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Peter Vitousek, Gretchen Daily honored by British Ecological Society

Vitousek and Daily, who are both emeriti faculty directors of the Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources (E-IPER), have been recognized for work that has benefited the scientific community and society in general.

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Malory Brown awarded by European geochemistry society

The Earth system science PhD candidate has been awarded by the European Association of Organic Geochemists for her innovative and groundbreaking research on ancient bacteria.

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Wendy Mao named 2021 AGU Fellow

The geological sciences professor is among 59 fellows elected for outstanding achievements and contributions that push the frontiers of science – an honor that AGU has given to fewer than 0.1% of its members since 1962.

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Chris Field co-chairing new AAAS climate commission

Field has been appointed co-chair of a new nonpartisan, multidisciplinary, multiyear project focused on identifying barriers to climate action and recommending how the U.S. can accelerate climate mitigation and adaptation.

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Laura Schaefer receives 2021 Scialog Collaborative Innovation Award

Schaefer is among 18 early-career researchers to receive funding in the inaugural year of Scialog: Signatures of Life in the Universe for her proposal, "Could Nucleic Acid-Based Life Survive on Oxygen-Rich M Dwarf Planets?"

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Earth Systems Program announces new Minor in Environmental Justice

Students pursuing the Minor will gain a foundational understanding of environmental justice frameworks, histories, and theories of change, as well as the skills necessary for achieving more equitable access to environmental benefits.

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Mathieu Lapôtre receives early career award from AGU

The planetary geologist has been recognized for his efforts to advance the field of Earth and planetary surface processes.

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Alexandra Konings receives early career award from AGU

The ecohydrologist has been recognized for her research, educational or societal impacts in the area of global environmental change.

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Gabrielle Wong-Parodi receives EPA grant to assess wildfire smoke exposure

The behavioral scientist will explore the effects of interventions to reduce exposure to wildfire smoke among low-income hard-to-reach populations in California.

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Molecular fossil hunter

Geomicrobiologist Paula Welander has come to see microbes as a system for grappling with complex questions about life, evolution and ancient Earth.

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Tony Kovscek awarded top honor from SPE

The John Franklin Carll Award from the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) recognizes contributions of technical application and professionalism in petroleum development and recovery.

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Inspiring collaboration: Grants empower experts to tackle environmental challenges

Scott Fendorf, Jane Willenbring, Howard Zebker, Alex Konings, Steve Gorelick and Gabrielle Wong-Parodi received awards from the Woods Institute for interdisciplinary research to solve major environmental challenges.

 

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Academic structure announced for new school focused on climate and sustainability

The new school will include transitional academic divisions, university-wide cross-cutting themes organized into institutes and an accelerator focused on solutions. 

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Jamie Jones leads NSF pandemic preparedness initiative

The researchers aim to advise both NSF and the federal government more broadly about near-term funding priorities and future preparedness. 

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Geological sciences alumna receives 2021 Jamieson Award

Sulgiye Park, PhD ’18, has been recognized for her PhD and postdoctoral work on understanding a wide array of functional materials at extreme environments.

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Undergraduates get a taste of Stanford Earth research

This summer, 19 undergraduate students are participating in faculty research projects through the Stanford Earth Summer Undergraduate Research program.

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