Imperial College London

DrJonathanWatson

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Earth Science & Engineering

Research Officer in Organic Geochemistry and Mineralogy
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 6399jonathan.watson

 
 
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Location

 

2.54Royal School of MinesSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

2013-present Research Officer, Imperial College
2011-2013 Research Associate, Imperial College
2001-2011
Research Associate, The Open University

2007 Professional Diploma in Management, The Open University
2006
Professional Certificate in Management, The Open University

1999 Ph.D. Hydrocarbon and carboxylic acid compositions of crude oil biodegraded in marine systems, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
1995
M.Sc. Petroleum Geochemistry, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
1994
B.Sc. (Hons) Geology, University of Edinburgh

Publications

Journals

Royle SH, Salter TL, Watson JS, et al., 2022, Mineral matrix effects on pyrolysis products of kerogens infer difficulties in determining biological provenance of macromolecular organic matter at Mars, Astrobiology, Vol:22, ISSN:1531-1074, Pages:1-21

Royle S, Watson JS, Sephton M, 2021, Transformation of cyanobacterial biomolecules by iron oxides during flash pyrolysis: Implications for Mars life detection missions, Astrobiology, Vol:21, ISSN:1531-1074

Montgomery W, Schofield E, Sephton MA, et al., 2021, The Preservation of English Oak in Marine Environments

Royle SH, Tan J, Watson JS, et al., 2021, Pyrolysis of carboxylic acids in the presence of iron oxides: implications for life detection on missions to Mars, Astrobiology, ISSN:1531-1074, Pages:1-19

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