Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Our Mission:

To produce breakthrough environmental solutions that protect and nurture our planet to meet the vital needs of people today and for generations to come.

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The Stanford Woods Institute

Ross Sea, Antarctica

Managing Beaches

Stanford scientists develop predictive systems that provide more accurate information on water contamination to better protect public health.

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San Diego, Calif.

Maximizing Impact

Stanford's young environmental researchers gain tools and skills to collaborate with decision-makers from government, NGOs and businesses

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Washington, DC

Mapping Aquifer Threat

Stanford scientists use advanced imaging to “see” saltwater intrusion into underground freshwater sources along California coast.

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Monterey, Calif.

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