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Earth Matters
Science and insights for people who care about Earth, its resources and its environment December 2016
Earth Matters curates research from across Stanford on topics including energy, natural hazards, food, freshwater resources, climate change, and others. This monthly alert will notify you of the latest material available.
FRESHWATER RESOURCES
crop irrigation

Syrian crisis altered region’s land and water resources

Using remote sensing tools to uncover the environmental impacts of war, researchers introduce novel approaches for hard-to-reach areas.
CLIMATE CHANGE
cattle

Methane from food production could be wildcard in combating climate change

Stanford Earth's Rob Jackson highlights opportunities for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture and fossil fuel use.
ENERGY
solar panels

Stanford unveils innovative solar generating station

Stanford's newly opened Solar Generating Station in Kern County, Calif., will provide more than 50 percent of the university's electricity.
NATURAL HAZARDS
oil pumps

Number of manmade earthquakes in Oklahoma declining, but risks remain

Over the next few years, the rate of earthquakes induced by wastewater injection in Oklahoma will decrease significantly, Stanford scientists say.
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