Luke Bateson

Luke Bateson

Principal remote sensing geologist
BGS Keyworth
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Luke Bateson’s Biography

  • 1996 – University of Edinburgh, BSc Geology and Physical Geography
  • 2000 – University of Edinburgh, MSc Geographical Information Systems
  • 2008 – ongoing:Senior Scientific Officer at the British Geological Survey
  • 2009 – BGS Project Leader for European Space Agency Terrafirma project
  • 2010 – BGS Project Leader for SubCoast
  • 2011 – Leader of PanGeo Service Design and Validation Panel (WP3)
  • 2014 – Technical lead for the creation of the Ground Instability Risk Profiling (GIRP) insurance service

Research interests

  • The application of Radar Interferometry to ground motion
  • Optical Remote Sensing
  • Geological interpretation of ground motion information
  • 3D visualisation of large spatial datasets

Current projects and collaborations

Publications

NERC Open Research Archive — Luke Bateson

Bateson, L, Novali, F, Cooksley, G, Capes, R, Marsh, S. 2009. TERRAFIRMA USER GUIDE Detecting and monitoring terrain-motion using Persistent Scatterer Interferometry. European Space Agency pdf document.
Bateson, L, Cuevas, M, Crosetto, M, Cigna, F, Schijf, M, Evans, H. 2012. PANGEO: Deliverable 3.5: Production Manual; Version 1. British Geological Survey Open Report OR/12/053.
Downey, I, R. Capes, L. Bateson, N. Odeh, F. van Bergen, C. Rogers (2011a) ESRIN Contract 22525/09/I/EC CO2 CAPTURE AND STORAGE (CCS) SERVICE CONCEPT Deliverable D2:- Report of enhanced service concept review (internal supply aspects) Reference: SciSys SSL/08-0500/D2/001 Issue: 1.1. Date: 28/09/2011

Published outputs
Bateson, L, Novali, F, Cooksley, G, Capes, R, Marsh, S. 2009. TERRAFIRMA USER GUIDE Detecting and monitoring terrain-motion using Persistent Scatterer Interferometry. European Space Agency pdf document.
Bateson, L, Cuevas, M, Crosetto, M, Cigna, F, Schijf, M, Evans, H. 2012. PANGEO: Deliverable 3.5: Production Manual; Version 1. British Geological Survey Open Report OR/12/053.
Downey, I, R. Capes, L. Bateson, N. Odeh, F. van Bergen, C. Rogers (2011a) ESRIN Contract 22525/09/I/EC CO2 CAPTURE AND STORAGE (CCS) SERVICE CONCEPT Deliverable D2:- Report of enhanced service concept review (internal supply aspects) Reference: SciSys SSL/08-0500/D2/001 Issue: 1.1. Date: 28/09/2011

Key papers

Bateson, L, Cigna, F, Boon, D, Sowter, A. 2015. The application of the Intermittent SBAS (ISBAS) InSAR method to the South Wales Coalfield, UK. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 34. 249-257. 10.1016/j.jag.2014.08.018
Cigna, F, Bateson, L B, Jordan, C J, Dashwood, C. 2014. Simulating SAR geometric distortions and predicting Persistent Scatterer densities for ERS-1/2 and ENVISAT C-band SAR and InSAR applications: nationwide feasibility assessment to monitor the landmass of Great Britain with SAR imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment, 152. 441-466. 10.1016/j.rse.2014.06.025
Cigna, F, Jordan, H, Bateson, L, McCormack, H, Roberts, C. 2014. Natural and anthropogenic geohazards in Greater London observed from geological and ERS-1/2 and ENVISAT Persistent Scatterers ground motion data: results from the EC FP7-SPACE PanGeo Project. Pure and Applied Geophysics. 10.1007/s00024-014-0927-3
Sowter, A, Bateson, L, Strange, P, Ambrose, K, Syafiudin, M F. 2013. DInSAR estimation of land motion using intermittent coherence with application to the South Derbyshire and Leicestershire coalfields. Remote Sensing Letters, 4 (10). 979-987. 10.1080/2150704X.2013.823673
Bateson, L, Vellico, M, Beaubien, S E, Pearce, J M, Annunziatellis, A, Ciotoli, G, Coren, F, Lombardi, S, Marsh, S. 2008. The application of remote-sensing techniques to monitor CO2-storage sites for surface leakage: Method development and testing at Latera (Italy) where naturally produced CO2 is leaking to the atmosphere, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, Vol. 2 (3), 388–400.
Sowter, A, Leighton, J, Adamska, L, Teferle, N, Bingley, R, Bateson, L. In Press. The Absolute Positioning of Persistent Scatterers in ENVISAT-1 ASAR Data. International Journal of Remote Sensing.
Pearce ,J M, Kirby, G A, Lacinska, A, Bateson, L, Wagner, D, Rochelle, C A, Cassidy, M. 2011. Reservoir-scale CO2-fluid rock interactions: Preliminary results from field investigations in the Paradox Basin, Southeast Utah. Energy Procedia 4 (2011) 5058–5065

Skills

  • Image acquisition, processing and interpretation
  • Data integration and product development
  • Service design and communication
  • Providing training
  • Research and project leadership
  • Geological mapping
  • 3D Visualisation
  • Interpretation of radar derived ground motion information

 

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