Yaqiong Lu

Guest Postdoctoral Fellow

Affiliate

Building 084, Room 0202C

74R316C

Phone: 510-486-5813

yaqionglu@lbl.gov

Biography

Yaqiong Lu is a guest postdoc fellow from University of California, Merced. She is working with Lara Kueppers in LBL and Elliott Campbell in UC Merced on a USDA project that exploring the dynamic linkages among regional climate, crop and biofuel markets, Land use, and energy security. Her postdoc research focus on develop and validate both statistical and process based crop models to quantify the corn and soybean yield changes in the future climate scenarios across the Midwest US. In her previous study, she coupled the agriculture version Community Land Model (CLM4) into the Weather Research and Forecasting Model (WRF3.3) and found crop management and growth play an important role in altering surface climate.