William Wrigley Senior Fellow - Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Deputy Director, Center on Food Security and the Environment; Associate Professor, Earth System Science
Earth, Energy, and Environmental Sciences
Deputy Director, Center on Food Security and the Environment; Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies; Water, Health and Development
Climate, Food Security
David Lobell is an associate professor at Stanford University in Earth System Science, and the deputy director of Stanford's Center on Food Security and the Environment. His research focuses on identifying opportunities to raise crop yields in major agricultural regions, with a particular emphasis on adaptation to climate change. His current projects span Africa, South Asia, Mexico, and the United States, and involve a range of tools including remote sensing, GIS, and crop and climate models. In September 2013 he was honored with a MacArthur Fellowship for his research on the impact of climate change on crop production and food security.
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Environmental Venture Projects
News & Press Releases
FSE deputy director David Lobell has been named the William Wrigley Senior Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI). Lobell is also an Associate Professor in Earth System Science.
Woods Senior Fellows David Lobell (Earth System Science) and Noah Diffenbaugh (Earth System Science) discuss the latest study on the connection between climate change and the California drought.
By Justin Gillis,
Quotes Senior Fellow David Lobell on study findings that air pollution in India has become so severe that yields of crops are being cut by almost half
By Azeen Ghorayshi,
Quotes Woods Senior Fellow David Lobell on whether climate change affects food supply
By Christopher Doering,,