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Earth Matters
Science and insights for people who care about Earth, its resources and its environment February 2017
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.
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE
Earth satellite

Measuring African farm yields from space

By using high-res images taken by the latest generation of compact satellites, Stanford scientists have developed a new capability for estimating crop yields from space. WATCH VIDEO
EVOLUTION OF EARTH & LIFE
fossils

Discussing the future of conservation

Conservation scholars are looking to ancient fossils for clues about how ecosystems were once composed and how they could best function in the future.
ENERGY
solar panel home

A new low-cost battery for storing renewable energy

A new low-cost, high-performance battery could provide an inexpensive storage solution for solar power, which is abundant during the day but must be stored for use at night.  
CLIMATE CHANGE
mosquito

Drought linked to severity of West Nile virus epidemics

A new study that finds West Nile virus transmission is higher in drought years, but immunity acquired after large outbreaks limits the size of subsequent epidemics. 
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