Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Geophysics

News and Awards

Dec 2, 2008
A new simulation of Jupiter\'s interior predicts a large rocky core surrounded by methane, water and ammonia ices, with hardly any ice in the hydrogen and helium atmosphere that makes up 95 percent... [Read more]
Jan 1, 2009
If smog were a kitchen creation, the recipe would go something like this: Start with a miasma of organic hydrocarbons from spilled gasoline, incomplete combustion and trees. Add nitrogen oxides from... [Read more]
Feb 1, 2009
Raymond Jeanloz and Lars Stixrude (an alumnus of this department) received the prestigious Cozzarelli Prize for the most exceptional paper in physical and mathematical sciences published in ... [Read more]
Mar 1, 2009
A newly laid, 32-mile underwater cable finally links the state\'s only seafloor seismic station with the University of California, Berkeley\'s seismic network, merging real-time data from west of the... [Read more]
Apr 1, 2009
Bill Cassata has won an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Congratulations!
Apr 2, 2009
We are delighted to let you know that Walter Alvarez was appointed the 2010 Faculty Research Lecturer. This prestigious honor is awarded by the Berkeley faculty to its most distinguished members.... [Read more]
May 1, 2009
Professor Don DePaolo and a team of researchers from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory were selected to receive one of only 46 large grants given out from the Department of Energy\'s Office... [Read more]
May 2, 2009
High-level technician to manage an electron microprobe laboratory under faculty supervision. Duties include maintenance and operation of all subsystems of a Cameca SX-51 microprobe; analysis and... [Read more]
May 3, 2009
Leif Karlstrom received an Outstanding Student Poster at AGU last year, congratulations! 
Jul 1, 2009
Professor Bill Dietrich received the Robert E. Horton Medal of the American Geophysical Union. The medal  recognizes outstanding contributions to hydrology. Bill received this great honor \"for... [Read more]