Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Events: 2016

The International Climate Change Agenda: Its Evolution and Its Future »

December 16, 2016 11:30 am PST

Please join Jonathan Pershing, Special Envoy for Climate Change at the U.S. Department of State, for an interactive discussion on climate change and the Paris Agreement. 

The Effects of Extreme Rainfall Patterns on Nitrogen Leaching from Field Crop Systems in US Midwest - Laura Hess »

December 15, 2016 1:00 pm PST

PhD Dissertation Defense - Earth System Science

State Change: What Media Will Communicate Climate Change? »

December 9, 2016 12:30 pm PST

Researching the ways in which natives and scientists copy with change, Greg Niemeyer presents photographs, data visualizations, and immersive media about the impact of the thawing permafrost on soil and soul in Barrow, Alaska, the nothernmost...

The future fate of the Greenland and Antarctic Ice sheets- Implications for Global Coastlines »

December 9, 2016 8:00 am PST

We will explore the sensitivity of the polar ice sheets to a warming atmosphere and ocean, using models that include previously underappreciated physical processes including surface meltwater-driven hydrofracturing and structural failure of ice...

E-IPER Feigenbaum Nii Foundation Joint MS Capstone Symposium »

December 8, 2016 2:00 pm PST

The Symposium features presentations from the Joint MS Students' Capstone Projects. Sponsored by Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment & Resources

E-IPER Dissertation Defense: Katrina ole-MoiYoi »

December 7, 2016 12:30 pm PST

Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment & Resources

Energy Seminar: David Danielson »

December 5, 2016 4:30 pm PST

David Danielson, Precourt Energy Scholar, Former Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy. Sponsored by Precourt Institute for Energy

Sustainable Transportation Seminar - Asha Agrawal & Hilary Nixon »

December 2, 2016 1:45 pm PST

Asha Agrawal and Hilary Nixon, Urban and Regional Planning, San Jose State University. Sponsor: Precourt Energy Efficiency Center

What Makes Owls So Special? »

November 30, 2016 7:30 pm PST

In his fascinating talk about this unique, intelligent bird, acclaimed naturalist Hans Peeters will introduce us to some of the secrets behind the surprising abilities of the owl. Sponsor: Continuing Studies

Stanford at Sea Info Session »

November 30, 2016 4:00 pm PST

Want to sail across the South Pacific? Interested in Marine Science and learning about Southern Polynesia? Come learn about this year's Stanford at Sea program!

The Trump Administration: Implications for Energy and Climate — A Bipartisan Discussion »

November 29, 2016 5:30 pm PST

Sponsors: Stanford Law School and Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance

Energy Seminar: Hal Harvey »

November 28, 2016 4:30 pm PST

Hal Harvey is the CEO of Energy Innovation, a San Francisco-based energy and environmental policy firm. Since its inception in 2012, Energy Innovation has delivered high-quality research and analysis to policymakers around the world and across a...

Water Bar - Public Art Interactive »

November 19, 2016 12:00 pm PST

Activate this public art project by sampling local tap waters and engaging in conversation with scientists, engineers, artists, activists, students, and other whose work focuses on issues around water.

Iran's Water Crisis »

November 17, 2016 6:30 pm PST

Despite having a more advanced water management system than most Middle Eastern countries, Iran is experiencing a serious water crisis. Dr. Kaveh Madani discusses the roots, current status, impending risks, and possible solutions. Sponsored by...

Garage Time at Hyperloop One »

November 17, 2016 6:00 pm PST

The Center for Automotive Research at Stanford and the Revs Program at Stanford welcomes Hyperloop One co-founder Josh Giegel (MS '08) for the next edition of the Open Garage Talk Series. The event will be moderated by Stanford d.school's Perry...

GIS Day at Stanford »

November 16, 2016 9:00 am PST

GIS Day is an annual celebration of geospatial technologies, held on the Wednesday of Geography week. GIS Day is an opportunity to connect Stanford researchers to the cutting edge of geospatial technologies, services and applications through...

U.S.-Japan Conference: Securing Critical Resources in a New Green and Industrial Era »

November 16, 2016 9:00 am PST

Discussions will focus on the the challenges, opportunities, and limitations of creating resilient supplies of critical materials. This will be the first conference to bring together companies from the entire the rare metal supply chain,...

Environmental Humanities Seminar: Climate Fictions »

November 15, 2016 6:00 pm PST

A discussion seminar on climate fictions, narrative and global change, joined by distinguished faculty Mark McGurl, Professor of English. Sponsored by Environment Humanities Project

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