South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3AN, UK
Professor of Marine Geology and Geophysics
 Bott, M.H.P. and A.B. Watts, Deep sedimentary basins proved in the Hebridean Shetland continental shelf and margin, Nature, London, 225-265, 1970 London Times Science Report - "Hope for Shetland Oilfield"
 Bott, M.H.P. and A.B. Watts, Deep structure of the continental margin adjacent to the British Isles, SCOR Symposium, Cambridge, Report No. 70/14, 91-109, 1970
 Bott, M.H.P., J.G. Holland, P.J. Storry and A.B. Watts, Geophysical evidence concerning the structure of the Lewisian of Sutherland, N.W. Scotland, Journal of the Geol. Soc., 128, 599-612,1972
 Haworth, R.T., A.B. Watts and A.K. Goodacre, Gravity measurements in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Geol. Surv. Can., Paper 71-23, 337- 338,1972
 Watts, A.B. and R.T. Haworth, Geological interpretation of Bouguer anomaly and magnetic anomaly maps east of the Magdalen Islands, Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence, Marine Sciences Paper No. 10, 1- 9,1974
 Watts, A.B., A gravity survey of the continental shelf south of Cape Sable, Nova Scotia, Can. J. Earth Science, 11, 1329-1334,1974
 Watts, A.B., J.R. Cochran, G. Selzer, Gravity anomalies and flexure of the lithosphere: A three-dimensional study of the Great Meteor Seamount, N.E. Atlantic, Jour. Geophys. Res., 80, 1391-1398,1975
 Watts, A.B., and J.K. Weissel, Rifting and seafloor spreading in marginal basins: Shikoku Basin, Bull. Aust. Soc. Explor. Geophys., 6, 2/3, 46-47,1975
 Watts, A.B., Marine Gravity, Report to the IUGG on U.S. progress in marine gravity, Reviews of Geophysics and Space Physics, 13/3, 532-546,1975
 Watts, A.B. and M. Talwani, Gravity field of the Northwest Pacific Ocean basin and its margin: I. Hawaii and Vicinity, Geol. Soc. Amer., Spec. Map and Chart Series MC-9, 1975
 Watts, A.B., Gravity field of the Northwest Pacific Ocean basin and its margin: Aleutian Island Arc-Trench System, Geol. Soc. Amer., Spec. Map and Chart Series MC-10, 1975
 Watts, A.B., M. Talwani, and J.R. Cochran, Gravity field of the Northwest Pacific Ocean basin and its margin, in: Geophysics of the Pacific Ocean basin and its margin, AGU Monograph 19, 17-34, 1975
 Watts, A.B., Gravity field of the Northwest Pacific Ocean basin and its margin: Philippine Sea, Geol. Soc. Amer. Spec. Map and Chart Series, MC-12, 1975
 Watts, A.B., J.K. Weissel and R. L. Larson, Sea-floor spreading in marginal basins of the western Pacific, Tectonophysics, 37, 167- 181, 1977
 Watts, A.B., J.K. Weissel and F.J. Davey, Tectonic evolution of the South Fiji marginal basin, in: Island Arcs, Deep Sea Trenches and Back-Arc Basins, Maurice Ewing Series, V. 1, American Geophys. Union, 419-427, 1977
 Watts, A.B., and A.R. Leeds, Gravimetric Geoid in the Northwest Pacific Ocean, Geophys. J. R. astr. Soc., 50, 249-277, 1977
 Watts, A.B., Comment on "On global gravity anomalies and two- scale mantle convection" by Bruce D. Marsh and James G. Marsh, Jour. Geophys. Res., 83, 3551-3554, 1978
 Watts, A.B., J.H. Bodine and C.O. Bowin, A Geophysical Atlas East and Southeast Asian Seas: Free-air gravity field, Geol. Society America Map and Chart Series MC-25, 1978
 Watts, A.B., M.G. Kogan, J.H. Bodine, Gravity field of the Northwest Pacific Ocean Basin and its margin: Kuril Island arc-trench system, Geol. Society of America Map and Chart Series, MC-27, 1979
 Watts, A.B., Present status of Marine Gravity, Proc. of the 9th GEOP. Conf., An International Symp. on the application of geodesy to geodynamics, Oct. 205, 1978, Dept. of Geodetic Science Rept. No. 280, Ohio State Univ., 251-255, 1979
 Watts, A.B. and M.S. Steckler, Subsidence and Eustasy at the continental margin of eastern North America, in: Deep Drilling Results in the Atlantic Ocean: Continental Margins and Paleoenvironment, Maurice Ewing Series, V. 3, American Geophysical Union, p. 218-234, 1979
 Watts, A.B., Plate tectonics: where is it going? New Scientist, 6 Nov. 1980, 360-363, 1980
 Watts, A.B. and M.S. Steckler, Subsidence and tectonics of Atlantic type continental margins, Oceanologica Acta, Colloque C3, Geology of Continental Margins, v. 4, 143-154, 1981
 Steckler, M.S. and A.B. Watts, Subsidence history and tectonic evolution of Atlantic-type continental margins, in: R.A. Scrutton (ed.) Dynamics of Passive Margins, Geodynamics Series, Vol. 6, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D.C., 184-19, 1981
 Watts, A.B., Gravity field of the southwest Pacific Ocean, Geol. Soc. America, Map and Chart Series MC-42, 1981
 Watts, A.B., G.D. Karner and M.S. Steckler, Lithospheric flexure and the evolution of sedimentary basins, in: The Evolution of Sedimentary Basins, (ed.) P. Kent, M.H.P. Bott, D.P. McKenzie and C.A. Williams, Phil. Trans, Roy. Soc. Lond., 305A, 249-281, 1982
 Weissel, J.K., A.B. Watts, and A. Lapouille, Magnetic anomaly evidence for Late Paleocene to Late Eocene seafloor in the southern New Hebrides Basin, Tectonophysics, 87, 243-251, 1982
 Davey, F.J. and A.B. Watts, Gravity field of the Southwest Pacific Ocean Basin: New Zealand, Geological Society of America Special Map and Chart Series, 1983
 Watts, A.B. and J.A. Thorne, Tectonics, global changes in sea-level and their relationship to stratigraphic sequences at the U.S. Atlantic continental margin, Marine and Petroleum Geology, 1, No. 4, 319-339, 1984
 Thorne, J.A. and A.B. Watts, Seismic reflectors and unconformities at passive continental margins, Nature, 311, No. 5984, 365-368, 1984
 Watts, A.B., Gravity, geoid and the oceanic lithosphere, in: Internal Geophysics and Space, Cepadues-Editions, Toulouse, 237-339, 1985
 Watts, A.B., D.P. McKenzie, B. Parsons, M. Roufosse, The relationship between gravity and bathymetry in the Pacific Ocean, Geophys. J. Roy. Astr. Soc., 83, 1, 263-298, 1985
 ten Brink, U.S., and A.B. Watts, Seismic stratigraphy of the flexural moat flanking the Hawaiian Islands, Nature, 317, No. 6036, 421-424, 1985
 Watts, A.B., G.D. Karner, P. Wessel and J. Hastings, Global Gravity Data Bank System, L-DGO Technical Report No. 4 CU-1-85, 108 pp., 1985
 Bally, A.W., I-Ming Chou, R. Clayton, H.P. Eugster, S. Kidwell, L.D. Meckel, R.T. Ryder, A.B. Watts, and A.A. Wilson, Notes on Sedimentary Basins in China, U.S.G.S. Open File Report 86-327, 108 pp., 1986
 Poag, C.W. and A.B. Watts. 2. Background and objectives of the New Jersey transect: Continental slope and upper rise, in Poag, C.W., Watts, A.B. et al., 1987, Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project, Vol. XCV, Washington (U.S. Government Printing Office), 1987
 Steckler, M.S., A.B. Watts and J.A. Thorne, Subsidence and basin modeling at the U.S. Atlantic passive margin, in: Grow, J.A. and Sheridan, R.E. (eds.), The Atlantic Continental Margin, U.S. Geological Society of America, The Geology of North America, v. I-2, 399-416, 1988
 Smith, W.H.F., H. Staudigel, A.B. Watts, and M.S. Pringle, The Magellan Seamounts: Early Cretaceous record of the South Pacific isotopic and thermal anomaly, Jour. Geophys. Res., 94, 10,501- 10,523, 1989
 Coakley, B.J. and A.B.Watts, Tectonic controls on the development of Unconformities: The North Slope, Alaska, Tectonics, 10,101-130, 1991
 Sahagian, D. and A.B. Watts, Introduction to Special Section on Measurement, Causes and Consequences of Long-Term Sea-level changes, J. Geophys. Res., 96, 6585-6589, 1991
 Sinclair, H., Coakley, B., Allen, P.A. and A.B. Watts, Simulation of Foreland Basin Stratigraphy using a diffusion model of mountain belt uplift and erosion: An example from the Central Alps, Switzerland.Tectonics., 10, 101-130, 1991
 Torné, M., Pascal, G., Buhl, P., Watts, A.B. and Mauffret, A., Crustal and velocity structure of the Valencia trough (Western Mediterranean). Part I: A combined refraction/wide-angle reflection and near-vertical reflection study. In: E. Banda and P.Santanach (eds.)Tectonophysics. 203, 1-20, 1992
 Pascal, G., Torné, M., Buhl, P., Watts, A.B. and Mauffret, A., Crustal and velocity structure of the Valencia trough (Western Mediterranean). Part II: Detailed interpretation of five Expanded Spread Profiles. In: E. Banda and P. Santanach (eds.) Tectonophysics. 203, 1-20, 1992
 Maillard, A., Mauffret, A., Watts, A.B., Torné, M., Pascal, G., Buhl, P. and Pinet, B. Tertiary sedimentary history and structure of the Valencia Trough (Western Mediterranean). In: E. Banda and P.Santanach (eds.) Tectonophysics. 203, 57-75, 1992
 Watts, A.B. and M.Torné, "Crustal structure, Subsidence History and Thermal Evolution of the Valencia Trough : A young extensional basin in the Western Mediterranean", J. Geophys.Res.,97, 20,021 - 20,041, 1992
 Collier, J. P. Buhl, M. Torné, A. B. Watts. Crustal structure of the Valencia Trough (Western Mediteranean) from two-ship Seismic Reflection and Refraction Data. Geophys. J. Intern. 118, 159-180, 1994
 Banda, E. Torné, Watts, A. B. and the IAM group, Iberian Atlantic margins group investigates deep structure of ocean margins, EOS, 76, 25-26, 1995
 Watts, A. B. and C. Marr, Gravity anomalies and the thermal and mechanical structure of rifted continental margins. In "Rifted Ocean-Continent Boundaries". Banda. E., Talwani, M. and Torné, M. (eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers. 65-94, 1995
 Masson, D. G. and A. B. Watts, "Slope failures and debris avalanches on the flanks of volcanic oceanic islands", Landslide News, 9, 21-24,1995
 Watts, A. B., Peirce, C., Collier, J., Dalwood, R., Canales, J-P. and T.J. Henstock, "A seismic study of lithospheric flexure at Tenerife, Canary Islands". Earth Planet. Sci. Letts. 146, 431-448,1997.
 Madon, M. B. and A. B. Watts "Gravity anomalies, subsidence history and the tectonic evolution of the Malay and Penyu basins (offshore Peninsular Malaysia)". Basin Res., 10, 375-392, 1998.
 Collier, J. S., T.J. Henstock, C. Peirce and A. B. Watts "A detailed geophysical study in the Canary Basin (eastern Atlantic) : Implications for the internal structure of 130 Ma oceanic crust". Geophys. J. Int. 135, 943-963, 1998.
 Higgs, R., Madon, M. and A. B. Watts, Discussion on "Gravity anomalies, subsidence history and the tectonic evolution of the Malay and Penyu Basins (offshore Peninsula Malaysia)". Basin Research 11, 285-290, 1999.
 Hayward, N., A. B. Watts, G. K. Westbrook, J. Collier, "A Seismic Reflection and GLORIA study of Compressional Deformation in the Gorringe Bank region, eastern North Atlantic". Geophys. J. Int. 138, 831-850, 1999.
 Comas, M. C., J. P. Platt, J. I. Soto and A. B. Watts, "The origin and tectonic history of the Alboran basin: insights from Leg 161 results", In Zahn, R., Comas, M. C. and Klaus, A. (eds), Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, Vol 161, 555-580, 1999.
 Watts, A. B., "The growth and decay of oceanic islands", In Geomorphology and Global Tectonics, M. A. Summerfield (Ed.), John Wiley & Sons, 339-360, 1999.
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