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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

A team of leading U.S. climate scientists including Stanford’s Noah Diffenbaugh evaluated the likelihood of extreme events from heat waves and droughts to tornadoes and cyclones.

April 8, 2013

Stanford researchers discover that, like surface waves approaching the shore, internal ocean waves slow down and break when they encounter currents like the Gulf Stream.

April 5, 2013

Climate scientist Ken Caldeira discusses ocean acidification, a term he helped coin, and shares the story of how his name became attached to geoengineering.

April 5, 2013

Adam Brandt is among the recipients for a team project on carbon-capture systems analysis.

April 4, 2013

Geology exchange trips foster joint research and teaching—and the opportunity to experience another culture.

March 28, 2013

Professor Rob Dunbar's latest video from Antarctica features shipboard ice, water sampling and spectacular images of the Ross Sea floor


March 12, 2013

The workshop, hosted by former U.S. Secretary of State George Shultz, featured a panel on transportation, vehicles and fuel chaired by Sally Benson.

March 12, 2013

Karen Casciotti has developed a new method to track the mechanisms and rates of production of nitrite

March 8, 2013

Students in the Stanford Alpine Project will mix Pi and Pie to raise funds for an upcoming geology trip to the mountains of Italy.

March 7, 2013

A new study led by Assistant Professor David Lobell finds that higher temperatures are only part of the problem.

March 6, 2013


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