Professor Harry Pinkerton

Emeritus

Research Interests

* Measurements of the physical properties of magmas and implications for magmatic behaviour * Lava flow emplacement mechanisms * The application of thermal imaging and other remote sensing methods in volcanology * Methods of analysing the instability of volcanoes and lava domes

From ASCII files to orthophotos: The processing of high resolution aerial survey data using open source GIS software.
Stevenson, J.A., Mitchell, N.C., Pinkerton, H. expected in 2015 In: Proceedings, Open Source GIS conference.
Chapter

AVTIS observations of lava dome growth at Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat: 2004-2011
Wadge, G., Macfarlane, D., Odbert, H., Stinton, A., Robertson, D., James, M., Pinkerton, H. 4/09/2014 In: The eruption of Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat from 2000 to 2010. London : Geological Society of London p. 229-240. 12 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Modelling flank instabilities on stratovolcanoes: parameter sensitivity and stability analyses of Teide, Tenerife
del Potro, R., Huerlimann, M., Pinkerton, H. 15/04/2013 In: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 256, p. 50-60. 11 p.
Journal article

Direct observations of degassing induced crystallization in basalts
Applegarth, L., Tuffen, H., James, M., Pinkerton, H., Cashman, K.V. 02/2013 In: Geology. 41, 2, p. 243-246. 4 p.
Journal article

Degassing-induced crystallization in basalts
Applegarth, L., Tuffen, H., James, M., Pinkerton, H. 1/01/2013 In: Earth-Science Reviews. 116, p. 1-16. 16 p.
Journal article

Topographic and thermal mapping of volcanic terrain using the AVTIS ground based 94GHz dual-mode radar/radiometric imager
Macfarlane, D.G., Odbert, H.M., Robertson, D., James, M., Pinkerton, H., Wadge, G. 01/2013 In: IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 51, 1, p. 455-472. 18 p.
Journal article

Lava channel roofing, overflows, breaches and switching: insights from the 2008-9 eruption of Mt. Etna
James, M.R., Applegarth, L., Pinkerton, H. 01/2012 In: Bulletin of Volcanology. 74, 1, p. 107-117. 11 p.
Journal article

Lava penetrating water: the different behaviours of pāhoehoe and ‘a‘ā at the Nesjahraun, Þingvellir, Iceland
Stevenson, J., Mitchell, N.C., Mochrie, F., Cassidy, M., Pinkerton, H. 01/2012 In: Bulletin of Volcanology. 74, 1, p. 33-46. 14 p.
Journal article

Widespread inflation and drainage of a pāhoehoe flow field: the Nesjahraun, Þingvellir, Iceland
Stevenson, J., Mitchell, N.C., Cassidy, M., Pinkerton, H. 01/2012 In: Bulletin of Volcanology. 74, 1, p. 15-31. 17 p.
Journal article

Quantifying degassing-driven crystal growth in basaltic lavas
Applegarth, L., Tuffen, H., James, M.R., Cashman, K.V., Pinkerton, H. 5/12/2011
Abstract

Detecting degassing-induced crystallisation in basaltic lavas
Applegarth, L., Tuffen, H., James, M., Pinkerton, H. 2011
Abstract

Estimating rheological properties of lava flows using high-resolution time lapse imaging
James, M.R., Applegarth, L., Pinkerton, H., Fryer, T. 2011
Poster

Monitoring volcanoes: a review
Pinkerton, H. 2011 In: Kosmos - Problemy nauk biologicznych. 60, 3-4, p. 245-260. 16 p.
Journal article

The development of compound lava flow fields: insights from the 2008-9 eruption of Mt. Etna, Sicily
Applegarth, L., James, M., Pinkerton, H., Fryer, T. 2011
Poster

Imaging short period variations in lava flux
James, M., Pinkerton, H., Ripepe, M. 08/2010 In: Bulletin of Volcanology. 72, 6, p. 671-676. 6 p.
Journal article

Morphological complexities and hazards during the emplacement of channel-fed `a`ā lava flow fields: a study of the 2001 lower flow field on Etna
Applegarth, L.J., Pinkerton, H., James, M., Calvari, S. 08/2010 In: Bulletin of Volcanology. 72, 6, p. 641-656. 16 p.
Journal article

Lava flow superposition: the reactivation of flow units in compound 'a'ā flows
Applegarth, L., Pinkerton, H., James, M.R., Calvari, S. 30/07/2010 In: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 194, 4, p. 100-106. 7 p.
Journal article

The influence of surface clinker on the crustal structures and dynamics of 'a'ā lava flows.
Applegarth, L.J., James, M.R., Van Wyk de Vries, B., Pinkerton, H. 07/2010 In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 115, B07210
Journal article

The use of magmatic water to reconstruct palaeo-ice thicknesses during subglacial rhyolitic eruptions
Owen, J., Tuffen, H., McGarvie, D., Pinkerton, H., Wilson, L. 1/05/2010
Abstract

Volatile concentrations in variably vesicular pyroclasts from the Rotongaio ash (181 AD Taupo eruption): did shallow magma degassing trigger exceptionally violent phreatomagmatic activity?
Tuffen, H., Dingwell, D.B., Houghton, B.F., Pinkerton, H. 1/05/2010
Conference paper

Determining the rheology of active lava flows from photogrammetric image sequence processing
James, M., Robson, S., Pinkerton, H. 2010
Poster

A statistical analysis of eruptive activity on Mount Etna, Sicily
Smethurst, L., James, M.R., Pinkerton, H., Tawn, J.A. 10/2009 In: Geophysical Journal International. 179, 1, p. 655-666. 12 p.
Journal article

An analysis of the morphological, geological and structural features of Teide stratovolcano, Tenerife.
del Potro, R., Pinkerton, H., Hürlimann, M. 20/03/2009 In: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 181, 1-2, p. 89-105. 17 p.
Journal article

Detecting the development of active lava flow fields with a very-long-range terrestrial laser scanner and thermal imagery.
James, M.R., Pinkerton, H., Applegarth, L.J. 2009 In: Geophysical Research Letters. 36, p. L22305.
Journal article

Did Magma Degassing Trigger Exceptionally Violent Phreatomagmatic Fragmentation During The 181 AD Taupo Eruption?
Tuffen, H., Houghton, B.F., Dingwell, D.B., Pinkerton, H. 2009
Abstract

Nonlinear Transfer Function Modelling of beach morphology at Duck, North Carolina
Gunawardena, Y., Ilic, S., Pinkerton, H., Romanowicz, R. 2009 In: Coastal Engineering. 54, 1, p. 46-58. 13 p.
Journal article

Monitoring active subglacial volcanoes : a case study using airborne remotely sensed imagery of Grímsvötn, Iceland.
Stewart, S.F., Pinkerton, H., Blackburn, A., Gudmundsson, M.T. 11/2008 In: International Journal of Remote Sensing. 29, 22, p. 6501-6514. 14 p.
Journal article

Pyroclastic density currents resulting from the interaction of basaltic magma with hydrothermally altered rock: an example from the 2006 summit eruptions of Mount Etna, Italy
Behncke, B., Calvari, S., Giammanco, S., Neri, M., Pinkerton, H. 10/2008 In: Bulletin of Volcanology. 70, 10, p. 1249-1268. 20 p.
Journal article

Time series radar observations of a growing lava dome.
Wadge, G., Macfarlane, D.G., Odbert, H.M., James, M.R., Hole, J.K., Ryan, G., Bass, V., De Angelis, S., Pinkerton, H., Robertson, D.A., Loughlin, S.C. 28/08/2008 In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 113
Journal article

Surface cooling, advection and the development of different surface textures on active lavas on Kilauea, Hawai'i.
Ball, M., Pinkerton, H., Harris, A.J.L. 1/06/2008 In: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 173, 1-2, p. 148-156. 9 p.
Journal article

An explosive-intrusive subglacial rhyolite eruption at Dalakvisl, Torfajokull, Iceland
Tuffen, H., McGarvie, D.W., Pinkerton, H., Gilbert, J., Brooker, R.A. 05/2008 In: Bulletin of Volcanology. 70, 7, p. 841-860. 20 p.
Journal article

Analysis of the spatio-temporal behaviour of beach morphology at Duck using fractal methods
Gunawardena, Y., Ilic, S., Southgate, H., Pinkerton, H. 2008 In: Marine Geology. 252, 1-2, p. 38-49. 12 p.
Journal article

Image-based measurement of flux variation in distal regions of active lava flows.
James, M.R., Pinkerton, H., Robson, S. 13/03/2007 In: Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 8, 3, 16 p.
Journal article

Mapping thermal anomalies using Airborne Thematic Mapper imagery: Grímsvötn caldera, Vatnajökull, Iceland.
Stewart, S.F., Pinkerton, H., Blackburn, G.A., Guðmundsson, M.T. 2007 In: Geological Society Special Publications. 283, p. 31-43. 13 p.
Journal article

Factors affecting the accuracy of thermal imaging cameras in volcanology
Ball, M., Pinkerton, H. 1/11/2006 In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 111, B11, 14 p.
Journal article

Oblique photogrammetry with visible and thermal images of active lava flows.
James, M.R., Robson, S., Pinkerton, H., Ball, M. 07/2006 In: Bulletin of Volcanology. 69, 1, p. 105-108. 4 p.
Journal article

Data-based approaches to analysing and modelling beach morphological changes at Duck, North Carolina.
Gunawardena, Y., Ilic, S., Pinkerton, H., Romanowicz, R. 2006 In: Proceedings Coastal Dynamics 2005. Barcelona : American Society of Civil Engineers p. 1-14. 14 p.
Paper

Imaging a growing lava dome with a portable radar.
Strutt, M., Ryan, G., Wadge, G., Dunkley, P.N., Applegarth, L.J., Pinkerton, H., Loughlin, S.C., Robertson, D.A., Macfarlane, D.G., James, M.R., Odbert, H.M. 2006 In: Eos Transactions American Geophysical Union. 87, 23, p. 226-228. 3 p.
Journal article

Prediction of beach morphological changes using a data-based approach
Gunawardena, Y., Ilic, S., Pinkerton, H., Romanowicz, R. 2006 In: Proceedings of the 30th Internatinal Conference on Coastal Engineering 2006. World Scientific Publishing p. 3168-3177. 10 p.
Paper

Use of a portable topographic mapping millimetre wave radar at an active lava flow.
Macfarlane, D.G., Wadge, G., Robertson, D.A., James, M.R., Pinkerton, H. 2006 In: Geophysical Research Letters. 33, 3, p. L03301.
Journal article

AVTIS: a novel millimetre-wave ground based instrument for volcano remote sensing
Wadge, G., Macfarlane, D.G., Robertson, D.A., Hale, A.J., Pinkerton, H., Burrell, R.V., Norton, G.E., James, M.R. 1/09/2005 In: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 146, 4, p. 307-318. 12 p.
Journal article

Field testing of the AVTIS radarometer at Soufriere Hills and Arenal volcanoes.
Wadge, G., Macfarlane, D.G., Robertson, D.A., Hale, A.J., Pinkerton, H., Burrell, R.V., Norton, G.E., James, M.R. 2005 In: Geophysical Research Abstracts. 7, p. 08715.
Journal article

A review and investigation of the Non-Newtonian properties of lavas based on laboratory experiments with analogue materials.
Pinkerton, H., Bagdassarov, N. 30/04/2004 In: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 132, 2-3, p. 115-136. 22 p.
Journal article

Birth, growth and morphologic evolution of the ‘larghetto’ cinder cone during the 2001 Etna eruption.
Calvari, S., Pinkerton, H. 30/04/2004 In: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 132, 2-3, p. 225-239. 15 p.
Journal article

Development of tumuli in the medial portion of the 1983 aa flow-field, Mount Etna, Sicily.
Duncan, A.M., Guest, J.E., Stofan, E., Anderson, S., Pinkerton, H., Calvari, S. 30/04/2004 In: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 132, 2-3, p. 173-187. 15 p.
Journal article

Viscoelastic behaviour of basaltic lavas.
James, M.R., Bagdassarov, N., MÜLLER, K., Pinkerton, H. 30/04/2004 In: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 132, 2-3, p. 99-113. 15 p.
Journal article

Estimating the rheology of basaltic lava flows.
Ellis, B., Wilson, L., Pinkerton, H. 2004 In: Lunar Planetary Science. xxxv(1
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Repeated fracture and healing of silicic magma generate flow banding and earthquakes?
Tuffen, H., Dingwell, D.B., Pinkerton, H. 12/2003 In: Geology. 31, 12, p. 1089-1092. 4 p.
Journal article

Effusion rate estimations during the 1999 summit eruption on Mount Etna, and growth of two distinct lava flow fields.
Pinkerton, H., Calvari, S., Neri, M. 1/01/2003 In: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 119, 1-4, p. 107-123. 17 p.
Journal article

Melting of the glacier base during a small-volume subglacial rhyolite eruption: evidence from Blahnukur, Iceland.
Tuffen, H., Pinkerton, H., Gilbert, J., McGarvie, D. 15/05/2002 In: Sedimentary Geology. 149, 1-3, p. 183-198. 16 p.
Journal article

The transport and eruption of magma from volcanoes : a review.
Pinkerton, H., Wilson, L., Macdonald, R. 05/2002 In: Contemporary Physics. 43, 3, p. 197-210. 14 p.
Journal article

Surface temperature measurements of active lava flows on Kilauea volcano, Hawai'i.
Pinkerton, H., James, M., Jones, A. 15/03/2002 In: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 113, 1-2, p. 159-176. 18 p.
Journal article

Instabilities in the summit region of Mount Etna during the 1999 eruption.
Pinkerton, H., Calvari, S. 01/2002 In: Bulletin of Volcanology. 63, 8, p. 526-535. 10 p.
Journal article

Physical volcanology of a subglacial-to-emergent rhyolitic tuya at Rauðufossafjöll, Torfajökull, Iceland.
Tuffen, H., McGarvie, D.W., Gilbert, J.S., Pinkerton, H. 2002 In: Geological Society Special Publications. 202, p. 213-236. 24 p.
Journal article

Radar imaging of the natural environment.
Lane, S.J., Mackin, R.O., Binley, A.M., Pinkerton, H., Peyton, A.J. 2001 In: Proceedings of the 2nd world congress on industrial process tomography. p. 224-227. 4 p.
Chapter

The anisotropy of magnetic susceptibility of lava flows : an experimental approach.
Canon-Tapia, E., Pinkerton, H. 05/2000 In: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 98, 1-4, p. 219-233. 15 p.
Journal article

Lava tube morphology on Etna and evidence for lava flow emplacement mechanisms.
Calvari, S., Pinkerton, H. 06/1999 In: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 90, 3-4, p. 263-280. 18 p.
Journal article

Lava tube morphology on Etna : insights for lava flow emplacement mechanisms.
Calvari, S., Pinkerton, H., Guest, J.E., Duncan, A. 1999 In: Geophysical Research Abstracts. 1, 4, p. 862-862. 1 p.
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Simulation of lava tube growth using stochastic cellular automata models.
Pinkerton, H., Tych, W., Kent, R., Calvari, S. 1999 In: Geophysical Research Abstracts. 1, 4, p. 861-861. 1 p.
Journal article

Thermal and rheological properties of Hawaiian lavas : a comparison of field and theoretical models.
Pinkerton, H., Kent, R. 1999 In: Geophysical Research Abstracts. 1, 4, p. 863-863. 1 p.
Journal article

Formation of lava tubes and extensive flow field during the 1991 - 93 eruption of Mount Etna.
Calvari, S., Pinkerton, H. 1998 In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 103, B11, p. 27291-27301. 11 p.
Journal article

Introduction to special section : Long lava flows.
Cashman, K.V., Pinkerton, H., Stephenson, J.R. 1998 In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 103, B11, p. 27281-27289. 9 p.
Journal article

Bubble coalescence in basaltic lava : its impact on the evolution of bubble populations.
Herd, R.A., Pinkerton, H. 01/1997 In: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 75, 1-2, p. 137-157. 21 p.
Journal article

Rheological properties of natrocarbonatites from Oldoinyo Lengai, Tanzania
Norton, G.E., Pinkerton, H. 1997 In: European Journal of Mineralogy. 9, 2, p. 351-364. 14 p.
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Evolution of natrocarbonatite from a wollastonite nephelinite parent: evidence from the June 1993 eruption of Oldoinyo Lengai, Tanzania.
Dawson, J.B., Pyle, D.M., Pinkerton, H. 1996 In: Journal of Geology. 104, p. 41-54. 14 p.
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Field measurements of the rheological and thermal properties of lavas from the East Rift Zone, Hawaii.
Pinkerton, H., Herd, R.A. 1996 In: EOS. V77, 22, p. 124-124. 1 p.
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Rheological properties of basaltic lavas at sub-liquidus temperatures: laboratory and field measurements on lavas from Mount Etna.
Pinkerton, H., Norton, G.E. 1996 In: Mineralogical Abstracts. 47, 3, p. 413-413. 1 p.
Journal article

Rheological properties of natrocarbonatites from Oldoinyo Lengai, Tanzania.
Pinkerton, H., Norton, G.E. 1996 In: Terra Abstracts Supplement 1: Terra Nova. 8, p. 50-51. 2 p.
Journal article

Rheological properties of basaltic lavas at sub-liquidus temperatures: laboratory and field-measurements on lavas from Mount Etna.
Pinkerton, H., Norton, G.E. 11/1995 In: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 68, 4, p. 307-323. 17 p.
Journal article

Field measurements of the rheological properties of basaltic lavas.
Pinkerton, H., Herd, R.A., Kent, R.M., Wilson, L. 1995 In: Lunar and Planetary Science. 26, p. 1127-1128. 2 p.
Journal article

June 1993 eruption of Oldoinyo Lengai, Tanzania: Exceptionally viscous and large carbonatite lava flows and evidence for coexisting silicate and carbonate magmas.
Dawson, J.B., Pinkerton, H., Pyle, D.M., Nyamweru, C. 09/1994 In: Geology. 22, 9, p. 799-802. 4 p.
Journal article

Factors controlling the lengths of channel-fed lava flows.
Pinkerton, H., Wilson, L. 05/1994 In: Bulletin of Volcanology. 56, 2, p. 108-120. 13 p.
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On the genesis of lava cracks in Hawaii by Adrien E. Scheidegger (1993): discussion and reply
Pinkerton, H. 05/1994 In: Terra Nova. 6, 3, p. 289-290. 2 p.
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Arachnoid-like feature on Oldoinyo Lengai, an active carbonatite volcano in Northern Tanzania.
Pinkerton, H., Dawson, J.B., Pyle, D.M. 1994 In: Lunar and Planetary Science. 25, p. 1087-1088. 2 p.
Journal article

Lava flow morphology and chemistry.
Pinkerton, H., Dawson, J.B., Pyle, D.M. 1994 In: Lunar and Planetary Science. 25, p. 1089-1090. 2 p.
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Modelling lava flow cooling using a finite difference numerical approximation.
Kent, R., Pinkerton, H. 1994 In: Lunar and Planetary Science. 25, p. 691-692. 2 p.
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Modelling the flow and heat transfer of magma flow in dikes using computational fluid dynamics.
Kent, R., Pinkerton, H. 1994 In: Lunar and Planetary Science. 25, p. 693-694. 2 p.
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A classification scheme for the morphology of lava flow fields.
Wilson, L., Pinkerton, H., Head, J.W., Magee-Roberts, K. 1993 In: Lunar and Planetary Science. 24, Part 3, p. 1527-1528. 2 p.
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A comparison of calculated and measured rheological properties of crystalising lavas in the field and in the laboratory.
Pinkerton, H., Norton, G.E. 1993 In: Lunar and Planetary Science. 24, p. 1149-1150. 2 p.
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Bubble coalescence in magmas.
Herd, R.A., Pinkerton, H. 1993 In: Lunar and Planetary Science. 24, p. 641-642. 2 p.
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Lava flow-field morphological classification and interpretation: examples from Venus.
Head, J.W., Magee-Roberts, K., Wilson, L., Pinkerton, H. 1993 In: Lunar and Planetary Science. 24, p. 627-628. 2 p.
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Thermal and rheological controls on magma migration in dikes: examples from the East Rift Zone of Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii.
Parfitt, E.A., Wilson, L., Pinkerton, H. 1993 In: Lunar and Planetary Science. 24, p. 1115-1116. 2 p.
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Volcanic activity on Oldoinyo Lengai, October 1993.
Dawson, J.B., Pinkerton, H., Pyle, D.M. 1993 In: SEAN Bulletin (Scientific Event Alert Network). 18, 10, p. 6-6. 1 p.
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Methods of determining the rheological properties of magmas at sub-liquidus temperatures.
Pinkerton, H., Stevenson, R.J. 11/1992 In: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 53, 1-4, p. 47-66. 20 p.
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Rheological properties of basaltic lavas.
Pinkerton, H., Stevenson, R.J. 1992 In: Lunar and Planetary Science. 23, p. 1079-1080. 2 p.
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Rheological properties of silicic lavas.
Pinkerton, H., Stevenson, R.J. 1992 In: Lunar and Planetary Science. 23, p. 1081-1082. 2 p.
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The dynamics of channel-fed lava flows.
Pinkerton, H., Wilson, L. 1992 In: Lunar and Planetary Science. 23, p. 1083-1084. 2 p.
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The physical properties of carbonatite lavas: implications for planetary volcanism.
Norton, G.E., Pinkerton, H. 1992 In: Lunar and Planetary Science. 23, p. 1001-1002. 2 p.
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