Gregory P. Asner

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Gregory P. Asner, MA, PhD

  • Professor of Environmental Earth System Science

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


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.