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Stanford students go deep to learn about the coral reefs of Palau

July 26, 2013

Should concerns about "peak oil" focus on demand for oil rather than dwindling supplies of it? Yes, according to a new analysis.

July 19, 2013

Geophysics PhD candidate Ksenia Dmitrieva (left) and assistant professor Eric Dunham created a computer model of volcanic earthquakes and eruptions utilizing data that included seismic recordings from the 2009 eruption of Alaska's Redoubt Volcano.

July 15, 2013

The notion that we'll avoid serious damage to the world's climate if we limit the warming of the atmosphere to a 2-degree-Celsius rise in temperature is untrue, says Stanford climate scientist Chris Field.

July 9, 2013

Bala Rajaratnam received the School of Earth Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award for 2013.

June 20, 2013

A dynamic TedX talk by PhD candidates Mike Osborne and Miles Traer

June 20, 2013

Corn and rice are particularly vulnerable

June 18, 2013

The Ecological Society of America cites the integration of ecological and social sciences

June 18, 2013

Dean Pamela Matson encourages graduates to continue tackling the challenging resource and sustainability issues of the 21st century

June 17, 2013

Pilot activity encourages six recently tenured faculty members to experiment in research and teaching

June 14, 2013

Chris Field and Mark Zoback among advisors tasked with designing human health, environment and safety programs following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion

June 11, 2013

Geophysics professor to join 20-member commission responsible for investigating and researching earthquakes as well as recommending policies and programs to reduce earthquake risk.

June 5, 2013

Earthquake acoustics can provide early warning system for large tsunamis

June 4, 2013

California Gov. Jerry Brown accepted a consensus statement signed by 520 scientists, including 48 from Stanford, that sounds the alarm on climate change and offers recommendations for solving global environmental challenges.

May 23, 2013

Thomas Hayden edits wise new volume on writing sciences stories that count.

May 21, 2013

First measurements on the effect of pressure on the strength of iron at the extreme conditions that exist at the center of Earth

May 16, 2013

In an invited publication, Gordon Brown and collaborator Georges Calas wrote about their lives and scientific work.

May 16, 2013

PhD candidates Miles Traer and Mike Osborne are presenters at the May 11 event. Sign up for live webcast.

May 8, 2013

During two months on the Ross Sea in Antarctica, Cassandra Brooks captured video and subsequently produced this remarkable time-lapse piece.

May 7, 2013

Gottlieb is a 3rd year PhD student working in structural geology and tectonics and is the 28th Stanford-USGS Fellow.

May 7, 2013

Environmental science grad student, KZSU DJ and podcast producer will spend summer at KQED in San Francisco

May 6, 2013

Review of 40-year period by Prof. Adam Brandt indicates improvement, but still significantly less efficient than conventional oil production

May 6, 2013

Earth Sciences professor and Carnegie staff scientist pioneered new methods employing satellite and airborne instruments to understand the response of ecosystems to land use and climate change.

May 1, 2013

His recent book, Border Walls, examines the history of how and why societies have chosen to literally wall themselves apart. 

April 23, 2013


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