Elizabeth A. Burakowski

Research Assistant Professor
Office: Earth Systems Research Center, Morse Hall, Durham, NH 03824
Elizabeth Burakowski


  • Ph.D., Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of New Hampshire
  • M.S., University of New Hampshire
  • B.A., Wellesley College

Courses Taught

  • ESCI 405: Global Environmental Change
  • ESCI 514: Introduction to Climate
  • ESCI 765: Paleoclimatology
  • INCO 790: Adv Rsrch Exp/Earth Sys ResCen

Selected Publications

Levy, C. R., Burakowski, E., & Richardson, A. D. (2018). Novel Measurements of Fine-Scale Albedo: Using a Commercial Quadcopter to Measure Radiation Fluxes. REMOTE SENSING, 10(8). doi:10.3390/rs10081303

Burakowski, E., Tawfik, A., Ouimette, A., Lepine, L., Novick, K., Ollinger, S., . . . Bonan, G. (2018). The role of surface roughness, albedo, and Bowen ratio on ecosystem energy balance in the Eastern United States. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 249, 367-376. doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2017.11.030

Bonan, G. B., Patton, E. G., Harman, I. N., Oleson, K. W., Finnigan, J. J., Lu, Y., & Burakowski, E. A. (2018). Modeling canopy-induced turbulence in the Earth system: a unified parameterization of turbulent exchange within plant canopies and the roughness sublayer (CLM-ml v0). Geoscientific Model Development, 11(4), 1467-1496. doi:10.5194/gmd-11-1467-2018

AMARAL, T. R. I. S. T. A. N., WAKE, C. A. M. E. R. O. N. P., DIBB, J. A. C. K. E., BURAKOWSKI, E. L. I. Z. A. B. E. T. H. A., & STAMPONE, M. A. R. Y. (2017). A simple model of snow albedo decay using observations from the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow-Albedo (CoCoRaHS-Albedo) Network. Journal of Glaciology, 63(241), 877-887. doi:10.1017/jog.2017.54

Contosta, A. R., Adolph, A., Burchsted, D., Burakowski, E., Green, M., Guerra, D., . . . Wollheim, W. (2017). A longer vernal window: the role of winter coldness and snowpack in driving spring transitions and lags. Global Change Biology, 23(4), 1610-1625. doi:10.1111/gcb.13517

Burakowski, E. A., Ollinger, S. V., Bonan, G. B., Wake, C. P., Dibb, J. E., & Hollinger, D. Y. (2016). Evaluating the Climate Effects of Reforestation in New England Using a Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model Multiphysics Ensemble. Journal of Climate, 29(14), 5141-5156. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0286.1

Lutz, D. A., Burakowski, E. A., Murphy, M. B., Borsuk, M. E., Niemiec, R. M., & Howarth, R. B. (2016). Trade-offs between three forest ecosystem services across the state of New Hampshire, USA: timber, carbon, and albedo. Ecological Applications, 26(1), 146-161. doi:10.1890/14-2207

Burakowski, E. A., Ollinger, S. V., Lepine, L., Schaaf, C. B., Wang, Z., Dibb, J. E., . . . Martin, M. (2015). Spatial scaling of reflectance and surface albedo over a mixed-use, temperate forest landscape during snow-covered periods. Remote Sensing of Environment, 158, 465-477. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2014.11.023

Burakowski, E., Wake, C. P., Dibb, J. E., & Stampone, M. (2013). Putting the capital ‘A’ in CoCoRAHS: an experimental programme to measure albedo using the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow (CoCoRaHS) Network. Hydrological Processes, 27(21), 3024-3034. doi:10.1002/hyp.9825

Burakowski, E. A., Wake, C. P., Braswell, B., & Brown, D. P. (2008). Trends in wintertime climate in the northeastern United States: 1965–2005. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113(D20). doi:10.1029/2008JD009870

Most Cited Publications