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125 Years at Stanford Earth

Explore the rich 125-year history of groundbreaking research at Stanford's School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences using our interactive timeline.

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Stanford Earth’s Paul Segall elected to National Academy of Science

Segall’s election brings to 8 the number of Stanford Earth faculty who are members of the National Academies of Science or Engineering.

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Scars of the past: Students explore agriculture and human conflict in Cambodia

Beneath Cambodia's troubled history with the Khmer Rouge lies a complex agricultural legacy that reaches back centuries. A group of Stanford students traveled to Cambodia with Earth science and mental health experts to explore the ways food, water, and human conflict have shaped the country.

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Tailored messages, prizes and technology seen as key to pro-environmental behavior

At Stanford's annual Connecting the Dots conference, Marcia McNutt told participants that to promote good environmental behavior they must tailor their messages for different types of audiences.

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Earth Day, Every Day @StanfordEarth

At Stanford Earth, every day is an opportunity to explore our planet and identify sustainable practices to manage our resources for the next generation.

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Rooted Words brings poetry and prose back to Earth science

A group of scientists, writers, students, local community members shared their written stories and poems about the Earth at the first Rooted Words speaker series event.

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Into the Wild: Learning through doing in Alaska

A powerful, immersive course at the edge of wilderness helps Stanford students understand the connections between humans, nature and sustainability.

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Stanford Earth gear is here

The school’s first branded apparel and other products have arrived at the bookstore.

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Stanford students have front-row seats at Paris climate talks

Thirty Stanford undergraduates traveled to Paris for the historic COP21 international climate change negotiations and came back with stories to share. 

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Presenting at #AGU15 as a High School Student

Every year, high school students spend the summer working in the field and in research labs with Stanford Earth faculty and advisors. Their experience culminates with a poster presentation of their work at the AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco.

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Kate Maher receives James B. Macelwane Medal

Each year, the American Geophysical Union recognizes early career scientists whose work ensures a sustainable future.

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Cartooning the AGU Fall Meeting

For the second year in a row, Stanford Earth's Miles Traer is drawing cartoons for the AGU Fall Meeting that are inspired by posters and sessions at the scientific conference.

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2015 Switzer Environmental Fellowship Awardees

Stanford Earth's Cassandra Brooks and Daniel Swain are among twenty-two environmental scholars who received this year's Switzer Environmental Fellowship.

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Summer research projects inspire the next generation of Earth scientists

Undergraduate researchers pursue issues of food and soil while dodging tornadoes at Stanford’s School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences.

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