Earth Sciences

Stanford’s Generation Anthropocene podcast is back

Started by two graduate students, the Generation Anthropocene podcast has grown into an award-winning production and beloved undergraduate course. Its fifth year brings new insight into how humans are changing the planet.

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Navigating the guts of an ancient submarine canyon

Tourists flock to Point Lobos State Natural Reserve near Monterey, California, for its breathtaking coastal views. But the site has long attracted geologists for a very different reason.

Faculty Senate hears reports on campus climate, Stanford Earth

The speakers at the Feb. 23 meeting included President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Pamela Matson, dean of the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences. At the meeting the senate passed a resolution to establish a Residential Programs Faculty Board, and Hans Weiler, academic secretary, encouraged faculty to vote in the election for the 2017-18 senate, which ends at midnight.

The unsung hero of science: Assessment

Assessment of complex issues like climate change adds enormous value to the scientific landscape, creating foundations for government and society. But the process isn’t always easy, says climate scientist Katharine Mach.