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Earth Matters
Science and insights for people who care about Earth, its resources and its environment February 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.
OCEANS

Deep-ocean turbulence could help drive global circulation

The findings could solve an outstanding mystery about the global ocean conveyor belt.
EVOLUTION OF EARTH & LIFE

Low oxygen oceans held back life's recovery after 'Great Dying'

Analysis of ancient seabed rocks reveal that life did not rebound until anoxia had fully ebbed.
 
ENERGY

What's behind the earthquakes in Oklahoma?

The recent spike in induced earthquakes in Oklahoma is primarily due to the injection of wastewater.
CLIMATE CHANGE

History of the 21st century CA drought

Stanford Earth researchers are working to better understand the causes of California's historic drought.
 
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