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EPS Professor Kristie Boering and collaborators published an article this month in Geophysical Research Letters. The publication, "Measurements and Modeling of Contemporary Radiocarbon in...
UC Berkeley professor Roland Burgmann and Robert Nadeau, Berkeley Seismological Lab research seismologist, are co-authors in the Jan. 29, 2016 "Science" article, in which they find that ...
Richard Allen, professor and chair of the EPS department and director of the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, is at the White House today to celebrate the congressional appropriation of 8...
"This is the first time we've been able to map out the flow of mantle across an entire plate, so as to understand plate tectonics on a grand scale," said Richard Allen, a professor and...
"Volcanoes in India began spweing more magma around the time an asteroid hit Earth 66 milllion years ago. These eruptions and te asteroid impact both contributed to the mass extinction that...
"Massive eruptions formed the Deccan Traps flood basalts in India at around the same time as the mass extinction event 65 million years ago. Renne et al. precisely dated the massive...
"Sanne Cottaar will receive the 2015 Keiiti Aki Young Scientist Award at the 2015 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, to be held 14-18 December in San Francisco, California. The award...
Newfound Groups of Bacteria are Mixing up the Tree of Life
EPS Professor Jill Banfield led a team that discovered a large number of new groups or phyla of bacteria. The more than 35 new phyla equal in number all the plant and animal phyla combined...
Please visit McCone Hall during Cal Day 2015! You could view our Earth and Planetary Science events here!
Scientists have observed an increase in carbon dioxide’s greenhouse effect at the Earth’s surface for the first time. The researchers, led by William Collins and colleagues from Berkeley...

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