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Staying grounded in a seismic hotspot

A geophysics PhD alumna is the public face of earthquake science and monitoring in Mexico.

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Alexandra Konings receives NSF CAREER Award

The assistant professor of Earth system science received a 2020 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award to explore new ways of understanding how plants respond to the weather.

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Biondo Biondi works with UIT for seismic research

Stanford University IT highlighted a project with geophysics professor Biondo Biondi to transform fiber optic cables buried under the university into seismic sensors for tracking and analyzing ground motions.

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#MeToo in the Geosciences

Stanford Earth hosted a conversation, #MeToo in the Geosciences, to continue the dialogue between faculty, staff and students around issues of sexual harassment, bullying, microaggressions, and their impacts in geoscience settings, in particular. 

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SUST student helps bring Iowa caucus to campus

Ahmi Dhuna, a coterminal master's student in Sustainability Science and Practice (SUST), helped organize a satellite Democratic Party caucus so constituents can be counted in the voting process.

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‘Star Wars’ actors discover what it takes to be NASA astronauts

Jessica Watkins, Earth system science '10, a recent graduate from NASA basic astronaut training, worked with Star Wars actors in a training about NASA’s Artemis program that aims to put the first woman and next man on the lunar south pole by 2024.

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Roz Naylor joins forest protection expert panel

Naylor is a founding member of a new Land Use and Forest Protection Advisory Panel to advance the company's work to scale deforestation though supply chains and agricultural stakeholders.

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Research by E-IPER postdoc Jenna Forsyth in Stanford Report top 2019 stories

Forsyth found that some spice processors in Bangladesh use an industrial lead chromate pigment to imbue turmeric with a bright yellow color.

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Webinar offered on circular economy

A Stanford team has launched the “Strategies for Sustainability” education program to help professionals gain essential knowledge on sustainability, leadership, and managing businesses in complex environments.

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    Photos to inspire a more sustainable world

    Stanford Earth's 2019 photo contest drew 226 photographs from around the world from faculty, students, and staff.

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    Julia Novy-Hildesley interviewed for Impact Journey podcast

    Novy-Hildesley shared her wide-ranging journey, from Madagascar to the Peruvian Amazon, to find the simplicity on the other side of complexity.

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    New opportunities from Stanford’s long-range vision

    With the goals of transforming learning on campus and beyond and accelerating discovery and the impact of research, initiatives arising out of the long-range vision are ramping up with activities to engage faculty and students.

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    Stanford Earth at AGU 2019

    Stanford faculty, students and scholars will join researchers from the Earth and planetary sciences and engage in interdisciplinary collaborations and discussions about the world’s most pressing challenges Dec. 9-13 in San Francisco.

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    Stanford Earth hosts inaugural meeting for Bay Area planetary scientists

    Stanford Earth faculty members invited scientists from all over the Bay Area to share research and foster local collaborations for an inaugural meeting at Stanford.

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    Outstanding research by outstanding women

    Women in Data Science (WiDS) and Stanford Earth hosted a symposium to highlight the research done by women who use data science to assess a range of topics in the geosciences, including Earth processes, hazards, climate, and sustainability.

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    What do multidisciplinary ocean solutions look like?

    Chris Field is an editor on a special collection of peer-reviewed articles in the journal Frontiers of Marine Sciences that highlights innovative technology that has successfully advanced solutions at the ocean, climate and human interface.

     

     

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