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Jeremy Caves

Title:Graduate Student, Department of Environmental Earth System Science
Primary Affiliation:Department of Environmental Earth System Science
Office Location:Geocorner 308A
Research Group:Terrestrial Paleoclimate


    2009 | BS Earth Science Rice University

Professional Experience

  • 2011 | Intern, Public Affairs American Geophysical Union
  • 2010 | Intern, US Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution
  • 2009-10 | Wagoner Research Fellowship, Research School of Earth Sciences Australian National University

Honors & Awards

  • 2012 | NSF USSP Scholarship
  • 2011 | NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
  • 2011 | Stanford Graduate Fellowship
  • 2009 | 1st Place Houston Recycle Ike Contest
  • 2007/2008 | Morris K. Udall Scholarship
  • 2007 | NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship

University Service

  • 2012 | Member, Graduate Student Advisory Council (GSAC)
  • 2012-present | President, Stanford Birdwatching Club
  • 2012 | Organizer, SES Science Policy Luncheon Group

Courses Taught

  • 2014 | EESS/EARTHSYS 57Q:  Climate Change:  From the Past to the Future (co-instructor)
  • 2013-present | EESS 212:  Environmental Measurements (TA)
  • 2011-present | GES 12SC:  Environmental and Geological Field Studies in the Rocky Mountains (TA)
  • 2009 | WIES 116:  An Introduction to Backpacking:  A Naturalist’s Exploration of the Gila Wilderness (instructor)


  • 2014 | MJ Winnick, C Page Chamberlain, JK Caves, JM Welker. Quantifying the isotopic 'continental effect'. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 406, 123-133. 
  • 2014 | JK Caves, DJ Sjostrom, HT Mix, MJ Winnick, C Page Chamberlain.  Aridification of Central Asia and Uplift of the Altai and Hangay Mountains, Mongolia:  Stable Isotope Evidence. American Journal of Science 314(8), 1171-1201.
  • 2013 | JK Caves, G Bodner, K Simms, T Robertson, L Fisher. Integrating Collaboration, Adaptive Management, and Scenario-Planning:  Experiences at Las Cienegas National Conservation Area. Ecology and Society 18(3).
  • 2012 | D Kline, L Teneva, K Schneider, T Miard, A Chai, M Marker, K Headley, B Opdyke, M Nash, M Valetich, JK Caves, B Russell, S Connell, B Kirkwood, P Brewer, E Peltzer, J Silverman, K Caldeira, R Dunbar, J Koseff, S Monismith, B Mitchell, S Dove, O Hoegh-Guldberg. A short-term in situ CO2 enrichment experiment on Heron Island (GBR). Nature Scientific Reports 2, 1-9.
  • 2010 | M Morris, B Brouwer, JK Caves, M Harner, J Stanford. Successional changes in soil and hyporheic nitrogen fertility on an alluvial flood plain: Implications for riparian vegetation. Aquatic Science 72, 519-32.

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