Oct. 6, 2017—In celebration of Campus Sustainability Month, join SustainVU for several sustainability-themed events in October.
Sep. 13, 2017—A number of Vanderbilt professors can provide interviews about rethinking how and why we rebuild after disasters, designing policies to keep Americans safe and predicting extreme weather impacts.
Jun. 20, 2017—A study of stalagmite records from the White Moon Cave in the Santa Cruz Mountains finds the California coast was lashed by exceptionally wet and stormy weather for 150 years...8,200 years ago.
Jun. 2, 2017—Bayesian modeling can include hundreds of data points and present a range of potential events and options for dealing with them.
Jun. 2, 2017—Researchers are studying how commerce and flood control on inland waterways and the residents along them must change.
Jun. 2, 2017—Analysis suggests that climate change had a significant impact on megafauna diets and was a primary factor in their extinction.
Jun. 2, 2017—An island off the nation's coast demonstrates land use mismanagement can be far more damaging than rising sea levels.
Jun. 2, 2017—Vanderbilt University law and earth science professors contend initiatives that reduce carbon emissions from corporations and households can fill some of the gap.
Feb. 9, 2017—Two Vanderbilt professors have won the $10,000 Morrison Prize for their article on sustainability.
Jan. 26, 2017—A new study has compared the diet of a variety of Australian megafaunal herbivores from the period when they were widespread (350,000 to 570,000 years ago) to a period when they were in decline (30,000 to 40,000 years ago) by studying their fossil teeth. The analysis suggests that climate change had a significant impact on their diets and may well have been a primary factor in their extinction.
Aug. 26, 2016—Paleoclimatic cave study in California is designed to identify the factors that made megadroughts commonplace in the western U.S. from 5,000 to 8,000 years ago.
Apr. 13, 2016—A pair of Vanderbilt doctoral students has assembled a multi-disciplinary team of graduate students from around the country to conduct a multi-faceted study of how people are affected by and responding to drought conditions in the United States.