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Professor Rodney Ewing is recognized for his research on the suitability of ceramic materials for engineered nuclear waste storage.
Tourists flock to Point Lobos State Natural Reserve near Monterey, Calif., for its breathtaking coastal views and glimpses of the playful sea otters and other marine mammals that can be found among its waters. But the site has long attracted geologists for a very different reason.
The scope of research and teaching at the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences greatly expanded under Matson, one of the university’s longest serving deans.
Stanford Earth's Noah Diffenbaugh says sudden swings between drought and flood have been part of California’s climatic history for a long time.
Stanford's Jeffrey Ball takes a deep dive into Germany’s renewable-energy revolution, a colossal undertaking that proves that once-niche wind and solar power can power a major portion of a global economy.
A new tool developed by Stanford University scientists may help companies find safe places to dispose of wastewater from oil and gas operations.