John Faulkner Burkhart

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Mobile phone +47 96825011
Room 326
Visiting address Sem Saelands vei 1 Geologibygningen 0371 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1047 Blindern 0316 OSLO

Academic interests

  • Energy System Geophysics
  • Hydrology and Energy Transport in the Earth System
  • Arctic and Cryospheric Systems
  • Aerosols and Radiative Forcing Impacts to Hydrologic Systems

Hydrologic and Atmospheric Research in Arctic and Cryospheric Systems to understand coupling large scale atmospheric dynamics with climate and hydrologic sensitivity for energy and water resource evaluation.


Higher Education

Ph.D. University of Arizona, Department of Hydrology and Water Resources
M.Sc. University of Arizona, Department of Hydrology and Water Resources
B.Sc.  Iowa State University, Earth Systems Science Interdisciplinary Degree

Fun Stuff

April, 2017

LATICE in Nature Climate Change! April was a good month for LATICE, with two articles published in Nature Climate Change:

Piao, S., Liu, Z., Wang, T., Peng, S., Ciais, P., Huang, M., Ahlstrom A., Burkhart, J.F., Chevallier, F., Janssens, I., Jeong, S., Lin, X., Mao, J., Miller, J., Mohammat, A., Myneni, R.B., Penuelas, J., Shi, X., Stohl, A., Yao, Y., Zhu, Z., Tans, P.P. Weakening temperature control on the interannual variations of spring carbon uptake across northern lands Nature Climate Change (2017) doi:10.1038/nclimate3277


Chadburn, SE., Bruke, EJ., Cox, PM., Friedliigstein, P., Hugelius, G., & S. Westermann. 2017. An observation-based constraint on permafrost loss as a function of global warming. Nature Climate Change. doi:10.1038/nclimate3262

May, 2016:

We got the cover of JGR Atmospheres! 

Analysis of nitrate in the snow and atmosphere at Summit, Greenland: Chemistry and transport

GEOHYD glaciologists highlighted in The New Yorker:

From the New Yorker, Photograph by Simon Norfolk / Institute for The New Yorker
From the New Yorker, Photograph by Simon Norfolk 


Exploring a Himalayan glacier.

Markus Engelhardt and fellow Norwegian glaciologists heading to the Chhota Shigri glacier to take samples of sediment dating back as far as twelve thousand years. Their adventure was highlighed in a story in 'The New Yorker', April 2016. 

Tags: Hydrology, Cryosphere, Energy challenges, Water resources management, Uncertainty analyses
Published Dec. 10, 2013 7:55 PM - Last modified May 21, 2021 12:33 PM