Prof. David Lapola is August-Wilhelm Scheer Visiting Professor@TUM

Prof. David Lapola

David Lapola is a researcher of the Center for Meteorological and Climatic Studies Applied to Agriculture of the University of Campinas (Unicamp) in Brazil. He has previously acted as a professor at São Paulo State University (Unesp). David currently chairs the AmazonFACE (Free-Air CO2 Enrichment experiment in the Amazon forest) Scientific Steering Committe and has his research focused on modeling of the Earth System. Lately he's been interested in alternative ways of representing hyper-diverse tropical forests into global vegetation models and how climate change might affect biodiversity in these ecosystems.