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GEOPHYS 115: Taking the Pulse of the Planet

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Instructors: Rosemary Knight (Geophysics), Olav Solgaard (Electrical Engineering)

With the launch of the Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability, we wish to celebrate, through this course, the powerful role that advancements in technology and advancements in data science are playing in addressing the global challenges in sustainability and climate change.

NASA satellites collect > 4TB/day of data displaying changes in GHGs, Precipitation, Temperature

Helicopters search for pathways for water

Measuring well quality

Join us as we explore, using Google co-lab, how new forms of satellite and airborne sensors allow us to better understand the changes occurring on our planet.

Join us in building new sensors, to fill critical data gaps, and monitor changes on the Stanford campus.