These stories offer a glimpse of the many ways in which faculty and students are addressing some of today's greatest challenges in the Earth and environmental sciences.
New finding indicates that rare earth elements used in technologies from smartphones to wind turbines may exist in previously unexplored locations where mountains were built by collisions rather than where continental plates separated.
Stanford scientists are studying a nearby abandoned mine for insights on transforming carbon dioxide gas into a solid mineral that can be permanently stored underground. Kate Maher talks about the research.
The Earth Sciences Distinguished Lecture Series presents "A Beautiful, Hazardous Haven: The Shaping of the Santa Cruz Mountains" by Prof. George Hilley
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 4:15PM
Huang Engineering Center - Mackenzie Room
Reception to follow
David Lobell was honored with a MacArthur Fellowship for research on the impact of climate change on crop production and food security. Kevin Boyce won his fellowship for establishing links between ancient plant remains and present-day ecosystems.
Pilot activity encourages six recently tenured faculty members to experiment in research and teaching
Josie Nevitt received the 2012-13 Harriet Benson Fellowship Award for exceptional scholarship and research accomplishments by a graduate student in the Department of Geological & Environmental Sciences. Josie is a 4th year PhD student working with Professor David Pollard.
Geochemical Perspectives, a new quarterly journal of the European Association of Geochemistry, recently published its fourth issue, which is entirely devoted to the life and scientific work of Gordon Brown, Chair of the Department of Geological & Environmental Sciences, and his long-time scientific collaborator, Professor Georges Calas, of the Université Pierre et Marie Curie – Paris VI.
PhD candidates Miles Traer and Mike Osborne are presenters at the May 11 event. Sign up for live webcast.
Gottlieb is a 3rd year PhD student working in structural geology and tectonics and is the 28th Stanford-USGS Fellow.