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Rosemary Knight named educator of the year

Water In The West

The Society of Exploration Geophysicists honored Knight for providing extraordinary inspiration to the next generation of geophysics professionals.

Mapping Seawater Threat to California Central Coast Aquifers

Stanford News

Researchers from Stanford and the University of Calgary have transformed pulses of electrical current sent 1,000 feet underground into a picture of where seawater has infiltrated freshwater aquifers along the Monterey Bay coastline.

Stanford project maps underground water — aimed at taking the guesswork out of well drilling

The Mecury News

The Stanford University-led project, the first of its type in California, is aimed at taking the guesswork out of well drilling — and guiding restoration of precious groundwater supplies once winter rains start soaking the state.

Stanford takes crack at studying Central Coast aquifer seawater intrusion

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Focusing on a 1,000-foot-deep two-dimensional slice of ground from Aptos down to Monterey, Stanford University researchers are taking a new tact studying saltwater intrusion along the Central Coast.

Andy Parsekian Takes Tenure-Track Faculty Position at the University of Wyoming

Andy Parsekian, a postdoc member of the Environmental Geophysics Group since 2011, will be taking a position as assistant professor at the University of Wyoming starting in January 2014.

Rosemary Knight Testifies Before California Assembly Select Committee on Sea Level Rise and the California Economy

Rosemary Knight, Stanford Professor of Geophysics and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment, testified before the Assembly’s Select Committee on Sea Level Rise and the California Economy when it held the second of four statewide hearings in Half Moon Bay on July 17, 2013. Chaired by Assemblyman Richard Gordon, the committee had three sessions on its agenda for the hearing

Near-Surface Geophysics Class Goes to Colorado

In the Spring of 2013, students from the GP190 Near-Surface Geophysics class had a unique opportunity to visit an aquifer recharge and recovery (ARR) facility in Colorado to gain experience making field geophysical measurements.

GEM Center Researchers Bound for Australia in Search of Groundwater for Remote Aboriginal Villages

GEM Center researchers were recently awarded a grant from Geoscientists Without Borders (GWB) to conduct geophysical measurements in South Australia in hopes of improving water security for remote Aboriginal villages.