Stanford University

School Highlights

Volcanoes, archaeology and the secrets of Roman concrete

Geophysical processes have shaped Pozzuoli, Italy, like few other places in the world. Stanford students applied modern tools to understand those links and what it means to live with natural hazards as both threat and inspiration.

Navigate to Volcanoes, archaeology and the secrets of Roman concrete

Experts discuss rise in global carbon emissions

The Feb. 14 panel looked at the major causes behind the shift in global emissions, implications for reaching the target in the Paris Agreement, and how efforts can be focused to reduce future emissions.

Navigate to Experts discuss rise in global carbon emissions

SEG honors Stanford Earth's Fantine Huot

The Geophysics PhD student's presentation was among the highest out of the 1,090 accepted presentations for the 2018 Annual Meeting Technical Program of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists.

Navigate to SEG honors Stanford Earth's Fantine Huot

Making connections between science and spirituality

A workshop followed by a public conversation helped scientists find new ways to talk about their scientific research to audiences they do not often communicate with.

Navigate to Making connections between science and spirituality

Tianze Liu receives AGU Outstanding Student Paper Award

Liu has received a second AGU Outstanding Student Paper Award for his research improving a methodology used to understand structures that affect seismicity.

Navigate to Tianze Liu receives AGU Outstanding Student Paper Award

How do you shift an organization to advance sustainability goals?

Stanford Earth has launched its first online course to give working professionals access to best practices that drive sustainability. 

Navigate to How do you shift an organization to advance sustainability goals?

It’s not always about “The Big One”: Why we mine for the little ones, too

The Mining Seismic Wavefields (MSW) project, a research collaboration between Stanford, USC, Caltech, and Georgia Tech, has developed and demonstrated new methods for seismological data mining.

Navigate to It’s not always about “The Big One”: Why we mine for the little ones, too

Can you explain science using only 1,000 common words?

Earth System Science PhD student Katerina Gonzales and colleagues found creative ways to discuss the warming of atmospheric rivers, or "sky long water things," for AGU's Up-Goer Five Challenge.

Navigate to Can you explain science using only 1,000 common words?

MVP to PhD: My Stanford journey

Usua Amanam, a PhD candidate in energy resources engineering, discusses the experiences that led him to pursue research with professor Tony Kovscek.

Navigate to MVP to PhD: My Stanford journey

Q&A: Women in oceanography

Earth system science researchers Karen Casciotti and Colette Kelly discuss their paths to oceanography, the challenges they’ve faced and the changes they’ve seen in the field's culture and composition.

Navigate to Q&A: Women in oceanography

Class brings marginalized voices to the forefront of environmental science

Created in response to student interest and advocacy, the new Stanford Earth course highlights issues at the intersection of environmental science and social justice.

Navigate to Class brings marginalized voices to the forefront of environmental science

Stanford Earth photos inspire science and wonder

Stanford Earth's 2018 photo contest drew nearly 200 photographs from around the world from faculty, students, and staff. Photos captured the natural world, students at work in the field, and research in the lab.

Navigate to Stanford Earth photos inspire science and wonder

Learning by doing—and teaching

Undergraduate Andea Scott's research adventure in Colorado was also a learning opportunity for her mentor, Dana Chadwick.

Navigate to Learning by doing—and teaching

Two E-IPER graduates named 2019 30 Under 30 in Energy

Apoorv Bhargava, E-IPER MS-MBA '18, and Tim Latimer, E-IPER MS-MBA '17, have been recognized as innovators in the 2019 Forbes list, 30 Under 30 in Energy. 

Navigate to Two E-IPER graduates named 2019 30 Under 30 in Energy
maillinkedindouble carrot leftarrow leftdouble carrotplayerinstagramclosecarrotquotefacebooktwitterplusminussearchmenuarrowcloudclock