Stanford University

Field Resources

Reserve a Field Vehicle

The School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences maintains a fleet of 5 large-capacity vehicles to support student, faculty and staff undertaking field trips, field courses and field research.

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Field Equipment

Stanford Earth maintains camping, safety, and vehicle equipment that Stanford students and faculty may borrow to conduct research or study trips in the field.  

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Field Safety

Leave an itinerary, list of participants, and emergency contact information behind with your department or program. Make sure they know how to get in contact with you in case of emergency.

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Trip Guides

The following guides are provided in order to assist in field trip planning. Please be aware that the conditions associated with a given stop might have changed since the guide was written and scouting prior to the actual trip is recommended.

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Tom Koos
Tom Koos

Need Field Resources?

Contact Tom Koos, our Associate Director of Facilities and Planning for health, safety and field resources at or (650) 736-1002. Tom handles field equipment, vehicles, and safety for Stanford Earth. For course and program information, contact Ryan Petterson at

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