John Andrew Dykema

Research Associate

Divison of Engineering and Applied Science, Harvard University


Mailing Address:

12 Oxford Street


MA 02138



Phone: +1 617 495 5922

Fax: +1 617 495 4902


Research Interests:



A.B. Phyiscs, UC Berkeley, 1993

M.Sc. Experimental Condensed Matter Physics, Oxford University, 1998

Ph. D. Applied Physics, Harvard University, 2002


Invited Talks:

EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 2006

ARM Science Team Meeting, Daytona, FL, 2005

EGU General Assembly, Nice, France, 2003


Selected Publications:

Dykema, J.A., and J.G. Anderson; “A methodology for obtaining on-orbit SI-traceable spectral radiance measurements in the thermal infrared,” Metrologia 43 (2006) 287-293.


Anderson, J. G.; Dykema, J. A.; Goody, R. M.; Hu, H.; Kirk-Davidoff, D. B., “Absolute, spectrally-resolved, thermal radiance: a benchmark for climate monitoring from space,” Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer, 85 (3-4) 367-383.


Keith, D. W.; Dykema, J. A.; Hu, H.; Lapson, L.; Anderson, J. G. Airborne Interferometer for Atmospheric Emission and Solar Absorption,

Applied Optics LP, 40 (30) 5463-5473.