Using measurements and computer simulations, researchers seek answer to the question: Is climate change behind the state's dry spell?
NSF-funded California Alliance includes Stanford, UC Berkeley, Caltech and UCLA
Robert Jackson and his team discovered 5,893 methane gas leaks beneath the nation's capital.
Prof. Rob Dunbar will deliver the Winter Quarter Earth Matters Lecture thru Stanford's Continuing Studies Program in Cubberley Auditorium. Admission is free.
Based in Spain, the BBVA Foundation selected Prof. Chris Field to receive its Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Climate Change
Grad student Daniel Swain explains the role of a persistent mass of warm air over the north Pacific Ocean, which he's dubbed the "ridiculously resilient ridge", in California's extreme dry spell.
Two EESS PhD students are part of a dynamic quartet with aims to build an experiential sustainability learning center in Alaska.
The international magazine Foreign Policy selected Prof. David Lobell as one of 100 "Leading Global Thinkers," in good company with others including Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, New York Times writer and author Thomas Friedman, and Pope Francis. Lobell was cited for helping farmers feed the world.
Powerful software developed by the Carnegie Institution for Science is now available at no cost to people who complete a training course hosted by Stanford Online.
The uplift of two mountain ranges in Central Asia beginning 30 million years ago expanded the Gobi Desert and set Central Asia on its path to extreme aridity, a Stanford study suggests.