Kathleen R. Johnson

1222 Croul Hall,3206 Croul Hall University of California Irvine Irvine, CA 92697 (949) 824-6174, 1060 kathleen.johnson@uci.edu
Associate Professor of Earth System Science

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2004, Geology

B.S., University of Michigan, 1996, Geology

Biography and Research: 

Professor Johnson studies modern cave systems to assess the environmental controls on speleothem geochemistry and improve interpretation of paleoclimate records based on stable isotopes, trace elements and radiocarbon. She utilizes instrumental climate data, paleoclimate data and isotope-enabled climate models to investigate the spatial and temporal patterns of natural climate variability, calibrate paleoclimate proxy data and investigate mechanisms of past climate variability.

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