Environmental Science Division (EVS) a Division of Argonne National Laboratory
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Christopher B. Harto
Energy/Environmental Systems Policy Analyst
Natural Resource Economics and Systems Analysis Team
(202)488-2457
Degree
M.S., Sustainability, Arizona State University, 2009.
Current Role
Energy and Environmental Analyst, Natural Resource Economics and Systems Analysis Team.
Capabilities
Research quantifying environmental impacts of energy technologies; sustainability analysis; application of life cycle assessment; energy-water nexus issues.
Career Highlights
  • Principal investigator: Carbon sequestration projects related to extracted water management and life cycle water consumption; life cycle water consumption of low-carbon transportation fuels.
  • Key research staff: Water resource impacts of geothermal energy; drought risk to electricity production in the U.S. West and in Texas; evaluation of environmental and social impacts of shale gas development.
  • Department of Defense contractor: Probabilistic risk assessment; atmospheric transport and diffusion modeling; hazard assessment.