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All News: David Lobell

a man in a mask standing in a field with tall plants
July 29, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
The researchers hypothesize outcomes of the pandemic’s unprecedented socioeconomic disruption and outline research priorities for advancing our... Read More
May 5, 2020 | Center on Food Securirty and the Environment
COVID-19, combined with the effects of ongoing civil conflicts; hotter, drier weather in many areas; and an unfolding locust invasion in Africa and... Read More
April 22, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
For the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, April 20, Stanford researchers reflect on environmental success stories. 
December 6, 2019 | Center on Food Security and the Environment
By monitoring crops through machine learning and satellite data, Stanford scientists have found farms that till the soil less can increase yields of... Read More
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October 9, 2019 | Stanford School of Engineering
A model that processes satellite imagery can accurately predict whether homes have access to piped water and sanitation, what crop yields will look... Read More
October 7, 2019 | Center on Food Security and the Environment
New study finds small satellites can help target agricultural interventions in locations where impact will be greatest.
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May 7, 2019 | NASA
Using satellite imagery and Google Earth Engine, researchers build high-resolution maps of smallholder maize systems in East Africa.
corn in drought
March 19, 2019
As more of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide enters the atmosphere, leading to climate change, crops might carry fewer nutrients, like zinc and iron... Read More
Smokestacks in Champaign, Illinois
December 13, 2018
Stanford researchers along with scholars across the country find the evidence for greenhouse gases endangering human health and welfare is even more... Read More

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