Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.

Skip to content Skip to navigation

What's At Stake

Today, more than 1 billion people have inadequate access to energy, water and food. As the world population continues to grow to over 9 billion this century, demand for these resources will increase.

About Us

At Stanford Earth, we develop the knowledge, talent, and leadership to understand the changing Earth and help solve the enormous resource and environmental challenges facing the world. We are committed to a collaborative, collegial, inclusive, and tolerant community.

Learn more about us



Earth Matters In Your Inbox

School News

Jamal Cherry portrait

Jamal's interest in a career that helps the world meet its energy needs has taken him from Ghana to Alaska, where he now works as an associate drilling engineer with ConocoPhillips.

gas hydrates map

Stanford Earth's Laura Dafov and Zachary Burton have won the 2017 Global Energy Forum video competition with a video about their pioneering efforts in the modeling of gas hydrate systems.

New course covering deep sea microbes and outer space draws students from all majors into the study of planet Earth.