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Daniel Tartakovsky awarded by France-Stanford Center For Interdisciplinary Studies

The ERE professor is collaborating with the University of Montpellier to study how newly developed subsurface temperature experiments can improve our ability to identify major fractures and estimate their properties. 

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12 class recommendations for fall quarter

George Hilley's class, EARTH 42: Landscapes and Tectonics of the San Francisco Bay Area, made the Stanford Daily's list of 12 class recommendations for fall quarter.

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Kickstarting solutions: Stanford Earth researchers receive 2019 Woods grants

Stanford Earth's David Lobell, Rob Jackson, Erik Sperling, Dustin Schroeder, Sally Benson, Roz Naylor, Michael Machala, Rosemary Knight and Kate Maher have received funding for interdisciplinary research to solve major environmental problems.

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Oceans, design-thinking and diplomats: A fresh approach at the UN

E-IPER PhD student Andrew Hume is participating in design thinking approaches to help solve issues of overfishing, climate change and ocean pollution for small island states.

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Gabrielle Wong-Parodi receives early career award

The assistant professor of Earth system science has received an early career faculty award to research the physical and mental health consequences of environmental coastal threats in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Branner Earth Sciences Library exhibit celebrates the Apollo missions

Maps and globes of the moon, photos of lunar expeditions and a transcript of a conversation between two Apollo 16 astronauts are on display at Stanford’s Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections until mid-August.

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Jenny Suckale receives distinguished award from US government

Geophysics professor Jenny Suckale has received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), for her research to understand the mechanical stability of thawing permafrost.

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Sally Benson, Adam Brandt honored by Society of Petroleum Engineers

Benson received the International Health, Safety, and Environment Award and Adam Brandt received the Regional Health, Safety and Environment Award and the Regional Sustainability and Stewardship in the Oil and Gas Industry Award from SPE.

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Jake Levine receives scholarship for research in water systems

Jake Levine, an undergraduate in the Earth Systems Program, has been honored by the New York Water Environment Association, a statewide nonprofit organization of water quality management professionals.

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Stanford Earth's Eric Lambin awarded major environmental prize

Earth system science professor Eric Lambin has been honored with the 2019 Blue Planet Prize, an award widely considered the Nobel Prize for science that contributes to solving global environmental problems.

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Ice-observing experts gather at Stanford

Stanford Earth hosted more than 100 scientists from around the world July 8-12 for an International Glaciological Society (IGS) symposium on the cutting-edge field of ice-penetrating radar.

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Xyoli Pérez-Campos receives 2019 Early- to Mid-Career Alumni Award

Stanford Earth’s Early- to Mid-Career Alumni Award is presented to recent alumni who have  made significant contributions to civil, government, business, or academic communities.

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Paula Welander, Emily Polk receive Excellence in Teaching Awards

Recipients of the school’s annual Excellence in Teaching Awards are selected based on nominations from students, faculty, and alumni.

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Minerals Leader Brad Mills Recognized with Distinguished Alumni Award

An exploration geologist with vast business expertise, Mills sees a role for natural resources in renewing communities.

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Stanford Earth graduates: Meet the planet’s challenges

Stanford Earth graduates are uniquely prepared to deliver solutions for humanity’s critical challenges, according to Dean Stephan Graham.

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