Maria Zuber discusses the recent Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter and Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory NASA projects, which collect data on lunar topography and craters. (January 11, 2012)
Published 11/15/12
Greg Beroza of the Stanford School of Earth Sciences presents at the National Science Foundation Research Expo, "Which Hazards Are in Your Backyard?" (September 6, 2011)
Published 11/09/11
Stanford experts discuss why in a world of limited resources it is crucial that we understand the consequences that our decisions today have on the future. (April 22, 2011)
Published 06/15/11
The second of two evenings devoted to the examination of the earthquake that struck northern Japan. Experts from different fields will give their own interpretations of the impact that the catastrophe will have on the country. (April 26, 2011)
Published 05/27/11
A panel of experts gives individual presentations and then fields audience questions regarding the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and the repercussions it had on Japanese society. (April 25, 2011)
Published 05/27/11
Rod Ewing talks about the future of nuclear energy and more importantly, nuclear waste and its disposal -- emphasizing that it is an issue that needs to be addressed sooner rather than later. (January 24, 2011)
Published 02/07/11
Roland Horne begins the first of a series of two lectures discussing the oil leak that began on April 20, 2010. He discusses the technical aspects of the catastrophe by analyzing the engineering aspects of the incident. (November 16, 2010)
Published 11/22/10
The 2009 Risser Prize Winners, Hal Bernton, Justin Mayo, and Steve Ringman, will be joined by other experts for a public forum about the issues the article raised concerning data visualization techniques and mapping. (January 27, 2010)
Published 07/02/10
A distinguished panel of Stanford experts discuss some of the issues and challenges we must address on the way to a new energy future. (January 20, 2009)
Published 04/01/09
Water is essential to life and fresh water issues around the globe dominate the news, yet millions live without access to a safe and plentiful water supply. Experts will discuss pollution, droughts, floods, conservation and public health. (February 19, 2008)
Published 04/08/08
Water is essential to life and fresh water issues around the globe dominate the news, yet millions live without access to a safe and plentiful water supply. Experts discuss pollution, droughts, floods, conservation, and public health. (January 22, 2008)
Published 02/20/08
Professors Lynn Orr, Gil Masters, Margot Gerritsen, and Jim Sweeney examine alternative sources of energy, including the energy savings that can be realized by conservation efforts. (March 7, 2006)
Published 07/17/07
Stanford Professors Tabazadeh and Dunbar, and Lecturer Mastrandrea, present research on how solar radiation is captured in the atmosphere by greenhouse gases (GHG), how GHGs have been increasing, and why models suggest risks to humans. (February 21, 2006)
Published 07/10/07
Stanford Professors Wally Falcon and Scott Rozelle, along with Professor John Milliman from William and Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science, discuss the impact of urbanization on China's food supply, as well as water resource demand. (March 6, 2007)
Published 06/25/07
Stanford Professors Gary Ernst and Karen Seto, along with Project Director of the Natural Capital Project Christine Tam, characterize the topography of China, its geology, how land form has influenced China's development. (February 13, 2007)
Published 06/19/07
David Menzie and Tony Kovscek evaluate China's current demand for energy and mineral resources and how these needs affect the price and availability of commodities throughout the world. (January 23, 2007)
Published 06/13/07
The rate and magnitude of China's emergence in the 21st century as a world power is unprecedented. Ted C. Fishman examines the global implications of China's rapid growth, and will discuss how China is changing. (December 4, 2006)
Published 06/05/07