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Stanford scientists have tested a way to measure crop yield from space using satellites that can directly measure plant photosynthesis.


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A new study coauthored by Prof. Noah Diffenbaugh and graduate students Justin Mankin and Deepti Singh finds that as greenhouse gas emissions and global temperatures continue to rise, mountain snowmelt will decrease.

Cassandra Brooks is hopeful that a Southern Ocean Marine Protected Area can be created that will protect Anarctic wildlife, including the Adélie penguins for which her daughter is named. 

Summer research projects inspire the next generation of Earth scientists

Undergraduate researchers pursue issues of food and soil while dodging tornadoes at Stanford’s School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences.

Jon Payne Receives Charles Schuchert Award

The award is presented by the Paleontological Society each year to a scientist under 40 whose early work reflects excellence and promise in the science of paleontology.