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Discussing disability in the geosciences

Four Stanford Earth community members talk about how disability, neurodivergence, and chronic illness have informed and impacted their careers.

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Malory Brown awarded by European geochemistry society

The Earth system science PhD candidate has been awarded by the European Association of Organic Geochemists for her innovative and groundbreaking research on ancient bacteria.

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Plants evolved complexity in two bursts – with a 250-million-year hiatus

A new method for quantifying plant evolution reveals that after the onset of early seed plants, complexity halted for 250 million years until the diversification of flowering plants about 100 million years ago.

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Alexandra Konings receives early career award from AGU

The ecohydrologist has been recognized for her research, educational or societal impacts in the area of global environmental change.

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Mathieu Lapôtre receives early career award from AGU

The planetary geologist has been recognized for his efforts to advance the field of Earth and planetary surface processes.

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Tony Kovscek awarded top honor from SPE

Energy Resources Engineering professor Tony Kovscek received a top honor for energy industry professionals worldwide from the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).

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Solar radio signals could be used to monitor melting ice sheets

A new method for seeing through ice sheets using radio signals from the sun could enable cheap, low-power and widespread monitoring of ice sheet evolution and contribution to sea-level rise.

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Ji-In Jung receives NASA award

A research project led by Ji-In Jung, a PhD student in geophysics, has been selected amongst 835 proposals to the 2021 Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST) competition. The FINESST program supports graduate student-designed and performed research projects that contribute to the Science Mission Directorate’s science, technology and exploration goals.

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Bellwether for a drying delta

Downstream of hydroelectric dams and Alberta’s oil sands, one of the world’s largest freshwater deltas is drying out. New Stanford University research suggests long-term drying is making it harder for muskrats to recover from massive die-offs. It’s a sign of threats to come for many other species.

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Rosemary Knight honored by Society of Exploration Geophysicists

Geophysics professor Rosemary Knight has received the highest honor of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG), the Maurice Ewing Medal, for her contributions to the advancement of the science and profession of exploration geophysics.

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