Lindsay Barbieri

born in Massachusetts

lives & works in Burlington, Vermont





University of Vermont, 2021

Doctor of Philosophy

Environment & Natural Resources

Ecological Economics Certificate, 2018

Certificate of Graduate Study in Ecological Economics, University of Vermont

Sustainable Agriculture Certificate, 2010

Farm Innovation, Education & Leadership Program

Washington State University Extension

Hampshire College, 2006 to 2010 

Bachelor of Arts in Natural Science

Planetary Science, GIS and Geomorphology

Fellowships & Leadership


Agriculture and Climate Change Fellow


American Farmland Trust

Switzer Environmental Fellow


Environmental Leadership: the Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation mobilizes leaders from diverse disciplines who focus on integrated solutions to environmental issues. 

Consultant: Agricultural Mitigation & Adaptation

2017 & 2018

Consultant on Agriculture Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation for the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS)


Writing & Presentations

2019 - Barbieri, L., Kral, S., et al. Intercomparison of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) measurements for atmospheric science during the LAPSE-RATE campaign. Sensors.

Link to Paper

2018 - Barbieri, L., Ahamed, S. ICT, Agricultural Development and Environmental Justice. ICT4S.

Link to Poster

2018 - Barbieri, L. Grow more food and mitigate climate change? Agricultural soil data could help. CGIAR Big Data in Ag Blog Competition.

Link to Blog Post

Awards & Grants


2018 - CGIAR Big Data in Ag Blog Competition:

Prize winning blog post on Agricultural soil data for food security and climate change mitigation


2017 - ESIP Catalyst Award:

for community building and leadership in the Earth Science Information Partners 

2016 - Most Innovative Research Award: 

for "connecting the fields of earth science, remote sensing and complex systems in technologically innovative ways."


2015 - Earth Science Information Partners:

  • FUNding Friday Award Winner

  • Drone Cluster: Project Grant


2009 - Design Art and Technology (DART) Grant

Innovative research at the intersection of design, art and technology