Scientist Profile: Susan Hubbard, PhD

February 4, 2019 |  

Associate Lab Director
Earth & Environmental Sciences Area (EESA)
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

PhD, Engineering, UC Berkeley
MS, Geophysics, Virginia Tech
BS, Geology, UC Santa Barbara

Dr. Susan Hubbard leads the 500-staff EESA unit at Berkeley Lab in studies of climate science, terrestrial ecosystem, environmental and water science, and subsurface energy geoscience. With career experience spanning industry and government, Dr. Hubbard helps the U.S. Department of Energy incorporate its understanding of natural systems and global change with its research and recommendations for America’s energy future. Dr. Hubbard is a current CCST Council Member.

Dr. Hubbard can speak and advise on the following technical fields:

  • Water resiliency, water-energy issues, and water quality mitigation in California.
  • Soil health, soil carbon, and precision agriculture in California.
  • Energy geoscience, including geothermal and carbon sequestration strategies.
  • Advanced approaches to monitor and predict environmental system dynamics

 

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Updated: 2019.02.04

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