Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Near-Surface Geochemistry and Geobiology

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Professor Michael Manga has been awarded the Robert Wilhelm Bunsen Medal of the European Geosciences Union.  This medal has been established to honor outstanding scientists whose work is...
Professor Jillian Banfield has accomplished the rather amazing feat of being recognized with two major awards in a single day. She will receive two prestigious awards – the Benjamin...
Professor Bill Dietrich received the 2011 Arthur Holmes Union Medal and Honorary Membership to the European Union of Geoscience.  This is one of the three equally-ranked most...
President Obama announced his intent to nominate BIE Faculty Director, Prof. Inez Fung, to serve on the Committee for the National Medal of Science. The Committee on the National Medal of...
The NRC recently completed the ranking of doctoral programs relying on thorough consideration of various characteristics that contribute to overall quality. Using a weighting of these...
Professor Jim Bishop studies how plankton turnover contributes to the global carbon cycle. The process is critical to understanding and predicting present and future levels of atmospheric...
Professor Hans-Rudolf Wenk was awarded the Abraham-Gottlob-Werner-Medaille in Silver for 2010.  The Abraham-Gottlob-Werner Medal is the highest honor of the German Mineralogical Society.
The graduate program of Earth and Planetary Science Department was ranked 3rd place by US News & World Report. Our department came in 3rd just after tied for first place California...
Five Berkeley Lab scientists have been named to the 2009 class of “Fellow” by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). An honor bestowed by their peers, a AAAS Fellow...

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