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Stanford Earth's Eric Lambin awarded major environmental prize

Earth system science professor Eric Lambin has been honored with the 2019 Blue Planet Prize, an award widely considered the Nobel Prize for science that contributes to solving global environmental problems.

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Ice-observing experts gather at Stanford

Stanford Earth hosted more than 100 scientists from around the world July 8-12 for an International Glaciological Society (IGS) symposium on the cutting-edge field of ice-penetrating radar.

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Xyoli Pérez-Campos receives 2019 Early- to Mid-Career Alumni Award

Stanford Earth’s Early- to Mid-Career Alumni Award is presented to recent alumni who have  made significant contributions to civil, government, business, or academic communities.

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Paula Welander, Emily Polk receive Excellence in Teaching Awards

Recipients of the school’s annual Excellence in Teaching Awards are selected based on nominations from students, faculty, and alumni.

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Minerals Leader Brad Mills Recognized with Distinguished Alumni Award

An exploration geologist with vast business expertise, Mills sees a role for natural resources in renewing communities.

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Stanford Earth graduates: Meet the planet’s challenges

Stanford Earth graduates are uniquely prepared to deliver solutions for humanity’s critical challenges, according to Dean Stephan Graham.

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How does Earth’s carbon cycle work?

Earth system science professor Kate Maher writes about the mechanisms that heat and cool the planet, knowledge she also contributed to Smithsonian's new Hall of Fossils – Deep Time exhibition opening June 8 at the National Museum of Natural History.

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Daily Earth satellite imagery available to Stanford researchers

Stanford Libraries is now offering researchers analysis-ready images from Planet, a San Francisco based aerospace and data analytics company with "an unprecedented combination of fine spatial resolution and temporal frequency,” David Lobell said.

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Gordon Brown awarded 2018 Medal of Excellence in Mineralogical Sciences

Brown, a professor emeritus of geological sciences, was honored for scientific excellence and eminence as represented by long-term outstanding scientific publication in mineralogical sciences.

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Eric Dunham honored as an Outstanding Reviewer of 2018

The geophysics professor has been recognized for his role in the peer-review process, providing in-depth evaluations that greatly improved the final published papers, often over multiple rounds of revision.

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Geophysics alumna awarded for earthquake research

Greg Beroza comments on work by his former student, Marine Denolle, PhD '14, who received the 2019 Charles F. Richter Early Career Award for research on ground motion predictions for future earthquakes.

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Noah Diffenbaugh testifies in Congressional climate hearing

Diffenbaugh testified before the U.S. House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis on May 23, explaining the scientific realities of climate change and its impacts on the U.S.

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Architecture magazine highlights the farm

Architecture magazine dezeen features the work of CAW Architects to create an agricultural complex that serves the needs of farmers, students and the community at the O'Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm.

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Research collaboration to pinpoint methane ‘Super Emitters’

Earth system science professor Rob Jackson is collaborating on a project with the Berkeley Lab to monitor emissions of methane in California.

 

 

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America the beautiful

Geological sciences professor George Hilley discusses teaching "Our National Parks," a two-unit course that includes a weekend field trip to Pinnacles National Park and helps undergraduates build relationships with the land.

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Alumna named to 2019 Grist 50!

Alumna Deepti Singh, ESS PhD '15, an assistant professor at Washington State University, has been named to the 2019 Grist 50! for her innovative solutions to the biggest challenges that face our globe.

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