William Wrigley Senior Fellow - Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies; 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
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.
Selected Publications by this Author
Data Science for Food Security (PDF/1.96 MB) »
News & Press Releases
Experts from around the world are gathering in Bonn, Germany for the 23rd annual United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 23) to discuss a path to implementation of the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement.
David Lobell discusses the connections and misconceptions of climate change and agriculture.
By David L. Chandler,
Study by David Lobell is mentioned in correlation to increase C02 emissions in India, stripping away nutritional value of crops such as wheat and rice
By Charu Bahri,