Lara Kueppers

University of California, Berkeley
Faculty Scientist
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Dr. Lara Kueppers is an Faculty Scientist in the Climate and Ecosystem Sciences Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Assistant Professor in the Energy and Resources Group at UC Berkeley. Dr. Kueppers uses field observations and experiments, as well as climate and biosphere models, to investigate climate-ecosystem feedbacks, vegetation dynamics, and the effects of agriculture on the atmosphere. She is the Deputy Director of DOE’s Next Generation Ecosystem Experiments – Tropics (NGEE-Tropics) project. She also directs the Alpine Treeline Warming Experiment through her appointment as Assistant Research Scientist at University of California, Merced.