Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Near-Surface Geochemistry and Geobiology

News and Awards

Nov 26, 2019
 Professors Roland Bürgmann and Michael Manga are named fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).  The newly elected fellows will be presented certificates and... [Read more]
Nov 22, 2019
The EPS Annual Report (AKA Department Update) is now available on our website here. ... [Read more]
Oct 18, 2019
California rolls out first statewide earthquake early warning systemBy ... [Read more]
Sep 11, 2019
Photo: To create neutrons in the high flux neutron generator, UC Berkeley researchers heat up deuterium atoms in a vacuum chamber to 50,000 degrees Celsius to obtain an ionized plasma (pink glow),... [Read more]
Aug 22, 2019
AGU’s highest honor, the ... [Read more]
Jul 31, 2019
We congratulate EPS Professor Daniel Stolper for receiving the 2019 Hisashi Kuno Award from American Geophysical Union. The Kuno award recognizes outstanding contributions to the fields of... [Read more]
Jul 29, 2019
Image: Wells drilled into Oklahoma's Arbuckle formation inject wastewater (1) which then disperses through the rock. As it spreads, the wastewater can trigger earthquakes in fault zones (2), but... [Read more]
Sep 10, 2019
The Department of Earth and Planetary Science at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for an Assistant Professor faculty position with an expected start date of July 1, 2020.... [Read more]
Jun 25, 2019
A view from the “Kimberley” formation on Mars taken by NASA’s Curiosity rover. The strata in the foreground dip towards the base of Mount Sharp, indicating flow of water toward a basin that existed... [Read more]
Jun 26, 2019
The Marcus Milling Legendary Geoscientist Medal is given to a recipient with consistent contributions of high-quality... [Read more]