Watson AJ, Ledwell JR, Sutherland SC (1991). THE SANTA-MONICA BASIN TRACER EXPERIMENT - COMPARISON OF RELEASE METHODS AND PERFORMANCE OF PERFLUORODECALIN AND SULFUR-HEXAFLUORIDE. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 96, 8719-8725. Abstract.

1990

Dickson RR, Gmitrowicz EM, Watson AJ (1990). Deep-water renewal in the northern North Atlantic. Nature, 344(6269), 848-850. Abstract. DOI.
Upstill-Goddard RC, Watson AJ, Liss PS, Liddicoat MI (1990). Gas transfer velocities in lakes measured with SF<inf>6</inf>. Tellus, Series B, 42 B(4), 364-377. Abstract.
Upstillgoddard RC, Watson AJ, Liss PS, Liddicoat MI (1990). Gas transfer velocities in lakes measured with sulfur hexafluoride. Tellus Series B-Chemical and Physical Meteorology, 42, 364-377. DOI.
Watts SF, Brimblecombe P, Watson AJ (1990). Methanesulphonic acid, dimethyl sulphoxide and dimethyl sulphone in aerosols. Atmospheric Environment Part A, General Topics, 24(2), 353-359. Abstract. DOI.
Watson A (1990). The control of blowing sand and mobile desert dunes. Techniques for desert reclamation, 35-85. Abstract.

1989

Watson AJ, Lovelock JE (1989). Accurate numerical solutions for Daisyworld Reply. TELLUS SERIES B-CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL METEOROLOGY, 41(4), 483-483. Author URL. DOI.
Watson A (1989). Desert crusts and rock varnish. Arid zone geomorphology, 25-55. Abstract.
Watson A (1989). Windflow characteristics and aeolian entrainment. Arid zone geomorphology, 209-231. Abstract.

1988

Watson AJ (1988). Coming to grips with the variability of surface water chemistry. Applied Geochemistry, 3(1), 105-105. DOI.
Watson A (1988). Desert gypsum crusts as palaeoenvironmental indicators: a micropetrographic study of crusts from southern Tunisia and the central Namib Desert. Journal of Arid Environments, 15(1), 19-42. Abstract.
Watson AJ, Ledwell JR (1988). PURPOSEFULLY RELEASED TRACERS. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series a-Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences, 325, 189-200.
Ledwell JR, Watson AJ (1988). The use of Deliberately Injected Tracers for the Study of Diapycnal Mixing in the Ocean. Elsevier Oceanography Series, 46(C), 11-20. Abstract. DOI.

1987

WATSON A (1987). GLOBAL TROPOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY - a PLAN FOR ACTION - DUCE,R. INTERDISCIPLINARY SCIENCE REVIEWS, 12(1), 89-90. Author URL.
Watts SF, Watson A, Brimblecombe P (1987). Measurements of the aerosol concentrations of methanesulphonic acid, dimethyl sulphoxide and dimethyl sulphone in the marine atmosphere of the British Isles. Atmospheric Environment (1967), 21(12), 2667-2672. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ, Liddicoat MI, Ledwell JR (1987). PERFLUORODECALIN AND SULFUR-HEXAFLUORIDE AS PURPOSEFUL MARINE TRACERS - SOME DEPLOYMENT AND ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES. Deep-Sea Research Part a-Oceanographic Research Papers, 34, 19-31.
Watson A, Price Williams D, Goudie A (1987). Reply to "Is gullying associated with highly sodic colluvium? Further comment to the environmental interpretation of southern African dongas". Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 58(1-2), 123-128. DOI.
WATSON A (1987). THE EVOLUTION OF THE BIOSPHERE - BUDYKO,MI. NATURE, 326(6114), 651-652. Author URL. DOI.
WATSON A (1987). Variations in wind velocity and sand transport on the windward flanks of desert sand dunes. Sedimentology, 34(3), 511-520. DOI.

1986

Ledwell JR, Watson AJ, Broecker WS (1986). A DELIBERATE TRACER EXPERIMENT IN SANTA-MONICA BASIN. Nature, 323, 322-324.
Watson A (1986). Grain-size variations on a longitudinal dune and a barchan dune. Sedimentary Geology, 46(1-2), 49-66. Abstract. DOI.
Pye K, Goudie AS, Watson A (1986). Petrological influence on differential weathering and inselberg development in the Kora area of central Kenya. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 11(1), 41-52. Abstract. DOI.
Watson A (1986). The origin and geomorphological significance of closed depressions in the Lubombo Mountains of Swaziland. Geographical Journal, 152(1), 65-74. Abstract. DOI.

1985

Pye K, Goudie AS, Watson A (1985). An introduction to the physical geography of the Kora area, central Kenya. Geographical Journal, 151(2), 168-181. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ, Whitfield M (1985). COMPOSITION OF PARTICLES IN THE GLOBAL OCEAN. Deep-Sea Research Part a-Oceanographic Research Papers, 32, 1023-1039.
Watson A, Williams DP (1985). Early Pleistocene river gravels in Swaziland and their geomorphological and structural significance. Zeitschrift fur Geomorphologie, 29(1), 71-87. Abstract.
Watson A, Pye K (1985). Pseudokarstic micro-relief and other weathering features on the Mswati Granite ( Swaziland). Zeitschrift fur Geomorphologie, 29(3), 285-300. Abstract.
Watson AJ, Liddicoat MI (1985). Recent history of atmospheric trace gas concentrations deduced from measurements in the deep sea: Application to sulphur hexafluoride and carbon tetrachloride. Atmospheric Environment (1967), 19(9), 1477-1484. Abstract. DOI.
Watson A (1985). Reply to comment on "the palaeoenvironmental interpretation of colluvial sediments and palaeosols of the late pleistocene hypothermal in Southern Africa". Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 52(1-2), 161-163. DOI.
WATSON A (1985). Structure, chemistry and origins of gypsum crusts in southern Tunisia and the central Namib Desert. Sedimentology, 32(6), 855-875. Abstract. DOI.
Watson A (1985). The control of wind blown sand and moving dunes: a review of the methods of sand control in deserts, with observations from Saudi Arabia. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology, 18(3), 237-252. Abstract.

1984

Goudie AS, Watson A (1984). Rock block monitoring of rapid salt weathering in southern Tunisia. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 9(1), 95-98. Abstract. DOI.
Watson AJ, Donahue TM, Kuhn WR (1984). TEMPERATURES IN a RUNAWAY GREENHOUSE ON THE EVOLVING VENUS - IMPLICATIONS FOR WATER-LOSS. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 68, 1-6.
Goudie A, Pye K, Watson A (1984). The island hills of Kora. Geographical Magazine(September), 478-481. Abstract.
Watson A, Price Williams D, Goudie AS (1984). The palaeoenvironmental interpretation of colluvial sediments and palaeosols of the late pleistocene hypothermal in Southern Africa. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 45(3-4), 225-249. Abstract. DOI.

1983

Watson AJ, Lovelock JE (1983). Biological homeostatis of the global environment: the parable of Daisyworld. Tellus, Series B, 35 B(4), 284-289. Abstract.
Watson A (1983). Evaporite sedimentation in non-marine environments. Chemical sediments and geomorphology, 163-185. Abstract.
Watson A (1983). Gypsum crusts. Chemical sediments and geomorphology, 133-161. Abstract.

1982

Price Williams D, Watson A, Goudie AS, Hooker RM (1982). Late Quaternary sediments and climatic change in Swaziland. Palaeoecology of Africa, vol. 15. Proc. 6th conference Southern African Society for Quaternary Research, Pretoria, 1981, 117-118. Abstract.
Williams DP, Watson A (1982). New observations on the prehistory and palaeoclimate of the Late Pleistocene in southern Africa. World Archaeology, 13(3), 372-381. Abstract. DOI.
Williams DP, Watson A, Goudie AS (1982). Quaternary colluvial stratigraphy, archaeological sequences and palaeoenvironment in Swaziland, southern Africa. Geographical Journal, 148(1), 50-67. Abstract. DOI.
Hunten DM, Watson AJ (1982). Stability of Pluto's atmosphere. Icarus, 51(3), 665-667. Abstract. DOI.
Lovelock JE, Watson AJ (1982). The regulation of carbon dioxide and climate: Gaia or geochemistry. Planetary and Space Science, 30(8), 795-802. Abstract. DOI.
Donahue TM, Hoffman JH, Hodges RR, Watson AJ (1982). Venus was wet - a measurement of the ratio of deuterium to hydrogen. Science, 216, 630-633.

1981

Watson AJ, Ball GL, Stedman DH (1981). Enhancement of electron capture of chlorocarbons by iodination. Analytical Chemistry, 53, 132-134.
Watson AJ, Donahue TM, Walker JCG (1981). The dynamics of a rapidly escaping atmosphere - applications to the evolution of Earth and Venus. Icarus, 48, 150-166.

1980

Watson AJ, Lovelock JE, Margulis L (1980). Authors' reply. BioSystems, 12(1-2), 124-125. DOI.
Goudie A, Watson A (1980). Desert geomorphology. Desert geomorphology. Abstract.

1979

Watson AJ, Donahue TM, Stedman DH, Knollenberg RG, Ragent B, Blamont J (1979). Oxides of nitrogen and the clouds of Venus. Geophysical Research Letters, 6, 743-746.

1978

Lovelock JE, Watson AJ (1978). Electron-capture detector. Theory and practice II. Journal of Chromatography A, 158(C), 123-138.
WATSON A, LOVELOCK JE, MARGULIS L (1978). METHANOGENESIS, FIRES AND THE REGULATION OF ATMOSPHERIC OXYGEN. BIOSYSTEMS, 10(4), 293-298. Author URL. DOI.