born in Massachusetts
lives & works in Burlington, Vermont
University of Vermont, 2014 to present
PhD Graduate Program
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
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)
Fellow & Chair: Earth Science Information Partners
2015 to present
Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) Federation
Drone Cluster, Earth Science Data Analytics Cluster, Agriculture and Climate Cluster
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.
2018 - Barbieri, L., Ahamed, S. ICT, Agricultural Development and Environmental Justice. ICT4S.
2018 - Barbieri, L. Grow more food and mitigate climate change? Agricultural soil data could help. CGIAR Big Data in Ag Blog Competition.
2018 - Silva, S., Barbieri, L., Thomer, A. Observing vegetation phenology through social media. PLoS ONE.
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