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Academic Tracks

Undergraduates students focus their studies in one of six tracks: Anthrosphere; Biosphere; Energy, Science & Technology; Land Systems; Sustainable Food and Agriculture; or Oceans.

Advising Program

One on one advising is a hallmark of the Program. Come meet with a friendly and knowledgeable student advisor, the Student Services Manager, or someone on the Earth Systems leadership team to discuss your academic plans.

Making A Difference

Earth Systems alumni are highly competitive in the job market and find fulfilling, impactful positions throughout the world.

Public Service Scholars


Adrienne Pollack (Earth Systems BS '16, MS '17)

August 26, 2015


Chris Field: A Man for All Climates

Field sees the big picture and distills complex detail into a cohesive whole. It’s no wonder the U.S. tapped him for leadership of the U.N.'s top climate change organization.

The extraordinary strength of the present El Niño may lead to a particularly wet winter in California, but Noah Diffenbaugh and Daniel Swain say that it might not be enough to end California's worst drought on record.

Interns looking at fossils

Educating the next generation: High school interns expand their science frontiers

In a summer internship program, high school students worked with Stanford Earth faculty and graduate student mentors on active research projects.

Upcoming Events

October 15, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Y2E2 131