Dr. Jonathan Hickman

Research Scientist, Center for Climate Systems Research (CCSR), Columbia Climate School

Research Scientist, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS)

B-16 Hogan Hall
Mail Code MC3277
2910 Broadway
New York, NY 10025


Jonathan is a Research Scientist and has worked at NASA GISS since 2018.  He works on modeling, remote sensing, and measuring of trace gases, with a particular focus on emissions from soils and biomass burning and their implications for atmospheric composition, climate, and human well-being.

Jonathan earned his Ph.D. in 2009 from Stony Brook University.  Prior to becoming a Research Scientist at CCSR, Jonathan was an Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellow and Associate Research Scientist at the Earth Institute's Agriculture and Food Security Center (2009-2014), an Associate Editor at Nature Geoscience (2014-2017), a Research Associate at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (2017-2018), and a Senior Fellow in the NASA Postdoctoral Program (2018-2021).


Only select projects listed below
Name Start Date End Date
Freeze/Thaw Pulsing of Nitric Oxide: Mechanism, Magnitude, And Regional Impacts 4/1/22 8/31/24