Tag: Stanford Earth

William Ellsworth

William Ellsworth earns the top honor in seismology

by Stanford Earth on June 14, 2021 4:29 pm
WILLIAM ELLSWORTH, professor of geophysics at Stanford Earth, has won the Seismological Society of America’s highest honor, the Harry Fielding Reid Medal. Ellsworth is being recognized for his critical contributions to earthquake location, earthquake nucleation, earthquake recurrence and induced seismicity research. With Felix Waldhauser, Ellsworth developed the double-difference (DD) earthquake location method, which has influenced… Read more William Ellsworth earns the top honor in seismology
David Pollard

Professor Emeritus Dave Pollard receives highest award of Geological Society

by Danielle Torrent Tucker on May 28, 2021 3:26 pm
DAVE POLLARD, the Barney and Estelle Morris Professor of Earth Sciences, Emeritus, has been awarded the 2021 Wollaston Medal, the highest honor of the Geological Society of London. The Wollaston Medal was established by British scientist William Hyde Wollaston (1766-1828) to promote “researches concerning the mineral structure of the Earth … or of the science… Read more Professor Emeritus Dave Pollard receives highest award of Geological Society
Gabrielle Wong-Parodi

Stanford Earth's Gabrielle Wong-Parodi receives NSF CAREER Award

by Danielle Torrent Tucker on March 29, 2021 4:38 pm
Assistant Professor of Earth system science GABRIELLE WONG-PARODI has received a 2021 National Science Foundation CAREER Award. The grant supports early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization. Wong-Parodi leads the Behavioral Decisions and the Environment… Read more Stanford Earth's Gabrielle Wong-Parodi receives NSF CAREER Award

Matt Lees receives AGU Outstanding Student Presentation Award

by Danielle Torrent Tucker on March 1, 2021 2:22 pm
Stanford Earth graduate student MATT LEES has been selected to receive an Outstanding Student Presentation Award (OSPA) from the American Geophysical Union (AGU). The award is given to promote, recognize and reward undergraduate, master’s and PhD students for quality research in the geophysical sciences. Typically, only the top 3 to 5 percent of student participants… Read more Matt Lees receives AGU Outstanding Student Presentation Award

Karen Casciotti named 2020 John Hayes Award recipient

by Danielle Torrent Tucker on January 28, 2021 3:02 pm
Biogeochemist KAREN CASCIOTTI, professor of Earth system science at Stanford’s School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences (Stanford Earth), has been awarded the third annual John Hayes Award from the Geochemical Society. The award is granted to a mid-career scientist who draws together multiple fields of investigation to advance biogeochemical science. Casciotti has been recognized for her research… Read more Karen Casciotti named 2020 John Hayes Award recipient
Noah Diffenbaugh

Noah Diffenbaugh receives AGU’s William Kaula Award

by University Communications on January 7, 2021 3:36 pm
Climate scientist NOAH DIFFENBAUGH, the Kara J Foundation Professor, has been awarded the William Kaula Award by the American Geophysical Union (AGU). The award is given in recognition of unselfish service to the scientific community through extraordinary dedication to and exceptional efforts on behalf of AGU’s publications program. Diffenbaugh served as editor of the peer-reviewed… Read more Noah Diffenbaugh receives AGU’s William Kaula Award

Jane Willenbring receives AGU's Marguerite T. Williams Award

by Danielle Torrent Tucker on November 2, 2020 4:04 pm
Associate Professor of Geological Sciences JANE WILLENBRING has been presented with the inaugural Marguerite T. Williams Award from the American Geophysical Union (AGU). The award, which honors a Black scientist who pioneered broader participation in STEM by earning her PhD in geology in 1942, recognizes contributions to research and community-building by a mid-career scientist in the field of… Read more Jane Willenbring receives AGU's Marguerite T. Williams Award

Summer reading: Illuminating our planet and paths toward sustainability

by Josie Garthwaite on July 8, 2020 6:40 am
This year’s informal survey of faculty at Stanford’s School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences (Stanford Earth) yielded suggestions for summer reading that may inspire curiosity about our planet, conversations about the way we live on it and fresh perspectives on a more sustainable future. Here are 24 titles to consider as companions for a summer of… Read more Summer reading: Illuminating our planet and paths toward sustainability
Anna Broome

Four researchers receive AGU Outstanding Student Paper Awards

by Danielle Torrent Tucker on March 22, 2020 2:21 pm
Four Stanford Earth researchers have been selected to receive 2019 Outstanding Student Paper Awards (OSPAs) from the American Geophysical Union (AGU): PhD candidates TYLER KUKLA, CHAYAWAN “EARTH” JAIKLA, INDRANEEL “NEEL” KASMALKAR and ANNA BROOME. The award is given to promote, recognize and reward undergraduate, master’s and PhD students for quality research in the geophysical sciences.… Read more Four researchers receive AGU Outstanding Student Paper Awards
Alexandra Konings

Stanford Earth's Alexandra Konings receives NSF CAREER Award

by Danielle Torrent Tucker on February 18, 2020 3:38 pm
ALEXANDRA KONINGS, assistant professor of Earth system science, recently received a 2020 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award. The grant supports early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization. Konings leads the Remote Sensing Ecohydrology Group… Read more Stanford Earth's Alexandra Konings receives NSF CAREER Award