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Looking back and ahead: Environmental solution stories of 2019

The Stanford Woods Woods Institute highlighted projects led by several Stanford Earth researchers that are helping to solve the environmental challenges of today and tomorrow.

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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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    Climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe talks environmental education

    Chris Field was joined by climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe in a discussion on science communication and climate change awareness.

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    Fuel consumption and emissions of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles

    Inês Azevedo contributed to a new report on regulating emissions and fuel consumption of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles – a subset that contributes 22 percent of transportation energy use in the U.S.

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    Review: Mosley, Beck and beyond angst

    A work of art draws inspiration from Rob Jackson's use of the term "Hellocene" to describe the impacts of human-caused climate change.

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    German Geological Society awards Page Chamberlain top honor

    The geological sciences professor was recognized for his work in tectonics and climate interaction.

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    ERE professor Margot Gerritsen named 2019-20 Bass Fellow

    Garritsen is among ten faculty members named or reappointed Bass University Fellows for 2019-20 in recognition of their exceptional contributions to undergraduate education. 

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    An inside look at carbon in Earth’s interior

    Wendy Mao edited a new book on the physical and chemical properties of deep carbon, and "we have still only barely scratched the surface in terms of understanding carbon in planetary interiors,” she says.

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