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Rob Jackson named Guggenheim Fellow

The Stanford Earth professor's work as a fellow will include analyzing soil cores to understand water supply in plants, as well as writing poetry. 

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Margot Gerritsen work wins award

The Stanford Earth professor's research and service to the applied mathematics and computational science community has earned recognition.

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First-to-college stories and radar glaciology

Listen to a chat between geophysicist Dusty Schroeder and engineering student Kathy Vega. Stanford Earth's SURGE program brought them together.

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Convening women in data science

Inspiring women to enter and stay in the data science field is one goal of a conference organized in part by Stanford Earth's Margot Gerritsen.

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Healing relationships with the land

A course at Stanford Earth's farm aims to create positive experiences with land while addressing the history and enduring effects of forced farm labor.

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Students rethink the meaning of green

Indira Phukan, a doctoral candidate at Stanford Earth, co-teaches a course on how ideas about environment are learned, and how they can change.

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Designing landscapes beyond the backyard

Kate Hayes, Earth Systems ’08, uses her interdisciplinary background to design and build landscapes that bring people closer to the environment.

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Alumna among first Knight-Hennessy scholars

Earth Systems alumna Amanda Zerbe will study environment and resources as well as law.

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Earth Systems student sets world record

Master's student Christine Cavallo set a world record in indoor rowing, beating the previous record by a fraction of a second.

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Rod Ewing wins 2018 Robert Cahn Award

The award recognizes this Stanford Earth professor's success in breaking down barriers between scientific disciplines.

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Earth Systems Program Celebrates 25 Years

Alumni, faculty, students, and staff gather to celebrate and share stories of putting learning into action.

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A conversation with Dean Stephan Graham

What is on the new dean's mind as he settles into the role? And how did he become interested in geology in the first place?

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Leveraging law for clean air

As a lawyer with the Environmental Defense Fund, Martha Roberts, Earth Systems ’04, MS ’06, advocates for federal policies that protect us from pollution.

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Learning through fieldwork on Pacific coral reefs

Stanford undergraduates study links between human and natural systems through an interdisciplinary seminar in Palau.

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Ten Stanford Earth students named Rising Environmental Leaders

Ten Stanford Earth students have been selected for a yearlong leadership and communication program at the Woods Institute.

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Critical minerals scarcity could threaten renewable energy future

The supply chains for critical and rare minerals are vulnerable to political and economic disruptions that could hamper the global shift to a renewable energy future.

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Science meets art at Stanford

Earth Systems major Stephanie Fischer ’18, is featured in a piece about students and faculty who study the sciences at Stanford University but also take part in the arts, both professionally and casually. 

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Industry leaders share mapping insights during Stanford GIS Day

Stanford’s 17th annual GIS Day offered students and faculty the opportunity to learn about the latest developments in the constantly evolving field.

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Rob Jackson one of two Stanford AAAS 2017 fellows

Rob Jackson, a professor of Earth system science, was selected for substantial contributions to our understanding of plant ecosystem biology, greenhouse gas effects and environmental sustainability.

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