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This is what climate change sounds like, in D minor

Despite spending countless hours of her Ph.D. at Stanford making visits to remote stretches of Alaska, poring over yellow cedar measurements and photos and ultimately publishing her findings, Lauren Oakes was about to experience her data in a new way.

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Glam Grads Q&A: Dana Chadwick on landscape biogeochemistry

The Daily reached out to environmental earth system science Ph.D. candidate Dana Chadwick about her research interests in landscape biogeochemistry and ecosystem ecology.

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Dear College Students: You Should Take Geology

Few disciplines in today's world play such a significant role in how society operates and what we can do to protect our future.

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Satellite images used to predict poverty

Researchers have combined satellite imagery with AI to predict areas of poverty across the world.

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Does the new La Niña forecast mean a dry winter for California?

Stanford Earth's Daniel Swain explains that the expected La Niña could end up being fairly weak and open up the possibility for normal rainfall in Southern California. 

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Scientists warn world will miss key climate target

Chris Field warns that the world will miss the 1.5C goal set by the IPCC to head off the worst effects of climate change.

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New Moon-Formation Theory Also Raises Questions About Early Earth

A new model by Stanford Earth's Norm Sleep of the impact that created the moon might upend theories about Earth, too.

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Is fracking really making us sick?

Is fracking ruining our health and the environment? Gimlet talks to Stanford Earth's Rob Jackson to find out.

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Paleoclimatologist Page Chamberlain

What did the Western United States look like in the Cenozoic Era? How do the Rocky Mountains affect Europe’s climate? Generation Anthropocene dives into deep time with Stanford paleoclimatologist Page Chamberlain. 

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Stories from the front lines

Scientists, journalists and editors at Climate Central offered tips, tools, strategies and best practices to Stanford students throughout their “Communicating Climate Change: Navigating stories from the frontlines” course. 

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Howard Zebker Elected 2016 AGU Fellow

Stanford Earth's Howard Zebker was chosen by the American Geophysical Union to be one of its 60 new Fellows

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Rob Dunbar Awarded 2016 SCAR Medal for Excellence

The Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research has awarded Rob Dunbar its 2016 Medal for Excellence in Antarctic Research.

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Classy Classes

Over the weekend of May 21 and 22, the 15 students enrolled in the spring quarter offering of GS 191: “SE3 Field Trips” trekked to Point Reyes National Seashore, where they observed the geology of the California coast and the San Andreas Fault.

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