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New Assessment of the Uneven Distribution of Environmental Burdens and Benefits for Santa Clara County
New Assessment of the Uneven Distribution of Environmental Burdens and Benefits for Santa Clara County

ESS researchers Iris Stewart-Frey, Chris Bacon and Will Burke investigated the uneven distribution of environmental benefits and burdens in Santa Clara County.

 Lucy Diekmann awarded USDA postdoctoral grant
Lucy Diekmann awarded USDA postdoctoral grant

Lucy Diekmann will be studying Urban Agriculture under the mentorship of ESS faculty member Leslie Gray and in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Institute.

Ancient sediments point to rising mountains as origin of arid Central Asia
Ancient sediments point to rising mountains as origin of arid Central Asia

A new study by Hari Mix and colleagues finds that the uplift of Mongolia's Altai and Hangay mountains drove the expansion of the Gobi Desert.

ESS welcomes new faculty member Hari Mix
ESS welcomes new faculty member Hari Mix

Hari Mix is an earth systems scientist who uses isotope analysis to understand climate and mountain systems.

Virginia Matzek awarded NSF grant to investigate ecological restoration in Australia
Virginia Matzek awarded NSF grant to investigate ecological restoration in Australia

ESS Assistant Professor Virginia Matzek has won a highly competitive NSF grant to travel to Australia and research how people value ecological restoration projects.

ES majors Nick Leasure and Jack Bird recongnized at 2014 Commencement
ES majors Nick Leasure and Jack Bird recongnized at 2014 Commencement

Jack Bird wins the Nobili medal and Nick Leasure is the 2014 recipient of the Peter-Hans Kolvenbach S.J. award.