Publications

A list of my recent publications:

BLACKETT, M. (2016). Progress in the infrared remote sensing of volcanic activity (submitted). Journal of Imaging.

BLACKETT, M. (2015). An initial comparison of the thermal anomaly detection products of MODIS and VIIRS in their observation of Indonesian volcanic activity. Remote Sensing of Environment, 171, 75–82. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2015.10.002.

Wright, R., BLACKETT, M. and Hill-Butler, C. (2015). Some observations regarding the thermal flux from Earth’s erupting volcanoes for the period 2000 to 2014. Geophysical Research Letters. DOI: 10.1002/2014GL061997.

BLACKETT, M. (2014). Thermal remote sensing of active volcanoes: a user’s manual, by A. Harris. Book Review. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 35, 3915-3916, 10.1080/01431161.2014.896499.

BLACKETT, M. (2014). Early Analysis of Landsat-8 Thermal Infrared Sensor Imagery of Volcanic Activity. Remote Sensing, 6, 2282-2295, doi:10.3390/rs6032282.

Eyre, E., Duncan, M., Birch, S., Cox, V. and BLACKETT, M. (2014). Physical activity patterns of ethnic children from low socio-economic environments within the UK. Journal of Sport Sciences, 10.1080/02640414.2014.934706.

Lashford, C., Charlesworth, S., Warwick, F. and BLACKETT, M. (2014). Deconstructing the sustainable drainage management train in terms of water quantity; preliminary results for Coventry, UK. CLEAN – Soil, Air, Water, 42, 187-192.

MacLellan, M., BLACKETT, M. et al. (2014). Reconstruction in Vietnam: less to lose! Examples of the experience of Development Workshop France in Vietnam. In Shilderman, T. and Parker, E. (eds.) Still Standing: Looking Back at Reconstruction and Disaster Risk Reduction in Housing. Practical Action Publishing, Rugby, UK.

Schilderman, T., Parker, E., BLACKETT, M. et al. (2014). Conclusions: How does our approach to reconstruction need to change? In Shilderman, T. and Parker, E. (eds.) Still Standing: Looking Back at Reconstruction and Disaster Risk Reduction in Housing. Practical Action Publishing, Rugby, UK.

BLACKETT, M. (2013). Review of the utility of infrared remote sensing for detecting and monitoring volcanic activity with the case study of shortwave infrared data for Lascar Volcano from 2001-2005. In: Pyle, D. M., Mather, T. A. & Biggs, J. (eds) Remote Sensing of Volcanoes and Volcanic Processes: Integrating Observation and Modelling. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 380, http://dx.doi.org/10.1144/SP380.10. The Geological Society of London, 2013.

BLACKETT, M. (2012). Application of remote sensing in geomorphology. Key Concepts in Geomorphology Vignette (available at: http://serc.carleton.edu/vignettes/index.html).

BLACKETT, M. (2012). The shaping of England’s Peak District National Park. Key Concepts in Geomorphology Vignette (available at: http://serc.carleton.edu/vignettes/index.html).

Bennett, J. E, Palmer, A. R and BLACKETT, M. (2012). Range Degradation and Land Reform: Insights from a ‘new’ communal area of Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Land Degradation and Development, 23, 557-568.

BLACKETT, M., Wooster, M. J and Malamud, B. (2011). Exploring Claims of Land Surface Temperature Precursors to the 2001 Gujarat Earthquake. Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L15303, 7 PP., 2011, doi:10.1029/2011GL048282.

BLACKETT, M. and Wooster, M. J. (2011). Evaluation of SWIR-based methods for quantifying active volcano radiant emissions using NASA EOS-ASTER data. Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk, 2, 51-79.

Grimmond, C. S. B., BLACKETT, M., Best, M. et al. (2010). Initial Results from Phase 2 of the International Urban Energy Balance Comparison Project. International Journal of Climatology. DOI: 10.1002/joc.2227.

Grimmond, C. S. B., BLACKETT, M., Best, M. et al. (2010). The International Urban Energy Balance Models Comparison Project: First results from Phase 1. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. DOI: 10.1175/2010JAMC2354.1.

Fisher, J.B., Nawaz, R., Fauzi, R., Nawaz, F., Sadek, E., Latif, Z., BLACKETT, M. (2008). Balancing water, religion and tourism on Redang Island, Malaysia. Environmental Research Letters 3(2): 1-6.

BLACKETT, M. (2007). Infrared radiance maps of Mount Etna, Sicily. Journal of Maps Student Edition, v2007, 23-31.

Media articles:
Blackett (2016). The San Andreas fault is about to crack – here’s what will happen when it does, The Conversation, May 2016 (also iflscience; UPI; International Business Times).

Blackett (2015). Is climate change ruining skiing in the Alps? The Conversation, January 2016.

Blackett (2015). Earthquakes, superstorms … and other little-known perils of climate change. The Conversation, November 2015 (also iflscience; International Business Times).

Blackett (2015). Five global catastrophes that could happen tomorrow. The Conversation, October 2015 (also The Independent; Metro.co.uk; iflscience)

Blackett (2015). Are we prepared for the next big Mediterranean tsunami? The Conversation, August 2015 (also iflscience).

Blackett (2015). Here’s why the Greenwich Prime Meridian is actually in the wrong place. The Conversation, August 2015.