I am interested in working on new methods for the analysis of volcanic ash (tephra deposits). Much of this work is a natural outcome of work on individual field projects, but more general approaches can be found here.
Watson, Judith; Tryon, Christian; Vicens, Anne.
2011 Faster and more accurate processing of samples for microtephrochronology. In Proceedings of the 37th International Symposium of Archaeometry, 12th-16th May 2008, Sienna, Italy. Turbanti-Memmi, I. ed. New York: Springer, pp. 509-513. pdf