Jennifer Lynn Lewicki



- Ph.D. Geoscience, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

- M.S. Geology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

- B.A. Geology, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY


Research Experience:

- Research Geologist (2012-present), U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA

- Geological Research Scientist/Geological Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Earth Sciences Division, Berkeley, CA

- Geological Sciences Postdoctoral Fellow, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Earth Sciences Division, Berkeley, CA

- Postdoctoral Fellow, University of South Florida, Department of Geology, Tampa, FL


Additional Service:

- Co-Leader, IAVCEI Commission on Volcanic Lakes (2019-present)



Lewicki, J.L. Long-term year-round observations of magmatic CO2 emissions on Mammoth Mountain, California, USA.  Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 418,, 2021.

Lewis, A., Sare, R., Lewicki, J.L., Hilley, G.E.  High-resolution imaging of hydrothermal heat fluxes using optical and thermal Structure-from-Motion photogrammetry.  Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 393,, 2020.

Lewicki, J.L., Evans, W.C., Montgomery-Brown, E.K., Mangan, M., King, J.C., Hunt, A.G.  Rate of magma supply beneath Mammoth Mountain, California based on helium isotopes and CO2 emissions. Geophysical Research Letters, 46,, 2019. 

Bouligand, C., Hurwitz, S., Vandemeulebrouck, J., Byrdina, S., Kass, M.A., Lewicki, J.L.  Heat and mass transport in a vapor-dominated hydrothermal area in Yellowstone National Park, USA: inferences from magnetic, electrical, electromagnetic, subsurface temperature and diffuse CO2 flux measurements.  Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth,, 2018.

Cawse-Nicholson, K., Fisher, J.B.,. Famiglietti, C.A , Braverman, A. , Schwandner, F.M., Lewicki, J.L. , Townsend, P.A., Schimel, D.S., Pavlick, R. , Bormann, K., Ferraz, A.A. , Ye, Z., Kang, L.E., Ma, P. , Bogue, R. , Youmans, T. , Pieri, D.C. Ecosystem responses to elevated CO2 using airborne remote sensing at Mammoth Mountain, California. Biogeosciences, 15, 7403-7418,, 2018.

Peiffer, L., Wanner, C., Lewicki, J.L.  Unraveling the dynamics of magmatic CO2 degassing at Mammoth Mountain, California.  Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 484, 318-328,, 2018.

Lewicki, J.L., P.J. Kelly, D. Bergfeld, R.G. Vaughan, J.B. Lowenstern.  Monitoring gas and heat emissions at Norris Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, USA based on a combined eddy covariance and Multi-GAS approach.  Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 347, 312-326,, 2017.  

Lewicki, J.L., C. Caudron, V.J. van Hinsberg, and G.E. Hilley.  High spatio-temporal resolution observations of crater-lake temperatures at Kawah Ijen volcano, East Java, Indonesia.  Bulletin of Volcanology, 78, doi:10.1007/s00445-016-1049-9, 2016.

Gunawan, H., C. Caudron, J. Pallister, S. Primulyana, B. Christenson, W. McCausland, V. Van Hinsberg, J.L. Lewicki, D. Rouwet, P. Kelly, C. Kern, C. Werner, J.B. Johnson, S.B. Utami, D.K. Syahbana, U. Saing, S.B.H. Purwanto, C. Sealing, M. Martinez Cruz, S. Maryanto, P. Bani, A. Laurin, A. Schmid, K. Bradley, I. Nandaka, and M. Hendrasto, New insights into Kawah Ijen’s volcanic system from the wet volcano workshop experiment. Special Issue Geochemistry and Geophysics of Active Volcanic Lakes, Eds.  T. Ohba, B. Capaccioni, and C. Caudron, Geological Society, Special Publications, 2016.

 Lewis, A., G.E. Hilley, and J.L. Lewicki, Integrated thermal infrared imaging and Structure-from-Motion photogrammetry to map apparent temperature and radiant hydrothermal heat flux at Mammoth Mountain, CA USA.  Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 303, 16-24,, 2015.

Lewicki, J.L. and G.E. Hilley, Multi-scale observations of the variability of magmatic CO2 emissions, Mammoth Mountain, CA, USA.  Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research284, 1-15, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2014.07.011, 2014.

Lewicki, J.L., G.E. Hilley, D.R. Shelly, J.C. King, J.P. McGeehin, M. Mangan, and W.C. Evans, Crustal migration of CO2-rich magmatic fluids recorded by tree-ring radiocarbon and seismicity at Mammoth Mountain, CA, USA. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 390, 52-58,, 2014.

Bergfeld, D., J.L. Lewicki, W.C. Evans, A.G. Hunt, K. Revesz, and M. Huebner, Geochemical investigation of the hydrothermal system on Akutan Island, Alaska, July 2012. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2013–5231, 20 p.,, 2014.

Lewicki, J.L., G.E. Hilley, L. Dobeck, T.L. McLing, B.M. Kennedy, M. Bill, and B.D.V. Marino, Input of geologic CO2 into groundwater and the atmosphere, Soda Springs, ID, USA. Chemical Geology, 339, 61-70, doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2012.06.013, 2013.

Hogan, J., J.A. Shaw, R.L. Lawrence, J.L. Lewicki, L.M. Dobeck, and L.H. Spangler, Detection of leaking CO2 gas with vegetation reflectances measured by a low-cost multispectral imager.  IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 5, 699-706, 2012. 

Lewicki, J.L. and G.E. Hilley, Eddy covariance network design for mapping and quantification of surface CO2 leakage fluxes.  International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 7, 137-144, doi:10.1016/j.ijggc.2012.01.010,  2012.

Lewicki, J.L., G.E. Hilley, L. Dobeck, and B.D.V. Marino, Eddy covariance imaging of diffuse volcanic CO2 emissions at Mammoth Mountain, CA, USA. Bulletin of Volcanology, 74, 135-141, doi:10.1007/s00445-011-0503-y, 2012.

Pan, L., J.L. Lewicki, C.M. Oldenburg, and M.L. Fischer, Time-windows-based filtering method for near-surface detection of leakage from geologic carbon sequestration sites. Environmental Earth Sciences, 60, 359-369, doi:10.1007/s12665-009-0436-3, 2010.

Lewicki, J. L., G.E. Hilley, L. Dobeck, and L. Spangler, Dynamics of CO2 fluxes and concentrations during a shallow subsurface CO2 release, Environmental Earth Sciences, 60,  285-297, doi:, 10.1007/s12665-009-0396-7, 2010.

Oldenburg, C.M., J.L. Lewicki, L. Pan, L. Dobeck, and L. Spangler, Origin of the patchy emission pattern at the ZERT CO2 release test. Environmental Earth Sciences, 60, 241-250, doi: 10.1007/s12665-009-0442-5, 2010.

Male, E.J., W.L. Pickles, E.I. Silver, G.D. Hoffmann, J. Lewicki, M. Apple, K. Repasky, and E.A. Burton, Using hyperspectral plant signatures for leak detection during the 2008 ZERT CO2 sequestration field experiment in Bozeman, MT.  Environmental Earth Sciences, 60, 251-261, doi: 10.1007/s12665-009-0372-2, 2010.

Rouse, J.H., J.A. Shaw, R.L. Lawrence, J.L. Lewicki, L.M. Dobeck, K.S. Repasky, and L.H. Spangler, Multi-spectral imaging of vegetation for detecting CO2 leakage from underground.  Environmental Earth Sciences, 60, 313-323, doi: 10.1007/s12665-010-0483-9, 2010.

Spangler, L.H., L.M. Dobeck, K.S. Repasky,, A shallow subsurface controlled release facility in Bozeman, MT, USA, for testing near surface CO2 detection techniques and transport models.  Environmental Earth Sciences, 60, 227-239, doi:10.1007/s12665-009-0400-2, 2010.

Lewicki, J.L. and G.E. Hilley, Eddy covariance mapping and quantification of surface CO2 leakage fluxes.  Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L21802, doi:10.1029/2009GL040775, 2009.

Lewicki, J. L., G.E. Hilley, M.L. Fischer, L. Pan, C.M. Oldenburg, L. Dobeck, and L. Spangler, Eddy covariance observations of surface leakage during shallow subsurface CO2releases, Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 114, D12302, doi:10.1029/2008JD011297, 2009.

Oldenburg, C.M., J.L. Lewicki, L. Dobeck, and L. Spangler, Modeling gas transport in the shallow subsurface during the ZERT CO2 release test. Transport in Porous Media,doi:10.10007/s11242-009-9361-x, 2009.

Lewicki, J. L., M.L. Fischer, and G.E. Hilley, Six-week time series of eddy covariance CO2 flux at Mammoth Mountain, California: performance evaluation and role of meteorological forcing, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 171, 178-190, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2007.11.029, 2008.

Lewicki, J.L., C.M. Oldenburg, L. Dobeck, and L. Spangler, Surface COleakage during two shallow subsurface COreleases, Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L24402, doi:101029/2007GL032047, 2007.

Lewicki, J.L., G.E. Hilley, T. Tosha, R. Aoyagi, K. Yamamoto, and S.M. Benson, Dynamic coupling of volcanic COflow and wind at the Horseshoe Lake tree kill, Mammoth Mountain, California, Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L03401, doi:10.1029/2006GL028848, 2007.

Lewicki, J.L., J.T. Birkholzer, and C.-F. Tsang, Natural and industrial analogues for leakage of COfrom storage reservoirs: identification of features, events, and processes and lessons learned, Environmental Geology, 52, doi:10.1007/s00254-006-0479-7, 2007.

Oldenburg, C.M. and J.L. Lewicki, On leakage and seepage of COfrom geologic storage sites into surface water, Environmental Geology, 50, 691–705, doi:10.1007/s00254-006-0242-0, 2006.

Bryant, J.A., G.M. Yogodzinski, M.L. Hall, J.L. Lewicki, and D.G. Bailey, Geochemical constraints on the origin of volcanic rocks from the Andean Northern Volcanic Zone, Ecuador, Journal of Petrology, doi:10.1093/petrology/egl006, 2006.

Lewicki, J.L., G.E. Hilley, and C.M. Oldenburg, An improved strategy to detect COleakage for verification of geologic carbon sequestration, Geophysical Research Letters, 32 (19), L19403, doi:10.1029/2005GL024281, 2005.

Lewicki, J.L., D. Bergfeld, C. Cardellini, G. Chiodini, D. Granieri, N. Varley, and C. Werner, Comparative soil COflux measurements and geostatistical estimation methods on Masaya volcano, Nicaragua, Bulletin of Volcanology, 68, 76-90, doi: 10.1007/s00445-005-0423-9, 2005.

Wardell, L.J., P. Delmelle, T. Fischer, J.L. Lewicki, E. Malavassi, J. Stix, and W. Strauch, Volcanic gas workshop fosters international focus on state of the art measurement techniques, Eos (Transactions, American Geophysical Union), 84(47), 519, 2003.

Lewicki, J.L., C. Connor, K. St-Amand, J. Stix, and W. Spinner, Self-potential, soil CO2 flux, and temperature on Masaya volcano, Nicaragua, Geophysical Research Letters, 30,1817, 2003.

Lewicki, J.L., W.C. Evans, G.E. Hilley, M.L. Sorey, J.D. Rogie, and S.L. Brantley, Shallow soil CO2 flow along the San Andreas and Calaveras faults, California, Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth, 108, 2187, doi:10.1029/2002JB002141, 2003.

Cardellini, C., G. Chiodini, F. Frondini, D. Granieri, J. Lewicki, and L. Peruzzi, Accumulation chamber measurements of methane fluxes: application to volcanic-geothermal areas and landfills, Applied Geochemistry, 18, 45-54, 2003.

Lewicki, J.L., T. Fischer, and S.N. Williams, Chemical and isotopic compositions of fluids at Cumbal volcano, Colombia: evidence for magmatic contribution, Bulletin of Volcanology, 62, 347-361, 2000.

Lewicki, J.L. and S.L. Brantley, CO2 degassing along the San Andreas fault, Parkfield, California, Geophysical Research Letters, 27, 5-8, 2000.