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Gregory P. Asner, MA, PhD  
Professor of Environmental Earth System Science (former)

Carnegie Institution
260 Panama Street
Stanford, California, 94305-4150


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Greg Asner is a faculty member in the Carnegie Institution's Department of Global Ecology and in the Department of Environmental Earth System Science at Stanford University. His scientific training spans the fields of ecology, biogeochemistry, remote sensing and engineering. Asner and his colleagues combine field studies, airborne and satellite remote sensing, and computer simulation modeling to study land use and climate change at the regional level. He focuses much of his research in the humid tropical forests and deserts of the world.


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Sugarcane changes the temperature of local climate, Stanford researchers say
The study was funded by the Stanford University Global Climate and Energy Project. Greg Asner, a professor, by courtesy, of environmental Earth system science, is a coauthor of the paper. Lobell is also a center fellow at both the Freeman Spogli ...
April 22, 2011 in Stanford University News

Google opens world's forests for all to see
"It's transformational," said Greg Asner, a scientist with the Carnegie Institution for Science at Stanford University, shortly after he described the ...
December 13, 2010 in Contra Costa Times

New Google Tool Helps Monitor World's Forests
Greg Asner of the Carnegie Institute at Stanford is one of Google's partners in the project. His lab provided some of the algorithms built into the Earth ...
December 4, 2010 in KQED News Fix (blog)

New Google Earth Engine
Another key contributor was tropical ecologist Greg Asner of the Carnegie Institution for Science in Stanford, California, who a year ago announced a ...
December 3, 2010 in Science AAAS

What Lies Beneath
In the current millennium, says Holly Gibbs of Stanford University's Program on Food Security and Environment, global forest clearing has been totaling ...
September 9, 2010 in U.S. News & World Report

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