Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Atmosphere, Oceans, and Climate

News and Awards

Feb 22, 2019
 Ranked as one of the top departments in earth and planetary science, our program engages students in multiple disciplines with award winning faculty and renowned research facilities.... [Read more]
Feb 14, 2019
The Goldschmidt Award is given for major achievements in geochemistry or cosmochemistry, consisting of either a single outstanding contribution, or a series of publications that have had great... [Read more]
Feb 7, 2019
Each year since 1907, the Academic Senate has recognized two representatives from our distinguished faculty to share their research in a public lecture hosted by the Chancellor.  This is the... [Read more]
Jan 22, 2019
According to ThoughtCo, a premier reference site with a 20+ year focus on expert-created education content, the... [Read more]
Jan 17, 2019
With a new collaborative article with EPS Professor Burkhard Militzer published in Science today, gravity... [Read more]
Jan 7, 2019
New research led by EPS Postdoctoral Fellow Sarah Slotznick documents magnetic evidence of oxygenation in a lake during the Proterozoic Eon. In the early history of life on Earth,... [Read more]
Jan 6, 2019
The American Meteorological Society is sponsoring a full day symposium in honor of EPS faculty member Inez Fung and her scientific contributions. The symposium description is as follows: ... [Read more]
Oct 19, 2018
UC Berkeley geophysicist Michael Manga is leveraging Big Data and Earth science to explore whether there is life elsewhere in our solar system.... [Read more]
Sep 25, 2018
The International Standing Committee for Thermochronology awards the Charles and Nancy Naeser Prize annually to early career scientists who have made outstanding and innovative contributions in... [Read more]
Sep 24, 2018
Solid silicates (blue line) are semi-conductors that have excitation gap (green region). Liquid silicates (red line) have no gap and are thus semi-metals. They conduct electricity reasonably well.... [Read more]