Inside Stanford Earth
“They may be seismically silent, but we know they’re out there,” Bill Ellsworth tells KGO 810 radio about faults in the Bay Area.
"Loma Prieta was in many ways a transformative earthquake," says Bill Ellsworth about the 1989 magnitude 6.9 quake that originated in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Ines Azevedo's work on the true emissions of power plants reveals the potential for false estimates.
Lucia Gualtieri, an assistant professor of geophysics, speaks about the value of a new study on the combination of two frightening natural phenomena.
Chris Field discusses the growing risk of typhoons and the need for disaster preparedness in a changing climate.
Paula Welander is featured for her latest work on proteins that archaea microbes use to strengthen their membranes when ocean temperatures rise.
Chris Field speaks about the latest blackout and wildfires to hit California.
Earth system science assistant professor Gabrielle Wong-Parodi speaks about the impacts of PG&E's power shutoff.
Marshall Burke, co-founder of AtlasAI, explains how they use "cutting edge AI and satellite data to provide granular, accurate, and scalable data on agricultural outcomes across the continent.”
Paula Welander led a research team that studied archaea with the goal of understanding past global temperatures and Earth system dynamics.
The expanding reach of youth activism is another reason to remain optimistic about climate change, says Rob Jackson.
“She has been a catalytic leader,” Sally Benson says of Greta Thunberg.
“We’ve learned in the last several years that not only is global warming already occurring, but that we are already experiencing the impacts,” says Noah Diffenbaugh.
“It’s really astounding how carbon dioxide emissions have been cut,” says Anthony Kovscek, while Sally Benson notes how California pioneered energy efficiency after the 1970s energy crisis.
Geophysicist Dustin Schroeder discusses his work analyzing ice-penetrating radar data from surveys of Antarctica taken in the 1970s.
“In principle, when we know where the energy is being stored, we can say which places are more likely to have an earthquake and which places less," says Howard Zebker.