Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Planetary Science

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May 23, 2018
  E&PS Professors Doug Dreger and Roland Bürgmann are members of an international team of scientists publishing the most detailed view yet of the site of North Korea’s latest and largest... [Read more]
Apr 27, 2018
 Applications to become a GSI/Reader for the Earth & Planetary Sciences Department for Fall 2018 are now being accepted by the department.Please click the link ... [Read more]
Apr 1, 2018
Students in EPS 115 (Stratigraphy and Earth History) spent Spring Break in the Death Valley region for a course field trip. Led by Prof. Nick Swanson-Hysell and graduate students Yuem Park and Alex... [Read more]
Mar 13, 2018
Recruitment Period Open date: March 1st, 2018  Next review date: March 15th, 2018  Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.  Final date:... [Read more]
Mar 7, 2018
More of the Bay Area Could Be Underwater in 2100 Than Previously Expected By TROY GRIGGS MARCH 7, 2018,... [Read more]
Feb 27, 2018
Hidden ‘rock moisture’ may be key to tree survival during droughtImage: Weathered bedrock on hillsides can store a significant amount of rock moisture inside its fractures and pores. Tree roots tap... [Read more]
Feb 26, 2018
What is your UC Berkeley, Earth & Planetary Science moment?The first time you saw our mineral collection in McCone Hall?Sitting in Professor Rudy Wenk’s Mineralogy class?Out in the field for EPS... [Read more]
Jan 12, 2018
Largest recorded underwater volcanic eruption sheds light on deep-sea events(Image: Havre volcano showing new lava from 2012 eruption in red.)By Robert Sanders, Media relations |January 11, 2018They... [Read more]
Jan 8, 2018
Earth and Planetary Science Professor Inez Fung speaks of climate change on KQED science podcast and on NPR Morning Edition.  To listen, click... [Read more]