formerly BinghamAssociate Professor
email: lisa dot watson at uis dot no
M.Sc., Geographic Information Management and Applications, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 2011
Ph.D., Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 2017
B.Sc. and M.Sc. Topics Available:
Valuing ecosystem services and assessing uncertainty
Using GIS for field studies
Visualization of data
Using National Spatial Data Repositories
Risk analysis of environmental or exploration factors in a spatial environment
Geologic studies from satellite imagery
GIS-based plate reconstructions
Lidar modeling for cultural heritage, city planning, or geologic studies
See current course plan for detailed description.
e-GEO260: Continuing Education: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
IER620(GEO620): Master of Science in Petroleum Geosciences Engineering and Computational Engineering: Developing Research Skills
|Current Research Projects and Topics:
Caribbean Basins, Tectonics and Hydrocarbons
Valuing global ecosystem services and affects of climate change in collaboration with Dr. Derek Karssenberg and Dr. Menno Straatsma at Utrecht University
Assessing uncertainty and sensitivity in ecosystem service valuations with Dr. Judith Verstegen at University of Muenster
Lidar interpretation of Mycenaean archaeological sites in collaboration with Dr. Kim Shelton at UC-Berkeley with UiS PhD Candidate Ivan Gutierrez
Fuzzy logic multi-criteria evaluation for petroleum exploration
Combining data sets
GIS for geoscience and petroleum
Previous Research Projects:
Mapping Known "Green" Energy Sources in Northern Europe
GIS Compilation Caribbean Active Faults and GIS Study of Tectonic Geomorphology of the Papuan Peninsula, Papua New Guinea
Uplift of active core complexes, Papua New Guinea: Combining constraints from Holocene coral reefs and fluvial geomorphology
Bingham, L. and Escalona, A., 2011. Creating a Unified Geologic Database: The Need for a Global Standard. First Break, 29: 41-48.
Bingham, L., Escalona, A., and Karssenberg, D. (2016). Error propagation in a fuzzy logic multi-criteria evaluation for petroleum exploration. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 30(8), 1552-1578. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13658816.2016.1142547
Bingham, L., R. Zurita-Milla, and A. Escalona, 2012, GIS-based Fuzzy Logic for Petroleum Exploration: AAPG Bulletin, v.96, p. 2121-2142
Escalona, A. and Bingham, L., 2011. The Value Chain and Hydrocarbon Reserves. In: M. Lien (Editor), Introduction to Petroleum Geology. Vett & Viten ELS, Hřvik, Norway, pp. 254-264.
Sekulic, M., A. Mansourian, A. Siljeg, L. Watson, and B. Cavric, 2020, Multi-Criteria spatial-based modelling for optimal alignment of roadway by-passes in the Tlokweng Planning Area, Botswana (Journal of Spatial Science, doi: 10.1080/14498596.2020.1755731.
Trede, C., N. Cardozo, and L. Watson, 2019, What is the appropriate sample size for strike and dip measurements? An evaluation from compass, smartphone and LiDAR measurements (Norwegian Journal of Geology, v. 99, no. 3, p. 1-14, doi: . https://dx.doi.org/10.17850/njg99-3-4.
Watson, L., M. W. Straatsma, J. A. Verstegegen, N. Wanders, S. M. de Jong, and D. Karssenberg, 2020, Global ecosystem service values affected by climate change (Environmental Research Letters, v. 15, no. 2, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/ab5aab.
|Conference Presentations, first author:
Bingham, L., Escalona, A., and Mann, P., 2007, Building an Integrated, Digital Database Using HTML and GIS Tools: A Case Study for the Northern South American Petroleum Province, American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Conference: Long Beach, California, American Association of Petroleum Geologists.
Bingham, L., Escalona, A., and Mann, P., 2007, Building an integrated, digital database using HTML and GIS tools: A case study for the northern South American petroleum province, Geological Society of Trinidad and Tobago: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Geological Society of Trinidad and Tobago.
Bingham, L., and Karssenberg, D. (2014, 3-6 June). Error propagation in a fuzzy logic spatial multi-criteria evaluation. Paper presented at the Proceedings of the AGILE'2014 International Conference on Geographic Information Science, Castellón, Spain.
Bingham, L., King, W., and Mann, P., 2007, GIS-Based Active Fault Map of the Caribbean Plate Margins, Geological Society of America annual meeting: Denver, CO, GSA.
Bingham, L., Escalona, A., Norton, I., and Mann, P., 2009, GIS-Based Hydrocarbon Resource Map of the Mexican Sector of the Gulf of Mexico, AAPG Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado, AAPG.
Bingham, L. and Escalona, A., 2010. Mapping Known 'Green' Energy Sources in Northern Europe, 29th Nordic Winter Conference, Oslo, Norway.
Bingham, L., Escalona, A. and Mann, P., 2010. Creaming Curves and Discovery Trends of 5 Basins from the Gulf of Mexico to Northern South America, AAPG Annual Conference. AAPG, New Orleans, LA.
Bingham, L., Escalona, A. and Mann, P., 2010. Creating a Unified Geologic Database: Methods and Techniques, EAGE Annual Conference. EAGE, Barcelona, Spain.
Bingham, L. and Escalona, A., 2011. Using Regional GIS-Based Suitability Maps in Petroleum Exploration: Case Study of Northern South America, Norwegian Geological Society Winter Conference, Stavanger, Norway.
Bingham, L., Escalona, A., and Zurita-Milla, R., 2012. GIS-based Analysis for Petroleum Exploration - Case Study of Northern South America, EAGE Conference. EAGE, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Watson, L., J. A. Verstegegen, M. W. Straatsma, and D. Karssenberg, 2020, Quantifying Uncertainty and Assessing Sensitivity in Global Mapping of Ecosystem Services: EGU General Assembly. Vienna, Austria, May.
Du, W., Bingham, L. and Escalona, A., 2011. Using 3D Visualization and GIS for Virtual Field trips: A Case Study of Oslo Graben, Norway, Norwegian Geological Society Winter Conference, Stavanger, Norway.
Escalona, A. and Bingham, L., 2011. Peak Oil: An Elusive Target, The impact of technology and frontier exploration, Norwegian Geological Society Winter Conference, Stavanger, Norway.
Escalona, A., Mann, P., and Bingham, L., 2008, Hydrocarbon exploration plays in the great Caribbean region and neighboring provinces, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, San Antonio, Texas, AAPG.
King, W. P., Bingham, L., Mann, P., DeMets, C., and Wiggins-Grandison, M. D., 2007, Possible existence of an unidentified, seismogenic fault zone along the southern coast of Jamaica: A compilation of earthquake and remote sensing data, Geological Society of America annual meeting, Denver, Colorado, GSA.
Trede, C., N. Cardozo, and L. Watson, 2018, What is an appropriate size for strike and dip measurements? An evaluation from compass, smart phone, and LiDAR measurements: EGU Annual Conference. Vienna, Austria, 8-13 April.
|Other Presentations, presenter:
Watson, L., and Mann, P., 2004, 3D imaging of the Owen Stanley Fault Zone, Papuan Peninsula, Papua New Guinea, Austin, University of Texas Institute for Geophysics.
Bingham, L., 2006, Making Maya Ceramics, Austin, University of Texas Institute for Geophysics and Mesoamerican Archaeological Research Lab.
Bingham, L., Mann, P., and Escalona, A., 2008, How to Construct and Manage a Regional Geologic-Geophysical-Hydrocarbon Database Using ArcGIS, Oil in Honduras: Focus on the Tela Basin, Houston, TX, JGI, Inc.