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Wendy Mao and colleagues recreated the intense pressures and temperatures found deep within the Earth, resulting in a discovery that complicates theories of how the planet and its core were formed.

October 7, 2013

Discoveries abound in hands-on summer program

September 27, 2013

Cited for establishing links between ancient plant remains and present day ecosystems.

September 26, 2013

Selected for research on the impact of climate change on crop production and food security

September 26, 2013

Earth Sciences professors each to receive $625,000 unrestricted "genius" grants.

September 25, 2013

Severe thunderstorms, often exhibiting destructive rainfall, hail and tornadoes, are one of the primary causes of catastrophic losses in the United States. New climate models suggest a robust increase in these types of storms across the country.

September 23, 2013

Earth Sciences grad students and faculty are wrapping up a three-week  "Sophomore College" class that examined the interaction between people and the precious natural environment  in and around Sitka, Alaska, shown here at a fish hatchery.

September 20, 2013

Summer at Stanford piques undergrad interest in graduate school

September 11, 2013

Stanford researchers calculate amount of fuel and electricity required to build and operate battery storage systems

September 9, 2013

Source of deep well contamination discovered

August 9, 2013

Rosemary Knight testified before the California Assembly's Select Committee on Sea Level Rise and the California Economy

August 2, 2013

Without intervention, extreme pace could lead to 5-6 degree Celsius spike in annual temperatures by century's end

August 1, 2013

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


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