Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Planetary Science

News and Awards

Nov 8, 2017
Earth and Planetary Science Professor William Boos presented a special BASC seminar on the "Mechanisms and trends of extreme rainfall in Earth’s most populous regions" to staff, faculty, and students... [Read more]
Dec 13, 2017
The long-awaited Earth and Planetary Science 2017 Alumni Report is now available online at the following link by ... [Read more]
Dec 11, 2017
Cal Nourish - Give a gift of food to Berkeley Students in need!Cal Nourish is a way for staff to come together to help Berkeley students who struggle to make ends meet during the winter curtailment.... [Read more]
Dec 11, 2017
The annual Earth and Planetary Science Santa Barbara’s Day event took place on December 7 and was a rousing success thanks to the leadership of the department’s graduate students.The event, led by... [Read more]
Dec 11, 2017
The ISS made a unique appearance over campus on November 27 and 29.Although the ISS tends to be visible numerous nights (or early mornings) in the Bay Area, it was rare for the station to “fly-over”... [Read more]
Dec 11, 2017
A minor, but persistent, wind storm produced gusts in the Bay Area creating a rare opportunity for UC Berkeley students and staff to view the Farallon Islands from McCone Hall.Located 30 miles off... [Read more]
Dec 11, 2017
The annual online fundraising event for U.C. Berkeley and the Department of Earth and Planetary Science will be returning in 2018 on March 8.The Big Give is an online fundraising event that began in... [Read more]
Dec 11, 2017
  Astro/Science Photos buffs were out in force as the first (and only) supermoon of 2017 rose over the Bay Area skies.Nicknamed the “Cold Moon,” the rising full moon on December 3 was the... [Read more]
Dec 11, 2017
During its annual holiday party, staff and students from the Berkeley Seismology Lab (the sister department of EPS) celebrated diversity by inscribing holiday messages in various languages-including... [Read more]
Dec 11, 2017
 On December 1, the Earth and Sciences and Map library, located in McCone Hall, held a special open house to show off its news reading room lounge for use by students, faculty and staff.The... [Read more]

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