Investigate the complex interaction of humans and nature
The Earth Systems Program is an interdisciplinary environmental science major and coterminal masters program. Students learn about and independently investigate complex environmental problems caused by human activities in conjunction with natural changes in the Earth system.
One on one advising is a hallmark of our program. Meet with a friendly and knowledgeable student advisor, the Student Services Manager, or an Earth Systems faculty member to discuss your academic plans.
Meet some of our community members
The Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability is making progress toward the goal of having a school-wide undergraduate degree program that reflects the ambitions of the school and the aspirations of our students. The proposed new major builds on the powerful and historic Earth Systems major.
The award recognizes individuals who go above and beyond their role to create a more inclusive, just, and welcoming community at the Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences.
More than any class before, the 2022 graduates of the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences are prepared to navigate uncertainties in the pursuit of a life that brings happiness and meaning, according to Dean Stephan Graham.