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
M.S., Sustainability, Arizona State University, 2009.
Current Role
Energy and Environmental Analyst, Natural Resource Economics and Systems Analysis Team.
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.