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.
The assistant professor of Earth system science has received an early career faculty award to research the physical and mental health consequences of environmental coastal threats in the Gulf of Mexico.
Roz Naylor, the William Wrigley Professor of Earth System Science, recently gave a keynote presentation on the path toward a more profitable future at an agricultural symposium hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.
Maps and globes of the moon, photos of lunar expeditions and a transcript of a conversation between two Apollo 16 astronauts are on display at Stanford’s Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections until mid-August.
Geophysics professor Jenny Suckale has received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), for her research to understand the mechanical stability of thawing permafrost.
Benson received the International Health, Safety, and Environment Award and Adam Brandt received the Regional Health, Safety and Environment Award and the Regional Sustainability and Stewardship in the Oil and Gas Industry Award from SPE.
Jake Levine, an undergraduate in the Earth Systems Program, has been honored by the New York Water Environment Association, a statewide nonprofit organization of water quality management professionals.