Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Events: 2018

Carbon Removal in the Climate Response Portfolio »

June 11, 2018 10:00 am PDT

Stanford experts will discuss carbon removal technologies and opportunities for the United States and beyond at an event in Washington, D.C.

Meet the Makers Spring 2018 »

June 8, 2018 4:30 pm PDT

More than 100 brilliant STUDENT MAKERS from the Product Realization Lab present their AMAZING Spring Quarter projects! Products include innovations in sports equipment, consumer goods, fine jewelry, education and health devices, agricultural...

Geophysics Department Seminar - Mathieu Perton: Diffuse field and HVSR for Soil Characterization »

June 7, 2018 12:00 pm PDT

Speaker: Dr. Mathieu Perton; CONACYT Research Fellow at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México  The equipartition theorem is generally badly understood and has been recently strongly criticized. However, we used this theorem to compute Green...

ESS Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Sarah Fakhreddine: Unforeseen Geochemical and Hydrological Triggers of Arsenic Mobilization During Managed Aquifer Recharge »

June 7, 2018 9:00 am PDT

This talk comprises the public portion of the PhD dissertation defense from approximately 9:00-10:00 AM. Department: Earth System Science Graduate Student: Sarah Fakhreddine Advisor: Dr. Scott Fendorf Title: Unforeseen Geochemical and...

Energy Seminar: Richard Rhodes: Energy: A Human History »

June 4, 2018 4:30 pm PDT

Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning author Richard Rhodes reveals the fascinating history behind energy transitions over time—wood to coal to oil to electricity and beyond. People have lived and died, businesses have prospered and...

50 Years of Transforming Geopolitics and Baltic Studies »

June 2, 2018 12:00 pm PDT

Join us for a luncheon session of the 2018 AABS Conference at Stanford University: The 100th Anniversary of Baltic Independence , featuring a keynote talk by Dr. Agnia Grigas: 50 Years of...

E-IPER Dissertation Defense: Elinor Benami "Shaping the Producer’s Problem: The Role of Land-use Zoning and Certification in the Sustainability of Brazilian Oil Palm and Coffee" »

June 1, 2018 12:00 pm PDT

Abstract: Enhancing the sustainability of tropical agriculture requires understanding how different approaches work, or do not work, in influencing producer practices. This dissertation examines two programs that aim to govern the social and...

A Conversation with Marcia McNutt »

May 31, 2018 3:30 pm PDT

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment director Chris Field will have a conversation with Marcia McNutt, President, National Academy of Sciences

ESS Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Taylor Martin: Stable Isotopes of Nitrite as a Tool for Understanding Nitrogen Cycling and Loss in Marine Oxygen Deficient Zones »

May 31, 2018 2:00 pm PDT

This talk comprises the public portion of the PhD dissertation defense from approximately 2:00-3:00 PM. Department: Earth System Science Graduate Student: Taylor Martin Advisor: Dr. Karen Casciotti Title: Stable Isotopes of Nitrite as a Tool...

SmartGrid Seminar: Ulrich Münz, Future Power System Control Functions: An Industry Perspective »

May 31, 2018 1:30 pm PDT

Abstract: This talk provides an overview of Siemens Corporate Technology’s recent research on new control functions for future power systems. Three different topics are discussed: (a) adaptive power oscillation damping optimization to increase...

Geophysics Department Seminar - Aditi Sheshadri: Stratospheric Variability and Tropospheric Climate Change »

May 31, 2018 12:00 pm PDT

Speaker: Dr. Aditi Sheshadri; Stanford University, Department of Earth System Science Variability of the polar stratospheric vortex impacts weather and climate patterns at the Earth’s surface on timescales from weeks to decades. In this talk, I...

Art + Community: Conversations on Sustainability »

May 30, 2018 6:00 pm PDT

This week we will think about sustainability and what it means for ourselves, our justice movements, and our planet. A-lan Holt, Associate Director, Institute for Diversity in the Arts will moderate a conversation with Donte Clark (poet and...

ESS Wed Seminar: The Earth Microbiome Project - Investigating the Structure of Microbial Diversity on Earth BY Luke Thompson, PhD, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration »

May 30, 2018 12:30 am PDT

The Earth Microbiome Project (EMP) is a massively collaborative effort to characterize microbial life on this planet. Tens of thousands of samples have been crowdsourced from the scientific community to understand ecological patterns across the...

CESTA Poster Symposium »

May 29, 2018 4:30 pm PDT

You’re invited to the 2018 CESTA Poster Symposium! Join us at the Black Community Services Center on May 29th, 4:30-6:30 to learn about student research conducted by Stanford undergraduates at the intersection of technology and the Humanities!...

CEE Dissertation Defense: Elucidating Pathways of Fecal Transmission: Evidence from Bangladesh - Laura Kwong »

May 11, 2018 2:00 pm PDT

Dissertation Defense: 2-3:00 p.m. in Herrin Hall 175 - Reception at 5:00 p.m. (location TBA)

CANCELED: Environmental Economics Forum with Reed Walker »

May 10, 2018 3:30 pm PDT

Reed Walker, University of California, Berkeley

Briefing: Fire and the Future of California Forests »

May 8, 2018 3:30 pm PDT

California fires burned over 1 million acres in 2017, setting records for the most destructive wildfire season in state history. Longer, more frequent droughts and higher temperatures caused by climate change are exacerbating conditions for such...

Environmental Forum | The Arctic in a Two-Degree Warmer World - Eric Post, UC Davis »

April 23, 2018 12:00 pm PDT

Eric Post, University of California, Davis

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