A new white paper aims to help groundwater sustainability agencies and local communities avoid inadvertently contaminating supplies as they change management practices to comply with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA).
Kimberly Lau, PhD '16, has been named the 2019 Doris M. Curtis Outstanding Woman in Science by the Geological Society of America. Lau's award is based on the impact of her dissertation research, which she conducted as an advisee of Jon Payne and Kate Maher.
In Spring 2019, 31 students in Scott Fendorf’s Science of Soils course (EARTHSYS 155/ESS 155) worked in teams at eight different sites in East Palo Alto, Redwood City, Palo Alto, Pescadero and the Stanford campus. They dug soil pits, took samples and analyzed them in the lab.
"Oceans provide an alternative source of protein to beef or chicken, and can create more resilience in the overall food system," says Roz Naylor about meeting food demand in a world affected by climate change.
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.
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.